Plushcare Offers Telehealth Service in All 50 States

Plushcare Offers Telehealth Service in All 50 States

We’ve written about advances in telehealth and telemedicine implementations many times in the past few years. We most recently wrote about significant increases in physician telehealth adoption reported in American Well’s Telehealth Index 2019 Physician...
Smart Shirt Monitors COPD Patient Breathing

Smart Shirt Monitors COPD Patient Breathing

We’ve written about the Hexoskin health sensing smart shirt several times, including the device’s use with young athletes and astronauts. Now Hexoskin has an additional application: monitoring patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)....
A Box of Tech Helps Parents Detect Autism

A Box of Tech Helps Parents Detect Autism

The Centers for Disease Control report that studies in Asia, Europe, and North America identify from 1% to 2% of the population with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD is approximately four times as common with boys than with girls but occurs in all racial, ethnic,...
Lightweight Wearable Multi-Lead ECG [video]

Lightweight Wearable Multi-Lead ECG [video]

Home ECG devices epitomize the conflict between patient-facing usability and doctor-facing accuracy and usefulness. We’ve written about many ECG technology development projects such as Bardy Diagnostics’ Carnation Ambulatory Monitor (CAM) and...
FDA Clears 10-Year Spinal Stim Implant

FDA Clears 10-Year Spinal Stim Implant

The FDA has cleared Abbott’s Proclaim XR neurostimulation system; this allows the company to market its long-term chronic pain relief implant as an alternative to pharmaceutical options. Neurostimulation relieves pain by interrupting pain signals on their way...