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Category: Current Health

  • Parkland Health Taps Current Health to Power its Hypertension Monitoring Program

    What You Should Know: – Parkland Health & Hospital System – one of the largest health systems in Dallas, Texas – has selected Current Health, the leading enterprise care-at-home platform, to support patients with hypertension from the comfort of their own homes. – Through its new hypertension monitoring program, Parkland aims to mitigate this risk […]

  • #Healthin2Point00, Episode 234 | An M&A and shedloads more money!

    Today on Health in 2 Point 00, the word is SHEDLOAD. On Episode 235, Jess and I talk about the scoop on an M&A and shedloads more money in today’s health tech funding climate. First up, Lark gets $100 million, bringing its total to $185 million. How much more money can we throw at a […]

  • Best Buy makes another bet on healthcare with Current Health acquisition

    Through a string of recent acquisitions, Best Buy has been building out its health business, with a focus on consumer technology and support for seniors. With its acquisition of Current Health, the company is making a bet that demand for remote patient monitoring will continue to increase. 

  • Best Buy Acquires Care-At-Home Platform Current Health – M&A

    What You Should Know: – Best Buy, today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Boston-based Current Health, an enterprise care-at-home technology platform that brings together remote patient monitoring, telehealth, and patient engagement into a single solution for healthcare organizations. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.  Founded in 2015, Current Health’s enterprise […]

  • Best Buy Acquires At-Home Care Tech Platform Current Health

    Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) has signed an agreement to acquire the home-focused technology platform Current Health in an effort “to help make home the center of health,” according to the company. Along with the likes of Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT), Best Buy has been one of the retail giants that has steadily […]

  • Elara Caring Names COO; Prospero Health Appoints C-Suite Executives

    Elara Caring hires chief operating officer Elara Caring has named Ananth Mohan its chief operating officer. “Ananth is joining Elara Caring at a time when his expertise is needed most,” Scott Powers, CEO of Elara Caring, said in a statement. “The addition of his strong health care operations background to our leadership team comes as […]

  • 81% of Health System Leaders Plan to Bump Up Their Investment in Remote Care Technology

    As the regulatory landscape continues to incentivize home-based care, health system leaders plan to beef up their investments in the space. Along these lines, 81% of decisionmakers intend to increase their investment in remote care technologies in the next 12 months. That’s according to a recent survey conducted by Current Health, a Boston-based company with […]

  • Current Health Joins Moving Health Home Coalition; FirstLight Partners with Dina

    Current Health joins Moving Health Home Boston-based Current Health, a company that offers a remote care management platform to help health care providers conduct home-based care, has joined the Moving Health Home (MHH) coalition. MHH was created in March to influence lawmakers and advocate for legislation favorable to all sorts of home-based care. Its member […]

  • #Healthin2Point00, Episode 201 | European Funding Deals – complete with accents!

    Today on Health in 2 Point 00, we’re back from our 200th episode celebration! In Episode 201, we have an all-European funding deals episode for you, and I even attempt to answer every story in an accent relevant to the company. First, French insurance company Alan raises €185 million. Scottish company Current Health raises $43 […]

  • Current Health nabs $43M to scale remote patient monitoring solution

    The company is planning to use the newly raised funds to scale its remote patient monitoring solution, which integrates data from wearables and patient-reported symptoms to give clinicians a virtual view into patients’ health at home. The company’s plans also include doubling its workforce this year.

  • Current Health Raises $43M: ‘We’re the Glue Enabling Safer Health Care at Home’

    Current Health — a remote patient monitoring platform that has increasingly turned its attention toward the home — has raised $43 million in Series B funding. The company announced the news on Thursday. Boston-based Current Health’s technology platform measures a patient’s vital signs in real time, allowing clinicians to provide enhanced virtual care for patients […]

  • Time and Goals Should Drive Your Post-COVID-19 Care Management Strategy

    Jessica Scruton, BSN, RN, CCM, VP of Clinical Transformation for Lightbeam Health Solutions COVID-19 forced many health systems to reassess and reconfigure their care management processes and staffing models so that clinicians could better manage more of their acute, complex, and otherwise healthy patients remotely to limit in-person care.  During this time, health systems likely […]

  • How Mount Sinai is using tech to support cancer patients amid the pandemic

    The New York City-based health system implemented Current Health’s remote patient monitoring solution to enhance its cancer care services. Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, cancer care has been severely delayed, and the health system aims to provide more consistent care to this patient group through the new solution.

  • To Combat COVID-19, Philips Launches Rapid Equipment Deployment Kits

    What You Should Know: – Philips today announced the launch of its Rapid Equipment Deployment Kits, which provide doctors with critical care patient monitoring solutions they can quickly implement in the ICU. The Rapid Equipment Deployment Kits use advanced patient monitoring technology to enable care teams to swiftly scale up critical care capabilities within just a […]

  • Open APIs in Healthcare: The Future of Data Integration Report

    What You Should Know: – The latest Chilmark Research report examines how data-oriented APIs are contributing to development and integration efforts across healthcare from the perspective of the developer. – Reeling from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and seeking more effective ways to implement new functionality, healthcare enterprises of all kinds are looking to […]

  • Current Health, Dexcom Partner to Deliver Continuous, Remote Glucose Monitoring

    What You Should Know: – Current Health has partnered with Dexcom to add continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) capabilities to its remote patient monitoring (RPM) platform – enhancing care and improving outcomes for diabetics. – Dexcom CGM data will transmit directly into the Current Health wearable and platform for review by the care management and clinical […]