Proteus Digital Health quietly launches consumer-facing wearable for athletes From Mobil Health News

by Admin 10.29.2014

Proteus Digital Health, which offers medication adherence and wellness monitoring built around an ingestible sensor pill, has quietly launched a new, consumer-facing offering. Proteus Recovery, which now has a Twitter account, a trademark filing, and a section on Proteus’s website, is a biometrics monitoring patch for athletes to help them recover from a workout faster. “Proteus Recover is [...]

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Cycling, running app maker Strava raises $18.5 million From Mobil Health News

by Admin 10.29.2014

San Francisco, California-based running and cycling app maker Strava raised $18.5 million in a round led by Sequoia with participation from existing investors Sigma West and Madrone Capital Partners. This brings the company’s total funding to at least $34.6 million. Strava will use the funds to expand its service globally. “Strava is building tomorrow’s sporting network in the manner [...]

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Malpractice insurer turns to digital health to reduce claims From Mobil Health News

by Admin 10.29.2014

MIEC, an Oakland, California-based medical malpractice insurer, has teamed up with HealthLoop to turn the startup’s mobile and web-based communication platform toward a new use-case: decreasing the number of malpractice claims brought against a doctor or hospital. “It is well known that most litigation cases are not due to actual malpractice or ‘bad surgeons,’ but [...]

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Former Proteus VP’s stealthy startup, Mousera, raises $8.8M From Mobil Health News

by Admin 10.29.2014

San Mateo-based startup Mousera raised $8.8 million from undisclosed investors, according to a report from MedCity News. The company cryptically states on its website that it’s “accelerating medical advancement by bringing 21st century technology into living systems research”. Although the company hasn’t released investor names, former Pfizer CEO and Lux Capital Venture Partner Jeff Kindler was listed as [...]

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