remote patient monitoring

By Heather Mack February 8, 2017
The remote patient monitoring market saw a big jump in the last year, with 7.1 million patients in 2016 enrolled in some form of digital health program featuring connected medical devices as a core part of their care plan, according to new data. Swedish market research firm Berg Insight, which specializes in IoT verticals, tracked a 44 percent jump in remotely monitored patients last year. While...
By Bernie Monegain January 31, 2017
Valhalla, New York-based Bon Secours Charity Health System, part of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, has forged a $180 million population health initiative with technology giant Philips to improve quality of patient care. The agreement will make Philips solutions available to BSCHS in support of its goal to transform the delivery of healthcare to the residents of New York’s Hudson...
By Jonah Comstock January 9, 2017
PeraHealth, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based healthcare data analytics company, has raised $14 million in first-round funding from Mainsail Partners, a growth equity firm.  "PeraHealth is a clinical decision support company. We’re providing patient surveillance tools and systems to hospitals to really monitor patients to catch very severe types of things that can happen to a patient," CEO...
By Heather Mack January 8, 2017
Chicago-based Endotronix has added another $12 million in funding to further development on its wireless, remote cardiac monitor system. The money comes in the form a loan agreement with Silicon Valley Bank, and builds on the company’s previous funding of $32 million in July.  The financing will go towards Endotronix’s Cordella Heart Failure system, which consists of a wireless pulmonary artery...
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...

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