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Sunday, 17 November 2019

Health IT News

  • An orthopedic app

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

    A team of 16 Bucknell University students have developed a mobile application called Heel Thy Tendon, with the help of an orthopedic surgeon. This application can diagnose, and treat foot a...Read more

  • Scientists develop a new 3D culture system for pancreatic cancer

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

    Researchers at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) and The Lustgarten Foundation has developed a new model system to grow both normal and cancerous pancreatic cells in the laboratory. ...Read more

  • Ekano concept: Tailored to meet Medtech needs in India

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

    The Ekano concept, created by product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants, is aimed at laparoscopic surgeons in mid-tier and rural hospitals in countries such as India and Chi...Read more

  • GE unveils GE Health Cloud and Apps

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

    The GE Health Cloud was unveiled at the 101st annual Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in Chicago. Designed exclusively for the healthcare industry, the new cloud ecosyst...Read more

  • Covidien expands its 'Sonicision' portfolio

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Sep, 2014

    Covidien has announced the expansion of its Sonicision Cordless Ultrasonic Dissection Device portfolio, following US Food and Drug Administration's 510(k) clearance of three additional devi...Read more

  • Cochlear implantation, a boon for the deaf

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

    Held at Mumbai-based Jaslok hospital, Dr Sandra Desa Souza convened organized an international symposium on Cochlear implantation, wherein many eminent doctors working in the field delivere...Read more

  • Bring medical device industry under DPCO: Maha FDA

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

    The Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has suggested, to the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) and the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) that medical device...Read more

  • Google teams up with Biogen

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Jan, 2015

    Google X, the lifescience division of google has joined hands with drugmaker Biogen to study environmental and biological contributors to multiple sclerosis (MS), says reports. Using sensor...Read more

  • US FDA drafted guidelines for wellness medical devices

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Jan, 2015

    The United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has issued two draft guidance documents outlining how the agency would classify low-risk general wellness devices and applications. I...Read more

  • GE launches a Portable Ultrasound for Developing Nations

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 May, 2015

    GE Healthcare has introduced new Vscan Access portable ultrasound system. With a simple touchscreen interface, rugged design and software tools to support clinical decision-making, Vscan A...Read more

  • India's first Industry-Academia collaborative partnership for Medical Devices R&D takes shape

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

    Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AIMED) has announced the launch of 'UdaiMed', a new sunrise forum for collaborative interface between User, Developer, Academia, Industry and ...Read more

  • Medical devices, pharma machinery to come under EEPC

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Aug, 2014

    The Government has recently announced that the Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC), India will henceforth handle the export related issues and promotional activities of the medical ...Read more

  • Abbott expands its cardiac therapies business

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

    Abbott has announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Tendyne Holdings, a private medical device company focused on developing minimally invasive mitral valve replacement t...Read more

  • India is the Silicon Valley of the East: Dr Kiran Mazumdar

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

    Bangalore hosted its first-day of the most anticipated three-day investors' event, Invest Karnataka 2016, a global meeting platform aimed at bringing biggest business minds and investors to...Read more

  • A new DNA profiling unit in J&K

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

    The Jammu and Kashmir government will set up two new divisions in the Forensic Science Laboratory including a DNA profiling unit. "The divisions include DNA profiling and Laboratory facilit...Read more

  • VC funding in Healthcare IT dips in Q1: Report

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

    Venture capital (VC) funding in the Health IT / Digital Health sector across the globe has dropped by about 35 percent, coming in at $784 million in 142 deals compared to $1.2 billion in 13...Read more

  • 'The Social Network' of weight loss

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Sep, 2014

    Social media programs designed to help people lose weight can be a useful tools in the global fight against obesity, according to a recent study. "One advantage of using social media over o...Read more

  • Scientists develop an app to detect Parkinson's

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Sep, 2014

    Scientists have developed a new smartphone app which can detect early signs of Parkinson's disease much before people experience tremors. The app picks up subtle changes in a person's voice...Read more