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Nasal-pharyngeal Swabs for COVID-19 sample collection

CSIR- National Chemical Laboratory developed NP swabs for Covid19 sample collection. It is an appropriately small size for paediatric, nasopharyngeal or urethral genital sample...

Liebherr Medical Fridges and Freezers

Liebherr Biomedical Fridges and Freezers are designed to EN 60068-3 for optimal temperature stability and consistency to optimise storage of temperature-sensitive biological samples and...

SwasthVayu: BiPAP System Portable Ventilator

National Aerospace Laboratory developed a low-cost indigenised, non-Invasive bi-level positive airway pressure (BiPAP) ventilator device named as SwasthVayu.Developed in 36 days, it is a...

FridgiGuard: A Refrigerator Lock by Senseon

Senseon unveils the latest access control innovation for the healthcare market in response to the evolving needs of healthcare industry due to pandemic.

Pen Needles from Hindustan Syringes & Medical Devices

HMD (Hindustan Syringes & Medical Devices) Pen needles are assembled and packaged on totally automated machines. These have been designed to improve user’s contact...

KING GEORGE’S MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

The foundation stone of this grand medical institution was laid by the Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, in 1906, during his second visit to India for his Coronation Durbar as King Emperor. His Majesty gave his consent to establish the institution and to designate it by his name. Since then, the institution has been dedicated to excellent medical education, unparalleled medical ethics, groundbreaking research, and exceptional patient care. - Content presented by Gopal Anand

U.S. UNIVERSITY CONVERTS CPAP MACHINES TO EMERGENCY VENTILATORS USING HIGH-FLOW ASCO VALVES

In response to COVID-19 pandemic, a U.S. university developed a project to provide emergency ventilators to local hospitals, rural areas and developing countries using common, readily available medical components.

USMEDIC CUT EQUIPMENT SERVICE COST With Mize Customer Portal

U.S. Medical Equipment Consultants, Inc. has been leading the well-being of medical provider and researcher facilities’ equipment, with comprehensive equipment maintenance solutions these uptime-sensitive...

One Health Approach SNAP Zoonotic Transmission to Prevent Next Pandemic

COVID-19 is one of the worst zoonotic diseases, but it’s not the first. Health of Humanity is at stake. One Health is a trans-disciplinary, collaborative approach in understanding zoonotic diseases risks. - Gopal Krishna Anand

Healthcare Sector to Adopt Quality Practices and commitment to maintain high standards

Covid has completely changed the lives, globally. We are living in isolation, borders across the world had mostly been sealed, observing lockdowns.Yet, the healthcare workers and team India are working relentlessly, to provide healing touch to all across 120 countries.

HISTORY OF TIME EVOLUTION OF ARTHROPLASTY How Joint Replacements Evolved!

The year, 1950 was a landmark in development of joint replacements. European designs set a milestone in evolution of it. The article mentions about its evolutionary phases, giving safe, pain free and lasting results to millions, and now the robotics is taking a front seat.

3D PRINTING A NEW FRONTIER IN HEALTHCARE

3D printing is opening a new frontier in healthcare. This printing isn’t really printing at all. The less-familiar term is additive manufacturing – building an object with very thin layer at a time – on a precision machine, similar in size and shape to a printer.

PANDEMIC IMPACT ON CARDIVASCULAR DEVICES

COVID-19 has affected global economy in three main ways. Firstly, by directly affecting production and demand, secondly by creating supply chain and market disruption, and thirdly by its financial impact on firms and financial markets. The global cardiovascular market continues to see rapid innovation with new drugs and devices entering the market. - Presented by Gopal Anand

A study to detect the ability of Masimo PVi

Masimo found a study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology in which Dr. Marina García-de-Acilu and colleagues at the Vall d’Hebron University Hospital...

SANITIZATION EQUIPMENT DEVICES MARKET to Reach US$ 28.4 Billion By 2027

Global Sanitization Equipment Devices market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 20.3% from 2020 to 2027 and reach the market value...

Smartphones and Tablets growing use to drive online Pharmacy Market to USD 107.53 billion

Increasing prevalence of IoT across world and growing use of smartphones and Tablets are key factors driving the global online pharmacy market demand. COVID-19...

CE Mark approval for SENSEI-Robotic Gamma Probe

Lightpoint Medical received CE Mark approval for SENSEI, a robotic gamma probe. It is to be commercially available to European hospital systems. SENSEI has...

Foundation stone of Mon Medical College in Nagaland set

Laying the foundation stone of the Mon Medical College in Mon district headquarters on February 26, 2021, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health...

Technologies to drive Global MRI Market: to grow at CAGR of 2.5%

Advanced technologies and applications such as point-of-care, pediatrics, dry-magnets, compact MRI and fusion imaging are driving global market.Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Technological Advancements...

New Technique to measure DNA modifications

Scientists have developed a new technique to measure DNA modifications that can have applications in early diagnosis of multiple diseases like Cancer, Alzheimer’s, and...

Huge Potential for US Virtual Care market: to witness seven fold growth by 2025

The virtual care is the next growth opportunity across the healthcare space. Requirements to ensure social distancing have transformed virtual care from an essential...

Researchers develop air sterilization prototype to kill microbes

To combat Covid, researchers are developing diverse antimicrobial technologies, effective in killing a virus, but harmless to humans and the environment. In a recent...

New Burns and Plastic Surgery Block of AIIMS Delhi dedicated to Sushruta

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare inaugurated the newly constructed Burns and Plastic Surgery Block of AIIMS, New Delhi and...

Inspira Technologies appoints Benad Goldwasser as Chairman of the Board

Inspira Technologies Ltd., a leader in respiratory medical technology, announced appointing of Professor Benad Goldwasser as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Prof. Goldwasser...

Messe Frankfurt India collaborate with AMTZ to launch MedTech Innovation Forum in India

The launch of MedTech Innovation Forum aims to create a collaborative platform for medical device manufacturers, innovators and technology experts to exchange advancements and...

Vuzix partners Rods & Cones for smart glasses platform support

Rods & Cones will add the M-Series Smart Glasses as an additional, video capturing device to support optimized remote interactions between surgeons and experts....

Anatomiz3D printers to be installed across Apollo Hospitals

Apollo Hospitals Group and Anatomiz3D Medtech announced a collaboration for design and printing of complex implants, taking the lead in an initiative to establish...

PANDEMIC POSITIVE IMPACT RISE, ATMANIRBHAR MANUFACTURING LEADS CHANGE

We are edging out pandemic dusk that descended upon us. Surely, there has been a substantial decline in rising active caseloads, but there is...

BENEV launches Sylfirm X

BENEV Company Inc., an FDA registered manufacturer with a global presence, launched a novel RF micro-needling device, Sylfirm X, in the US as the...

EchoNous launches online platform for ultrasound education

EchoNous launches Kosmos Universal Platform (UP), a specialized software platform, helps educators streamline and automate the process of teaching POCUS, specifically ultrasound scanning—an emerging...

Ambu’s single-use cystoscope enters the Canadian market

Ambu Inc., a rapidly growing medical device manufacturer, received Health Canada clearance for the aScope 4 Cysto, a flexible cystoscope platform for urology.The aScope...

Miku launches Miku Pro Smart Baby Monitor

Miku unveils the Miku Pro Smart Baby Monitor, designed to connect parents to their little ones in a unique way. The product features Miku's...

StimaWELL North America Inc. enters the US market

StimaWELL North America Inc. enters the USA market with its award-winning, FDA approved StimaWELL. SitmaWELL is 120MTRS Class II medical device, a wave E...

atHeart Medical evolves septal closure

atHeart Medical, a medical device company dedicated to establishing the new standard of care for closure of atrial septal defects (ASD), commenced operations and...

Vaica offers a solution to maintain blood viscosity level

Vaica Medical, an innovation leading provider in medication adherence and remote patient management (RPM), introduces its anticoagulation (blood clotting) remote management solution.People suffering from...

Neoss ProActive Edge enables stability in challenging clinical cases

At an upcoming webinar, Dr. Lars Sennerby reviews his simplified protocols using Neoss ProActive Edge Implants designed to ensure predictable stability in challenging clinical...

Biogennix unveils advanced bone grafting solution

Biogennix, an osteobiologics company that develops, manufactures, and distributes proprietary bone graft products used for bone fusion procedures, releases its new Agilon Strip bone...

Empatica achieves the CE mark for its medical smartwatch

EmbracePlus, a medical smartwatch by, Empatica receives the European CE mark as a Class lla medical device for its ability to consistently provide quality...

ERT highlights MasterScopeTM’s new features and functions

ERT, the global leader in clinical endpoint data collection, highlights MasterScopeTM Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT) platform's new features and functionality for respiratory clinical trials. Its...

Qosina expands its portfolio for bioprocess single-use systems

Qosina, a global supplier of OEM single-use components to the medical and pharmaceutical industries, expanded its product portfolio developed for the needs of the...

The Eclipse Platform to accelerate Research and Development of medicines

Synthego, the genome engineering company, launched Eclipse. Eclipse is a new high-throughput cell engineering platform designed to accelerate drug discovery and validation by providing...

Invention to stops or delays the Progress of Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Leon E. Popovitz, MD, Co-Founder, New York Bone & Joint Specialists and Top Orthopedic Surgeon in NYC, has invented a bone and joint implant...

RevBio receives $2 Million to pursue the treatment of wrist fractures with its Tetranite

RevBio patented bone adhesive technology known as Tetranite is injectable by creating a small incision in a patient's skin to deliver the material, making it a more minimally invasive treatment option.

ActivSight Intraoperative Imaging Module enhances surgical visualization

Activ Surgical, a digital surgery pioneer, received (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the company's ActivSight Intraoperative Imaging Module for enhanced surgical visualization. The hardware-agnostic imaging...

Eclipse launches DermaFlex Line of microcannulas for dermatologists and medspas

Eclipse, a US-based medical device manufacturer, introduced the DermaFlex line of microcannulas. DermaFlex is an advancement in the design and usability of microcannulas.Tom O'Brien,...

Medcura publishes successful results from the clinical study at Chicago

Medcura, Inc., a commercial-stage medical device company, published the results of a peer-reviewed clinical study at the University of Chicago in this month's Cardiovascular...

Vysioneer Receives FDA Clearance for its tumor auto-contouring solution

Vysioneer, the leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI) for cancer care, received FDA clearance for VBrain, the first-ever AI-powered tumor auto-contouring solution. VBrain has been...

Empirical Spine receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for its LimiFlex Device

Empirical Spine Inc., a company developing advanced solutions for the surgical treatment of spinal disorders, FDA has granted Breakthrough Device Designation (BDD) for its...

Fluidx Medical Technology releases its clinical study on the use of GPX Embolic Device

Fluidx Medical Technology, Inc. released details on the clinical use of their GPX Embolic Device for blocking flow to small microvasculature and large tumor...

BD receives FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization for its Veritor Plus System

BD announced that the FDA has granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for its BD Veritor Plus System for Rapid Detection of SARS-CoV-2, to screen...

NGMedical receives FDA Clearance for its BEE HA Cervical Cage System

NGMedical, a German medical device manufacturer exclusively focused on creating innovative technologies for spinal application, received FDA clearance for its anatomically shaped cervical interbody...

Tiger Tech COVID-19 screening device receives FDA emergency authorisation

The Meadows School in Las Vegas has partnered with Tiger Tech Solutions, Inc. to test the first machine learning-based COVID-19 non-diagnostic screening device. The...

FemTech supports the government’s cervical cancer screening project

MobileODT, an Israeli Digital Health FemTech company's latest innovation in cervical cancer screening, Visual Check AI technology, is supporting a large-scale, government cervical cancer...

CUREXO’s CUVIS-joint receives the EEA CE mark

CUREXO, Inc., a medical robot company, developed CUVIS-joint artificial joint surgical robot that received the EEA CE mark. CUVIS-joint was MFDS certified in June...

ReddyPort launches Microphone and Controller

ReddyPort, a medical technology company focused on bringing non-invasive ventilation (NIV) products into the market, launches ReddyPort Microphone and Controller, a device that includes...

