January 31, 2017
Care coordination platform provider PatientPing is now working with New Jersey’s Hackensack Meridian Health, marking the seventh state where PatientPing’s services are offered. The company’s product is a clinical event notification platform that sends real-time messages (“Pings”) to providers whenever their patients are admitted, transferred to or discharged to or from a facility. The goal is to...
January 16, 2017
Health enterprise SaaS company Welltok announced an expanded partnership with IBM Watson Health. Health managers using Welltok’s CafeWell Health Optimization Platform to organize individual’s health resources and benefits will have the data analytics and cognitive computing technology of IBM Watson to improve their approach to consumer health, including episodic clinical care and everyday...
January 9, 2017
Mountain View, California-based Glooko is collaborating with Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk to develop a digital diabetes management platform.
The non-exclusive partnership, developed and branded by both companies, will combine Glooko’s digital capabilities and Novo Nordisk’s deep knowledge of diabetes. Glooko offers a mobile, cloud-based platform for people with diabetes to track and...
October 28, 2016
San Jose-based Vocera Communications, which offers communications services for hospitals and health systems, has acquired fellow clinical communications company Extension Healthcare for $55 million in an all-cash transaction.The acquisition combines the complementary technology of both companies, creating a mobile communication and collaboration platform within a single system from a single...
September 12, 2016
Two diabetes management companies, Mountain View, California-based Glooko and Gothenburg, Sweden-based Diasend, will merge into a unified company, leveraging the global capabilities of Diasend and the user-friendly platform of Glooko.
The joint solution, which will operate under the Glooko name, will now serve 4,000 diabetes clinics in 23 countries across 15 languages. The joint platform...
June 20, 2016
At the MobiHealthNews 2016 event in San Francisco last week, one panel discussion on patient-generated health data came back again and again to the idea of patient-centricity and the importance of incorporating patients into the design of digital health interventions.
“It’s really not just patient-generated data, it’s patient-focused data, which means everything from the collection of the data,...
June 13, 2016
A number of pieces of interesting health tech news came out of the 76th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, held this weekend in New Orleans. Here’s a roundup of the highlights.
Updated 6/15/2016 to include some more news items.
IBM’s Medtronic partnership gets a name. Information has been trickling out about Medtronic’s collaboration with IBM Watson Health that was...
September 30, 2015
Voluntis's Diabeo app, not available in the United States
French medical app company Voluntis is partnering with Roche Pharma France, a subsidiary of Roche, to develop a mobile-based therapy for breast cancer.
Voluntis makes companion apps as medical devices. It has so far focused on the areas of diabetes, hemophilia, and coagulation. Voluntis actually worked with Roche Diagnostics in the past...
September 1, 2015
Diabetes management company Glooko has officially launched the kiosk version of its offering, the latest in a week of kiosk news from companies like HealthSpot and American Well.
The Glooko Office Kiosk is essentially a new form factor for the company's existing web and mobile offering, which allows patients to input data from a variety of different fingerstick and continuous glucometer products...
June 3, 2015
The Dexcom Follow Android App
Diabetes management software company Glooko will add its first two continuous glucose monitor and pump integrations into its offering: Dexcom's G4 CGM and Insulet's OmniPod Insulin Management System.
The company announced in March that it would begin to incorporate pumps and CGMs into its system, including those from Medtronic, an investor in Glooko's latest $16.5...