Instagram for Heart Attacks: iPhone App Speeds ECG Transmission To Hospital

In the crucial early stages of a possible heart attack, EMTs on the scene now rely on slow and unreliable proprietary technology to transmit vital ECG data to physicians at a hospital for evaluation. But a new iPhone app using standard cell phone networks may help speed the process and, ultimately,  cut delays in treatment…

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What’s Next for the iPhone ECG Following Regulatory Clearance?

from Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry: What’s Next for the iPhone ECG Following Regulatory Clearance?  The user base and functionality of mobile ECG technology is set to expand. “After recently winning FDA clearance and CE Mark certification, the iPhone ECG from AliveCor (San Francisco, CA), is poised to kickstart a disruption of the traditional ECG…

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