Is AI the future of healthcare?

Louise Flintoft associate director at Onyx Health considers the role of artificial intelligence in healthcare going forward, following a report from Health Education England that found 56 new technologies are scheduled for large-scale deployment in the NHS next year. Artificial intelligence (AI) has experienced a post-pandemic boom. But what does this mean for its future … Read more

iXensor receives investment from Rohto for digital health platform expansion

iXensor announced that Rohto Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, a multinational pharmaceutical corporation in Japan, has become its strategic partner and shareholder, to expand its mobile health business globally and accelerate its PixoTech licensing platform. Building on this strategic partnership, Rohto Pharmaceutical will deploy iXensor’s patented PixoTech technology to digitize its new products through a separate technology … Read more

Ultrahuman acquires consumer-focused wearable company LazyCo

Ultrahuman, a metabolic fitness platform, has announced the acquisition of consumer-focused wearable company LazyCo famed for creating the Aina ring wearable. LazyCo will integrate with Ultrahuman’s global in-house hardware development team as they seek opportunities to enhance the user experience and help improve global metabolic health standards. Ultrahuman will leverage the LazyCo team’s expertise to … Read more

The role of medical devices in a 21st century social care system

Gary Steen, chief technology officer at Tunstall Healthcare, discusses the significant role of medical device technology in the future of the care sector, and how it promotes high quality care delivery in a range of care settings. The adult social care sector contributes an estimated £ 41.2 billion per year to the economy in England. … Read more

Bringing innovations closer to home

Juliet Bauer, SVP and UK managing director of Livi, explains how the company has gained traction in the UK with its digital health solutions. First, give us a sense of where it all began with Livi? Our mission is to build better, more accessible healthcare for patients, and to equip GP practices and other healthcare … Read more

GripAble raises $ 11m in Series A funding round

GripAble, a London-based digital health start-up delivering rehabilitation programs to people with neurological and musculoskeletal conditions, has successfully closed an $ 11 million Series A funding round. The new funding, led by IP Group, with equal investment from Parkwalk Advisors, will enable GripAble to expand its data platform and therapy services, with a particular focus … Read more

Thyng introduces MedMirror virtual body tracking technology

Thyng LLC announces the launch of MedMirror, a freestanding display that uses advanced 3D body tracking to create a patient experience and enhances the digital care journey. These interactive experiences help educate and create positive healthcare outcomes for patients of all ages. MedMirror is an experience that creates a category of Medical Visualization – one … Read more

Start-up behind breastfeeding support app raises £ 1m

Femtech start-up, LatchAid, has raised £ 1 million to grow its breastfeeding and early parenthood support app, teaching new mums practical skills and helping them fight loneliness, postnatal depression, and physical pain. LatchAid is an app that uses cutting-edge interactive technology and 3D avatars to help expectant and new mothers intuitively learn breastfeeding skills. The … Read more

GripAble partners with Medline to accelerate North America distribution

GripAble, a UK technology company digitizing upper limb rehabilitation from hospital to home, has partnered with medical equipment distributor Medline to accelerate its expansion into North America. GripAble has created a digital assessment and training platform supporting individuals undergoing rehabilitation for both neurological and musculoskeletal conditions. With a focus on hand and arm function, rehabilitation … Read more

DexCom to launch new glucose monitoring system in May

DexCom, a real-time continuous glucose monitoring specialist for people with diabetes, will launch the new Dexcom ONE Continuous Glucose Monitoring System in the United Kingdom this May. The Dexcom ONE system is a real-time CGM (rt-CGM) that will be more affordable and accessible for people with diabetes in the UK. Dexcom ONE is currently under … Read more