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Study finds home blood pressure monitors inaccurate most of the time
Posted on Friday July 21, 2017

EDMONTON, Canada ‑ Readings from home blood pressure monitors are inaccurate 70% of the time, according to results of a recent study by researchers at the University of Alberta. “High blood...

Crucial Data Solutions creates clinical trial data app
Posted on Friday July 21, 2017

RENO, Nev. – Medical technology company Crucial Data Solutions has introduced a mobile app that unites clinical trial sites and study participants. TrialKit enables investigators and clinicians to...

FamilyConnect develops mobile app for caregivers
Posted on Friday July 21, 2017

NEW YORK – FamilyConnect has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a mobile app designed for caregivers of seniors living at home. The FamilyConnect app enables a senior to communicate to their...

Companion Medical expands executive team
Posted on Friday July 21, 2017

SAN DIEGO ‑ Companion Medical, which makes a smart insulin pen, has added Michael Mensinger and Tony Galliani to the company. “I’m thrilled to announce the addition of these two...

Finalists announced in Alexa Diabetes Challenge
Posted on Thursday July 20, 2017

NEW YORK – Five finalists have been announced in the Alexa Diabetes Challenge, a multi-stage prize competition sponsored by Merck & Co. for innovators to develop Alexa voice-enabled solutions...

Novo Nordisk, Glooko collaboration brings new diabetes management app
Posted on Thursday July 20, 2017

PRINCETON, N.J. and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – A collaboration between health care company Novo Nordisk and diabetes care management company Glooko has created the Cornerstones4Care Powered by...

iBeat raises $3M to advance cardiac smartwatch
Posted on Thursday July 20, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO – Wearable technology company iBeat, which makes a smartwatch that continually monitors heart activity, has raised an additional $3 million in funding, bringing its total seed stage...

Abbott, Bigfoot Biomedical develop calibration-free insulin delivery system
Posted on Thursday July 20, 2017

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. and MILPITAS, Calif., – Abbott Laboratories and Bigfoot Biomedical will collaborate to develop and commercialize diabetes management systems, integrating Abbott’s...

MedX joins AlaMed Workers’ Compensation network
Posted on Wednesday July 19, 2017

ORLANDO ‑ MedX Holdings, Inc., the manufacturer and global distributor of MedX-branded medical testing, strengthening and rehabilitation equipment, will provide its MedX Home Back Machine program to...

dacadoo releases upgraded version of digital health engagement platform
Posted on Wednesday July 19, 2017

ZURICH – Digital health technology company dacadoo has launched a new version of its digital health engagement platform. “Platform release 3.5.0 not only contains multiple improvements on existing...

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