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Category: Med Tech


Clinical Research, Innovation, Med Tech

Researchers develop novel tool to maximize the power of deep learning for genomic studies

July 13, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Researchers from the MDC have developed a new tool that makes it easier to maximize the power of deep learning for studying genomics. They describe the new approach, Janggu, in the journal Nature Communications. Imagine that before you could make […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Next-generation SCIEX 7500 System launches at virtual product experience

July 10, 2020

Via: The Medical News

SCIEX, a global leader in life science analytical technologies, launches the next generation of its flagship nominal mass spectrometer, the SCIEX Triple Quad™ 7500 LC-MS/MS System – QTRAP® Ready. This system delivers the highest level of sensitivity in the SCIEX […]


Innovation, Med Tech

BD to manufacture injection devices for Covid-19 vaccination in US

July 9, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) has formed a strategic partnership with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) in the US to establish new manufacturing lines for injection devices. BARDA is part of the US Health and Human Services […]


Innovation, Med Tech

FDA grants breakthrough status to Dascena’s AI for kidney injury

July 8, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Machine learning diagnostic algorithm company Dascena has received breakthrough device designation from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Previse, an algorithm for the early detection of acute kidney injury (AKI). The algorithm is designed to predict AKI in […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Med Tech

Blockchain in Healthcare: Regulatory Themes

July 7, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

While blockchain is yet to take-off fully in the healthcare, it is regarded as one of the most disruptive technologies within the sector. It will build higher levels of transparency and trust across the healthcare ecosystem. From uncovering demographic trends […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Med Tech

Medtronic begins thoracic stent graft system post-market study

July 7, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

US-based medical technology company Medtronic has begun the post-market study of the Valiant Navion thoracic stent graft system in patients with thoracic aortic dissection. The prospective, observational, global, multi-centre, real-world study will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the system […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Healthcare IT Today Mid-Year Update

July 6, 2020

Via: EMR Thoughts

Every once in a while, I like to look back at all we’ve accomplished at Healthcare IT Today. This year we’re approaching the 15th anniversary of Healthcare IT Today (we’re going to need a big party to celebrate this in […]


Innovation, Med Tech

How AI is transforming the news industry

June 26, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

For many of us the term ‘artificial intelligence’ (AI) still belongs in the realms of science-fiction and brings to mind the domineering Skynet in the Terminator films or the malevolent Hal in 2001: A Space Odyssey. A recent Press Gazette […]


Innovation, Med Tech

BrightInsight raises funds to develop digital platform for biopharma

June 24, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

US-based digital health platform provider BrightInsight has raised $40m in a Series B funding led by venture capital and private equity company Insight Partners. Series A investors New Leaf Venture Partners and Eclipse Ventures have also participated in the funding […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Medical Technology: Super sniffers

June 10, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

In March, the US FDA issued a final rule to ban the use of electrical aversion therapy to treat self-injurious or aggressive behaviour in neuroatypical patients. This is one of only three types of devices to be banned by the […]


Innovation, Med Tech

How Healthcare Organizations are Integrating Virtual Chronic Care Solutions to Adjust to the Next Normal

June 8, 2020

Via: EMR Thoughts

Telehealth is here, but the question of whether the shift to virtual chronic care in all its varieties is here to stay is still an important discussion. In this meetup hosted by Dell Technologies, we brought together a panel of […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Boston Scientific launches tool to monitor radio frequency energy

June 2, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Boston Scientific has launched DIRECTSENSE Technology, a tool to monitor the effect of radio frequency (RF) energy delivery during cardiac ablation procedures. Launched in the US, the tool received the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in April and […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Med Tech

Thermal spraying can greatly improve 3D-printed bone implants

June 1, 2020

Via: The Medical News

In the future, damaged bones can be re-built with 3D-printed implants that have thermal sprayed surface layers so that they are more readily accepted by the human body. University West in Sweden has started a new exciting research project together […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Exera medical wire and wire components: changing lives with middle ear implants

June 1, 2020

Via: www.medicaldevice-network.com

Until fairly recently, there weren’t many options for people with cochlear failure and hearing loss. But the production of medical-grade precision wire has helped change all that by allowing for minute devices including cochlear and middle ear implants and other […]


Innovation, Med Tech

New technique offers higher resolution molecular imaging and analysis

May 28, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The new system, called asymmetrically dispersed spectroscopic single-molecule localization microscopy (SDsSMLM), builds upon existing sSMLM techniques developed at the McCormick School of Engineering to provide more precise spectroscopic single-molecule analysis to study how cells behind certain cancers, or diseases like […]