August 1, 2017
Schlegel Villages, which operates 19 longterm care and retirement villages across Ontario, Canada, wanted to deliver top-shelf care and amenities to its residents. So it tapped Aruba.
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, operates the Aruba Gigabit wireless network, which Schlegel Villages now uses not only to bolster its care delivery but improve efficiencies for about 4,800 full- and...
February 23, 2015
Mountain View, California-based Atheer Labs, maker of an augmented reality headset that it is working to get into the hands of clinicians (among others), raised $8.8 million in equity, options, and securities, according to an SEC filing.
Streamlined Ventures Founder Ullas Naik was listed on the SEC filing, though he is not listed on Atheer Labs' board or among its advisors. This suggests...
June 2, 2014
Proteus Digital Health has raised $120 million from new, undisclosed investors described as "major new institutional investors based in the United States, Europe and Asia." The company will use the funding to continue its plans to commercialize its ingestible sensor system at scale, as well as to continue demonstrating the value of the technology on health outcomes and costs.
The Proteus digital...
July 18, 2012
Mobile health is showing up at the top of a lot of lists lately.
Ahead of next week's United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Brazil -- better known as Rio+20 -- Mashable columnist Zoe Fox has outlined five reasons why "mobile is the future of sustainable development." No. 1 is disease response.
Fox highlighted one of many mHealth projects underway in sub-Saharan Africa, a Hewlett...
May 21, 2012
Screenshot from a Senseye demo video (click to watch on YouTube)
A Danish startup company that lets people control mobile devices and computers with their eyes has won the innovation challenge at the largest health IT conference in Europe.
The company, Senseye, has developed a software algorithm that uses the front-facing camera on a smartphone, tablet or PC and an add-on or built-in infrared...
May 25, 2010
According to Dell's consumer business chief, Stephen Felice, the world's third largest PC maker is launching two consumer mobile devices -- Aero, a Google Android powered smartphone in the US this summer and a tablet PC called Streak in Europe next month, according to a report over at MSNBC. What's next? Maybe a mobile device for healthcare workers.
Felice said that Dell plans to differentiate is...
April 28, 2010
Hewlett-Packard, which is among other things currently the top seller of PCs in the US and abroad, today announced a $1.2 billion acquisition of Palm. That's right, the one-time mobile device darling of the healthcare industry may have just gotten another chance at winning back one of its old core user groups: Medical professionals.
In a prepared statement Todd Bradley, executive vice president,...