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.

News | November 16, 2010
November 16, 2010 – A new tool for personalized preventative medicine was introduced at the American Heart...
News | July 23, 2010
July 23, 2010 – For patients suffering from a heart attack, every minute counts, yet the average time from start of...
News | November 20, 2009
November 18, 2009 – Three platelet function tests identified patients who will have blood cells that remain sticky,...
News | November 18, 2009
November 17, 2009 – Scientists have created a one-step, point-of-care diagnostic test based on a silicon chip that...
News | September 18, 2009
September 18, 2009 – Patients’ response to anti-platelet therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and...
Technology | April 21, 2009
April 21, 2009 - Polymer Technology Systems Inc. (PTS) today introduced CardioChek Link software to interface the...
News | March 27, 2009
March 27, 2009 - Based on study results, researchers at Mayo Clinic say that a simple, noninvasive finger sensor test...
News | March 25, 2009
March 25, 2009 - Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics’ C-reactive protein (hsCRP) test is cleared by the FDA for use as a...
News | March 11, 2009
March 11, 2009 - The VAP Cholesterol Test from Atherotech Inc. is now available with apolipoprotein A (apoAI),...
News | March 11, 2009
March 11, 2009 – The use of common screening tests, such as the ankle brachial index (ABI), along with traditional risk...
Technology | February 18, 2009
February 19, 2009 - Molecular diagnostic company TrimGen Corp. has received FDA 510(k) clearance to market its eQ-PCR...
News | February 13, 2009
February 13, 2009 - Roche Diagnostics has agreed to fund two new projects aimed at strengthening the commercial...
News | February 02, 2009
February 2, 2009 - A recent study published in Clinical Cardiology revealed that "emerging risk factors," including...
News | November 06, 2008
November 7, 2008 - Atherotech Inc. announced it will be exhibiting its VAP Cholesterol Test at the American Heart...
Technology | October 30, 2008
Just ahead of the expected release of clinical practice guidelines on Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH) by the...