Google Ventures Invests Heavily in Health Tech

Google Ventures Invests Heavily in Health Tech

Health Tech companies of all sorts and sizes are sprouting up on the financial landscape like mushrooms after a summer rain. But instead of water, the factor that makes this growth possible is money. Venture capital firms are pouring cash into Health Tech at an...
Wearable Clothing to Help Epilepsy Patients

Wearable Clothing to Help Epilepsy Patients

Under the best of conditions, it can be difficult to come up with an accurate diagnosis. When you’re dealing with a chronic condition that manifests itself as random episodes, catching one of those events can be the key to identifying the cause. For the 50...
Study Shows Hospital to Cut Costs with Wearables

Study Shows Hospital to Cut Costs with Wearables

The market analysis firm TechNavio has published a new report on the¬†Global LBS Market in Healthcare Industry 2015-2019. LBS stands for “location-based services” and its use is growing rapidly in the healthcare field. According to the report, these...

Glucose Tracking Software Adds Fitness Data

Glooko is a company that made a name for itself by developing a universal cable to connect glucose meters to smartphones, to help diabetes patients record, track, and share their blood test results. Last month, the company announced that its software now will also...
Philips Tackles COPD with Wearable Prototype

Philips Tackles COPD with Wearable Prototype

Two facts sum up much of the interest in wearable Health Tech devices and services. The first is that chronic conditions are responsible for a major share of healthcare costs and deaths every year. The second is the hope that more data about individuals and the...