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Category: Med Tech


Clinical Research, Innovation, Med Tech

Ischemic stroke market will likely experience limited impact despite second wave

September 24, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has heavily impacted markets across the medical devices industry. However, the stroke market has been showing some stability and will likely experience a slight uptick in the near future as a result of Covid-19. A recent […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Medasense Biometrics raises funds for pain monitoring solutions

September 23, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Israeli pain monitoring start-up Medasense Biometrics has raised $18m in a Series C round from Sabadell Asabys venture capital company, Israeli family offices and returning investors Baxter Ventures, Olive Tree Ventures and LGL Capital. The company develops NOL technology for […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Opinions

Better material for wearable biosensors

September 16, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Matthew S. Brown, a fourth-year PhD student with Assistant Professor Ahyeon Koh’s lab in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, served as the lead author for “Electronic?ECM: A Permeable Microporous Elastomer for an Advanced Bio-Integrated Continuous Sensing Platform,” published in the […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Samsung Medison partners with Intel for fetal ultrasound workflow

September 11, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Samsung Medison has partnered with Intel for new smart workflow solutions to enhance obstetric measurements in order to improve maternal and fetal safety. As part of the partnership, Samsung Medison’s BiometryAssist will leverage an Intel Core i3 processor, the Intel […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Low-cost chip detects presence and quantity of Covid-19 antibodies

September 9, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

A device described in a proof-of-concept study published in Biosensors and Bioelectronics uses portable lab-on-a-chip technology to accurately measure the concentration of Covid-19 antibodies present in diluted blood plasma. Most nations have failed to employ large-scale antibody testing thus far, […]


Innovation, Med Tech

FDA clears Roche’s BK virus quantitative test for transplant patients

September 9, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Roche has received 510k clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its cobas BKV Test on the cobas 6800 and 8800 Systems. The test offers standardised, high-quality results to assist healthcare professionals in identifying complications caused by […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Tiny biological package gets drug right to the ‘heart’ of transplant rejection

September 3, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Preventing the rejection of a transplanted heart has often been a Catch-22 situation. If you give an organ recipient large amounts of immune suppression drugs, there may be serious side effects, including kidney damage, hypertension, blood sugar imbalances and even […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Leica Microsystems inks distribution agreement with MellingMedical

August 31, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Leica Microsystems, a Germany-based medical device firm which develops and manufactures microscope and image analysis solutions, has signed a distribution agreement with MellingMedical. Under the agreement, Leica’s neurosurgical, spine, ophthalmic, otolaryngologic, dental and plastic reconstructive microscope portfolio will be included […]


Innovation, Med Tech

The future of telehealth post-Covid-19

August 21, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Prior to the pandemic, the utilisation of telehealth was already rising. This was due to a growing elderly population and telehealth’s various advantages such as accessibility, convenience, and lower cost. The pandemic has significantly accelerated this growth. It essentially forced […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Smartphones can tell when you’re drunk by analyzing your walk

August 18, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Having real-time information about alcohol intoxication could be important for helping people reduce alcohol consumption, preventing drinking and driving or alerting a sponsor for someone in treatment, according to lead researcher Brian Suffoletto, M.D., who was with the University of […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Sustainable Telehealth: HIPAA

August 18, 2020

Via: HITECH Answers

The national Emergency Declaration due to the COVID-19 pandemic came suddenly and without warning. Healthcare providers found it necessary to acquire, implement, and begin using telehealth technology in a matter of weeks. Workflows that typically take years to develop were […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Machine learning used to identify hundreds of Covid-19 drug candidates

August 13, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) have used machine learning to identify hundreds of new potential drugs that could help treat Covid-19. The team used small numbers of previously known ligands for 65 human proteins that are known […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Advancements in Mobile Apps for Health Monitoring

August 12, 2020

Via: HITECH Answers

As the world continues to evolve, so does the technology that makes our lives easier and more efficient. This is certainly the case in the medical field as companies continue to make new apps that not only help us stay […]


Innovation, Med Tech

AI could improve CT screening for Covid-19 diagnosis

August 11, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, US are developing a new artificial intelligence (AI) technique to improve the speed at which computed tomography (CT) scans can identify patients with Covid-19. Difficulty accessing tests means some hospitals are […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Quantum cryptographic communications technology can provide safe, secure data transmission in genomic medicine

August 10, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Toshiba Corporation, Tohoku University Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization (ToMMo) and Tohoku University Hospital have demonstrated that quantum cryptographic communications technology can provide genomic medicine with a safe, completely secure data management environment. This was achieved by (1) developing a system […]