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Home Medical Devices: Wearable Tech and Disability Health Products Document List

Summary: Our library below features 80 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Home Medical Devices category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Home Medical Devices RSS feed.

Home Medical Devices Publications

UrgoStart Lower Limb Ulcer Treatment Could Prevent 3,000 Amputations a Year
Interactive wound dressing UrgoStart is proven to reduce the healing time of leg ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers.
Publish Date: 2019-02-08

Wearable Tech: Useful or Just More Data?
A new review looks at the booming industry of wearable medical devices from wrist trackers to smart garments and body sensors.
Publish Date: 2018-08-11 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Wearable Epileptic Seizure Prediction Device
System designed to use data from non-surgical devices powered by AI and machine learning to create an affordable, portable, non-surgical device for reliable prediction of seizures for treatment-resistant epilepsy.
Publish Date: 2018-06-30 - Updated: 2019-02-08

FDA Approves Glucose Monitoring System with Sensor and App for Adults with Diabetes
FDA approves continuous glucose monitoring system with a fully implantable glucose sensor and compatible mobile app for adults with diabetes.
Publish Date: 2018-06-21 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Body Probe as Thin as a Hair Has Imaging Function and Temperature Sensor
The probe may help researchers find better treatments to prevent drug-induced overheating of the brain, and potentially refine thermal treatment for cancers.
Publish Date: 2018-04-15

Advancing Wearable Tech: Ultra Stretchable Sensor Does More with Less
(Product Release / Update) Research to create ultra-stretchable sensor transformed into sophisticated inter-disciplinary project resulting in smart wearable device capable of sensing and understanding complex human motion.
Publish Date: 2018-03-01 - Updated: 2023-09-17

Folding Portable Wheelchair Scale With Ramp
Portable wheelchair scale with easy roll-on weighing includes BMI, reweigh and hold functions, and EMR-ready with an RS-232 port.
Publish Date: 2017-08-17 - Updated: 2020-02-07

Compact DreamStation CPAP Sleep Apnea Device Makes Travel Easier
DreamStation Go device is designed to simplify travel for patients living with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
Publish Date: 2017-04-11

Ribcap Protective Hats For Fall Risk Patients
Ribcap is an effective and stylish fall protective cap that can be worn by people of all ages to protect the head from falls.
Publish Date: 2017-03-25 - Updated: 2020-03-18

U.S. Access Board Issues New Standards for Medical Diagnostic Equipment
U.S. Access Board issues new accessibility standards for medical diagnostic equipment under section 510 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Publish Date: 2017-01-10 - Updated: 2018-03-15

List of Free Home Medical and Disability Products Catalogs
List of healthcare companies that provide both online and surface mailed home health, medical and disability products catalogs.
Publish Date: 2016-09-24 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Scalp Cooling Offers Safe Effective Method for Preventing Hair Loss During Chemotherapy
Scalp cooling is a safe, feasible and an effective treatment in the prevention of chemotherapy induced alopecia.
Publish Date: 2016-06-02

Smartphones and Wearables May Revolutionize Medical Care for People with Brain Disorders
New collaborative research program will explore potential of wearable devices to help prevent and treat depression, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy.
Publish Date: 2016-05-09 - Updated: 2020-10-20

How Do Medical Alert Systems Work
Information regarding the operation and components that make up the operation of home medical alert systems.
Publish Date: 2016-04-12 - Updated: 2020-10-27

Healthcare Market Expected to Reach $136.8 Billion by 2021
World IoT in healthcare market anticipated to grow owing to wearable smart devices, increasing need for stringent regulations and decreasing cost of sensor technology.
Publish Date: 2016-04-01 - Updated: 2016-05-13

Old Person Smell: When Older People Smell Different
Aging odor, or old person smell, in senior citizens does not come from poor hygiene but from deteriorated anti-oxidating body defenses.
Publish Date: 2016-03-14 - Updated: 2020-11-04

Thermo: Wi-Fi Connected Temporal Thermometer
Withings Thermo Wi-Fi-connected temporal artery thermometer provides fast, accurate, non-invasive body temperature readings.
Publish Date: 2016-01-06 - Updated: 2019-04-14

Oxxiom: Wireless, Continuous, Disposable Pulse Oximeter
Oxxiom wireless, continuous, fully disposable, single-use pulse oximeter measures arterial oxygen saturation, pulse rate, and perfusion index.
Publish Date: 2016-01-05 - Updated: 2022-09-01

