January 8, 2021
Editor's note: This story has been updated with additional information and quotes from Hinge Health.
Hinge Health, a San Francisco company tackling musculoskeletal (MSK) health through digital programs with live virtual sessions, has wrapped up a $300 million Series D round that places its total value at $3 billion, according to a recent announcement.
The "heavily oversubscribed" round was led by...
December 16, 2020
Digital primary care company Curai Health scored $27.5 million in Series B funding from Morningside Ventures, as well as returning backers General Catalyst and Khosla Ventures. The company, which was founded by Neal Khosla and Xavier Amatriain, runs on a subscription-based model.
Users can pay $7.99 a month for the subscription and then access telemedicine visits with doctors. The service also...
February 13, 2018
Evidation Health just announced the launch of a 10,000 person chronic pain study, called the DisCover Project. The research aims to quantify chronic pain and develop digital biomarkers for chronic pain severity, flare ups and quality of life by using activity trackers, health apps, and other more traditional data points.
"We've designed and built the first ever large-scale digital study in...
December 14, 2015
Samsung and Medtronic are once again teaming up, this time to build mobile tools for patients using neuromodulation therapy, a treatment used in a number of chronic conditions including chronic pain, movement disorders, and incontinence.
The two companies partnered in June on diabetes around the same time Medtronic received FDA clearance for its MiniMed Connect device that connects Medtronic CGMs...
May 6, 2015
Indianapolis-based pharma giant Eli Lilly is opening a new drug delivery and innovation center in Kendall Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Construction will begin immediately, with the center opening by the end of the year for a planned staff of 30 scientists and engineers.
Eli Lilly Senior Director of Global Corporate Communications Edward Sagebiel said one Eli Lilly executive will move to...
February 9, 2012
Similar device: Affectiva's Q Sensor
The promise of some wireless-enabled remote patient monitoring devices is that they can help prevent heart failure episodes. They aim to reduce hospital readmissions. A new device currently being developed by a team of academics here in Massachusetts aims to do the same thing for drug addiction relapses. After 30 days in a substance abuse clinic, can a remote...