cardiac device

pulse-sensing iBeat Heart Watch helps patients
By Laura Lovett July 11, 2018
Clarification: This article has been updated to include additional information about how the iBeat watch connects to EMS services.  Today San Francisco-based startup iBeat launched its pulse-sensing iBeat Heart Watch, which aims to alert medical professionals if someone is going into cardiac arrest.  Inspired by the death of a friend who could have been saved by CPR, Ryan Howard, founder and CEO...
By Heather Mack June 14, 2017
Houston, Texas-based medical device company Saranas has raised $4M to support continued development on their sensor-enabled bleeding detection device intended for use during cardiac procedures. Of the more than 20 million people in the United States who undergo vascular access procedures – where the femoral artery is used to get to the heart – about 1 million of them experience bleeding...
By Jonah Comstock January 17, 2017
Last November, as part of an investigative series on Apple's meetings with the FDA, we reported the company's stated plans to develop "two possible (and related) products in the cardiac space" which would require FDA clearance. In that report we speculated, based largely on a quote from Tim Cook in the Telegraph, that one of the products might be a wearable ECG built into an Apple Watch strap,...