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G Medical raises 20 million

G Medical Innovations Raises $20.5 Million to Grow its US and International Sales Force

G Medical Innovations, a Cayman Islands-based company that makes real-time vital signs monitoring tools, raised $20.5 million in investments over the course of three years from Luxembourg-based investment group GEM Global. The company said it will use the money to grow its sales force in the US and worldwide, reports MobiHealthNews. “This is the funding […]
Apple patent smart clothes

Apple’s Patent Suggests Health Tracking via Smart Clothes

A patent filed by Apple suggests the tech giant is investigating integrate health monitoring technology into clothing. Last year Apple filed a patent for a stretchable fabric band that could include sensors to measure blood pressure, blood sugar, ECG and respiration rate. Additional fitness-orientated measurements may include activity and step count. Read more Apple Files […]
Disc pump ambulatory blood pressure

Disc Pump Could Revolutionize Ambulatory Blood Pressure Measurements

Disc pump micropump manufacturer TTP Ventus has started working on a project to use disc pump in ambulatory blood pressure systems. The tiny, quiet and highly efficient disc pump could change the way ambulatory blood pressure is measured, claims TTP Ventus, who’s a former exhibitor of the WT | Wearable Technologies Show at MEDICA. Micropumps […]
Uncontrolled high blood pressure

Deaths from Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure Slowing the Progress in Fight Against Heart Disease

An Increases in deaths due to uncontrolled high blood pressure is slowing the progress in the fight against heart disease, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, reports NBC News. While there’s been an overall decrease from deaths from heart disease in the last 20 years, the rate […]
Microsoft patents sensor for health wearables

Microsoft Patents Multidimensional Heart Rate Sensor that Delivers Accurate Data on Wearables

It seems like Microsoft is trying to get back in the health wearable space after abandoning the Microsoft Band in 2016. Neowin reports on a new patent filing by Microsoft, which says the tech giant has filed a patent for a multidimensional optical sensor which could detect heart rate, pulse wave velocity, blood and tissue […]
Caretaker ETCO2

Caretaker Medical Adds Carbon Dioxide Monitoring to its Wireless Patient Monitoring Platform

Caretaker Medical, a Charlottesville, Virginia based wireless medical device company that develops innovative, wireless patient monitoring solutions, announced the addition of wireless ETCO2 (End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide) monitoring to its Caretaker® Finger-Cuff Patient Monitoring Platform that continuously and non-invasively monitors blood pressure and vital signs. The new feature has been integrated using the CMI Health PC900B […]