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    • Health technology

    • Health technology is defined by the World Health Organization as the "application of organized knowledge and skills in the form of devices, medicines, vaccines, procedures and systems developed to solve a health problem and improve quality of lives." This includes the pharmaceuticals, devices, procedures and organizati ... Read »


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    • Acceleromyograph

    • An acceleromyograph is a piezoelectric myograph, used to measure the force produced by a muscle after it has undergone nerve stimulation. Acceleromyographs are most commonly employed after the use of anesthetics to test for residual muscle weakness in the patient. Patients who undergo anesthesia may receive a drug ... Read »


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    • Acoustoelastography

    • Acoustoelastography is an ultrasound technique that relates ultrasonic wave amplitude changes to a tendon's mechanical properties. See also the page on the acoustoelastic effect. ... Read »


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    • AFIB Technology

    • AFIB Technology (sometimes referred to as Microlife AFIB Technology) is a feature in sphygmomanometer devices that is designed to detect and monitor the incidence of atrial fibrillation in patients. The technology was designed, patented, and is currently used by the Microlife Corporation. It has been the subject of num ... Read »


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    • Ambulance

    • An ambulance is a vehicle for transportation of sick or injured people to, from or between places of treatment for an illness or injury, and in some instances will also provide out of hospital medical care to the patient. The word is often associated with road going emergency ambulances which form part of an emergency ... Read »


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    • Anesthesia cart

    • Anesthesia carts are hospital devices used to store tools that are necessary for aid during procedures that require administration of anesthesia. Anesthesia refers to the use of drugs to subdue a patient's mind and prevent him or her from feeling any pain during a surgical operation. It is very important for anesthesia ... Read »


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    • API Healthcare

    • API Healthcare

      API Healthcare is a GE Healthcare company, based in Hartford, Wisconsin and is a developer of healthcare-specific workforce management software. The company is best known for providing technology to the healthcare industry. API Healthcare was rated in the Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards Report as the top time and attendance ... Read »


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    • Association of British Healthcare Industries

    • The Association of British Healthcare Industries is a trade association for the medical technology sector in the UK formed in the 1980s. It has about 250 member companies. It has offices in London. Members include the UK operations of multinational companies. The Association maintains a large number of special interes ... Read »


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    • Atos

    • Atos

      Atos is a European IT services corporation with its headquarters in Bezons and offices in France and Munich, Germany. It specialises in hi-tech transactional services, unified communications, cloud, big data and cybersecurity services. Atos operates worldwide under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Healthcare, Ato ... Read »


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    • Augmented reality-assisted surgery

    • Augmented reality-assisted surgery (ARAS) is surgical training tool utilizing technology that superimposes a computer-generated image on a surgeon’s view of the operative field, thus providing a composite view for the surgeon of the patient with a computer generated overlay enhancing the operative experience. ARAS ... Read »


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    • Birth control

    • Birth control

      Birth control, also known as contraception and fertility control, is a method or device used to prevent pregnancy. Birth control has been used since ancient times, but effective and safe methods of birth control only became available in the 20th century. Planning, making available, and using birth control is called fam ... Read »


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    • Blood fractionation

    • Blood fractionation is the process of fractionating whole blood, or separating it into its component parts. This is typically done by centrifuging the blood. The resulting components are: Serum separation tubes (SSTs) are tubes used in phlebotomy containing a silicone gel; when centrifuged the silicone gel forms a la ... Read »


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    • Blood plasma fractionation

    • Blood plasma fractionation refers to the general processes of separating the various components of blood plasma, which in turn is a component of blood obtained through blood fractionation. Blood plasma is the liquid component of whole blood, and makes up approximately 55% of the total blood volume. It is composed ... Read »


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    • BloXR

    • BLOXR is a healthcare technology company based in Salt Lake City, Utah. BLOXR specializes in designing products that protect medical professionals from radiation exposure without the use of lead or other toxic heavy metals. The company was founded by CEO Ashok C Khandkar. In 2012, BLOXR created a line of products that ... Read »


