The Medical Industry Briefin g
The latest news, approvals and clinical trials you need to know about this month
The number of software-related medical device recalls in the US in 2018
Italian certification company IMQ has become the fourth notified body designated under the European Union Medical Device Regulation
The number of accredited EPR suppliers added to the NHS England and NHSX Health Systems Support Framework’s Lot 1 list
Devices for diabetics hold more than 20% of the wearable medical devices market
India’s electronic health record market is set to grow at a CAGR of 5% through 2025
Dementia app aims to spark chats about the disease
Dementia First Hand is a new virtual reality app which aims to educate people about and raise awareness of dementia.
Robotic thread is designed to slip through the brain's blood vessels
Engineers have developed a magnetically steerable, thread-like robot that can actively glide through narrow, winding pathways, such as the labrynthine vasculature of the brain.
Source: Science Daily
Will disposable colonoscopy devices replace reusables?
A team of Johns Hopkins data researchers is studying the economic and safety implications associated with the devices used to perform colonoscopies.
Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine
FDA clears Biobeat's wearable watch and patch
The US FDA has granted a 510K clearance for Biobeats’s patch and watch for non-invasive cuffless monitoring of blood pressure in hospitals, clinics, long-term care and at home.
Embracing Emerging Technologies
Adapttech’s Insight technology uses laser scanning, wearable technology and a mobile app to make it faster and easier to correctly fit lower-limb prosthesis
Using RT Safe’s solutions, radiotherapists can trial personalised treatments on a life-size 3D-printed version of a patients head.
Munich-based Mecuris enables CPOs to create and customise unique orthotic and prosthetic products together with their patients.
AbiliTech Assist provides functional assistance and support to patients with neuromuscular arm weakness.
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