May 28, 2019
This month’s news that Apple had picked up the patent rights for a passive health monitoring system from startup Tueo Health does not appear to the only business occurring between the two companies. On Friday, CNBC reported that the consumer tech company had also outright acquired the small respiratory health company for an undisclosed sum.
Tueo Health’s website was pulled down at some point late...
March 13, 2017
A new study demonstrates that conducting some studies entirely via smartphones is feasible, fruitful and scalable: it stands up to scientific rigor, allows for large-scale participant enrollment,and captures unique environmental data not available through traditional methods, as researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have learned.
In a new article published today in the...
November 21, 2016
St. Louis-based Sparo Labs is now selling Wing, its FDA-cleared, over-the-counter smartphone sensor to manage asthma and other respiratory conditions. The device was cleared in June and is available directly to consumers, although the company has also indicated they are eyeing pharma and providers as potential distribution channels as well.
Wing is a pocket-sized spirometer with a cloud-connected...
May 8, 2014
AsthmaMD has revamped and released a new version of its app and also launched a new product, the AsthmaMD Peak Flow Meter, which is meant to be used in conjunction with the app.
"Peak flow meters have been around since 1950s, it's a proven technology that provide an affordable way to quantify lung performance," AsthmaMD founder Dr. Sam Pejham told MobiHealthNews in an email. "We basically...
March 26, 2012
At the HIMSS 2012 meeting in February members of the Asthmapolis team told MobiHealthNews that its inhaler tracking technology would soon find a wide deployment in Louisville, Kentucky. A recent report in the Louisville Courier-Journal detailed the Asthmapolis deployment, which is set to go live some time this May with 500 people. Previous Asthmapolis programs only included a few dozen...