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Summary: New algorithm detects the source of an epileptic seizure and more reports

Summary: New algorithm detects the source of an epileptic seizure and more reports

IIT Delhi researchers develop algorithms that detect the source of epileptic seizures Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi have devised a novel algorithm that can locate the epileptogenic zone using a patient’s EEG data. In cases of drug-resistant epilepsies, neurosurgeons must first determine the exact origin and extent of structural abnormalities in […]

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Study: Use of Remote Medicare Patient Monitoring Increases During Pandemic

Study: Use of Remote Medicare Patient Monitoring Increases During Pandemic

Use of remote patient monitoring skyrocketed among Medicare beneficiaries during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a analysis published in JAMA Internal Medicine. The study reviewed traditional Medicare claims from January 1, 2018, through September 30, 2021, looking for remote patient monitoring (RPM) CPT codes. That included new codes. introduced in 2019 for monitoring general physiological […]

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Abridge raises $12.5 million for AI-backed medical scribe

Abridge raises $12.5 million for AI-backed medical scribe

AI-enabled medical documentation startup Abridge announced Thursday that it had secured $12.5 million in Series A-1 funding. The round was led by Wittington Ventures with participation from existing investors including Union Square Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Pillar Venture Capital and UPMC Enterprises. New investors Canadian computer scientist and AI expert Yoshua Bengio and Whistler Capital […]

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Indonesian digital derma startup Diri Care secures $4.3 million in seed funding

Indonesian digital derma startup Diri Care secures $4.3 million in seed funding

Diri Care, a Jakarta, Indonesia-based consumer health technology startup, has secured $4.3 million in a seed funding round led by East Ventures and Surge, a rapid expansion program for startups from Sequoia Capital India and Southeast Asia. WHAT ARE YOU DOING Diri Care, which translates to “self-care” in Bahasa, is a digital clinic for skin, […]

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Biofourmis lands another $20 million and more digital health funding

Biofourmis lands another $20 million and more digital health funding

AI-backed digital therapy and remote monitoring company Biofourmis added another $20 million to its Series D round, bringing its raise to $320 million. Funding for the extension comes from Intel Capital, the strategic investment arm of chipmaker Intel. The company first announced its Series D in April, which propelled Biofourmis to unicorn status at a […]

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Babylon reports Q2 revenue growth driven by value-based care sector

Babylon reports Q2 revenue growth driven by value-based care sector

Multinational digital health company Babylon reported second-quarter revenue of $265.4 million, compared to $57.5 million during the same period last year. The growth was primarily driven by an increase in value-based care (VBC) revenue, which increased 524% year-over-year to $244.1 million in the second quarter of 2022. Babylon was also able to reduce its cost […]

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Bodyport Receives FDA 510(k) for Connected Scale

Bodyport Receives FDA 510(k) for Connected Scale

Bodyport announced that it has received the green light from the FDA for its connected scale that remotely monitors patients with fluid management conditions, such as heart failure and kidney disease. The heart scale, which is designed for people over the age of 21 who weigh less than 397 pounds, can be used to track […]

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ResMed Acquires Digital Health Solution for Insomnia

ResMed Acquires Digital Health Solution for Insomnia

San Diego-based medical device company ResMed has announced the acquisition of mementor, a developer of consumer software that offers a digital solution for insomnia. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition of Leipzig, Germany-based mementor lays the foundation for ResMed to build its portfolio of digital sleep medicines in Germany, the company […]

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Survey: Nearly half report a virtual care visit in the past year

Survey: Nearly half report a virtual care visit in the past year

Nearly half of those surveyed said they had participated in at least one virtual medical appointment in the past year, and more are satisfied with their experiences, according to Deloitte. Survey of Connectivity and Mobile Trends 2022. The survey asked more than 2,000 US consumers about connected devices, virtual experiences, and how their use has […]

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Digital gastrointestinal care startup Salvo Health launches with $10.5M

Digital gastrointestinal care startup Salvo Health launches with $10.5M

Digital gastrointestinal care startup Salvo Health launched last week with $10.5 million in seed funding. The round was led by Threshold Ventures with participation from Torch Capital and Felicis Ventures. WHAT THEY DO The startup offers a virtual clinic aimed at people with chronic gut problems, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), celiac disease, gastroesophageal reflux […]

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