Come this spring adults won’t be the only ones with their own line of Fitbit trackers. The company recently announced a new set of products including the Fitbit Ace, which is a tracker designed for children 8 years old and up, as well a much anticipated new smartwatch, the Fitbit Versa.
Science 37, a trailblazing company focused on “site-less” clinical trials, announced today a strategic alliance with Novartis that will support the development of its new decentralized clinical trial (DCT) offerings. This three-year commitment will enable a more extensive portfolio of trials powered by the Network Oriented Research Assistant (NORA®), Science 37’s proprietary technology platform that enables patients to participate in clinical research regardless of their geographical location using mobile devices and telemedicine services.
Stuart McGuigan took on his role as CIO of industry behemoth Johnson & Johnson in 2012. That was around the same time that Alex Gorsky joined the company as CEO. Since then, part of Gorsky’s mission has been to help J&J focus on technology, McGuigan said in an interview at HIMSS this week.
Panther Orthopedics has won FDA approval for its implantable orthopedic fixation device. The 510(k) nod clears Panther to sell a device designed to deliver continuous compression during bone healing while allowing joint motion.
AMRA has signed a new agreement to integrate its body composition analysis into Siemens Healthineers Digital Ecosystem for increased access to healthcare professionals and researchers. Intended to aid in disease prediction, AMRA’s body composition analysis is an automated method designed to convert a six-minute whole body MRI scan into 3D-volumetric fat and muscle measurements.
At HIMSS18, Philips plans to announce several new additions to its line of connected care products. A new management system called FocusPoint will help give hospitals more visibility into the performance of their patient monitoring technology.
The new Cios Select offers many features designed specifically for intraoperative imaging in orthopaedics, trauma surgery, urology, pain management, and peripheral vascular surgery. Credit: Siemens Healthineers.
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