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By Laura Lovett January 24, 2018
toSense’s CoVa Monitoring System 2, a remote patient monitoring necklace that tracks vitals and cardiac fluids, has received a second FDA clearance. The new clearance will allow the company to update the software to add a new feature that measures stroke volume and cardiac output to the orginal product. The clearance also lets the device connect to a mobile application that allows medical...
By Jonah Comstock June 18, 2015
The prototype of ToSense's floor pad device, which is about twice the size of a normal weight scale La Jolla, California-based toSense, the connected vitals signs monitoring device company formerly known as Perminova, has two more multifunction digital health devices in the pipeline to follow up its recently FDA-cleared CoVa Monitoring System. At the BIO event in Philadelphia, cofounder Matt...
By Jonah Comstock May 27, 2015
In the last two months, the FDA has cleared a number of clinically-focused mobile health devices. Some are first-time clearances for companies that have been waiting on their 510(k) for a while, including a few MobiHealthNews has been keeping an eye on over the years. Others are incremental clearances for slight hardware or algorithm updates. Here's five mobile health clearances that came through...
By Jonah Comstock February 26, 2014
A startup called Perminova is developing a necklace for clinical use that can track a number of vital signs including thoracic fluid levels, an early predictor of congestive heart failure that isn't currently monitored by most connected sensors. Patients at risk for CHF could use the device in place of or along with a weight scale. "You have weight gain four days before a heart failure event," VP...

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