MagVenture introduces MagVenture Flow Arm for non-invasive brain stimulation

MagVenture, the Danish medical device company behind MagVenture TMS Therapy, introduces the MagVenture Flow Arm — a patent-pending, clinical positioning system to optimize the...

Transit Scientific’s XO CrossÒ Microcatheter platform receives CE Mark Approval

Transit Scientific received CE Mark approval in the European Union for its non-tapered metal alloy XO CrossÒ Microcatheter platform. Microcatheters are used to provide...

Telehealth, And Digitization in Healthcare

After many attempts to kick-start digitization of healthcare with huge monetary outgo floundered, finally we are going electronic. Telemedicine and related activities are suddenly part of the new normal after the current pandemic. Device makers are adapting to these changes.

Capturing Clinical Efficacy Data Product to serve Chronic Stroke Patients with Walking Difficulties

MedRhythms, a digital therapeutics company based in United States, uses sensors, music, and software to build, evidence-based, neurologic intervention, to measure and improve walking. Intended to be a rehabilitative device for walking improvement, it took a study to capture clinical efficacy data with Castor, a health-tech company, provider of clinical trial technology that automates the research process.

AI healthcare market Worth by 2026

The market report covers the AI healthcare market worth from 2020 to 2026, along with the factor responsible for fueling the healthcare market.

Medical Devices and Vaccines Atmanirbhar Manufacturing

Globally, healthcare industry is enlaced in fighting corona virus, which triggered sudden pause in all manufacturing activities, forcing nations into lockdowns. The face masking and sanitization has become an undeniable self-safety trend. The silent pandemic forced scientific opportunity for innovation and self-reliance in manufacturing medical devices, vaccine etc. Precisely, corona wave birthed a naïve term Atmnirbharta, readying India for new normal times … - Gopal Krishna Anand.

Customizing therapy sessions

Abhijeet, a Mechanical Engineer and MBA, sharing his insights about growth, strategy and expansion of SynPhNe, with Medical Equipment & Automation, mentions about developing its network and marketing activities to build the brand globally.

Synchrony of Advanced Technology used with Lithotripsy: Complex Heart Treatment on Octogenarian Cancer Survivor

An Indian doctor, using technology- traditionally used to crush kidney stones and with heart pump support, performed a complex heart treatment on 81 year old cancer survivor. A review of medical journals and literature in the field reveals that this is probably the first successful instance of this kind of treatment; successfully used even at the global level, to clear hard and rocky blocks in the heart and limb.

Nano-Coated Magnesium Alloys to Repair Bone Fractures

Alloys of magnesium are being considered as a good option for orthopaedic applications as magnesium is biocompatible, biodegradable and has other important mechanical properties....

TheraSphere Y-90 Glass Microspheres – a radioembolization technology for treating HCC

Boston Scientific Corporation received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the TheraSphere Y-90 Glass Microspheres, developed for the treatment of patients with...

CARING CRISIS SETS IN; VACCINE, A DECISIVE TURNING POINT

Corona virus disease, an unsaid dimension of a humanitarian crisis globally - is trending as statistical phenomena and now, a new strain of virus...

Lumbar Plating Solution to address multiple lumbar spine pathologies

4WEB Medical's Lumbar Planting Solution consists of a wide variety of modular plating configurations to address multiple lumbar spine pathologies and approaches.

Salvus detection technology to detect SARS-CoV-2 virus

Salvus, part of the CJB companies, introduced Salvus detection technology that features handheld detection in minutes with extreme specificity and at parts per trillion...

AccuShelf integrates COVID-19 specific vaccine workflows

TruMed Systems, the makers of AccuVax and AccuShelf, release an update to the AccuShelf Temperature Monitor solution to integrate best practices for COVID-19 vaccine...

Global Medical Imaging Informatics Market to experience a boost due to AI and cloud technologies

Frost & Sullivan's recent analysis finds that the emergence of new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and the cloud, evolving clinical and administrative/operational...

Tryten’s Virtual Rounding Assistant-Tablet Cart to support the battle against COVID-19

COVID-19 is hitting record high infections, hospitalizations, and ICU bed occupancy. Hospitals and community health centers need solutions to rapidly meet the increasing demand...

Mediland launches advanced Surgical Table and SurgicalLight

Mediland, a leading medical equipment manufacturer in Asia launched new products: novel C800 electro-hydraulic operating table and SunLED Series surgical light were born with...

ZygoFix completes $2 Million round for an alternative spinal fusion solution

ZygoFix, a portfolio company of The Trendlines Group Ltd., a leading Israel- and Singapore-based investment group focused on high-growth medical and agrifood technologies, has...

Solta Medical launches the Clear + Brilliant Touch Laser

The Clear + Brilliant Touch laser delivers a customized treatment protocol for patients of all ages and skin types in a single appointment by switching between two wavelengths with the Original and Perméa handpieces.

BAGUERAC Cervical Disc Prosthesis restore the height and preserve motion at that spinal level

Dr. Domagoj Coric at Carolina Neurosurgery and Spine Associates in Charlotte NC performed the first surgery in the two-level U.S. Investigational Device Exemption (IDE)...

O-scan Elite Dedicated MRI enables a comfortable MRI experience

The O-scan Dedicated MRI is designed for imaging the upper and lower joints and runs on a standard power outlet which eliminates the need for helium providing customers with a comfortable MRI process.

Sheldon Moberg to lead Bexson Biomedical medical device development

Bexson Biomedical, Inc., a research-stage company developing dosing and delivery solutions for mental health and pain management indications. Adds Sheldon Moberg as Senior VP,...

TheraFuze DBF Fiber Bag for Graft Containment in Spinal Surgery

TheraCell Announces Immediate Release Of Its TheraFuze DBF Fiber Bag Solution For Graft Containment In Spinal Surgery

Essity receives innovative technology contract from Vizient, Inc.

Vizient members received Cutimed Sorbact advanced wound dressing for safe and effective wound management with a unique purely physical mode of action from Essity.

DIR800 enhances the fluorescence capabilities of the microscope

Aesculap, Inc. received FDA 510(k) clearance for DIR800 3D digital infrared fluorescence for use with its Aesculap Aeos Robotic Digital Microscope. The clearance further...

ARANZ Medical’s Silhouette solution enhances wound telehealth evaluations

Telehealth programs for patients with mobility restriction to get better with the use of ARANZ Medical's Silhouette solution approved by the US Department of Veteran's Affairs (VA).

PMA process initiated for FDA approval of LimiFlex for Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

Empirical Spine, Inc., maker of the LimiFlex Paraspinous Tension Band, announced the initiation of the PMA process for FDA review and approval of the...

Inovise Medical receives device designation to detect the risk of decompensation

Inovise Medical announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted a device designation for its AUDICOR heart failure management system. The system...

Dubai Ambulance adopts Vie Scope for intubation

Adroit Surgical LLC announced that Dubai Corporation For Ambulance Services (DCAS) will use the Vie Scope for intubation in all their ambulances. Dr. Nilesh R....

IISER Bhopal Innovators develop ‘Crowd and Mask’ Monitoring System

The 'Crowd and Mask' Monitoring system ensures that a minimum of three feet of social distancing and mask norms are being followed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Easy-to-Use Reversed-Phase Capillary Columns and Emitters

The Thermo Scientific MAbPac Reversed-Phase (RP) Capillary HPLC Column builds upon the separation power and reliability of the proven MAbPac RP chemistry in analytical flow.

Doctors at Cloudnine successfully perform a rare fetal procedure

Cloudnine Hospital had successfully delivered the fetus that received Gurgaon’s first-ever vesico-amniotic shunt insertion. The vesico-amniotic shunt insertion procedure was done on the fetus...

RhythMedix launches next-gen RhythmStar Device

RhythMedix, a leader in remote cardiac monitoring released a next-generation RhythmStar wearable device with built-in 4G cellular connectivity. The novel cardiac telemetry monitor is...

C2Dx secures Stryker T/Pump

C2Dx Inc., a medical device company that invests in and refines the delivery of valuable, niche products to propel their growth, has acquired the...

SPA received FDA clearance for HipInsight Augmented Reality System for Joint Arthroplasty

Surgical Planning Associates (SPA) announced a step forward in how surgery can be performed with the introduction of a HipInsight augmented reality (AR) intra-operative...

Alexis Multispecialty Hospital partners with MFine

Alexis Multispecialty Hospital has turned to telemedicine to continue their OPD operations in the fight against the Coronavirus outbreak. Doctors at Alexis will be on...

Vuzix collaborates with Rods & Cones for M-Series Smart Glasses Platform Support

Vuzix Corporation, a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, announced a strategic partnership with Rods & Cones, a...

STALIF M FLX listed as the top ALIF 3D-printed cage

Centinel Spine, LLC, the largest privately-held spine company focused on anterior column reconstruction, announced its novel STALIF M FLX 3D-Printed ALIF device was listed...

Pylo launches 4G remote blood pressure monitor device

Pylo Health launched Pylo 802-LTE, a cellular blood pressure monitor designed for patients undergoing remote physiological monitoring (RPM) and is developed of the FDA-cleared...

SmartBreast acquires Molecular Breast Imaging

SmartBreast Corporation (SmartBreast), a privately held company focused on breast cancer screening and diagnosis, acquired the Discovery NM750b Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) assets from...

NGMedical receives FDA clearance for its titanium cervical BEE cage

The titanium cervical BEE cage has a structure of a honeycomb, which allows for bony ingrowth, and reduces the use of titanium limiting the risk of X-ray artefacts.

Wearable Osmotic Bolus Injector for single-use

The new Wearable Osmotic Bolus Injector is a cost-effective, user-friendly and prefilled wearable injector for single-use.

Beltone Rely provides premium hearing aid at an economical cost

Beltone, the nation's leading hearing care retailer, introduces Beltone Rely, a full collection of hearing aids offering proven technology and advanced features and services...

Key Points At A Glance For Atmanirbharta And Wellness

Considering the health of population and battered economy during pandemic period that pressed countries in the world, including India into almost economic recession, Finance...

Dominion Aesthetic Technologies Closes $23.7 Million Series B Financing

EON the touchless, intelligent body contouring device developed by Dominion Aesthetic Technologies has closed Series B financing, raising a total of $23.7 million. Series B...

blinq. Vision Scanner – to detect micro-strabismus and amblyopia

Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) and Rebion announce production for Rebion's blinq. vision scanning technology, FDA cleared device designed to detect micro-strabismus and amblyopia (lazy...

The United States releases BlackArmor Anterior Cervical Plate

icotec ag, leading medical device manufacturer of BlackArmor Carbon/PEEK implants, the United States releases the world's first 100% nonmetallic (Plate & Screws) Anterior Cervical...

The CyberKnife Center can treat tumors anywhere in the body

The CyberKnife Center in Munich can treat tumors anywhere in the body with the help of a high-precision robot and image-guided irradiation.

Valcare Medical completes its first-in-Human Transseptal Implant of the AMEND Annuloplasty

Valcare Medical Ltd. developer of transcatheter mitral and tricuspid valve repair and replacement solutions, successfully completed its first-in-human transseptal delivery of the AMEND annuloplasty ring....

Casio to Release DZ-D100 DERMOCAMERA

Casio Computer Co., Ltd. announced the upcoming release of the DZ-D100 DERMOCAMERA that allows close-up shots with the lens directly touching the skin as...

Removal of Large Blood Clots in Deep Vein Thrombosis

Control Medical Technology announced the FDA cleared Control 11F Mechanical Thrombectomy system was used to remove large blood clots from patients with deep vein...

Esaote North America introduces MyLabX8 Ultrasound System into Canada

Esaote North America states that the MyLabX8 Ultrasound System has now been approved in Canada. Previously approved by FDA in the USA, MyLab X8...

DePuy Synthes Receives 510(k) FDA Clearance for VELYS Robotic-Assisted Solution

The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies stated that DePuy Synthes has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for...