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    • Brainlab

    • Brainlab

      Brainlab is a privately held German medical technology company headquartered in Munich, Bavaria that develops hardware and software for radiosurgery, image guided surgery technologies for neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, ENT, CMF, spine and trauma, as well as digital operating room integration and cloud-based data sha ... Read »


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    • Cannula

    • A cannula (from Latin "little reed"; plural cannulae or cannulas) is a tube that can be inserted into the body, often for the delivery or removal of fluid or for the gathering of data. In simple terms, a cannula can surround the inner or outer surfaces of a trocar needle thus extending the effective needle length by at ... Read »


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    • Cannulated bar

    • A cannulated bar is a bar manufactured with a central hollow that has several medical applications. A cannulated bar is differentiated from a standard medical cannula by its greater outer diameter and wall thickness. Cannulated bars are used as intramedullary rods for the fixation of long bone fractures. The central h ... Read »


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    • Cardiac imaging

    • Cardiac imaging techniques include coronary catheterization, echocardiogram, Intravascular ultrasound, Cardiac PET scan, Cardiac CT scan and Cardiac MRI. A physician may recommend cardiac imaging to support a diagnosis of a heart condition. Medical specialty professional organizations discourage the use of routin ... Read »


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    • CareFusion

    • Subsidiary of Becton Dickinson Industry Medical Technology Founded 2009 Headquarters San Diego, CA U.S.
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    • CareFusion Corporation

      CareFusion was a global medical technology corporation serving the health care industry. The company specialized in two areas: reducing medication errors and prevention of health care-associated infections. The company manufactured health care technologies including Alaris IV pumps, Pyxis automated dispensing and patie ... Read »


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    • Chief medical informatics officer

    • A chief medical informatics officer (CMIO, also sometimes referred to as a chief medical information officer, or Chief Clinical Information Officer - CCIO in the United Kingdom) is a healthcare executive generally responsible for the health informatics platform required to work with clinical IT staff to support the ef ... Read »


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    • ClearFlow, Inc.

    • ClearFlow, Inc. (Formerly known as Clear Catheter Systems)

      ClearFlow, Inc. is a privately owned medical device manufacturer based in Anaheim, California. The company was founded in 2007, the result of a collaboration between the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Medical Device Innovations, LLC. The Orange County-based company manufactures wound drainage systems based on its prop ... Read »


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    • Clinical documentation improvement

    • Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) is the recognized process of improving healthcare records to ensure improved patient outcomes, data quality and accurate reimbursement. The profession was developed in response to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Diagnostic-Related Group (DRG) system, and gai ... Read »


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    • COCIR

    • COCIR is the European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry. It is a non-profit trade association, which was founded in 1959, and represents the medical technology industry in Europe. Since 2006 COCIR headquarters are located in Brussels. In 2007, Heinrich von Wulfen beca ... Read »


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    • Cohn process

    • The Cohn process, developed by Edwin J. Cohn, is a series of purification steps with the purpose of extracting albumin from blood plasma. The process is based on the differential solubility of albumin and other plasma proteins based on pH, ethanol concentration, temperature, ionic strength, and protein concentration. A ... Read »


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    • Computer-aided diagnosis

    • In radiology, computer-aided detection (CADe), also called computer-aided diagnosis (CADx), are systems that assist doctors in the interpretation of medical images. Imaging techniques in X-ray, MRI, and ultrasound diagnostics yield a great deal of information that the radiologist or other professional has to analyze an ... Read »


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    • Computer-aided simple triage

    • Computer-aided simple triage (CAST) are computerized methods or systems that assist physicians in initial interpretation and classification of medical images. CAST is a sub-class of computer-aided diagnosis (CAD). CAST software systems perform a fully automatic initial triage (classification) of diagnostic medical imag ... Read »


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    • Condom

    • Condom

      A condom is a sheath-shaped barrier device used during sexual intercourse to reduce the probability of pregnancy or a sexually transmitted infection (STIs). There are both male and female condoms. With proper use—and use at every act of intercourse—women whose partners use male condoms experience a 2% per-yea ... Read »


