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Mobile Telemedicine Helping Cardiologists Read ECGs Faster

Mobile Telemedicine Helping Cardiologists Read ECGs FasterCompuMed said Wednesday that it has begun interpreting electrocardiograms (ECGs) that are generated from the AliveCor Heart Monitor System.

As of this writing, AliveCor patients have access to CompuMed’s network of cardiologists.

An announcement from CompuMed shared with mHealthWatch confirms that through the AliveECG app., AliveCor patients can request real-time interpretations of single-channel electrocardiogram (ECG) rhythms.
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HIMSS: GE Healthcare & AirStrip Debut new Wireless Patient Monitoring Solution

GE Healthcare and AirStrip Technologies have debuted a new wireless patient monitoring solution during the HIMSS12 conference on Wednesday.

Dubbed AirStrip PATIENT MONITORING, the new solution securely delivers patient monitoring information to critical-care physicians through iOS devices including iPhones and iPads, while helping physicians interact with, manipulate and zoom in on more than 100 clinical measurements and access physiologic data anytime, anywhere.  AirStrip received FDA clearance for the platform that drives the new patient monitoring solution back in 2010 and announced it obtained the CE Mark just last month.

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Washington Hospital Center Teams With AT&T on Secure Mobile App for Live Video Streams

It was announced today that Washington Hospital Center in Washington D.C. has teamed with AT&T to create what’s being called “CodeHeart,” a secure mobile application that provides real-time video and audio streams for use in critical care situations related to heart conditions, such as ambulances in transit.

The new app allows first responders to remotely initiate a real-time video/audio session with hospital cardiologists so they can instantly view a patient’s condition and ECGs, for example, or guide the first responder on interim treatment and prepare the hospital to provide appropriate care while the patient is en route to the emergency room.  The solution also provides physicians the ability to view vital signs and test results — like electrocardiograms (ECG) — captured through a real-time video feed.

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Austria’s Orange Mobile Operator Set to Expand Remote Patient Monitoring Solution Following Successful Trial

Mobile operators have a huge role to play in the future of mHealth technologies, not to mention being huge players in helping spur adoption of new age concepts given their immense reach.

Orange Austria, the nation’s third largest operator with more than 20% market share, is a perfect example of the role carriers can play in this burgeoning industry.  The company has been successfully distributing its own proprietary remote patient monitoring solution since June of last year, following a successful 12-month trial prior to the official launch.  The solution has been so successful, in fact, that Orange is presenting on its mHealth experience at the Connected World Forum in October.

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Mobile ECG Provider AliveCor Secures $3M in Series A Funding Led By Qualcomm

AliveCor, an Oklahoma City-based startup that’s building a mobile ECG recorder for iPhone and Android, announced today it’s secured $3M in series A funding led by Qualcomm.

The company has created a credit card-sized wireless device that turns smartphones and tablets into clinical-quality low-cost heart monitors that can be used by patients at home and by physicians and other healthcare providers in a clinical setting.  The AliveCor ECG is designed to work in conjunction with a variety of mobile platforms, including iPhone, iPad, and Android devices, but hasn’t hit the market quite yet.

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