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Category: Med Tech


Innovation, Med Tech

Protecting Healthcare Organizations from Cyberattacks

November 22, 2021

Via: Healthcare IT Today

No business sector is safe from ransomware attacks these days. But one industry that has been increasingly under attack—and has life-or-death consequences—is healthcare, as recently uncovered in a new research report from the Ponemon Institute. In the last year, cyberattacks […]


Biomarker, Innovation, Med Tech

FDA grants 510(k) clearance for Lunit AI solution to detect breast cancer

November 19, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for Lunit’s artificial intelligence (AI) software, Lunit INSIGHT MMG, for detecting breast cancer. Developed using Lunit’s deep learning technology, the new AI solution accurately analyses mammography images to detect […]


Innovation, Med Tech

New technology could revolutionize treatment of pediatric burns

November 17, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Burns are one of the most common injuries suffered by Australians and one of the top causes of death in children under four. While survival rates for burns patients have improved substantially, treating paediatric burns remains challenging, especially with the […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Abbott’s Aveir leadless pacemaker meets primary goals in clinical study

November 15, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Abbott has reported positive data from the Leadless II IDE trial, which assessed its Aveir leadless pacemaker for the treatment of patients with certain types of abnormal heartbeats. The Aveir system is claimed to be the only leadless pacemaker in […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Appendicitis can be diagnosed using low-does CT scans

November 11, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A new paper in the British Journal of Surgery, published by Oxford University Press, indicates it’s now possible to diagnose appendicitis using low-does CT scans, decreasing the radiation exposure, which is of significant clinical importance especially in young patients. Appendicitis […]


Innovation, Med Tech

How AI became a disruptive factor in disease surveillance

November 11, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has proved that effective infectious disease surveillance systems are essential for global health. Last year, BlueDot and Metabiota separately demonstrated the disruptive potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in disease surveillance and pandemic prevention. We […]


Innovation, Med Tech, News

Royal Philips to acquire French medical technology firm Cardiologs

November 9, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Royal Philips has entered into an agreement to acquire French medical technology firm Cardiologs with the aim of expanding its cardiac monitoring and diagnostics portfolio. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed by the company. Founded in 2014, […]


Innovation, Med Tech

New computer modeling could boost drug discovery

October 27, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Scientists from Queen’s University Belfast have developed a computer-aided data tool that could improve treatment for a range of illnesses. The computer modelling tool will predict novel sites of binding for potential drugs that are more selective, leading to more […]


Innovation, Med Tech

5 ways the healthcare industry can confront the looming threat of ransomware

October 25, 2021

Via: Healthcare Dive

The past year and a half has been challenging for businesses across industries and countries, but none bore the brunt of it more than healthcare. Doctors and nurses working around the clock, day after day, on the frontlines in a […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Improving COVID-19 vaccinations through contact-tracing apps

October 14, 2021

Via: The Medical News

What inspired your latest research into COVID-19? By training, I’m a mathematical physicist and before the pandemic my research focused on the applications of topology to quantum field theory. During our first lockdown, I began talking with some colleagues at […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Artificial intelligence hiring levels in the medical industry dropped in August 2021

October 8, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The proportion of medical companies hiring for artificial intelligence related positions dropped in August 2021, with 38.5% of the companies included in our analysis recruiting for at least one such position. This latest figure was lower than the 39.1% of […]


Innovation, Med Tech

FDA authorises the first AI-based software to detect prostate cancer

October 6, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

On 21 September, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorised Paige Prostate, the first artificial intelligence (AI) based software designed to detect areas at risk of being cancerous in prostate biopsy images. This software allows pathologists to make a […]


Innovation, Med Tech

4 Ways 5G is Transforming Healthcare & Patient Care

September 29, 2021

Via: HitConsultant

We hear a lot about 5G technology, but for many of us, it’s link to our lives goes as far as our smartphones and mobile service providers. But to think that 5G technology is only valuable for making our data […]


Innovation, Med Tech

New AI-based tool improves the diagnosis of breast cancer tumors

September 29, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have developed an AI-based tool that improves the diagnosis of breast cancer tumors and the ability to predict the risk of recurrence. The greater diagnostic precision can lead to more personalized treatment for the […]


Innovation, Med Tech

How artificial intelligence is making health care more human

September 22, 2021

Via: Healthcare Dive

Health-care institutions have been anticipating the impact that artificial intelligence (AI) will have on the performance and efficiency of their operations and their workforces—and the quality of patient care. But many have already been reaping the benefits of AI tools. […]