September 11, 2012
With the latest news this week that another major player in mobile health has won what appears to be an important patent, it seemed like a good time as any to review and follow-up on recent patent happenings.
Perhaps the biggest IP story that we've been following over the course of the year has been Robert Bosch Healthcare's patent infringement lawsuit against three other home health monitoring...
September 11, 2012
San Antonio-based AirStrip Technologies announced this week that it had secured a US patent in late August that covers its methodology for mobilizing physiologic data to smartphone, tablets, and other devices. AirStrip's core product has been its mobile patient monitoring platform, which it offers to large healthcare facilities, but the company claims the patent impacts consumer-facing mobile...
August 28, 2012
Just a week after the ONC published the final version of Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements, AirStrip Technologies announced a new addition to its mobile health platform -- a meaningful use tracker.
In June San Antonio-based AirStrip Technologies announced that it was expanding its suite of mobile patient monitoring applications to enable physicians to more easily access information housed in...
August 22, 2012
San Diego-based Sotera Wireless announced this week that the FDA had given its 510(k) clearance for the full version of its WiFi-enabled ViSi Mobile patient monitoring system, a part of which received an FDA clearance this past March. The full system enables care providers to review near real-time transmissions of patients vital signs no matter if their patients are in their beds or walking...
August 15, 2012
Waltham, Massachusetts-based Alere acquired wireless remote patient monitoring company MedApps last month for an undisclosed sum, MobiHealthNews has learned. MedApps CEO Kent Dicks confirmed the news in an email to MobiHealthNews this afternoon.
MedApps offers a suite of home health devices, including the HealthPAL, a small, portable, dedicated device that the company used to collect data from...
August 14, 2012
August is not yet half over and already the FDA has had a busy summer.
In recent weeks MobiHealthNews reported on the FDA's de novo clearance of Proteus Digital Health's intelligent medicine platform and Asthmapolis' inhaler sensor and companion software. As we noted early last month, the FDA granted 510(k) clearance to a variety of digital health companies in June, including the app-enabled...
June 14, 2012
Simulated screenshots of AirStrip's expanded iPad app
This week San Antonio-based AirStrip Technologies announced that it was expanding its suite of mobile patient monitoring applications to enable physicians to more easily access information housed in various electronic health record systems (EHRs) via their mobile devices. The expanded offering leverages a recent acquisition by AirStrip. The...
March 21, 2012
Toumaz Sensium Digital Plaster
While the medical field has been a steady but slow growth market for chip makers, a recent report over at Chip Design claims that one segment of the medical market, remote patient monitoring, is picking up momentum. Broadcom, IMEC, Qualcomm, Intel, TI, Toumaz and other are angling to compete with new multimode wireless chips.
While adoption is still low, the race...
March 7, 2012
It might have been hard to stand out among the 1,123 exhibitors at the recent 2012 HIMSS conference two weeks ago, but AirStrip Technologies somehow did.
As MobiHealthNews Editor Brian Dolan reported, the San Antonio-based developer of remote monitoring apps recently landed separate investments from two heavyweights, namely the Qualcomm Life Fund and Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). Feb. 21...
February 23, 2012
Few companies working in mobile health have made more news in recent days than AirStrip Technologies. Two weeks ago the remote monitoring app company announced an investment from Qualcomm Life Fund. A week later it announced an investment from HCA and plans to expand its deployment of AirStrip Cardiology throughout that health system's hospitals. This week AirStrip announced an anticipated deal...