January 21, 2014
New Jersey-based Honeywell HomMed launched a new version of its Genesis Touch wireless remote patient monitoring system, adding 4G connectivity and more efficient video visits to the platform.
The Genesis Touch 2.1 runs on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 platform. The original version of the device launched in February 2012 in the United States and included less advanced video features which could only...
June 24, 2013
The Center for Connected Healthcare at Partners HealthCare in Boston has announced that it will begin integrating data from its home remote monitoring devices directly into Partner's electronic health record system.
Patient data including blood pressure, weight and blood glucose data will be transmitted to the Center's remote monitoring database, but, unlike previously, that data will now be...
July 3, 2012
In recent weeks three of the biggest technology companies have unveiled tablets to take on Apple's iPad. Microsoft showed off Surface, which my colleague Neil Versel noted has some potential for healthcare. Google revealed the Nexus 7 at an event that included what might have been the first technology keynote to feature skydivers giving a live demo of a new device.
This week Samsung unveiled its...
February 10, 2010
The devastating earthquake in Haiti earlier this year has spurred a number of telemedicine and wireless health companies to commit their services and donate equipment to the relief efforts in the country. We previously reported on a consortium of remote monitoring companies, including MedApps, AWS, Nonin, Digicel and A&D Medical, that has agreed to jointly donate equipment and infrastructure...
August 31, 2009
Continua teams with IHE Continua has teamed up with the IHE to work on "standards harmonization" for device interoperability. Continua's Executive Director Rick Cnossen: "The Continua Health Alliance appreciates the opportunity HITSP has afforded to work with IHE to provide a harmonized approach for the Remote Patient Monitoring Use Case with an open architecture, international, standards-based...
March 10, 2009
Sicel Technologies, a developer of wireless implantable sensors, has received clearance from the FDA to begin marketing DVS-HFT, the next-gen of its wireless implantable dosimeter that measures radiation dose at the tumor site.
Health & Beauty Care Executive magazine and Good Housekeeping magazine each gave awards to A&D's Wellness Connected services, according to the company. The devices...