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Managing Data in a Connected Healthcare World

Managing Data in a Connected Healthcare World

We’re entering a new era of connected healthcare, where an increasing number of innovative monitoring devices will be collecting critical patient medical information, like glucose levels, weight, and blood pressure, as well as other important lifestyle factors, like nutrition, activity level, and even social engagement. Advanced technologies will be employed to communicate this information to clinicians – often times via smartphones and other mobile devices – presenting a fuller picture of their patient’s health and enabling them to make better, more efficient care decisions.

September 22, 2014 | Reply More
Connected Health Aids in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity

Connected Health Aids in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity has serious health and economic consequences, and is estimated to cost $14 billion annually in direct health expenses. Since September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, we’ve compiled a sample of connected health apps intended to address and curb rising childhood obesity rates. In the past 30 years, childhood obesity has more than [...]

September 1, 2014 | Reply More
Cambridge Temperature Concepts (CTC) Secures £2.6m Private Equity Funding to Commercialize Duofertility and Expand Digital Health Platform

Cambridge Temperature Concepts (CTC) Secures £2.6m Private Equity Funding to Commercialize Duofertility and Expand Digital Health Platform

PRESS INFORMATION CAMBRIDGE TEMPERATURE CONCEPTS (CTC) SECURES £2.6M PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDING TO COMMERCIALIZE DUOFERTILITY AND EXPAND DIGITAL HEALTH PLATFORM 31st July 2014: Cambridge, UK – Cambridge Temperature Concepts (CTC), the commercial stage digital health platform company that markets DuoFertility, today announces the successful completion of £2.6M equity financing. CTC has created a unique digital health [...]

August 14, 2014 | Reply More
Cambridge Temperature Concepts raises $4M for next iteration of DuoFertility

Cambridge Temperature Concepts raises $4M for next iteration of DuoFertility

Cambridge Temperature Concepts recently raised $4.38 million in a round lead by Longwell Venture partners, bringing their total funding to date around $9 million. Cambridge Temperature Concepts’ flagship product is DuoFertility, an assisted natural conception device that includes a small stick-on sensor and handheld reader that tracks biometrics, like body temperature, to help women conceive. [...]

August 6, 2014 | Reply More
AirStrip’s Alan Portela to those seeking regulatory shortcuts: “don’t do it in health care”

AirStrip’s Alan Portela to those seeking regulatory shortcuts: “don’t do it in health care”

POLITICO’s Morning eHealth bulletin recently featured Alan Portela, CEO of AirStrip. AirStrip’s Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) solution (including AirStrip RPM CRITICAL CARE and AirStrip RPM CARDIOLOGY) received FDA clearance as a Class II, 510K device in 2010, making it one of the first mobile medical creations to do so. Today, as FDA health IT regulations [...]

July 20, 2014 | Reply More
Eli Lilly & Company’s non-commercial health information website “Lilly for Better Health” goes mobile with new responsive design

Eli Lilly & Company’s non-commercial health information website “Lilly for Better Health” goes mobile with new responsive design

Indianapolis-based pharma giant Eli Lilly and Company’s non-commercial website called Lilly for Better Health recently went mobile, with a new responsive-design. The site (and new mobile version) provides an array of informative health material to consumers, ranging from information about how to pack medication while traveling, tips for protecting your skin from the sun during [...]

July 15, 2014 | Reply More
MediSafe is the first mobile health app on Google’s new suite of Android Wear smartwatches

MediSafe is the first mobile health app on Google’s new suite of Android Wear smartwatches

Google’s new suite of Android Wear smartwatches just announced WLSA member MediSafe as its first mobile health app. The MediSafe app gives users the ability to automatically receive two-way sync medication reminders and has the ability to record medication doses. The MediSafe medication management solution will remind users via their smartwatch when it is time [...]

July 14, 2014 | Reply More
DDSTUDIO named finalist in prestigious Industrial Design Society of America’s IDEA Awards for design of body contouring device

DDSTUDIO named finalist in prestigious Industrial Design Society of America’s IDEA Awards for design of body contouring device

  DDSTUDIO named finalist in prestigious Industrial Design Society of America’s IDEA Awards for design of body contouring device SAN DIEGO (WEDNESDAY, JULY 2nd) – The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) named DDSTUDIO a finalist in the 2014 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®) competition—a recognition of design excellence in products, interaction design, service design, [...]

July 2, 2014 | Reply More
Fitlinxx releases updated Pebble activity tracker featuring lengthened battery life and smartphone syncing

Fitlinxx releases updated Pebble activity tracker featuring lengthened battery life and smartphone syncing

WLSA member Fitlinxx recently released an updated version of its Pebble activity tracker featuring lengthened battery life and adding smartphone syncing for the first time. “Up to this point we’ve always sent our data through the web,” Monahan said. “We have these little sync points that plug into laptops, we have workgroup access points where you [...]

June 20, 2014 | Reply More
Joslin Diabetes Center announces Joslin Institute for Technology Translation, with Dexcom as Founding Member

Joslin Diabetes Center announces Joslin Institute for Technology Translation, with Dexcom as Founding Member

Joslin Diabetes Center recently announced the Joslin Institute for Technology Translation (JITT), a new division formalizing the delivery of Joslin’s clinical solutions to medical device and technology companies. WLSA member Dexcom, Inc., a maker of continuous glucose monitoring systems for patients and blood glucose monitoring systems for healthcare providers in hospital settings, became the first [...]

June 16, 2014 | Reply More