Connected Health News

Withings picks Sequans module for connected health

French connected health firm Withings has selected Sequans’ Monarch 2 LTE-M and NB-IoT technology as the basis for its upcoming IoT connected health devices. Withings builds a wide range [...]

Apple and Biogen research wearables to detect cognitive impairment

Apple and Massachusetts-based biotechnology company Biogen are investigating the role Apple Watch and iPhone could play in monitoring cognitive performance. The virtual research study is investigating how Apple Watch [...]

Axia adopts Nuvo wearable for remote pregnancy monitoring

US health network Axia Women’s Health is using an FDA-cleared, prescription-initiated, remote pregnancy monitoring platform from Israeli company Nuvo. Axia is a women’s health network of more than 400 [...]

FDA clears BioSerenity brain monitor

The US FDA has given 510(k) clearance to BioSerenity’s Neuronaute EEG system and IceCap EEG wearable device that will allow physicians to monitor and assess remotely electrical brain activity [...]

Nuance uses AI to engage patients

Massachusetts-based Nuance Communications has launched an AI-powered patient engagement virtual assistant platform to transform voice and digital experiences across the patient journey. The platform integrates and extends the capabilities [...]

Wireless monitoring warns of sepsis in newborns

Using continuous wireless patient monitoring to check a mother’s temperature during labour could aid detection of newborns at risk of early onset of sepsis (EOS) faster than current practice. [...]

LMD partners Chinese firms to measure blood pressure

A key-fob-size device that delivers clinically accurate vital signs measurements, including blood pressure, wirelessly to a smartphone has been developed by Swiss firm Leman Micro Devices (LMD) and Chinese [...]

Bosch AI sensor personalises fitness wearables

Bosch has developed a self-learning AI sensor for personalising wearable and hearable devices. Self-learning and personalisation features help users easily train devices with customised fitness activities. The aim is [...]

FDA clears fever-detecting sensor in cardiac monitor

German firm Biotronik has received FDA clearance for an injectable cardiac sensor that identifies body temperature increases potentially associated with fever. As part of the Biomonitor IIIm injectable cardiac [...]

Well acquires telehealth firm Adracare

Omnichannel digital health firm Well Health has bought fellow Canadian company Adracare to gain access to its telehealth enabled practice management platform. The purchase price was $4.75m. Adracare’s omnichannel [...]

ATA applauds Massachusetts for telehealth bill

The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has congratulated Massachusetts for making telehealth a permanent option for its residents On New Year’s Day, Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker signed into law a [...]

DarioHealth brings RPM to New Mexico

Israeli firm DarioHealth is providing its remote patient monitoring (RPM) technology to Presbyterian Medical Services, one of the largest integrated healthcare systems in New Mexico. The selection of DarioHealth [...]