EMS

By Laura Lovett November 9, 2017
Electronic muscle stimulation has been a well-known practice in athletic circles for years but it's typically only available on bulky machines. But workout enthusiasts will soon have access to a new electronic muscle stimulation device that connects to an app on Apple and Android phones. Powerdot recently announced the launch of its product that uses EMS, or e-stim, which aims to enhance...
By Brian Dolan May 29, 2012
Photo Credit: Paul Savage Photography By Padma Nagappan Getting care providers to communicate with each other and share patient data with a network of care givers can go a long way towards helping reduce costs and improve patient care and healthcare, Dr. Theodore Chan, who is working on the San Diego Beacon Community project, stated during his remarks at WLSA last week. The Beacon Community...
By Brian Dolan September 9, 2009
Wireless healthcare technology company Halo Monitoring has connected its personal health monitoring and alert system to Microsoft's online health data repository, HealthVault. Halo Monitoring unveiled its myHalo product at the beginning of 2009 during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. myHalo "wirelessly transmits secure vital signs, activities of daily living, and critical event...
By Brian Dolan June 5, 2009
Just yesterday we reported on the growing competition between wireless remote monitoring companies CardioNet and LifeWatch, which both help physicians monitor patients at risk for heart arrythmias via wireless devices and sensors. How can wireless health services help people who actually have heart failure, though? The University Hospital in New Jersey with help from Verizon Wireless and...