The story behind the Apple Watch's EKG functions

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https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/06/the ... -function/

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The Apple Watch produced a seismic shift in the public's acceptance of biometric monitoring. Sure, we've had step counters, heart rate and sleep monitors for years, but the Apple Watch made it hip and cool to do so. In Deep Medicine, author Eric Topol examines how recent advances in AI and machine learning techniques can be leveraged to bring (at least the American) healthcare system out of its current dark age and create a more efficient, more effective system that better serves both its doctors and its patients. In the excerpt below, Topol examines the efforts by startup AliveCor and the Mayo Clinic to cram an ECG's functionality into a wristwatch-sized device without -- and this is the important part -- generating potentially lethal false positive results.

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This article would have been better without the pointless and wrong, little gush about the iWatch. There has been a solid segment of the population that has been using performance and bio-metric monitors since the 90's.
The anemic sales of the iWatch did nothing to make monitors any more "cool" than they already were.
Other than that is sounds like some good tech and I hope it ends up being a product instead of being bought for the patents and disappearing into a mega corp, never to be seen again.
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The story behind the Apple Watch's EKG functions