What Will be the Healthcare Tech Trends for 2021? The New Tools to Check Out

2020 was surely a year of innovation, boasting everything from robots to home-based care models, and this innovative trend is bound to continue. Healthcare delivery has changed dramatically due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in unprecedented and even permanent ways. The urgent needs created from the novel virus were addressed by strong, technologically-driven responses, something that […]

Data Use and API Requirements involved in the European Commission’s approval of Google’s Fitbit acquisition

The regulator has set a list of requirements for the tech companies that must be followed for at least a decade. The $2.1 billion purchase of the health-wearable-maker Fitbit, by Google, has finally been officially signed off on by the European Commission, after many months of regulatory investigation. However, to actually go ahead with the […]

Philips acquires BioTelemetry, Inc. – Becoming a Global Leader in Patient Care Management Solutions, Both in the Hospital and the Home

A definite merger agreement has been announced between BioTelemetry, Inc. (NASDAQ:BEAT) and Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA). Royal Philips is a global leader in health technology and BioTelemetry is a leading provider of remote cardiac diagnostics and monitoring based in the U.S. In accordance to the merger agreement, Royal Philips has offered to acquire […]