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05 March 2015  Joanne Hunter
Siemens combats increasing point-of-care workload with ecosystem approach
By Joanne Hunter @ 12:06 :: 10 Views

Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics is tackling challenges faced by point-of-care (POC) coordinators in the laboratory with an innovative ecosystem approach. The Ecosystem solution was recently launched as an integrated component of the RAPIDComm® Data Management System, an informatics solution which centrally manages Siemens in vitro diagnostics analysers and operators. The solution encompasses eight core components including device management, operator management, quality control, compliance reporting, competency management, inventory management, remote monitoring and mobile access.

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25 February 2015  Joanne Hunter
New four-way collaboration aims to improve clinical decision-making in the treatment of colon cancer
By Joanne Hunter @ 13:42 :: 79 Views

Greenville, South Carolina – 25th February 2015 – EKF Diagnostics subsidiary, Selah Genomics, has announced a major, four-way collaboration with Greenville Health System (GHS, South Carolina), DecisionQ Corporation (Virginia), and BD (Becton Dickinson and Company, New Jersey). Expected to last 18 months, the collaboration aims to unite classic clinical annotations with proprietary next generation sequencing (NGS) technology and artificial intelligence-based decision support algorithms in order to improve clinical decision support in the treatment of colon cancer patients. 

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23 February 2015  Joanne Hunter
EKF introduces new diabetic biomarker test – The Stanbio Chemistry GSP LiquiColor® Assay
By Joanne Hunter @ 12:12 :: 68 Views

Cardiff, UK – 19th February 2015 – EKF Diagnostics, the global diagnostics company, announces that it has introduced a new diabetic biomarker test that provides a 2-3 week indicator of average blood glucose. The Stanbio Chemistry Glycated Serum Protein (GSP) LiquiColor® test closes the information gap between daily blood glucose testing and the 2-3 month HbA1c reading. This means that GSP serves as an accurate intermediate marker of glycemia in instances where HbA1c may be of limited value, such as pregnancy, reduced RBC lifespan and hemodialysis.1

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17 February 2015  Joanne Hunter
Siemens Healthcare partners with UK’s leading medical supplier in primary care
By Joanne Hunter @ 08:33 :: 114 Views

Siemens Healthcare have partnered with Williams Medical Supplies to bring innovation to point of care testing in primary care. Williams, part of the DCC Vital group of companies, is a leading provider of medical equipment and services to the UK healthcare market. The partnership of core company values and responsible business practice presents a robust and dependable offering to GPs, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

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13 February 2015  Joanne Hunter
FABPulous BV closes Series B Funding; Begins commercial activities with rapid 5-minute point-of-care IVD for H-FABP
By Joanne Hunter @ 09:47 :: 127 Views

The funds will allow the commercialization of the patented and CE-marked H-FABP True Rapid Test ® for exclusion of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in risk stratification of patients at primary care and emergency medicine.
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13 February 2015  Joanne Hunter
Randox Puts Health in the Frontline as Winner In Prestigious European Business Awards
By Joanne Hunter @ 08:35 :: 129 Views

Leading clinical diagnostics company Randox is delighted to have been selected as a ‘Ruban D’Honneur’ winner for imports/exports in the prestigious European Business Awards 2014/15.

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05 February 2015  Joanne Hunter
By Joanne Hunter @ 09:02 :: 173 Views

·         New blood test will spot bowel cancer at earliest stage

·         Simple check will ID cancer missed by existing screening

·         No need for ‘unpleasant’ faecal screen

·         1-in-20 people in UK will develop bowel cancer


British and Irish scientists are developing a new £20 blood test for bowel cancer, which could save thousands of lives by spotting the disease at the earliest possible opportunity. The simple check will pick up on antibodies in the blood, produced as the body reacts to the onset of bowel cancer.

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03 February 2015  Joanne Hunter
Proteome Sciences extends its reach through collaboration with MedBiomix Partners
By Joanne Hunter @ 09:18 :: 128 Views

Cobham, Surrey; 3rd Feb 2015. MedBiomix Partners SAS and Proteome Sciences Ltd are proud to announce they enter into a collaborative network alliance, whose goal is to provide healthcare professionals with advanced data-driven solutions to integrate and make better use of protein expression data that will significantly improve the life and disease conditions of their patients.

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16 January 2015  Rebecca Bellars
UroSens Receives £2 Million Investment to Commercialise Urine-Based Diagnostic Test for Bladder and Prostate Cancer
By Rebecca Bellars @ 12:05 :: 228 Views

Cambridge and Sunderland, UK, 12 January 2015:
UroSens Ltd, a diagnostic company developing novel, non-invasive urine tests for the detection of prostate and bladder cancer, has announced it has received £2 million ($3.02 million) investment. The funding round was led by Longwall Venture Partners, with participation from shareholders including Northstar Ventures, Esperante BV, Cambridge Capital Group and other existing shareholders. 

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15 January 2015  Joanne Hunter
EKF highlighting heat and humidity compatible POC hemoglobin analyzer at Arab Health 2015
By Joanne Hunter @ 16:13 :: 194 Views

Cardiff, UK – 15th January 2015 – EKF Diagnostics, the global diagnostics company, announces that it will be highlighting the robustness of its new DiaSpect Tm point of care (POC) hemoglobin analyzer at Arab Health 2015, 26-29th January, Dubai, UAE. Also on Stand Z1G30, EKF will be discussing its new liquid-stable assay* for early sepsis detection, as well as previewing SensPoint, a new hand-held lactate analyzer with built-in connectivity functions to hospital or laboratory information systems.

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