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Sensor Monitors Patients' Health in the Cloud
5/24/2012

A patient wears an Isansys LifeTouch device to monitor vital signs that are transmitted to a cloud-based system to provide continuous updates to an electronic health records system.   (Source: Isansys)
A patient wears an Isansys LifeTouch device to monitor vital signs that are transmitted to a cloud-based system to provide continuous updates to an electronic health records system.
(Source: Isansys)

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Remote monitoring has real potential
Beth Stackpole   5/24/2012 7:51:13 AM
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Very cool development and one I expect we'll see much more of. I think the ability to monitor vitals for really sick patients from afar will really help providers deliver more proactive care. The big question is how comfortable (not physically, but emotionally) patients will be with someone consistently monitoring their every involuntary move. A little Big Brotherish, but I suppose if you have a medical condition that requires acute attention, this is a real life saver.

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