After the long emergency we all took a breath and imagined that the worst was over. Unfortunately, this is not the case and we risk paying dearly for this choice.
Multichannel Electrocardiograms Obtained by a Smartwatch for the Diagnosis of ST-Segment Changes – JAMA Cardiology
Some researchers at Magna Grecia University have experimented with a technique to use Apple’s smartwatch instead of a traditional ECG.
Teladoc Health merges with Livongo which is valued at $18.5 billion.
Two recent episodes made me ask the question.
The unprecedented crisis caused by the pandemic has triggered an acceleration of the spread of new digital tools.
The systematic adoption of telemedicine cannot ignore a number of aspects that must be considered and planned. Telemedicine is not just a technology.
The discussion and enthusiasm that has been generated on telemedicine are focused on the possibility of remote visits and consultations and the care of patients at home. However, telemedicine is not just that.
One of the major limitations of the televisit is the difficulty of examining the patient’s main organs due to physical distance.
Philips has introduced a new generation of wearable biosensors for early detection of deterioration of the patient’s clinical condition, including clinical surveillance for COVID-19.
The problem of unnecessary access to the emergency room is even more relevant in the Coronavirus era where it is necessary to ensure social distancing even in healthcare facilities.