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8 FDA-Blessed Wearables and Apps Changing Healthcare - Zio XT


Product Name: Zio XT Patch

Company: iRhythm Technologies

Description: The Zio XT wearable patch is worn for 14 days to help in the detection of atrial fibrillation in patients who are complaining of certain associated symptoms such as dizziness, loss of consciousness, and/or palpitations. 

As of November the device has been prescribed to ad been prescribed to almost 400,000 patients. The device is intended to be an alternative to the cumbersome Holter monitors where patients cannot bathe for the 48 hours that they are supposed to be wearing the device. 

FDA Clearance: 2011


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