Category: Cardiac Monitoring

  • How AI is transforming remote cardiac care for patients

    The average heart beats about 1.5 million times over two weeks, and physicians might have to identify a six-second time period, which can determine a clinical outcome. Finding what’s clinically meaningful can be a needle in the haystack type of problem, and AI ensures higher accuracy at scale.

  • Biotricity Awarded FDA 510(k) Clearance for Cardiac Monitoring Device

    What You Should Know: – Biotricity, Inc. (NASDAQ:BTCY), a medical diagnostic and consumer healthcare technology company, today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Biotres Cardiac Monitoring Device, a three-lead device for ECG and arrhythmia monitoring that is intended for lower-risk patients. – Most remote cardiac monitors are […]

  • Philips Acquires Cardiologs to Expand Cardiac Diagnostics & Monitoring Portfolio

    What You Should Know: – Philips today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Paris-based Cardiologs, a France-based medical technology company focused on transforming cardiac diagnostics using artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud technology. – Cardiologs will further strengthen Philips’ cardiac monitoring and diagnostics offering with innovative software technology, electrocardiogram (ECG) analysis and reporting […]

  • Eko Launches Next Generation DUO ECG + Digital Stethoscope for Frontline Clinicians

    What You Should Know: – Eko, a cardiopulmonary digital health company launches its next-generation Eko DUO, an FDA-cleared cardiac assessment tool that functions as an electrocardiogram (ECG) and digital stethoscope to detect early signs of heart disease and facilitate timely care and personalized disease management. – DUO is a pocket-sized cardiac examination system for clinicians used […]

  • Medtronic Awarded FDA Clearance for 2 AI Algorithms for Cardiac Monitoring

    What You Should Know: – Medtronic announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for two AccuRhythm™ AI algorithms for use with the LINQ II™ insertable cardiac monitor (ICM) – and the presentation of AccuRhythm AI validation data this week at Heart Rhythm 2021. – AccuRhythm AI applies artificial intelligence (AI) to heart rhythm event […]

  • The Future of Remote Care Automation Begins with Cardiac Rehabilitation

    Uri Bettesh, CEO and Founder of Datos Health 2020 was undeniably the year that saw telehealth and remote care services come to the forefront of medical care. Many have hypothesized that, in the post-COVID world, remote care programs will be ubiquitous throughout hospitals and health systems. However, such a future is far from certain, as too many organizations currently lack the budget, IT infrastructure, and […]

  • How Will Philips Acquisition of BioTelemetry Impact The Cardiac Monitoring Market?

    At the end of December 2020, Philips announced the planned acquisition of BioTelemetry for $2.8 billion in cash. – BioTelemetry was formed in 2013 after a series of acquisitions from the initial founding company CardioNet, Inc. – CardioNet, Inc. based in San Diego, USA was initially founded in 1994. – After a multitude of acquisitions […]

  • Casana Raises $14M to Expand IoT Heart Health Toilet Seat

    What You Should Know: – Casana raises $14M in Series A funding to pursue FDA clearance for its an IoT heart health toilet seat that captures clinically relevant measurements, including heart rate, blood pressure, blood oxygenation, and cardiac output. Casana, previously known as Heart Health Intelligence, Inc., a healthcare technology firm that is re-inventing in-home […]

  • The Combination of 5G and AI Will Transform Healthcare in 2021

    Bryan Lubel, Executive Vice President, Connected Health of KORE Not many will disagree that the global pandemic has accelerated the use of technology in healthcare. With a healthcare system stressed to a breaking point, medical professionals have had to prioritize critical cases and increasingly turn to technology tools such as telemedicine and remote patient monitoring […]

  • Boston Scientific Acquires Preventice Solutions for $925M in Cash

    What You Should Know: – Boston Scientific announces an agreement to acquire Preventice Solutions, a leading developer of mobile health solutions and remote monitoring services that connect patients and caregivers for $925M in cash. – The acquisition of external cardiac monitoring technologies and services providers will expand Boston Scientific’s rhythm management diagnostics portfolio and capabilities. […]

  • 2020’s Top 20 Digital Health M&A Deals Totaled $50B

    Teladoc Health and Livongo Merge The combination of Teladoc Health and Livongo creates a global leader in consumer-centered virtual care. The combined company is positioned to execute quantified opportunities to drive revenue synergies of $100 million by the end of the second year following the close, reaching $500 million on a run-rate basis by 2025. […]

  • M&A: Philips Acquires Remote Cardiac Monitoring BioTelemetry for $2.8B

    What You Should Know: – Philips acquires BioTelemetry, a U.S. provider of remote cardiac diagnostics and monitoring for $72.00 per share for an implied enterprise value of $2.8 billion (approx. EUR 2.3 billion). – With $439M in revenue in 2019, BioTelemetry annually monitors over 1 million cardiac patients remotely; its portfolio includes wearable heart monitors, […]

  • AI Leads Way to Less False Positives on Remote Cardiac Monitoring Devices, Improved Results

    What You Should Know: – Cardiac patients and their cardiologists are experiencing a high number of false positives with remote patient monitoring devices as a result of signal artifact providing inaccurate data, which can lead to many complications—other than medical, such as unnecessary tests and increased medical costs. – Ambulatory cardiac monitoring provider InfoBionic has […]

  • Northwestern to Deploy FDA-Cleared Deploy AI-Guided Cardiac Ultrasounds

    What You Should Know: – Northwestern Memorial Hospital is the first in the nation to deploy FDA-cleared AI-guided ultrasound by Caption Health, including measurement of ejection fraction – the most widely used measurement to assess cardiac function. – Caption Health’s AI-guided cardiac ultrasound enables clinicians – including those without experience – to accurately perform diagnostic-quality […]