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...
February 17, 2012
Health Insight Capital, a subsidiary of HCA, has invested an undisclosed amount into AirStrip Technologies, which offers a number of apps built on its AppPoint platform that securely send critical patient information from hospital monitoring systems, bedside devices, and electronic health records to a clinician's smartphone. HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) has about 163 hospitals and 109...
February 9, 2012
AirStrip Technologies announced a strategic investment from Qualcomm's recently announced Qualcomm Life Fund. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
In August 2010 MobiHealthNews reported that Sequoia Capital had made a strategic investment in AirStrip and the terms were undisclosed at the time then, too. According to an SEC filing published shortly after the deal was announced, AirStrip...
January 3, 2012
AirStrip Technologies announced that it has received CE Mark certification to bring its mobile patient monitoring apps to Europe and other markets that recognize the CE Mark. AirStrip enables medical professionals to use their smartphones to gain access to vital signs, critical waveform data and other clinical information, which is sent directly from the hospital and can be viewed from virtually...
November 17, 2011
The fifth largest health system in the US, Catholic Healthcare West, has inked a $4.3 million 3-year deal with AirStrip Technologies to use the company's AirStripOB application at 32 of its system's hospitals. AirStripOB was the very first iPhone app to receive medical device clearance from the FDA.
AirStripOB gives physicians mobile access to data from fetal monitors, like fetal heartbeats,...
June 15, 2011
A handful of new executives have taken executive roles at a couple of well known mobile health companies.
Earlier this month, Alan Portela took the reins at AirStrip Technologies as CEO. Portela replaced Gene Powell, who will stay on as a senior advisor and chairman of the board at the company. This week, Dan Blake was appointed Chief Development Officer at AirStrip. The company is...
November 17, 2010
Medtronic subsidiary Physio-Control has inked a deal with AirStrip Technologies to integrate AirStrip’s remote patient monitoring applications with Physio-Control’s patient data transmission network, LifeNet.
Here's how the system will be integrated: "AirStrip CARDIOLOGY, deployed as a native application on smartphones and tablet devices, will receive 12-lead ECG waveforms, vital signs and other...
October 20, 2010
AirStrip Technologies has partnered with Sprint to offer hospitals a bundled solution comprising of Sprint's "clinical grade" in-building coverage enhancement along with AirStrip's remote monitoring applications. AirStrip's AirStripOB and other applications will also be available for use on two new Sprint Android handsets running on the operator's 3G and 4G networks.
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September 22, 2010
Earlier this month, Alere Healthcare inked a deal with AirStrip Technologies to distribute the company's wireless remote fetal monitoring technology in the US. In March, Alere inked a similar deal with Monica Healthcare, which also specializes in wireless remote fetal monitoring. At the Mobile Healthcare Industry Summit in London this week, Monica Healthcare CEO Dr. Carl Barratt told...
September 1, 2010
Déjà vu all over again? Alere Health, formerly known as Inverness Medical Innovations inked a distribution deal with a wireless remote fetal monitoring company. In March Alere signed on to promote UK-based Monica Healthcare's wireless fetal monitoring system. This week, it's AirStripOB.
AirStrip Technologies, which is known for having one of the very first FDA approved iPhone apps (AirStripOB),...