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Patients Go Wireless in San Diego Hospital

Posted by: | Posted on: February 27, 2013
Palomar Medical Center is equipping some of its patients with wristband devices that will provide continuous monitoring of core vital signs, freeing them from being tethered to bulky devices. The…

Three Telemedicine Programs Demonstrate Value in a New Study

Posted by: | Posted on: February 22, 2013
A recent study by the Commonwealth Fund highlights three telemedicine programs that have delivered proven value by improving the quality of care and reducing costs. The Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA)…

FDA Clears Telemedicine Robot

Posted by: | Posted on: January 25, 2013
The FDA has granted 510(k) regulatory clearance to the RP-VITA, a telepresence robot created by iRobot and inTouch Health. The device allows doctors to consult with patients in remote hospitals…

Remote Patient Monitoring Market Projected to Grow at 27% Annually Through 2017

Posted by: | Posted on: January 23, 2013
A new report estimates that 2.8 million patients worldwide are using dedicated remote devices to monitor their health. That figure does not include patients using monitoring apps through their mobile…

Biometric Bracelet Could Verify User Identity

Posted by: | Posted on: August 10, 2012
Technology being developed at Dartmouth College could be used to verify the user of a medical device on the basis of his or her response to a weak electric signal.…

mHealth and Commercial Flights: Please Turn off Your Insulin Pumps for Landing

Posted by: | Posted on: June 29, 2012
As wireless enabled medical devices become more common, Neil Versel of ponders how the FAA will handle such devices on commercial flights →  …