CardioNet

By Heather Mack August 30, 2016
Ride-sharing company Lyft has partnered with GreatCall, which makes connected health and safety solutions for the aging population to offer a new transportation program. The GreatCall Rides program will provide GreatCall customers with access to Lyft without an app by leveraging GreatCall’s personal operator services. (Customers just have to dial “0” on their Jitterbug phones). The initial pilot...
By MobiHealthNews August 26, 2016
In 2012, MobiHealthNews ran an article — contributed by patent lawyer Orion Armon of Cooley LLP — asking the question “Is mobile health about to enter a patent thicket?” Armon had noticed a stark rise in the number of patents being issued in the mobile health space. He predicted that this would likely lead to an increase in mobile health patent litigation. Four years later, we haven’t seen nearly...
By Brian Dolan May 20, 2014
Medical device giant Medtronic is in the final stages of acquiring peel-and-stick medical sensor company Corventis for north of $150 million, MobiHealthNews has learned. While neither company has publicly commented on the deal, it is expected to be officially announced some time in the next few weeks. (Update: I've heard conflicting reports from sources on the price of the deal since publishing...
By Brian Dolan February 3, 2014
AARP seeks health startups for LivePitch event in Boston: AARP is hosting an event in Boston in May that will include an Innovation@50+ LivePitch session for digital health startups focused on the "50 and over" population. The event is looking for both very early stage startups in the "concept phase" as well as those that are a bit further along and have raised money but not more than $5 million...
By Brian Dolan December 28, 2012
PatientSafe Solutions, formerly known as IntelliDot, raised $13.3 million in venture funding, according to a regulatory filing from earlier this month. According to the document the company is looking to raise about $12 million more, or about $25 million in total. In February 2012 the company launched the latest version of its PatientTouch offering, which is an iPod touch-based mobile clinical...
By Brian Dolan November 29, 2012
This week Conshohocken, PA-based wireless cardiac monitoring company CardioNet announced the launch of an iPad app, called CardioNet Access. The app is for physicians who prescribe the company's mobile cardiac outpatient telemetry (MCOT) system, which helps doctors diagnose and monitor cardiac arrhythmias. The CardioNet Access app offers its physician users "easier accessibility to their patient...
By Jonah Comstock November 20, 2012
The MCOTos, released earlier this year. CardioNet, one of the oldest companies in the mobile cardiac arrhythmia monitoring space, announced the launch of a new product last week, the wEvent wireless event monitor. "This new wireless device provides physicians a much improved replacement to their traditional event monitor," CEO Joseph Capper said in a statement. "The wEvent, unlike existing event...
By MHN Staff October 23, 2012
By Orion Armon, IP Litigation practice group, Cooley LLP Until now, the mHealth industry has experienced relatively few patent infringement conflicts, and little or no litigation instituted by non-practicing entities. But these trends may be disrupted within the next few years.  Companies in the medical device, computer, networking, and communications industries are all patenting in the mHealth...
By Brian Dolan August 15, 2012
Waltham, Massachusetts-based Alere acquired wireless remote patient monitoring company MedApps last month for an undisclosed sum, MobiHealthNews has learned. MedApps CEO Kent Dicks confirmed the news in an email to MobiHealthNews this afternoon. MedApps offers a suite of home health devices, including the HealthPAL, a small, portable, dedicated device that the company used to collect data from...
By Brian Dolan February 13, 2012
Mobile cardiac outpatient telemetry services provider CardioNet announced last week the acquisition of ECG Scanning & Medical Services, a cardiac monitoring provider, for $5.8 million in cash. The deal price could include an additional $600,000 cash earn out if certain performance milestones are met. "We are excited to join forces with ECG Scanning. ECG Scanning is a respected cardiac...