Tag: technology

Innovation, Med Tech

Digital Medicine And Remote Monitoring Receives Boost From New Playbook

October 7, 2020

Via: Forbes

A new Digital Measures Playbook was unveiled to help doctors and companies develop safe and effective clinical measures across patient care, research and public health. This is the latest multidisciplinary effort co-led by Elektra Labs and the Digital Medicine Society […]

Innovation, Med Tech, Opinions

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement market pushes forward despite second wave of Covid-19

October 2, 2020


As the world prepares to deal with the second wave of Covid-19, which has already begun in many countries, questions have arisen about how medical devices markets, including the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) market, will handle the impact for […]


New commitments from governments and organizations support a unified approach to end pandemic

October 1, 2020

Via: The Medical News

New commitments from governments, international organizations and the private sector support unified approach to end pandemic, backing a response of unprecedented scale, scope and speed­-;through the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator­-;as pandemic claims more than 1 million lives Recent commitments […]

EHR & EMR, Innovation, Med Tech

Three Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Aid Patient Matching

September 30, 2020

Via: HITECH Answers

Since the dawn of the digital revolution in healthcare, providers have been in search of tools to connect disparate systems and deliver timely and secure patient data directly to the point of care. Our public health crisis is a sobering […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Smartphone app used to analyse coronavirus genome

September 29, 2020


A new mobile app has made it possible to analyse the genome of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, on a smartphone in less than half an hour. Genopo, developed by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, in collaboration with […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical devices industry venture financing deals in August 2020 total $1.47bn globally

September 25, 2020


Total medical devices industry venture financing deals in August 2020 worth $1.47bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked a decrease of 19.2% over the previous month and a rise of 21% when compared with the […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Medasense Biometrics raises funds for pain monitoring solutions

September 23, 2020


Israeli pain monitoring start-up Medasense Biometrics has raised $18m in a Series C round from Sabadell Asabys venture capital company, Israeli family offices and returning investors Baxter Ventures, Olive Tree Ventures and LGL Capital. The company develops NOL technology for […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Boston Scientific signs agreement with option to acquire Farapulse

September 21, 2020


Boston Scientific has signed an investment agreement with privately held medical device company Farapulse with an exclusive option for acquisition. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Farapulse develops pulsed-field ablation (PFA) system to treat atrial fibrillation (AF) […]

Biomarker, Innovation

Illumina in talks to acquire cancer blood test developer Grail

September 17, 2020


US-based biotechnology company Illumina is in talks to acquire cancer blood test developer Grail. Illumina is likely to pay more than $8bn for Grail, which is valued at approximately $6bn from its previous fundraisings, Bloomberg reported. According to the regulatory […]

Innovation, Med Tech, Opinions

Better material for wearable biosensors

September 16, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Matthew S. Brown, a fourth-year PhD student with Assistant Professor Ahyeon Koh’s lab in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, served as the lead author for “Electronic?ECM: A Permeable Microporous Elastomer for an Advanced Bio-Integrated Continuous Sensing Platform,” published in the […]

Biomarker, Clinical Research, Innovation

Painless paper patch test for glucose levels uses microneedles

September 14, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Researchers have been trying to develop a practical way to use microneedles — tiny needles less than 1 mm in length — for routine do-it-yourself medical monitoring. Microneedles are so short that they stay within the skin and do not […]

Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Samsung Medison partners with Intel for fetal ultrasound workflow

September 11, 2020


Samsung Medison has partnered with Intel for new smart workflow solutions to enhance obstetric measurements in order to improve maternal and fetal safety. As part of the partnership, Samsung Medison’s BiometryAssist will leverage an Intel Core i3 processor, the Intel […]

Data Analytics, Information Management

Why More Healthcare Providers are Moving to Public Cloud

September 9, 2020

Via: InformationWeek

Resilience is the buzzword of the day. Actually, it’s a current business requirement. In the wake of COVID-19, every company wants to have it, build it and sustain it. Healthcare providers are no exception. Urgently moving to scale to meet […]

Innovation, Med Tech

FDA clears Roche’s BK virus quantitative test for transplant patients

September 9, 2020


Roche has received 510k clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its cobas BKV Test on the cobas 6800 and 8800 Systems. The test offers standardised, high-quality results to assist healthcare professionals in identifying complications caused by […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Tiny biological package gets drug right to the ‘heart’ of transplant rejection

September 3, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Preventing the rejection of a transplanted heart has often been a Catch-22 situation. If you give an organ recipient large amounts of immune suppression drugs, there may be serious side effects, including kidney damage, hypertension, blood sugar imbalances and even […]