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    • COSMED

    • COSMED

      COSMED is a privately held, international, medical technology corporation specialized in Metabolic and Cardio Pulmonary diagnostic testing equipment aimed for either professional or medical use in different application fields (Hospital, Sports Science, Health care, Professional sports and Wellness). Founded in 198 ... Read »


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    • Elsimar M. Coutinho

    • Elsimar Metzker Coutinho (Pojuca, May 18, 1930) is a Brazilian scientist of Luso-Austrian descent, professor, gynecologist and television personality, and character named as "Prince of Itapoan", in the books of Jorge Amado which references the Coutinho family's land in Itapoan where Amado himself lived. Coutinho i ... Read »


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    • Critical Test Results Management

    • Critical Test Results Management (CTRM) also known as Critical Test Results Reporting, and Closed-Loop Reporting, is the software that handles a medical test result that has come back as critical to a patient’s health. CTRM software prevents the critical result from being lost in communication failures, improves p ... Read »


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    • Cyberdoc

    • Cyberdoc is a term coined by psychologist Gunther Eysenbach in 2001 to refer to the increasing number of websites that offer medical information and advice. This advice and information can be accessed and used as self-help self-medication without a consultation with a doctor. Banyard, Philip (2002). Psychology in Pr ... Read »


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    • Deltex Medical Group

    • Deltex Medical Group a medical technology company based in Chichester produces blood monitoring and fluid management equipment for use in surgical operations. It has sold 3000 of its main product, the ultrasound probe CardioQ-ODM, which measures the rate of blood flow from the heart. It has been shown to reduce postop ... Read »


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    • Dental implant

    • Dental implant

      A dental implant (also known as an endosseous implant or fixture) is a surgical component that interfaces with the bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge, denture, facial prosthesis or to act as an orthodontic anchor. The basis for modern dental implants is a biologic process ca ... Read »


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    • DNA-directed RNA interference

    • DNA-directed RNA interference (ddRNAi) is a gene-silencing technique that utilizes DNA constructs to activate an animal cell’s endogenous RNA interference (RNAi) pathways. DNA constructs are designed to express self-complementary double-stranded RNAs, typically short-hairpin RNAs (shRNA), that once processed bring ... Read »


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    • Doctor in a cell

    • By combining computer science and molecular biology, researchers have been able to work on a programmable biological computer that in the future may navigate within the human body, diagnosing diseases and administering treatments. This is what Professor Ehud Shapiro from the Weizmann Institute termed a “Doctor in ... Read »


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    • Endoluminal capsule monitoring

    • Endoluminal capsule monitoring is a non-invasive medical diagnostic procedure which uses a miniaturized wireless radio transmitter embedded into an ingestible water-tight capsule. The patient ingests the capsule and while it transits through the gastrointestinal system, it sends signals to the outside, which are captur ... Read »


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    • Folding@home

    • Folding@home

      Folding@home (FAH or F@h) is a distributed computing project for disease research that simulates protein folding, computational drug design, and other types of molecular dynamics. The project uses the idle processing resources of thousands of personal computers owned by volunteers who have installed the software on the ... Read »


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    • Glaukos

    • Glaukos Corporation

      Glaukos Corporation is a glaucoma treatment company based in Laguna Hills, California. Thomas Burns is Glaukos' president and CEO. Glaukos developed the "iStent" titanium micro-stent. The device, which is about the width of a human hair, is implanted during cataract surgery to reduce intraocular pressure. As of 20 ... Read »


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    • Health informatics

    • Health informatics (also called health care informatics, healthcare informatics, medical informatics, nursing informatics, clinical informatics, or biomedical informatics) is informatics in health care. It is a multidisciplinary field that uses health information technology (HIT) to improve health care via any combinat ... Read »


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    • Health technology assessment

    • Health technology assessment is the systematic evaluation of the properties and effects of a health technology, addressing the direct and intended effects of this technology, as well as its indirect and unintended consequences, and aimed mainly at informing decision making regarding health technologies. It has other de ... Read »


