Florida medical school pilots remote blood pressure monitoring with IDEAL LIFE

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Toronto-based IDEAL LIFE is ‘snowbirding’ (a little late by the calendar) to Florida, partnering with University of Florida’s Miller School of Medicine for a test of their wireless blood pressure monitoring system with hypertensive patients.  The pilot program will be under the direction of the Center for Research and Education on Aging and Technology Enhancement (CREATE), has the University of Miami’s Center on Aging participating, and is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute on Aging (NIA). Release.  Another announced partnership was with iVisit, a patient-clinician telemedicine platform for PC and mobile which boasts partners such as Qualcomm and Diversinet [TA 20 April]. Summary and video. IDEAL LIFE also was featured as a ‘disruptive technology’ in the session “Transforming Health Care Now in the Developed and Developing Worlds” at the 12-14 April 7th Annual World Health Care Congress in Washington D.C.  CNBC/Release.