Medical Devices

eCOVID Platform Provides Remote Patient Monitoring

05/28/2020

Excerpt from the article: “Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a remote monitoring platform for patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 but aren’t in need of hospitalization. The system is being tested by patients in a clinical trial at UC San Diego Health. It is intended to help health care…

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Low-dose CT works well for COVID-19 assessment

04/25/2020

Excerpt from the article: April 23, 2020 — Chest CT at a radiation dose under 1 mSv can accurately and rapidly assess COVID-19 infection in emergency room patients — particularly those who have had symptoms longer than 48 hours, according to a study published April 21 in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging. The results are good news…

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Color is launching a high-capacity COVID-19 testing lab and will open-source its design and protocols

04/04/2020

Excerpt from the article: “Genomics health technology startup Color is doing its part to address the global COVID-19 pandemic, and has detailed the steps it’s taking to support expansion of testing efforts in a new blog post and letter from CEO Othman Laraki on Tuesday. The efforts include development of a high-throughput lab that can…

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UK trials new breathing aid developed by Mercedes Formula One

03/31/2020

Excerpt from the article: A new version of a breathing aid that can help coronavirus patients has been developed in less than a week by a team involving Mercedes Formula One, and is being trialled at London hospitals. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) devices have been used in China and Italy to deliver air and…

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