September 8, 2016
AliveCor which makes an mobile electrocardiogram device, will integrate data from Omron Healthcare's Bluetooth blood pressure devices into its ECG Kardia Mobile application. The clinically validated, direct-to-consumer app ECG and blood pressure monitor will patients with a more complete view of their heart health, improve proactive monitoring and create a new standard of care for people at risk...
September 6, 2016
iHealth Labs, the connected device subsidiary of Andon Health with offices in Paris and Mountain View, California, has acquired Bordeaux, France-based eDevice for $106 million (98.33 million euros). eDevice is a longtime European provider of back-end infrastructure that connects remote monitoring devices to hospitals and healthcare providers.
"eDevice is an amazing company and together, we will...
November 3, 2015
iHealth Lab has commercially launched a new version of its smartphone-connected blood pressure monitor, one that will run patients just $39.99. iHealth's two existing blood pressure monitoring options cost $79.95 and $99.95 respectively.
The new device, called iHealth Ease, uses a traditional upper-arm cuff and a docking cradle. It measures the user's blood pressure three times and then averages...
September 15, 2015
Mountain View-based iHealth Lab, subsidiary of China’s Andon Health, has unveiled a new connected scale, called iHealth Core: Wireless Body Composition Scale (HS6), as well as an upgraded version of the companion app, iHealth MyVitals. The new scale is designed to help people with chronic conditions like obesity and hypertension manage their health.
"iHealth is changing the way that people track...
September 19, 2014
iHealth Labs, the Mountain View, California-based subsidiary of China's Andon Health has raised $25 million, a strategic investment from Chinese investor Xiaomi Ventures.
The funding will coincide with a corporate restructuring that will transform the subsidiary into a more globally decentralized company. iHealth Labs will become simply iHealth and will be split into three regional operating...
June 12, 2014
iHealth Labs, a San Francisco-based subsidiary of China's Andon Health, has received FDA clearance for iHealth Align, a new smaller, smartphone-enabled glucometer. iHealth announced the product along with a new pricing strategy for diabetes care, dubbed Simple Savings.
The new device is just slightly larger than a quarter in circumference and plugs into the phone's headphone jack, allowing it to...
October 30, 2013
iHealth Labs, a subsidiary of China-based Andon Health, has finally released it's Bluetooth-enabled, smartphone-connected glucometer first announced nearly a year ago at CES in Las Vegas. The device, called the Wireless Smart Gluco-Monitoring System, received FDA 510(k) clearance in April.
The device connects via Bluetooth Low Energy to a companion app on an iOS or Android smartphone. The app...
October 21, 2013
An ambitious health website, launching Friday, aims to combine a number of different health features -- including telemedicine, personal health records, and health social networks -- into one comprehensive online platform.
Prevently, founded by Harvard University undergraduate students Laurence Girard and Kristen Faulkner, is one of three companies coming through a Long Island-based technology...
October 7, 2013
iHealth's existing consumer pulse oximeter.
iHealth Labs, a subsidiary of China-based medical device company Andon Health, has received FDA clearance for a wireless fingertip pulse oximeter, which will be a distinct offering from the consumer pulse oximeter the company announced at CES last year and currently sells on its website.
"Basically we're coming out with an FDA-[cleared] version,"...
May 8, 2013
Last month the US Food and Drug Administration gave three medical devices 510(k) Class II clearances that aim to help people with diabetes better manage their condition via glucose meters that connect to apps on smartphones and tablet devices.
Palo Alto, California-based Glooko received its second 510(k) clearance for glucose monitoring logbook app and cable that connects various off-the-shelf...