Stoughton, Massachusetts-based Medical Specialties Distributors (MSD), which is a distributor and rental service for home care medical equipment, has acquired Verbal Applications, also known as VerbalCare, which has developed apps that allows care teams to communicate better with their patients. Verbal Applications will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of MSD. “The VerbalCare platform serves as bridge between patients […]

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The demand for wearable devices, which include fitness bands, smartwatches, smart glasses, and other sensor-enabled devices, has decreased after reaching a high point in January, according to an Argus Insights report compiled from approximately 328,000 consumer reviews since January 2014. Argus explained that over the last 18 months, the wearable market has grown significantly. Demand was […]

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Sweden’s Diabetes Tools acquires direct-to-consumer kids app, DiabetesGuru From Mobil Health News

by Admin 08.27.2015

Sweden-based company Diabetes Tools, which has developed a mobile, clinical diabetes management service, called TriabetesClinic, has acquired a consumer-facing diabetes tracking app for children, called DiabetesGuru, from its developer, Shore Innovation. Diabetes Tools will own the rights to DiabetesGuru as well as the rights to its other marketing and brand assets. Over the next few months, DiabetesGuru software […]

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Telemedicine enters the 2016 US presidential primaries From Mobil Health News

by Admin 08.27.2015

During a campaign stop in Iowa this week, former State Department Secretary Hillary Clinton touted the importance of telemedicine, Politico reported this morning. The entire speech is available from Clinton’s campaign, but here’s the relevant passage: “And we also need to do better on health care. Decades ago, I led a commission on rural health in […]

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