Dr. Salvino's Plantar Fasciitis Kit by Everheel
Review of Dr. Salvino's Plantar Fasciitis Kit designed for the relief of heel and foot pain.
Publish Date: 2015-12-07 - Updated: 2018-10-09

Do Health Magnets to Treat Pain Work
Information regarding the pros and cons of whether health or therapy magnets actually work.
Publish Date: 2015-04-09 - Updated: 2021-08-23

Smart Bandage Detects Bed Sores Before They are Visible
New smart bandage uses electrical currents to detect early tissue damage from pressure ulcers, or bedsores.
Publish Date: 2015-03-22 - Updated: 2017-11-06

Paxman Scalp Coolers: Stopping Chemotherapy Hair Loss
Paxman scalp coolers showed cooling markedly reduced or completely stopped hair follicles from dying during chemotherapy.
Publish Date: 2015-03-12 - Updated: 2017-06-26

Dip a Stick: Simple Diabetes Test
Dip a Stick is a simple test for diabetes, by dipping the stick into a cup of urine the color-coding on the dipstick indicates glucose level. There is no need for a blood sample or a doctor visit.
Publish Date: 2015-02-16 - Updated: 2021-09-03

Nebulizers: Facts, Function, Information
When a person is searching for a nebulizer system or related products, it is important for them to understand the function of a nebulizer system and the potential benefits of using one.
Publish Date: 2015-02-03 - Updated: 2021-09-14

SmartTrack Asthma Inhaler Technology
Smart-inhaler device called the SmartTrack by Nexus6 includes audio visual reminder function with standard inhaler technology.
Publish Date: 2015-01-21 - Updated: 2020-10-22

Free Home Health Equipment Loans Increase 43% at St. Louis HELP in 2014
(Announcement / Notification) St. Louis HELP loaned 43 percent more home health equipment in 2014 than in 2013, reflecting greater needs in metro St. Louis.
Publish Date: 2015-01-20 - Updated: 2023-09-12

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis - Wearable Devices in eHealth Interventions
eHealth interventions can increase mobility and quality of life for patients with LSS and potentially alleviate need for invasive surgical procedures.
Publish Date: 2014-12-16

LifeVest Wearable Personal Defibrillator Information
LifeVest personal defibrillator delivers a shock to restore the heart to a regular rhythm and is worn by people at risk of sudden cardiac arrest.
Publish Date: 2014-12-05 - Updated: 2021-03-07

Kit Protecting Against Spread of Pandemic Flu Best-Seller for Nonprofit St. Louis Firm
(Product Release / Update) A new emergency accessory kit that contains effective supplies to protect from the spread of pandemic flu is proving to be a best-seller.
Publish Date: 2014-09-12 - Updated: 2023-09-13

Independent Living: Evermind Home Monitor
Evermind is an affordable monitoring solution enabling seniors and others who live alone, and their family members, peace of mind.
Publish Date: 2014-09-10 - Updated: 2021-05-23

WoundSeal Topical Powder Stops Bleeding Instantly
WoundSeal, a first aid product that stops bleeding through creation of an instant scab, is now available at pharmacies and other retailers.
Publish Date: 2014-06-24

Beaming Power to Medical Chips Within the Body
Wireless system safely transmits energy to small chips paving the way for new electroceutical devices to treat illness or alleviate pain.
Publish Date: 2014-05-21 - Updated: 2021-01-12

Smart Socks for People with Diabetes
Information regarding smart sock technology to help prevent foot ulcers and promote feet care for people with diabetes.
Publish Date: 2014-05-20 - Updated: 2021-08-29

GiraffPlus Detects Whether a Person Has Fallen
GiraffPlus has the ability to monitor activities in the home using sensors that can measure blood pressure or detect whether the person has fallen down.
Publish Date: 2014-05-17 - Updated: 2021-08-29

Best Basic Heart Rate Monitors Under $100
Heart Rate Watch Company testing reveals the best Heart rate monitors to buy for under $100.
Publish Date: 2014-04-22 - Updated: 2019-02-08

AccuVein: Lightweight Medical Device for Finding Veins
Information on the AccuVein medical device used to easily locate veins beneath a persons skin.
Publish Date: 2014-04-18 - Updated: 2021-08-05

CarePredict Tempo Helps Catch Senior Health Decline
CarePredict is a new wearable device that helps others keep track of their aging parents health from a distance.
Publish Date: 2014-01-28 - Updated: 2021-12-31

