February 28, 2018
Berkeley, California-based smart stethoscope company Eko Devices has raised $5 million in new funding. Artis Ventures led the round, with additional participation from Strategic Partners, Dreamlt Ventures, 1812 Ventures, and Founder.org. This brings the company's funding up to $7.8 million — it last raised money in 2015.
Eko Devices received FDA clearance last year for Duo, a smart heart monitor...
February 7, 2017
Connected medical devices designed for remote telehealth may be just as effective as conventional instruments during some examinations, a recent study has determined.
In a study of 137 children aged 2 to 18 who were seeking care from the emergency department of a tertiary care facility, doctors at Schneider Children’s Medical Center and Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv evaluated the use of...
November 30, 2016
Telemedicine provider American Well has teamed up with Israel-based medical device maker TytoCare to combine video telehealth visits with remote examinations.
With the partnership, TytoCare’s examination platform will be integrated into American Well’s telehealth platform. In turn, TytoCare’s customers will have access to the network of healthcare providers who use American Well’s platform....
September 24, 2015
CliniCloud, which started taking preorders for a smartphone connected medical kit in February, has raised $5 million in a round led by Tencent and Ping An Ventures, the investment arm of a China-based insurance, finance, and banking conglomerate. The company also announced that Best Buy will carry its offerings in US- and Canada-based stores starting this holiday season.
“This funding round is an...
February 18, 2015
A company founded by two Australian doctors, called CliniCloud, is now taking pre-orders for a connected medical kit that help take the remote video visit to the next level by adding connected medical devices.
CliniCloud, which has offices in San Francisco and Melbourne, Australia, is offering a wireless non-contact thermometer and a digital stethoscope that plugs into a smartphone via the...