Blood Testing

Abbot Vascualr Architect Stat Blood Testing Point-of-Care Testing
News | January 29, 2013

January 29, 2013 — An estimated 17 million people throughout the world die annually of cardiovascular diseases,...

Accumetrics VerifyNow II CE mark Antiplatelet Therapy
News | January 04, 2013

January 4, 2013 — Accumetrics Inc. announced that its next generation VerifyNow II System has achieved CE marking...

V-Chip Methodist Hospital Research Institute MD Anderson Cancer Center
News | December 21, 2012

December 21, 2012 — A new device about the size of a business card could allow health care providers to...

News | December 19, 2012

December 19, 2012 — Acute chest pain is one of the most common reasons people seek emergency care, and time is a...

Feature | November 20, 2012

November 20, 2012 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC), in collaboration with several other professional...

CoaguChek XS Plus System Point of Care Testing Blood Testing
Technology | October 08, 2012

October 8, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Clinical...

Type 2 Diabetis Mellulitis Blood Testing Cardiac Diagnostics
News | October 05, 2012

October 5, 2012 — LipoScience Inc., a highly innovative diagnostic company that is advancing patient care by...

News | September 28, 2012

September 28, 2012 — Accumetrics Inc., developer of the VerifyNow System, the first rapid and easy-to-use...

News | August 30, 2012

August 30, 2012 — Copeptin predicts prognosis in patients with heart failure, according to research presented at the...

Verifynow platelet testing clopidogrel nonresponders
Feature | August 28, 2012 | Nicole Fornell, Pharm D

A major issue with clopidogrel is that one-third of patients are nonresponders because they lack the...

Ticagrelor is the newest agent on the market. It has a different chemical structure than clopidogrel, so it has no cross sensitivity with other drugs in the class. It has a rapid absorption, faster onset than clopidogrel and is more potent.

Feature | August 28, 2012 | Nicole Fornell, Pharm D

The standard-of-care for dual antiplatelet therapy (...

Technology | August 09, 2012

August 9, 2012 — CardioDx Inc. announced that Palmetto GBA, a national contractor that administers Medicare benefits...

Technology | July 26, 2012

July 26, 2012 — Transgenomic Inc. has announced that National Government Services, the designated Medicare fiscal...

News | July 16, 2012

July 16, 2012 — LipoScience Inc., an in vitro diagnostic company developing clinical diagnostic tests using nuclear...

News | July 16, 2012

July 16, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) notified healthcare professionals of a Class I recall of...

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