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Friday, 13 December 2019

Health IT News

  • GE launches a pocket-size ultrasound device

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Aug, 2014

    GE Healthcare has launched Vscan with Dual Probe to give healthcare providers more uses for pocket ultrasound. The device houses two transducers in a single probe, allowing clinicians to se...Read more

  • CCI nod for Siemens-Beckman deal

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Oct, 2014

    The proposed acquisition of microbiology testing business of Siemens Healthcare and its subsidiaries by Beckman Coulter and its subsidiaries globally has received green signal form the Comp...Read more

  • NGC collaborates with Medtronic for expansion

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Aug, 2014

    Under the terms of the agreement, Medtronic has purchased a 30 percent equity stake in NGC, with an agreement to expand NGC's business beyond Italy. Medtronic expects the net impact from th...Read more

  • Samsung unveils new healthcare products

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Apr, 2015

    Samsung Electronics America, a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics has reinforced its commitment to help healthcare providers enhance patient care, improve patient satisfaction and increase w...Read more

  • Brain-to-brain communication in humans might be possible!

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Sep, 2014

    A team of scientists from Harvard University Medical School and experts from France and Spain have successfully transmitted information via the internet between two human subjects located 5...Read more

  • Chinese firm Tencent invests in Practo

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Aug, 2015

    Practo has announced that it has received a $90 million investment in a Series C funding round. This round was led by Tencent, with participation from marquee institutional investors includ...Read more

  • Now, a mobile app for medicines

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Mar, 2015

    Government is planning a mobile application that will provide all information related to pricing and availability of medicines as well as addressing consumer grievances, as per reports. "Th...Read more

  • Abbott introduces glucose monitoring system

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Apr, 2015

    Abbott has launched the professional version of its flash glucose monitoring system. "Abbott has chosen India as the first country globally to launch this technology. The glucose assessment...Read more

  • 'Medical Device Industry may face a promising future in India'

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Feb, 2015

    India, a country with over 1.2 billion people, represents a significant proportion of the global population. Its nascent middle class and growing economy, combined with rising disease rates...Read more

  • Leucine Rich Bio, NextGen Life Sciences collaborate

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 Mar, 2015

    Leucine Rich Bio (LRB) has announced an alliance partnership with NextGen Life sciences for promoting its products and services. According to the MoU signed between LRB and NextGen Life sc...Read more

  • Medtronic announces CE Mark approval for Micra pacemaker

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Apr, 2015

    Medtronic has announced that it has received the CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark for the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS), the world's smallest pacemaker. At less than one-tent...Read more

  • Hot Start-up: The exclusive scientist-cum-entrepreneur

    Health IT |  Features | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 20 Oct, 2015

    While brainstorming ideas for his venture, he saw the need for high quality data analysis services - by scientists and for scientists. He recognized it as an opportunity for revenue genera...Read more

  • Google working on disease diagnosis

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Nov, 2014

    Google's lifescience company, Google's X lab has announced its new project, the "Nanoparticle Platform" to develop a pill that could send microscopic particles into the bloodstream in an ef...Read more

  • Strand Life Sciences partners with Mazumdar-Shaw Medical Foundation

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Apr, 2014

    Strand, a global life sciences & clinical genomics company headquartered in Bangalore, entered into a partnership with the Mazumdar-Shaw Medical Foundation (MSMF) to set up the Strand a...Read more

  • Prof Shubha Tole wins Infosys Prize 2014 in Life Sciences

    Health IT |  News | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 13 Nov, 2014

    This year, in the Life Sciences category, the award has been given to Prof Shubha Tole, who is an associate professor and principal investigator in the department of biological sciences, at...Read more

  • IBM and partners to transform personal health with Watson and Open Cloud

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Apr, 2015

    To dramatically advance the quality and effectiveness of personal healthcare, IBM is establishing a Watson Health Cloud that will provide a secure and open platform for physicians, research...Read more

  • Covidien unveils its new product

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Oct, 2014

    Covidien has announced the launch of ReliaTack articulating reloadable fixation device, the first and only of its kind for laparoscopic (minimally invasive) hernia repair. "Developed with v...Read more

  • Has OSDD fulfilled its promise?

    Health IT |  Features | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 14 Oct, 2014

    Open Source Drug Discovery (OSDD) - the pet project of Prof. Samir K Brahmachari, former director general (DG), was launched on September 2008. It introduced the concept of 'open source' to...Read more