Point of Care Testing

Point of care testing includes medical diagnostic tests that can be done at the time and place of patient care instead of being sent to a medical laboratory.

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 acquire Alere. Under the terms...
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 cardiac...
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 ARCHITECT STAT High Sensitive Troponin-I (...
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-efficient...
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...
Masimo, MightySat Rx, fingertip pulse oximeter, SpO2, pulse rate
Technology | July 08, 2015
July 8, 2015 - Masimo announced the CE Mark and full market release of MightySat Rx fingertip pulse oximeter for...
Feature | May 12, 2015
May 12, 2015 — A team from Stanford University School of Medicine has developed and combined new paper and flexible...
News | March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015 — Siemens Healthcare introduced a new angiography system and new cardiac ultrasound apps at the 2015...
News | October 17, 2014
October 17, 2014 — Akers Biosciences Inc. has signed a feasibility study deal with Konica Minolta Inc. to develop a...
Loyola, Loyola Health, Loyola Medical Center
News | September 25, 2013
September 25, 2013 — Researchers have determined that fingerstick cardiac troponin I assay testing using the point-of-...
News | September 23, 2013
September 23, 2013 – Aggredyne Inc., has received ISO 13485 certification for its quality control program related to...
News | September 05, 2013
September 5, 2013 — ITC Nexus Holding Co., a company in hemostasis management and point-of-care (POC) testing,...
News | August 02, 2013
August 2, 2013 — Abbott announced results from a study evaluating its High Sensitive Troponin-I (hsTnI) assay. The...
Technology | July 31, 2013
July 31, 2013 — Polymer Technology Systems Inc. has introduced the CardioChek Plus analyzer. It is a combination...