AI in healthcare electronics and devices in 2020
Over the past few years, new applications of AI have rapidly spread through the medical field, changing the way scientists perform research, doctors run hospitals and patients receive treatment. Some scientists have already used AI tools to develop new vaccines and diagnose patients. Now, AI is poised to revolutionise another sector of the healthcare industry — medical devices. By Kayla Matthews
How can AI help diagnose heart failure?
Cardiovascular (CV) diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation. GlobalData’s Pharmaceutical Technology writer Allie Nawrat explained: “Part of the challenge of reducing the mortality rate of CV conditions is that they are so inter-related with other conditions, including metabolic and renal disease. Early diagnosis is key in improving patient’s outcomes, and speeding up the proc...
ISO certification for medical device quality management
CPI has announced that the company has been awarded ISO 13485:2016 certification, the international standard for medical device quality management systems. ISO 13485 specifies a quality management system that can demonstrate the ability to produce medical devices that consistently meet safety, customer, and regulatory requirements.
Healthtech to improve patient outcomes with AI
In partnership with NHSX, Intelligent Health UK brought the global AI and health community to the ExCeL London for a one-day event to advance discussions on how to apply AI and drive technological collaboration in healthcare. Attending the event were clinicians, data scientists, startups, academics and investors, collaborating to set out roadmaps to success for AI in healthcare and prove that AI will revolutionise patient outcomes.
Chip-based technology for third generation DNA synthesis platform
EVONETIX, the synthetic biology company developing a desktop platform for scalable, high-fidelity and rapid gene synthesis, has announced it has partnered with research and innovation hub, imec, active in the fields of nanoelectronics and digital technologies, to increase production of Evonetix’s proprietary microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)-based silicon chips, enabling the platform to be manufactured at a commercial scale.
Solvent dispenser designed for medical tubing assembly
Technomed, a subsidiary of Tecnoideal, and a leader in machinery and services for medical plastic tubing assembly, will unveil the DS-Vision, its most advanced solvent dispenser for the bonding of medical tubing, at the MD&M Trade Show in Anaheim, California, on February 11th, 2020.
Portable electronics on and in the body
Printed electronics is revolutionising medicine. LOPEC will present new developments from this area from March 24th to 26th, 2020. Here you can read an interview with LOPEC plenary speaker John A. Rogers, about monitoring systems and other flexible electronic devices that can be worn directly on the skin or implanted inside the body.
Components Bureau increases medical portfolio
AC/DC power supplies from Cosel are now available from Components Bureau as the specialist distributor adds three medically-certified power supplies
AI outperforms doctors at spotting breast cancer
While artificial intelligence (AI) may conjure up visions of a daunting dystopian future for some, new research has emerged which highlights the role technology can play for good.
Protecting connected medical diagnostic devices
Trustonic has announced that OPTOLANE has selected Trustonic Secured Platform (TSP) to bring security and trust to the company’s new connected medical diagnostic device. The product is primarily used at the point-of-care for early diagnosis and preventative healthcare, particularly for diagnosing cancer, infectious diseases and congenital abnormalities.