Technology

 
Current Advances in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Technology
January 03, 2022

CGMs have revolutionized diabetes management for patients and healthcare providers alike. This slide show summarizes the most recent enhancements.

Remote Program Improves Blood Pressure and Cholesterol in High-risk Patients
November 16, 2021

AHA 2021: Study suggests remote hypertension and hyperlipidemia management programs may expand telehealth delivery, increase access to care, and reduce health inequities.

AHA 2021: Novel Fitbit Algorithm Correctly Detected Undiagnosed Atrial Fibrillation
November 15, 2021

AHA 2021: Novel software algorithm used in Fitbit wearable devices accurately detected undiagnosed atrial fibrillation about 98% of the time, showed results of the Fitbit Heart Study.

Study Highlights Factors that Influence Patient Engagement with Remote CVD Risk Reduction Intervention
November 12, 2021

AHA Scientific Sessions 2021: Employment status and higher caregiver burden were linked to increased engagement with a videoconferencing-based intervention to reduce the risk of CVD.

Pragmatic Execution of Online Obesity Treatment in Primary Care Found Effective in New Study
November 02, 2021

ObesityWeek 2021: Regular engagement in online behavioral obesity treatment program within primary care network produced clinically significant weight loss in new study.

Mobile App Helps Patients Achieve Sustained BP Reduction, Particularly in Stage 2 Hypertension
October 19, 2021

Novel peer-reviewed study found that a mobile hypertension self-management program can support long-term BP control and very high BP detection.

Smartphone-based ECG Screening Detects More Atrial Fibrillation than Usual Care in American Indian Adults
April 21, 2021

A new study found that mobile-based ECG screening for AF could improve health outcomes among American Indian adults who have historically endured greater health disparities.

How to Optimize Telemedicine for Older Adults, During COVID-19 and Beyond
November 13, 2020

Telemedicine use has increased significantly since COVID-19 began and while not new to all patients and providers, can pose unique challenges to care for older adults.

Telemedicine Gains More Ground During COVID-19
November 06, 2020

A recent survey conducted by Doximity found that US physician and patient adoption of telemedicine is quickly rising amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Telemedicine Services among Patients with Obesity during Quarantine Linked to Weight Loss, Healthier Eating
November 04, 2020

Patients with obesity who utilized telemedicine services during quarantine achieved an average 2 kg weight loss, according to new research presented at the ObesityWeek®2020 virtual meeting.