September 13, 2017
Researchers from the Duke University School of Nursing have launched a five-year study on pressure ulcer reduction powered by the Leaf Patient Monitoring System.
The wireless, wearable sensor developed by Leaf Healthcare will track patient’s movements to determine the optimal timing for nurses to turn or reposition patients at risk for ulcers.
"We need this information to decide how to deliver...
September 21, 2015
Leaf Healthcare, Pleasanton, California-based wireless patient monitoring company, has raised $3.3 million, according to an SEC filing. The company has not disclosed investors, but SDL Ventures lists Leaf Healthcare as a portfolio company.
Leaf Healthcare's first product is the Leaf Patient Monitoring system, a small clip-on wearable for patients in hospital beds. The sensor monitors patient...
December 23, 2014
Sleep monitoring company Bam Labs raised $3.5 million according to an SEC filing. The company has never formally announced rounds of funding or its investors, but previous SEC filings dating back to 2006 add up to $17 million in a combination of equity, debt, and security. The current round would bring total funding to $20.5 million.
Bam Labs makes a "smart bed" system consisting of a touch-free...
December 3, 2014
A California hospital has begun requiring certain patients use a wearable remote patient monitoring device in order to comply with internal patient safety protocols. Chino Valley Medical Center is employing the Leaf Patient Monitoring System from Pleasanton-based Leaf Healthcare.
The sensor monitors patient movement in bed, then uses that data to calculate when the patient needs to be turned to...
October 1, 2012
In remotely installing a software upgrade for all of its U.S. customers, the maker of a "smart bed" system for hospitals and post-acute rehab facilities, claims to have developed the country's first application that biometrically validates bed position changes through a secure, cloud-based monitoring platform.
The new Position Change feature from BAM Labs, Campbell, Calif., an optional feature in...