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    • Heart nanotechnology

    • Heart nanotechnology is the "Engineering of functional systems at the molecular scale" ("Nanotechnology Research"). Nanotechnology deals with structures and materials that are approximately one to one-hundred nanometers in length. At this microscopic level, quantum mechanics take place and are in effect, resulting ... Read »


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    • High-intensity focused ultrasound

    • High intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is an early stage medical technology that is in various stages of development worldwide to treat a range of disorders. The mechanism is similar to using a magnifying glass to focus sunlight. Focused ultrasound uses an acoustic lens to concentrate multiple intersecting beams of ... Read »


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    • Home health care software

    • Home health care software sometimes referred to as home care software or home health software falls under the broad category of health care information technology (HIT). HIT is “the application of information processing involving both computer hardware and software that deals with the storage, retrieval, sharing, ... Read »


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    • Home medical equipment

    • This article discusses the definitions and types of home medical equipment (HME), also known as durable medical equipment (DME), and durable medical equipment prosthetics and orthotics (DMEPOS). Home medical equipment is a category of devices used for patients whose care is being managed from a home or other priva ... Read »


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    • Horiba Medical

    • HORIBA Medical

      HORIBA Medical, Segment of the HORIBA Group, is a designer and manufacturer of medical instruments and reagents for in vitro diagnostics industry. The Segment, headquartered in Montpellier (France) is presents on Hematology market in over 110 countries . The 1,080 employees produce 7,500 instruments and 10,000 tons of ... Read »


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    • Hospital information system

    • A hospital information system (HIS) is an element of health informatics that focuses mainly on the administrational needs of hospitals. In many implementations, a HIS is a comprehensive, integrated information system designed to manage all the aspects of a hospital's operation, such as medical, administrative, financia ... Read »


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    • ICU Medical

    • ICU Medical, Inc. is a San Clemente, California-based company with global operations that develops, manufactures, and sells medical technologies used in vascular therapy, oncology, and critical care applications. ICU Medical’s products are designed to assist clinicians in improving patient outcomes by helping prev ... Read »


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    • Implant (medicine)

    • An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is a transplanted biomedical tissue. The surface of implants that contact ... Read »


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    • Implantable loop recorder

    • An implantable loop recorder (ILR), also known as an insertable cardiac monitor, is a small device about the size of a pack of chewing gum or USB memory stick that is implanted just under the skin of the chest to record the heart's electrical activity. The ILR monitors the electrical activity of the heart, continu ... Read »


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    • IMRIS

    • IMRIS Inc. (Innovative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems) was a medical equipment company based in Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States. The company which was founded in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, developed and marketed intraoperative image-guided therapy environments for use during surgical or interventional procedu ... Read »


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    • In silico clinical trials

    • An in silico clinical trial is an individualised computer simulation used in the development or regulatory evaluation of a medicinal product, device, or intervention. While completely simulated clinical trials are not feasible with current technology and understanding of biology, its development would be expected to ha ... Read »


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    • In silico medicine

    • In silico medicine (also known as "computational medicine") is the application of in silico research to problems involving health and medicine. It is the direct use of computer simulation in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of a disease. More specifically, in silico medicine is characterized by modeling, simulat ... Read »


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    • In vivo bioreactor

    • The in vivo bioreactor (IVB) is a regenerative medicine paradigm where bone is grown in vivo. The IVB has basic elements: An example of the implementation of the IVB approach was in the engineering of autologous bone by injecting calcium alginate in a sub-periosteal location. The periosteum is a membrane that covers t ... Read »


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    • Integrated Pulmonary Index

    • Integrated Pulmonary Index (IPI) is a patient pulmonary index which uses information from capnography and pulse oximetry to provide a single value that describes the patient’s respiratory status. IPI is used by clinicians to quickly assess the patient’s respiratory status to determine the need for additional ... Read »


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    • Irreversible electroporation

    • Irreversible electroporation (IRE or NTIRE for non-thermal irreversible electroporation) is a soft tissue ablation technique using ultra short but strong electrical fields to create permanent and hence lethal nanopores in the cell membrane, to disrupt the cellular homeostasis. The resulting cell death results from apop ... Read »


