Search Tag: POC

Decision Support

Recent Diagnostic Centre Trends

2021 14 Sep

Diagnostic centres now face an unprecedented demand for their services due to an ageing global population and a greater variety of available diagnostic tests. To meet this demand, centres have turned to value partnerships with technology providers to strengthen their reorganisation and consolidation strategies. One strategy, consolidating into... Read more

ICU Management

Nova Biomedical Launches Allegro CRP Test in CE Regulated Countries

2020 05 Oct

Nova Biomedical announces the addition of C-reactive protein (CRP) testing to its Allegro capillary blood analyzer for point-of-care (POC) testing in primary care settings. The Allegro and its StatStrip companion meter provides 11 clinically important tests to help physicians make therapeutic decisions and adjustments during the patient visit. The... Read more

Cardiology Management

Roche Launches Improved Point-of-Care Test to Help Diagnose High Risk Heart Attack Patients

2015 29 Jun

The Roche test enables healthcare professionals to identify patients with a suspected heart attack in the pre-hospital setting, helping ensure correct diagnosis and immediate, appropriate intervention. Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) has  announced that its improved CARDIAC point-of-care Troponin T test for the cobas h 232 system is now available... Read more

IMAGING Management

Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Potential and Limitations

2015 16 Feb

Ultrasound was not widely used outside  the radiology suite or echocardiography laboratory 20 years ago. More recently, ultrasound has become common in emergency departments (EDs), perioperative care units, acute care floors in the hospital and in clinics. It is routinely used by physicians and advanced practice providers with variable training for... Read more