iPhone Case As An FDA-Approved EKG Machine?
Sooner or later, it was inevitable to use mobile apps and mobile health in the medical settings and now here is an iPhone case that just became an FDA-aproved EKG machine. What’s next?
Most iPhone cases just protect your phone from drops. If you’re getting fancy, it may have a fisheye camera lens or a screen-printed back. But what about diagnosing coronary heart disease, arrhythmia, or congenital heart defects? The AliveCor Heart Monitor is an FDA-approved iPhone case that can be held in your hands (or dramatically pressed against your chest) to produce an EKG/ECG–the infamous green blips pulsing patient-side in hospitals everywhere.