May 11, 2017
Roy J.E.M. Raymann, who, as we reported yesterday, left Apple's sleep team a month ago, has moved to SleepScore Labs, a joint venture between ResMed, Dr. Oz Media, and Pegasus Capital Advisors. He will serve as Vice President of Sleep Science and Scientific Affairs.
First announced this year at CES, SleepScore Labs is "currently in the process of examining how people sleep by compiling and...
August 3, 2016
Here are all the digital health deals, partnerships, and customer wins that MobiHealthNews has tracked over the past two weeks.
UK-based pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline partnered with South San Francisco-based Verily to create Galvani Bioelectronics – a joint venture to develop implantable bioelectric medicines, a branch of medicine that works to fight diseases by targeting electrical...
May 9, 2016
NantHealth, the digital health wing of Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong's NantWorks portfolio of companies, has registered for an initial public offering. The filing was for a $92 million IPO, which seems quite low for a company that regularly secured nine-figure investments, but is likely just a placeholder. NantHealth has raised at least $680 million from investors that include Allscripts, Blackberry,...
June 30, 2015
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong
EHR vendor Allscripts and NantHealth, the digital health wing of Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong's NantWorks portfolio of companies, have announced a major cross investment, with Allscripts paying $200 million for a stake in NantHealth and Soon Shiong making a $100 million investment in Allscripts via his personal investment vehicle NantCapital.
"We're taking an important step...
January 29, 2015
Toumaz, a developer of low-power wireless systems, made $1.1 million (750,000 pounds) off the first deployments of its SensiumVitals healthcare monitoring technology according to the company's annual trading update. That's up from just $90,000 (60,000 pounds) last year.
SensiumVitals is a peel-and-stick sensor that continuously monitors vital signs, including temperature, heart rate, and...
January 8, 2015
BlackBerry and NantHealth are working together to create the second generation of NantHealth's HBox, a portable device that captures and transmits secure medical data between the patient, doctor and hospital. It will use technology from QNX Software Systems, a subsidiary of BlackBerry.
“With HBox, we have created a ‘human signal’ capturing device that automatically and securely transmits, through...
December 8, 2014
BlackBerry announced plans to add a genome browser app, powered by NantHealth, to its Blackberry Passport smartphone next year. The company will demo this service, called the NantOmics Cancer Genome Browser, at the Consumer Electronics Show in January and will preload the service on select BlackBerry Passport phones in early 2015.
NantOmics will provide oncologists access to their patients'...
October 6, 2014
NantHealth raised $320 million in a round led by Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) with participation from Verizon, Celgene, BlackBerry, and Blackstone. KIA contributed $250 million to the round, according to Nant. This brings the company's total funding to north of $400 million.
KIA also invested $100 million in NantHealth earlier this year -- in May. BlackBerry's investment in the company was...
August 14, 2014
By the end of the second quarter this year, digital health funding had already surpassed the total funding for 2014, according to a June 2014 report from Rock Health. This growth also shows in the top funded companies for the first half of the year.
While Proteus Digital Health received the largest investment in the first half of 2014 as well as the first half of 2013, last year Proteus raised $...
June 30, 2014
In the first half of 2014, digital health funding reached $2.3 billion, according to a report from accelerator Rock Health. The report included data from 143 digital health companies that have raised over $2 million during the past six months.
Funding in the first two quarters of 2014 surpassed total funding for all of 2013, which was $1.97 billion. Deal growth was driven by early-stage companies...