AliveCor said today that it landed $30 million in a series D funding round and that it released its artificial intelligence-enabled Kardia Pro platform in the U.S. The company’s platform enables doctors to remotely monitor their patients for early signs of atrial fibrillation, a common cardiac arrhythmia. “Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death […]
Wearable devices aren’t going anywhere anytime soon in the world of medtech. The Wearable Technology Show 2017 is taking place March 7 and March 8 at the Excel in London, offering a chance to check out some of the latest wearable devices. Digital health technology, smart textiles and sensors, and augmented reality are just some of the […]
AliveCor today said that its Kardia Mobile health monitoring app will now integrate weight and physical activity readings, lifting the number of vital stats the application monitors to 5. The application now monitors blood pressure, heart rhythm, resting heart rate, weight and physical activity, the company said, touting them as “5 of the most important factors for […]
AliveCor said today it is partnering with Omron Healthcare to integrate data from its Bluetooth-enabled home blood pressure devices into AliveCor’s ECG Kardia mobile application. The Mountain View, Calif.-based company said the integration marks the 1st consumer-ready, clinically validated electrocardiogram and blood pressure monitor application which provides heart health information and proactive monitoring. “Giving patients the ability […]
AdvaMed taps Cohera CEO Daly for Accel chairmanship AdvaMed said it tapped Patrick Daly, president & CEO of Cohera Medical, to be the new chairman of its AdvaMed Accel division for smaller medical device companies. Daly, who’s been on the board at Accel since 2012 and on the AdvaMed board since 2014, replaces CVRx president […]
AliveCor said today it is premiering the Kardia Band EKG-equipped band for Apple‘s (NSDQ:AAPL) Apple Watch, designed to provide diagnostic-grade electrocardiogram readings through a smartphone-connected app, as well as a significant update to the company’s existing EKG-monitoring app. The Kardia Band is a thin wrist band designed specifically for the Apple watch that returns single-lead EKG […]
AliveCor said yesterday it tagged former Google (NSDQ:GOOG) social senior veep Vic Gundotra as its new CEO, replacing current interim CEO Euan Thomson. Gundotra served as senior veep at Google from 2011 to 2014, after joining as a veep in 2007. Gundotra was responsible for Google’s social networking and identity services, and is credited as […]
AliveCor said the FDA approved 2 new algorithms for its eponymous heart monitoring app, which is designed to detect abnormal heart rhythms using a single-channel electrocardiogram.
January 23, 2015 by Brad Perriello
AliveCor hit a major turning point for its smartphone-based ECG technology with FDA clearance for a new algorithm that helps patients diagnose their own heart rhythms.