Preventing Readmissions with Wearables

Preventing Readmissions with Wearables

Among heart failure patients discharged from hospitals, on average 23% are readmitted each year, according to a 2016 report in Progressive Cardiovascular Disease. Early detection of changing symptoms to prevent readmission is the Holy Grail for the costly problem....
Wearables Predict Falls [video]

Wearables Predict Falls [video]

Many seniors live in dread of falls. If you fall and break your hip, as my Mother did as we were leaving a restaurant in early February a few years back, you might not get home for months. My Mom didn’t go home until the end of May. As we wrote in June this...
E-stim Implants Restore Walking [video]

E-stim Implants Restore Walking [video]

Physical therapists and sports trainers primarily use neurostimulation to reduce pain and augment rehabilitation. The CDC keeps a running section on the ScienceDirect website with articles about external and implanted neurostimulators. Medical professionals...