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LifeWatch Corp.

Division of BioTelemetry Inc.

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US Patient Monitoring Devices Market Forecast To Grow $500 Million By 2019 Despite Pricing Pressures, Spending Slowdown

Despite slowdowns in capital equipment spending and strong pricing pressures, the US patient monitoring device market will grow by over $500 million between 2014 and 2019, reaching more than $2.5 billion by 2019 – a CAGR of almost 5%. Several factors are driving growth in this market, including the need for seamless solutions that can provide monitoring from hospital to home, and the growing adoption of portable and wearable technologies.

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AliveCor Shows Off Apple Watch EKG Play, Launches Upgrades

The mobile electrocardiogram innovator hopes to expand its system beyond smartphones to the Apple Watch with a new EKG on a wrist band that is under review by FDA. AliveCor also launched new capabilities for its current system, including voice recording to provide more clinical context for mobile heart readouts.

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“Smart Healthcare” Initiatives Underscore Mobile Health Push In China

Mobile health implementation is expected to roll out in large hospitals in China, fundamentally changing how patients, service providers and suppliers interact.

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St. Jude Joins with iRhythm in Wireless Cardiac Monitoring

iRhythm Technologies, which has been quietly working on a new platform in arrhythmia monitoring since 2006, came forward with much éclat at the 2010 Heart Rhythm Society Meeting in May. There the company made a two-part announcement: the signing of a co-marketing agreement with St. Jude Medical Inc. and a $10 million Series B round led by St. Jude, with the participation of existing investors Mohr Davidow Ventures, Synergy Life Science Partners, and two additional undisclosed investors. The co-marketing agreement provides validation for the young company operating in a new field, and for its established big partner, a way to use a new diagnostic technology to assure more efficient use of its therapeutic equipment by the health care system.
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Medical Devices
    • Monitoring Equipment & Devices
  • Services
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Cardiovascular
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • BioTelemetry Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Contact Info
  • LifeWatch Corp.
    Phone: (847) 720-2100
    A Abbott Ct.
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089