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Veravas Announces Novel Rapid Antigen Assay for SARS-CoV-2 Detection in Saliva

Saliva-based, high-throughput rapid antigen assay reportedly detects SARS-CoV-2 with similar sensitivity and specificity as PCR in only 10 minutes. CHARLESTON, S.C. (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 – Veravas, Inc. an early-stage biotechnology company, has announced the development of its VeraTest™ SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Antigen Assay, based on their patent-pending VeraPrep™ technology and a proprietary novel antibody fragment with […]

Bind Launches Into the Fully-insured Market

In its biggest expansion ever, Bind looks to deliver its fully-insured product in more than 30 states by year-end 2021 MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bind Benefits, Inc. announced today that its personalized health plan will be offered on a fully-insured basis to employers with more than 50 employees, launching immediately in the state of Florida. Bind filed for approval […]

Cerovations Receives 2nd NIH Grant Award for Peritoneal Dialysis Innovation

On September 22, 2020 the NIH’s NIDDKD, (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases), announced the award of an STTR grant to Cerovations to fund development of an innovative medical device to reduce the risk of contamination, and subsequent peritonitis, associated with peritoneal dialysis. The project is titled ‘Contamination resistant interconnection for reducing […]

MentorMate Further Grows of Human-Centered Design Practice

From foundational research to product, behavior, and service design, we take a human-centered approach to go beyond creating something that just looks nice. Minneapolis, MN, 09.22.2020 /PRNEWS/ — Custom software development firm MentorMate continues to expand its human-centered design services. Since joining the company in October 2019, VP of Design Denny Royal grew his team while developing a unique […]

Reemo Health Receives Provider Approval, Giving More Users Access to Personal Independence Smartwatch

Milestone reinforces company’s mission to develop and deliver approachable technology that remotely supports the health and safety of aging and at-risk seniors in their homes MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Reemo Health, simplifying how consumers and healthcare connect remotely, is now an approved Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) Provider for Home & Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver Programs in the […]

COVID-19 and Quarantine: Can’t Keep a Medical Device Start-up Down

Overview COVID-19 has significantly and adversely affected preclinical research and clinical trials across the universe of life science companies as a result of the suspension of elective procedures in the U.S. and globally, as well as the  challenges posed by travel bans, the furlough of or requirement that clinical study personnel work remotely, restrictions on […]

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Expands Access Statewide To Supportive Care Services From Livio Health

Virtual Care Available Statewide at No Additional Cost for Medicare Advantage and Fully Insured Commercial Members SAINT PAUL, Minn., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) today announced that supportive care services from Livio Health will be expanded for the second time this year, making access available to more than 240,000 Blue […]

MedTrials and Mednet Expand Partnership

New Agreement Accelerates Clinical Development to Bring New Treatments to Market MINNEAPOLIS and DALLAS – September 16, 2020 – Mednet, a provider of eClinical solutions for the global life sciences community and MedTrials, a contract research organization (CRO) providing a wide range of specialized clinical research services, announced they have extended their long-term partnership. Through […]

Clearlake Capital-Backed Provation Acquires ePreop

Acquisition creates comprehensive clinical productivity SaaS platform, streamlining workflows and documentation from patient intake and pre-op through recovery and follow-up Minneapolis, MN and Santa Monica, CA – September 16, 2020 – Provation, the premier software provider of procedure documentation and clinical decision support solutions, backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (together with its affiliates, “Clearlake”), today […]

National Institutes of Health Commissions PhysIQ to Develop COVID-19 Digital Biomarker

Early detection of COVID-19 decompensation in patients is complicated by infrequent and non-specific clinical data A first-in-kind tool that collects and analyzes continuous physiologic data could provide early clinical indicators of COVID-19 decompensation Early detection could offer healthcare providers invaluable insight necessary to intervene earlier and reduce poor patient outcomes CHICAGO, IL – September 16, 2020 – The […]

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