FDA clears Current Health’s hospital-to-home wearable, combining analytics and passive vital sign tracking

Conor hale | April 25, 2019

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The FDA has cleared Current Health’s wearable tracker, designed to be taken home from the hospital after acute care to track a patient’s recovery in real time, with the ultimate goal of reducing readmissions. The 510(k) clearance covers the Class II device and Current’s telehealth platform, which offers a dashboard for physicians, AI-based risk prediction and alerts, as well as secure video chat. Meanwhile, the patient-facing side—delivered via a Current-issued tablet—includes medication reminders, automated symptom questionnaires and HIPAA-compliant text messaging.

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