Medtronic plc, of Dublin, said its Medtronic Care Management Services (MCMS) business launched new telehealth solutions in support of its national contract awarded by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for Home Telehealth Devices and Services. MCMS has partnered with the VA since 2011, serving more than 310,000 veterans since that time. The portfolio of solutions being launched into the VA by MCMS was designed to serve chronic, co-morbid patients and includes new technology platforms and multiple, integrated diagnostic devices.
Ryse Asset Management LLP, of London, has partnered with Digitalhealth.London in a new venture that could pave the way for public-private collaborations in health and care. Together, Ryse through its Early Stage Opportunity Fund, supported by Digitalhealth.London, seeks to support a number of promising early-stage digital health businesses within health care delivery systems.
Stratasys Inc., of Minneapolis, said it signed an agreement with Royal Philips NV, of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The deal includes interfacing and dedicated workflows across Philips Intellispace Portal 10 and Stratasys direct manufacturing's parts-on-demand service – allowing a broader range of medical professionals to improve training, research and surgical planning through 3-D printing.