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  • Point-of-Care Diagnostics For COVID-19 and Other News

    Diagnostics World News | A proposed point-of-care diagnostics platform would use either nanoparticles or magnetic levitation to diagnose COVID-19 infection and assess future risk. An online COVID Digital Pathology Repository. These and other news are included as we round up the week’s research and industry news for COVID-19.

    May 22, 2020
  • Telemedicine Not So New To Nursing Homes and Rural Hospitals

    Diagnostics World News | Four years ago, a small group of hospitalists launched TeleHealth Solution to address identified issues in the existing healthcare delivery model—among them, a shortage of physicians at Critical Access Hospitals in small towns across America and fractionated, disruptive care for patients in skilled nursing facilities.

    May 19, 2020
  • COVID-19’s Impact On Diagnostics, And Other News

    Diagnostics World News | We round up the week’s research and industry news for COVID-19, including the virus’s effect on diagnostics as a whole.

    May 15, 2020
  • Endometriosis Research Shows Potential for Reducing Diagnostic Delays

    Diagnostics World News | An international group of researchers has revealed that tall, slim girls may be at an increased risk of endometriosis—a painful, chronic, and inflammatory disease that impacts an estimated 5 to 10% of the female population worldwide. The findings suggest that the significant diagnostic delays associated with the disease could potentially be reduced.

    May 14, 2020
  • Long View On The Role Of Telehealth In Primary Care

    Diagnostics World News | Over the past few months, necessity has been the mother of invention for thousands of primary care physicians forced to practice medicine amidst a public health crisis.

    May 12, 2020
  • Adaptive Biotechnologies, Microsoft Exploring Immune-Based COVID-19 Diagnostic Test

    Diagnostics World News | Adaptive Biotechnologies and Microsoft are working on a new type of COVID-19 diagnostic: measuring the body’s immune system for evidence of a SARS-CoV-2 infection.

    May 11, 2020
  • Diagnostic Networks And Updates For COVID-19

    Diagnostics World| The diagnostics community continues to work hard to provide solutions and new data for diagnosing COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 infections. Accumen launches a COVID-19 test routing network, researchers in Spain launch a diagnostic network, University of Washington researchers find similarities between COVID-19 and high altitude pulmonary edema, and more. We round up the week’s research and industry news for COVID-19.

    May 8, 2020
  • New Sensors For Detecting Lung Cancer Powered By Machine Learning

    Diagnostics World News | Researchers in the lab of Sangeeta Bhatia at MIT have spent the past several years developing nanoparticle sensors that can detect cancer by interacting with enzymes that help tumor cells escape from their original locations.

    May 6, 2020
  • UW Medicine: Pandemic Could Give Long-Term Boost To Telemedicine

    Diagnostics World News | Before COVID-19, Washington was already one of the nation’s most progressive states when it came to reimbursement policies around telemedicine. But since the beginning of the pandemic, health systems like the University of Washington Medicine in Seattle have seen telemedicine usage swell 70-fold.

    May 5, 2020
  • Follow the Money: AI-Assisted MRI, Diagnostic Algorithms, More

    Diagnostics World News | New life sciences fund closes in Europe, and big investments in Dascena’s diagnostic algorithm engine, HeartVista’s AI-assisted MRI, and much more.

    May 4, 2020
  • Global Diagnostics Community Sheds Light On COVID-19

    Diagnostics World News | The diagnostics community has focused its attention on COVID-19, providing new research and tools to shed light on the virus. New insights include smartphone-based testing, digital pathology software, and more.

    May 1, 2020
  • NIH Launches RADx: Billion Dollar Funding Initiative To Expand COVID-19 Tests By Fall

    Diagnostics World News | The National Institutes of Health has announced a new diagnostic competition aimed at speeding innovation, development, and commercialization of COVID-19 testing technologies. NIH is urging all scientists and inventors with a rapid testing technology to participate.

    Apr 30, 2020
  • COVID-19, Roquette, PGDx, And More: News From April 2020

    Diagnostics World News | April featured news, products, and partnerships from around the diagnostics community from numerous companies, universities, and organizations, including Roquette, PGDx, as well as recent attempts to combat COVID-19.

    Apr 29, 2020
  • Worldwide Diagnostic Companies Granted Emergency Use Authorization From FDA For SARS-CoV-2 Tests

    Diagnostics World News | Forty-one molecular diagnostics tests and eight serology tests for SARS-CoV-2 virus infection have been granted Emergency Use Authorization from the Food and Drug Administration.

    Apr 27, 2020
  • Diagnostics Community Continues Consorted Efforts To Address COVID-19

    Diagnostics World News | As COVID-19 continues impacting individuals and communities on a global scale, the diagnostics community is working around the clock to provide both relief and solutions. Their latest efforts include 3D-printed swabs, biosensors that detect COVID-19 in less than one minute, and much more.

    Apr 24, 2020
  • The Coronavirus Pandemic Demonstrates Why We Need To Go Beyond Testing

    Diagnostics World News | As the coronavirus pandemic continues, world governments and health agencies are rushing to buy large quantities of laboratory and portable rapid testing kits. But imagine integrating real-time disease mapping with the right diagnostic test.

    Apr 23, 2020
  • MicroGenDX Offers COVID-19 Saliva Test; More Than 20,000 Samples Tested

    Diagnostics World News | MicroGenDX announced it has validated a real-time COVID-19 test using sputum samples, which the company’s CEO says carries a much larger viral load than the typical nasal swab.

    Apr 22, 2020
  • Mayo Clinic, Beaumont Health, And More: Diagnostics Community Continues Fight Against COVID-19

    Diagnostics World News | The diagnostics community continues to aggressively research and innovate for SARS-CoV-2 solutions. The latest this week includes research on saliva-based detection, CRISPR diagnostics, serological testing, and much more.

    Apr 17, 2020
  • World’s First Ultrasound Biosensor Designed To Fit Clinical Realities

    Diagnostics World News | Researchers at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia have developed the world's first ultrasound biosensor that can be inserted deep into the tissues to measure diagnostic markers in real time.

    Apr 14, 2020
  • BBI Solutions, Bardy Diagnostics, Mount Sinai, And More: Diagnostics Community Rallies Against COVID-19

    Diagnostics World News | The SARS-CoV-2 virus is serving as a rallying cry across the diagnostics landscape inspiring creative new solutions, partnerships, and ideas to address the outbreak, treat and prevent the disease it causes, and address the life adjustments of our new normal.

    Apr 10, 2020