December 8, 2020
Roughly two years after Apple brought an ECG monitor to its wrist-worn devices, connected ECG device-maker AliveCor has raised a patent lawsuit against the tech giant.
Filed yesterday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, the suit argues that the tools included in the Apple Watch Series 4 and later devices infringe on three patents held by AliveCor, all of which focus on...
November 23, 2020
Cardio-focused digital health company AliveCor landed FDA clearance for its new suite of interpretive ECG algorithms, dubbed the Kardia AI V2. This news comes just days after the company announced a $65 million Series E funding round.
The new clearance will is able to capture sinus rhythm with premature ventricular contractions, sinus rhythm with supraventricular ectopy and a sinus rhythm with...
November 17, 2020
AliveCor, a maker of artificial intelligence-enabled personal ECG devices, has announced its Series E financing round worth $65 million. The round was led by existing investors OMRON, Khosla Ventures, WP Global Partners, Qualcomm Ventures and Bold Capital Partners.
The capital will be used to enhance the growth of AliveCor’s remote-cardiology platform by adding telehealth, detection and condition...
November 11, 2020
Healthcare voice AI company Suki recently fleshed out its leadership team with six new appointments.
Chief among these are Tracy Rentz, former VP of implementation at Evolent Health, as Suki's VP of customer success and operations; former Qventus Regional Director Brian Duffy as Suki's director of Sales-East; and Brent Jarkowski, previously the senior client development director at Kyyrus, as...
July 9, 2020
AliveCor released today KardiaCare, a digital subscription service for managing heart health at home.
The service offers a suite of features that helps users interpret their heart data, monitor risk factors, identify symptom triggers and measure the impact of lifestyle changes. It will expand upon the features already provided with the company’s other ECG products, KardiaMobile and KardiaMobile...
November 22, 2019
There are few clinical areas more in need of innovation than heart disease. It’s the leading killer among men and women in the US, accounting for one in every four deaths by the CDC’s numbers, and yet it’s also a body of health conditions that could be substantially mitigated through a number of lifestyle and behavior changes.
So of course it’s little surprise that cardiovascular health and care...
October 31, 2019
Digital ECG maker AliveCor is teaming up with Chinese wearable company Huami Corporation on a new effort to combine the pair’s technology into medical-grade wearables.
The end goal is to have an ECG-enabled wearable with various heart features on the market by 2020.
"AliveCor's agreement with Huami achieves our corporate goal of delivering AliveCor's AI-driven subscription services and...
October 22, 2019
Yesterday an SEC filing revealed that AliveCore, mobile ECG maker, raised $5.78 million in new funds. The filing, which was first spotted by Exits & Outcomes’ Brian Dolan, lists the company’s total offerings at $9.1 million, leaving roughly $3.4 million left on the table to be sold to potential investors. This investment grows on the $30 million it raised in 2017, which was led by the Mayo...
August 19, 2019
Update: This story has been updated to include additional comments from AliveCor.
Mobile ECG maker AliveCor has ended sales of KardiaBand, its FDA-cleared ECG wristband designed for use with Apple Watches, a representative of the company confirmed to MobiHealthNews today.
The company appears to have pulled down the device’s purchase page sometime after June 12, according to cached versions of...
July 25, 2019
After months of treading water, mobile ECG maker AliveCor has finally named its new CEO: Priya Abani, who up until this point led the Alexa Voice Service for Amazon.
Abani’s three years at Amazon as general manager for devices and enablement saw her spearheading integration efforts to integrate voice assistant with Amazon’s various connected services, as well as leading its product, engineering,...