Category Archives: Medical Tech

Digital health pioneer Congenica’s DNA technology gets green light for use by doctors

re IGITAL healthcare pioneer Congenica was today given the green light to use its genomic analysis technology in a clinical setting, paving the way for faster and cheaper diagnosis of rare inherited diseases. The Cambridge-based start-up, which emerged from the Wellcome Sanger Institute seven years ago and now has around 100 employees, is the first […]

Delta variant appears to be in effect in Allegheny County and statewide

State and local coronavirus cases are on the rise again, an increase likely due to the Delta variant. The most infectious strain of coronavirus has been circulating in Allegheny County since at least March, according to county health officials. Despite this fact, cases have continued to decline in the Pittsburgh area for several months. But […]

CSOP to List CSOP China Healthcare Disruption Index ETF (Ticker: 3174.HK) on HKEX | Business

HONG KONG – (BUSINESS WIRE) – July 20, 2021– CSOP Asset Management Limited (“CSOP”) is proud to announce the listing of the CSOP China Healthcare Disruption Index ETF (ticker symbol: 3174.HK) on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (the “HKEX”). 3174.HK will track the performance of the Solactive China Healthcare Disruption Index (the “Index”). With a […]

Chief Information Security Officer reflects on technological changes in healthcare during his 43 years at MUSC | MUSK

Richard Gadsden, Jr., has spent his life on the campus of the University of Medicine of South Carolina – literally. His father, Richard Gadsden, Sr., Ph.D., was a biochemist and clinical pathologist with a long and distinguished career at MUSC, and Gadsden, Jr., grew up on campus, hanging out in the office and laboratory of […]

Save money by avoiding unnecessary x-rays

Human knee x-ray getty Our health care system is broken and patients are paying more of the bill through high deductible plans. It forces us to become more informed patients to reduce health care costs. Unfortunately, the medico-industrial complex continues to find ways to make money, and providing unnecessary care is one way of making […]

Syracuse University’s first NIH S10 grant funds state-of-the-art microscope

Nikhila Krishnan, a Ph.D. student in biology, using the new Zeiss LSM980 confocal microscope. Housed in the Blatt BioImaging Center, the advanced microscope was acquired with an S10 grant from the National Institutes of Health. For the first time in Syracuse University history, a department has received a prestigious S10 instrumentation grant from the National […]

Orange Park hospital to open third autonomous emergency center

Orange Park Medical Center plans to inaugurate an autonomous emergency center in Middleburg next spring. The $ 14.4 million project, which is slated to open in late 2022, will be located at 2554 Blanding Blvd. at Everett Avenue. A former mall currently sits at the 4.6-acre site, which was purchased in March for $ 3.8 […]

Aidoc raises over $ 66 million for AI radiology analysis technology – TechCrunch

Aidoc, an artificial intelligence company that develops triage and analysis software, is preparing to double its funding. On Tuesday, the company announced a $ 66 million round. Previously, the company had raised around $ 67 million in its five years of existence. Aidoc develops “decision support” software based on artificial intelligence. This software can read […]

U of U presents new rehabilitation hospital

SALT LAKE CITY – The University of Utah unveiled its state-of-the-art Craig H. Neilsen Rehab Hospital to the public on Monday. The hospital has been open to patients for a year, but it could only be released today due to restrictions and safety measures related to COVID-19. “We really built this facility to transform care […]