Elcam Medical partners with Serenno Medical

Serenno Medical, developer of medical devices for patient monitoring in a hospital setting, announced that Elcam Medical, a leading producer of medical devices, has...

Lightpoint Medical receives CE Mark approval for Robotic Gamma Probe

Lightpoint Medical, a medical device company developing miniaturized surgical tools for advanced intraoperative cancer detection, received CE Mark approval for SENSEI, a robotic gamma...

QT Imaging chooses Freedom Ventures for distribution of its 3D breast imaging technology

QT Imaging, developer of the QTscan, has selected Freedom Ventures B.V., as the exclusive distributor of its 3D breast imaging technology for the European, Middle...

FDA grants emergency use authorization for Novel Aerosol Infection Containment Device

As the world faces a new era of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, new technologies are paving, the way for safer, more effective treatment...

suitX launches a novel wearable exoskeleton

suitX, a California-based innovator in exoskeleton technologies, launched a novel wearable exoskeleton, shield, for healthcare personnel required to wear heavy anti-radiation aprons. shieldX removes 100% of the...

Flowonix Medical and SWK Holdings Corporation close $33 Million Financing

Flowonix Medical, Inc., a medical device company that provides advanced, implantable drug delivery solutions and SWK Holdings Corporation, life sciences focused specialty finance company...

Masimo SpHb, noninvasive and continuous hemoglobin monitoring reduces ICU stay and postoperative transfusion

Masimo announced the findings of an abstract recently presented at Euroanaesthesia 2020 in which Dr. Saraçoğlu and colleagues at Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey investigated the...

Sani + Smart team approach White House administration to eliminate tariffs on hand sanitizers

An increase of hand sanitizers and face masks for protecting people from the virus due to the outbreak of Covid-19 necessitated more demand. But...

Medical Technology sector likely to recover by mid-2021

Medical technology sector is expected to recover to the pre-COVID19 level only by July-December 2021 at best, as companies continue to earn lower than...

Carestream brings in DRX-Compass X-ray System

Focusing eye on the future, Carestream Health launches its DRX-Compass X-ray System for mid-tier hospitals and medical imaging centres worldwide. The system offers a...

Dr. Harsh Vardhan nominated to Board of GAVI: The Vaccine Alliance

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare has been nominated by the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) as a...

Shaping Healthcare Artificial Intelligence: The Next Frontier

Working remotely has become the new normal with ongoing Corona virus pandemic, and hence continuity of business operations has to rely more on digital technologies and digital capabilities of a company. AI is one of the technologies which can create an an impact on human productivity, proclivity and possibilities. It creates large data which is accessible.

IIT Kharagpur Researchers develop Novel Technology for Covid-19 Rapid Test

The researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a novel portable rapid diagnostic device to detect COVID-19 infection within an hour. This first-of-its-kind device will...

ClearMask gets clearance for world’s first fully transparent surgical mask

Transparent communication during the customer experience can be critical in establishing rapport and earning trust, while assuring safety as a priority. Fully transparent, anti-fog...

Micro-Tech Endoscopy launches Napoleon Endoscopic Measuring Device

Micro-Tech Endoscopy recently launched the Napoleon Endoscopic Measuring Device. Napoleon Endoscopic is a ruler marking every millimetre for precise measurements and is available in...

Xenex LightStrike Robot

Xenex LightStrike robot is ultraviolet room disinfection technology proven to deactivate SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19. LightStrike technology is used in healthcare facilities to...

Godrej Blood Bank Refrigerators with no risk of freezing

The whole blood and red blood must always be stored at a temperature of +2 to +6 degree C to maintain blood’s oxygen carrying...

Lumenis innovates NuEra Tight with FocalRF technology for body treatments

Luminis, the largest energy-based medical device company for aesthetic, surgical and ophthalmic applications, is a world-renowned expert in developing and commercializing innovative energy-based technologies,...

Atma Nirbhar Bharat Vision Transasia launches Made In India ErbaLisa COVID-19 ELISA test kits

In line with PM Narendra Modi’s vision of Atma Nirbhar Bharat of making India a self-reliant nation, Transasia initiated manufacturing of ErbaLisa COVID-19 IgG test kits at its existing facility in Daman. Further, it will soon start rolling out kits from its ultra-modern manufacturing facility at Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ), Visakhapatnam. Sprawling over 35,000 sq.ft., the plant is backed by World Health Organization.

TheraCell completes first surgical use of TheraFuze DBF Fiber

TheraCell Inc., a leading allograft solution company, has completed the first surgical case using its TheraFuze DBF Fiber Bullets. This unique DBF fiber form...

SmartBreast acquires MBI assets from Dilon Technologies

Smart Breast Corporation (SmartBreast), a privately held company focused on breast cancer screening and detection, has acquired certain Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) assets from...

Strados Labs receives FDA 510(k) clearance for RESP

Strados Labs, a health technology developer of remote respiratory devices and software, has received FDA Class II 510(k) clearance for its first product, RESP,...

FDA De Novo approves to market EndoRotor System for Direct Endoscopic Necrosectomy (DEN)

Interscope, Inc. announced the release of FDA de novo clearance to market its EndoRotor System in the United States for direct endoscopic necrosectomy (DEN),...

Lee Health collaborated with Innovaccer

The collaboration between Lee Health and Innovaccer will enable Lee Heath to enhance its outcomes on multiple clinical and financial performance metrics.

LINX Reflux Management System provides effective long-term control of GERD

Ethicon, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, stated its LINX Reflux Management System was shown to provide effective long-term control of...

McKesson launches Ontada

McKesson launches Ontada, an oncology technology and insights business dedicated to help advance cancer research and care.

Edwards treats the first patient for Mitral Valve Disease

Edwards Lifesciences announced that the first patient has been treated, in the RESTORE clinical trial, which will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the...

Surfacidic Helios System UV Robots deployed in top pediatric hospitals to combat COVID-19

Surfacide, a UV disinfection company's Surfacide Helios System of UV robots has been enlisted, by a dozen top pediatric hospitals around the country and...

Vital Data Sensor in New Cardiac Monitor receives clearance from FDA

BIOTRONIK announced FDA clearance and availability of the Vital Data Sensor, which identifies body temperature increases potentially associated with fever, in the new BIOMONITOR...

Knightscope launches Elevated Body Temperature Detection

Knightscope has introduced an Elevated Body Temperature (EBT) detection as a solution to its clients to measure body temperatures of employees and visitors entering a facility.

Spinal Elements acquires Benvenue Medical Assets

Spinal Elements, a spine technology company, acquires Benvenue Medical, Inc. assets. Among the assets are the Luna XD multi-expandable lumbar fusion device and the...

3M introduces next-gen silicone adhesives

The new 2480 3M Hi-Tack Silicone Adhesive is repositionable, flexible and conformable to work well with various medical devices, including continuous glucose monitoring systems, wearable monitors, sleep and incontinence devices.

Arjo collaborates with Vitalacy

Arjo, a global medical device company, has entered into a distributor agreement with Vitalacy, a Los Angeles health and hygiene technology company, to offer...

Inspira Technologies introduces the AXT System

Inspira Technologies reveals the AXT - An intelligent system that directly oxygenates blood for respiratory care stabilizing the patient's oxygen levels, eliminating the need for mechanical ventilation.

MicroPort CRM launches Clinical Trial for Innovative Axone

MicroPort Cardio Rhythm Management (CRM) announced the first recruitment for the Astral-4LV clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Axone, a left...

Coastal Vision Medical Group offers the RxSight LAL to Cataract Patients

Patients who received the Light-Adjustable Lens (LAL) were approximately twice as likely to achieve 20/20 vision without glasses than patients who received a standard monofocal intraocular lens (IOL).

RenalGuard Therapy prevents AKI after Cardiac Surgery

RenalGuard Therapy protects at-risk patients undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) from Acute Kidney Injury.

Nozin helps mitigate the risk of hospital bacterial infection during COVID-19

A new white paper reviews evidence that patient colonization risk mitigation programs, using Nozin Nasal Sanitizer antiseptic reduce infection rates up to 96%.

MSA Safety launches Advantage 290 LS Air-Purifying Respirator

MSA Safety's Advantage 290 Respirator provides COVID-19 frontline workers with a reusable and alternative PPE option and is approved by NIOSH.

OrthAlign, Inc. announces first cases using LANTERN Surgical Assistant

OrthAlign, Inc., announced the first cases using LANTERN Surgical Assistant. The cases were performed by Dr. Michael Ast, a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon at the...

Medical Devices to Revolutionize with the Integration of Cloud, IoT and AI

Personalized, non-invasive, lightweight, and portable therapeutic medical devices are an emerging growth market trend, finds Frost & Sullivan.

Eppendorf Introduces Move It Adjustable Spacing Pipettes

Eppendorf AG released new Move It Adjustable Spacing Pipettes. This new line of pipettes significantly reduces operating time when compared to single-channel pipettes, building...

Cognita Labs receives FDA clearance for PulmoScan

Cognita Labs, a leading respiratory technologies company, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued clearance for PulmoScan, the world's first...

Widex develops hearing aids powered by AI

Widex is the first hearing aid manufacturer to utilize real-time AI to create a better, more natural and personalized sound experience for hearing aid...

Olympus launched HANAROSTENT Esophagus TTS Stent

Olympus, a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, launched HANAROSTENT Esophagus TTS self-expanding metal stents (SEMS)...

COPAN’s PhenoMATRIX fuses the power of Artificial Intelligence and culture to detect highly sensitive GBS

COPAN's PhenoMATRIX provides accurate results eliminates the need to review each plate manually saving time and freeing up technicians to focus on more complex tasks.

RB Medical supply launches VTM Collection Kit

RB Medical Supply released its newest product: the VTM (Viral Transport Medium) Collection Kit. As part of the company's wide variety of COVID-19 kits,...

VectorCare provides Tech Solutions for home-based Healthcare Services

VectorCare, a Bay Area patient care logistics company, expands tech solutions to power mobile home-based health services. At the start of 2020, the healthcare...

Stryker launches a completely wireless hospital bed

Stryker, leading medical technology companies launched a completely wireless hospital bed, ProCuity. This intelligent bed was designed to help reduce in-hospital patient falls at...

PathogenDx partnership with Prevenio to Combat Spread of Foodborne Illnesses

PathogenDx, Inc., an Arizona based technology company which has developed a multiplexed microarray DNA-based pathogen testing platform, partnered with Prevenio, an innovator and leader...

AIMED worked closely with the Government and Manufacturers to ramp up medical equipment production

As India geared up to fight the COVID-19 crisis, the Association of Indian Medical Device Industry relentlessly worked at the forefront to combat the...

Centaur Pharmaceuticals launches WOXheal

Centaur Pharmaceuticals launched a New Chemical Entity (NCE) – WOXheal. With its dual mechanism of action, WOXheal is a unique product in the treatment...

Artificial Intelligence Corroborates COVID-19 treatment

The collaboration between Prof. Angshul Majumdar of IIIT Delhi and Prof. Emilie Chouzenoux of INRIA, Saclay, Paris, harnesses the power of deep learning to...

AI algorithm detects when medical images will be difficult for radiologists or AI to make an effective diagnosis

A new AI algorithm can identify when medical images are likely to be difficult for either a radiologist or AI to make an effective...

Micro-Tech Endoscopy launches Napoleon Endoscopic Measuring Device

Micro-Tech Endoscopy recently launched the Napoleon Endoscopic Measuring Device. Napoleon Endoscopic is a ruler marking every millimetre for precise measurements and is available in...

Nautilus Medical Technologies introduced TeleRay Record

Nautilus Medical Technologies introduced TeleRay Record, which is an advanced all-in-one surgery recorder for use with any endoscope, headset, c-arm, vascular, ultrasound, c-arms, etc....

3SMG organizes a four-day virtual expo

3SMG Events Private Limited is hosting a four day Virtual Expo on Pharma, Health care, Diagnostics and Hygiene from 22nd-25th September'2020. The Expo will...

