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mHealth: Atrial fibrillation detection – App supports heart health

Interview with Professor Marcus Dörr, Chief of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine B at the Greifswald University Hospital.

05/08/2019

Image: Prof. Marcus Dörr, Copyright: private

Prof. Marcus Dörr from the Greifswald University Hospital.

Exhibitors and products related to information and communication technology

Image: smartwatch at MEDICA 2018; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Image: Wrist with smartwatch, which measures the pulse rate; Copyright: panthermedia.net / Lev Dolgachov

The new app receives very fine signals and therefore is a promising method that could record the pulse rate of patients in long term.

Image: Smartwatch with the new app; Copyright: Preventicus GmbH, Jena

The new app has been developed by a start-up company from Jena, Germany, which exclusively launches validated apps on the market.

Image: Smartwatch with the new app; Copyright: Preventicus GmbH, Jena

The new app has been developed by a start-up company from Jena, Germany, which exclusively launches validated apps on the market.

Image: Diana Heiduk; Copyright: private