Medical Devices, hIOT and Sensors
Smart Medical Devices and Sensors
- Apple devices etc. pushing the boundary - consumer becoming medical-worthy
Health Monitoring in ER, ICU, In-hospital
ICU, Vitals monitoring
Sepsis Diagnostics - major expense, loss of lives - EKG can detect 8 hours earliers
- The likelihood of survival rises 7% per hour earlier detected.
- Kamaleswaran, et al Applying AI to ID Physiomarkers predicting Severe Sepsis in PICU
Companies in this category use AI-driven software to collect and analyze data from wearables, sensors or FDA-approved home devices. While some startups are only providing the software analytics layer, others are developing their own sensors as well.
Biofourmis - developing an AI analytics engine that pulls data from FDA-approved home monitoring devices and predicts health outcomes for patients. $42m VC
ContinUse Biometrics - developing non-invasive sensor platform for tracking biological vitals, particularly for patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease. $28m, Tel Aviv, Israel.