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March 2, 2021
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has revealed plans to “enhance” its use of smart health technology, exploring remote-patient monitoring in the first instance.
To coincide with the occasion of United Arab Emirates (UAE) Innovates 2021, the authority said that it is currently collaborating with Enpy, a Dubai-based startup that specialises in medical artificial Intelligence (AI), to consider the...
February 16, 2021
Current Health, a remote patient monitoring platform, has launched Community, its latest initiative to build diverse longitudinal datasets for decentralized clinical trials.
Using its FDA-cleared remote monitoring system, Current Health collects hospital-level data such as respiratory rate, heart rate, temperature, oxygen saturation and movement without asking the patient to leave home. The...
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January 21, 2021
Preventice Solutions, the maker of various wearable cardiac sensors for remote patient monitoring, is set to be acquired by medical technology firm Boston Scientific for $925 million, with as much as $300 million in potential commercial milestones on the table as well.
Due to Boston Scientific's existing 22% equity stake in Preventice, those price tags translate to $720 million and a potential $...
January 20, 2021
Israeli continuous remote patient-monitoring company Biobeat is taking its business beyond the hospital with the launch of a home-based version of its technology.
The new offering comes in the form of a take-home kit consisting of a wireless photoplethysmography (PPG) vitals monitor, adhesives used to place the monitor on the patient's chest and an instruction manual. It also includes iOS and...
December 18, 2020
NHS healthcare workers in Luton will be able to monitor chronic patients outside of clinical settings through a partnership with Swedish med tech firm Doccla.
Luton Children and Adults Community Health Services will work with Doccla to deliver a comprehensive remote patient monitoring service, including wearable technology.
This contract has been awarded through the new NHSX remote patient...
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...