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Low-cost devices fail to improve adherence, study shows
Posted on Wednesday March 22, 2017

CHICAGO – Medication adherence for patients with chronic diseases is not improved by the use of low-cost reminder devices, according to a recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine....

GE Healthcare expands digital products
Posted on Wednesday March 22, 2017

WAUWATOSA, Wis. – GE Healthcare has expanded its mobile and digital offerings with the acquisition of monitoring technology company Monica Healthcare. The U.K.-based Monica Healthcare makes wearable...

In brief: Kinsa Health raises $17M to expand smart products; Dementia app aims to improve quality of life
Posted on Tuesday March 21, 2017

Kinsa Health raises $17M to expand smart products SAN FRANCISCO – Kinsa Health will use $17 million in Series B fundraising to develop additional smart products and services to expand on its line of...

Pops! Diabetes Care tests system on young patients
Posted on Tuesday March 21, 2017

STILLWATER, Minn. – A collaboration with the Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is testing the mission behind Pops! Diabetes Care mobile diabetes management device. The device adheres...

Ochsner expands monitoring program to COPD, diabetes
Posted on Tuesday March 21, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Health System will expand a monitoring program using Apple HealthKit to patients with COPD and diabetes after a successful trial for patients with hypertension. Ochsner Health...

Connectivity elevates mHealth apps in crowded market
Posted on Tuesday March 21, 2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – With an abundance of mHealth apps on the market today, users can track their fitness, find a physician, report their vital signs and manage a chronic illness all from a smartphone...

Livongo Health raises $52.5M, establishes advisory board
Posted on Monday March 20, 2017

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Digital health company Livongo Health has raised $52.5 million in funding to allow the company to accelerate growth in diabetes management, expand to other chronic conditions...

Cohero Health closes on $10.5M in funding
Posted on Monday March 20, 2017

NEW YORK – Digital health company Cohero Health will use $10.5 million in Series A funding to expand its BreatheSmart respiratory disease management platform. The platform connects to the...

Arthritis Research UK launches Watson-powered virtual assistant
Posted on Friday March 17, 2017

LONDON – Arthritis Research UK and IBM have introduced a Watson-powered “virtual personal assistant” to provide information and advice to people living with arthritis. “We’re confident that...

Biotricity chooses Providence Enterprises to make devices
Posted on Friday March 17, 2017

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Health care technology company Biotricity Inc. has selected contract manufacturer Providence Enterprise to mass produce its medical grade and connected health care devices....

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