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Tech powers Brigham and Women's Hospital home-based hypertension program

A new home-based care delivery program is able to rapidly improve hypertension control rates while significantly lowering cost, compared with traditional office-based blood pressure interventions. Developed by Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the program leverages an expert‐developed clinical algorithm, Bluetooth‐enabled devices that provide home blood pressure measurements transmitted wirelessly into the electronic health record, as… Read More »

Hospital beds from Hill-Rom get sensor tech

Dive Brief: Chicago-based medical products manufacturer Hill-Rom Holdings is launching a new generation of hospital beds equipped with heart and respiratory rate sensors. Using EarlySense technology, Centrella Smart+ Beds continuously monitor patients’ vital signs and alerts nurses if a change is detected. EarlySense has been shown to help lower “code blue”-related mortality by 83% and… Read More »