Avigan Shows Promising Results in Treatment of COVID Patients

Global Response Aid (GRA) and Dr. Reddy's Laboratories stated that the anti-viral drug Avigan produced promising results in a single-blinded, placebo-controlled Phase 3 clinical...

LANXESS India donates six ventilators

LANXESS donated six ventilators three each to Kaushalya Medical Foundation Trust Hospital and Bethany Hospital in Thane, worth over INR 1 crore. The donation...

IIT Guwahati in collaboration with Workspace Metal Solutions develops Self-Check Kiosk

The kiosk is a one-stop solution for checking if an individual has potential symptoms of COVID-19 or any other viral or bacterial infection while providing 360⁰ disinfection of the belongings through the UV-C chamber.

Galenagen receives patent for remote monitoring of Parkinson’s Disease

Galenagen, LLC received the patent to remotely monitor Parkinson's Disease by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Galenagen's patent is directed to...

OSF Ventures invests in a device to detect Middle Ear Infections

Middle ear infections are the leading cause of hearing loss, surgery and antibiotic use, especially in children who are misdiagnosed up to half of...

Accuray Radixact System with Synchrony Technology Delivers Advanced Cancer Treatments

Accuray Incorporated states multiple sites in Japan are now using the Radixact System with Synchrony, including Takarazuka City Hospital in Hyogo, Japanese Red Cross...

Medit launches new T-Series scanner models

Medit launched three new T-Series laboratory scanner models; T710, T510, and T310. The open-system scanners offer upgraded performance economically, and with a fully customizable...

Deputy Chief Minister Dr Ashwath Narayan inaugurates TrueNat machine

The COVID-19 Testing Centre in Public Health Centre, Bengaluru was inaugurated by Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. CN Ashwath Narayan in the presence of Dinesh...

TeqMed Scientific launches NESTGUARD

NESTGUARD is free from hazardous chemicals, safe, effective and economical, and is designed and developed in India making every Indian Atmanirbhar.

VDL and DSM joint venture to manufacture medical facemasks and PPE filter materials

VDL and DSM joint ventures to manufacture high-quality facemasks and critical filter material, while also looking for ways to reduce the growing waste of used facemasks.

Bayer and Siemens Healthineers present first Imaging System Interface for MRI

The Imaging System Interface1 (ISI) saves time, improves operational efficiency and reduces the number of steps in the MRI workflow by one third, allowing the user to focus more on the patient.

Alexis Multispecialty Hospital partners with MFine

Alexis Multispecialty Hospital partners with MFine to provide virtual consultation to their patients during the ongoing pandemic.

Medtech Software Park aims for Rs. 10,000 Cr market creation

STPI MedTech launched the Open Challenge Program to encourage startups focused on MediElectronics, HealthInformatics, HealthTech & IoT to showcase their innovation mettle & transform ideas into ground-breaking products.

MTaI welcomes two CDSCO notices

Medical Technology Association of India represents research-based medical technology companies with significant investments in manufacturing, welcomes two CDSCO notices which address operational and regulatory...

GeneStore France introduces GeneStore Detection Expert

GeneStore Detection Expert (rRT PCR kit) is an affordable test kit with the ability to detect SARS CoV2 within an hour, delivers 100% accurate result with exceptional sensitivity and specificity.

Ansell shares its expert insights with other manufacturers

Ansell shares its expert manufacturing insights to boost the production of protective clothing, to meet the demand of first responders and healthcare providers in Canada and the US.

SkylineDx signs a collaboration agreement with multiple stakeholders

SkylineDx signed a collaboration agreement with a multi-disciplinary clinical consortium in the Netherlands that designed a trial to implement a diagnostic innovation to manage continuity of care delivery, due to COVID.

SleepImage and American Heart Association Science collaborate to develop innovative and scalable solutions

The American Heart Association and SleepImage intend to improve cardiovascular health and mitigate the risk of cardiovascular disease with timely therapeutic interventions.

Mopec Introduces New 810 Autopsy Saw

The new 810 Autopsy Saw is powerful and longlasting with a powerful motor to perform autopsies and other specific dissections.

Inova Diagnostics announces the CE mark for Aptiva

Aptiva will bring efficiency and reliability to the autoimmune laboratory by providing clinicians with more information on managing autoimmune disease patients.

The Nocca Robotics launches Noccarc H210 to treat COVID-19 patients

The Noccarc H210 provides oxygen-rich air to patients via a nasal cannula allowing the person to breathe freely.

Paragon 28 launches Phantom ActivCore Hindfoot Nail System

Paragon 28 launches Phantom ActivCore Hindfoot Nail System which provides constant active compression across the ankle and subtalar joints.

WYZ Medical Supplies to produce 1000 masks per minute

WYZ Medical Supplies LLC to produce approximately 1000 masks per minute, reducing US dependence on imported PPE production of high-quality and affordable masks.

Trial for Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries to be conducted over the next 2 years

Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries treatment to reduce the inflammation and initiate a strong biologic cascade, including stem cell activation and neovascularization.

The GentleWave System to reduce exposure to COVID-19 during Root Canal Treatment

The Gentle wave System reduces the risk of COVID-19 and also reduces the pain during Root Canal Treatment.

IIT Kharagpur researchers develop novel technology for Covid-19 rapid test

The researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a novel portable rapid diagnostic device to detect COVID-19 infection within an hour.

Pure EV to supply lithium batteries to healthcare tech companies to fight COVID-19

Electric vehicle start-up Pure EV in Hyderabad will provide Lithium batteries to healthcare tech companies engaged in fight against COVID-19 pandemic across India.

Wireless devices for real-time medical diagnoses

Development of wireless devices to diagnose patients remotely limiting the distance between patients and medical workers.

ViruShield Defender and ViruShield Guardian to improve respiration

ViruShield launches ViruShield Defender and ViruShield Guardian to enhance comfort level for long-term users of flat masks and respirators.

Platinum CCTV integrates Thermal IP Cameras for alerts

The thermal integration with AVM software detect high skin temperature than usual body temperature.

Vilex merger acquires the Hintermann Series System Total Ankle Prostheses

Hintermann Series System Total Anklet Prostheses helps evaluate the needs of a patient to determine if a mobile-bearing or semi-constrained TAR works best with their anatomy.

The Association of Indian Device Industry and Wadhwani Foundation collaborate to help MSMEs

An emerged Partnership between AiMeD and Wadhwani Foundation to support Growth of MSMEs in MedTech Sector.

Transasia’s ELISA test kits approved by the Indian Council of Medical Research (IMCR)

Transasia’s ErbaLisa COVID-19 IgG test kits, approved by ICMR, to play a crucial role in mass screening and easing of the lockdown.

Lactyferrin (LF) to help battle COVID-19

Sesderma, a Spanish company specializes in Nanotechnology, has managed to produce an effective drug named Lactyferrin (LF) to counter the COVID-19 strain. Lactyferrin (LF)...

Transasia’s ‘Made in India’ products now available in the USA

Transasia Bio-Medicals Ltd. today announced that all its in-vitro diagnostic instruments manufactured in Mumbai are now US FDA registered. It means that Transasia’s ‘Made...

iLAB – fully equipped mobile lab to test COVID-19 in India’s heartland

Transasia Bio-Medicals Ltd. has partnered with Andhra Pradesh Medical Technology Zone (AMTZ) to launch a mobile COVID-19 test lab to help faster and safer...

gwk ensured the production of essential goods for COVID-19 test

When Ritter GmbH needed temperature control systems made by gwk for the production of plastic parts for urgently needed rapid coronavirus test kits, gwk...

Government plan on increasing investments in healthcare infrastructure

The government has expressed its intention to create a surplus capacity in healthcare infrastructure. The plan to increase public expenditure on healthcare and ramp...

Track your health with Dozee

Dozee, a remote and contactless health monitoring device, is examining the health of over 20000 people at home and hospital set up. As the...

CliniQ a telemedical platform to fight COVID-19

-By Medical Equipment & Automation TeamCliniQ has been launched to reform the synergy between patients and doctors, unifying all roles of doctoral practices, advance...

NephroPlus to hire over 2000 clinical staff this year

NephroPlus, has announced its plan to hire over 2000 clinical staff in the next 12 months. The company has aggressive expansion plan across the...

Omnicuris introduces new digital platform called ‘OC Connect’

The app allows doctors to perform multiple functions using single digital platform including obtaining online upskilling modules, offering tele-consultations and engaging patients with information to prevent spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

Zydus Hospitals deploy healow Telehealth solution amid Covid-19

Zydus Hospitals in India has deployed health IT and online wellness solutions provider healow’s Telehealth solution amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

WHO releases technical specifications for BP measuring devices

The risk of complications and deaths due to COVID-19 are significantly higher among those with comorbid conditions such as cardiovascular conditions and diabetes.

Hyperion Plasma Treatment administered to 3000+ patients successfully cures COVID-19

Recent reports say that Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has received approvals for clinical trials of plasma treatment in India by  the central drug regulator.

Fortis Healthcare appoints Anil Vinayak as Group COO

Vinayak is a seasoned professional with a career spanning 32 years and a successful leadership record across financial services, consumer products, and healthcare.

Online Continued Medical Education (CME) Is Need Of The Hour

Online CME platform is both a viable and workable alternative. It comes with a slew of advantages.

TGI welcomes Ministry of Health Guidance on essential health services during COVID-19 pandemic

The policy note was prepared by The George Institute India researchers based on the global evidence from recent pandemics to understand issues and challenges for during COVID-19 and provided to NHRSC on 23rd March 2020.

Government lab develops Covid-19 kits that can test in just 2 hour

The cost of testing with the new device for LAMP testing and the test kit for two regions of N-gene( including RNA extraction) will be less than Rs 1,000/test for the laboratory.

Punjab’s GNA University develops face shields to fight COVID-19

When the entire world is at war with the coronavirus COVID 19, Faculty of Engineering Design & Automation - Design Department is there to...

Nagpur hospital enables telemedicine services for patients during COVID-19

Nagpur’s Alexis Multispeciality Hospital offering telemedicine services during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak that enables patients to access medical consultations from the comfort of their...

NIPER-Guwahati designs innovative 3D products to fight COVID-19

Researchers at the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research - Guwahati (NIPER-G) have come out with two products that promise to be of...

Pune’s startup company Seagull BioSolutions to develop COVID-19 vaccine

Pune-based Seagull BioSolutions, a startup working on new biological technologies, is being funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), to undertake the...

Ordnance Factory Board unveils isolation tents

In its effort to fight against COVID-19, the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has come up with a two-bed tent with necessary medical facilities that...

CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur designs disinfection walkway and road sanitizer unit to combat COVID-19

In the wake of the COVID-19 wreaking havoc across the world, CSIR-CMERI has developed technologies and products, which can help in countering the menacing virus.

Kerala scientists develop disinfection gateway, facemask disposal bin to fight COVID-19

Disinfection gateway is used for decontamination of people whereas UV based facemask disposal bin can be to break the infection chain.

Indian scientists start genome sequencing to track COVID-19 spread

Whole-genome sequencing is the method used to determine the complete DNA sequence of a specific organism’s genome.

CSIR-NCL Pune ties up with BEL for production of medical devices

Mass manufacturing ready hardware and software design will be available to manufacturers across the country for free

SCTIMST scientists develop disinfected barrier-examination booth for examining COVID-19 patients

The examination booth is closed like a telephone booth for examining the patient without direct contact with the doctor to prevent transmission of infection.

CSIR-CECRI working with industry to scale up Personal Protective Equipment

Digital training to make face masks by interested rural women.

FastSense Diagnostics developing rapid diagnostic kit for COVID-19 screening

Two products – a modified Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) based detection kit and a portable chip-based module for rapid screening.

Thermo Fisher Scientific to enhance capacity for COVID-19 testing in India

The company has ramped up its efforts to produce these reagents and is well-positioned to cater to the growing requirement of conducting more tests as situation evolves.

IIT Kanpur researchers to design cost-effective virucidal coating of surgical masks

Doctors and nurses, treating COVID-19 patients and hence susceptible to contamination due to their nature of work, will immensely benefit from this.

