Salford heart patients pilot smartphone app to cut hospital visits
Developed by Norwegian firm Dignio, the system automatically sends a patients’ readings direct to clinicians at Salford Royal via a special data platform.
Fitbit offers heart monitoring tool through new partnership with FibriCheck
Heart measurements can be viewed directly on the device’s screen and shared with medical professionals through FibriCheck’s web interface.
Collaboration key to “get most” out of technology to prevent heart disease
Computer science, engineering and medicine need to work together to develop the best technology to prevent heard disease, the British Heart Foundation says.
Smartphone ECG recorder is ‘fives times better at spotting heart problems’
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) and Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) are calling for greater use of the devices in emergency departments.
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Warfarin self-test app touches down on NHS App Library
The Engage app allows patients to monitor their INR remotely using coagulation measurement tools and send the results directly to their clinician.
Ultromics AI platform to expand trials to 20 NHS hospitals
A British AI platform for assisting with the diagnosis of heart disease will enter trials with 20 NHS hospitals before the end of 2018, after securing £10 million in first-round funding.
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Machine learning software piques interest of NHS trusts
At least 15 trusts in England are said to be interested in new machine learning software designed to support the diagnosis of heart disease, which its developer is planning to offer for free to the NHS.
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