remote patient monitoring

By Heather Mack November 11, 2016
Vancouver, British Columbia-based Reliq Health, which develops mobile health and telemedicine products for Community-Based Healthcare, is working with UK National Health Services system on a pilot to explore remote patient-monitoring solutions. Now actively enrolling patients from the Imperial College Hospital in London, the pilot seeks to assess how Reliq Health’s platform can help improve...
By Heather Mack November 9, 2016
Baltimore-based Quantified Care, which makes a mobile platform to help care providers monitor and engage people with chronic conditions, has secured an investment from KiwiVentures II. The amount is undisclosed and is the third investment from KiwiVentures II. “Over the last couple years, KiwiVenture Partners has been an excellent supporter in Quantified Care’s efforts to improve patient care and...
By Heather Mack October 28, 2016
Mountain View, California-based AliveCor, which makes an FDA-cleared mobile electrocardiogram (ECG) device and companion app collectively called Kardia Mobile, has released new features that make it easier to integrate weight, activity, and blood pressure readings via Apple Health or Google Fit. The added features built on Kardia Mobile’s existing monitoring capabilities for atrial fibrillation,...
By Heather Mack October 18, 2016
Redwood City, California-based biotricity, which is working on a biometric remote monitoring solution, has received FDA clearance for the software component of their product. The company’s first offering, which is slated for market launch later this year or early next year, is bioflux – a remote cardiac monitoring solution that includes a wearable heart monitor (to be worn on the torso) that uses...
By Jonah Comstock September 27, 2016
EarlySense launched its EarlySense InSight platform today, a new version of its bed sensor which eliminates the monitor, allowing the platform to be used more easily outside the hospital, in nursing homes and longterm care facilities. Yet another version of the product, for the home, is under development and is slated to launch next year. "The idea is we developed this contactless continuous...
By Jonah Comstock September 13, 2016
In rural Mississippi, where almost 65 percent of the state's counties are more than a 40 minute drive from specialty care and 68 percent of the providers are in urban areas even though 64 percent of the patients are in rural areas, telehealth takes on an added importance.  Michael Adcock, and administrator at the University of Mississippi Medical Center's Center for Telehealth spoke at the Pop...
By Jonah Comstock September 6, 2016
iHealth Labs, the connected device subsidiary of Andon Health with offices in Paris and Mountain View, California, has acquired Bordeaux, France-based eDevice for $106 million (98.33 million euros). eDevice is a longtime European provider of back-end infrastructure that connects remote monitoring devices to hospitals and healthcare providers. "eDevice is an amazing company and together, we will...
By Heather Mack September 1, 2016
Weekly remote monitoring of patients with heart failure who have cardiac implantable electronic devices doesn’t appear to help them fare better, new research shows. In two studies by researchers at the Royal Brompton Hospital/Imperial College London, there wasn’t an improvement in all-cause mortality rates nor did cardiovascular hospitalization rates improve. Moreover, both studies found those...
By Heather Mack August 11, 2016
Medical technology company ImpediMed launched a direct-to-consumer connected device that tracks body composition, fluid status and hydration in a variety of settings. SOZO is two-pound, sensor-enabled scale with a connected stand and platform cradle to rest either a tablet or smartphone. The users steps on the scale, which has eight body sensors and four weight sensors, waits a few seconds and...
By Heather Mack August 11, 2016
The demand for wearable medical devices and remote patient monitoring systems is increasing, and the global market is expected to reach $612 billion in the next eight years, according to a new report from San Francisco-based Grand View Research. The report outlined a number of reasons for growth in the market, which was valued at over $123 billion in 2015 (dominated by North America, with 39...

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