Author Archive | Satish Misra, MD
A new study evaluating the accuracy of PoopMD in identifying acholic stools shows promising results.
A startup is developing a handheld device that combines an otosocope, stethoscope, and thermometer into one
An app to help clinicians learn about how to assess and manage statin intolerance
Review of Hello Heart, an app for blood pressure tracking.
Investigators launching pilot study testing modified AliveCor to capture 12-lead ECG and diagnose heart attacks
The UK’s National Health Service is funding a pilot looking at whether continuous monitoring with wearable patch can improve outcomes
For patients given a Fitbit after hospital discharge, those that either didn’t track or intermittently tracked were more likely to be readmitted.
Platform using nano-engineered silica glass and low power laser technology to measure blood glucose – without a single drop of blood.
Novartis may include remote monitoring component with soon-to-be blockbuster heart failure drug.
MIT plans to turn their Hacking Medicine program into a nonprofit focused on evaluating & testing digital health technology.
Canadian researchers test simple exercise program for fatigue in patients with advanced cancer.
As many as 45 million people don’t have their blood pressure under control. Could this app help?
UCSF researchers launch PRIDE study to better understand the health needs of LGBTQ patients.
The success of two companies in particular could make this a breakout year for the virtual doctor visit.
The Omron bluetooth blood pressure monitor for iPhone & Android is a great choice for a select group of patients.
By pursuing clinical validation and regulatory approval, Google’s planned medical grade sensor could be a game changer.
Plastic surgeons at Stanford University describe their experiences using Google Glass and GoPro
A wave of partnerships between accelerators/incubators and health centers could hint at big changes for digital health.
Grant supports 2,000 person trial evaluating the SmartQuit app for smoking cessation.
SwipeSense is a startup that has an interesting and slightly more modern approach to improving hand hygiene.