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Project seeks to map activity of seniors

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Project seeks to map activity of seniors

January 28, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

COLUMBIA, Mo. – A new project puts eyes in the homes of seniors living in rural areas to see what is happening in real time, says Rachel Proffitt of the University of Missouri and principal investigator.  “This is one of the first times putting (such monitoring) into the home and pushing it into the rural areas,” said Proffitt, an assistant professor in the MU School of Health Professions. “Everybody talks about precision health care and doing genetic sequencing and...

Aging in Place, Remote monitoring


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NHIA partner Eitan Medical: Remote monitoring is future of home infusion

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NHIA partner Eitan Medical: Remote monitoring is future of home infusion

December 29, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

The National Home Infusion Association recently welcomed Eitan Medical to its Future of Infusion Advisory Council, giving the small, global manufacturer of the Sapphire Infusion Pump and other products a window into what home infusion providers are facing.  “We want to listen and we want to hear what the providers are seeing, and we want collaborate with them and our peers,” said Ben Noonan, general manager, North America at Eitan Medical. “We want to be with NHIA to understand...

Eitan Medical, National Home Infusion Association, Remote monitoring


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Hart Medical ahead of curve with TeleHart

March 29, 2021Tracy Orzel

GRAND BLANC, Mich. – While many businesses were left scrambling to develop safe business practices this time last year, Hart Medical Equipment was already rolling out its own secure telehealth platform, TeleHart. The company began developing the platform, which educates customers remotely on CPAP/BiPAP, oxygen, glucometers, and nebulizers, in the fourth quarter of 2019 and launched it in March 2020. “As an industry innovator, Hart utilizes a host of technologies,” said Stef...

Hart Medical Equipment, Home Medical Equipment, Remote monitoring, Stef Tasca, TeleHart


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Glooko raises $30M to accelerate growth

March 17, 2021HME News Staff

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Glooko, a provider of remote patient monitoring and chronic care management solutions including diabetes and obesity, has raised a $30 million Series D round of funding.   The company will use proceeds from the funding to accelerate organic growth and strategic initiatives across its product line of digital health solutions, including increasing adoption of is remote patient monitoring platform, widening commercialization of products...

Diabetes, Glooko, Remote monitoring


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Itamar Medical ‘jump starts’ RPM initiatives with Spry Health acquisition 

January 14, 2021HME News Staff

CAESAREA, Israel – Digital health company Itamar Medical plans to buy San Francisco-based Spry Health, which makes a wrist-based remote monitoring solution.  Spry’s Loop System, a watch-like, home-based device, uses sensing technologies and algorithms that contextualize real-time, continuous physiologic data to flag signs of patient deterioration using bio-markers such as SpO2, respiration rate and heart rate. These three signals, combined...

Itamar Medical, Remote monitoring, Spry Health


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Providers see remote monitoring in new light

October 16, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - Remote monitoring technology may be commonplace for home sleep therapy but it's also becoming more common for other therapies and for other uses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent HME Newspoll. Right behind CPAP devices in its use: ventilators and, increasingly, oxygen concentrators, respondents say. “We use remote monitoring for all PAP therapy and ventilators (if they have the capabilities),” wrote Sean Denning of Corner Home Medical in Minnesota,...

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On the Editor's Desk

The T word

October 12, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

It wasn't intentional, but nearly every session at the virtual HME News Business Summit in September stressed the importance of providers leveraging technology to not only improve care but also make their businesses more efficient and profitable. Sure, technology creeps up at the Summit every year and it's often the focus of a session or two, but never has it so dominated our entire event. There were sessions at the Summit that I knew would focus on technology, like the keynote by Dr. Jacob Warren...

e-prescribing, HME News Business Summit, Remote monitoring, Telehealth


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Also Noted

Masimo sues Apple

September 18, 2020HME News Staff

IRVINE, Calif. - Masimo has filed a legal complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California claiming Apple infringes on 10 of its patents with its Apple Watch, according to news reports. The complaint charges Apple with stealing trade secrets by hiring key personnel from Masimo, including Michael O'Reilly, its former chief medical officer and executive vice president for medical affairs. Masimo claims the Apple Watch, including the Series 4 and 5 models, uses technology...

Apple, Masimo, Oxygen, Remote monitoring


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Clinicians see pros, cons to telehealth

June 12, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - Two clinicians provided a realistic view of what telehealth looks like in practice during a recent webcast sponsored by NCART, NRRTS, U.S. Rehab and The Clinician Task Force.For Jennifer Lewis, telehealth has come in handy for deliveries, but she hasn't used the technology for evaluations, primarily due to insurance restrictions. Lewis, PT, DPT, ATP, of Tidelands Health Rehabilitation Services in Myrtle Beach, S.C, works with children with developmental disabilities. Since April,...

NCART, NRRTS, Remote monitoring, The Clinician Task Force, U.S. Rehab


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DarioHealth signs initial RPM contracts

June 11, 2020HME News Staff

NEW YORK - DarioHealth has signed its first two remote patient monitoring contracts. Dario's RPM product integrates the company's existing open platform, application technology and the DarioEngage coaching platform to offer physicians, health systems and large provider groups a turnkey solution to leverage the recently approved remote patient monitoring codes. “We are very pleased to have entered into our first two RPM contracts within a couple of months of launching into this entirely new...

DarioHealth, Diabetes, Remote monitoring


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