Search Tag: point-of-care

ICU Management

Unique Point of Care connectivity developed for patient-dedicated blood gas analysis

2016 14 Jun

Proxima™ Interface To Conworx Data Management Solutions Enables Seamless Data Transfer From Ex-Vivo Analyser Sphere Medical , an innovative company in critical care monitoring and diagnostics equipment has announced that its Proxima™ patient-dedicated blood gas analysis system can now be connected into the Conworx family of laboratory information... 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

IMAGING Management

Fujifilm Sonosite Announces Launch Of The New Sonosite Sii, The Simply Smart Ultrasound System

2016 12 Apr

FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc. , specialists in developing cutting-edge ultrasound solutions and providing world-leading education to enable point-of-care visualization access has announced CE mark and 510(k) clearance for its new mountable ultrasound system, the SonoSite SII. Developed for regional anesthesia, vascular access and trauma applications, the... Read more

ICU Management

Abbott to Acquire Alere,Becoming Leader in Point of Care Testing & Advancing Global Diagnostics

2016 18 Feb

ABBOTT GAINS LEADERSHIP IN THE $5.5 BILLION POINT OF CARE SEGMENT, BROADENS DIAGNOSTICS FOOTPRINT AND ENHANCES ACCESS TO FAST-GROWING DIAGNOSTICS CHANNELS - Transaction expected to be immediately accretive to Abbott's ongoing earnings per share upon close - Acquisition will provide access to new product applications, channels and geographies -... Read more

IT Management

‘LabDisk’ Technology Enables POC Infectious Disease Diagnosis

2015 03 Apr

A new ‘lab-on-a-disc’ technology developed by an EU project research team can diagnose malaria and other febrile infectious diseases simultaneously in just an hour – allowing faster point-of-care treatment and precise drugs administration that could save thousands of lives. A major problem with current testing for infectious diseases in Africa is... 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

IMAGING Management

#RSNA14: A New Healthcare Solution From Samsung

2014 03 Dec

Samsung Electronics America Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, has successfully reinforced its commitment to delivering fast, easy and accurate diagnostic solutions for healthcare providers. The company displayed its expanded portfolio at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).   “From our expanded... Read more

IT Management

Innovative 24” Point-of-Care Medical Touch PC Released

2014 04 Jul

Advantech, a leader in providing a wide range of certified medical computing systems and services, has announced the release of the POC-W242, a 24” medical-grade, slim point-of-care terminal with the latest computing capabilities. The system is fanless for quiet operation and energy efficiency. It delivers high-performance with a 4th generation, Intel®... Read more