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By Laura Lovett and Jonah Comstock 11:16 am March 26, 2019
With constant interruptions and vital checks, getting a good night of sleep in the hospital can be a challenge for patients.  But a recent EarlySense study conducted at the University of Chicago found that using the company’s contact-free remote monitoring system as an alternative to waking patients up for vital check throughout the night led to better sleep and satisfaction for patients.  “What...
By Laura Lovett 02:52 pm January 7, 2019
This morning contact free health monitoring company EarlySense announced a $39 million funding round. Hospital bed manufacturer Hill-Rom and Wells Fargo & Company led the round with participation from BlueRed Capital, Israel Innovation Fund, Argos Capital and Hotung Capital.  This funding news comes just a month after the announcement that EarlySense’s contact free monitor will now be...
By Laura Lovett 03:12 pm December 10, 2018
Hospital beds may soon be another resource to help medical teams continuously monitor patients. This morning Hill-Rom, a medical technology company best known for its hospital beds, announced that it is integrating EarlySense’s contact free monitor into its Centrella model bed.  Early Sense’s heart rate and respiratory rate sensing technology will now be integrated into Centrella, a smart...
By Jonah Comstock 04:53 pm March 9, 2018
MobiHealthNews spent the last week at the HIMSS18 annual global conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. You can see all our HIMSS coverage on our website, but we don't always have time to write all the news from the show. Read on for some additional comments, case studies, and launches from the show. Jonathan Bush says digital can save hospitals from becoming Blockbusters Well-established health...
By Brian Dolan 09:19 am July 7, 2014
Events company Health 2.0 recently announced the startups and healthcare host companies that won the second annual Pilot Health Tech NYC awards, which offer up to $100,000 to help fund a pilot at a healthcare organization. While last year's inaugural group of winners piloted their wares exclusively at hospitals, this year the host company could be any kind of healthcare stakeholder, including...