Corvia Medical taps PhysIQ for remote monitoring in interatrial shunt study

September, 2019
Source: https://www.massdevice.com/corvia-medical-taps-physiq-for-remote-monitoring-in-interatrial-shunt-study/

Corvia Medical taps PhysIQ for remote monitoring in interatrial shunt study

Corvia Medical said it launched a heart failure device trial that will include the collection and analysis of data with PhysIQ’s continuous remote monitoring platform. The Phase III trial is designed to evaluate the efficacy of Tewksbury, Mass.-based Corvia’s interatrial shunt in patients with heart failure. The randomized, controlled, double-blinded study includes plans to provide patients […]

Sheba Medical Center partners with startup to offer new telemedicine programme

September, 2019
Source: MobiHealthNews

Sheba Medical Center partners with startup to offer new telemedicine programme

Israel’s Sheba Medical Center and Telesofia Medical, provider of personalised videos that aim to improve patient engagement, are introducing a telemedicine programme to help cancer patients talk to their doctors straight from their homes, enabling oncologists to better monitor their condition and offer support. The initiative is starting as a pilot in the oncology department […]

Chicago Tech Companies Raised $215M in August

August, 2019
Source: American Inno

Chicago Tech Companies Raised $215M in August

Chicago tech and startup companies raised at least $215 million in venture capital throughout the month of August, according to data compiled by Chicago Inno. The month’s fundings were led by SpotHero, which raised $50 million, and LanzaTech, which raised $72 million. August’s venture capital fundings were significantly up compared to July’s. Last month, Chicago tech and […]

Young Athletes are Injured at Increasing Rates; Physimax Wants to Change This

August, 2019
Source: CTech by Calcalist

Young Athletes are Injured at Increasing Rates; Physimax Wants to Change This

Tel Aviv-based Physimax Technologies Ltd., a company that uses computer vision and machine learning technologies to create personalized training programs for athletes, wants to help fight what is becoming a growing concern in professional sports: overuse injuries. Read more

Protenus completes $17M Series C round, led by LTP with participation from Providence Ventures

August, 2019
Source: PR Newswire

Protenus completes $17M Series C round, led by LTP with participation from Providence Ventures

Healthcare Embracing New Era of Compliance and Analytics BALTIMORE, Aug. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Healthcare compliance analytics company Protenus today announced a $17M investment from some of the country’s top healthcare technology investment firms, to keep up with growing customer demand and to continue partnering with health systems that aim to take a more innovative approach to maintain compliance. Founded […]

32 Million Patient Records Hacked In The H1 Of This Year

August, 2019
Source: News ZMR

32 Million Patient Records Hacked In The H1 Of This Year

Over 32 Million patient records were hacked from January 2019 to June 2019. That is over 2 times the 15 Million medical records hacked in all of last year, claims Protenus (healthcare analytics firm). As per the firm, the number of revealed incidents increased to 285 in the H1 of 2019, and the venerable trend […]

Theranica Bioelectronics Hopes to Take Migraine Device Global

August, 2019
Source: Investing News

Theranica Bioelectronics Hopes to Take Migraine Device Global

Privately owned Theranica Bioelectronics is aiming to reshape the way migraines are treated in patients all around the world. The company, which was founded three years ago, is using advanced neuromodulation therapy with wireless technology to develop electroceuticals for migraines and other pain disorders. Read more…

Digital IBS therapy maker metaMe Health closes $3.8M seed round

August, 2019
Source: MobiHealthNews

Digital IBS therapy maker metaMe Health closes $3.8M seed round

Chicago-based metaMe Health, a startup focused on behavioral digital treatments gastrointestinal conditions, has raised $3.8 million in seed funding. LionBird Ventures led the round, which also saw contributions from Hemi Ventures and other unnamed backers.

PhysIQ Inc. Receives FDA Clearance of Continuous Ambulatory Respiration Rate Algorithm Enabling Artificial Intelligence-based Analytics for Biopharma Companies and Payers

August, 2019
Source: Cision

PhysIQ Inc. Receives FDA Clearance of Continuous Ambulatory Respiration Rate Algorithm Enabling Artificial Intelligence-based Analytics for Biopharma Companies and Payers

CHICAGO – PhysIQ, a leader in applying artificial intelligence to wearable sensor data, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their algorithm to continuously determine respiration rate in ambulatory patients. This clearance adds to their expanding portfolio of FDA-cleared cloud-based analytics, which also include QRS detection, […]