Archive for the Category ◊ Patient Monitoring ◊

• Friday, January 24th, 2014

Google’s clandestine ‘[X]’ laboratory offers new details on its glucose-sensing contact lens project, saying that it’s looking for “expert partners” to help get the technology to market. Google (NSDQ:GOOG) is hoping to forge some new partnerships to support its newly unveiled smart contact lens, which is laden with sensors and transmitters that aim to help diabetics monitor […]

• Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Zynex CEO Thomas Sandgaard downsizes the company’s board of directors as part of a larger strategy to restructure the company. Zynex (OTC:ZYXI) CEO Thomas Sandgaard has cleared the path to reshape the company after cutting its board in half. Sandgaard asked for the resignations of board members Mats Wahlstrom, Mary Beth Vitale, Kevin Smith and Taylor […]

• Friday, December 06th, 2013

Medtronic’s cardiac and vascular group president, Michael Coyle, questions CardioMEMS’ implantable heart monitor, citing Medtronic’s experience with its now-abandoned Chronicle monitor. The Champion implantable heart monitor made by CardioMEMS might not prove as cost-effective as a non-invasive approach, at least according to Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) cardiac and vascular group president Michael Coyle. Coyle, speaking at the 25th Annual […]

• Friday, December 06th, 2013

ResMed says it acquired Czech distributor Unimedis for an undisclosed amount. ResMed (NYSE:RMD) said it bought out Czech medtech distributor Unimedis for an undisclosed amount. Prague-based Unimedis specializes in sleep-disordered breathing and respiratory care devices in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Unimedis co-founder Ondrej Kalas will stay on as the country manager for ResMed, according to […]

• Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Hillsborough County isn’t yet ready to close the books on a happy and hectic year of job announcements. Covidien, a $10 billion health care company based in Massachusetts, said it is opening a medical device manufacturing facility in Hillsborough, creating up to 165 new jobs. Under the project detailed Thursday, Covidien pledged an $18 million […]

• Thursday, November 14th, 2013

WEST BEND, Wis., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Digital health and remote monitoring pioneer GrandCare Systems, today announced the appointment of Daniel Maynard as GrandCare’s Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Maynard brings more than 25 years of industry experience to his new role having previously served as CEO and President of Connecture. Maynard replaces founder Charles Hillman, who has served as […]

• Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Sensible Medical Innovations Ltd., which has developed a non-invasive thoracic fluid status monitor, has closed a financing round led by Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX). Sources inform ”Globes” that the company raised $20 million. The company declined to confirm the amount. The company will use the proceeds to obtain additional clinical data and commercialize the […]

• Friday, October 25th, 2013

Zynex, Inc. (OTCQB: ZYXI), a provider and developer of non-invasive medical devices for electrotherapy and stroke rehabilitation, neurological diagnosis and cardiac monitoring, announced today that China’s State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) has granted clearance to market its NeuroMove stroke recovery device.The NeuroMove device increases the functionality of many stroke victims by teaching the healthy parts […]

• Monday, October 14th, 2013

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Sotera Wireless, Inc. today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the Company’s patented continuous non-invasive blood pressure (cNIBP) technology, a new feature of the ViSi Mobile wireless patient monitoring system. For the first time clinicians can continuously monitor all patient vital signs, including beat-to-beat blood pressure, without the use […]

• Tuesday, October 08th, 2013

A federal judge tosses a whistleblowers’ False Claims Act lawsuit filed against Masimo by 3 former sales reps, saying they failed to produce any evidence of fraud by the patient monitoring company. Masimo (NSDQ:MASI) won the dismissal of a whistleblowers’ False Claims Act lawsuit after a federal judge found that the plaintiffs, a trio of former […]