Tag: medical device

Philips to acquire Capsule Technologies to expand patient care solutions offering

January 21, 2021

Dutch health technology company Royal Philips has signed an agreement to acquire Capsule Technologies, a Massachusetts-headquartered global provider of medical device integration and data technologies for hospitals and healthcare organizations for US$ 635 million (approximately EUR 530 million). According to Roy […]

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New kidney test device to improve access to early detection for Singapore patients

December 31, 2020

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the sixth most common cause of death in Singapore and will likely rise further with the Republic’s increased prevalence of diabetes and ageing population. Yet, only 10% of those with CKD know they have it; […]

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Portable ultrasound probe offers quick, wireless imaging

December 18, 2020

US-based medical device company Vave Health Inc. has created a portable ultrasound probe (Vave) that can be carried in a pocket. The imagery can be viewed in real time using an app on a Wi-Fi-linked iOS or Android smartphone or […]

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Hong Kong’s OrbusNeich introduces next-generation coronary scoring balloon

January 13, 2017

To help cardiologists manage increasingly complex cases, OrbusNeich, a Hong Kong-based global company specializing in the provision of life-changing vascular solutions, has introduced a new non-compliant scoring balloon that targets more resistant lesions–abnormal damage or change in the tissue of […]

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