February 8, 2017
The remote patient monitoring market saw a big jump in the last year, with 7.1 million patients in 2016 enrolled in some form of digital health program featuring connected medical devices as a core part of their care plan, according to new data.
Swedish market research firm Berg Insight, which specializes in IoT verticals, tracked a 44 percent jump in remotely monitored patients last year. While...
January 25, 2017
San Diego, California-based ResMed, maker of connected respiratory devices, announced strong results for its quarter ending on December 31, with over $530 million in revenue representing a 17 percent increase year over year.
On a call with investors, ResMed CEO Mick Farrell said the growth was driven by sales from Brightree – the cloud-based software company ResMed acquired last year for $800...
January 12, 2017
Two digital health companies focused on sleep published data this week that highlighted the efficacy of their respective platforms, bringing continued attention to the space after a CES week where sleep was a major focus. A whitepaper by Pricewaterhouse Cooper showed that ResMed’s myAir improved CPAP adherence while a paper in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found that EarlySense’s new...
January 9, 2017
San Diego, California-based ResMed has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its small, portable continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device, the AirMini. The announcement was made during the JP Morgan conference in San Francisco today.
Designed to be used as an secondary device – particularly during travel or any other time the user doesn’t have access to or doesn’t want to bring their full-...
January 6, 2017
In addition to the many device launches, several digital health companies use CES (formerly known as the Consumer Electronic Show) in Las Vegas as an opportunity to announce updates and major partnerships and collaborations. Read on for the biggest non-launch health news from the show.
Lots of news from Fitbit
Wearable giant Fitbit announced a number of partnerships as well as updates to its app...
October 25, 2016
A new study from San Diego-based sleep monitoring company ResMed shows that patients on positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy for their sleep apnea are more likely to be compliant when they manage their therapy with a patient-facing app.
The study of 128,000 patients, which is being presented tomorrow at the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians, wasn’t randomized but did...
August 18, 2016
For those who wear continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) masks -- which help people with sleep apnea maintain steady, regular breathing while asleep – a new app is designed to help support device users and improve adherence. With myAir, an offering from medical device company ResMed, CPAP users can now track their treatment via an iOS app, giving users access to their daily sleep patterns...
February 12, 2016
There was a significant reduction in the time required to coach patients who used a telehealth program on continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy than those that received the standard of care, according to a study published in Sleep and Breathing.
The study, conducted by Sleep Data Holdings between March and August of 2013, used medical device company ResMed’s U-Sleep patient...
October 7, 2014
ResMed, a medical device company focused on sleep apnea, has launched its first consumer product, a $149 device for tracking and improving sleep called S+. The platform includes a non-contact, cellular-enabled device that uses a motion sensor to detect respiration and movement without touching the body, an app, and a cloud-based analytics engine.
"When we looked at the sleep market, what we...