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Connected Health Newsletter Archives: December 2017

 
 

FDA clears medical device accessory for Apple Watch



The US FDA has cleared the first medical device accessory for the Apple Watch. AliveCor's KardiaBand allows users to take a 30 second ECG right on the wrist.
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GE and Intel partner on healthcare imaging



GE Healthcare has expanded its partnership with Intel to enhance patient care and reduce costs for hospitals and health systems using digital imaging, deployed via edge and cloud.
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Arm and Nano Global build AI chip to fight infectious diseases



Texas-based molecular data company Nano Global is collaborating with chip design firm Arm to build an artificial intelligence (AI) chip that can capture and analyse molecular data in real time.
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KPN partners Vital10 to allow remote ECG readings



Dutch telco KPN is collaborating with local ehealth company Vital10 so heart patients can submit an ECG reading and receive guidance from a cardiologist at a distance.
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PCH Alliance publishes priorities for connected health
The Personal Connected Health Alliancehas published key policy themes and issues related to the use and advancement of personal connected health technologies in the USA, Europe and other regions of the world.
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Ascensia and Health2Sync partner on digital diabetes care



A partnership between Swiss company Ascensia Diabetes Care and Taiwan-based Health2Sync aims to improve diabetes care by bringing integrated digital management to patients in Asia.
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Sensors take wearables into preventative health zone



Maxim has introduced sensors that can help wearables handle preventive health and fitness applications. The optical pulse oximeter and heart rate sensors and ECG and BioZ devices are said to deliver accurate, continuous monitoring while consuming low power.
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Glassbeam produces healthcare IoT analytics blueprint
California-based Glassbeam has announced a clinical engineering analytics blueprint so hospital networks and independent service organisations can leverage machine data analytics for service management, asset use and capital expenditure decisions.
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