By Mike Colombo, VP Marketing, Calgary Scientific In March of this year Apple added another arrow to its quiver of mobile health innovations: the ResearchKit. The cousin to the previously released HealthKit, ResearchKit does for medical research what Apple has done for communications, entertainment, application distribution, music and more: it completely changes the game with […]
The Dept. of Veterans affairs handed imaging contracts to Calgary Scientific and Agilex to boost its mobile and remote access to diagnostic images.
The terms of the contract were not announced, but Agilex called the deal "competitive."
Agilex plans to build on Calgary’s ResolutionMD enterprise image-viewer, giving clinicians around the country secure, on-demand access on desktop and mobile devices.
Calgary Scientific won new FDA clearance for its ResolutionMD system, making medical images from more modalities available for mobile diagnosis.
The new FDA nod adds to existing clearances permitting diagnosis on the web as well as on iOS and Android devices. Calgary can now further market the ResolutionMD system for all of its imaging modalities, with the exception of mammography.
Mela Sciences (NSDQ:MELA) announced an expanded 3-year manufacturing contract with long-time supplier Askion GmbH for production of the MelaFind devices.
MelaFind, the company’s flagship product, is a handheld, non-invasive melanoma detection and identification system designed to help a physician decide whether or not to biopsy a suspect patch of skin.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Alex Barkas, a venture capitalist with Prosper Venture Partners, died unexpectedly Nov. 21. He was 64.
Barkas had been a managing director at Prospect since 1997. He served on the boards of many biotech companies during his career, including Complete Genomics (NSDQ:GNOM), Geron (NSDQ:GERN), Tercica, Amicus and Novacept.
Prospect posted a brief memorial to Barkas, whose cause of death was undetermined as of Nov. 23, according to Xconomy:
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Calgary Scientific’s ResolutionMD mobile got a green light from the FDA for viewing diagnostic images on iPhones and iPads.
The ResolutionMD mobile app was built from existing ResolutionMD software, which recieved FDA clearance in 2006. The app already has the greenlight from Canada’s regulatory body, Health Canada and has a CE Mark for distribution in Europe.
There’s an app for that. Calgary Scientific’s ResolutionMD mobile got a green light from the government watchdog organization for viewing diagnostic images on iPhones and iPads.
The ResolutionMD mobile app was built from existing ResolutionMD software, which recieved FDA clearance in 2006. The app already has the okay from Canada’s regulatory body, Health Canada and has a CE Mark for distribution in Europe.