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EHR & EMR

Diagnosis: EHR Avoidance Syndrome

November 3, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

If you’ve read the healthcare IT trade press recently, you’ve no doubt seen stories about the clinical usability of EHRs and how it can be improved. When you look at the issue closely there are, ultimately, two approaches to “breaking […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Research: Proscia AI Predicts Diagnostic Agreement for Melanoma

November 2, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Proscia is a software company that is accelerating pathology’s digital transformation to change the way we understand diseases like cancer. Its Concentriq digital pathology platform and powerful AI applications are advancing the 150-year-old standard of research and diagnosis towards a […]


Innovation, Research

US BioTek Laboratories rolls out diagnostic testing for Monkeypox

October 14, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

US BioTek Laboratories has launched Monkeypox diagnostic testing, which can deliver results within 24 hours. Using lesion swap specimen and real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing, the new product will identify Monkeypox, as recommended by the Centers for […]


Biomarker, Innovation

ESMO shines a light on early cancer detection difficulties

September 22, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Non-invasive, blood-based liquid biopsy tests have long been touted as the future for cancer diagnostics, but studies presented at the recent European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress 2022, highlight the challenges remaining before they can reach routine clinical practice. […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Quidel’s Covid-19 antigen tests can detect Omicron variant

December 29, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Diagnostic healthcare products manufacturer Quidel has confirmed that its antigen tests have the capability to detect the new emerging Covid-19 variants such as Omicron. The company’s Sofia SARS Antigen FIA and QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test were found to detect […]


News

Relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions led to the reemergence of seasonal respiratory viruses in Houston

November 24, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A Houston Methodist study showed a rapid return of seasonal respiratory viruses after COVID-19 restrictions were relaxed in Texas, demonstrating the effectiveness of masking, distancing and other precautionary measures at stopping the spread of many respiratory illnesses, not just COVID-19. […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Markers of SARS-CoV-2 shedding in vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals

November 24, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines effectively prevent severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)-related illness and death. Because COVID-19 vaccines are not 100% effective in preventing illness, certain infections among those who have been vaccinated are expected. The involvement of […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Noninvasive brain biopsy shows improved sensitivity in tumor detection

November 12, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Glioblastomas are aggressive brain tumors that are commonly diagnosed through a risky and invasive surgical biopsy. A team of researchers led by Hong Chen at Washington University in St. Louis has developed a noninvasive diagnostic method that may one day […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Meridian introduces new Air-Dryable blood mix to develop assays

October 8, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Meridian Bioscience has introduced its new Air-Dryable Direct RNA/DNA qPCR Blood Mix which has been designed for the development of molecular diagnostic assays that are stable at room temperature. The new blood mix enables the direct detection of RNA from […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Blood lipid biomarkers associated with lower risk of ALS

September 14, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Some blood lipid biomarkers linked to cardiovascular disease risk are also associated with a lower risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) suggest the findings of a large epidemiology study published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. ALS […]


Biomarker, Innovation

New assay using fresh uncultured lung tumor cells could guide personalized treatments

August 18, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A new study from the University of Helsinki shows that cells that are freshly isolated from lung cancers can be used to create robust drug response data. This approach can identify actionable or non-responsive treatments, illustrated by a case study […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Analysis reveals positive association between high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and odds of breast cancer

August 2, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Oncotarget published “Association of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and odds of breast cancer by molecular subtype: analysis of the MEND study” which reported that the authors examined the association of high-sensitivity CRP with odds of BC by molecular subtype among Nigerian […]


Biomarker, Innovation, Research

Pediatric brain tumors can be classified using diffusion weighted imaging and machine learning

February 15, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Diffusion weighted imaging and machine learning can successfully classify the diagnosis and characteristics of common types of pediatric brain tumors a UK-based multi-center study, including WMG at the University of Warwick has found. This means that the tumor can be […]


Biomarker, Innovation, Med Tech

AI can improve efficiency of radiologists in reading breast cancer screening mammograms

November 4, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Artificial intelligence (AI) can enhance the performance of radiologists in reading breast cancer screening mammograms, according to a study published in Radiology: Artificial Intelligence. Breast cancer screening with mammography has been shown to improve prognosis and reduce mortality by detecting […]


Biomarker, Innovation

New diagnostic test detects and identifies SARS-CoV-2 virus in less than five minutes

October 16, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Scientists from Oxford University’s Department of Physics have developed an extremely rapid diagnostic test that detects and identifies viruses in less than five minutes. The method, published on the preprint server MedRxiv, is able to differentiate with high accuracy SARS-CoV-2, […]


Biomarker, Innovation

New diagnostic tool may allow on-the-spot detection of coronavirus infection

September 25, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Scientists at the University of Warwick have demonstrated that a potential diagnostic tool for detecting Covid-19 using sugars will work with a virus rather than just its proteins, a significant step in making it a viable test in future. Coronavirus […]


Innovation, Research

Researchers develop a cheaper, faster and accurate COVID-19 test

September 23, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have developed a method for fast, cheap, yet accurate testing for COVID-19 infection. The method simplifies and frees the testing from expensive reaction steps, enabling upscaling of the diagnostics. This makes the method particularly attractive for […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Market value growth of diagnostic imaging devices expected during Covid-19 outbreak

March 26, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Hospitals are stretched thin to meet the demands of the global Covid-19 pandemic. Hospitals need to invest in their radiology suites to effectively diagnose and treat patients. While CT systems are in high demand due to their capability for clear […]


Uncategorized

5 Reasons Why Doctors Should Learn Data Science

May 1, 2019

Via: Forbes

Data science and artificial intelligence are no longer buzz words in the biomedical research community. Physicians and other caregivers are increasingly being encouraged by hospitals and health insurance companies to utilize low-resolution dense biometric data captured using wearable medical devices. […]


Regulatory

Keys to making impactful capital investments for your hospital

September 12, 2017

Via: Healthcarebusinesstech

In today’s healthcare landscape, it’s imperative capital decision makers are able to point toward clinically proven results to justify crucial purchases for their hospitals. In this guest post, Dr. Linda Greer, medical director at a breast health and research center, […]