June 2, 2014
Proteus Digital Health has raised $120 million from new, undisclosed investors described as "major new institutional investors based in the United States, Europe and Asia." The company will use the funding to continue its plans to commercialize its ingestible sensor system at scale, as well as to continue demonstrating the value of the technology on health outcomes and costs.
The Proteus digital...
March 10, 2014
Redwood City, California-based Proteus Digital Health announced plans this week to open its first international digital medicine manufacturing plant in the United Kingdom along with partnerships with various arms of the UK's National Health Service (NHS) to validate its "smart pill" system. The NHS-affiliated groups that inked partnerships with Proteus this week include Eastern Academic Health...
February 6, 2014
Apple has added yet another person working in digital health to its iWatch team, according to a report in 9to5Mac. The company recently hired Roy J.E.M. Raymann from Philips Research, where he led various sleep-related studies. Raymann was a senior scientist at Philips Research who founded the Philips Sleep Experience Laboratory, a non-clinical sleep research lab. He also led projects related to...
January 27, 2014
More than a few MobiHealthNews readers were less than impressed by the predictions made in the PSFK and Intel report on wearables we covered last week. Here's one:
Everydayfella: "There is exactly a 0 percent chance that implantables will be mainstream or even a viable marketplace by 2018... or 2028 for that matter. Good rule of thumb: Whatever an R&D scientist tells you for time-to-market,...
January 23, 2014
Proteus Digital Health
As Apple-focused publication 9to5Mac recently reported, Apple has hired two medical sensor experts away from digital health startups Sano Intelligence and Vital Connect, assumedly to build the health sensing functionality of the rumored, wristworn iWatch device.
What the publication glosses over, however, is that Nancy Dougherty, the former hardware lead at transdermal...
November 12, 2013
AdhereTech's smart pill bottle.
The market for digital tools that improve medication adherence is heating up. Over the last year Mango Health launched, AdhereTech announced a new clinical trial, Janssen Healthcare Innovations completely revamped its Care4Today app, and Proteus demonstrated its tracking accuracy. And we're constantly learning about new devices and apps like those from...
October 31, 2013
Over the years MobiHealthNews has reported on a number of health and medical sensors that seemed incredible upon first read.
Back in 2009 we first wrote about an ingestible sensor from Redwood City, California-based Proteus Digital Health (then called Proteus Biomedical) that could wirelessly transmit a signal to a bodyworn patch when a person's stomach acid broke it down -- a bite-sized...
October 24, 2013
Propeller Health's respitory management platform
The mobile health space is getting crowded, Proteus Digital Health Chief Product Officer David O'Reilly said at the Connected Health Symposium in Boston, Massachusetts.
"I find it a little tedious how many different wristbands based on the same accelerometer technology are coming out," O'Reilly said. "But what's happening is people are getting...
July 31, 2013
Proteus Digital Health, the ingestible sensor company that raised $45 million in May -- the largest funding raise in digital health this year so far -- has published the results of a small clinical trial in a peer-reviewed journal. The study of 27 adults with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia found that the addition of an ingestible sensor to their regiment led to 67 percent of patients taking...
July 30, 2013
Proteus Biomedical's Raisin system
Halfway through the year, there have already been some major funding stories for mobile health companies. From wearable device companies to a mobile clinical software developer, these funding stories have mentioned trends, goals and important VCs in the field. While MobiHealthNews' state of the industry Q1 2013 and Q2 2013 reports delve deeper into the...