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Monday, 24 February 2020

Health IT News

  • 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

  • Proteus raises $52 million for a Meds-monitoring system

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

    A USA-based biotech company has made pioneering tablets containing embedded microchips that can tell if patients have taken their medication. The company has managed to raise $52 million, s...Read more

  • Phenomenex launches a Phenova CRM for environmental labs

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

    Phenomenex, a global leader in the research and manufacture of advanced technologies for separation sciences, has announced the addition of Phenova Certified Reference Materials (CRMs) - a ...Read more

  • India's cochlear implant ready for clinical trials

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

    Researchers at the DRDO labs-Naval Science and Technological Laboratory (NSTL), Naval Materials Research Laboratory (NMRL), Anurag, Research Center Imarat (RCI) and Defence Institute of Phy...Read more

  • Medtronic to acquire RF Surgical Systems

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Jul, 2015

    Medtronic has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire RF Surgical Systems Inc, focused on the detection and prevention of retained surgical items (sponge, gauze or to...Read more

  • Can predictive genomics take-off in India?

    Health IT |  Features | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 17 Nov, 2014

    "The market value for predictive genomics is considered to be about Rs 100 crore," says Dr Raja Mugasimangalam, founder and CEO, Genotypic Technology. Also, an approximate estimate can be d...Read more

  • Hyderabad gears up for CAMTech's diabetes hack-a-thon

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Aug, 2015

    The event is a major platform which calls for all the clinicians, engineers, entrepreneurs, industry experts and end-users to co-create new technologies and business models to transform the...Read more