Search Tag: point-of-care

Cardiology Management

European Hospital Innovates its Cardiac Diagnosis Pathway by Introducing Philips Minicare

2017 28 Feb

Philips Minicare cTnI point-of-care blood test used for the first time in a rapid diagnosis protocol to improve patient experience and free up hospital resources   Elkerliek Hospital (Helmond, the Netherlands) and Royal Philips, a leader in HealthTech,has announced their collaboration to pioneer the use of point-of-care testing in the... Read more

Cardiology Management

Philips Launches New Handheld Blood Test for Rapid Point-of-Care Diagnosis of Heart Attack

2016 09 May

  Launch in selected countries in Europe follows CE marking for Philips Minicare I-20 system for cardiac troponin testing Handheld Minicare I-20 system for use in emergency departments provides results in 10 minutes from a droplet of blood instead of the current one-hour wait and supports ruling out a possible heart attack in three hours... Read more