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Monday, 17 February 2020

Health IT News

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    The United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has issued two draft guidance documents outlining how the agency would classify low-risk general wellness devices and applications.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

  • USFDA springs to action to improve AEDs reliability

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Jan, 2015

    Automated external defibrillators are portable, electronic medical devices that automatically sense potentially life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias and either automatically deliver or advi...Read more

  • Samsung unveils a new ultrasound system

    Health IT |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Feb, 2015

    Samsung has introduced the Samsung WS80A, its flagship ultrasound product for women's healthcare, designed to streamline exam workflows and deliver exceptional image clarity. This high reso...Read more

  • Now, diagnose disease digitally

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

    Researchers at VIT University have developed a new diagnostic system that combines the inputs of described symptoms with a digital analysis of an image of the patient's tongue. "The approac...Read more

  • Philips,WMCHealth ink pact to transform patient care

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

    Royal Philips and Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) has announced a multi-year, $500 million partnership to transform and improve healthcare for millions of patients acr...Read more

  • Tele-medicine consultations witness remarkable surge in 2014

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

    Close to 120,402 tele-consultations to rural communities in UP and Bihar has been delivered by the World Health Partners (WHP), a non-profit organization which provides health and reproduc...Read more

  • Philips gets FDA nod for its TAVI Treatment Planning Application

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

    Philips has announced that it has received the 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) to market its precision planning application for Transcatheter Aortic-Valve...Read more