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  • AliveCor gets FDA clearance for software to measure QT interval

    AliveCor’s at-home EKG device won FDA clearance to calculate a heart’s QT interval, a measurement of how long it takes the ventricles to contract and relax. This is vital given that some drugs can lead to QT prolongation, which can increase the risk of certain arrhythmias.

  • AliveCor gets FDA clearance for feature to measure QT interval

    AliveCor’s at-home EKG device won FDA clearance to calculate a heart’s QT interval, a measurement of how long it takes the ventricles to contract and relax. This is vital given that some drugs can lead to QT prolongation, which can increase the risk of certain arrhythmias.

  • AliveCor seeks ban on import of Apple Watches

    The digital health company filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission last week, seeking a ban on the import of the Apple Watch. AliveCor cited copyright violations related to Apple’s ECG feature as the reason for seeking the ban. 

  • AliveCor, AstraZeneca Partner to Screen for Blood Potassium Levels Via Electrocardiograms

    What You Should Know: – AliveCor, a digital AI-based personal technology provider, and AstraZeneca, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical space, are working together to create more informed disease management solutions across cardiovascular, renal, and metabolism therapeutic areas.  – The collaboration will focus on the development of AliveCor’s potassium detection technology through their Kardia-K AI […]

  • AliveCor Receives FDA Clearance of Next-Gen EKG Algorithms

    What You Should Know: – AliveCor announced they received FDA clearance of new algorithms for use with their personal EKG devices, KardiaMobile and KardiaMobile 6L. These additional determinations will be available via a software upgrade for the Kardia devices in 2021. – The additional FDA-cleared algorithms double the number of heart rhythm disturbances that AliveCor’s […]

  • #Healthin2Point 00, Episode 168 | Is Amazon taking over the world of healthcare?

    Goodbye health insurance, hello Amazon Prime membership! Today on Health in 2 Point 00, we talk about all the Amazon news now that they’re moving into pharmacy via Amazon Prime. Jess and I also discuss AliveCor raising $65 million for its personal EKG technology and Talkspace acquiring Lasting, a relationship counseling app. Levels raises $12 […]