January 20, 2021
Israeli continuous remote patient-monitoring company Biobeat is taking its business beyond the hospital with the launch of a home-based version of its technology.
The new offering comes in the form of a take-home kit consisting of a wireless photoplethysmography (PPG) vitals monitor, adhesives used to place the monitor on the patient's chest and an instruction manual. It also includes iOS and...
January 13, 2021
Teladoc Health has launched new pilots of its virtual primary care program and hopes to explore its take on a hospital-at-home offering with large health system partners before the end of the year, CEO Jason Gorevic said this week during a J.P. Morgan virtual presentation.
Shortly after the talk, Teladoc also announced a new pilot with continuous glucose monitor (CGM) company Dexcom for eligible...
October 1, 2019
Edinburgh, Scotland-based patient monitoring wearable and platform company Current Health (formerly snap40) has cut deals with fellow connected monitor maker VivaLNK and spirometry device company MIR (Medical International Research) to add axillary temperature and spirometry measurement capabilities to its offering.
Enabled by a 510(k) clearance posted by the FDA back in July, these types of...
June 11, 2019
Medically Home Group, a services company that supplies remote care technology for at-home acute care, has added a $10 million strategic investment from Cardinal Health and other unnamed backers of its ongoing Series B funding round.
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The company pitches its “Virtual Hospital” service as an alternative to lengthy and expensive hospital stays. It deploys monitoring and communication...
May 22, 2019
Comcast is actively working on an in-home device for monitoring the health of seniors, people with disabilities and other at-risk individuals, according to anonymous sources cited by CNBC (whose parent company NBCUniversal is owned by Comcast). The telecommunications giant is planning pilots of the device and service before the end of the year, and could potentially aim for a 2020 commercial...
April 24, 2019
In February, Edinburgh, Scotland-based Current Health (formerly snap40) received FDA clearance for clinical use of its artificial intelligence-enabled device and platform for remote patient monitoring in the hospital.
Taking things one step further, the company announced this morning that it has also received the regulator’s blessing for use in post-acute care — what Current Health is calling “...
March 20, 2019
Pennsylvania and New Jersey’s Jefferson Health will soon explore whether a digital patient monitoring platform could help its patients during postoperative recovery, according to an announcement released this morning.
The upcoming pilot will use MegesHealth’s iPostOp, which consists of a mobile app and web application that aims to engage patients in their recovery through the month after surgery...
Left to right: Medically Home Group's Richard Rakowski, Stand Up To Cancer's Sung Poblete, LHC Group's Bruce Greenstein and panel moderator Glenna Crooks.
January 9, 2019
Healthcare is no longer solely housed within the walls of the doctor’s office. Thanks to the numerous remote monitoring, telecommunication and care delivery technologies developed in recent years, patients are spending less time recovering in a hospital bed while caretakers are more equipped than ever to watch over the health of their loved ones.
As these innovations become cheaper and easier to...