5 Humble Medical Devices Get a mHealth Makeover (PanOptic Ophthalmoscope)
iExaminer PanOptic Ophthalmoscope
The iExaminer Adapter converts Skaneateles Falls, New York-based Welch Allyn's PanOptic Ophthalmoscope into a mobile digital device. The sytem comprises the adapter which can attach the PanOptic Ophthalmoscope to a iPhone 4 or 4S. The relate...
5 Humble Medical Devices Get a mHealth Makeover (CellScope Oto)
The CellScope Oto Smartphone Otoscope
San Francisco-based CellScope has created a device that, with a few attachments essentially turns the iPhone into an smart otoscope. The product is currently in limited launch and is only available through pilot programs but the device is ultimate...
5 Humble Medical Devices Get A mHealth Makeover (Smart Pulse Oximeter)
iSpO2 Rx Pulse Oximeter
Masimo, based in Irvine, California, launched its iPhone-enabled iSpO2 Rx pulse oximeter in response to the consumerization of healthcare back in December 2012. But the device has recently won CE Mark to make it available for clinicians on Apple and select Android smar...
5 Humble Medical Devices Get a mHealth Makeover (Portable Ultrasound)
MobiUS SP1 Ultrasound System
Mobisante, based in Redmond, Washington has developed a proprietary imaging device which has the form factor of a smartphone to work with its ultrasound probe. Doctors can also choose a tablet device with which the probe also works - that one, however is...
5 Humble Medical Devices Get an mHealth Makeover
Designing medical devices has probably become more complex and exciting with the advent of wireless and smartphone technology. Here are five traditional mHealth devices with a radical mhealth makeover.
UK Court Rules That Occlutech Did Not Infringe St. Jude Medical Patent
Occlutech, a German medical device company which has developed minimally invasive structural heart implants, announced Wednesday that a U.K. court in London has invalidated a St. Jude Medical patent, which was the basis of a lawsuit between the two companies.
Back in 2011, AGA Medical, that was a...
What the EU’s Proposed IVD Regulation Means for You
The proposed regulation promises change to IVD scope, classification and conformity assessment, and clinical evidence requirements. Here's what you need to know to ease the looming transition.
Which Chronic Diseases Have The Most iPad Apps?
This infographic is a bit dated - created in April last year - but the data is still interesting. Jeff Greene, senior strategy lead with the New Solutions Factory, researched the availability of iPad apps specifically dedicated to chronic diseases.
The diseases are migraine, asthma, diabete...
Outsourcing: A Process, Not a Destination
In an increasingly globalized economy, outsourcing helps medical device manufacturers increase capacity without additional capital investment costs, safeguard their IP, and gain access to new markets.