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Success Speaks: Home Care and Hospice Challenges Met with CellTrak

Success Speaks: Home Care and Hospice Challenges Met with CellTrak

Schaumburg, IL (October 16th, 2014) – CellTrak Technologies, the leading provider of innovations that combine high tech and high-touch to enable more personalized and responsive care, is meeting critical challenges affecting agencies everyday.

October 16, 2014 | Reply More
GreatCall phone will be sold in Rite Aid

GreatCall phone will be sold in Rite Aid

WLSA member GreatCall, a company that makes smartphones and flip phones for seniors, has partnered with Rite Aid to distribute its products in more than 4,000 Rite Aid pharmacies with the Rite Aid pharmacy app pre-loaded. Read the article here. 

October 15, 2014 | Reply More
ResMed Launches S+, the World’s First Non-Contact System That Helps Consumers Measure, Analyze and Improve Their Sleep

ResMed Launches S+, the World’s First Non-Contact System That Helps Consumers Measure, Analyze and Improve Their Sleep

ResMed Press Release Global leader in sleep and respiratory medicine launches new consumer device that monitors sleep patterns and the sleep environment and delivers guidance combined with smart features to help achieve a healthy sleep SAN DIEGO – Oct. 2, 2014 – ResMed, a leading innovator in sleep that has been changing lives for more than [...]

October 9, 2014 | Reply More
BD to Acquire CareFusion for $12.2 Billion

BD to Acquire CareFusion for $12.2 Billion

CareFusion Press Release Combination of Complementary Portfolios Creates Global Leader in Medication Management and Patient Safety Solutions. Oct 5, 2014 Franklin Lakes, NJ and San Diego, CA (October 5, 2014) – BD (NYSE: BDX) and CareFusion (NYSE: CFN) announced today a definitive agreement under which BD will acquire CareFusion for $58.00 per share in cash and [...]

October 6, 2014 | Reply More
Sharecare Launches New Version of AskMD for iOS 8

Sharecare Launches New Version of AskMD for iOS 8

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sharecare, the online health and wellness engagement platform founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz and WebMD founder Jeff Arnold, today announced the launch of AskMD for iOS 8, including integration with Apple’s HealthKit to empower consumers to take a more proactive role in managing their health.

October 2, 2014 | Reply More
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