Connected Health News

Digi SmartSense to protect Covid vaccine distribution

The USA’s largest retail pharmacies are to leverage SmartSense by Digi for government-mandated continuous monitoring of any forthcoming Covid-19 vaccine. The SmartSense temperature monitoring can protect vaccines from development [...]

ATA uses Orcha to evaluate mhealth apps

The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) is working with the Organisation for the Review of Care & Health Apps (Orcha) to evaluate mhealth apps. Around 85% of health apps in [...]

FDA clears Livmor wearable for AF measurement

Texas digital health company Livmor has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Halo atrial fibrillation (AF) physician-prescribed wearable that provides continuous monitoring of pulse rhythms. Continuous monitoring can significantly [...]

Kegg comes out of beta and attracts $1.5m investment

Californian femtech company Lady Technologies has officially launched its FDA-registered Kegg, a two-in-one device that combines smart fertility tracking with pelvic floor exercising. Following a successful beta launch and [...]

VivaLNK partners Amps on remote patient monitoring

Californian connected healthcare firm VivaLNK is working with Amps, a producer of software tools for electrocardiograms (ECGs), to advance remote patient monitoring for clinical trials. New York-based Amps’ continuous [...]

UK Space Agency backs Covid-19 drone delivery start-up

The UK Space Agency has backed a healthcare drone start-up founded by National Health Service (NHS) staff to help in the response to Covid-19. Apian, part of the NHS [...]

Essity Tena sensor improves incontinence care

Swedish hygiene and health company Essity is launching a reusable digital sensor for improved incontinence care. The Tena SmartCare is available for professional and family caregivers. The sensor is [...]

Cynerio offers free IoT risk assessment for healthcare

New York-based Cynerio is offering a free healthcare IoT risk assessments as Microsoft retires its Windows Embedded Standard 7 operating system. The company says that millions of critical IoT [...]

Advancing telehealth revolution through technology

Chris Gough, worldwide general manager of health and life sciences at Intel, explains why healthcare industry leaders need to take steps to ensure telehealth’s longevity and potential. Telehealth is [...]

Philips strikes technology deal with Tampa hospital

Tampa General Hospital in Florida and Dutch health technology giant Philips have set up a long-term strategic partnership to keep the hospital at the forefront of innovation. Tampa General, [...]

Researchers test wearables for reducing Covid-19 in care homes

The University of Leeds is trialling wearable digital devices in UK care homes to establish whether the technology can help reduce Covid-19 infections and prevent deaths. Similar in size [...]

PhysIQ studies how smartwatches can detect Covid-19

PhysIQ and Purdue University in Indiana have launched a study to develop algorithms for detecting earliest signs of Covid-19 from biometric smartwatch data. Certain changes in a person’s heart [...]