SOSecure Swim Diaper Continence Product
Review of the SOSecure Swim Diaper Continence Product that stretches and conforms to body shape available in sizes x-small to 5XL.
Publish Date: 2013-12-05

Electric Cars and Bikes Do Not Interfere with Implanted Cardiac Devices
Mayo Clinic cardiac investigators study potential risk of effects of EMI on patients with implantable devices.
Publish Date: 2013-03-10 - Updated: 2019-03-13

Powering a Pacemaker from Your Heartbeat
Device converts energy from beating heart to provide electricity to power a pacemaker eliminating need for replacement when batteries are spent.
Publish Date: 2012-11-05 - Updated: 2015-10-30

What Are Bariatric Aids, Products, Equipment
Information and definition of bariatric equipment and aids that caters for the larger person and feature increased weight capacities.
Publish Date: 2012-07-10 - Updated: 2020-10-30

New Neck Brace Provides Greater Support and Flexibility
New improved neck brace for people that need more support and flexibility than traditional soft foam collars provide.
Publish Date: 2012-05-08 - Updated: 2022-05-26

GPS Tracking Shoes for Seniors
GPS Shoes continually report their location to the tracking software which caregivers can use to track the movements of the person wearing them.
Publish Date: 2011-12-05 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Transforming iPhone into High Quality Microscope and Spectrometer
Researchers have transformed everyday iPhones into medical quality imaging and chemical detection devices.
Publish Date: 2011-10-03

Adult Diapers and Incontinence Product Costs May Be Reimbursed
How to seek reimbursement for incontinence supplies in the wake of possible Medicare and Medicaid spending cuts.
Publish Date: 2011-10-01 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Bioness and Functional Electrical Stimulation
Bioness devices are neuro-stimulation systems designed to restore function and recovery in individuals who suffer post-stroke paralysis traumatic brain injury spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis.
Publish Date: 2011-09-28 - Updated: 2013-06-04

Medicare's Competitive Bidding Program for Home Medical Equipment and Services
Proponents of the bidding system have conveyed misleading information that exaggerates the benefits and ignores severe shortcomings of the program.
Publish Date: 2011-08-21

James Webb Telescope Technology Helping Human Eyes
Scanning and stitching technology improvements have enabled eye doctors to get much more detailed information about the shape and topography of the human eye.
Publish Date: 2011-07-30 - Updated: 2022-01-27

Ensuring Home Medical Devices Are Easy to Use and Caregivers Well Trained
Report recommends that FDA promote the development of new standards for labels on medical devices intended for use in the home.
Publish Date: 2011-07-19 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Wheelchair Gym - Complete Home Exercise Solution for Seniors and Wheelchair Users
Home gym suitable for both wheelchairs and power chair users and can be used by seniors who can use exercising equipment while seated in a chair or walker.
Publish Date: 2011-03-21 - Updated: 2017-03-09

Infrared Saunas Help Relieve Lyme Disease Symptoms
Reports indicate that for some Lyme disease patients, infrared saunas help alleviate symptoms including muscle spasms, constant chills, overwhelming feeling of fatigue and sensation of being in a mental fog.
Publish Date: 2011-03-02 - Updated: 2022-05-21

Revolutionizing How Blood Pressure Readings are Taken
A new blood pressure measurement device is set to revolutionize the way patients blood pressure is measured.
Publish Date: 2011-02-21 - Updated: 2022-05-27

Problems Obtaining Needed Home Medical Equipment Services under Controversial Medicare Bidding Program
Medicare beneficiaries report problems receiving home medical equipment and services following implementation of Medicare new competitive bidding program.
Publish Date: 2011-02-10

Medical Device Innovation Initiative Launched - FDA
The new proposed Innovation Pathway program for pioneering medical devices.
Publish Date: 2011-02-09

Project Lifesaver Releases Top Rescue and Milestones of 2010
Effectively Demonstrating the Success of Radio Frequency Technology in Helping Find Those with Cognitive Conditions Who Wander.
Publish Date: 2011-01-03 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Reporting Medicare Competitive Bidding for Home Medical Equipment Complaints
Complaints and Concerns about Medicare Competitive Bidding for Home Medical Equipment Can Be Reported Via a Toll-Free Number and Website.
Publish Date: 2011-01-02

