Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Digital Health News

  • Lives on the Line: How a Robust Network Infrastructure Enhances Healthcare Standards

    Digital Health |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Jul, 2016

    The Singapore General Hospital recently reported a Hepatitis C outbreak, affecting 22 patients. While the possible cause of the outbreak has yet to be determined, this recent scare provides...Read more

  • 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



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