RSSCategory: Member News

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
The future of Biosensing Wearables, as reported by Rock Health

The future of Biosensing Wearables, as reported by Rock Health

Rock Health reports on the future of Biosensing Wearables, featuring WLSA member mc10′s VP of Marketing Amar Kendale. Says Kendale, “the ground has to be fertile for the seeds to grow– innovative technology in wearables and biosensors can be both economically- and functionally-sound because it leverages the trillions of dollars that have already gone into [...]

June 13, 2014 | Reply More
Sanofi US expands its social media reach

Sanofi US expands its social media reach

Sanofi, a WLSA member, has recently expanded its social media toolkit by joining Pinterest. Even though Pinterest is a very popular social channel, Sonofi is a part of a small group within the pharma industry to use it.  “With Pinterest, we plan on sharing the same types of stories but in a more visual way,” says U.S. [...]

June 13, 2014 | Reply More