Medtech and pharmaceutical companies have made several important strides over the past year when it comes to improving diabetes treatment. Multiple treatments and technologies have cleared regulatory hurdles and are now hitting the market and making the process of living with diabetes that much more manageable. Several different styles of therapy and devices have come […]
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said that it named Sean Lennon as its new chief information officer, set to take effect April 29. The Fridley, Minn.-based medtech giant said that Lennon will take over for Mike Hedges, who is retiring from the position after 19 years with Medtronic, including 10 as CIO. Prior to joining Medtronic, Lennon served as […]
OptiScan Biomedical said today that it closed a $20 million Series E round to support the commercialization of its continuous monitoring system, the OptiScanner 5000, in the U.S. The company’s device is an automated bedside blood glucose monitor designed for use in the intensive care unit. The system can measure glucose values from a micro-sample of […]
OptiScan taps ex-Hansen Medical chief Vance for CEO OptiScan Biomedical tapped former Myoscience and Hansen Medical chief Cary Vance to be its new CEO, replacing interim head William Mince. “I am excited to join OptiScan at this pivotal point in the company’s growth. I believe that the cutting-edge OptiScanner diagnostic system provides a unique platform […]
Just last week, OptiScan Biomedical announced that its OptiScanner 5000 glucose monitoring system won 510(k) clearance for use in surgical intensive care units. The regulatory win was supported by eight rigorous clinical trials, CEO Peter Rule told Drug Delivery Business News, and represents a victory for a technology that the company hopes to expand into a platform system. Get the […]
OptiScan Biomedical said today that its OptiScanner 5000 glucose monitoring system won 510(k) clearance. The device is the first of its kind, providing physicians with trending and tracking information to manage their patients’ blood glucose levels in surgical intensive care units. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
OptiScan Biomedical said today it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its OptiScanner 6000 intensive care unit monitor, which includes near-continuous glucose monitoring and serial monitoring of lactate levels. The OptiScanner 6000 is an automated bedside monitor which uses a micro-sample of blood to track glucose and lactate, the San Francisco-based company […]
Toshiba Medical’s M-Power interface, a customizable MRI system designed to accelerate the scanning process and enhance diagnoses. M-Power will be availble for use on Toshiba’s Vantage Atlas, Vantage Titan, and Titan3T system.
The interface uses a drag and drop method that, Toshiba said, will enhance useability, allowing technicians to favorite the most frequently used scanning tools.
Certification Enables European Sale and Marketing of World’s First Automated Device Designed to Continuously Monitor Glucose Levels in Critically Ill Patients