Healthcare app pioneer mhealth has partnered with the University Hospital of Southampton to create myOp, a high-potential app that aims to halve post-surgical complication rates and improve recovery times for even the most at-risk patients before surgery. Up to 30% of patients experience complications after surgery, leading to an overall increase in healthcare costs, hospital […]
Thymia raises $1.1m for video game-inspired tool to assess and track depression
Thymia has raised a £780k/$1.1m pre-seed round to scale its platform to assess for and monitor depression. The Thymia technology removes the subjectivity from mental health assessments: instead of answering questionnaires, patients play specially designed video games which use cutting-edge Neuropsychology, Linguistics and Machine Learning to detect signs of depression, as well as monitor whether […]
Hephaï files patent that improves inhaler use
Earlier this month, Paris-based Hephaï filed a patent application covering the software technology used in its digital educational tool, which was designed to optimise inhaler use. The patent – the first filed by Hephaï – aims to protect its digital platform, designed to assist patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in gaining […]
Deep learning CT scanners deployed at Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh to revolutionise support for radiographers and radiologists
Canon Medical has recently deployed two AI-enabled CT scanners at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, a leading teaching hospital, to optimise a wide range of clinical procedures. Using deep learning reconstruction technology, the tools are powered by an advanced intelligent Clear-IQ Engine (AiCE) to deliver high-quality medical imaging in record time, addressing the time-to-patient demand […]
Highlights: Caresyntax raises €83 million for surgical AI tool, InterSystems partners with Cognetivity and other latest news.
CARESYNTAX raises €83 million in a Series C funding round for the development of its AI-based surgical tool. German healthtech company Caresyntax has raised €82.8 million in a Series C funding round. This latest round, led by PFM Health Sciences LP, Optum Ventures, Intel Capital and Lauxera Capital Partners, is one of the largest ever […]
Signia launches Active Pro range to combat hearing aid stigma
Earlier this month, leading hearing aid company Signia announced the launch of its new Active Pro range. This groundbreaking new hearing aid combines innovative technology with discretion and design. The vision of the new range is to combat the stigma of hearing aids and provide people with hearing loss with a stylish and practical solution. […]
Swiss startup Spiden secures €14.85 million in its latest funding round for the development of its optical technology-based blood diagnostic platform.
Spiden, a visionary in healthtech, has developed a technology platform powered by light and AI to analyse blood, urine and other bodily fluids for the first time in a non-destructive manner and in real time. Its latest round of funding was led by Ornament Health, a developer of digital health apps, followed by Geberit, a […]
Halma acquires PeriGen to position itself in the perinatal and prenatal health space
Earlier this month, UK-based Halma announced the acquisition of AI company PeriGen for €48 million. PeriGen will continue to focus on a clinical decision support tool for perinatal care. This tool has been designed to help clinicians interpret complex data. It allows for central monitoring and patient census, as well as bedside monitoring. Founded in […]