Survey: Patients Agree Wearable Devices Improve Health Outcomes, but Find Them Hard to Use

The findings suggest that manufacturers need to make user interface and user experience design improvements to certain wearable medical devices.
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Critical Issues in Remote Monitoring: Data Capture and Quality

Critical Issues in Remote Monitoring: Data Capture and Quality

As more healthcare activities take place from home, passive continuous monitoring solutions and new technology such as artificial intelligence will be critical to communications between providers and patients. In addition, new solutions that offer overnight monitoring will play a crucial role in helping to fill the gaps, particularly in assessing patient deterioration or changes in health conditions. The pandemic has forever changed the trajectory of healthcare and specifically virtual care.
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Fast-Growing mHealth Industry Reinforces Healthcare Digitalization

Fast-Growing mHealth Industry Reinforces Healthcare Digitalization

The mHealth industry is rapidly disrupting traditional healthcare delivery by leveraging the power of mobile communication technologies and wearable devices.
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Adhesives’ Crucial Role in Wearable Medical Device Design

Adhesives’ Crucial Role in Wearable Medical Device Design

As an essential material that creates an intimate connection between the device and its user, and is paramount to functionality, the consideration of adhesives should be brought in at the beginning of the design process.
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The Regulatory Aspects of AI/ML-based SaMD

Modern technology has given rise to new legal questions. How does FDA regulate machine-learning computers that are changing so rapidly – given that the approved product may be drastically different than the product that ends up on the market? These questions arise from a lack of understanding of the complex nature of AI/ML-based SaMD, the opaqueness of the regulatory framework, and a dearth of relevant case law.
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Six Steps to Finding Adhesives Compatible with Fragile Skin

Six Steps to Finding Adhesives Compatible with Fragile Skin

Adhesive selection can make or break the success of a stick-to-skin wearable device. This article reviews six questions to ask the next time you design a device intended for wear on fragile skin.
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Effective Manufacturing Test Strategies to Improve the Quality of Connected Medical Devices

Effective Manufacturing Test Strategies to Improve the Quality of Connected Medical Devices

Adding wireless connectivity to medical devices brings convenience to patients, and can facilitate more effective healthcare delivery and lower healthcare costs. Its success depends on the ability of manufacturers to produce reliable, connected products that do not fail prematurely in the field.
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Incidence of Severe Cardiovascular Conditions Fuels Cardiac Arrhythmia Monitoring Devices Industry

Incidence of Severe Cardiovascular Conditions Fuels Cardiac Arrhythmia Monitoring Devices Industry

The pandemic has ushered in a novel era of cardiac health management, with remote patient monitoring at its forefront.
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The Great Equalizer: How Digital Health Is Democratizing Healthcare

We all need to play a role to drive the innovative changes necessary and not wait for someone else to do it.
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How Remote Patient Monitoring and Biomarkers Are Changing in Clinical Research

RPM products with medical-grade sensors can play a dynamic role in developing personalized medicine.
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