Railways converts 2,500 coaches into isolation wards to combat coronavirus

Efforts are being done to ensure best possible stay and medical supervision as per the needs and norms.

SCTIMST ties up with Wipro 3D to manufacture automated ventilators

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), an institute of National Importance of the Department of Science and Technology, has tied...

Siemens Healthineers launches test kit for Coronavirus COVID-19

Siemens Healthineers announced the availability of its molecular Fast Track Diagnostics (FTD) SARS-CoV-2 Assay test kit used to aid in the diagnosis of infection...

MedTech industry implores government to maintain liquidity in the healthcare continuum, in light of the current COVID-19 crisis

The sector does not come under that group of industries which have the liberty to charge interest on delayed payments, or have the breathing space to offset these extra expenses.

IIT Hyderabad incubated startup develops low-cost ventilator

Pursuant to device certification, Aerobiosys Innovations aims to produce at least 50-70 IoT-enabled units per day through collaboration with an industrial partner

Bione launches India’s first Rapid COVID-19 at-home screening test kit

The easy-to-use kit delivers results within minutes and is available for sale on their platform for pan-India circulation

University offers AI supercomputer to help battle COVID-19

New York-based Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is enlisting AiMOS, one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic....

Transasia’s latest manufacturing facility receives ISO certification

Transasia Bio-Medical Ltd’s recently inaugurated state-of-the-art manufacturing unit at SEEPZ has been certified by ISO and ICMED. The facility and processes were subjected to...

Robots help to fight coronavirus worldwide

The Danish robot moves autonomously around patient rooms and operating theatres - covering all critical surfaces with the right amount of UV-C light in order to kill specific viruses and bacteria.

Siemens opens its Additive Manufacturing Network in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Connects healthcare providers and medical designers to produce components through additive manufacturing.

Navy develops low-cost temperature sensor to fight COVID-19

Indian Navy’s Naval Dockyard in Mumbai has designed and developed its own handheld microcontroller based portable non-contact thermometer for screening of personnel. The temperature...

IIT Hyd calls for adopting alternatives to ventilators like ‘Bag Valve Mask’

Already in consideration in other countries, it is portable and could be used in villages without power supply and inexpensive enough to be manufactured in bulk; cost estimate is less than Rs 5,000 per device.

KlinicApp has started home tests for Coronavirus (Covid19) in Mumbai

KlinicApp, the fastest growing, and trend-setting e-diagnostic company, bringing affordable and standardized lab test services at the doorstep of patients, is now doing the...

Extending solidarity: Doceree helps Cos reach doctors as medical, sales reps stay indoors amid Corona lockdown

Company to offer its services for free to pharma, medical and healthcare companies in India and the US till April 30, or longer if lockdowns last

SIDBI launches SAFE (SIDBI Assistance to Facilitate Emergency response against Coronavirus) scheme

Responsive to the need of the hour to fight Coronavirus from all fronts, Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), the principal financial institution...

Cabinet approves promotion of the Domestic Manufacturing of Medical Devices in country

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved the following schemes:The scheme on Promotion of Medical Device Parks for...

Mylab ships first batch of Covid-19 test kits to government and private labs

Mylab can ramp-up capacity from 20,000 to 50,000 kits a day if needed.

Pune-based Mylab gets commercial approval for COVID-19 test kit

First ‘Made in India’ COVID-19 tests kit gets commercial approval from CDSCO; to cost nearly one-fourth of the currently procured kits.

Beware of Phishing in times of Covid-19

Data Ingenious Global advises that Emails calling on a sense of urgency, unsolicited advisory, donations or have an alarmist tone should not be hastily acted upon, with this being a decoy to trick people.

AI Transforming the Imaging

AI can potentially leapfrog another technology, except for AI to be used at any scale, digitalisation may be a pre-requisite. Considering that, in many...

A closer look at Hyperthermia

Hyperthermia is used as an effective tool along with radiation or chemotherapy to treat cancer. Dr Nagraj G. Huilgol, Chief Radiation Oncologist, Nanavati Superspeciality Hospital & Centre for Hyperthermic Oncology and Medicine speaks to Neha Wagle about advances in Hyperthermia and the future of it. Excerpts:

AI smartens up cancer care

Are we headed for Artificial Intelligence (AI) or Virtual doctors? We order grocery through Alexa, write an email with Siri, Artificial Intelligence is revolutionising many aspects of our life. The debate is whether AI is impacting our health by providing better medical diagnosis or treatment?

In an attempt to put an end to cancer

On the world cancer day which is observed on 4th February every year with this year theme ‘I Am and I Will’ the experts from medical industry share their insights and awareness about the cancer. 2020 marks the halfway point of the 3-year ‘I Am and I Will’ campaign - by Neha Wagle, Sub-Editor.

HCG Bengaluru completely digitises histopathology diagnosis

Health Care Global became the first hospital in the country to completely digitise histopathology workflow for primary diagnosis at the HCG-Strand Laboratory at KR...

Siemens Healthineers India launches ACUSON Redwood Ultrasound System

At the 73rd Annual Conference of Indian Radiological & Imaging Association (IRIA) 2020, Gandhinagar, Siemens Healthineers launched the ACUSON Redwood Ultrasound System. The system...

Kauvery Hospital launches Hybrid Cath Lab Operating Room

Kauvery Hospital recently launched a Hybrid Cath Lab Operating Room (OR). The flex arm Hybrid OR was inaugurated by Banwarilal Purohit, Governor of Tamil...

Allengers in association with Canon launch 32 slice CT

Allengers became the first Indian company to manufacture a CT scanner within the country. The CT scanner was launched at IRIA 2020 by Dr...

Fujifilm displayed DR systems at IRIA 2020

Fujifilm India recently displayed its latest medical systems at the 73rd National Conference of the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association (IRIA) in Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad....

Wearable Biosensor for Arrhythmia Detection

Arrhythmia detection to further expand monitoring options in cardiology community

Advanced Technologies in Orthopaedic Equipment

The orthopaedic devices industry will continue to be a promising area in the global medical technology space, and is expected to rank third in sales after cardiology and in-vitro diagnostics by 2020.

Scientists Make Transparent Human Organs

Recent developments in tissue clearing allowed researchers to obtain first cellular views of intact transparent mouse organs in 3D. These methods, however, were not applicable to human organs.

Pill-sized chemical heater for point-of-care diagnostic tests

The researchers observed that the reproducibility of the temperature profile is controlled by constant gas release, which is dictated by the shape of the lithium mould.

First AI-Guided Ultrasound Gets Green Light from FDA

FDA Grants Caption Health Landmark Authorisation for First AI-Guided Image Acquisition System Caption Guidance uses artificial intelligence to empower medical professionals without specialised training to perform cardiac ultrasound.

New treatment could make passing kidney stones less painful

Muscle relaxants delivered to the ureter can reduce contractions that cause pain when passing a stone.

26th edition of Medical Fair India hosted in Mumbai

A part of the "MEDICAlliance" family of trade fairs, was organised by Messe Düsseldorf India in cooperation with MEDICA reports Neha Wagle.

Mitsubishi Electric to supply elevators to AIIMS in Himachal Pradesh

Mitsubishi Elevator India Private Limited recently announced that it has secured a major order from the ‘All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), Bilaspur,...

Jupiter Hospital becomes the first in Western India to host MRCP UK PACES examination

Jupiter Hospital, Thane, has become the first hospital in Mumbai and Western India to have hosted the prestigious MRCP UK Pathfinder Practical Assessment of...

IIT Hyd Researchers develop Essential Oils-based drug to treat fungal infections

The research was led by Dr. Mudrika Khandelwal, Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering, IIT Hyderabad, and supported with funds by the Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, and CSR Grants from the American multinational conglomerate AT&T.

Healthcare data storage market to reach $48.2 Bn at 13.9% CAGR by 2025

The global healthcare data storage market on the basis of application has been segregated into the clinical analysis, financial analysis, and operational analysis.

TSC donates label printers to fight coronavirus outbreak in China

TSC barcode printers will support healthcare frontline for varied application including patients ID tracking, hospital admission, hospital nursery, specimen/blood labeling and more.

Gandhinagar hosts 73rd Annual Conference of IRIA and Asian Radiology Forum

IRIA 2020 kick-started its sessions with the inauguration of the ICRI, IRIA’s academic body. The focus of IRIA in the last few years has been improving radiological education and encouraging budding radiologists.

FOGSI joins hands with Maharashtra Government for private maternity sercives

The initiative has been named LaQshya-Manyata and both the custodians will be jointly promoting and implementing 26 clinical and facility standards in private hospitals (maternity care) in the state.

Cloudnine Hospital, Vashi trains APMC police officials basic life support skills

The training in APMC, police station was conducted by a team of Life-Support Instructors from the Department of Emergency Medicine at Cloudnine Hospital, Vashi.

Impelsys Inc brings iPC Health in India

The solution hosts multiple digitised courses curated by knowledge partners and noted domain experts from across the world such as RCNi, American Heart Association, Wolters Kluwer and many other leading medical education publishers.

Bayer’s digital health solutions provide women with accessible advice

The ‘Bare Your Pain’ application targets a chronic and painful disease like endometriosis, which is known to affect ten per cent of women of childbearing age.

Agilent, IIT Delhi to set up incubator site for bioanalytical science

The setup will be under the DBT Center of Excellence for Biopharmaceutical Technology (CBT) and will support incubated startups at IIT Delhi performing protein analysis.

Dr LH Hiranandani Hospital bags ‘Quality Beyond Accreditation’ award

The hospital fosters the quality culture and patient-centric approach. The key metrics being the patient satisfaction index score constantly keeping at around 4.4 out of 5, which is remarkable in the service industry.

BLK Centre for BMT completes fastest 1,000 transplants in northern India

BLK Super Speciality Hospital achieved another milestone by crossing 1,000 bone marrow transplants. BLK Centre for BMT has emerged as Asia’s largest BMT unit...

Legrand India introduces ‘Legrand Telemedicine Health Center’

Legrand India has kickstarted its medical health centre for the people in Haridwar and Jalgaon. As a part of its India CSR initiative, Legrand...

Cordis to launch Railway Sheathless Access System in India

Cordis, a Cardinal Health company, will begin marketing the technologically advanced Railway Sheathless Access System in India this year. Cordis’ Railway System is indicated...

Boston Scientific held workshops for promoting innovative treatments in interventional cardiology

With its continued commitment towards advance therapy adoption in intervention cardiology for treating Complex and High-risk Coronary Intervention (CHIP) patients, Boston Scientific has collaborated...

CII signs MoU with Health Ministry to reduce TB prevalance significantly by 2025

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Central TB Division, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) recently signed a MoU on catalysing...

Need coordinated plan to combat coronavirus

According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 3,300 people have died globally from COVID-19 while more than 101,000 infections have been confirmed so far.

A step in the right direction

More than 80% of the country’s requirement of medical devices is met through imports. Though the new government under the aegis of Narendra Modi is pushing for its “Make in India” agenda to promote domestic manufacturing, the initiative is yet to yield tangible results at least in the field of medical devices manufacturing.

SL Raheja Hospital, Mahim-A Fortis Associate and IDL Care organise SYNERGY 2020

The three-day EUS-ERCP-PTBD convergence from 24th-26th January drew participation from over 400 young doctors from across the globe reports Neha Wagle.

A walk through Prosthetic Device Industry

Prosthetic is all about creating limbs for limbless. Here’s a summary of the game-changing innovations in the field of prosthetics.

INTUITIVE: PUTTING PATIENTS FIRST

Intuitive Surgical is a global technology leader in minimally invasive care and the pioneer of robotic-assisted surgery. The company established a direct presence in India in the year 2018, and today their technology is used in both government and private hospitals in the country. Mandeep Singh Kumar, Vice President and General Manager, Intuitive Surgical India speaks to Neha Wagle about the da Vinci technology, the growth and future plans. Excerpts:

High pricing taking a toll on medical device industry

Out of the 24 regulated medical devices listed as drugs by the Ministry of Health, four devices have been included in the national list of essential medicines and ceiling on prices have been fixed on them.

