Meridian Health

By Jonah Comstock May 4, 2015
Meridian Health subsidiary iMPak Health has teamed up with biomedical and healthcare technology group NetScientific to create a new digital health sales and marketing company called Triventis Health. Triventis will market combined offerings from iMPak and Wanda Health, a subsidiary of NetScientific, relying on Wanda Health's offerings for data analytics andiIMPak's easy-to-use devices for remote...
By Neil Versel January 8, 2013
iMPak Health, Neptune City, N.J.-based creator of pocket-sized devices for ECG testing, sleep monitoring and pain management, is turning to crowdsourcing to fund its latest offering, a foray into gamification. However, the outreach has struggled to gain momentum. iMPak, a joint venture of New Jersey hospital system Meridian Health and Swedish wireless technology vendor Cypak, has listed "Emmett's...
By Brian Dolan August 15, 2012
Waltham, Massachusetts-based Alere acquired wireless remote patient monitoring company MedApps last month for an undisclosed sum, MobiHealthNews has learned. MedApps CEO Kent Dicks confirmed the news in an email to MobiHealthNews this afternoon. MedApps offers a suite of home health devices, including the HealthPAL, a small, portable, dedicated device that the company used to collect data from...
By Brian Dolan May 21, 2012
New Jersey-based healthcare system Meridian Health's joint venture, iMPak Health announced its next low-cost mobile health device, a Near Field Communication (NFC) enabled credit card sized ECG device that pairs with NFC-enabled smartphones and tablets. iMPak, which Meridian co-founded with Swedish technology vendor Cypak, said the device, called RhythmTrak, works with Android devices today and...
By Brian Dolan January 10, 2012
The biggest health-related news that broke ahead of the massive Consumer Electronics Show (CES) taking place in Las Vegas this week wasn't the launch of some new connected health device or fitness tracker. Instead, the big story (so far) is about an unlikely experiment that a trio of Best Buy stores in the Chicago area are undertaking with health insurance provider Aetna. While the pilot doesn't...
By Chris Gullo October 3, 2011
Meridian Health, T-Mobile, and iMPak Health jointly announced the launch this week of iMPak's SleepTrack sleep monitor. The system has three components: a SleepTrak card (which is a credit card-sized wireless device that is worn on the upper arm), a free app offered through Nokia's Ovi store, and T-Mobile’s Astound smartphone, which is the only phone compatible with the SleepTrak device. iMPak is...
By Brian Dolan April 20, 2011
Last year Meridian Health, a not-for-profit group of hospitals in New Jersey, teamed up with near-field communications (NFC) technology vendor Cypak to create iMPak Health, which is focused on creating wireless health monitoring devices and services. This week iMPak announced its second offering: SleepTrak, which follows on last year's Health Journal for Pain. According to iMPak, some 25 percent...
By Brian Dolan January 11, 2011
AT&T continued to reveal the constituents of its ForHealth portfolio of mHealth and telehealth solutions that aim to improve disease management. MedApps' offerings include a remote care monitoring hub called HealthPAL and a Web-based application called HealthCOM. AT&T will provide 3G connectivity to MedApps' hub and will co-market and distribute MedApps products along with other remote...
By Brian Dolan August 25, 2010
GreatCall, which offers the easy-to-use Jitterbug mobile phone service has added two more mobile health offerings to its Services Store: Medication Reminder and Check in Call. Jitterbug subscribers who sign up for the new $10-a-month medication reminder service will receive an automated phone call that reminds them to take a particular medication at a given time. The automated call isn't just one...
By Brian Dolan August 24, 2010
After a few months of testing, a Best Buy senior director, Kurt Hulander, said the big box electronics store will begin selling wireless-enabled health and fitness devices in more than half of its 1,089 stores in the US. "It's a potential growth area for us," Hulander told BusinessWeek. "A lot of things traditionally done in the doctor's office might soon be done at home." Best Buy has not...