Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Digital Health News

  • FDA approves first app-based monitoring system for pacemakers

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Nov, 2015

    Medtronic has announced the US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) approval and the US commercial availability of the MyCareLink Smart Monitor, the world's first app-based remote monitori...Read more

  • Occlutech' ASD Occlusion Device secures Japanese MHW approval

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Jan, 2016

    Tokyo: Occlutech, a Germany-based innovator of implants to treat structural heart disease, has obtained Japanese MHW approval for its dedicated Atrial Septal Defect Closure Device. The devi...Read more

  • NZ Health Ministry inks five year pact with IBM

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 May, 2015

    Singapore: The New Zealand Ministry of Health has inked a five-year contract with tech giant IBM, to deliver high secure cloud solutions that will operate an onshore Infrastructure as a Ser...Read more

  • Apple's new initiative turns iPhones into diagnostic tools

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: Apple recently unveiled an initiative to help researchers gather critical medical information from willing iPhone users. The program will use data from medical tracking apps to a...Read more

  • IT major Tech Mahindra to set up healthcare unit

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Jun, 2015

    Singapore: After Cognizant and Infosys it's now Tech Mahindra's turn to jump into the healthcare bandwagon. If reports are to be believed the IT major is planning to set up a healthcare uni...Read more

  • Telstra health expands Asia presence

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Aug, 2015

    Singapore: Australia's largest telecommunication and technology company, Telstra health, announced several key contract wins and implementations of hospital electronic medical record system...Read more

  • Telstra acquires UK-based healthcare firm

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: Australia-based Telstra healthcare has recently acquired a UK-based health analytics company, Dr Foster in a deal estimated to be worth between $40 million to $50 million. In add...Read more

  • GSK to strengthen social media presence with Wunderman

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Aug, 2015

    Singapore: Further expanding its presence in Asia, Wunderman has extended its relationship with GlaxoSmithKline. The partnership aims to revamp Health.gsk, a global information repository f...Read more

  • Touch activation' to revolutionize blood collection

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Seventh Sense Biosystems, a privately held medical device company developing integrated blood micro-collection and analysis platforms, has initiated a registration trial for its ...Read more

  • Mitigating disease outbreaks with smart mapping technology

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Mar, 2016

    With Zika virus declared a 'public health emergency' by the World Health Organization (WHO), doctors and scientists world-over are turning to smart mapping technology to learn more about th...Read more

  • FUJIFILM presents latest digital radiography innovations at AHRA 2016

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Aug, 2016

    FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions, will have a major presence at the American Healthcare Radiology A...Read more

  • Disruptive technologies penetrate into healthcare

    Digital Health |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Aug, 2013

    Commercial television took 13 years to reach 50 million people; internet reached the same number of people in three years, while Facebook and Twitter accomplished the task within a year. ...Read more

  • US researchers develop tongue operated wheel chair

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Nov, 2013

    Singapore: US researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a wireless, assistive device that lets paralyzed patients operate wheelchairs by simply moving their tongue in th...Read more

  • Your smartphone can detect cancer too!

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 May, 2015

    Singapore: Technology has developed so vast that it has now found new method to detect the eye cancer in young children, under the age of five, discovered by a British non-profit organizati...Read more

  • GSK, Google to establish bioelectronic medicines firm

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Aug, 2016

    GSK announced an agreement with Verily Life Sciences LLC (formerly Google Life Sciences), an Alphabet company, to form Galvani Bioelectronics to enable the research, development and commerc...Read more

  • Philips inaugurates new APAC healthcenter

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 May, 2016

    Singapore: With a view to improve the lives of people in the ASEAN, Royal Philips recently inaugurated its new state-of-the-art Philips APAC Center in Singapore. The inauguration ceremony w...Read more

  • Smart Healthcare Survey 2014: Uneven regulatory norms biggest hurdle

    Digital Health |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Nov, 2014

    Singapore: The focus of most of the companies has been in areas of technology innovation, affordability, ease of operation and accessibility. The key challenges for the companies have been ...Read more

  • The self-monitored healthcare revolution has begun

    Digital Health |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Aug, 2013

    Wearable technology is changing the face of sport. It is also having an immense impact on the field of health and fitness. If there is one word that describes what micro and nanotechnolog...Read more



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