“AI TO MAKE REVOLUTIONARY CHANGE”

Dr Shalin Dubey, Senior Consultant: Department of Laproscopic, Robotics & Gastrointestinal Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals recently completed 50 cases of Robotic Herni Surgery. In an interview with Neha Wagle he shares about starting a new journey with new technology for better outcomes.

Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital opens 10th centre in Bengaluru

Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital, recently launched its superspeciality eye care centre at Rajajinagar in Bengaluru. This is Dr Agarawal’s 10th centre in Bengaluru, making...

P&G Health launches PANACHE for India’s Gen X doctors

Procter & Gamble Health announced the launch of PANACHE, a first-of-its-kind platform to support India’s Gen X doctors in their medical education journey. India...

Manpreet Sohal appointed as Director & COO of Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital

Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital (NSSH) has announced the appointment of senior healthcare professional Manpreet Sohal as its Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Prior...

Masanori Matsubara assumes charge as new MD of OMRON Healthcare India

OMRON Healthcare India has announced the elevation of Masanori Matsubara as the new Managing Director of its India operations. Matsubara succeeds Kazunori Tokura who...

PD Hinduja Hospital & MRC conducts patient education seminar

PD Hinduja Hospital & MRC conducted a workshop on ‘Difficulty in Conception – Causes and Treatments’ for couples aspiring to enter parenthood. The attendees...

MGM Healthcare appoints Harish Manian as CEO

MGM Healthcare has announced the appointment of Harish Manian as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Manian is a healthcare management professional with almost two...

Training session to prevent stroke held in Mumbai

Mumbai Stroke Society in association with Global Hospital, Parel and The Rotary Club of Bombay Worli recently organised an informative training session for doctors...

300 transplant recipients participate at the 12th National Transplant Games held in Mumbai

Global Hospital, Mumbai with Narmada Kidney Foundation and Indian Society of Organ Transplantation joined hands to organise 12th National Transplant Games followed by Donors’...

Trivitron Healthcare appoints Ravish Mittal as Group CFO

Trivitron Healthcare has appointed Ravish Mittal as Group Chief Financial Officer. Mittal, a qualified CA and Fellow member of the Institute of Directors (India...

Chasing Technological Advancement –Medicall 2019

Medicall 2019, held in Mumbai had much to contribute to the medical equipment sector – industry representatives assert… - By Ranjana Konatt, Editor – Brand Positioning

Biomedical Refrigerators and Freezers Market: Hospitals to represent robust revenue growth

Growing prevalence of various diseases is projected to boost demand for vaccines in the healthcare institutions globally. In addition, increasing advancements in biobanking techniques...

First implantable magnet resonance detector developed

Scientists develop a new miniature NMR implant measures neuronal activity.

Robotic System for Deep Endovascular Instrument Guidance

Latest breakthrough by Professor Sylvain Martel’s team at Polytechnique Montréal opens up new horizons for endovascular surgery.

NephroPlus set to expand services in West Asia and South East Asia

Setting sights on expanding their services in dialysis care, NephroPlus is foraying into international markets beginning with West Asia and South East Asia. The...

HCG Bangalore becomes first hospital in India to completely digitise histopathology diagnosis

Health Care Global Enterprise Ltd. (HCG) becomes the first hospital in the country to completely digitise histopathology workflow for primary diagnosis at the HCG-Strand...

The Power of AI

"According to Frost & Sullivan, AI is expected to generate $6.7 billion in revenue from healthcare globally by 2021."

CII Awards Motherhood Hospitals for Customer Obsession 2019

Motherhood Hospital won award for “Active Customer Engagement” by the ‘Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Award for Customer Obsession, 2019. The results were announced...

AI in Genomics

Deriving credible and actionable insights for bettering lives.

FDA Clears Two New Radiotherapy Planning CTs from Siemens

Somatom go.Sim is a 64-slice scanner, while the SOMATOM go.Open Pro produces images faster and/or sharper, since it generates 128 imaging slices per gantry rotation.

Aptar’s Nasal Unidose Device Helps Stop Epileptic Seizures

AptarGroup, has announced that the FDA recently approved a medication (NAYZILAM (midazolam)) for treatment of acute repetitive epileptic seizures and that the company’s Unidose...

Silicon Chips as Artificial Neurons

Researchers at the University of Bath in the UK have developed silicon chips that mimic the electrical activity of neurons. The artificial neurons on...

Liver-Chip avoids animal testing, makes drug research easier, faster

Species-specific Liver-Chip identifies distinct drug toxicities in human, rat, and dog models; Could improve success rate of drug candidates in clinical trials.

Technological development in orthopaedic equipment

India has emerged as a prominent destination for orthopaedic surgeries in recent years. Especially in the field of joint replacement, success rate of Indian orthopaedic surgeons at complicated surgeries is at par or even better than any other developed countries.

Indian orthopaedic devices market to hit Rs. 16,000 Cr by 2030

Orthopaedic devices contribute to a major part of the medical devices industry and it plays a crucial role in providing pain relief, improving mobility, and enhancing the quality of life of the patients suffering from musculoskeletal disorders.

Fortis Escorts hosts facial – trauma academic programme

Taking note of the rising incidents of accidents causing musculoskeletal disorders, the Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur has begun a two-day course on craniomaxillofacial processes...

FDA launches app for healthcare professionals

The US Food and Drug Administration announced the global launch of CURE ID, an Internet-based repository that will allow the clinical community to report...

India Medtronic launches Mazor X Stealth Edition

India Medtronic, wholly-owned subsidiary of Medtronic USA, announced the launch of the Mazor X Stealth Edition that offers a fullyintegrated procedural solution for surgical...

24 Doctors participated in ‘The Champions Trophy 2020’ held by Wockhardt Hospital

Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central organised a Cricket Tournament Champions Trophy 2020 with participants of 350 enthusiast doctors from 24 teams. Enthusiast doctors participated in...

Pune’s Sahyadri Hospitals conducts 13 liver transplants in 21 days

Sahyadri Hospitals recently conducted 13 transplants in 21 days including 10 liver and three kidney transplants across its units. Dr Bipin Vibhute, Head of...

Atlas Copco inaugurates on-site oxygen plant at Vrindavan hospital

Atlas Copco, recently inaugurated an onsite oxygen plant at Ramakrishna Mission Hospital, Vrindavan. This is a CSR initiative from Atlas Copco, and is a...

Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre launches Breast Cancer Clinic

It is a Multi Disciplinary Cancer Clinic (MDCC) wherein the patient case will be studied by a team of specialist multi disciplinary clinical physicians, basis which they will offer coordinated and comprehensive treatment planning to the patient.

DENTAL IMPLANTS: Surgery, Advantages & Risks

Natural teeth and dental implants may look the same, feel the same, and even function in a similar way, but they are very different. The most important differences are in the way they attach to the surrounding bone, their response to dental disease, their maintenance, and repair. This story shares views of dentists on dental implants by Neha Wagle

Advancements in diagnostics

Diagnostics play a significant part in the growth of the healthcare industry. Advanced and high-end diagnostics has phenomenally changed the current scenario and replaced the traditional modes of diagnosis with advanced expertise and efficiency.

New Techniques in Cardiovascular Surgery

Modern cardiac surgery owes its existence to technology as all other fields of medicine. Cardiac surgery with its various surgeries requires artificial valves, fabric grafts, Heart-Lung machine and its components and disposables, along with various other technological innovations in the ICU and in anaesthesia for successful outcomes.

Technological Innovations in Cardiac Surgery

From the successful closure of a patent ductus arteriosus in 1938 and the Blalock- Taussig shunt, discovery and innovation have been the hallmarks of cardiac surgery.

24th edition of Medicall to be held at Mumbai

Medicall – One of India’s largest and No.1 medical equipment expo is back again at Mumbai, it is a 3-day event being held on 13, 14 and 15th Dec 2019 at Hall no 4, Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre, Goregaon East.

Diagnose pneumonia in 10 seconds!

AI-powered radiology model accurately detects key findings in chest x-rays of pneumonia patients within 10 seconds: Study

Spy-Phi: A game changer in breast oncology

World renowned breast cancer expert, Dr. David Weintritt visits India to hold clinical workshops on role of Spy-Phi Fluorescence Imaging technology in breast cancer surgery and reconstruction.

ROBOTICS: THE FUTURE OF SURGERIES

Use of intra-operative aids like image-guided navigation will also play a greater role in robotic surgery in the future, informs Dr Vivek Venkat, Consultant,Uro-Oncology & Robotic Urology, Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital in an interview with Neha Wagle.

Fujifilm India and Max Healthcare partner to train doctors

The doctors will be trained in breast mammography, breast MR and breast ultrasound techniques for six months through the Max-Fujifilm collaboration fellowship programme.

Medica Hospital bags Kayakalp Award for promoting cleanliness

Introduced in 2015 by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the Kayakalp Awards are given to district hospitals and health centres that maintain cleanliness and hygiene throughout the year by taking extra initiatives.

Transasia Bio-Medicals to foray into Rs 300 cr Indian molecular diagnostics space

Transasia Bio-Medicals unveiled the MX 16, a fully automated nucleic acid extractor, at the 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health and TB in Hyderabad.

‘Train the trainer’s course’ hosted at IDL Care

Gastrointestinal problems have increased in number and complexity over the years. Recent advances in technology have been a boon to diagnose and treat many...

Wearable technology in healthcare

Coming out of its shell and dissolving the silos, the healthcare sector is openly and widely embracing the digitally disruptive processes. The industry is burgeoning with innovative solutions for delivering enhanced care to the patients.

The Digital Disruption

Today, healthcare industry across the world is witnessing signification transformation with the advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), and Robotic Process Automation (RPA).

Oral health needs more attention

Oral diseases remain a major public health problem across the globe and are taking a toll in developing countries where dental caries and periodontal...

Spineology launches Duo Angled Instrumentation System

The angled instrumentation supplements the Duo Lumbar Interbody Fusion System and allows surgeons to efficiently address the L4-L5 disc space in cases where the iliac crest prevents collinear access to the disc space.

OMRON Healthcare inaugurates its first experience center in Mumbai

OMRON now has 58 touch points across India including experience, service and pick-up centers.

Global Hospital Parel, Mumbai launches Neuro Critical Care and Stroke Unit

Neurological disorders can be termed as the diseases of the brain, spine, and nerves that connect them.

Healthcare’s Digital Revolution

Doctor Crawford W. Long conducted the first surgical operation under anaesthetic in 1841 in Jefferson, Georgia. Here Mark Howard, US country manager of obsolete parts supplier, EU Automation discusses three technologies that are revolutionising healthcare in the 21st century.

Fortis Hospital, Mulund launches training initiative, ‘National Trauma Life Support Program’

Aiming to empower all specialised medical professionals in Mumbai, the initiative will help train them in management of polytrauma (Major Trauma) patients and deliver Golden Hour care.

Global dental surgical eqpt market to grow by $ 1.4 bn during 2019-23

The global dental surgical equipment market poised to grow by USD 1.4 billion during 2019-2023, progressing at a CAGR of 6 per cent during the forecast period, a research report by Technavio said.

Nashik gets next-gen surgical robotic system

eople in Nashik and surrounding cities will have access to new-age medical technology at a reasonable cost. Robotic procedures such as cholecystectomy, hysterectomy, LAR, APR, and all urology procedures can be performed at Manavata Cancer Centre.

Nanavati Hospital successfully implements Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative

Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital (NSSH) has been able to successfully implement a Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI).

Ophthalmic – An Evolving Industry

Ophthalmic equipment are medical devices which are designed for vision correction and surgical diagnosis, purposes and help to prevent disorders such as, dry eye, cataract glaucoma etc. This story takes our readers to the industry analysis and innovations in the ophthalmic equipment industry.

