Mallory Hackett

The Durham, North Carolina-based company received backing from investors Cofounders Capital and The Launch Place.
By  Mallory Hackett 11:58 am February 19, 2021
Pattern Health, a no-code platform for digital health programs, announced this week it raised $1.5 million in new funding. The Durham, North Carolina-based company received backing from investors Cofounders Capital and the Launch Place. WHAT IT DOES The Pattern Health platform can be used by clinicians and researchers alike to launch a range of digital health programs. It can integrate into...
Volpara is purchasing all outstanding equity of CRA for $18 million and will pay an additional $4 million if certain strategic targets are met within 18 months.
By  Mallory Hackett 01:08 pm February 18, 2021
Volpara Health, a maker of artificial intelligence breast-cancer-screening products, has acquired CRA Health, a breast cancer risk-assessment startup out of Massachusetts General Hospital. Under the terms of the deal, Volpara will purchase all outstanding equity of CRA for $18 million, in addition to $4 million upon meeting strategic performance goals over the next year-and-a-half. CRA’s risk...
The app doesn’t allow members to schedule a vaccine appointment, but it provides details on how to schedule an appointment at each listed location.
By  Mallory Hackett 11:41 am February 17, 2021
Individuals eligible for the coronavirus vaccine can now use the online fitness membership platform ClassPass to search for vaccine centers near them, the company announced Wednesday. Within the ClassPass app and website, members can find the most convenient vaccine location for them, along with information including hours of operation and contact information for nearby clinics. Although the app...
Community by Current Health is now enrolling participants in a COVID-19 study that uses its FDA-cleared remote monitoring system.
By  Mallory Hackett 11:41 am February 16, 2021
Current Health, a remote patient monitoring platform, has launched Community, its latest initiative to build diverse longitudinal datasets for decentralized clinical trials. Using its FDA-cleared remote monitoring system, Current Health collects hospital-level data such as respiratory rate, heart rate, temperature, oxygen saturation and movement without asking the patient to leave home. The...
The back-to-work tool builds upon Masimo’s SafetyNet remote monitoring system that was developed to help hospitals care for patients in non-traditional settings.
By  Mallory Hackett 11:45 am February 15, 2021
Medical device maker Masimo is the latest company to develop a solution to help businesses, schools and other organizations reopen. Today, it announced the release of SafetyNet-OPEN, a web and mobile app solution that can screen, trace and manage users as they return to work. The back-to-work tool builds upon Masimo's SafetyNet remote monitoring system that was developed at the beginning of the...
The company attributes volume growth, new patient additions and increasing awareness of real-time continuous glucose monitoring to its revenue growth.
By  Mallory Hackett 12:02 pm February 12, 2021
Despite the challenges of 2020, Dexcom was able to close the year out with financial growth for both the fourth quarter and the full year, according to its earnings report released Thursday. In the earnings call, Dexcom’s chairman, president and CEO Kevin Sayer voiced his gratitude to the company for surpassing its goals even under the extreme circumstances last year. “In any given year, these...
The company upwardly revised its IPO twice since filing with the SEC last month.
By  Mallory Hackett 11:32 am February 11, 2021
Value-based healthcare platform Signify Health is making its debut on the New York Stock Exchange today with an initial public offering of 23,500,000 shares of its Class A common stock at $24 per share. The company upwardly revised its IPO twice since filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission last month. It originally planned to offer 23.5 million shares priced between $17 and $19, and...
With CardioCare already in its portfolio, egnite plans to develop more solutions that harness data science to improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.

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By  Mallory Hackett 02:00 pm February 10, 2021
A new digital healthcare company called egnite launched Wednesday with the goal of leveraging advanced technologies and analytics to improve health outcomes for structural heart-disease patients. Egnite originates from the CardioCare platform developed by Edwards Lifesciences, which is already deployed at over 50 hospitals and health systems across the country. The platform is designed to manage...
Equip uses virtual family-based treatment to help children, teens and young adults overcome eating disorders.

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By  Mallory Hackett 10:00 am February 10, 2021
Equip, a virtual eating disorder treatment program, has closed a Series A financing round worth $13 million led by Optum Ventures. The round also had participation from new investor .406 Ventures and existing investor F-Prime Capital, which led Equip's previous seed round. Together, the rounds bring Equip's total funding to $17 million. WHAT THEY DO Equip uses virtual family-based treatment (FBT...
Users can import their blood sugar data automatically by connecting with their LifeScan OneTouch Reveal app or by manually logging their levels.
By  Mallory Hackett 11:38 am February 8, 2021
Fitbit users can now track their blood glucose levels within the device’s connected app, the company announced Monday in a blog post. Users can import their blood sugar data automatically by connecting with their LifeScan OneTouch Reveal app or by manually logging their levels. Fitbit will be adding other glucose meters and apps in the future, it said in the announcement. Within the Fitbit app,...