April 16, 2020
Digital health business Medopad has rebranded itself as Huma and acquired two AI and wearable tech companies, reinforcing its mission to play a pioneering role in discovering digital biomarkers, an emerging category of medicine described by founder and CEO Dan Vahdat as a “game-changer”.
Vahdat said the company’s focus on insights gathered by remote monitoring to help healthcare, life sciences...
November 5, 2019
This morning Medopad, an artificial intelligence-enabled patient data collection and analytics platform, landed $25 million in Series B funding. The last round was led by pharma giant Bayer’s venture capital branch Leaps by Bayer.
This new announcement brings the UK-based company’s total funding to $50 million, and comes roughly a year and a half after it closed its $28 million Series A round....
April 1, 2019
Funding for digital health technology projects in the UK. Nine projects have been awarded a share of £9m through the Digital Health Technology Catalyst delivered by UK Research and Innovation.
These include a consortium that will seek to develop re-usable open source applications for healthcare, led by open source software integrator OpusVL, and a Glasgow-based project coordinated by Red Star ...
September 11, 2018
Medopad, an app-based patient data collection and analysis platform headquarted in the UK, has acquired Silicon Valley health AI startup Sherbit in an effort to expand its reach into the US, according to an announcement released this morning. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“Sherbit and Medopad have the same vision to help people be healthier and live longer,” Alex Senemar, CEO of...
June 27, 2018
Pfizer has announced the three winning startups it has selected to participate in the second year of Pfizer Healthcare Hub: London, a foster program for innovative startups able to demonstrate clear benefits to patients or clinicians.
Medopad, an app platform for patients to log and share data during clinical trials or care; Inhealthcare, a remote patient monitoring company; and Perfect Ward, an...
February 7, 2018
Stephen Friend, a key driver of Apple’s recent healthcare efforts, appears to have quietly left the company in November 2017, according to a LinkedIn profile in which he refers to himself as “an independent entrepreneur.” Friend had been at the company for less than two years, and according to Apple Insider was providing security, privacy, and consent expertise to the company’s various healthcare...
February 5, 2018
Artificial intelligence healthcare technology company Medopad has just landed $28 million in a Series A funding round with lead investments from China’s NWS Holdings. But the company announced that its goal is to raise $120 million in the next few months.
This funding comes after Medopad struck a series of 15 trade deals with Chinese firms, collectively worth more than $140 million (100 million...
March 15, 2017
Telehealth provider InTouch Health and Dignity Health have expanded their partnership, extending InTouch’s existing services in Dignity’s acute care settings into post-acute and ambulatory facilities. With new software, tablet and care options, InTouch Health’s services can go to any patient location with a laptop, tablet or fully-integrated solution that is designed for specific conditions,...
March 10, 2017
Former FDA deputy commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb is the rumored choice to head the agency, with the full nomination expected by the end of the day. Like most of the Trump Administration’s other high-office picks, Gottlieb is known for his anti-regulatory stance and is in favor of speeding up the drug-approval process, especially for older generics. Considered more mainstream than earlier choices...
May 14, 2015
Correction: This article previously mentioned strategic investors in MedoPad. The reference has been removed, as the companies in question were not actually investors.
A London hospital is the latest to put the Apple Watch to use within its walls, this time to improve medication management and adherence for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. According to a report from Wareable, King's...