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Philips expands in telehealth through American Well partnership




Dutch giant Philips is partnering US telehealth provider American Well to deliver virtual care jointly around the world.
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Omron debuts heart monitoring double at CES




Omron Healthcare debuted at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas the HeartGuide, said to be the first wearable oscillometric wrist blood pressure monitor, and the first single at-home device in the USA that measures blood pressure and ECG.
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Felix catches Cisco network for hospital digitisation




Felix Platter Hospital in Basel, Switzerland, is deploying Cisco intent-based networking to create the foundation for the hospital’s digital operation.
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InTouch Health acquires TruClinic in telehealth merger




California-based telehealth company InTouch Health has acquired TruClinic, a web-based telemedicine provider based in Salt Lake City, Utah, specialising in direct-to-consumer virtual care.
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HPE, PTC and Wind River back IMC RFP programme




Three of the biggest software vendors in IoT – Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE), PTC and Intel subsidiary Wind River – have agreed to join the IoT M2M Council's (IMC) fledgling template RFP programme for IoT software platforms, presented last week at CES.
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Human trials show sensor can detect gases in gut




Findings from the first human trials of a gas-sensing swallowable capsule could change the way that gut disorders and diseases are prevented and diagnosed. The trials were by researchers at Australia’s RMIT University.
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JSS University teams with start-up to study connected cardiac care




Indian medical sciences university JSS University and mhealth firm iMedrix have jointly formed an innovation centre to study connected cardiac care. The centre is on the university's main campus in Mysore.
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Swim tracking platform makes CES debut




At CES last week, swim tracking platform Swim.com announced it had partnered wearables-maker Spire and swim retailer SwimOutlet to power swim tracking and analytics for smart swimsuits.
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