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Apple Gets FDA Approval for New Apple Watch ECG Feature Ahead of WWDC

According to a report from MyHealthyApple, Apple has received FDA 510(k) approval for a new Apple Watch feature designed to keep track of a user's Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) history. Judging by the approval filing, the feature will allow users to check their AFib history on demand. Atrial Fibrillation is when the heart beats at an irregular...

Apple Watch ECG App Being Tested with Juvenile Cancer Patients

The Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI) in Australia is starting a new study this week to validate the Apple Watch's ECG functionality for use in the care of children during and after cancer therapy — reports MyHealthyApple. Apple introduced electrocardiogram (ECG) technology with the Apple Watch Series 4 back in 2018. Apple wasn't able to...

ECG App Available in iOS 13 Beta 5 for Developers in Canada

Last week, Apple finally debuted the ECG (electrocardiogram) app for Apple Watch Series 4 owners in Canada, with the release of iOS 12.4 and watchOS 5.3. For developers of iOS 13 and watchOS 6 betas at the time, they did not receive an update for the ECG app. But with today’s latest iOS 13 beta...

How to Install and Use the ECG App on Apple Watch Series 4 in Canada

It’s been a 10-month wait, but the ECG (electrocardiogram) app has finally landed in Canada for Apple Watch Series 4 users, to go with irregular rhythm notifications (for Series 1 or later). If you purchased an Apple Watch Series 4 model in Canada, here’s how to download the ECG app and also perform your first...

Apple Says It’s “Excited” to Bring ECG App, New Heart Features to Canada

With today’s release of iOS 12.4 and watchOS 5.3, Apple has finally released the ECG app and irregular rhythm notifications in Canada. Apple said it "has secured a Medical Device License from Health Canada for the ECG app and the irregular rhythm notification, making the features available directly to consumers.” Irregular heart rhythms are checked in the...

Apple Launching ECG App for Apple Watch Series 4 in Canada Today

Apple is set to launch iOS 12.4 today along with watchOS 5.3, and with the latter, Apple Watch Series 4 users in Canada will finally get the ECG (electrocardiogram) app and irregular heart rhythm notifications (via MacRumors). According to Apple, watchOS 5.3 will bring "improvements and bug fixes”, to go with security updates to the...

WWDC Didn’t Announce ECG for Apple Watch in Canada, So the Wait Continues

Last month we told you Health Canada had approved two crucial heart health features for Apple Watch Series 4 users in Canada, the electrocardiogram (ECG) app and irregular rhythm notification feature. Apple later confirmed the ECG app was coming to Canada “as quickly as possible”, which many believed would come in an announcement at WWDC...

Health Canada Approves Apple Watch ECG App, Hinting Launch Imminent

Canadians who purchased an Apple Watch Series 4 in Canada may soon get the device’s electrocardiogram (ECG) app and irregular rhythm notifications, as both features have been approved by Health Canada. According to Health Canada’s website, two active licenses from Apple are now showing as approved: 102864 for the ECG app and 102866 for the...

Apple Launches ECG for Apple Watch Series 4 in Europe, Hong Kong [u]

Apple has announced this afternoon Apple Watch Series 4 users in 19 European countries along with Hong Kong now have the ECG app: The ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4, a direct-to-consumer product that enables customers to take an electrocardiogram right from their wrist, is available in Hong Kong and 19 European countries, including […]