Dexcom (NSDQ:DXCM) announced today that it received FDA clearance for its Dexcom Partner Web application programming interfaces (APIs). The San Diego–based company’s Dexcom Partner Web APIs enable invited third-party developers to integrate real-time continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) data into their digital health apps and devices. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business […]
HeartFlow today said that it will go public by merging with a SPAC called Longview Acquisition Corp. The merger is valued at $2.4 billion plus an estimated $400 million in cash after closing. The transaction is expected to deliver up to $599 million of gross proceeds to HeartFlow to accelerate the growth of its noninvasive, […]
Cloud-based insulin management software developer Glytec announced today that it appointed Dr. Jordan Messler as chief medical officer. Messler’s responsibilities as the company’s CMO include spearheading continuous improvement initiatives for Glytec’s clinical strategy and product development. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
Augmedics announced that it appointed Rick Anderson as executive chairman of its board and Bradley Paddock as the board’s independent director. Chicago-based Augmedics said yesterday in a news release that Anderson joined the board in March upon the closing of Augmedics’ oversubscribed $36 million Series C financing round. Paddock then joined in May and both […]
Global investment firm Francisco Partners announced today that it has agreed to acquire Abbott’s STARLIMS informatics product suite for an undisclosed amount. Companies in the life sciences, pharma and biotech, chemical and refining, food and beverage, manufacturing, environmental, public health and forensics sectors have used the STARLIMS suite of products for more than 35 years. […]
Explorer Surgical announced today that will expand its cloud-based digital platform into the robotic surgery space. As a result of the foray into surgical robotics, medical robotics companies will now be able to leverage the Explorer Live digital platform and procedural playbook, video capabilities and data collection offerings to improve workflow and performance. Get the […]
DarioHealth (NSDQ:DRIO) recently presented data supporting its artificial intelligence (AI)-powered diabetes management platform. New York-based Dario’s research examined users who were given access to a new product experience designed to drive better health habits and behaviors through its AI-driven personalization engine. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
EchoNous announced that it raised $60 million to launch its flagship AI-guided Kosmos ultrasound device. Redmond, Wash.-based EchoNous received the investment from Kennedy Lewis Investment Management, with the funding combining senior secured debt and equity to build on the support of KKR, EchoNous’ principal investor since 2015, according to a news release. The company said […]
Viz.ai announced today that it received CE mark approval for its flagship Viz LVO AI-based stroke care software platform. San Francisco–based Viz.ai developed Viz LVO to use AI to automatically detect suspected large vessel occlusion (LVO) strokes on computed tomography angiography (CTA) imaging. Once the platform detects stroke, it directly alerts on-call stroke specialists about […]
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) today announced that it has initiated the Define AFib app-based research study.— a first of its kind for the company. The medtech giant will conduct the atrial fibrillation (AFib) study remotely using data collected from its Linq family of insertable cardiac monitors (ICM) on its Medtronic Discovery App. The goal is to address questions […]
Asensus Surgical (NYSE:ASXC) announced today that a Swiss hospital initiated a program with the Senhance robotic surgical system. Inselspital, University Hospital Bern, Switzerland initiated its Senhance surgical system program, marking the second of two new agreements with two European hospitals in 2021, according to a news release. The university’s department of visceral surgery is implementing […]