Susan Shepard is a freelance contributor to MD + DI.
What can manufacturers do so their plastic medical devices don't crack or degrade under more-stringent cleaning?
CellMax Life has developed a blood test that it says can identify precancerous adenomas with similar accuracy as colonoscopy, which may facilitate better compliance with screenings and increase detection rates.
Infervision’s deep-learning system alerts radiologists to the possible presence of four different diseases, which could lead to faster and more comprehensive diagnoses.
Propeller Health, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the University of California, Berkeley, used digital medicine data obtained from a five-year study to find out how air pollution impacts the day-to-day lives of asthma sufferers.
CLARITY enables the formation of a hydrogel matrix by crosslinking biological molecules to a 3D network of hydrophilic polymers followed by lipid removal to generate a transparent, structurally intact tissue. The tissue retains its original structural features, can be labeled with macromolecules, and subsequently imaged without destruction of tissue morphology.
North American Rescue has developed an Audio Bleeding Control Kit that provides audio instructions in both English and Spanish, along with pictorial illustrations, that helps users provide immediate care to injured people.
Artificial intelligence–powered software prioritizes the assessment of computed tomography cases that may have indications of brain bleed.
A presentation at the upcoming BIOMEDevice San Jose show will cover issues in connectivity for this growing segment of the medical device industry.
Diagnostics manufacturer OpGen is partnering with ILUM and the NY State Department of Health to detect, track, and manage antimicrobial-resistant infections at healthcare institutions statewide.
A 3-D bioprinted cardiac patch may offer healing to patients with acute myocardial infarction as well as pave the way for an entire human heart replacement.
Industry and FDA are working together to promote actual quality improvement, not just compliance to regulations.