Google Life Sciences graduates X Labs, partners with Sanofi, Joslin From Mobil Health News

by Admin 08.31.2015

Google Life Science’s recently-announced partnership with Dexcom (not to mention its contact lens project with Novartis) have already made it clear that diabetes is a focus for the company. Now the company is making that focus official in a new partnership with Sanofi and the Joslin Diabetes Center. “Today, we’re announcing a new partnership with Sanofi […]

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Home medical equipment rental company acquires caregiver comms app VerbalCare From Mobil Health News

by Admin 08.27.2015

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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Demand for wearable devices slowed substantially in first half of 2015 From Mobil Health News

by Admin 08.27.2015

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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