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Last Raised$100M | 2 yrs ago
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This market is focused on providing the exam tools needed to support at-home visits and ongoing care monitoring of patients.
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Expert Collections containing Medical Guardian
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Medical Guardian is included in 5 Expert Collections, including Medical Devices.
Companies developing medical devices (per the IMDRF's definition of "medical device"). Includes software, lab-developed tests (LDTs), and combination products. *Columns updated as regularly as possible.
Health Monitoring & Diagnostics
Companies developing or offering products that aid in the assessment, screening, diagnosis, or monitoring of a person's state of health/wellness. Excludes companies focused solely on fitness/sports performance
Technologies, platforms, and systems that engage consumers for lifestyle, wellness, or health-related purposes; capture, store, or transmit health data; and/or support life science and clinical operations. (DiME, DTA, HealthXL, & NODE.Health)
Companies developing, offering, or using electronic and telecommunication technologies to facilitate the delivery of health & wellness services from a distance. *Columns updated as regularly as possible; priority given to companies with the most and/or most recent funding.
Latest Medical Guardian News
Feb 18, 2023
Medical alert systems can help keep you safe — here's how By Jennifer Earl / CBS News Medical alert systems are intended to keep you safe, especially in an emergency situation. cavan images Medical alert devices come in various forms, from in-home systems to on-the-go systems and wearable devices like smartwatches. There's a device out there for everybody. Medical alert systems are intended to keep you safe, especially in an emergency situation. It enables you to request help via an alert button and get dispatched to emergency operators 24/7 who can connect you to first responders if necessary. If you're interested in getting a medical alert system or learning more about them then head to Medical Guardian, a personal emergency response systems provider, to view your options. There are a handful of products to choose from. You can even take a product quiz to get personalized recommendations if you're not sure which device is right for you. Get started now! How medical alerts can keep you safe There are multiple reasons to buy medical alert systems — but determining when to buy a medical alert system depends on every individual's needs. It helps to understand all of their benefits. Here are some more ways medical alerts can help keep you safe. Emergency response When you have a medical alert device, whether it's a wearable device, button or in-home system, you'll be able to reach a team of dispatchers within seconds with just the click of a button. You simply press the button and speak with an operator who will ask you a series of questions and determine if you need emergency assistance. With GPS locator technology, the operators will also be able to pinpoint your location and get you the help you need. "Medical alert systems or personal emergency response systems, are devices that signal a monitoring center in critical emergency situations to summon help from professional emergency medical personnel. They can also alert emergency contacts such as family members, neighbors, and caregivers. When a Medical Guardian device is activated, typically by pressing a button, the user will be connected with a 100% U.S.-based, Five-Diamond Certified monitoring center, which will assess the situation to secure help in case of an emergency," Medical Guardian explains on its website. Fall detection It's often recommended that seniors , ages 65 and up, invest in these types of systems because of the higher risk of incidents. Every year, three million older people are treated in emergency rooms for injuries related to falls, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports . In total, more than one out of four people fall every year, though they don't all report the incidents to their physicians, the agency noted. However, the U.S. Government Accountability Office says that adults with disabilities between 45 to 59 actually report injuries from falls at a higher rate than those over the age of 60. "Anyone who is at a risk of falling, no matter their age, should consider using a medical alert system," the National Council on Aging notes online . Ultimately, if you're concerned about falling, have health issues or limited mobility, live alone or have an active lifestyle, then you should consider buying a medical alert system as a way to ensure you're connected and can get help in an emergency. "The good news is that 90% of older adults who get help within one hour will be able to return home and resume their lives," Medical Guardian said. Stay connected A medical alert system can help you even if it isn't necessarily an emergency. If you're not comfortable using a smartphone or other smart devices but you want to be able to connect with family and friends at a moment's notice, then a medical alert device may be right for you. You can use a non-emergency dispatch system to get connected to 24/7 operators or your emergency contacts. "This is helpful if you're not feeling well, get stuck and need assistance, have flare-ups of a medical condition, endure an allergic reaction to food or medication, or if something is making you uneasy and you need someone to talk to," Medical Guardian explained. MoneyWatch: Managing Your Money
Medical Guardian Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was Medical Guardian founded?
Medical Guardian was founded in 2005.
Where is Medical Guardian's headquarters?
Medical Guardian's headquarters is located at 1818 Market Street, Philadelphia.
What is Medical Guardian's latest funding round?
Medical Guardian's latest funding round is Private Equity.
How much did Medical Guardian raise?
Medical Guardian raised a total of $100M.
Who are the investors of Medical Guardian?
Investors of Medical Guardian include Water Street Healthcare Partners.
Who are Medical Guardian's competitors?
Competitors of Medical Guardian include Chirp and 3 more.
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