Just days after announcing it is pulling support for its flagship Scout diagnostic devices, crowd-funded startup Scanadu announced it has raised $6.5 million in a new round of funding in an SEC filing. The Scanadu Scout is a sensor-packed hand-held scanner which measures body temperature, respiratory rate, oximetry, ECG, systolic blood pressure and diastolic blood pressure […]
Kickstarted medical device startup Scanadu, which produces the Scout diagnostic tool, said it will drop support for the Scout devices beginning May 15 next year. The Scanadu Scout is a sensor-packed hand-held scanner which measures body temperature, respiratory rate, oximetry, ECG, systolic blood pressure and diastolic blood pressure with just 10 seconds of contact with […]
Healthcare startup Scanadu, based out of NASA’s Ames Research Center, touted a $10.5 million Series A funding round that precedes some big changes for the emerging company and its "tricorder" technology.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — A new study out of Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston suggests that transparency rules might have negative consequences for very sick heart patients.
The study evaluated the frequency of coronary stent implantation in 116,227 Bay State patients, finding that "outlier" hospitals – pegged for having higher-than-average death rates – were less likely to accept the sickest patients.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — French engineers at HAPILABS last week unveiled their HAPIfork technology at the CES International conference.
The fork is equipped with sensors that monitors a user’s eating pace, helping eaters slow down in efforts to reduce bad habits that may be tied to weight gain and digestive problems, Medgadget reported.