San Francisco-based AliveCor has received FDA clearance for two new algorithms for its smartphone-connected ECG: one that detects normality and one that detects interference. These follow up on AliveCor’s atrial fibrillation detection algorithm that received clearance last fall. The Normal Detector assures patients that their ECG is free of abnormalities. If any abnormality is detected, it […]

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Jawbone, maker of the Jawbone UP activity tracker, has launched an online marketplace for some of the apps and devices that connect to the company’s UP tracker. None of the devices require an UP for use, however. At launch the marketplace is selling six devices and five apps. “Members of the UP community are currently able […]

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Employer clinic company Crossover Health raises $15M for digital health-enabled care From Mobil Health News

by Admin 01.28.2015

Aliso Viejo, California-based healthcare provider Crossover Health raised $15 million from Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) to enhance its patient-facing tools, which include an iPhone app, and create a population health analytics offering. Crossover focuses on providing on-site care to large employers. The company’s patient-facing app, called Crossover One, allows patients to communicate with their physician and extended [...]

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Dexcom talks smartwatches, decision support on investor call From Mobil Health News

by Admin 01.28.2015

In a call to investors days after its app won FDA approval, Dexcom CEO Kevin Sayer shared some of the company’s follow-up plans for its new smartphone-connected continuous glucose monitor, including Android and smartwatch apps and apps that will run some analytics on the CGM data. Dexcom received the FDA approval just 120 days after filing, much [...]

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