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Navenio, location tech, NHS

Credit: Navenio platform 

By Sara Mageit 09:58 am November 23, 2020
UK healthcare scale-up Navenio, has announced a $1.1 million (€845K) investment from Future Planet Capital to help accelerate healthcare efficiency. Navenio aims to use the funds for its intelligent workforce solution, which helps to mitigate infection and cross-contamination in hospitals. Dubbed 'Uber-for-indoors' for its infrastructure-free indoor location solutions, the platform is the...
care home technology, GE Healthcare

Credit: InteractiveMe tablet being shown to resident at Woodstock Residential Care Centre 

By Sara Mageit 09:10 am November 20, 2020
GE HEALTHCARE ACQUIRES SWEDISH STARTUP PRISMATIC SENSORS GE Healthcare is acquiring Swedish medical X-ray imaging startup, Prismatic Sensors to boost its medical imaging business. According to GE, the startups technology offers fewer doses of radiation to patients and more accurate X-ray imaging, and has the potential to be a "substantial step forward" in detecting cancer, heart disorders and...
enovacom, France digital health
By Tammy Lovell 07:21 am November 20, 2020
Orange has pledged to invest in the Digital Health 2 (DH2) fund of LBO France — a major player in the private equity sector in France. The investment will be made through its Orange Digital Investment holding and will contribute to the development of innovative eHealth companies in France and Europe. The DH2 fund plans to invest €200 million in eHealth SMEs, such as QuantifiCare, Tribvn...
A mother and child during a telehealth video visit
By Dave Muoio 01:37 pm November 19, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many consumers to telehealth for the first time, but their reactions to these virtual care technologies – namely, how willing they are to continue using them and how much they're willing to pay – greatly vary based on how much each generation values convenience over a trusted provider. These are the major takeaways of the Accelerate Health 2020 Consumer...
eConsult, telemedicine, Luxembourg

Credit: G-Core Labs

By Sophie Porter 02:15 am November 19, 2020
International cloud and edge provider G-Core Labs has partnered with Wagner Group to deliver the next generation of eConsult, the telemedicine platform mandated by the Luxembourgish government at the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The platform, which was built by eSanté Agency, enables patients to have virtual appointments with their doctors, dentists or even midwives, as well as allowing...
irhythm patch
By Dave Muoio 03:17 pm November 18, 2020
Long-term data on ambulatory monitoring patches. Scientists from the Scripps Research Translational Institute and Johnson & Johnson have unveiled three-year study data for iRhythm Technologies' Zio wearable ambulatory monitoring patches at this year's American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. The mSToPS study examined 1,738 participants who were a mean age 73.7 years at the time of...
The Lucira COVID-19 All-in-One Test Kit and its packaging
By Dave Muoio 12:29 pm November 18, 2020
Yesterday afternoon, the U.S. FDA issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to a COVID-19 molecular diagnostic test that provides individuals with a result within 30 minutes, in the comfort of their home. As opposed to currently available at-home testing products, which have patients self-collect a nasal swab sample and ship it for processing in a lab, the Lucira COVID-19 All-in-One Test Kit...
By Mallory Hackett 12:00 pm November 18, 2020
Olive Union has released its latest smart wearable, the Olive Pro, which doubles as hearing aids and wireless earbuds. The Olive Pro looks like a set of traditional Bluetooth earbuds, but it comes equipped with artificial intelligence to isolate unwanted noises and enhance music, conversations, TV and other sounds. Users create their own hearing profiles through the Olive Union app, where they...
Luscii, home monitoring, remote monitoring

Credit: Luscii home monitoring

By Sara Mageit 11:25 am November 18, 2020
Netherlands-based St. Antonius Hospital, together with e-health company Luscii, has developed home monitoring for hospitalised COVID-19 patients. WHY IT MATTERS COVID-19 patients who have not yet fully recovered, but are stable, may voluntarily take early discharge. Once this happens, they receive home monitoring to ease the transition via a program in the Luscii app, where they are able to ...
By Laura Lovett 03:09 pm November 17, 2020
Over the last decade, digital mental health has come into the spotlight, raising large amounts of venture backing, gaining interest from policymakers and seeing wider adoption. However, unclear efficacy standards, poor engagement and user trust have been obstacles that the community has often faced, according to panelists at WISH 2020 this morning.  “I’ll start by just saying that one of the main...