LifeMap Solutions Acquired by Sema4

LifeMap Solutions Acquired by Digital Health Leader Sema4 Acquisition Represents Culmination of LifeMap’s Mission   SAN JOSE, Calif. – August 8, 2017 – LifeMap Solutions (“LifeMap”), the digital health pioneer and co-developer of ResearchKit-enabled app Asthma Health, today announced that Sema4, an interdisciplinary health information company led by world-renowned bio-mathematician Eric Schadt, PhD, has acquired rights to some of LifeMap’s assets. “We are excited to combine LifeMap Solutions’ capabilities with Sema4’s clinical, research and data science expertise as we work toward creating more digital health tools like the successful Asthma Health app,” said Dr. Schadt. “That app launched the largest study of asthma management ever performed and helped patients monitor symptoms and medication usage.” Sema4 aims to revolutionize clinical diagnostics by combining comprehensive screening and diagnostic testing, predictive modeling, cutting-edge technologies, and open-access data to ultimately transform how diseases are predicted, diagnosed, treated and prevented. To that end, Sema4 will continue to build new digital platforms to engage patients and empower them to take control of their data. Sema4 will also aggregate and analyze the data to better understand diseases and ensure patients benefit the most from their data. It is anticipated that LifeMap’s various assets and expertise will accelerate Sema4 on its mission. “This acquisition is a perfect fit,” said LifeMap Solutions founder and CEO Corey Bridges. “We are proud of the many partnerships we have forged with industry leaders in relatively short order. The deepest and most significant one, though, has been with Dr. Schadt and his team at Mount Sinai. As founder and CEO of Sema4, Dr. Schadt has led his team into the commercial realm, where we are finally...

LifeMap Solutions Works with Stanford University School of Medicine Researchers to Launch ResearchKit App MyHeart Counts 2.0

LifeMap Solutions Works with Stanford University School of Medicine Researchers to Launch ResearchKit App MyHeart Counts 2.0 Innovative new personalized coaching module helps users better monitor and improve their daily physical activity levels   San Jose, Calif. – January 10, 2017 – LifeMap Solutions, the digital health pioneer and co-developer of ResearchKit-enabled app Asthma Health, today announced that the company has worked with researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine to develop and launch MyHeart Counts 2.0. This version of the ResearchKit app–which is driving one of the largest studies of cardiovascular health ever conducted–presents users with graphs that show how they compare to other users in terms of how many steps they take each day, how happy they are, how much they sleep and the quantity of vegetables they are eating. Most notably, the app also features the Stanford Coaching Module, which includes personalized coaching that varies for each user, depending on his or her activity profile. The coaching module will be rigorously studied and measured for its impact on changes in the activity levels of participants by researchers. “The researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have an unparalleled understanding of the value and impact of digital tools on medical research and patient health,” said Corey Bridges, CEO of LifeMap Solutions. “The co-developer relationship between our organizations is aimed at advancing scientific knowledge of major medical conditions through practical, effective, and engaging mHealth solutions.” Version 2.0 of the MyHeart Counts app collects data about physical activity and cardiac risk factors that will be used to improve prevention and treatment of heart disease through smartphones. The app also allows...

LifeMap Solutions and Mount Sinai Launch Patient Services App — MountSinaiNY — for Android Devices

LifeMap Solutions and Mount Sinai Launch Patient Services App — MountSinaiNY — for Android Devices First Android app from mHealth pioneer LifeMap Solutions makes mobile patient services portal available to leading healthcare system NEW YORK – November 15, 2016 – LifeMap Solutions, a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc. (NYSE: BTX), and Mount Sinai Health System today announced that MountSinaiNY is now available for Android devices. This marks LifeMap’s entry into the large and critical Android market, after working with world-class medical and research institutions to build successful iOS apps for the ResearchKit platform. Originally launched on iOS in June, MountSinaiNY offers patients a mobile portal to find centralized information and services, providing greater access to and utilization of the Mount Sinai Health System’s services. “With MountSinaiNY, we’ve brought our expertise in building user-friendly apps to the Android platform to reach a larger patient population,” said Corey Bridges, CEO of LifeMap Solutions. “Reaching diverse populations is a key promise of the mHealth revolution, and we’re proud to play a role in making that a reality. Expanding into the Android market will improve the quality of large-scale research studies and the impact of clinical care apps.” MountSinaiNY was developed by Mount Sinai’s Department of Information Technology and LifeMap Solutions. The app offers users a variety of features, including general facility information, appointment booking, bill pay, and access to patient medical records. Future updates to the app will include telemedicine capabilities, wayfinding, and enhanced access to Mount Sinai services. “Offering MountSinaiNY on Android devices allows more patients to seamlessly access their health information, communicate with their physician, and schedule appointments,” said Bruce Darrow,...

