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EyeYon Medical, CE Mark, EndoArt, corneal edema
By  Sophie Porter 08:29 am June 8, 2021
Israeli ophthalmology startup, EyeYon Medical, has received a CE Mark for its flagship product EndoArt, the world’s first synthetic corneal implant designed to counteract corneal edema. Edema is the excess build-up of fluids in the cornea caused by damaged endothelial cells, which usually regulate hydration levels in the eye. It can result in irreversible scarring, pain and even blindness....
By  Adam Ang 03:26 am June 8, 2021
  Australian software company MedicalDirector has introduced its latest cybersecurity solution for healthcare systems.  WHAT IT DOES According to a press release, the MedicalDirector Shield has six key components to protect a healthcare practice's IT systems and data. It provides an initial security assessment to spot a system's vulnerabilities to online hacks; a plug-in intrusion detection...
Woman sleeping in an all white bed
By  Mallory Hackett 02:24 pm June 7, 2021
Israeli sleep apnea company Itamar Medical announced today it’s broadening the capabilities of its at-home sleep apnea diagnostic testing line, WatchPAT. The WatchPAT system attaches to a user’s index finger, chest and wrist to record vital measurements that are used to identify events of sleep apnea. It measures peripheral arterial (PAT) signal, heart rate, oximetry, actigraphy, body position,...
iXensor, COVID-19, FDA approved, vaccination programme, COVID-19 PCR test
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11:42 am June 7, 2021
The white paper outlines a roadmap for the way in which a fully integrated mobile rapid antigen testing strategy can play a central role in the ongoing surveillance required to contain the spread of COVID-19 as governments accelerate their vaccination programmes. The paper, which is supported by iXensor, the pioneer of mobile health that developed the world’s first FDA-approved smartphone camera-...
Person with a continuous glucose monitor checks their health data on a smartphone app
By  Mallory Hackett 11:10 am June 7, 2021
Multimodal healthcare provider Carbon Health is stepping into chronic condition management with its recent acquisition of Steady Health, an integrated diabetes care platform. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition will support Carbon Health’s primary care model, which combines in-person clinics with a virtual care platform. Carbon Health patients can receive services ranging...
Cigna Insurance Middle East, CIME, SmartCare, health insurance
By  Ahmed El Sherif 02:07 pm June 4, 2021
A global health service company is attempting to make medical insurance more affordable and accessible in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the launch of a smart product. SmartCare by Cigna is a new region-specific offering by Cigna Insurance Middle East (CIME), and is aimed at “SMEs, corporates and government organisations” within the country. The company explained that SmartCare “brings to...
ASMRtist wearing orange headphones and whispering into a microphone at their desk
By  Mallory Hackett 12:36 pm June 4, 2021
If you've ever seen those videos of people whispering, tapping on objects, role-playing as doctors and making hand gestures into the camera lens and questioned what the heck you've stumbled across, don't worry, you're not alone. When Dr. Craig Richard, a biopharmaceutical sciences professor at Shenandoah University, first heard about autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR), the feeling those...
Lifelight
By  Sara Mageit 07:00 am June 4, 2021
ATOS AND HUMA ENTER FIVE YEAR PARTNERSHIP France-based information technology company, Atos and British digital healthcare innovator, Huma have announced a five-year strategic global partnership. The collaboration aims to shift healthcare and clinical trials from hospital to home and will focus on Huma's modular platform which can power digital 'hospitals at home' up to a national scale. The...
By  Thiru Gunasegaran 02:15 am June 4, 2021
iXensor, a Taipei-based mobile health solutions developer, received a CE-IVD mark for its PixoTest POCT COVID-19 Antigen Test. WHAT IT DOES The point-of-care test is an end-to-end fully digitalised rapid screening solution. It comprises a palm-sized analyser, a digital health pass app, an admin app and a HIPAA-grade health management web portal. iXensor said in a statement that its diagnostic...
Caregiver records child on smartphone using Cognoa's Canvas Dx diagnostic software
By  Mallory Hackett 12:42 pm June 3, 2021
Pediatric behavioral health company Cognoa has received FDA De Novo classification for its autism spectrum disorder (ASD) software diagnostic aid, Canvas Dx. The ASD diagnostic tool is designed to help primary care clinicians and pediatricians evaluate and diagnose suspected cases of autism among children. It uses machine learning algorithms to analyze videos of the child’s behavior and responses...