Qiagen (NYSE:QGEN) today touted the FDA’s approval of its PartoSure diagnostic test, designed to assess the risk of spontaneous preterm birth in patients with symptoms of preterm labor. The non-invasive strip test detects placental alpha microglobulin-1 and can provide results in less than five minutes, according to Germany-based Qiagen. Get the full story at our sister […]
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Neural Analytics said today it won a $10 million contract with the US Dept. of Defense’s US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command to develop a portable, point-of-care device to assess combat-related traumatic brain injuries. Through the contract, Los Angeles-based Neural Analytics will partner with the DoD to develop the Lucid system with a goal […]
Researchers claim to have created a handheld spectral analyzer device which enables smartphones to perform on-demand medical testing that would normally require large, expensive equipment. The device comes from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and cost the researchers who developed it only $550, according to a press release from the institute. The spectral transmission-reflectance-intensity […]
Siemens Healthineers (NYSE:SI) said today it acquired Berlin-based point-of-care device interface and data management developer Conworx Technology for an undisclosed amount. Siemens will pick up Conworx’s tech suite, including its UniPOC and POCcelerator, which Siemens said will complement its existing RAPIDComm data management system. “As hospitals consolidate and acquire physician offices, there is a huge need by emerging […]
Claros Diagnostics received CE Mark approval for its point-of-care prostate cancer screening test.
The Woburn, Mass.-developer of in vitro diagnostic and microfluidic systems is preparing to launch its point-of-care prostate-specific antigen testing product in the European Union.
The device is a portable urology analyzer that works with disposable, credit card-sized assays. It gives physicians laboratory-quality test results during a clinical visit, the company said.
Brainlab announced that it completed the acquisition of patient-centric data collection and health management company VisionTree Software. Munich, Germany–based Brainlab said the acquisition highlights the company’s commitment to taking a closer look at patient quality of life and condition post-treatment. San Diego–based VisionTree Software develops cloud-based data collection and health management solutions that Brainlab plans […]
MolecuLight announced that it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its i:X handheld fluorescence imaging device for detecting wounds containing bacteria. MolecuLight i:X is designed to enable real-time point-of-care visualization of fluorescence in wounds, while it measures wounds and digitally records images and measurements. It received FDA de novo clearance in August 2018. The device’s fluorescence […]
Mologic announced today that it launched a clinical trial for its Headstart system for detecting exacerbations in patients living with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Headstart is an in vitro diagnostic self-test designed to detect five biomarkers that signal infection and inflammation in the urine of patients with COPD. The system integrates a […]
ECRI Institute said today that surgical stapler misuse is the top health technology hazard, beating out the likes of point-of-care ultrasounds and sterile processing errors. The ECRI Institute said it intends to help surgical stapler users avoid many of the common errors that can lead to patient harm by publishing the 13th edition of its Top […]
Ultrasound imaging company Terason said today that it has inked a deal with y DiA Imaging Analysis to provide DiA Imaging’s cardiac solutions on Terason’s point-of-care ultrasound devices. The partnership fills a market need for more accurate and objective image analysis for clinicians in hospitals and outpatient settings, that commonly analyze ultrasound images visually, according […]
Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX) and subsidiaries HandyLab and GeneOhm Sciences Canada have filed a lawsuit against diagnostics company NeuMoDx, claiming patent infringement. BD acquired small diagnostics company HandyLab (Ann Arbor, Mich.) in 2009 for $275 million. HandyLab was developing bench-top devices for fast and early detection of diseases, according to the complaint, filed in U.S. District […]