Blood Testing

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for blood testing including platelet function monitors.

Alere, INRatio PT/INR Monitor, voluntary recall, FDA
News | Blood Testing | July 12, 2016

July 12, 2016 — Following a collaborative process with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Alere Inc. will...

News | Blood Testing | March 22, 2016

March 22, 2016 — Critical Diagnostics announced that it entered into a license agreement for the exclusive worldwide...

Abbott, Alere, acquisition, point of care diagnostics
News | Point of Care Testing | February 03, 2016

February 3, 2016 — Abbott and Alere Inc. announced a definitive agreement for Abbott to...

Profusa, integrated biosensors, long-term continuous monitoring
News | Patient Monitors | January 15, 2016

January 15, 2016 — Biointegrated sensors for long-term, continuous tracking of body chemistry may make health and...

Frost & Sullivan, biomarkers, cardiac disease diagnosis, analysis
News | Blood Testing | January 12, 2016

January 12, 2016 — Even though brain natriuretic peptide (BNP)/pro-BNP and troponin...

Feature | Genetic Testing | December 22, 2015 | Kevin P. Greene, M.D.

Statins are lifesaving medications — they have been shown to greatly reduce heart attack and other related events by...

News | Point of Care Testing | December 22, 2015

December 22, 2015 — Trinity Biotech plc announced submission of its Meritas Point of Care Analyzer and Meritas...

Technology | Cardiac Diagnostics | November 20, 2015

November 20, 2015 — Boston Heart Diagnostics announced the launch of StatinSmart, an at-home saliva laboratory...

News | Blood Testing | November 18, 2015

November 18, 2015 — Konica Minolta Inc. announced that it has developed the SPFS Immunoassay System, capable of...

The Lancet results, Abbott ARCHITECT STAT High Sensitive Troponin-I test, rule out myocardial infarction, Accident and Emergency, A&E
News | Point of Care Testing | October 13, 2015

October 13, 2015 — The Lancet published results online that show Abbott’s...

Invitae Corp., cardiovascular test panels, genetic testing, expands offerings
Technology | Genetic Testing | October 08, 2015

October 8, 2015 — Invitae Corp., a genetic information company, announced the expansion of its cardiology offering,...

genomic testing, NGS, FDA, Precision Medicine Initiative, PMI, workshops
Feature | Genetic Testing | September 21, 2015

September 21, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a pair of public workshops in November to...

Alere Triage Troponin I Test

The Alere Triage Troponin I Test is a fluorescent next-generation immunoassay, to be used with the point-of-care Alere Triage MeterPro, for quantitative measurements of troponin I.

Feature | Point of Care Testing | September 02, 2015 | Daniella Cramp

Hospital-based healthcare providers today are under greater pressure than ever to administer cost- and time-...

chest pain, triage, emergency department, new rapid assay, Dirk Westermann, BACC study, ESC 2015
News | Blood Testing | September 02, 2015

September 2, 2015 — Emergency department patients with chest pain suggestive of acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...

iFR, FFR, Philips, Volcano
News | Cath Lab | August 28, 2015

August 28, 2015 — Philips Healthcare is showcasing its latest cardiology solutions at the European Society of...

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