Digital Health | Wearables

MedTech ‘Alexa, how do I treat a migraine?’ —Amazon’s voice assistant to offer NHS health advice

Released on July 12, 2019

Amazon’s algorithm will automatically search the NHS website for answers to queries such as “Alexa, how do I treat a migraine?” or “Alexa, what are the symptoms of flu?”…

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Digital Health | Wearables MedTech

MedTech Europe releases digital health interoperability call to action

Released on July 11, 2019

The largest medical technology industry trade association in Europe also asked for more public investment in digital health infrastructures including electronic health record systems and…

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Digital Health | Wearables

Healthtech firm specialising in lung disease sees expansion

Released on July 11, 2019

It led to the creation of a personalised self-management data record so he could better manage his condition, predict potential exacerbations and present medics with…

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Digital Health | Wearables MedTech

How one medtech company is working on solving the data dilemma

Released on July 6, 2019

A 2016 American Medical Association study found that physicians spent about two hours on…

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Digital Health | Wearables

Digital health investment remains steady as IPOs return

Released on July 1, 2019

Concern about slowing investment in the digital health earlier this year has largely…

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Digital Health | Wearables

It Looks Like Apple is in Healthcare for the Long Haul

Released on July 1, 2019

Under the partnership, New York-based One Drop will sell its wireless glucose monitor at select Apple Stores…

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Cardiology Digital Health | Wearables

Eko Employs AI to Help in Detection of Aortic Stenosis

Released on June 28, 2019

The Berkley, CA-based company recently unveiled its Aortic Stenosis (AS) detection algorithm at the…

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Digital Health | Wearables

Published Study Supports MyoKardia’s Wrist-Worn Biosensor

Released on June 24, 2019

The study demonstrated that continuous monitoring using a wrist-worn photoplethysmography (PPG) digital health device…

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Cardiology Digital Health | Wearables

Stretchable E-Tattoo for Long-Term Heart Monitoring

Released on June 21, 2019

The research team call the device an “e-tattoo” and claim that its stretchability makes it more comfortable and convenient …

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Digital Health | Wearables M&A

McKesson UK acquires British medication management startup Echo

Released on June 20, 2019

The ultimate goal is to remove barriers to medication adherence…

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Digital Health | Wearables MedTech Sensors

Analysis: The Wearables Landscape and Projections of Future Wearable Development

Released on June 12, 2019

This makes sense, as from 2012 to 2018 wearable medical products in development and under study grew at…

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Digital Health | Wearables Funding

Cognitive health assessment startup Neurotrack raises $21M Series C

Released on June 11, 2019

Digital health startup Neurotrack raised a $21 million Series C financing round as it looks to expand…

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