American College Cardiology

By Laura Lovett 02:13 pm August 8, 2019
When it comes to the future of blood pressure monitoring, there may be a new alternative to the traditional cuff: a video selfie.  New research published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging found that a smartphone-based blood pressure measurement that employs transdermal optical imaging technology was able to predict systolic and diastolic blood pressure with high accuracy.  TOPLINE DATA...
By Laura Lovett 03:59 pm February 8, 2018
As remote monitoring becomes more and more popular providers are starting discussions about how to harvest and use the incoming data. But a serious challenge lies in how to synthesize data coming in from different sources. People have preferences — you might even go so far as to say there are “Fitbit people” and “Apple Watch people.” “What we are trying to do with these devices is collect non-...
By Neil Versel 02:49 pm June 18, 2012
With the proliferation of mobile devices in healthcare and the growing demand for information delivered to those devices, healthcare interoperability collaborative Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) International has produced an implementation guide for providing such access. The "Mobile Access to Health Documents" guide, published June 5 but not widely publicized until Monday, helps...