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    • ISO 13485

    • ISO 13485 is an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard, published in 2016, that represents the requirements for a comprehensive quality management system for the design and manufacture of medical devices. This standard supersedes earlier documents such as EN 46001 and EN 46002 (both 1997), the pr ... Read »


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    • ISO 14971

    • ISO 14971 is an ISO standard for the application of risk management to medical devices. The ISO Technical Committee responsible for the maintenance of this standard is ISO TC 210 working with IEC/SC62A through Joint Working Group one (JWG1). This standard is the culmination of the work starting in ISO/IEC Guide 51, and ... Read »


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    • ISS ECLSS

    • The International Space Station Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) is a life support system that provides or controls atmospheric pressure, fire detection and suppression, oxygen levels, waste management and water supply. The highest priority for the ECLSS is the ISS atmosphere, but the system also c ... Read »


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    • Laboratory Developed Test

    • Laboratory Developed Test (LDT) is a term used to refer to a certain class of in vitro diagnostics (IVDs). In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that while such tests qualify as medical devices, FDA will allow these products to enter the market without prior approval from the Agenc ... Read »


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    • Intelligent laser speckle classification

    • Intelligent laser speckle classification, or ILSC, is a scanning method used to discriminate between various micro-textural structures, such as the cellular components in human skin. An ILSC scanner is composed mainly of two instruments: A laser and a modified CCD camera. Light from the laser interacts uniquely with ... Read »


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    • List of exercise prescription software

    • This list of exercise prescription software contains software packages related to the sending or printing of exercise instructions commonly used by physiotherapists. PTStudio is an online exercise prescription software that has an user interface and animated exercises in seven different languages. Also free version av ... Read »


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    • List of soft contact lens materials

    • Soft contact lenses are one of several types on the U.S. Market approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for corrective vision eyewear as prescribed by optometrists and ophthamologists. The American Optometric Association published a contact lens comparison chart called Advantages and Disadvantages of Various ... Read »


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    • Low field magnetic stimulation

    • Low field magnetic stimulation (LFMS) is an experimental form of non-invasive neurostimulation that aims to use broadly distributed, low field strength, oscillating magnetic stimulation to manipulate brain function, based on observations of mood changes in some people after they underwent certain kinds of magnetic reso ... Read »


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    • Mauna Kea Technologies

    • Mauna Kea Technologies

      Mauna Kea Technologies is a global medical device company focused on leading innovation in endomicroscopy, the field of microscopic imaging during endoscopy procedures. The company researches, develops and markets tools to visualize, detect and rule out abnormalities including malignant and pre-malignant tumors or lesi ... Read »


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    • Medic Mobile

    • Medic Mobile is a nonprofit technology company specializing in mHealth. Health workers use Medic Mobile to register every pregnancy, track disease outbreaks faster, keep stock of essential medicines and communicate about emergencies. Medic Mobile is used in over 20 countries with 39 partners. Over 9,000 health workers ... Read »


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    • Medical device

    • A medical device is any instrument, apparatus, appliance, software, material, or other article—whether used alone or in combination, including the software intended by its manufacturer to be used specifically for diagnostic and/or therapeutic purposes and necessary for its proper application—intended by the m ... Read »


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    • Medical device connectivity

    • Medical device connectivity is the establishment and maintenance of a connection through which data is transferred between a medical device, such as a patient monitor, and an information system. The term is used interchangeably with biomedical device connectivity or biomedical device integration. By eliminating the nee ... Read »


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    • Medical device manufacturing

    • Medical device manufacturing creates strict challenges from both an engineering and a legal perspective. Medical devices are defined by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as any object or component used in diagnosis, treatment, prevention, or cure of medical conditions or diseases, or affects body structure ... Read »


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    • Medical Device Radiocommunications Service

    • The Medical Device Radiocommunications Service (MedRadio) is a specification and communication spectrum created for and set aside by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for the communication needs of diagnostic and therapeutic medical implants and body-worn medical devices. Devices operating on MedRadio in ... Read »


