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Cambashi research maps key providers to industry

The latest Cambashi observatory shows which technical applications providers serve key industries Cambridge, UK, Aug 15, 2013- Cambashi today announced the latest addition to their market data resource as the Cambashi Provider by Industry Observatory. This offers a view of the industries where the key technical applications software providers are most active, enabling new and...

MobileLink Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 5, 2013- Alere™ Connect (an Alere Company) has been granted a 510(k) market clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for theAlere™ MobileLink. The new product offering is one of Alere’s connected device technologies designed to empower patients by allowing self-testing at home and delivering data quickly and seamlessly to clinical systems...

The Ultrasound Revolution – A Spotlight on Imaging Technology

Among all the medical devices used by doctors, ultrasound has had a unique quality attached to it. It possesses a power that distinguishes it from other devices—the power to “see by sound.” It’s an interesting concept that has ultimately changed medical imaging today and will most likely power the future of imaging. In 1952 ultrasound...

Medical Device Manufacturers Address Compliance Mandates with Product Lifecycle Management

A paper trail is no longer acceptable. Meeting the stringent requirements for FDA compliance as well as meeting challenging time to market deadlines requires automation. Product life cycle management systems can make a big difference for both goals. Based on industry statistics, it is obvious that intensified regulatory scrutiny has become a harsh reality for...

AAMI 2013 Conference Report

AAMI, the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, is a nonprofit organization founded in 1967. It recently held a conference in Long Beach, CA. It brought together healthcare professionals and engineers from around the world to learn, share and network under one roof. I had a chance to attend the conference and I spoke...

Philips CX50 xMATRIX now offers world-class interventional and diagnostic features on single portable system

      Available Live 3D TEE and new breakthrough ICE catheter to reduce need for two separate cardiac ultrasound systems Andover, Mass., U.S.A. – Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that CX50 xMATRIX, the world’s first portable ultrasound with Philips’ industry leading Live 3D TEE, now offers 2-D Intracardiac Echo (ICE)...

Amendment 1 to IEC 60601-1:2005

Charles B. Sidebottom, P.E., Director, Corporate Standards, Medtronic Inc.; Secretary, IEC SC 62A; Secretary, ISO TC 150, SC 5 13 May 2013 For more than 35 years, IEC 60601-1 has been one of the most widely recognized standards for demonstrating the safety of medical electrical equipment. The IEC 60601 family of standards has long been...

Bluetooth Health Device Profile: Compatible Communication for Specialized Devices

Part 1 The Health Device Profile along with the IEEE 11073 protocol is enabling a number of specific medical devices to communicate data via multiple logical channels carried by a single master radio channel for compatible device communication. Profiles play a central role in the Bluetooth Specification. They define the entire protocol stack, usually including...

Philips’ new advanced imaging ultrasound system provides a cost-effective solution to clinicians in a wide range of care settings

New Auto Face Reveal facilitates visualization of the baby’s face, possibly enhancing parental- fetal bonding.1 New Orleans, USA – Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today showcased its latest addition to the ClearVue ultrasound family of products at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 61st Annual Clinical Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, May...

Insulet to Develop New Version of the OmniPod Insulin Pump for Use with Humulin R U-500 Concentrated Insulin for People with Type 2 Diabetes

Insulet to Develop New Version of the  OmniPod Insulin Pump for Use with Humulin R U-500 Concentrated Insulin for People with Type 2 Diabetes  BEDFORD, MA, May 2, 2013 – Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD), the leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its OmniPod® Insulin Management System, today announced it has entered into an agreement...

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