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Telemedicine, AI and Robotic Automation: NY Presbyterian Hospital

July 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Telemedicine, artificial intelligence, and robotic automation hold great promise for “disruptive innovation” in hospitals, but as this piece illustrates, real [MORE]

Ultrasound Transducer Plugs into a Smart Phone

May 28, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Butterfly Ultrasound.
Most medical ultrasound machines cost between $20,000 and $75,000, though some go for well more than $100,000, not including [MORE]

Brain Surgery at a Distance

May 14, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
At the time (September 2001), Operation Lindbergh was the darling of telemedicine.  It involved using a Zeus [MORE]

CMS Expands Telemedicine Services

December 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Telemedicine consultation
Last month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid changed the 2019 “Physician Fee Schedule and the Quality Payment Program [MORE]

Implantable Heart Monitor with Smartphone App

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Implantable heart monitor
Last year, when Abbott Laboratories acquired St. Jude Medical it picked up an implantable heart monitor which already [MORE]

International eICU monitoring

July 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Telemedicine model
Heretofore, licensure has limited telemedicine across state and international boundaries. A physician licensed in Idaho, for example, couldn’t do [MORE]

The Virtual Hospital

May 22, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Connect Care Virtual Hospital
Intermountain Health’s 22 hospitals and clinics in Utah are now relying on a telehealth service called “Connect [MORE]

Taking Blood Pressure with a Touch on a Smartphone

May 1, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Pressure App
Engineers at Michigan State University, University of Maryland, and Chonnam National University (South Korea) have built in an [MORE]

A Wearable to Detect Pneumonia

April 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart Jacket Detects Pneumonia in Children
This piece is about a wearable stethoscope, in the form of a sensored jacket that [MORE]

Enhanced Nursing Licensure Agreement with 29 States

March 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nurses and Telemedicine
Telemedicine has prompted an expansion of interstate nursing licensure, now extending to 29 states. Here are the standards [MORE]

The Space called “Digital Therapeutics”

February 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Corrie Health App
This piece defined “digital therapeutics” this way: “Today’s modern mobile health devices feature software applications (apps) designed to [MORE]

Telemed on Wheels

January 30, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mobile Stroke Unit
“The golden hour” is a term referring to the time-window a stroke victim has when treatment is most [MORE]

Implantable Cardiac Monitor Connects to Smartphones

January 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Confirm-Rx Cardiac Monitor
“Abbott received FDA clearance for the Confirm Rx implantable cardiac monitoring device that wirelessly connects to the patient’s [MORE]

Implantable Sensor Measures Intraocular Pressure

January 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Eyemate Continuous IOP Monitor
With a new device called “Eyemate” (from Implandata, Hanover, Germany), an eye surgeon can insert a interocular [MORE]