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    • Medical equipment

    • Medical equipment (also known as armamentarium) is designed to aid in the diagnosis, monitoring or treatment of medical conditions. There are several basic types: A biomedical equipment technician (BMET) is a vital component of the healthcare delivery system. Employed primarily by hospitals, BMETs are the people ... Read »


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    • Medical glove

    • Medical gloves are disposable gloves used during medical examinations and procedures that help prevent cross-contamination between caregivers and patients. Medical gloves are made of different polymers including latex, nitrile rubber, polyvinyl chloride and neoprene; they come unpowdered, or powdered with cornstarch to ... Read »


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    • Medical grade silicone

    • Medical grade silicones are silicones tested for biocompatibility and are appropriate to be used for medical applications. In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) regulates devices implanted into the body. It does not regulate materials other than c ... Read »


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    • Medical image computing

    • Medical image computing (MIC) is an interdisciplinary field at the intersection of computer science, data science, electrical engineering, physics, mathematics and medicine. This field develops computational and mathematical methods for solving problems pertaining to medical images and their use for biomedical research ... Read »


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    • Medical laboratory

    • A medical laboratory or clinical laboratory is a laboratory where tests are usually done on clinical specimens in order to obtain information about the health of a patient as pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Clinical laboratories are thus focused on applied science mainly on a producti ... Read »


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    • Medical software

    • Medical software is any software item or system used within a medical context, such as: Medical software has been in use since at least since the 1960s, a time when the first computerized information-handling system in the hospital sphere was being considered by Lockheed. As computing became more widespread and us ... Read »


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    • Medical technology assessment

    • Medical technology assessment (MTA) is the objective evaluation of a medical technology regarding its safety and performance, its (future) impact on clinical and non-clinical patient outcomes as well as its interactive effects on economical, organizational, social, juridical and ethical aspects of healthcare. Medical t ... Read »


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    • Medical Technology Group

    • The Medical Technology Group (MTG) is a not for profit organisation in the United Kingdom comprising patient groups, research charities and medical device manufacturers. Its stated aim is to "work together to improve patient access to effective medical technologies". The Group launched in 2000. Current members of ... Read »


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    • Medical Unit, Self-contained, Transportable

    • Medical Unit, Self-contained, Transportable (MUST) was a type of medical equipment system developed for field hospitals in the United States Army in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The system used inflatable shelters for ward and patient care space, and expandable shelters for operating rooms and other sections. They w ... Read »


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    • Medisafe International

    • Medisafe International is a United Kingdom-based company that develops and manufactures products in the field of surgical instrument reprocessing. In 1985, Medisafe introduced the Sonic Irrigation technology to the medical device market. The company has a representation with manufacturing sites in the UK and offices in ... Read »


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    • Medixsysteme

    • Medixsysteme AG.

      Medixsysteme company is one of the world's manufacturers of medical equipment based in Liechtenstein. The company offers products, services and research in Medical aesthetic. MEDIXSYSTEME, develops sells and exports novel therapeutic medical devices for specialized clinics in plastic surgery, aesthetic medicine an ... Read »


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    • MetaCure

    • MetaCure Ltd.

      MetaCure is a privately held global medical device company that develops and markets minimally invasive treatments for type 2 Diabetes and obesity by regulating postprandial sugar metabolism and satiety through the use of gastric electrical stimulation. Founded in 2003 by Dr. Shlomo Ben-Haim, MetaCure has develope ... Read »


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    • Microextrusion

    • Microextrusion is a microforming extrusion process performed at the submillimeter range. Like extrusion, metal is pushed through a die orifice, but the resulting product's cross section can fit through a 1mm square. Several microextrusion processes have been developed since microforming was envisioned in 1990. Forward ... Read »


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    • MTBC

    • MTBC

      MTBC, Medical Transcription Billing, Corp., is a publicly traded healthcare IT company that provides electronic health record software and technology-based medical billing, transcription and practice management services to healthcare providers in the United States. MTBC is headquartered in Somerset, NJ, USA and runs an ... Read »


