September 30, 2020
The Consumer Technology Association and the Connected Health Initiative announced this morning a new multi-sector initiative of private tech companies, healthcare providers and representatives of public agencies that aims to outline technology's role in addressing health disparities exacerbated by COVID-19.
To this end, the effort's first major project will consist of a white paper containing...
July 7, 2020
Novartis and respiratory health company Propeller Health, a ResMed subsidiary, have teamed up to co-package the latter’s digital health platform with the pharma giant’s new asthma medication Enerzair Breezhaler.
This news come shortly after the product landed European Commission clearance. The co-packaged product will be launching in the EU during 2020. However, it is not yet available in the U....
June 10, 2020
Over the last few months respiratory health has become a major area of focus within the medical community and beyond, as COVID-19 on takes its toll. However, respiratory conditions have long impacted the American public. In fact, the CDC reports that 19.2 million US adults have asthma.
As in many areas of health, today we are seeing the rise of digital for monitoring and treating respiratory...
October 21, 2019
More than half of Americans are using at least one digital data collection tool to monitor their health, according to a new survey released by ResMed, maker of connected respiratory devices.
The report, which came out last Friday, was based on the survey results of 3,001 participants based in the U.S. In June, responders over the age of 18 years took the 15-minute survey. The results comprised...
January 10, 2019
Respiratory health company Propeller Health, which was recently acquired by ResMed for $225 million, announced this week in San Francisco a partnership with Walgreens and a new feature for users of its platform.
The new feature, called My Pharmacy, will allow Propeller’s end users, patients with asthma and COPD, to connect to pharmacy services without leaving the Propeller app. At launch, users...
December 3, 2018
This morning ResMed, maker of connected respiratory devices, announced that it is acquiring Wisconsin-based digital respiratory health company Propeller Health for $225 million.
ResMed, a publicly traded company, is set to finalize the acquisition of Propeller Health by March 2019, which marks the end of its 2019 fiscal year.
Propeller is best known for its smart inhalers that help people...
November 5, 2018
This morning ResMed, maker of connected respiratory devices, announced that it is set to acquire MatrixCare, a Minnesota-based EHR company, for $750 million.
MatrixCare’s EHR is targeted towards long-term post acute care services, such as skilled nursing facilities, life plan communities and senior living homes.
The deal is expected to help ResMed expand its software-as-a-service offerings,...
July 11, 2018
Alphabet subsidiary Verily is teaming up with well-known sleep company ResMed to form a new venture that will focus on developing sleep apnea treatments and connected health products.
The latest venture will look at the health and financial impacts of sleep apnea. The companies plan on developing new software that will have advanced analytics and machine learning capabilities, Dr. Carlos Nunez,...
May 22, 2018
FCC commissioners united on telemedicine. In an editorial in the Boston Globe yesterday, FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai and former commissioner Newton N. Minow presented a unified front on the importance of rural telemedicine. In the article, Pai and Minow stressed the importance of high-speed internet in rural communities and interstate licensing compacts to make sure communities can fully benefit.
April 3, 2018
Malay Gandhi, best known as the former CEO of Rock Health, has joined Evidation Health as SVP of Business Operations. Evidation Health cofounder and President Christine Lemke announced the hire in a tweet, saying "This makes me so happy. After years of helping @evidation from the outside, @malayhgandhi joins the team full time. Welcome!"
Gandhi and Lemke also work together as the founding...