September 30, 2020
Siren, a smart textile company known for its temperature-monitoring socks, has added another $9 million to an $11.8 million Series B raise from early summer. The latest raise adds new backers Manta Ray, Mighty Capital and David Helgason to the company's Series B round, which included names like Anathem Ventures, Khosla Ventures, DCM, Founders Fund and other prior investors.
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September 24, 2020
The first-ever product to be jointly marketed from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel will be in healthcare technology.
HBKiCare is being described as a “universal remote healthcare IoT platform” and home care kit, set to be released by Dubai’s Hamad Bin Khalifa Department of Projects (HBK DOP) and the Ramat Gan-headquarted healthcare IoT software developer, Sure Universal. According to a...
September 21, 2020
Pharma giant Roche is adding a new remote-patient-monitoring tool to its Diabetes Care Platform. The new tool is specifically targeted towards patients who require more doctor-patient interactions.
Through it, doctors and care team members can enroll their patients in the remote-monitoring program and then personalize the tool for each patient. Specifically, clinicians can control the length of...
September 3, 2020
Biofourmis, a Boston-based predictive-care startup that's leaning more and more into digital therapeutics, has wrapped up $100 million in Series C financing. The raise was led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, and also saw contributions from prior backers Openspace Ventures, MassMutual Ventures, Sequoia Capital and EDBI.
With this major jump from last May's $35 million Series B, the company is now...
August 26, 2020
Stasis Labs announced today that its mobile-connected remote patient monitoring platform for hospital and outpatient use has launched in the U.S.
The Stasis system is made up of a smart device, traditional vital sign sensors, a bedside monitor and supporting cloud platform. Through mobile, tablet or desktop apps, care teams can monitor their patients' conditions, review trends and receive...
July 16, 2020
Today the remote and continuous-monitoring platform Vitls announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA.
The Vitls Platform uses a single wearable device called Tégo that records vital signs. The device itself is wireless and waterproof, and it has a battery life up to 6 days. It records body temperature, pulse, heart rate variability, respiration rate, oxygen saturation, sleep and...
April 18, 2020
Boots, the UK’s largest pharmacy-led health and beauty company, has announced the new stage in the digitisation of its pharmacy service with digital healthcare provider LIVI. The partnership will trial a new online video-consultation platform that connects GPs and Boots’ pharmacists, enabling professionals to provide advice to patients in a safe way through the LIVI app.
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April 16, 2020
Digital health business Medopad has rebranded itself as Huma and acquired two AI and wearable tech companies, reinforcing its mission to play a pioneering role in discovering digital biomarkers, an emerging category of medicine described by founder and CEO Dan Vahdat as a “game-changer”.
Vahdat said the company’s focus on insights gathered by remote monitoring to help healthcare, life sciences...
February 13, 2020
CloudCath, the maker of a remote monitoring platform for catheter-based treatments, has closed a $12 million Series A financing round. Capital Integral headlined the raise, which also saw investments from FundRx, The Capital Partnership, Coconut Tree Investments, Stanford University’s StartX Fund and other unnamed strategic and individual investors.
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CloudCath’s initial product is a...
October 31, 2019
Apple's high on health. Apple CEO Tim Cook was pleased as punch with his company’s latest quarterly and yearly report, which he said on an investor’s call yesterday was Apple’s “highest revenue in a September quarter ever” at $64 billion. Thirty-three million dollars of this was in iPhone revenue — a 9% decline over last year that he felt was a significant step up from the 15% decline seen...