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    • Nano-scaffold

    • Nano-scaffolding (or nanoscaffolding) is a medical process used to regrow tissue and bone, including limbs and organs. The nano-scaffold is a three-dimensional structure composed of polymer fibers very small that are scaled from a Nanometer (10−9 m) scale. Developed by the American military, the medical technology ... Read »


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    • Navilyst Medical

    • Navilyst Medical

      Navilyst Medical, Inc. is a manufacturer of vascular medical equipment, including catheters, ports, and embolization devices. The company name is based on the root navi (as in "navigation") and the suffix lyst (as in "catalyst"). Navilyst Medical was founded in February 2008 out of the $425 million Avista Capital Part ... Read »


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    • Near-infrared vein finder

    • Near-infrared vein finder, sold under the brand names VeinViewer and Accuvein, are devices used to try to increase the ability of healthcare providers to see veins. They use near-infrared light reflection to create a map of the veins. Initial evidence; however, has not found that they increase the success of starting i ... Read »


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    • OncoDNA

    • OncoDNA is a Belgium-based company founded in December 2012 focusing on precision medicine in oncology. The company aims to provide cancer molecular profiling to individualize therapy decisions. In September 2016, OncoDNA raised EUR 7.7 million in private equity. The new shares were subscribed by both the historical s ... Read »


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    • One-e-App

    • One-e-App is a Web-based system that lets families and individuals apply for multiple health, social service and other support programs from one location. One-e-App is used by consumers themselves or by staff who assist families and individuals at community clinics, hospitals, state and county agencies, food banks and ... Read »


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    • Open Bionics

    • Open Bionics

      Open Bionics, founded in 2014, is a UK based start-up company developing low-cost bionic hands. It is based inside the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, the largest robotics research centre in Europe. Open Bionics creates advanced bionic hands for amputees using 3D scanning and 3D printing technology. Although the company ... Read »


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    • Operating theater

    • An operating theater (also known as an operating room, operating suite, operation theatre or operation suite) is a facility within a hospital where surgical operations are carried out in a sterile environment. Historically, the term "operating theatre" referred to a non-sterile, tiered theater or amphitheater in which ... Read »


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    • Organ care system

    • The Organ Care System is a medical device designed by Transmedics to allow donor organs to be maintained for longer periods of time prior to transplant. The system dispenses with the traditional method of preserving organs through freezing, replacing it with keeping them in an environment and temperature similar to tha ... Read »


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    • OxySure

    • OxySure Therapeutics, Inc. is a medical technology company that creates specialty respiratory and medical solutions. Its technology is patented in the US, South Africa and Australia, with patents pending in multiple other countries. Julian T. Ross founded the company as OxySure Systems in 2004 and serves as its CEO. T ... Read »


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    • Pathogen reduction using riboflavin and UV light

    • Pathogen reduction using riboflavin and UV light is a method by which infectious pathogens in blood for transfusion are inactivated by adding riboflavin and irradiating with UV light. This method reduces the infectious levels of disease-causing agents that may be found in donated blood components, while still maintaini ... Read »


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    • Patient management software

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    • Stadiometer

    • A stadiometer is a piece of medical equipment used for measuring human height. It is usually constructed out of a ruler and a sliding horizontal headpiece which is adjusted to rest on the top of the head. Stadiometers are used in routine medical examinations and also clinical tests and experiments. Devices with simila ... Read »


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    • Tomography

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    • Tracheotome

    • A tracheotome is a medical instrument used to perform an incision in the trachea with a cutting blade operated by a powered cannula. It is often called a tracheostomy tube because once it enters the stoma in the trachea, a breathing tube is connected to a ventilator and oxygen is provided to the lungs. There are diffe ... Read »


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    • Truebeam

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      Wi, Inc. (pronounced as an initialism, "double-u i.") is an American medical device development corporation incorporated and headquartered in Englewood, CO. Wi specializes in in-vitro diagnostic microfluidic disposable cartridges and instruments, biological assays on and off disposable cartridges, and electromechanical ... Read »


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