Canada Clears Caretaker’s Vital Signs Monitor for COVID-19 Patients

December 8, 2020

Health Canada has granted emergency clearance for Caretaker Medical’s wearable vital signs monitor, allowing it to be used for quarantined COVID-19 patients.

The FDA-cleared and CE-marked device continuously monitors blood pressure, heart rate, respiration rate and other vital signs using a wireless finger sensor that sends the data to a remote tablet app.

The clearance allows the device to be used for monitoring quarantined patients, enabling the distanced monitoring of contagious COVID-19 patients.

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