House Calls Startup Raises $27 Million from Investors

A California-based startup specializing in on-demand physician house calls is looking to expand its health care services beyond the Golden State—with its sights set primarily on the millions of American seniors aging in place, the founder and CEO tells Home Health Care News. Los Angeles-based Heal, which recently raised $26.9 million in funding in a Series A […]

Philips, Cerner Launch New Home Care Tech to Reduce Readmissions

Three big names in health care technology are furthering their reach into home care by offering new products to capture, share, and analyze patient data from wearable devices and sensors. The offerings—one from Cerner Corp. (NASDAQ: CERN) and Qualcomm Life, Inc., (NASDAQ: QCOM) and the other from Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA)—are meant to […]

Qualcomm Taps Collaborators to Develop Next Gen of Health Care Tech

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), a global technology developer and investor, is tapping several health care industry players to collaborate on developing its next generation of tech solutions. The company, through its subsidiary Qualcomm Life, Inc., is collaborating with ResMed (NYSE: RMD), King’s Daughters Medical Center and CareCentrix to build upon its tech solutions powered by Qualcomm […]

Qualcomm Invests in India Home Health Company

A global venture investment group of a wireless technology company is investing an undisclosed amount in India’s growing provider of home health care. Qualcomm Incorporated, through its venture investment group, Qualcomm Ventures, has made an investment in India’s Portea Medical. Portea Medical has an 18-city network, and CEO and Co-Founder Meena Ganesh has said in […]

Tech Company Raises $11 Million to Further Develop Home Care Software

ClearCare, a home care tech company that provides paperless care management software, is raising $11 million to further develop its cloud-based services, reports Venture Beat. A software-as-a-service provider based in San Francisco, ClearCare offers a front- and back-office tech solution for private duty home care agencies. Utilizing both web and mobile platforms, ClearCare’s software enables […]

USA Today: Next Big Thing in Tech? Smart Homes for Seniors

Increasingly seen as a safety net for older parents and loved ones, electronic sensors and other home-based devices are giving peace of mind to families of the aging population, writes USA Today in a report this week.  This “technological wave of global significance” is providing solutions from medication management to safety and communication, and is […]