September 5, 2012
NovaSom, maker of home tests for obstructive sleep apnea, has its first provider partnership for its AccuSom Deliver out-of-center sleep testing program, and it's a big one. The Glen Burnie, Md.-based vendor announced Wednesday that it will offer the service through the SSM Center for Sleep Disorders, part of major Catholic integrated delivery network SSM Health Care – St. Louis.
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January 18, 2012
This month at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) NovaSom, which makes home tests for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) unveiled an FDA-cleared OSA test kit that leverages Verizon Wireless' cellular network to wirelessly collect and transfer sleep data up to a cloud-based platform for physician interpretation and diagnosis. Last summer the company scooped up $35 million in new funding.
November 9, 2011
Bam Labs aims to make health monitoring easier for people while they sleep. Notably, the company's sensor is not wearable, but it tracks heart rate, breathing, and movement during sleep, and the company says it can even diagnose sleep apnea -- all from a mattress pad located beneath the user.
MedGadget notes that the Bam Labs device was designed by former Apple employees. It is intended for use...
July 12, 2011
NovaSom, an Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) management company, announced recently that it has closed $35 million in equity financing. The investment was led by Safeguard Scientifics, as well as previous investors including TPG Biotechnology II Fund and Quaker BioVentures.
In a press release, the company stated their intent to use the funding for growth, expansion in payer and provider markets, and...