Healthcare MedTech Respiratory

Smith+Nephew set to mass produce new ventilator from Oxford, King’s College London

Released on April 2, 2020

Smith+Nephew is contracting with the U.K. government to build a new ventilator specifically designed for the large-scale production needed to combat […]

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Cardiology Healthcare Respiratory

AnapnoGuard Helps Prevent Ventilator Complications

Released on April 1, 2020

Ventilators are important to maintain patients with severe respiratory distress due to COVID-19, but the machines carry their own risks. An […]

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Cardiology CE Mark Respiratory

CardioQuip’s Cooler-Heaters EU Cleared to Help With Respiratory Distress

Released on April 1, 2020

CardioQuip, a firm based in College Station, Texas, won European regulatory approval (CE Mark) for its MCH-1000 cooler-heaters that are used […]

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CE Mark Respiratory

RAPIDPoint 500e Blood Gas Analyzer FDA Cleared to Help Ventilated Patients

Released on March 31, 2020

To help address the COVID-19 emergency that’s taking over emergency rooms and intensive care units in the United States, the FDA […]

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MedTech Respiratory

BREAKING: Medtronic shares ventilator IP to combat shortages amid coronavirus

Released on March 30, 2020

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) is publicly sharing the design specifications of its Puritan Bennett 560 (PB 560) ventilator amid a global shortage of the […]

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Diagnostics FDA Respiratory

AdvaMed: Invoking Defense Production Act could hinder U.S. medtech imports

Released on March 27, 2020

Forcing manufacturers to repurpose their production lines to make equipment to fight the coronavirus epidemic might actually hurt the U.S. supply […]

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MedTech Respiratory

ProtectivAir Sterilizes Inhaled Air Using UV Light

Released on March 27, 2020

Medi-Immune, a UK firm, recently revealed ProtectivAir, a breathing device that uses UVc light to sterilize inhaled air and protect wearers […]

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AI MedTech Respiratory

Pandemic Drone to Detect People with Respiratory Conditions

Released on March 26, 2020

Researchers at the University of South Australia are working to develop a drone that can spot people with potential respiratory infections, […]

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FDA MedTech Respiratory

FDA OKs anesthesia gas machines as ventilators amid coronavirus shortage fears

Released on March 26, 2020

Dive Brief: FDA in an emergency use authorization this week allowed modifications to certain respiratory devices amid fears of a shortage in the […]

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Digital Health Patient Monitoring Respiratory

Ireland’s health service uses patientMpower remote monitoring solution for COVID-19 patients

Released on March 26, 2020

Dublin-based digital health firm patientMpower has developed a remote monitoring solution for COVID-19 on behalf of the Irish Health Service Executive […]

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MedTech Respiratory

Zoll says it will make 10k ventilators a month

Released on March 24, 2020

Zoll Medical Corp. announced that it is increasing its manufacturing capacity to 10,000 ventilators per month in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

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MedTech Respiratory

Smiths Medical ramps up ventilator production

Released on March 23, 2020

Smiths Medical announced that it is increasing the production of its Parapac Plus ventilator to meet increased demand in the United Kingdom […]

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