Heart Monitor Necklace Gets FDA Clearance

Heart Monitor Necklace Gets FDA Clearance

toSense is a startup based in San Diego, California, and the company has quietly created a device that can monitor a patient’s heart at home. The CoVa Monitoring device is worn like a necklace, and communicates wirelessly either to a base unit or an Android...
Bounty for Chronic Care Management

Bounty for Chronic Care Management

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” That’s the idea behind Medicare’s reimbursement for¬†chronic care management (CCM), including non face-to-face services. The concept is that improved patient adherence to treatment instructions...
Mobile Health Attracts Venture Funding

Mobile Health Attracts Venture Funding

A new report from Mercom Capital Group indicates that venture capital funding for digital healthcare and information technology has fallen off dramatically since last year. In the first quarter of 2015, nearly half a billion dollars less was invested than in the third...
Lightweight Heart Monitor Needs No Chest Strap

Lightweight Heart Monitor Needs No Chest Strap

A spin-off from Nokia, PulseOn has developed a new heart monitor. Unlike traditional designs, the wrist-wearable device does not require a separate chest strap. And the PulseOn has been demonstrated to be as accurate as a standard ECG machine. One key to its accuracy...
Quick Help for Heart Attacks

Quick Help for Heart Attacks

Are you experiencing familiar chest pains? If you’ve already had a heart attack, chances are that your cardiologist has stressed the importance of getting to a hospital as quickly as possible if you think you’re having another attack. But where’s the...