covid-19

Starkey Donates 80,000 Masks to Healthcare Workers

Eden Prairie, Minnesota (March 27, 2020) – As part of its ongoing efforts to support hearing and healthcare providers during the COVID-19 pandemic, this week, Starkey donated more than 80,000 masks to Hennepin County in Minnesota. The donation is in response to the shortage of personal protective equipment in hospitals across the country.  “We are […]

PhysIQ’s Proprietary Personalized Analytics to be Used for COVID-19 Care with Newly Broadened FDA Labeling

PhysIQ announces FDA-sanctioned labeling to address the COVID-19 public health emergency with its proprietary Multivariate Change Index (MCI) Deployed within the pinpointIQ® continuous remote monitoring solution, physIQ’s MCI will be used to proactively monitor homebound patients with or vulnerable to COVID-19 The sophisticated, machine learning-based algorithm uses multiple continuous vital signs from wearable sensors to detect […]

Mayo Clinic CEO says group working to predict potential coronavirus hotspots

Via Face the Nation

UnitedHealth Group To Roll Out Coronavirus Test To 46,000 Doctors

Via Forbes “A study funded by UnitedHealth Group earlier this week shows people can self-administer a diagnostic test with a much smaller swab, a process that should save potentially thousands of clinicians from being exposed to the virus while at the same time making the testing simpler.” “Researchers say such a self-administered process eliminates the need […]

Veeva Systems sees product usage increase tenfold as biotech companies race to find COVID-19 cure

Via CNBC “One of the products involved in the process is Veeva Engage, a customer relationship management platform tailored to life sciences companies. The system offers online video conferencing and content sharing applications. Health-care professionals are using the program to connect with doctors remotely to deliver care to patients, Gassner explained.” “The video conferencing tools […]

Flywheel and Imbio team up to help researchers fight COVID-19

Via Invenshure MINNEAPOLIS, March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Flywheel Exchange, a research data platform and Imbio, an AI-driven medical imaging company specializing in lung analysis, have teamed up to help global researchers accelerate understanding and treatment for COVID-19.  The companies have independently developed technologies over the past 5 years and are growing rapidly in their respective markets.  […]

Medtronic Launches New Solutions to Help Monitor Patients for COVID-19

Via Medtronic Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced its Medtronic Care Management Services (MCMS) business is launching two new solutions designed to help assess, monitor, and triage support for patients who may be concerned about COVID-19 and their respiratory symptoms. It has already launched its new Respiratory Infectious Disease Health Check to existing MCMS customers, […]

Abbott Launches Molecular Point-of-Care Test to Detect Novel Coronavirus in as Little as Five Minutes

Via Abbott – The Abbott ID NOW™ COVID-19 test brings rapid testing to the front lines- Test to run on Abbott’s point-of-care ID NOW platform – a portable instrument that can be deployed where testing is needed most- ID NOW has the largest molecular point-of-care installed base in the U.S. and is available in a […]

COVID-19 Update and Capabilities From ImmunoChemistry Technologies

Via ImmunoChemistry Technologies Open for business: We are open for business and focused on helping advance your research now more than ever!  Our team is prepared to continue work, both in office and remotely, so that we may continue supporting all your needs.Our product manufacturing and shipping are running on a regular schedule. Your products […]

For the Record with Dave Hemink, Chief Executive Officer, Nonin Medical

Dave Hemink is a strategic and operational leader with diverse experience in medical devices, healthcare technology, and broader life sciences. His clinical experience is in gastroenterology, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, peripheral vascular, interventional oncology, vascular access, dialysis, and infection prevention and control. His portfolio expertise is in disposable medical devices, implantable medical devices, diagnostic and therapeutic […]

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