Vesat Solar harnessing sun energy for various applications

Vesat Solar Energy Systems is promoted by passionate technocrats with cutting-edge technologies in solar energy that covers domestic and industrial electricity needs, water heating systems and tailor-made turnkey projects.

Innovations in Ophthalmic Equipment

Ophthalmology is at the brink of a revolution and we are happy to be a part of it, as we increase our armamentarium in delivering the best and safest patient eye care that was ever possible!   

Thermography and its applications in medical and clinical research field

The current method to diagnose Type-2 diabetes is invasive like checking blood-sugar levels and Hb1AC by giving blood sample for testing. Using thermal imaging...

23rd edition of Medicall Expo attracts 20-plus countries in Chennai

The 23rd edition of Medicall, a B2B hospital equipment expo, wrapped up its three-day programme held at the Chennai Trade Centre from 26th July to 28th July, 2019. This Medicall exhibition hosted more than 6,000 products from 20-plus countries, reports Neha Wagle.

Experience the Sky

Healthcare, improved well-being with CoeLux

Sinusleeve

Sinusleeve is a single-use, disposable device used for treating chronic sinusitis, according to the Miami-based company.

‘SAVIOUR’ blood donation app

Transasia Bio-Medicals, unveiled ‘SAVIOUR’, a location-based blood donation app that is available free to everyone.

ClearPath Glaucoma Drainage

The Ahmed ClearPath glaucoma drainage device has been commercially launched in the United States.

Bhatia Hospital inaugurates cath lab

Bhatia Hospital inaugurated a cath lab department to cater to the increasing number of patients with heart-related issues in the city.

Kauvery Hospital, Chennai inaugurates neurosurgery unit

Kauvery Hospital, a multi-speciality and tertiary care hospital chain, will provide comprehensive and advanced neuro and spine treatment using 3D and robotic technology.

ENT Equipment: Maintenance and safety measures while using them

This subject has expanded enormously in the last few decades and is not called as ‘ENT Head and Neck Surgery’. With this expansion, more of the area, thus more of conditions need to be covered. And hence, more of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tools are needed. - Dr. M. N. Bhattacharyya

Godrej Interio launches Healthcare Experience Centre in Mumbai

Godrej Interio, recently launched ‘Godrej Interio healthcare Experience Centre’. It is a hub wherein one can experience the products and services by Godrej Interio for the healthcare industry.

The Essence of Medical Device Innovation

The Book: The Essence of Medical Device Innovation yields many unexplored opportunities for medical device innovation. The journey of a new device from bed...

Transasia – Erba Group sets a new benchmark in the Indian IVD industry

Transasia Bio-Medicals announced that it has successfully sold over 1,000 units of the recently launched Erba hematology range of analyzers in India, thereby retaining...

Name of the game: Laboratory services

At a recently hosted third edition of annual scientific symposium, Total Agilent Experience, in Mumbai, Bharat Bhardwaj, Country GM- India, Agilent Technologies (India) shares his opinion in regards with the growth of medical lab and medical equipment industry.

Tactile breast examination emerges as a viable robust screening technique

Recently, Delhi hosted Dr Frank Hoffmann, who pioneered the internationally accepted Discovering Hands concept and ‘Tactile Breast Examination’ (TBE) technique. In his presence, the...

Designing Economical Hearing Aid Device

The article details about small, effective and economical hearing aids that can be apt for the developing nations and also to the residents of rural and remote areas. - Subramanya Krishna Bhat

Fortis Healthcare contributes to the CM’s Relief Fund, Assam

Fortis Healthcare, donated a sum of Rs One crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, Assam to support and aid rehabilitation efforts by the...

Eliminate Preventable Blindness by 2020 – A Tough Target

All stakeholders need to take concerted efforts to drive away the preventable blindness by 2020.

Ophthalmic market on rise

India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. However, around 30 per cent of the world’s blind people are the citizens...

Will not allow knee implants costs to rise beyond 10% in a year: Govt

Recently the government said the ceiling price of orthopaedic knee implants will be monitored to ensure that the cost does not increase beyond 10 per cent in a given year.

HORIBA Medical gets award for conducting best CMEs

The company’s CMEs cover every vital technical aspect for haematology range of products used by Indian diagnostic medical laboratories.

12th anniversary celebration for Ortho-One

Ortho-One celebrated its 12th Anniversary on July 20th. Dr Ganesh Gopalakrishnan (Urologist) and his wife, Dr Alka Ganesh were the special guests.

Siddaganga Hospital to train Tumakuru Police Personnel

Siddaganga Hospital and Research Centre (SHRC), a super-speciality hospital in Tumakuru announced the launch of Road Safety and Basic Life Support (BLS) Training Programme for Tumakuru Police Personnel.

Hospital Refurbishment

Intense planning is key to successful hospital refurbishment projects, writes Praful Gupta, Business Head - Commercial Moving, Writer Relocations. - Praful Gupta

ACI Cumballa Hill Hospital Opens Door for Patients

After two years of interruption in service Cumballa Hill Hospital at the Kemps Corner has finally re-opened its door for the needs of patients.

Aster to setup Innovation and Research Centre

To improve the ultimate health outcomes for patients and enhance their overall experience at all its facilities, Aster DM Healthcare is setting up Aster Innovation and Research Centre in GCC and India.

Max Healthcare launches daycare cancer centre in Gurugram

Max Healthcare recently launched a daycare cancer centre right in the heart of Gurugram. The centre marks Max Healthcare’s expansion into standalone oncology care.

Vesat Solar Delivers Reliable End-To-End Solutions to Hospitals

Vesat Solar Energy Systems is promoted by passionate technocrats with cutting edge technology in solar energy, that cover domestic and industrial electricity needs, water...

Aster Healthcare to invest Rs 1,000 cr in five new hospitals

The Kochi-based Aster DM Healthcare, is planning to add over 2,000 beds at an investment of over Rs 1,000 crore in the next two to three years in five new properties outside Kerala.

Kiran Medical Systems launches ZeroLead Air

Kiran Medical Systems, the radiology division of Trivitron Healthcare and a global leader in Radiation Protection Products, has developed ZeroLead Air Series of Radiation Protection Aprons using cutting edge Microparticle Technology to offer Aprons that are “Lighter than the Lightest”.

Fiinovation & HFCL partner for mobile medical units project

Innovative Financial Advisors Pvt. Ltd (Fiinovation) recently partnered with Himachal Futuristic Communications (HFCL) for evaluation of HFCL’s Mobile Medical Units (MMU) projects running in Goa, Solan - Himachal Pradesh, Ghazipur - Uttar Pradesh and Sardarshahar – Rajasthan.

Redd Experience Design developing an app for early detection of breast cancer

UE LifeSciences have created a portable device that enables women to perform a self-exam for early detection of breast cancer.

KlinicApp to hire 1000 phlebotomists in 2019

The 1000 new employees would be people trained to draw blood from a patient for clinical or medical testing-lab technicians with specialised BMLT and DMLT degrees.

Innovations in blood bank equipment

The medical device industry is rapidly growing in terms of trends and innovations. This story takes our readers through different innovations happening in the blood bank equipment.

Tips for safe use of lab equipment

Given the number of people working in clinical laboratories, it is important to make these workplaces safe. For this the possible hazards must be identified, and safety and infection control protocols followed. - Dr.Aniruddha Chimote

New imaging technique could help halt pre-term births

A new technique called electromyometrial imaging (EMMI) can display a colour-coded, three-dimensional picture of uterine contractions that may help doctors identify and prevent preterm labour.

Prosthetic heart valves market to reach $1.4 bn by 2028

The global prosthetic heart valves market is expected to reach $1.4 bn by 2028, growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 2.5 per cent, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

IIT-B’s BETiC making a difference in healthcare industry

At the 5th Annual Device Expo, IIT Bombay’s BETiC, headed by Professor B Ravi, shows the beginning of how innovative made-in-India products can solve the healthcare problems in India

3D Printing: How does it impact the dental industry

A doctor, a TEDx motivational speaker and a photographer par excellence, Dr. Namrata Rupani elucidates how 3D Printing is revolutionising dentistry. - Dr. Namrata Rupani

Sankara Eye Foundation, India wins award

Sankara Eye Foundation, India has become the first recipient of the IMC Ramakrishna Bajaj Milestone Merits Recognition Award for the year 2018 in the Operations Focus category. 

Dr Anil K. D’Cruz is now associated with Apollo Hospitals as Director Oncology

Apollo Hospitals recently announced that renowned senior Oncologist, Dr Anil K. D’Cruz has joined the group as Director, Oncology – Apollo Hospitals, Mumbai, Chennai and Delhi.

A timely intervention by doctors at Global Hospital, Mumbai

A team led by Dr Nitin Dange, Neurosurgeon at Global Hospital, Parel successfully performed a complex brain tumor resection surgery on Ganesh Bhor, a 29-year-old neuro technician, who was brought almost brain dead to the emergency.

Saifee Hospital organises an exhibit on Blood Bank

This World Blood Donor Day, Saifee Hospital Mumbai, organised a science fair, ‘Blood- the magical fluid of life’ to create awareness about blood donation.

Madras HC appoints panel to ascertain condition of medical equipment

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court recently appointed a three-member committee, comprising two advocates and a doctor, to inspect in its jurisdiction any two government hospitals, including at taluk level, to ascertain the condition of medical equipment.

Injury surveillance data paramount for injury prevention in India

The Government of India recognises that one of the major gaps in planning and implementing injury related prevention strategies is the lack of realistic data on the exact nature and spectrum of injuries reported in our hospitals.

ROBOTIC SURGERY FOR CANCER PATIENTS – OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES

For a long time, cancer has been treated with conventional open surgery that left patients with pain and prolonged recovery. However, the advent of robotics has completely transformed this space. - Dr Sandeep Nayak

Agilent hosts 3rd Edition of total Agilent experience in India

Agilent Technologies recently hosted the third edition of their annual scientific symposium, Total Agilent Experience, in Mumbai.

FSLs across India reduce DNA testing backlogs by 50%

Led by Delhi and Maharashtra, India’s forensic laboratories have managed to reduce pendency of DNA testing cases by a 50 per cent national average.

Virtual Biopsy

The new “virtual biopsy” device relies on vibrational optical coherence tomography to analyse tissue.

Spasers

The new laser is actually a Spaser, which is a plasmonic nanolaser that stores energy within so-called surface plasmon polaritons.

Lab test services now available at Lucknow

myUpchar, the multilingual healthcare platform, recently announced the launch of myUpchar Labs in Lucknow, the diagnostic arm of the company.

Probeam 360°

The new ProBeam 360° Proton Therapy System is designed for next-generation proton therapy.

Distributors stop supply of medicines, stents to Kozhikode

Distributors have stopped supply of stents, medicines, surgical equipment and generic medicines to the fair price medical shop, Karunya Pharmacy, at Kozhikode Government Medical College Hospital (KGMCH) from 22nd June after the hospital failed to clear the outstanding dues.

Transasia Bio-Medicals in 50 cr expansion of its Sikkim manufacturing plant

Transasia Bio-Medicals Ltd., recently announced a Rs 50 crore investment in the expansion of its manufacturing facility in Sikkim.

Jaslok Hospital to invest Rs 300 cr in infrastructure expansion

Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre has planned to invest Rs 300 crore in the refurbishment of the hospital.

Import of medical devices up by record 24%

MSME dominated medical domestic manufacturing takes a hit post GST as imports become 11 per cent cheaper and shoot up 24 per cent.

NephroPlus introduces ‘Freedom- A Peritoneal Dialysis Program’

NephroPlus introduces Freedom- A Peritoneal Dialysis Program in India.

Hiranandani plans hospital chain

Hiranandani Constructions, promoted by Niranjan Hiranandani, is planning to set up a chain of hospitals in the country.

99-year-old Parsi hospital to get a new life by Tata Trusts

Tata Trusts is all set to renovate the nearly hundred-year-old Parsi General Hospital in Surat

Essity integrates BSN medical India into Essity organisation

Essity announced the final step in integrating BSN medical India into the Essity organisation.

