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Apple J&J Heartline study

Apple and Johnson & Johnson Launch Heart Study Using Apple Watches

Apple and Johnson & Johnson announced the launch of their new digital health study called Heartline to find out if the Apple Watch can help reduce the risk of stroke and detect atrial fibrillation (AFib) early. Read more Large U.S. Study Suggests Apple Watch Can Detect Irregular Heartbeat “Heartline is a study that has the […]
Apple watch AFib

Johnson & Johnson Collaborates with Apple to Use its App with Apple Watch in...

Johnson & Johnson is partnering up with Apple to investigate whether the company’s own app in combination with Apple Watch’s irregular rhythm notifications and ECG app can speed-up the diagnosis and improve health outcomes of patients with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib). Related Apple Could Be Planning to Manufacture a Significant Health Tracking Wearable AFib is an […]
Cambridge Heartwear Heartsense Monitor

Cambridge Heartwear Announces Release of ‘Heartsense Monitor,’ the First AI-Driven Wearable Heart Monitor

Cambridge Heartwear, a Boston-based medical provider of low-cost, next-generation wearable heart monitors, announced it’ll release its AI-driven Heartsense monitor in 2019. Founded by Cambridge Cardiologist and Cardiology MIT Fellow Dr. Rameen Shakur, Cambridge Heartwear develops next-gen wearable heart monitors that utilize artificial intelligence (AI) to diagnose heart rhythm and respiratory problems in real time. Related […]
Apple Watch ECG

Apple Watch ECG App and Irregular Heart Rhythm Notification Now Available

The ECG app and irregular heart rhythm notification on Apple Watch 4 is now officially available. The ECG app enables customers to take an electrocardiogram right from their wrist, capturing heart rhythm in a moment when they experience symptoms like a rapid or skipped heart beat and helping to provide critical data to physicians, announced […]
Wearables health data

Wearables Now Provide Vital Health Data and Warn Users of Potentially Life-Threatening Conditions

Wearable devices such as smartwatches and fitness trackers now allow you to monitor your heart rate without seeing your doctor. But the new generation of wearable devices can do a lot more than just track your heart data. For example, the Apple Watch 4 has made it easier to take an electrocardiogram (ECG) to help […]
Wearable ecg monitoring

Wearable ECG Monitoring Patch Can Detect Atrial Fibrillation Earlier and More Efficiently, Says Study

A wearable ECG monitoring patch can identify people with asymptomatic atrial fibrillation (AFib) earlier and more efficiently than regular care, according to a research published in Jama. Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute used an ECG screening wearable called iRhythm Zio patch to monitor patients with a risk for the condition. Researchers found that patients […]