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Innovation, Patient Experience

84% of Patients Would Participate in a Hospital-at-Home Program In Order To Get Home Sooner

June 13, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

The survey results are clear: a resounding 84% of respondents expressed a willingness to participate in HaH monitoring to recover at home rather than remain hospitalized. This preference aligns with the increasing popularity of HaH programs, with over 300 currently […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Blood Test for Alzheimer’s on the Horizon: ALZpath Licenses pTau217 Antibody to Roche

June 10, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

pTau217 is a protein biomarker crucial for detecting and tracking Alzheimer’s progression in a simple blood test. This offers a significant advantage over traditional methods like PET scans or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) testing, which are expensive, invasive, and less accessible. […]


Innovation, Research

Securing the Drug Supply Chain: How Simulation Tech is Aiding Electronic Drug Tracing in the US

May 31, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

The United States drug supply chain is a complex and decentralized system that involves multiple entities. This includes suppliers, distributors, manufacturers, repackagers, wholesale distributors, third-party logistics providers (3PLs), dispensers, and medical facilities such as hospitals and retail stores. To protect […]


Innovation, Research

FDA Promotes Clinical Trial Innovation

May 30, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

Breakthroughs in science and technology are advancing innovation in more areas of medicine, providing novel treatment options for patients. The scientific community has a deepening understanding of disease and human biology, and of the enormous potential afforded through new technologies. […]


Innovation, Med Tech

3 Steps to Unlock the True Potential of AI for Health Leaders

May 29, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

The AI buzz is not subsiding, making headlines across industries. In his summary article about the 2024 HIMSS conference, Chilmark Research’s John Moore III noted, “Good luck trying to get noticed for anything other than AI or cybersecurity (in the […]


News

Second American contracts bird flu tied to dairy cows as CDC says risk of infection still low

May 22, 2024

Via: Fox News

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Wednesday that a second H5N1 bird flu case has been identified by officials. A 55-year-old Michigan dairy worker became ill after working with H5N1-infected cattle, the CDC said in a press […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Revolutionizing Medical AI: John Snow Labs’ LLMs Outperforms GPT-4, Med-PaLM2

May 21, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

This accomplishment signifies John Snow Labs’ dedication to delivering the most accurate medical LLMs available. Here are three key milestones: Overall Accuracy: Their LLM achieved an impressive 87.35 score on the Open Medical LLM leaderboard’s standardized test harness. This surpasses […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Why an Enterprise Master Person Index is Foundational for Health Tech Innovation

May 17, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Healthcare is poised to become the world’s fastest-growing source of data in the next year (RBC Capital Markets), accumulating from sources that are as varied as they are numerous, including hospitals, doctors’ offices, retail clinics, and wearable devices. While this […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Optimizing Revenue Cycle Management With Health IT Solutions

May 17, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

Healthcare is a field that survives on evolving along with society. Whether it’s innovations in life-saving technology or fluctuations in revenue generation, professionals in the health industry must keep abreast of these changes and adapt accordingly. Revenue cycle management (RCM) […]


Innovation, Research

Accenture Backs Turbine’s AI-Powered Platform to Accelerate Drug Discovery

May 16, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Turbine’s core technology, the Simulated Cell platform, leverages machine learning to decipher human cell decision-making processes. By intricately modeling molecular interactions within and around cells, the platform facilitates virtual experiments on a massive scale, exceeding the capabilities of the physical […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Radiomics research identifies new imaging markers in laryngeal cancer

May 16, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

Aresearch team at Newcastle University in the UK and Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will initiate a 250-patient study after research showed how AI can improve the treatment and outcomes of laryngeal cancer. Amar Rajgor and his team […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical Devices Development Services and Software Companies

May 15, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

In the complex and highly regulated world of medical device development, selecting the right development partner is crucial. A medical device development company must not only possess technical expertise but also a profound understanding of the regulatory landscape to ensure […]


News

Medicare’s Push To Improve Chronic Care Attracts Businesses, but Not Many Doctors

May 13, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Carrie Lester looks forward to the phone call every Thursday from her doctors’ medical assistant, who asks how she’s doing and if she needs prescription refills. The assistant counsels her on dealing with anxiety and her other health issues. Lester […]


News

AR/VR in Healthcare: Why Collaboration is its Most Important Use

May 1, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Throughout history, new and emerging technologies have helped revolutionize and advance the field of medicine, allowing medical professionals to develop groundbreaking new procedures, work towards cures to previously incurable diseases, and much more. Healthcare practitioners are always looking for ways […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

The Digital Advantage: Augmenting the Healthcare Customer Experience

April 29, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

When interacting with industries such as retail, hospitality, and finance, we’ve all become accustomed to quick, effective, and personalized customer service. It’s no surprise that when it comes to healthcare, consumers are now seeking a better customer experience on par […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

NICO to launch handheld device for fluorescence-guided surgery

April 26, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

NICO Corporation is set to launch the new Myriad SPECTRA System, a device for fluorescence-guided surgical removal of high-grade glioma brain tumours. The new handheld technology is designed to assist surgeons in the fluorescence-guided surgical removal of Grade III and […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Revvity introduces automated tuberculosis testing platform

April 25, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

Revvity, a global provider of health science solutions, has announced the launch of the automated tuberculosis testing platform, Auto-Pure 2400 liquid handler, for use with the T-SPOT.TB test. The integration of Revvity’s T-SPOT.TB test with the Auto-Pure 2400 liquid handling […]


News

Isospec Analytics Secures $1.9M to Transform Molecular Identification

April 17, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Founderful (formerly Wingman Ventures) leads Isospec’s $1.9M pre-seed round, joined by specialized investors Tiny.vc, another.vc, and Venture Kick. Founded in 2022 by Ahmed Ben Faleh, Stephan Warnke, and Thomas Rizzo, Isospec aims to redefine molecular analysis, unlocking new biological insights […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Nexalin secures US patent for deep brain stimulation device

April 5, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

Nexalin Technology has secured a US patent related to its non-invasive, frequency-based deep brain stimulation device, Gen-3 HALO Clarity system. Awarded by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the patent is entitled “Transcranial Alternating Current Dynamic Frequency Stimulation […]


Innovation, Med Tech

FDA authorises Prenosis’ AI-based tool for sepsis diagnosis

April 4, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing authorisation for Prenosis’ AI tool Sepsis ImmunoScore, to diagnose sepsis. This authorisation, achieved through the De Novo pathway, represents the first-ever FDA approval of an AI/machine learning (ML) software as […]