Tata planning to soon start third cancer hospital

Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) could soon start its third cancer detection and treatment facility on a reserved plot in Kasarvadavli, along Ghodbunder Road.

Health sector gets better treatment?

The healthcare industry got a budget boost this year. In her maiden Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed overall allocation of Rs 64,999 crore...

Tattvan set to launch 50 E-Clinics in 2019

Tattvan, one of the first-of-its-kind telemedicine healthcare clinics, is expanding their healthcare services across Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand, and Jharkhand in 2019 with 50 more E-Clinics.

Need adequate, efficient blood bank infra

Blood banks are an integral part of health care system. However, in India, there is an acute shortage of blood banks. According to the...

10th HKTDC MEDICAL & HEALTHCARE FAIR ATTRACTS 12,000-PLUS BUYERS

The major focal points at this year’s International Medical and Healthcare Fair were global start-up companies and wearable devices, reports Subhajit Roy.

OPTO CIRCUITS PLANNING MAJOR EXPANSION IN INDIA

As India’s economic, healthcare and social landscape evolve, its medical device market emergencies as promising opportunity for foreign manufactures. Vinod Ramnani, Chairman, Opto Circuits

GUARDMAN – Making Caring Smart Homes for Seniors

We are hopeful that the Indian market will be ready in the near future to welcome GUARDMAN products and the brand will be in a position to serve the society effectively. Adam Chow, CEO, GUARDMAN

HKTDC Medical Fair – An Unmissable Show By Subhajit Roy, Group Editor

The ongoing 10th HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair 2019 has brought state-of-the-art medical technology devices from across the globe. Organized by the...

Radiology and it’s Future

The radiology services are being provided and served by the radiologists and experts who have unique advanced medical education in radiation. This article takes you to the advances and the next big thing in radiology.

Photoacoustic Imaging

When using heat and other forms of radiation to ablate tumors, it is usually difficult to know just how hot the tissues around your...

ARTIS icono biplane

ARTIS icono biplane is the ideal solution for a wide range of disciplines and procedures. Neuro procedures – and particularly stroke treatment – benefit...

Azurion – Image Guided Therapy

At the MWC 2019 mobile technology conference at Spain, Philips unveiled a new mixed reality concept to aid in minimally invasive surgeries, which it...

Implantable Micro-Devices for Self-Charging Pacemakers

The over one million pacemakers implanted each year worldwide currently require an additional surgical procedure every 5–10 years to replace the batteries. Dartmouth engineering...

Intelligent Gas Chromatography Systems

Agilent Technologies Inc. launches two new gas chromatography systems Agilent 8890 and 8860 GC that will incorporate innovative and intelligent 'self-aware' predictive technology, expanding...

New medical wizards in making

An electronics engineer by profession Nitesh Jangir, developed two medical devices - one that assists babies in breathing and another that helps prevent ventilator-related infections. In an interview with ME&A, Nitesh Jangir, Co-Founder, Coeo Labs talks about the invention of both these devices and their uses.

India’s ‘first women hospital’ inaugurated in Delhi

Touted as India’s first women hospital, Gaudium Women Hospital was inaugurated on March 8, International Women’s Day, at Janakpuri in New Delhi by Bollywood...

A breast centre launched for women by CK Birla

The CK Birla Hospital for women recently announced the launch of one of India’s most comprehensive breast health facilities, ‘The Breast Centre’ in Gurugram. ...

Technology in Neurology

Technological advances in neurology span the various aspects of diagnostics, therapeutics and rehabilitation strategies. - Dr Kavita Barhate

FEHI celebrates 30-years of path-breaking work

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (FEHI), Delhi, one of the pioneer and centre of excellence in cardiac care, is celebrating 30 years of path-breaking work...

Fingernail Sensor Provides Health Insights

Fingernail sensors and AI can help clinicians to monitor health and disease progression.

India’s first Sci-fi hospital at Chandighar

PGI’s new 334-bedded futuristic hospital has jumped out of the science fiction world of Star Trek and its 23rd century.  For the patients to...

Sikkim gets India’s 2nd largest government hospital

The people of Sikkim will be able to access free state-sponsored healthcare in the new 10-storied Sir Thutob Namgyal Memorial Multi-Speciality Hospital (STNM) in...

Perfectly positioned – A laser shows the way

Every surgical operation has inherent risks. New technologies help to minimise these risks, for example with high-precision 3D navigation for computer tomography.

Padma Shri Awardee Dr Anoop Misra joins IJCP Group as Advisor

Dr Anoop Misra, Chairman of the Fortis Centre for Diabetes, Obesity and Cholesterol (C-DOC) and Head of the National Diabetes Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation...

Surgical operating theatre: The ‘Heart’ of hospital

Operating rooms (ORs) are specialised workspaces that require highly functional equipment of the highest quality, which surgeons and other OR personnel use to perform lifesaving procedures. - Dr K. M. Mandana

HOW AI TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE

Artificial Intelligence has immense potential to improve healthcare delivery. The article describes why it is going to be a game-changer. - Vishal Ranjan

Padma Shri bestowed to a visionary who has established a world-class Eye Care

Sankara Eye Foundation India is honoured to share that Dr Ramanathan V Ramani, the Founder and Managing Trustee, has been awarded the prestigious “Padma...

Mumbai hospital used stem cells to save premature

In what it claims is the first such documented case in the world, Surya Hospital, Mumbai said recently that it has used stem cells...

Infrastructure – the backbone of a hospital

This article talks about the critical analysis of Indian hospital infrastructure and the scheme by Indian Government to boost the medical industry of the country.

Transasia Bio-Medicals wins Best Brand 2019 award

Transasia Bio-Medicals Ltd., has been recognised as the ‘Best Brand 2019’ at a glittering ceremony recently held in Mumbai. The ‘Best Brand Award 2019’...

Stent price hike shows commitment to quality healthcare: MTaI

Medical Technology Association of India (MTaI) recently said the increase in prices of stents in line with inflation is testimony of government’s commitment to...

ICD therapy reduces all-cause mortality amongst patients

The results of the largest prospective study of patients-at-risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in emerging countries – IMPROVE SCA – has revealed that...

A touch of AI in Cardiology

This article will walk you through the latest advancements in the field of Cardiology - Dr. Magesh Balakrishanan

12th India Med Expo 2019 to be held at Bengaluru

India Med Expo 2019 Bengaluru one of India’s No. 1 trade fair for hospitals, health care centers and clinics, will be held at Manpho...

Hong Kong Medical and Healthcare Fair presents cutting-edge solutions

The HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair (Medical Fair) will take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from...

ERBA Group showcases its latest technologies at MEDLAB

At the recently concluded MEDLAB expo, the ERBA Group, launched their latest hematology analyzers, H 360 and H 560. Designed for improving lab efficiency,...

Siemens Healthineers enables India’s largest cancer institute

Narendra Modi, inaugurated AIIMS, New Delhi’s National Cancer Institute (NCI), Jhajjar, Haryana on 12th February wherein India’s first fully Robotic Core Clinical Laboratory has...

Rajiv Nath of AIMED receives ‘Award of Appreciation’

Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare conferred prestigious ‘Award of Appreciation’ to Rajiv Nath for his contribution to the...

New bike service for emergency medical care

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) recently launched an emergency medical service ‘Mission DELHI’, as part of which an assistance unit on a motorcycle...

AI – The Game-changer

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been the talk of the town for a while, and today it has emerged as the new game-changer. Globally, the...

Focus on Healthcare Infra

Healthcare is one of the largest sectors and employers in the world, worth over US$ 9 trillion globally and consuming an average 10 per...

“Healthcare innovations to be backed by robust policy”

“Technology has become the backbone for Ayushman Bharat by making the entire system cashless and paperless. With over 50 crore population coming under the...

Rare bilateral surgery performed in single session

Recognised for delivering exceptional patient care, Vimhans Nayati Super Specialty Hospital, Delhi recently announced a rare bilateral total knee replacement surgery performed in a...

Notification for regulating medical devices sales

A notification was issued recently by CDSCO. Rajiv Nath, Forum Coordinator, Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AiMeD) said, “We are baffled to see...

Selecting the right implants is important

Right implant selection, adoption of global best practices, quality and skill of a surgeon plays a key role in making an orthopedic surgery successful...

India’s first “Patient-Doctor Manifesto” released

The Manifesto highlights the rights of both patients and doctors.

Transasia extends aid to children affected by Thalassemia

Supports musical concert by Padmashree Pankaj Udhas held in Mumbai.

For better management of diabetes, experts highlight on correct insulin injection methods

BD India organised an awareness campaign on safe insulin practices across India.

Dental Made Easy

The article discusses on what guidelines should be followed to maintain a dental clinic and dental equipment.

Predicting leaky heart valves with 3D printing

New integrated workflow improves valve sizing accuracy during aortic valve replacement procedures

Healthcare Industry 2018 Recap & 2019 Forecast

2018 was action packed for the healthcare sectors with high profile mergers and acquisitions, government policy changes and regulatory developments. 2019 is expected to witness how technology will contribute in uplifting the healthcare sector with transparency being one of the key concerns. - Ayush Mishra

Transasia showcases its best technologies at a host of national conferences across the country

Held between 24th - 27th October 2018 at Goa, the 45th National Conference of Association of Clinical Biochemists of India (ACBICON) hosted faculty from across the world, who shared their expertise on varied topics of interest such as cancer genomics, micro RNAs as novel biomarkers and tools for personalised cancer diagnostics, amongst others.

Medtech: Democratising Innovation

We are democratising innovation. It involves continuous R&D to make existing products better and create new products. It involves creating products that customers can use economically, for years. Rajnikant R. Shah, Director, Medtech Life Pvt Ltd.

For Dr Tejas, No Matter The Distance

With the successful execution of the first-in-human telerobotic intervention, we are now opening new avenues and this is going to change the global scenario of telerobotic interventions. Dr. Tejas M. Patel, Chairman and Chief Interventional Cardiologist, Apex Heart Institute, Ahmedabad

‘Make in India’ push fails to lift medical devices manufacturing

Unless the Indian manufacturers get level playing field and visible benefit to manufacture in India in comparison to the imports, nobody will venture out to undertake this tedious job of putting together men, machine and capital for manufacturing of medical device in India. Rajiv Nath, Forum Coordinator, AiMeD (Association of Indian Medical devices)

Prosthetic Innovations 2018

Prosthetic is all about creating limbs for the limbless. Here’s a summary of the game-changing breakthroughs in the field of prosthetic.

Solar-powered skin for prosthetic limbs

Engineers from the University of Glasgow, who have previously developed an ‘electronic skin’ covering for prosthetic hands made from graphene, have found a way to use some of graphene’s remarkable physical properties to use energy from the sun to power the skin.

A painless adhesive

Pulling off a band-aid may soon get a lot less painful.

Orthopaedic medical robots market to grow at 24.1% CAGR to 2025

The orthopaedic medical robots market is estimated to grow with a CAGR of 24.1 per cent from 2018-2025, reports a new market research study titled ‘Orthopaedic Medical Robots Market to 2025 – Global Analysis and Forecasts’ by Research and Markets.

Wockhardt Hospital, South Bombay celebrates success of Little Hearts treated for congenital heart

Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai Central along with Rotary Club felicitates Rotary International President Elect Mark Maloney & celebrates success of Little Hearts.

Cabinet approves MoC between India and Japan for healthcare

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given approval on the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and Japan in the field of healthcare and wellness that was signed in October 2018.

Industry demands inclusion of Ayurveda in Ayushman Bharat

More than 75 per cent of the Ayurveda business today is with the private sector, and therefore engagement with private sector has become critical...

CII urges Govt to reduce custom duty on medical devices

The customs duty on medical devices may get reduced in the forthcoming budget with an aim to boost domestic manufacturing of such goods.

Taiwan opens new product centre in Mumbai

Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) opened its new product centre in Mumbai, as part of a plan to strengthen its footprint in India.The...

New measures having positive impact on Ebola response in Congo

New measures to succeed challenges in the response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are having an assertive impact.