May 8, 2018
iRhythm Technologies, maker of the Zio XT and Zio AT adhesive heart monitors, announced first quarter financials boasting higher revenue and an improved gross margin during an earnings call for investors earlier this week. These promising numbers were paired with a net loss nearly double what was reported last year during the same quarter, although these were waved off by executives as the result...
March 13, 2018
Patients at increased risk for atrial fibrillation wearing iRhythm’s Zio patch — a continuous ECG monitoring wearable — were more likely to have their atrial fibrillation diagnosed early and receive subsequent preventive care, according to one-year results from a late-breaking study presented at the American College of Cardiology’s annual meeting.
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April 10, 2017
Chinese medical supply company Shenzen-Kingyield has received FDA 510(k) clearance for a Bluetooth-connected blood pressure monitor. The device is worn on the wrist and sends data to a smartphone for archiving or analysis, according to the clearance document, and the device has been cleared for over the counter sales. The company makes a variety of blood pressure monitors, blood glucose monitors...
September 26, 2016
iRhythm, maker of the wearable-and-wireless-but-not-connected Zio heart rate monitoring system, has filed with the SEC to raise up to $86 million in an initial public offering.
The Zio patch, iRhythm's sole product as of now, is a small wearable sensor, used for multi-day monitoring of arrhythmias in cardiac patients (up to a fortnight). Unlike many participants in that space, however, the...
November 30, 2015
The Scripps Translational Science Institute is working with Aetna and Johnson & Johnson to launch a trial that will test iRhythm's Zio Patch and the Amiigo activity tracker as possible new ways to screen at-risk populations for atrial fibrillation.
"What we really want at the end of this study is to be able to best understand what the right way is to screen high-risk patients for atrial...
November 18, 2015
iRhythm Technologies, maker of the Zio peel-and-stick wearable heart monitor, has launched a patient-facing companion app on iOS, called myZio, as well as a website, called myZio.com. The app and website allow wearers to track additional health data. They don't display data collected by the Zio patch.
These are the first patient-facing data offerings that the company, which commercially launched...
May 22, 2014
iRhythm Technologies, maker of the Zio patch peel-and-stick heart monitor, has raised $17 million in a round led by Novo A/S, a Danish life sciences investment firm. Previous investor Norwest Venture Partners also participated in the round. This brings the company's total disclosed funding to about $85 million, based on SEC filings and company announcements. As part of the latest investment deal...
January 31, 2014
Aetna will now reimburse for iRhythm's ZIO Patch, a continuous long-term heart monitor worn on an adhesive patch. The insurer recently updated its Clinical Policy Bulletin on cardiac event monitors, upgrading the ZIO Patch from "experimental and investigational" to "medically necessary" for certain conditions.
In particular, Aetna will reimburse for the ZIO Patch either "to evaluate syncope or...
January 3, 2014
A new study from the Scripps Translational Science Institute, published in the American Journal of Medicine, shows that iRhythm's Zio patch, a wireless adhesive heart monitor patch, detects more arrhythmia events than a traditional Holter monitor and provides a better experience for patients.
The study of 146 patients with mild atrial fibrillation compared the two devices over the length of time...
November 26, 2012
The California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF) has invested $1.5 million in iRhythm Technologies, maker of Zio Patch, an FDA-cleared ambulatory cardiac rhythm monitor. The Oakland, Calif.-based foundation also says it will sponsor studies of the technology at two safety-net health systems in the state.
Zio Patch differs from many other wearable monitors in that it does not have built-in wireless...