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Monday, 17 February 2020

Health IT News

  • 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

  • MedGenome join hands with US-based Natera

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Jan, 2015

    MedGenome and Natera have entered into an exclusive agreement to bring non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) to India. As part of the agreement, MedGenome will have exclusive license to deve...Read more

  • Family Planning,Telemedicine win at CAMTech INDIA Jugaad-a-thon

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Jul, 2015

    More than 300 participants, industry mentors, organizers and volunteers came together at the second CAMTech INDIA Jugaad-a-thon to co-create and develop affordable health technologies that ...Read more

  • Philips healthcare device receives FDA clearance

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Jan, 2015

    Royal Philips has announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) to market its Avalon CL Fetal Monitoring solution (Avalon CL). The soluti...Read more

  • Toshiba, Johns Hopkins to collaborate for big-data research

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

    To utilise the potential of Big Data to predict and prevent diseases, Toshiba has established a 'Toshiba Center for Big Data in Healthcare' at Johns Hopkins University. The center's main pr...Read more

  • Twitter: A new tool for health research

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Feb, 2015

    A new study by the University of British Columbia finds that using Twitter can help physicians be better prepared to answer questions from their patients. It also states that more and more ...Read more

  • Life Science startups across IITs, IIMs & other incubation centers

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

    IIT Delhi The Technology Business Incubator (TBI) has been in active operation in the institute since 2000. The TBI is conceived, programmed and implemented by the Foundation for Innovative...Read more