Latest Monitoring Stories

2014-09-04 23:02:56

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Continuous Glucose Monitoring Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Continuous glucose monitoring devices are smart, tiny automated machines that provide a wide range of information about a patient’s fluctuating blood glucose levels such as the frequency, magnitude, direction, duration and causes of the...

2014-09-03 12:31:47

Leaf Healthcare co-founder Barrett Larson to speak at MedX Conference on September 6 PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time a new, wearable technology promises to help medical personnel prevent pressure ulcers by monitoring patient movement and alerting caregivers when patients susceptible to pressure ulcers need to be turned. At the 2014 Medicine X Conference, Dr. Barrett Larson will discuss a novel monitoring system that can help eliminate...

wearable tech for health
2014-08-22 05:16:35

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Currently, wearable devices that can track certain health information like heart rate, pulse, number of steps, sleep patterns, and such do a great job of gathering data, but don't really do much to help wearers do something more with that data. In other words, these devices have lots of great data about the individual, which can motivate and track progress, but they simply do not tell us much more than that, according to the...

2014-08-19 12:28:36

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, today announced the closing of a $10 million senior secured term loan agreement with Senseonics, Incorporated ("Senseonics"). Proceeds of the loan will be used to fund the ongoing development of an implantable continuous glucose monitoring system for people with diabetes. "Senseonics is on the verge of...

Disposable Biosensor Could Help Doctors Determine Which Patients Can Safely Eat Following Surgery
2014-08-12 03:39:29

University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences Invention monitors an important new vital sign A disposal, plastic listening device that attaches to the abdomen may help doctors definitively determine which post-operative patients should be fed and which should not, an invention that may improve outcomes, decrease healthcare costs and shorten hospital stays, according to a UCLA study. Some patients who undergo surgery develop a condition called post-operative ileus (POI), a...

crazy mind reading technology
2014-08-07 05:25:28

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Whether you are happy, sad, frustrated, angry, or excited, your computer could soon be checking out your emotional state as you use it for work or play. Jai Menon, head of Dell’s research and development department, recently told BBC News that mood-reading applications could be with us in less than 3 years. Dell Research already has the hardware available in the form of existing “brain activity” headsets made by NeuroSky and...

2014-08-04 08:28:39

Study of 897 SHL subscribers resulted in 5.8% readmission rate at 30-days, as compared to standardized rates of around 20% TEL AVIV, Israel and ZURICH, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SHL Telemedicine Ltd. (SIX Swiss Exchange: SHLTN, OTCPK: SMDCY), a leading provider and developer of advanced personal telemedicine solutions, today announced results from a study on hospital readmission rates for patients who have suffered from acute myocardial infarction (AMI). The study, which was...

2014-07-17 23:01:14

Goliath Technologies acquires Monitoring as a Service provider, TransformaTech, to meet growing demand by IT Executives for MaaS solutions Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Goliath Technologies, a leading provider of IT Operations Software for hybrid physical, virtual, and cloud environments, announced today that they have acquired TransformaTech. TransformaTech, a privately held company with offices in Exton, PA, provides monitoring as a service (MaaS) from the cloud for hosted and...

Home Blood Pressure-monitoring Kits Can Save Money For Insurance Companies
2014-07-15 03:29:05

American Heart Association Home blood pressure-monitoring kits can save insurance companies money by improving healthcare quality and reducing healthcare costs, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension. In the United States, more than 76 million adults have diagnosed high blood pressure, and many more are undiagnosed. Since high blood pressure typically has no symptoms, periodic testing is critical especially for people with the factors that...

2014-07-09 16:28:09

DUBLIN, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6scjt6/hemodynamic) has announced the addition of the "Hemodynamic Monitoring Devices - Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2012-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 BRICSS Hemodynamic Monitoring Devices market value is expected to reach US$281 million by 2016, primarily supported by the product types -...

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