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Monday, 17 February 2020

Health IT News

  • 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

  • Medical devices parks get ready to race

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Feb, 2016

    As three states - Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat - are racing ahead to establish exclusive world class medical device manufacturing parks, Association of Indian Medical Device Indu...Read more

  • Unleashing the power of Exosomes

    Health IT |  Features | 0 Comment | 07 Sep, 2015

    While pursuing his PhD at National Centre for Cell Sciences (NCCS), Dr Aman Sharma (32) worked on brain tumors and his attention drew towards cancer patients who were in great physical, em...Read more

  • GE's Discovery IQ gets US FDA nod

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Sep, 2014

     GE Healthcare has announced the United States of Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) 510(k) clearance of its Discovery IQ PET/CT (Positron emission tomography-computed tomography) syste...Read more

  • Approval for Philips' digital health applications

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Oct, 2014

    Royal Philips has announced that its eCareCoordinator and eCareCompanion telehealth applications have received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A part of Phi...Read more

  • Covidien acquires another medical device company

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

    Covidien, a global leader in manufacturing medical devices announced that it has acquired Sapheon, a US-based medical device company focused on manufacturing devices for venous disease trea...Read more

  • IIT-B scientists develop special membrane that cuts dialysis cost, time by half

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

    Singapore: Scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology- Bombay, India have developed a unique membrane that can effectively reduce dialysis time and cut costs to almost 50 percent. The...Read more

  • 'Labelling mandatory for medical devices'

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

    The Union health ministry has revised rule 109A of the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules (D&C) to make labelling of medical devices mandatory in the country. The ministry said in a notificatio...Read more

  • Frost & Sullivan felicitate Siemens Healthcare

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Sep, 2014

    Siemens Healthcare, India was awarded the 'Imaging Company of the Year' for 2014 at Frost and Sullivan's Sixth Annual India Healthcare Excellence Awards. The company has pioneered innovativ...Read more

  • Wireless Portable Medical Device Market to be worth $2.83 Billion by 2020

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

    According to a new report titled "Wireless Portable Medical Device Market by Technology (BT/BLE, Wi-Fi, ZigBee, ANT+), Component (Sensors, ICs, Processors), Application (Monitoring, Medical...Read more