Correction: A previous version of this article misstated Watson's contributions to the Teladoc platform. Watson does not offer diagnoses.
On Apple’s most recent earnings call, CEO Tim Cook didn’t talk much about the company’s various healthcare overtures. But he did make a passing mention of the company’s working with LensCrafters, a division of Luxottica that sells eyeglasses — and eye doctor visits.
Being a new parent can be scary—even figuring out a baby’s eating schedule can be tough. But researchers at Purdue University and Purdue Polytechnic Institute have developed a new app that virtually connects breastfeeding mothers to pediatricians and lactation specialists.
The new app, called Lactor, collects data, monitors patients, and provides consultation for moms currently breast feeding.
Collective Health, an employee benefits platform that uses predictive analytics to match employees with programs, has raised $110 million in funding to scale operations. Participants in the financing round include existing investors NEA, Founders Fund, GV, and Maverick Ventures, as well as new investors Sun Life Financial and Mubadala Ventures.
Berkeley, California-based smart stethoscope company Eko Devices has raised $5 million in new funding. Artis Ventures led the round, with additional participation from Strategic Partners, Dreamlt Ventures, 1812 Ventures, and Founder.org. This brings the company's funding up to $7.8 million — it last raised money in 2015.
Fitbit reported its fourth quarter and full year earnings yesterday. Fourth quarter earnings continues to post a loss, with a reported $571 million in revenues and a net loss of $46 million, as did its full year report, in which the company reported a total revenue of $1.6 b
Netherlands-based Wolters Kluwer today announced the launch of UpToDate Advanced, a mobile-friendly physician tool that offers interactive guidance through clinical decision-making.
The new offering builds on medical information and images collected within the company’s longstanding clinical reference information product UpToDate, which is used by 1.5 million physicians annually, according to the company.
Tagnos, maker of an AI-powered logistics platform for hospitals and clinics, announced today that it has raised $5 million in investment funding from Benhamou Global Ventures, Morpheus Ventures, and Zebra Ventures.
The Personal Connected Health Alliance’s Digital Health Pavilion at HIMSS18 will once again feature “The Connected Health Experience,” a series of presentations and demonstrations of the latest connected health innovations. But this year the range of subjects will be even wider.
Wearable giant Fitbit and fitness apparel company Adidas have just released their latest running-specific training wearable, the Fitbit Ionic: Adidas edition.
The product was born out of a partnership between the two companies, which was announced last year, and is a combination of Fitbit Ionic and Adidas’ Train app.