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Innovation, Med Tech

77% of Healthcare Apps Contain Vulnerabilities, Report Reveals

September 30, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Veracode, a global provider of application security testing solutions, today revealed that the healthcare sector takes first place for the proportion of software security flaws that are fixed, at 27 percent. The sector overtook financial services as the top-performing industry, […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Digital pathology picking up among US providers, vendors, report finds

September 29, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Digital pathology allows slides and data to be captured and interpreted digitally in high-resolution. Normally, glass slides are physically viewed under a microscope by a pathologist. The digital pivot is already a growing trend in Europe. But that trend is […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Cancer the running target: the rise of precision medicine

September 28, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

With rising cancer cases and thousands of people dying from the disease every year, oncology has incorporated precision and personalised medicine more quickly than other fields of medicine. Precision and personalised medicine is a customised medicine that allows treatment to […]


Innovation, Research

In surprise result, Alzheimer’s drug shows benefit in large trial

September 28, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

An experimental Alzheimer’s disease drug developed by Eisai and Biogen succeeded in a large Phase 3 trial, raising its chances for regulatory approval and boosting a long-running hypothesis about how to treat the most common cause of dementia. Trial results […]


EHR & EMR

Future-proofing medical device innovation: the benefits of 5G for remote monitoring

September 27, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The use of remote monitoring devices and telemedicine was always predicted to grow, but it saw exponential growth even beyond this forecast during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to GlobalData analysis, the global market value for remote patient monitoring is now […]


EHR & EMR

Physicians Propelling Health Care’s Digital Transformation

September 26, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Physicians are increasingly seeing the advantages of digital health solutions since 2016 when the American Medical Association (AMA) (@AmerMedicalAssn) first investigated the motivations, requirements, and uses of digital health technology among physicians. New AMA digital health research released shows increased […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Healthtech innovation among medical industry companies has dropped off in the last three months

September 20, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Research and innovation in healthtech in the medical sector has declined in the last year. The most recent figures show that the number of healthtech related patent applications in the industry stood at 1592 in the three months ending July […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Boston Scientific reports data from Cerebral Protection System trial

September 19, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Boston Scientific has reported data from the PROTECTED TAVR clinical trial of the SENTINEL Cerebral Protection System. The SENTINEL device has been designed for capturing and removing the embolic debris stemming from transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) before it reaches […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

US FDA approves Edwards’ valve repair system to treat DMR patients

September 16, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the PASCAL precision transcatheter valve repair system from Edwards Lifesciences for the treatment of degenerative mitral regurgitation (DMR) patients. The company has designed the system for transcatheter edge-to-edge repair (TEER) of […]


News

5 Tips for Hiring and Retaining Medical Practice Staff

September 15, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Finding the right employees for your medical practice and keeping them happy can be challenging enough during normal times. Add in the realities related to the COVID pandemic, including staffing shortages and “the great resignation,” and busy physicians can be […]


Biomarker, Innovation

US FDA grants 510(k) clearance for DiaSorin’s Covid-19 Direct kit

September 14, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for DiaSorin’s Simplexa COVID-19 Direct kit. The Simplexa COVID-19 Direct kit has been designed for detecting the SARS-CoV-2 virus directly from nasopharyngeal or nasal swab samples. It is developed […]


News

Health IT Business News – September 8, 2022

September 8, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

NextGen Healthcare Announces Intention to Become a Qualified Health Information Network NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (@nextgen), a provider of innovative, cloud-based healthcare technology solutions, announced that it will apply to become a Qualified Health Information Network (QHIN) under the Trusted Exchange […]


Innovation, Med Tech

AI in Healthcare News and Updates

September 7, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Our monthly report on AI, ML, DL, and NLP in healthcare looks at who, what, where, and how the use of artificial intelligence is changing healthcare for the better. We will bring you some of the latest news and product […]


Innovation, Research

Pharmacogenomics: The Key to Unlocking the Future of Personalized Healthcare

September 7, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Pharmacogenomics—the study of genetic influences on an individual’s response to therapeutic medications—is an area of personalized medicine that is gaining momentum. Although pharmacogenomics has been around for a while, providers, health plans, pharmacists and legislators are developing a greater appreciation […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Sharecare Launches SaaS for Independent Decentralized Clinical Research

September 6, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Created by a women-led team passionate about diversity and addressing the dire need to democratize clinical research, Smart Omix packages all the necessary tools that make real-world data collection possible– and will ultimately help redefine who gets to be a […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Medtronic’s EV ICD System meets safety endpoints in clinical study

August 29, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Medtronic has announced that its investigational Extravascular Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (EV ICD) System met safety endpoints and achieved 98.7% success rate in an international clinical trial. The first-of-its-kind defibrillator has been designed for treating the dangerously fast heartbeat which may […]


Innovation, Med Tech

BHF-funded research finds new algorithm to help diagnose heart attacks

August 29, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

A research funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) has found that an algorithm developed using artificial intelligence (AI) can help diagnose heart attacks in women more quickly and accurately. The University of Edinburgh researchers have combined the data obtained […]


Innovation, Med Tech

UltraSight secures CE Mark for AI-driven cardiac ultrasound software

August 26, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Israeli-based digital health company UltraSight has received CE Mark for its new artificial intelligence (AI) guidance cardiac ultrasound software. The new technology allows healthcare specialists to capture diagnostic quality ultrasound images of the heart. By 2023, this is expected to […]


Biomarker, Innovation

NIH finds blood test to measure pulmonary arterial hypertension severity

August 26, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have found a new blood test for evaluating disease severity in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients. The test quantifies the DNA fragments, known as cell-free DNA, released by damaged cells. These fragments […]


EHR & EMR

How AI Can Help In-Person and Remote Patient Care

August 25, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Remember those commercials for LifeAlert? “I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up!” Those cheesy, melodramatic ads became a sort of cultural punchline in the 1990s, but they nonetheless underscored a very important need. The commercials represented an earnest attempt at […]