January 20, 2014
Brent Lang, President & CEO, Vocera Communications
As MobiHealthNews reported last week Vocera Communications, one of the few public companies working in digital health, acquired alarms management company mVisum for $3.5 million. At the end of last week MobiHealthNews caught up with Vocera President and CEO Brent Lang to discuss the deal.
mVisum was looking to raise money: Lang said Vocera...
January 13, 2014
Vocera Communications announced this week that it had acquired alarm management company mVisum for $3.5 million. Vocera has yet to respond to a request for additional comment.
Notably, in April 2013 mVisum settled a lawsuit filed by competitor AirStrip Technologies, which alleged mVisum had infringed on its patents for remote monitoring of patient medical data on smartphones. As part of the...
July 8, 2013
Wexford, Pennsylvania-based Rijuven has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its CardioSleeve device, which turns a doctor's stethoscope into a mobile-enabled 3-Lead ECG device with digital auscultation. That is, it includes a clinical decision support system that helps doctors evaluate heart murmurs.
According to the company's website, with the CardioSleeve device attached, the stethoscope records...
April 30, 2013
AirStrip Cardiology iPad
San Antonio, Texas-based Airstrip and Camden, NJ-based mVisum recently announced that they had settled the lawsuit AirStrip brought against mVisum in October 2012 for allegedly infringing on AirStrip’s patent for remote monitoring of patient medical data on smartphones. The settlement will see mVisum continuing to sell its products as long as those products aren't...
October 22, 2012
mVisum STEMI Alert app
Last week San Antonio, Texas-based AirStrip Technologies filed a lawsuit in the Federal District Court of the Southern District of New York that alleges mVisum has infringed on AirStrip's patent for remote monitoring of patient medical data on smartphones. AirStrip announced that it had secured the patent at the end of August.
"AirStrip has a responsibility to exercise its...
December 8, 2010
In less than a year the Veterans Affairs Medical Center hopes to enable its patients to use their own smartphones to "help speed up their diagnoses," associate chief of staff for informatics Divya Shroff told the Washington Examiner. Equipping the patient with access to the appropriate medical information is just the next step in a trial the VA has been conducting with mobile health firm mVisum...
July 1, 2009
At last week's "mHealth Solutions and Policy Forum" hosted by the wireless industry association CTIA, wireless carrier Sprint was the only carrier to participate and demonstrate a few of the healthcare solutions its wireless network currently supports.
During the event, Sprint demonstrated these mHealth services:
REDFLY Mobile Companion, developed by Celio, is a 2 lb device that acts "as a...