Sleep Science Driving Digital Health Investments and Innovations

digitalThere has been heightened activity in investments made in digital health owing to research and innovation within the sleep science segment. Data released from Rock Health for the first half of 2013 indicate an increase of 12% in funding for sleep science innovations and digital health.

The funding has been focused on technology and research which touches on the common heart problems as well as chronic sleep disorders. Notable digital innovations are the iRhythm a cardiac monitoring tool for arrhythmia, the Watermark Medical which is used to diagnose sleep apnoea at home. These have received the highest amount of funding.

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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS

Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.

The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.

Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.