Category: Uncategorized

Uncategorized

Latest

Global Mobile Health Sector Slated to Witness 32% Growth

The global mobile health sector is poised to grow 32.3% over the next decade to reach approximately $189 billion by 2025. Some of the prominent trends that the market is witnessing include an increasing awareness of mobile-based medical devices, a surging focus on patient-centric healthcare delivery, and more.

FDA to Host Public Meeting Concerning MDUFA

The FDA is hosting a public meeting titled “Medical Device User Fee Amendments” on Wednesday, November 2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST at its Silver Spring, Md., location. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss proposed recommendations for the reauthorization of the Medical Device User Fee Amendments (MDUFA) for fiscal years 2018 through 2022.

Read More

BD Unveils Point-of-Care Diagnostic Device

Becton, Dickinson and Co., aka BD, has launched a wireless rapid diagnostic system for the detection of influenza A and B, respiratory syncytial virus, and group A strep. The new wireless BD Veritor Plus System provides health care providers with objective, lab-quality immunoassay test results within minutes.

Read More

FDA Clears Pediatric Vision Scanner

The US FDA has cleared REBIScan’s Pediatric Vision Scanner (PVS)—a handheld device that helps physicians screen for amblyopia (“lazy eye”) and strabismus (misaligned eyes) in young children. Such technology is a boon to the medical community, REBIScan officials say, since amblyopia and strabismus are easiest to treat in preschoolers.

Read More

Nihon Kohden Announces American Expansion

Nihon Kohden, a Tokyo-based medical device manufacturer, is opening a technical support call center in Allentown, Pa. The company’s new 6,000-square-foot facility will complement the call center at its Irvine, Calif-based U.S. headquarters, allowing it to more quickly reach customers on the East Coast.

Read More

Abbott Buys St Jude Medical, Creating Cardiovascular Device Powerhouse

Abbott and St Jude Medical have announced a deal for Abbott to acquire St Jude Medical, strengthening Abbott’s position in the cardiovascular, diabetes, vision, and neuromodulation markets. The new company will occupy the first or second position across the cardiovascular device markets, with combined annual sales totaling approximately $8.7 billion.

Read More

Philips Adds Measurement Technology to Patient Monitoring Platforms

Philips has announced a move to expand its patient monitoring solutions, launching its IntelliVue platform with Masimo rainbow SET technology. The technology analyzes multiple wavelengths of light to noninvasively and continuously measure patients’ total hemoglobin, oxygen content, carboxyhemoglobin, methemoglobin, and Pleth Variability Index, the company says.

Read More
Loading

Uncategorized

Latest