Point of Care Testing

HyperMed Imaging, HyperView portable tissue oxygenation measurement system, FDA clearance
Technology | Point of Care Testing | January 27, 2017

January 27, 2017 — HyperMed Imaging Inc. announced that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

Suntech Medical, Oscar 2 ambulatory blood pressure monitoring system, ABPM, Patient Diary App, SphygmoCor Inside
Technology | Blood Pressure Monitor | January 17, 2017

January 17, 2017 — The new SunTech Oscar 2 24-hour ambulatory...

GE Healthcare, Vscan Extend, app-based ultrasound, dual-probe, RSNA 2017
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | January 12, 2017

January 12, 2017 — GE Healthcare unveiled its new generation of pocket-sized, dual-probe...

News | Atrial Fibrillation | January 04, 2017

January 4, 2017 — A smartphone application made it possible to use the iPhone camera to detect atrial fibrillation...

The Xprecia Stride Coagulation Analyzer delivers fast, reliable prothrombin time/international normalized ratio (PT/INR) testing for point-of-care monitoring and management of oral anticoagulation therapy with warfarin, a vitamin K antagonist. It is the latest INR testing system to enter the market in late 2016. Read the article “Siemens Receives FDA Clearance of Xprecia Stride Coagulation Analyzer.”
 

 

Feature | Point of Care Testing | December 30, 2016 | Ravi Chawat

Point of care testing devices are gaining widespread approval for prompt medical diagnoses, especially in cardiology...

INRatio, Alere, Abbott, I and R testing, INR testing
Feature | Point of Care Testing | December 07, 2016

December 7, 2016 — Abbott has filed a complaint to terminate its proposed acquisition of Alere based on the...

Videos | TCT | November 18, 2016

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a video tour of some of the most innovative new interventional cardiology...

Siemens, FDA clearance, Xprecia Stride Coagulation Analyzer, point-of-care testing
Technology | Point of Care Testing | November 10, 2016

November 10, 2016 — Siemens Healthineers announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for a...

Kardia Band, Alivecor

The Alivecor Kardia Band for the Apple Watch enables anyone to perform a medical-grade ECG anywhere.

Technology | Wearable Sensors | March 28, 2016

AliveCor, Inc., the leader in FDA-cleared electrocardiogram (ECG) technology for mobile devices, announced today the...

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...

Cath lab radiation dose reduaction, doseaware, raysafe

The Philips DoseAware Xtend system is an advanced version of the Unfors RaySafe system, combining real time radiation detection badges and a live video screen showing each person in the cath lab in a different color. The system reports their real-time exposure rate and cumulative dose since the start of a procedure. It shows changes in dose exposure the closer a person gets to the C-arm.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | January 12, 2016 | Dave Fornell

Each year radiology vendors use the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting as a springboard to unveil...

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...

Philips, Lumify, smart device ultrasound, U.S. introduction

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Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | November 19, 2015

November 19, 2015 — Philips announced that Lumify, a smart device...

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...

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-...

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