cardiac surgery

By Jonah Comstock 03:22 pm May 31, 2017
The Montreal Heart Institute (MHI), Canada’s largest cardiac center, is the latest hospital to use SeamlessMD’s mobile patient engagement and care management system. Notably it’s the first cardiac center in North America to use the technology.  Toronto-based SeamlessMD makes a suite of mobile products aimed at patients recovering from surgery. The platform helps patients and providers track a...
By Jonah Comstock 05:52 am August 30, 2013
The Fitbit as it was used to track cardiac surgery patients. Mayo Clinic has finally published a study, completed last year, on using a Fitbit activity tracker to monitor recovery in cardiac surgery patients. They found that step tracking with the Fitbit was easy and cost-effective to implement, and preliminary data suggests that collecting step data could help hospitals determine the...