Addressing Barriers in the Use of Wearable Medical Devices by Ontario Seniors

Why do some users, particularly seniors, refuse to wear a medical device which tracks their vital signs with the aim of improving their health? This is not a strictly medical issue, rather the motivations behind deciding not to wear a medical device regardless of the health benefits is a problem which can be investigated by social scientists.

VT-19: Continuous Calibration-free SPO2 Monitoring for COVID-19 Using Deep Learning

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses and COVID-19 is a new disease from this family that has not been previously identified in humans [1]. Those who are infected with COVID-19 may have little to no symptoms and may take up to 14 days to appear after exposure to COVID-19 [2]. It’s possible to detect this disease early by measuring the heart rate, blood oxygenation (SpO2), body temperature and heart rate variability and isolate the person to prevent the spread of the virus. VitalTracer has developed a medical wrist device that continuously tracks bio-signals in real-time.

Wearable Continuous Health Monitoring Device Capable of Early Detection of COVID-19 in Patients and Tracking Their Health Condition

Continuous monitoring of respiratory rate, blood oxygen level and body temperature is vital for early detection of COVID-19 among patients and monitoring their health condition. Early detection of COVID-19 is crucial for successful treatment of this deadly disease. Unfortunately, most of the COVID-19 patients do not indicate any serious symptom such as breathing problem in early stage of this disease. And by the time they do, they have alarmingly low oxygen levels and moderate-to-severe pneumonia which in many cases does not have any treatment and leads to death.

Improved pulse pressure approximation and pattern recognition algorithm for prediction of blood pressure-related health issues

Continuous blood pressure (BP) monitor is highly beneficial for detection and prevention of stroke and cardiovascular disease. The most common BP monitor technique still relies on using a cuff that slows the blood flow, which is both uncomfortable and makes continuous monitoring impossible. Furthermore, research has shown that due to the numerous artifacts, the existing cuff-less BP monitoring technologies such as pulse transit time (PTT) and tonometry are not effective.

Calibration-Free Continuous Pulse Oximeter Monitoring Using Deep Learning

Oxygen saturation, i.e. SpO2 is the fifth most important vital sign after heart rate (HR), body temperature (BT), blood pressure (BP), and breathing rate (BR). Oxygen saturation indicates if sufficient oxygen is being supplied to the body.
Continuous SpO2 monitoring is highly beneficial for detection and prevention of several diseases.

Optimized Non-invasive Cuff-less Continuous Blood Pressure Measurement Technique Using Machine Learning

Continuous blood pressure (BP) monitor is highly beneficial for detection and prevention of stroke and cardiovascular disease. The most common BP monitor technique still relies on using a cuff that obstructs the blood flow, which is both uncomfortable and makes continuous monitoring impossible. Furthermore, research has shown that due to the numerous artifacts, the existing cuff-less BP monitoring technologies such as pulse transit time (PTT) and tonometry are not sufficiently accurate.

Improved pulse pressure approximation and pattern recognition algorithm for prediction of blood pressure-related health issues

Continuous blood pressure (BP) monitor is highly beneficial for detection and prevention of stroke and cardiovascular disease. The most common BP monitor technique still relies on using a cuff that slows the blood flow, which is both uncomfortable and makes continuous monitoring impossible. Furthermore, research has shown that due to the numerous artifacts, the existing cuff-less BP monitoring technologies such as pulse transit time (PTT) and tonometry are not effective.

Optimized Non-invasive Cuff-less Continuous Blood Pressure Measurement Technique Using Artificial Neural Network

Continuous blood pressure (BP) monitoring is highly of assistance for detection of the major public health issue which is cardiovascular problems. Nowadays the BP monitoring technique which are commonly used are mostly using an uncomfortable cuff that makes continuous monitoring impossible since it slows the blood flow. However, measuring continues blood pressures are necessarily and crucial in some cases such as diagnostic of hypertension, for CVD patients, Sleep apnea and etc.