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Friday, 13 December 2019

Health IT News

  • Indian MedTech Industry to touch $50 billion: Report

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Aug, 2014

    A report by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) highlighted that Indian medical technology industry has the potential to expand to $50 billion by 2025, if it receives appropriate pol...Read more

  • India the best place to study drug responses

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Sep, 2014

    In his presentation, eminent guest Prof. Samir K Brahmachari said that the Indian genome is a melting pot of the world population. "India is the best place to study drug-responses and drug-...Read more

  • Sartorius, GE Healthcare sign OEM supply agreement

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Sep, 2015

    Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB) and GE Healthcare's Life Sciences business has announced they have entered into a worldwide OEM (Original equipment manufacturer) supply agreement for SSB's i...Read more

  • Kobo founders raise $4M for their new mobile health startup

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Nov, 2014

    Kobo, an eReader device company have raised $4 million in seed funding for their next venture, Toronto-based mobile health startup, League. The seed round was led by OMERS Ventures with pa...Read more

  • Cognizant acquires digital marketing firm Cadient

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Oct, 2014

    Cognizant has announced that it has acquired Cadient Group in a deal worth $30 million. Cadient is a full-service digital marketing agency that serves a broad spectrum of lifescience compan...Read more

  • Nightingales and Philips partner for Respiratory Care

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Oct, 2014

    Bangalore-based speciality home care company, Nightingales has entered into partnership with global medical technology leader, Philips Healthcare, to provide specialized home respiratory ca...Read more

  • PerkinElmer collaborates with Johnson & Johnson

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Mar, 2015

    PerkinElmer has announced a collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation to provide JLABS @South San Francisco (JLABS @SSF), a newly-opened lifescience incubator, with instruments an...Read more

  • Maymygenome strikes 'deal' with Snapdeal

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Sep, 2014

    The service is said to offer genomic services predicting diseases and directing patients towards more effective medicines. "....We wanted to reach out to more people and ecommerce is much e...Read more

  • Pfizer inks pact to study IBD

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Aug, 2014

    Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has joined hands with genetics-testing startup 23andMe, to study the genetics of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), or the chronic inflammation of the digestive t...Read more

  • Toshiba's new X-ray system receives FDA approval

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

    Toshiba America Medical Systems has announced that its Kalare R&F digital X-ray system with the dynamic flat panel detector (FPD) has received FDA clearance. The enclosed table design o...Read more

  • Google's Lift labs launches a new spoon

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Sep, 2014

    Google's new acquisition, Lift Labs has manufactured a self-stabilizing spoon for neurological patients. The tech giant said in a statement that it plans to explore how Lift lab's technolog...Read more

  • VC Funding in digital health drops by 35 percent

    Health IT |  Reports/white papers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Apr, 2015

    Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global communications and research firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity for the Healthcare Information Technolog...Read more

  • A satellite for cancer diagnosis

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

    The digital infrared sensor from European Space Agency (ESAs) Proba-V vegetation-scanning satellite is being adapted for several non-space applications. Mounted on a standard medical scanne...Read more

  • Pharma giants explore IBM Watson's role in drug development

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Sep, 2014

    Leading lifesciences organizations are deploying Watson Discovery Advisor to advance discoveries in ongoing research projects, including Baylor College of Medicine, Johnson and Johnson and ...Read more

  • ICON launches MedTech research group

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

    ICON has announced the launch of a new Medical Device and Diagnostics Research group,  focused on the unique requirements of the medical device and diagnostics industry. The new group comb...Read more

  • IBM,New York Genome Center to create cancer data repository

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Feb, 2016

    At White House Precision Medicine Initiative Summit, the New York Genome Center and IBM announced that they are collaborating to create a comprehensive and open repository of genetic data t...Read more

  • BlackBerry and NantHealth launch NantOmics Cancer Genome Browser

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Dec, 2014

    BlackBerry and NantHealth have announced the launch of a new browser from their stable, called the NantOmics Cancer Genome Browser. It gives doctors unprecedented access to patients' genet...Read more

  • Toshiba appoints new directors

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Feb, 2015

    Toshiba Medical Systems has announced that it has named Mr Guy Poloni as director, MR Business Unit, and Mr Bill Newsom as director, X-ray Vascular Business Unit. They will be responsible f...Read more