Cardiology Diagnostics Digital Health

New 510(k) boosts iRhythm, Verily efforts for AFib screening

Released on January 26, 2020

The latest 510(k) clearance for the Verily Study Watch will further the efforts of the Google sister company and iRhythm Technologies (NSDQ:IRTC)  to […]

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Diagnostics

Bio-Rad Laboratories appoints new head of clinical diagnostics group

Released on January 8, 2020

Research and clinical diagnostics company Bio-Rad Laboratories (NYSE:BIO) announced that it has appointed Dara Grantham Wright as its executive VP and president of […]

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Diagnostics Wearables

Samsung teams up with startup making vision-assistance headsets

Released on January 7, 2020

Samsung launched a new partnership with IrisVision, a startup making wearable vision-assistance devices. The Pleasanton, California-based company makes virtual-reality headsets that […]

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Diagnostics Funding Oncology

OncoCyte announces $7.6m offering

Released on January 5, 2020

Molecular diagnostics company OncoCyte (NYSE:OCX) announced that two investors have agreed to purchase nearly $8 million of its common stock in a registered […]

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Diagnostics

CMS delays clinical lab fee schedule data reporting, cuts capped at 15% for 2021

Released on January 3, 2020

Dive Brief: CMS said Thursday it is delaying data reporting for clinical diagnostic laboratory tests, used to inform development of the clinical […]

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Diagnostics Funding

CDx Diagnostics raises $11m for tech to spot pre-cancerous cells in esophagus

Released on January 2, 2020

CDx Diagnostics‘ parent company has raised more than $11 million in its latest money-raise as it continues to promote its WATS3D […]

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Diagnostics FDA Cleared

Masimo’s improved pulse oximetry tech now available to all U.S. newborns

Released on January 2, 2020

Masimo (NSDQ:MASI) has won FDA clearance for pulse oximetry sensors with improved oxygen saturation accuracy specifications for newborns over 3 kg in […]

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AI Diagnostics Digital Health

FierceMedTech’s top 10 stories of 2019: Looking toward a new decade on the cutting edge

Released on December 26, 2019

As we close out this decade, our biggest medtech stories of the past year have all looked toward what’s coming next—whether […]

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Biotech Diagnostics M&A

Sanofi eyes Synthrox purchase

Released on December 23, 2019

Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) announced today that it is planning to tender an offer to acquire all outstanding common stock shares of clinical-stage biotech […]

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Diagnostics Imaging M&A

Fujifilm to acquire Hitachi’s medical imaging biz for $1.56 billion

Released on December 18, 2019

Fujifilm(TSE:4901) announced today that it plans to buy Hitachi’s (NYSE:HIT) medical imaging business for about $1.56 billion. The boards of both companies are […]

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Diagnostics Funding

Mauna Kea Technologies Announces Strategic Equity Investment of €7.5 Million by Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Released on December 17, 2019

Mauna Kea Technologies (Paris:MKEA) (OTCQX:MKEAY) (Euronext: MKEA) inventor of Cellvizio®, the multidisciplinary probe and needle-based confocal laser endomicroscopy (p/nCLE) platform, today announced […]

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AI Cardiology Diagnostics

Cardiologs Earns Frost & Sullivan’s New Product Innovation Award

Released on December 10, 2019

PARIS and BOSTON, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Cardiologs, a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) cardiology diagnostics, announced today it has earned global industry analysts Frost […]

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