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Last SFr.12.15 CHF
Change Today -0.15 / -1.22%
Volume 13.7K
LIFE On Other Exchanges
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As of 12:43 PM 03/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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LifeWatch AG, a healthcare technology and solution company, provides telehealth systems and wireless remote patient monitoring services in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. The company operates in Sale of Systems, Lifewatch V, and Services segments. It offers ambulatory cardiac telemetry (ACT), an automatically activated system that provides ECG information; LifeWatch cardiac event monitoring services; LifeStar AF express auto-detect looping monitor that records the heart rhythm and saves the pre-event portion of the ECG; explorer looping monitor, which records a patient's ECG; and non-looping cardiac event monitors. The company also provides Digitrack plus digital holter, a lightweight compact device for ECG recording; clinical research services; LifeWatch connect, a Web-based clinical management solution that streamlines enrolling, reporting, overreading, and ordering of supplies for arrhythmia monitoring services; and NiteWatch home sleep testing service, a prescription service for unattended sleep monitoring of patients with suspected obstructive sleep apnea. In addition, it offers PMP4 wireless healthcare system that provides tools to screen, monitor, and manage general consumer health, high-risk and chronically ill patients, and the wellness and fitness communities; and ACT wireless cardiac telemetry systems for remote arrhythmia monitoring. Further, LifeWatch AG offers cardiology products, such as SelfCheck ECG monitors and weight scales; pulmonology products comprising spiro pro spirometers and oxy pro pulse oximeters; diabetes products; CG-900P, a fetal maternal monitor; and hypertension products, such as Easy2Check and blood pressure devices. The company was formerly known as Card Guard AG and changed its name to LifeWatch AG in May 2009. LifeWatch AG was incorporated in 2001 and is headquartered in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Switzerland.

561 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/20/14
Founded in 2001

lifewatch ag-reg (LIFE) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Founder and Director
Total Annual Compensation: SFr.1.2M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

lifewatch ag-reg (LIFE) Key Developments

LifeWatch AG Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Second Half and Full Year of 2014

LifeWatch AG reported unaudited earnings results for the second half and full year of 2014. For the second half, the company reported EBIT of USD 4.43 million following the negative result in the first six months of USD 4.13 million. The positive business development in the second half of the year resulted in an EBITDA of USD 7.47 million for this period which more than offset the negative first half year numbers. For the year, the company reported turnover of USD 98.47 million for the business year 2014, 8.1% more than in the previous year compared to USD 91.06 million a year ago. In particular, the second half year saw a significant reduction in costs, which offsets the operative losses from the first half year. In total the EBIT for the business year 2014 amounted to USD 0.30 million compared to LBIT of USD 2.089 million a year ago. The net loss was USD 2.73 million compared to net profit USD 2.92 million a year ago resulted primarily from a tax charge of USD 2.54 million, in comparison to a tax credit of over USD 5 million which was recorded in the previous year.

LifeWatch AG Receives FDA 510(K) Clearance for its Vital Signs Patch

LifeWatch AG announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) for its Vital Signs Patch (VSP). The VSP is an easy-to-use sensor worn on a patient's upper chest. It is intended to be used on adult patients in a clinical environment for the continuous, non-invasive monitoring of ECG, Heart Rate, respiration rate, surface temperature, and arterial blood oxygen saturation (intended use group adults 21 and above), when prescribed by a physician or other qualified healthcare professional. LifeWatch expects to launch the VSP in third quarter of 2015.

LifeWatch AG Announces Management Changes

The Board of Directors of LifeWatch AG has appointed Stefan Vogt as Chief Commercial Officer effective January 1, 2015. Stefan Vogt will be based in Switzerland and be responsible for Global Sales and Marketing, including the development of international business, as well as mHealth initiatives. Stefan Vogt, who is currently interim head of Global Sales, will also continue to fulfill this role until a suitable replacement has been found. The company also announced that, following over 6 years with the company, Yair Tal, President mHealth, has decided to leave in order to pursue a new opportunity.


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