Acelity said today it tapped R. Eckert as its new prez & CEO, succeeding Joseph Woody who is stepping away from Acelity following the company’s divestiture of its LifeCell division earlier this year. Eckert previously served as CEO of health information tech company TriZetto Corp, and has led 5 other companies including CRC Health Group, Eclipsys […]
There’s an old saying that Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, except she did it backwards and in high heels. For Nancy Briefs, Deborah DiSanzo and Martha Shadan, that’s a reality they know all too well, having each made the journey from the entry-level ranks of the medtech industry to the corner office of […]
Over the course of her 30 year career in medtech, IBM Watson Health general manager Deborah DiSanzo has been a firsthand witness to the effects of gender imbalance within the industry. She started as a project manager for Apollo Computer, and after Apollo was bought by Hewlett-Packard, DiSanzo recalled there were plenty of women working beside her. “I […]
Digital health startup InfoBionic raised $8.2 million in a new round of equity financing, according to an SEC filing posted this week. InfoBionic produces the MoMe Kardia wireless remote cardiac monitoring system designed to aid in the diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmias. Money in the round came from 55 anonymous sources and the company is hoping to […]
Both BioTelemetry (NSDQ:BEAT) and digital health startup InfoBionic celebrated victory in their patent fight with each other over wireless cardiac monitoring technology. But the battle is far from over. Pennsylvania-based BioTelemetry disclosed that the Massachusetts District Court stopped InfoBionic from making, using, marketing or selling in the U.S., or importing into the country, any of its […]
Digital health startup InfoBionic said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its MoMe Kardia wireless cardiac remote monitoring system designed to aid in the diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmias. The next-generation MoMe Kardia is a 3-in-1 single piece device that acquires and stores ECG and motion data and transmits them through the company’s cloud-based MoMe […]
Digital health startup InfoBionic secured $17 million in Series B financing in support of its remote patient monitoring platform.
InfoBionic plans to use the funds to commercialize its MoMe monitoring platform, which utilizes cloud, smartphone and web services that connect with sensors worn by patients. The company’s current focus is on cardiac arrhythmias.