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Apple Watch shows promise in heart study, but doctors sceptical

Apple Watch shows promise in heart study, but doctors sceptical

Study important for Apple's ambitions in healthcare. Preliminary results from an Apple Watch study were released over the weekend, showing the tech giant’s wearable device accurately detected atrial fibrillation ... Mintu Turakhia, one of the trial’s

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  • Going digital Going digital

    Today smartphone apps and devices such as Fitbit, the Apple Watch and other connected objects – such as connected blood pressure monitors – keep track of patient activity and generate valuable data.

  • Digital Trials Digital Trials

    Although mHealth technology is continuing to evolve (for example, we have seen the recent FDA clearance of the Apple smart watch to capture ECG), it is now possible to collect a

  • Smart watch epilepsy monitor cleared by FDA Smart watch epilepsy monitor cleared by FDA

    The US FDA has approved a smart watch developed by Empatica that can be used to track seizures and help epileptics manage their care. ... It was put through its paces in a 135-patient study in epileptics who were continuously monitored at a specialist

  • Apple launches Watch-powered atrial fibrillation study Apple launches Watch-powered atrial fibrillation study

    Jeff Williams, Apple’s COO, said: “Every week we receive incredible customer letters about how Apple Watch has affected their lives, including learning that they have AFib. ... The Apple Heart Study app is available in the US App Store to adults who

  • FDA approves first Apple Watch medical device accessory FDA approves first Apple Watch medical device accessory

    Kardia Band functions as a real-time electrocardiogram. AliveCor has become the first company to secure US approval for a wearable medical device that works alongside the Apple Watch. ... the US) - that pairs with its Kardia Watch app on the Apple Watch.

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  • Wearables - the technologist’s view Wearables - the technologist’s view

    Products like Apple Watch and Fitbit have set the stage for an acceptance of products that are more focused around specific health outcomes. ... Even Apple has faced an uphill struggle to reach critical mass in the smart-watch market, with 32% citing the

  • Help or harm? How do Doctors really feel about digital health? Help or harm? How do Doctors really feel about digital health?

    As we witnessed the media frenzy regarding the Apple watch launch and its range of health applications, we now eagerly wait to see if the health revolution is really upon us

  • Wearables: the tangible product of the patient revolution Wearables: the tangible product of the patient revolution

    Apple Watch will help boost the wearables market. One example of an external party creating an app is that of mPower, which measures hand tremors as a test for Parkinson's ... requiring a new version of the firm's iPhone that costs around double this

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Latest from PMHub

  • Can wearables really transform healthcare?

    When you think of wearables, I imagine the Apple Watch and Fitbit jump to mind, but at CES there were things like smart belts and shoes, indicating the continued development in

  • Apple Watch Series 4: A life-saving tool or just making us more health obsessed?

    This is where the Apple Watch Series 4 really has the potential to be beneficial to health. ... Fall detector:. In addition to the electrocardiogram, the Apple Watch Series 4 also contains a fall detector, which (unsurprisingly) can detect if you’ve

  • Page & Page

    Apple Watch Series 4: A life-saving tool or just making us more health obsessed?. ... Apple’s latest Watch boasts lots of new health and fitness features.

  • Blog: Wearables – The Technologist’s view

    Products like Apple Watch and Fitbit have set the stage for an acceptance of products that are more focused around specific health outcomes.

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    Products like Apple Watch and Fitbit have set the stage for an acceptance of products that are more focused around specific health outcomes.

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