Patient Monitoring Telehealth Wearables

Philips launches new face scanning tech, partners with BioIntelliSense on telehealth

Released on July 10, 2020

Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) today announced two separate steps toward helping patients receive remote care as telehealth’s importance continues to grow. Amsterdam-based Philips […]

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Liquid Wire Brings Electronic Tech to Wearables Market

Released on July 7, 2020

Liquid Wire is bringing its stretchable electronic technologies to the medical wearables market. The Portland, OR-based company has raised $10 million […]

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Digital Health Funding Wearables

Data analytics startup Evidation raises $45M, plots foray into virtual health

Released on July 5, 2020

Evidation Health, a startup that pulls in digital health data for virtual studies, raised $45 million in funding. The San Mateo-based […]

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Digital Health MedTech Wearables

Apple was already developing handwashing sensing before COVID-19 hit

Released on July 2, 2020

When Apple vice president of technology Kevin Lynch announced at WWDC last week that Apple Watch would add an automatic handwashing-detection […]

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Biotech Digital Health Wearables

BARDA backs push for clinical-grade wearable to assess coronavirus

Released on July 2, 2020

Dive Brief: The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority has teamed with Northwestern University spinout Sonica Health to develop a clinical-grade […]

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MedTech Patient Monitoring Wearables

$4.2m project with GE would develop air transport vital-signs patch

Released on June 26, 2020

The Nano-Bio Materials Consortium (NBMC) announced this week that it has launched a project with GE Research to develop a medical-grade […]

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Digital Health MedTech Wearables

WWDC2020: Sleep tracking comes to Apple Watch at last, amid otherwise minor fitness updates

Released on June 22, 2020

At the opening keynote for WWDC2020, Apple’s virtual developer conference, the company announced a few additional health and fitness capabilities for […]

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Digital Health Patient Monitoring Wearables

Sony study reinforces importance of remote monitoring

Released on June 22, 2020

Nearly 90% of people managing chronic conditions in the U.S. surveyed for Sony’s mSafety Wearable Platform Division said they could better […]

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AI Digital Health Wearables

A Wearable That Has the Potential to Detect COVID-19

Released on June 19, 2020

Empatica and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority are joining forces to bring wearables to COVID-19 detection. The two will […]

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Drug-delivery MedTech Wearables

ADA: Insulet delivers first outpatient data for its wearable, closed-loop insulin pump

Released on June 19, 2020

Insulet delivered the first outpatient data and at-home evaluations of its upcoming Omnipod 5—the tubeless, smartphone-controlled, wearable insulin pump formerly known […]

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FDA Cleared Patient Monitoring Wearables

Abbott’s Freestyle Libre 2 Advanced Wearable Glucometer FDA Cleared

Released on June 17, 2020

After a long wait, the FDA has finally cleared Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre 2 continuous glucose monitor in the U.S. for any […]

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Cardiology Digital Health Wearables

Heart rhythm bodies see ‘clear concerns’ with using wearables to detect arrhythmias

Released on June 16, 2020

Dive Brief: A global consortium of heart rhythm professional bodies has voiced “clear concerns” with the accuracy of wearables used to […]

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