From telemedicine robots to toilet sensors, remote patient monitoring technology continues to win venture capital. These nine startups have landed funding in the past year.
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Healthsense develops technology aimed at keeping seniors living independently and safely in their homes. One of its remote monitoring products, eNeighbor, uses sensors on the patient and throughout the home to detect falls, wandering and missed medication. It also includes an emergency call pendant. Emergency call services have been around for a long time, but eNeighbor tries to bring sensor data into the mix.
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?