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In the Know: Healthcare News for June 22, 2020

U.S. News and World Report Names Mayo Nation’s Top Hospital Medtronic gets $337 million from Blackstone for diabetes devices Abbott FreeStyle Libre 2 iCGM FDA cleared for use in adults and children At the Edge of Possible Cardiovascular Systems’ offering nabs $143.7m Mayo Clinic, NASA team up to test AI algorithm on colorectal cancer Boston […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for May 26, 2020

Lee Jones Selected University of Minnesota Entrepreneur of the Year Medtronic, Abbott, Thermo Fisher Are The World’s Largest Healthcare Companies In 2020 Med-tech company Tactile Medical announces new CEO Corporate America’s Most Underrated Innovation Strategy: 3M’s 15% Rule Medtronic execs see quick recovery, increased M&A NaviHealth trades hands again with Optum acquisition DeviceTalks Weekly: EP. […]

Abbott Announces Health Canada Authorization Under the COVID-19 Interim Order and Immediate Availability of its COVID-19 Antibody Test in Canada

Via Abbott Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today it received Health Canada authorization under the COVID-19 Interim Order* for the ARCHITECT SARS-CoV-2 IgG test, a laboratory-based serology blood test for the detection of the antibody, IgG, that identifies if a person has had the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Antibody testing is an important next step to tell […]

Med-tech Front Lines Against COVID-19 Includes Array of Minnesota-Connected Companies – April 1, 2020

Via Star Tribune Abbott expects to produce 50,000 ID Now tests daily.  Medical-device maker Abbott Laboratories is rolling out a new desktop device that can detect coronavirus in five minutes in many cases without a patient leaving the doctor’s office. Abbott’s new test for detecting the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 runs inside a toaster-sized […]

ABBOTT RECEIVES FDA EMERGENCY USE AUTHORIZATION FOR COVID-19 MOLECULAR TEST ON NEW ALINITY™ M SYSTEM

Via Abbott Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the company’s molecular test for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) for use on its new Alinity™ m molecular laboratory instrument. Abbott is in the process of launching the Alinity m system to U.S. customers. The Alinity m […]

ABBOTT RECEIVES FDA EMERGENCY USE AUTHORIZATION FOR COVID-19 ANTIBODY BLOOD TEST ON ALINITY™ I SYSTEM

Via Abbott Abbott announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the company’s SARS-CoV-2 IgG lab-based serology blood test on the Alinity™ i system. Abbott plans to ship nearly 30 million antibody tests globally in May across its ARCHITECT® and Alinity i™ platforms and will have capacity for 60 million […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for May 4, 2020

The Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder is a winner of Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards Health Care Industry Veteran Jodi Hubler Named President of Bind Bright Health Names Mike Mikan as CEO COVID-19 Proves Telemedicine Is the Future of Health Care M Health Fairview rolls out curbside care Prospero Health Partners With GrandPad to Improve […]

New Abbott antibody test wins CE Mark in Europe

Via Mass Device “Reports in the United Kingdom say that a 99% accurate COVID-19 antibody test produced by Abbott (NYSE:ABT) won CE Mark approval for use across Europe.” “The Abbott Park, Ill.-based company, which has a base in Maidenhead, England, expects to have shipped millions of its lab-based tests across Europe by the end of May, according […]

Abbott Launches Third COVID-19 Test, A Laboratory-Based Antibody Blood Test

Via Abbott Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today the launch of its third COVID-19 test, a lab-based serology blood test for the detection of the antibody, IgG, that identifies if a person has had the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Antibody testing is an important next step to tell if someone has been previously infected. It will provide […]

How Abbott’s Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Joined the COVID-19 Fight

Via MDDI Online “Abbott said it has partnered with the American Diabetes Association, Insulin for Life USA, and the Diabetes Disaster Response Coalition to donate 25,000 FreeStyle Libre 14-day sensors to U.S. hospitals and medical centers in outbreak hotspots to help accelerate access to the technology.” “According to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, […]

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