Wearables and Remote Patient Monitoring

Learn how Advocate Aurora saw a significant decrease in hospital stays and ED visits by implementing remote patient monitoring with VitalTech.
Recent research from the Peterson Health Technology Institute (PHTI) panned many digital diabetes management tools for failing to provide meaningful clinical benefits while raising health care spending.
The recent CES 2024 show (formerly the Consumer Electronics Show) produced a number of health care-related, attention-getting devices. Some are not commercially available yet, but these products have the potential to help patients take greater control of their health.
Brian W. Anthony, director of MIT’s master of engineering in manufacturing program and co-director of MIT’s Medical Electronic Device Realization Center, recently outlined in MedCity News key ways that remote patient monitoring could improve health care.
A new UnitedHealthcare Rewards program will pay eligible plan members, including spouses, up to $1,000 a year for achieving various daily health goals and one-time activities when documented through wearable devices.
In 2023, provider organizations can expect significant evolutionary changes in how to optimize patient engagement, the ever-expanding role that retail clinics will play in care delivery and some upheaval in venture capital funding for health care startups.
Technology experts believe that applications that provide what’s known as wearable cognitive assistance (WCA) could significantly improve clinical processes and safety, and reduce costs. WCA includes headsets provided to surgeons with real-time medical anatomical visualizations, preoperative…
In a new report initiated by Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams, Apple ties together its expansive devices and applications, its partnerships with hospitals and health systems and work with researchers.
Mayo Clinic researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to identify left ventricular dysfunction (i.e., a weak heart pump) in most patients based on Apple Watch electrocardiogram data.
Who knew it could be so difficult to disrupt health care? For the second time in seven years, Google Health is being dismantled. Nevertheless, the search engine giant will continue to focus on health tech and work to improve health care outcomes globally.