Global Kinetics’ Personal KinetiGraph (PKG), a wearable device for Parkinson’s disease patients, provided more information about symptoms than a routine clinic visit, a recent study found. The device, which monitors, quantifies and reports Parkinson’s movement symptoms, generated new data that was significant enough to change the medical management of one-third of study participants, according to […]
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Funding Roundup A clutch of medical device companies raised cash to fund their operations, includingAscentX Medical, Avenda Health, Global Kinetics, Nephros, OrthoSensor and Swiss Advanced Vision. Here’s a look at them, their technologies and how much they drummed up. Next >>
Global Kinetics Corp said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its next-gen wrist-worn personal kinetigraph system. The device is designed to record movement symptoms of Parkinson’s and provides medication reminders and aid in making assessments about response to medication, the Melbourne, Australia-based company said. “Our new second generation PKG represents the most recent milestone in […]
Interventional Spine said it has tagged ex-ConMed executive and 25-year medical veteran Joseph Darling as its new vice president and COO. Darling spent 7 years with ConMed, serving as the COO, executive veep and prez of ConMed Linvatec until February this year. Before his time at ConMed, Darling worked with Smith & Nephew, Wyeth-Ayerst Pharmaceuticals, Baxter […]
FDA medtech regulators put the stamp of approval on Global Kinetic Corp.’s Personal KinetiGraph, a wearable device designed to help physicians diagnose symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and other movement-based disorders.