Competitive Bidding Pricing Scheme for Home Medical Equipment Problems
Experts predict Medicare competitive bidding program for home medical equipment will fail.
Publish Date: 2010-12-16 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Finding Those with Cognitive Conditions Who Wander - Project Lifesaver International
Effectiveness of technology in helping find those with cognitive conditions like alzheimers autism and down syndrome who wander.
Publish Date: 2010-11-18 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Getting a Grip after SCI
Active Hands Company is now a leading manufacturer of gripping aids for the disabled.
Publish Date: 2010-09-23 - Updated: 2013-06-04

ROHO Group Pleased to Announce New Senior VP Sales and Business Development
The ROHO Group is pleased to announce new Senior Vice President, Sales and Business Development.
Publish Date: 2010-08-30 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Home Wireless Emergency Call Intercom
The Emergency Call button allows you to wirelessly talk with anyone anywhere in or around your home.
Publish Date: 2010-08-06 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Loopholes in Approval Process for Medical Devices
From food to cosmetics to prescription drugs to vaccines, Americans rely on the FDA to keep the products we use safe.
Publish Date: 2010-07-30

Sensory Equipment As Teaching Aids
Sensory equipment is ideal for those suffering from dementia depression autism and certain other behavioral problems.
Publish Date: 2010-07-13 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Stimulating The Senses With a Bubble Tube
The bubble tube similar to a lava lamp as a sensory device provides benefits to children with relaxation and behavior problems.
Publish Date: 2010-07-13 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Helpful Tips on Adult Diapers
Tips on use of adult diapers including wearing and changing incontinence products.
Publish Date: 2010-07-09 - Updated: 2016-06-12

DIDGET Monitors Blood Glucose via Nintendo DS
Diabetes blood glucose monitoring system connects with nintendo DS and DS lite game consoles to monitor blood glucose levels.
Publish Date: 2010-04-26 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Pacemakers and iPods - Any Danger
Earbuds used in iPods and other similar music players can interfere with pacemakers.
Publish Date: 2010-04-15 - Updated: 2015-01-30

Assistive Technology Solutions for Individuals with Speech Disabilities
Helpful solutions and information for people with speech disabilities.
Publish Date: 2010-04-01 - Updated: 2019-02-08

People with Alzheimer's Wandering Off
Tracking devices such as LoJack SafetyNet a good way to locate someone with Alzheimer's if they wander.
Publish Date: 2010-02-04 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Smart Phones Offer Quick Acute Appendicitis Diagnosis
Radiologists can accurately diagnose acute appendicitis from remote locations with handheld devices or mobile phone.
Publish Date: 2009-11-30

EmFinders EmSeeQ Tracking Device to Locate Wandering Individuals
Tracking device for people with disabilities and children who wander including persons with Alzheimers disease dementia and autism.
Publish Date: 2009-10-15 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Mp3 Heart Rate Monitor for Unborn Babies
A new type of fetal heart monitor could save the lives of unborn infants in complicated pregnancies.
Publish Date: 2009-08-28 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Head Wraps for Cancer Treatment Patients
The ravages of chemotherapy strips a cancer patient not just of her hair but shards of her self-esteem as well.
Publish Date: 2009-07-20 - Updated: 2017-11-17

Disability Products: Assistive Devices for People with Disabilities and Seniors
A website review of the Disabled World Disability Products section providing assistive devices for seniors and persons with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2009-06-19 - Updated: 2019-02-09

Medical Suppliers Afraid of New Bid Squeeze
New Medicare regulation will require companies in the home medical equipment sector to bid competitively for Medicare business.
Publish Date: 2009-04-08 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Medical ID Bracelets and Keyrings
Offers a number of solutions for wearing medical id tags bracelets and keyrings to aid in an emergency.
Publish Date: 2009-03-18 - Updated: 2019-02-08

GPS Locater's for Seniors and Children
Personal GPS units for seniors with medical conditions and young children that allow you to track and locate them if they go missing.
Publish Date: 2009-02-11 - Updated: 2011-12-05

Home Health Care Equipment
Home health care equipment makes it possible for people to be directly involved in maintaining their own health care.
Publish Date: 2009-02-08 - Updated: 2019-02-08

Bathroom Assistance Wiping Aid
Bathroom assistance aid when wiping becomes difficult or impossible for seniors.
Publish Date: 2009-02-07 - Updated: 2010-07-13

Mountain View Medical Supply Review
Mountain View Medical Supply offers over 9000 products and serves and ships to customers America wide.
Publish Date: 2009-02-07 - Updated: 2019-02-08

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