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Health tech startup says wearables for the elderly reduce hospitalizations, increase doctors’ revenue

May 5, 2020
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Originally published via San Francisco Business Times. Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, going to the doctor’s for routine health care has been out of the question, especially for seniors, who are more likely to die from the highly infectious illness. The chance of catching the coronavirus or spreading it to others is too risky. Doctors, […]

100Plus launches remote patient monitoring platform to support health of senior citizens in Medicare plans during global pandemic and beyond

April 24, 2020
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Originally posted via PRNewsire. SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — 35M U.S. seniors have a chronic condition and 8 in 10 COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have been adults ages 65 and up Amid stay-at-home orders and guidance to pause non-essential care during the COVID-19 pandemic, seniors’ chronic conditions have been left unmanaged and they are at-risk 100Plus enables healthcare providers […]

Venture Capitalists Seed Remote-Monitoring Startup 100Plus With $15 Million

April 24, 2020
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Originally posted on The Wall Street Journal Venture capitalists have given a $15 million boost to an effort by 100Plus Inc. to use digital technologies to help doctors take better care of elderly patients when they aren’t in the hospital or medical clinic. San Francisco-based 100Plus provides Medicare patients with digital weight scales, blood-pressure cuffs […]

Protect Seniors during COVID-19 with Remote Patient Monitoring

April 14, 2020
Senior blood pressure remote patient monitoring

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s become crucial to keep chronic care seniors at home, as they have the highest mortality rate and 73% of those hospitalized for the virus have a preexisting condition. But, continuing to provide care by monitoring and treating their chronic conditions during this time is critical. If their conditions — diabetes, […]

These 7 Activities Can Improve Your Heart Health

April 11, 2018

Worried about succumbing to heart disease? While there are factors you can’t change like medical and family history, there is plenty you can do to help your heart stay healthy. Start with these 7 habits of heart healthy people! 30 Minutes Of Exercise A Day A healthy heart demands exercise – and a good balance […]

iBeat Company and Product Update – March 2018

March 27, 2018

We are excited to share we are ramping up for shipping and determining logistics to get your iBeat watch safely delivered! We wanted to provide a production update and our shipment plan as many of you have inquired via email. Our team is currently working on our second production batch of watches – all of […]

How To Help Your Elderly Parents Take Charge Of Their Health

February 27, 2018

Chances are good you have an elderly loved one in your life. It could be a parent, a grandparent, a beloved aunt or uncle, or just a really good friend. If you love them, then educate them about their heart health. By 2020, senior citizens will make up 20% of the population, but only a […]

iBeat Company and Product Update – February 2018

February 22, 2018

Our beta program is in full swing, and the incoming feedback has been very positive! We’ll be making fine tweaks and updates to the watch based on this valuable feedback and look forward to delivering a beautifully designed product that makes you feel safer, empowered, and more in charge of your heart health. On the […]

3 Ways to Reduce Stress for a Healthier Heart

February 22, 2018

In today’s fast-paced world, we often forget to stop, take a good look around, and ask ourselves how we’ve been feeling. People are so used to living with the symptoms of stress that they often don’t realize they’ve been hurting their overall well-being! However, stress has a detrimental impact on our physical, emotional, and mental […]

iBeat Company and Product Update – January 2018

January 26, 2018

Happy 2018! The year is off to a great start, and we’ve made a lot of headway since the holidays. During the first week of January, we exhibited at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. CES is an annual gathering of consumer brands, business leaders, pioneering thinkers, tech lovers, and up-and-coming tech companies […]