May 22, 2014
San Juan Capistrano, California-based remote monitoring analytics company Jointly Health has raised $1.3 million from investors including Frost Venture Partners and Reed Elsevier Ventures. This brings the company's total funding to date to $3.8 million.
According to CEO Dean Sawyer, the company's first product is still awaiting FDA 510(k) clearance, but they have their first few health plan...
May 1, 2014
Vital Connect's HealthPatch
This past month the FDA cleared two mobile medical apps and one digital health platform as 510(k) Class II medical devices.
McKesson, one of the most vocal health IT companies lobbying for changes to how the FDA regulates medical software, secured clearance for a mobile medical app called McKesson Cardiology ECG Mobile. The web-based version of McKesson Cardiology...
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...
July 25, 2012
SecuraTrac, maker of GPS-enabled tracking devices for health and safety, is teaming up with body sensor manufacturer Vital Connect to produce a passive mobile personal emergency response system (mPERS).
The joint product, called SecuraFone Health, detects falls, changes in heart and breathing rate and other vital signs, thanks to a sensor worn on the chest or back. When the sensor notices a fall...