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  • 20 August 2014
    As Part of the Technology Enabled Care Services programme within Staffordshire, Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Partnership Trust is piloting the Health Fabric app for patients with long-term conditions. The pilot project aims to: Identify and communicate...
  • 19 August 2014
    A photothermal tomography method allows for a 3-D view of otherwise optically impenetrable surface tissues. There are quite a few situations in modern medicine where the practitioner needs to take a look into the deeper structures of tissue. While modern Roentgen...
  • 19 August 2014
    Apple is currently in talks with electronic health record provider Allscripts, as well as several hospitals, in an effort to discuss the use of its previously announced cloud-based health information platform known as HealthKit. The latest discussions could signal...
  • 19 August 2014
    The FDA wants medical device developers to join them in facilitating a smoother, quicker approval process. A proposed Medical Device Development Tools qualification process would affect measurement tools that assess medical device performance, safety, and...
  • 18 August 2014
    Remotaid is developing a non-ultrasound foetal heart rate monitor that can remotely alert the doctor if there’s any cause for worry. The Hungarian start-up is one of the 125 finalists contending for dollars from global incubator MassChallenge. It has...
  • 18 August 2014
    Almac Group will proceed with plans to create 348 new jobs at its headquarters in Craigavon, Northern Ireland, over the next five years, after winning £5.5 million in unspecified support from the region’s economic development agency. Invest Northern...
  • 18 August 2014
    Google has just added another reason for companies to make sure their websites are secure by revealing plans to rank those with encrypted connections higher on its search results. Google search ranking algorithms will now start taking into account whether websites...
  • 18 August 2014
    Medtech regulatory consultants and manufacturers are working to interpret the new medtech regulations promulgated in the People’s Republic of China. The new regulations, designed to boost supervision and administration of medical devices, will take effect...
  • 18 August 2014
    Withers & Rogers are pleased to announce that as of 18 August 2014, they will have an office in Munich with a senior Partner working there permanently. This move will allow them to further improve their services for UK and international clients seeking patent...
  • 18 August 2014
    Researchers at Coventry University have made a breakthrough in how drugs are reliably tested which could save tens of thousands of lives and billions of pounds. Currently, whether a drug is safe for the heart is assessed by a set of laboratory tests, with a...
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