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Sunday, 17 November 2019

Health IT News

  • Masimo India Introduces low-cost Pulse Oximetry

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

    Pulse oximetry is widely used and has gained critical importance in clinical care. Masimo has further revolutionised the world of pulse oximetry with its signal extraction technology (SET),...Read more

  • Sakra World Hospital launches apps for Arthritis

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Nov, 2014

    Sakra world hospital has launched a first-of-its-kind "Augmented Reality (AR)" app. It is an interactive platform for patients to understand the concepts of arthritis and joint replacement....Read more

  • Google earth to predict malaria

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

    Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) are developing an online platform that can be used to predict malaria transmission with the help of Google earth. Their goa...Read more

  • IBM buys Merge Healthcare for $1 billion

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Aug, 2015

    Tech giant IBM has announced that it would buy medical image company Merge Healthcare for $1 billion to combine with its newly formed health analytics unit. IBM's health analytics unit is p...Read more

  • US FDA nod for Opto Circuits' AED

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 May, 2015

    Cardiac Science Corporation, a group company of Opto Circuits (India) has announced that its Powerheart G5 AED with CRPD has received 510(k) market clearance from the US FDA (United Sates F...Read more

  • Quest Diagnostics launches new test for Hematologic Malignancies

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 May, 2015

    Quest Diagnostics has announced the launch of LeukoVantage, an evidence-based genomic test service that aids in the diagnosis, prognosis, monitoring, and selection of treatment for myeloid ...Read more

  • Lenient regulations for digital medical devices

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

    The USA Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has issued a new guidance that exempts medical devices from its regulatory scope. This means that the makers of these devices, some of which ar...Read more

  • Univercell, AMI partner to sell fitness device

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

    UniverCell, a mobile phone retailer, has collaborated with American Megatrends India (AMI) to sell the latest health- and- fitness-tracking device BOLT in India. Tracking devices such as B...Read more

  • BPL Medical Technologies acquires Penlon

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

    BPL Medical Technologies ("BPL Medical"), has announced the acquisition of Penlon("Penlon"), a UK-based, leading global manufacturer of anaesthesia systems and vaporizers with worldwide dis...Read more

  • Hitachi & IIIT-H develop technology to analyze electronic medical records

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

    Hitachi has announced that they have developed a new technology to extract precisely designated information from electronic medical records in collaboration with International Institute of ...Read more

  • Scientists create 3D map of genome

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

    Researchers at the Harvard University, Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT have assembled high-resolution 3D maps of entire folded genomes...Read more

  • New eye sensor to detect glaucoma

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

    Researchers at Ilan University and Stanford University have reported a new eye contact lens that can monitor eye pressure in glaucoma patients. The new lens imbibed with microfluidic sensor...Read more

  • Bosch signs MoU with IISc

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

    Bosch India has further enhanced its partnership with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on October 28, 2015. Through this MoU Bosch and I...Read more

  • Robo Brain: a new computing platform for Robotics

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

    Two Indian-origin researchers at Cornell University have developed a computational system known as 'Robo Brain.' "Robo Brain is a large-scale computational system that learns from publicly ...Read more

  • Siemens to sell its Health IT business

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

    Cerner is purchasing the health care information technology business of Siemens for $1.3 billion. The deal, which values the Siemens business at slightly more than a one time sale, will inc...Read more

  • US FDA issues medical device security guidelines

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

    In an effort to bolster the security of medical devices, United States of Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has published a new set of recommendations. The new standards suggests that ...Read more

  • Philips, MIT collaborate on critical care patient data

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jan, 2015

    Philips will be granting access to data from more than 100,000 patients that have been collected and anonymized through the Philips Hospital to Home eICU telehealth program. The Laboratory ...Read more

  • Indian-origin researcher developed a wearable vapour sensor

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Nov, -0001

    Researchers at the University of Michigan including one of Indian-origin, are developing a new wearable vapour sensor that could offer continuous disease monitoring for patients with diabet...Read more