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Saturday, 14 December 2019

Health IT News

  • 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

  • Philips loses $467 Mn patent verdict to Masimo

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Oct, 2014

    Philips initially denied the infringement but now surprisingly has admitted to the act. The case was filed in 2009 by Masimo in the US District Court for Delaware. Later, Royal Philips als...Read more

  • Another US FDA approval in GE's portfolio

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Sep, 2014

    The Unites Stated Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has approved GE healthcare's latest technology SenoClaire, a new tomosynthesis solution designed using three-dimensional imaging tech...Read more

  • iOS8 to have a spirometer data tracking feature

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

    According to reports, in the iOS 8 beta, Apple has added a number of health-related features. Most notably, a data tracking capability for spirometry, which collects information like how c...Read more

  • IT expenditure of healthcare providers up by 5 percent

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

    Healthcare providers in India are expected to spend $1.1 billion on IT products and services in 2014, an increase of 5 percent from last year, according to Gartner, an information technolog...Read more

  • Covidien recieves CE Mark for Patient Monitoring System

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 1 Comment | 20 Nov, 2014

    Covidien has announced that it has been given a CE Mark approval for its Nellcor Bedside SpO2 Patient Monitoring System, PM100N. The system currently is available in the European Economic A...Read more

  • EU approval for GE's VIZAMYL

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Sep, 2014

    GE healthcare's radiopharmaceutical product VIZAMYL (flutemetamol (18F)) a Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging system, used to detect amyloid plagues has received the European Union'...Read more

  • Covidien delivers latest innovation in lung cancer diagnosis

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

    Covidien has unveiled a next-gen version of its superDimension Navigation System software. The updated software features a more intuitive interface that helps reduce time spent by physician...Read more

  • Boston Scientific to acquire Endo's Medical device business

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Mar, 2015

    According to reports, Boston Scientific is reportedly close to acquiring the AMS (American Medical Systems) medical device business of Endo Pharmaceuticals for around $2 billion Endo Intern...Read more

  • Government to offer incentives for MedTech industry?

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

    Reportedly, the government is expected to announce an incentive package, including tax benefits, in the forthcoming Budget for domestic manufacturers of medical devices. In its Budget propo...Read more

  • Now, an economical medical testing device

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Aug, 2014

    Harvard researchers have created an inexpensive detector that can be used by healthcare workers in the world's poorest regions to monitor diabetes, detect malaria and discover environmental...Read more

  • AIIMS launches an IVRS appointment system

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Mar, 2015

    AIIMS has launched a Patient Appointment System over Nuance ASR (Automatic Speech Recognition) based IVRS (Interactive Voice Response System). This is to resolve the issue of patients waiti...Read more

  • Boston Scientific announces FDA and CE Mark approval for EMBLEM S-ICD system

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Mar, 2015

    Boston Scientific has received FDA and CE Mark approval for the EMBLEM Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) System. The EMBLEM S-ICD System is a treatment option that provides pro...Read more

  • Hindustan Syringes, WHO to promote auto-disable syringe

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

    Hindustan Syringes and Medical Device (HMD) will partner with the World Health Organization (WHO) in a campaign to prevent deaths and serious infections caused due to reusable syringes and...Read more

  • PerkinElmer launches new imaging system

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Oct, 2014

    PerkinElmer has announced the launch of its Mantra Quantitative Pathology Workstation with inform Image Analysis Software for cancer immunology and immunotherapy research. It enables resear...Read more

  • Nanotech to detect environmental pollutants

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Dec, 2014

    "The bionanocomposite materials can be integrated in diagnostic platforms for the detection of pesticides and toxins in real environmental samples and further they are having verstaile appl...Read more

  • Covidien's new device receives CE Mark

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Jan, 2015

    Covidien has announced that it has received CE Mark approval for its Stellarex drug-coated angioplasty balloon (DCB). The Stellarex DCB is used to restore and maintain blood flow to the art...Read more

  • Philips India appoints new MD

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Nov, 2015

    In his new role, Mr Raja will be responsible for driving and building the Healthcare and Consumer Lifestyle businesses for Philips in India. Mr Raja takes over from Mr A Krishna Kumar, who...Read more