gastrointestinal health

By Dave Muoio December 13, 2018
Digital gastrointestinal health company Vivante Health has raised $6 million in Series A funding, according to an announcement. New York-based NFP Ventures and Nashville-based FCA Venture Partners participated in the round. What they do Headed by Livongo founder Dr. Kimon Angelides, Vivante makes a digital program for digestive health and disease called GIThrive that includes, among other tools,...
By Jonah Comstock December 21, 2015
GI Logic has received FDA 510(k) clearance for a novel device that noninvasively monitors the digestive system after patients have surgery. The device, called AbStats, consists of two disposable sensors, a telemetry monitor, and a tablet app. “Cardiology has this portable Holter monitor that can measure heart attacks in realtime, find out if someone’s having an arrhythmia, and phone up their...
By Jonah Comstock February 26, 2015
Since 2010, doctors from UCLA and the University of Michigan have been working with Ironwood Pharmaceuticals on a project called My GI Health, which leverages computers and apps to improve doctor-patient communication around gastrointestinal disorders. At an ePharma Summit update session, Dr. Brennan Spiegel, a gastroenterologist formerly associated with UCLA and now working at Cedars-Sinai...