LifeMap Solutions Joins Medidata AppConnect Partner Program to Drive mHealth Innovation

LifeMap Solutions Joins Medidata AppConnect Partner Program to Drive mHealth Innovation LifeMap Solutions to participate in annual Medidata Symposium, showcasing demo app that studies the effects of caffeine consumption with attendees SAN JOSE, Calif – October 18, 2016 – LifeMap Solutions, the digital health subsidiary of BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTX), today announced a partnership with Medidata (NASDAQ: MDSO), the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research. LifeMap is joining Medidata’s AppConnect Partner Program in support of mobile health (mHealth) innovation. As a certified and inaugural AppConnect Partner, LifeMap Solutions will leverage its extensive experience developing patient engagement tools to build consumer-friendly mobile apps and remote patient-research programs for clinical trials. These apps will collect data from patients and upload it directly into the regulatory-compliant, secure environment of the Medidata Clinical Cloud™, making it easier for Medidata’s clients to bring mHealth tools into the highly structured clinical trials environment. “Medidata’s advanced technology has significantly impacted clinical trials by making the process more efficient and productive, much like how ResearchKit apps have impacted research studies,” said Corey Bridges, CEO of LifeMap Solutions. “Through this partnership, we’re expanding the scope of our professional mHealth app development services. As the first commercial developer on ResearchKit and one of the inaugural AppConnect Partners, we’re excited to bring our skills to bear in the realm of clinical trials.” The AppConnect Partner Program will be unveiled at Medidata Symposium, which runs from October 17-19, 2016, in Phoenix, Arizona. Medidata’s annual conference brings together leaders from across the life sciences to share innovative ideas and best practices for the effective design, planning, execution, management and...

LifeMap Solutions Launches Full-Service Mobile Health App Design & Development to Meet the Needs of Medical, Research, and Commercial Partners

LifeMap Solutions Launches Full-Service Mobile Health App Design & Development to Meet the Needs of Medical, Research, and Commercial Partners Digital health solutions provider makes its ResearchKit and CareKit app expertise available to research institutions and health companies worldwide to advance insights into human health SAN JOSE, Calif – April 25, 2016 – LifeMap Solutions, the digital health subsidiary of BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTX) and co-developer of ResearchKit-enabled app Asthma Health, today announced a new service to develop custom smartphone apps and research studies for partners worldwide. Through the new service, LifeMap offers clients its deep expertise in medical science, consumer behavior, app analytics, and design. LifeMap then adds the client’s own unique expertise to the mix and guides the development, from concept to completion, of a new research or care app and, optionally, a scientific study. As the only commercial developer to participate in the launch of Apple’s ResearchKit, LifeMap Solutions has garnered worldwide attention for creating engaging, innovative, and data-driven mobile health (mHealth) apps. LifeMap has worked closely with innovative research institutions and commercial organizations such as the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Stanford University School of Medicine, the Mount Sinai – National Jewish Health Respiratory Institute, and 23andMe. “The ResearchKit revolution has struck a chord in the scientific and medical industries,” said Corey Bridges, CEO of LifeMap Solutions. “Research institutions, hospitals, and multinational pharmaceutical companies have asked us to help them. They’ve expressed a strong interest in breaking out of the ‘bricks and mortar’ constraints of traditional research studies and care tools. For research studies in particular, the benefits of using mHealth best...