Friday, 03 April 2020

MedTech News

  • Jon Samsel is new CMO of DocDoc

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: DocDoc, Singapore's healthcare service company, has appointed Mr Jon Samsel as its chief marketing officer (CMO) with global responsibility. The appointment is effective immediat...Read more

  • Malaysian, Chinese medtech firms form JV

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: Malaysia-based medical device producers, OSA Niaga and Straits Orthopedics entered into a joint venture (JV) with Beijing-based multinational medical supplier Naton Medical to pr...Read more

  • Health tech to help chronic and aging patients

    MedTech |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Nov, 2012

    The challenges of 21st century healthcare will soon exacerbate if two colliding forces are not addressed – rising chronic disease and aging populations. The World Health Organization...Read more

  • St Jude launches 3-D heart vessel imager

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: St Jude Medical, a global medical device company, launched Ilumien Optis System, a next-generation technology designed to help physicians make personalized stenting decisions bas...Read more

  • UBI doubled its revenue to $29.6 mn in FY 2012

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Universal Biosensors reported its unaudited financial result for FY 2012 including a doubling of total revenues to $29.6 million for the year. The strong growth in revenue was la...Read more

  • Geneva scientist builds low-cost fake drug detector

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Associate professor Serge Rudaz of Geneva University's School of Pharmaceutical Sciences has invented a low cost machine that can detect weakened or counterfeit drugs. Prof Ruda...Read more

  • Agilent LC/MS for 'dried blood-spot analysis'

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 May, 2012

    Singapore: Agilent Technologies has introduced the Agilent Automated Card Extraction LC/MS system, a fully integrated instrument for the analysis of dried blood spots and other dried media....Read more

  • ResMed builds on partnerships for growth

    MedTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Jun, 2012

    Driving in the niche industry of sleep disorders, ResMed was aggressive in strengthening its portfolio through acquisitions and product expansion in the European region in 2011. ResMed took...Read more

  • What are angel investors looking for?

    MedTech |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Sep, 2012

    Healthcare, biotech, pharma and life sciences are sectors that involve patient bunch of people who are willing to wait for a good number of years before their products or research commercia...Read more

  • Nanoparticles: A unique approach to cancer treatment

    MedTech |  News | By Nandita Singh | 0 Comment | 14 Mar, 2012

    Nanoparticles as a drug delivery system enables unique approaches for cancer treatment. Over the last two decades, a large number of nanoparticle delivery systems have been developed for ca...Read more

  • Abbott recalls FreeStyle Blood Glucose Meter

    MedTech |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Mar, 2014

    Singapore: Abbott is voluntarily conducting a recall for the FreeStyle Blood Glucose Meter and the FreeStyle Flash Blood Glucose Meter. These two meters have not been in production since 20...Read more

  • Lab-on-chips usher in an era of shrinking labs

    MedTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Dec, 2012

    Gone would be the days when patients will have to walk-in to their pathologists for diagnosis of a disease and wait for several weeks to get the result for tests conducted by conventional m...Read more

  • Mr Harish Nuggehalli & Mr Ashwin Sreenivasan: Focus on quality, cost will intensify in 2013

    MedTech |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Dec, 2012

    We are looking to take several initiatives in 2013, including the development of a local eco-system of vendors by connecting dots and generate business for them even if Yethimed is not part...Read more

  • China to buy Gamma Knife surgery worth $25 mn

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of China is to purchase seven Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion units at $25 million. These units have been developed by Stockh...Read more

  • Irish medtech firm Mainstay starts clinical trials

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Mar, 2014

    Singapore: Irish medtech firm Mainstay Medical has started its clinical trials on Implanted Reactiv8 unit that is being designed to stabilize spinal muscles with electrical impulses. Targe...Read more

  • Co-Diagnostics, DNA Logix JV to target poor nations

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: US-based Co-Diagnostics and DNA Logix have formed a joint venture, Co-Diagnostics HBDC to address diagnostic problems for infectious diseases unique to high burden developing cou...Read more

  • Amaranth gets $20 mn from DCP Management

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Oct, 2013

    Singapore: Singapore-based Amaranth Medical, a privately-held medical device company, has closed $20 million series B financing led by new investor DCP Management, Singapore. Existing inve...Read more

  • Siemens launches syngo ultrasound software

    MedTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: Siemens Healthcare launched syngo Ultrasound Breast Analysis, a software application for offline review of images, volumes and clips produced with the Acuson S2000 Automated Brea...Read more