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Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Health IT News

  • 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

  • Siemens unveils its new wearable device

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Jan, 2015

    At the 2015 International CES, Siemens is unveiling smart hearing aids, their latest in wearable hearing technology. The hearing aids can be discreetly controlled via both iPhone and Androi...Read more

  • New software analyzes human genomes in minutes!

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

    To overcome the challenges of analyzing that large amount of sequencing data, Researchers at the Nationwide Children's hospital have developed a computational pipeline called "Churchill". B...Read more

  • Ayurgenomics raises new hopes for patients

    Health IT |  Features | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 01 Feb, 2015

    How often have you seen well qualified genomic researchers reciting centuries old Vedic hymns while explaining their research work? Perhaps never because of it being stereotyped into someth...Read more

  • Its splitsville for 123-year-old Philips!

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Sep, 2014

    This dramatic split of Netherland-based Philips into two separate entities - HealthTech-Lifestyle business and Lighting business is expected to allow the company to focus more into healthca...Read more

  • TPG to buy surgical equipment company Suture

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

    Sutres, the Bangalore-based company, manufactures products like absorbable and non-absorbable sutures, eyeless needles, surgical meshes and disposable gloves. It has an installed annual cap...Read more

  • India to get medical device testing labs

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

    In a bid to boost the domestic medical device manufacturing sector, the commerce ministry has decided to fund the setting up of three medical device testing laboratories in Noida (UP), Hary...Read more

  • Epiviz: A tool to analyze human genomic data

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

    Researchers at the University of Maryland (UMD) report the development of a new, web-based tool that enables researchers to quickly and easily visualize and compare large amounts of genomic...Read more

  • BioSpectrum announces hits and misses of 2013: A Flash Back

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

    The Indian BioScience industry witnessed tremendous highs and lows in 2013. Specifically, the pharmaceutical industry took most of the beating, owing to regulatory woes within the country a...Read more

  • GE's Revolution ACT: It's made in India, for India

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

    The product is the result of investments worth Rs 120 crore (USD 20 million) and the collaborative efforts of about 50 GE and Indian healthcare providers for over 4 years. Mr Kaushik Mukher...Read more

  • MedTech Industry seeks immediate and complete roll back of import duty increase

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Mar, 2016

    Indian Medical Device and Equipment sector is largely supported by Imports for meeting the healthcare needs of the country. FICCI welcomes Government's recent move to relax import duty on s...Read more

  • FDA approval for Boston Scientific's cardiac device

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

    Boston Scientific has received US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) approval for the WATCHMAN, a left atrial appendage closure device. The WATCHMAN offers a new stroke risk reduction op...Read more

  • Canon Life Sciences appoints a new president

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

    Canon USA has announced the appointment of Ms Akiko Tanaka as president and CEO of Canon US Life Sciences (CLS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon USA.  Ms Tanaka, previously the vice-pre...Read more