Diagnostics Healthcare MedTech

Cellex, Gauss aim for smartphone-powered coronavirus test, offering rapid results at home

Released on September 18, 2020

Diagnostic maker Cellex has announced plans to develop a rapid coronavirus infection test that people can fully perform at home, from […]

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Diagnostics MedTech

Moody’s raises medtech outlook amid testing boom at Abbott, Thermo Fisher

Released on September 17, 2020

Dive Brief: Rising demand for COVID-19 tests and reagents at companies including Abbott and Thermo Fisher Scientific has led Moody’s Investors […]

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Diagnostics M&A MedTech

R&Q acquires Maetrics to expand its life science regulatory consulting

Released on September 16, 2020

Regulatory and Quality Solutions (R&Q) has acquired Maetrics, an international life sciences quality and regulatory consulting outfit. Financial terms of the […]

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Diagnostics FDA Healthcare

BD probes COVID-19 false positives with point-of-care systems

Released on September 15, 2020

Dive Brief: BD is investigating reports of false positive coronavirus test results in nursing homes from diagnostics run on its point-of-care […]

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Diagnostics Funding

Hologic launches $950M private offering

Released on September 14, 2020

Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) announced today that it launched a private offering worth $950 million in senior notes due in 2029. Marlborough, Mass.-based Hologic […]

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Diagnostics MedTech

20-second coronavirus screening test piloted at U.K.’s Heathrow airport

Released on September 12, 2020

Two British companies are preparing to launch a simple COVID-19 saliva screening test that aims to provide an accurate result within […]

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Cardiology Diagnostics Patient Monitoring

Bardy Diagnostics names new CEO

Released on September 10, 2020

Bardy Diagnostics announced that it appointed Kevin Hykes as its new president, CEO and member of its board effective Aug. 31, 2020. […]

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Diagnostics Imaging MedTech

Acutus Medical Announces Pulse Field Ablation Program and Initial Pre-Clinical Results

Released on September 9, 2020

Breakthrough Technology, Combined with Acutus Non-Contact Mapping May Enable Rapid, Safe and Effective Arrhythmia Treatment CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 08, 2020 (GLOBE […]

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Biotech Contract Manufacturing Diagnostics

Report: Abbott to hire 2,000 in Illinois to make rapid COVID-19 test

Released on September 3, 2020

Abbott (NYSE:ABT) is reportedly set to hire 2,000 new employees to increase manufacturing for its rapid COVID-19 test. The Chicago Sun-Times reported last […]

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Diagnostics Digital Health MedTech

BREAKING: Abbott wins EUA for COVID-19 test that runs off a card

Released on August 27, 2020

FDA this evening announced an emergency use authorization for Abbott’s BinaxNow COVID-19 Ag Card — a speedy antigen test for the […]

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Diagnostics FDA Healthcare

Ex-Trump FDA chief rails against new HHS policy on lab developed tests

Released on August 24, 2020

Dive Brief: Scott Gottlieb, the Trump administration’s former FDA commissioner, took to Twitter on Saturday strongly criticizing the decision of former colleagues […]

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AI Diagnostics Digital Health

Digital Diagnostics acquires dermatology focused startup 3Derm

Released on August 21, 2020

Autonomous AI platform Digital Diagnostics, previously known as IDx, announced that it has purchased 3Derm Systems in a move that would […]

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