Leaf Healthcare

By Dave Muoio November 7, 2017
Virtual dermatologists on call. Telemedicine provider MDLive has added dermatology consultations to its collection of virtual medical services. Through a deal with Iagnosis, customers who select the “dermatology” category within MDLive’s platform will be taken to partner site DermatologistOnCall, and then asked to provide a brief medical history and photos of their skin, nails, or hair. Users...
By Dave Muoio September 13, 2017
Researchers from the Duke University School of Nursing have launched a five-year study on pressure ulcer reduction powered by the Leaf Patient Monitoring System. The wireless, wearable sensor developed by Leaf Healthcare will track patient’s movements to determine the optimal timing for nurses to turn or reposition patients at risk for ulcers. "We need this information to decide how to deliver...
By Jonah Comstock September 21, 2015
Leaf Healthcare, Pleasanton, California-based wireless patient monitoring company, has raised $3.3 million, according to an SEC filing. The company has not disclosed investors, but SDL Ventures lists Leaf Healthcare as a portfolio company. Leaf Healthcare's first product is the Leaf Patient Monitoring system, a small clip-on wearable for patients in hospital beds. The sensor monitors patient...
By Jonah Comstock December 3, 2014
A California hospital has begun requiring certain patients use a wearable remote patient monitoring device in order to comply with internal patient safety protocols. Chino Valley Medical Center is employing the Leaf Patient Monitoring System from Pleasanton-based Leaf Healthcare. The sensor monitors patient movement in bed, then uses that data to calculate when the patient needs to be turned to...