The top 3 Stories in Digital Health - Cardiology - This week we will be looking at Cardiology and some of the advancements being made in the field.
Fibricheck can detect arrhythmia by measuring users pulse waveform using the optical light and camera on a smartphone. Highlights: Fibricheck brings a new innovative solution to the market that does not require the use of a physical device outside of a users smartphone. This makes adoption a lot more straightforward so it will be interesting to see how the service grows and evolves in the market. Fibricheck: @
$75M pot for Coronary Heart Disease research with Big Data a key focus Dr. Calum MacRae, chief of cardiovascular medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital has been announced as the winner of the One Brave Idea competition a $75m fund co-founded by the American Heart Association, the Verily Life Sciences unit of Alphabet, and AstraZeneca. Dr. MacRae and his renowned research team will use the $75 Million prize money to explore critical genetic, and molecular factors that put individuals at risk for coronary heart disease.