December 9, 2020
NowPow, a community referral network seeking to address social determinants of health, has partnered with the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) to strengthen its local digital infrastructure and extend the department's contact tracing reach.
In addition to using NowPow's platform to understand which resources a quarantined individual may need and connecting them to supportive services,...
June 22, 2020
In addition to the features announced today at the WWDC opening keynote, Apple has also made some additional updates to health-tracking features in iOS14 and Watch OS7. The company unveiled the features — related to hearing health and functional capacity — in a press release today.
The first feature is an update to the Noise app, originally launched in Watch OS6. Based on World Health...
October 15, 2018
Apple has partnered with Zimmer Biomet to enroll 10,000 US knee and hip replacement surgery patients in a new trial involving the Apple Watch and a specialized app called mymobility, CNBC reports. The app includes educational tools and videos that will assist patients throughout their surgery experience, while the watch will allow for activity and heart rate tracking that can be shared with the...
October 27, 2016
RespondWell, a digital health company focused on gamified home-based physical therapy tools, has been acquired by Zimmer Biomet Holdings, a musculoskeletal healthcare-focused medical device company, for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will build out Zimmer's recently announced "Signature Solutions" offering by adding at-home telerehabilitation.
"The new value-based reimbursement...
March 24, 2016
Philadelphia-based accelerator Dreamit Health has announced the 15 health startups that will join its next accelerator class.
As in previous years, the accelerator is sponsored by Penn Medicine and Independence Blue Cross, but this year, Dreamit Health also added medical device company Zimmer Biomet as a partner. The larger number of startups in Dreamit’s cohort this year is the result of a $325,...