Connected Health News

More than 61 million fitness tracker records exposed

Researchers at Website Planet have discovered an unprotected database containing more than 61 million fitness tracker records belonging to users around the world. According to security researcher Jeremiah Fowler [...]

KORE helps Myia Health implement remote care

KORE has teamed up with California-based Myia Health, an enterprise platform for healthcare delivery in the home, to provide hospitals with software and IoT managed services. The goal is [...]

Qardio RPM includes cardiac monitoring

California-based Qardio has launched a fully remote end-to-end remote patient monitoring (RPM) service that includes cardiac arrhythmia analysis. QardioDirect – the company’s all-inclusive service for RPM – now includes [...]

Medigate and CrowdStrike protect medical IoT devices

New York-based Medigate is working with CrowdStrike to provide healthcare organisations with unified endpoint security for medical IoT devices. The integration is said to enable comprehensive visibility, enhanced risk [...]

Wearables detect stress in Covid-19 health workers

Researchers at Mount Sinai Health System in New York are using wearable devices to identify the psychological effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on healthcare workers. The study links changes [...]

B-Secur kit lets wearable makers integrate ECG

Medical-grade ECG can be available for all consumer wearable devices thanks to a development kit produced by Irish firm B-Secur. The hardware and software development kit can help technology [...]

TytoCare delivers virtual care to NHS hospitals

Following a pilot with Bradford Teaching Hospitals, New York-based TytoCare is to deliver virtual care to patients at 14 of the UK’s NHS organisations. TytoCare provides an all-in-one modular [...]

Cycle tracking firm Flo Health raises $50m

Period tracking firm Flo Health has closed a $50m series B funding round, bringing the total capital raised to $65m and the company valuation to $800m. As the most [...]

Maxim IC simplifies remote patient monitoring

A clinical-grade analogue front end (AFE) from Maxim Integrated, now part of Analog Devices, can measure four vital signs for remote patient monitoring devices. The Max 86178 features synchronised [...]

Xiaomi overtakes Apple as top wearable band vendor

Xiaomi overtook Apple to become the top-shipping wearable band vendor in Q2 2021, according to market-watcher Canalys. However, Apple continues to lead the global wristwatch market, commanding a sizable [...]

FDA approves BD Smartphone Covid test

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) to medical technology company Becton, Dickinson (BD) for the BD Veritor At-Home COVID-19 Test, an [...]

World’s First COVID-Conscious Skyscraper

A partnership that includes US hospital chain Adventist Health, human longevity research specialist Blue Zones, Accor Hotels and real estate developer Royal Palm, is building a 55 storey combined [...]