The FDA expanded the marketing of the 23andMe Personal Genome Service Pharmacogenetic Reports test to provide information about 33 genetic variants that may be linked with a patient’s ability to metabolize some medications to help inform discussions with a health care provider, according to an agency press release.
Radiology is transforming as a discipline. Artificial Intelligence is gaining a lot of attention and will be a key enabler for this sector. Digital technologies are transforming the way healthcare can be delivered. At Carestream, imaging innovation is an ongoing process, not a goal, says Sushant Kinra, Managing Director, Carestream Health India Private Limited, in an interview with Elets News Network (ENN).
On October 1, 2018, Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) started the operations of Konica Minolta Precision Medicine Japan, Inc. (KMPMJ). KMPMJ is a 100%-owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta with responsibility for marketing high-end precision medicine tools and diagnostic services in Japan. Precision medicine is medical care that uses genetic and molecular profiling to optimise treatment for specific groups of patients.
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc., a leader in MSK Ultrasound, announces UGPro Solution, a new initiative that provides complete solutions for ultrasound guided procedures (UGP) and therapies. By acquiring complimentary products and developing distribution agreements, Konica Minolta Healthcare is expanding its product and service portfolio vertically in the MSK specialty.
For the first time in US tennis history, athletes at the 2018 US Open Tennis Championships were given direct access to digital X-rays courtside to assist in the diagnosis of bone and musculoskeletal injuries during competition.
For the first time in US tennis history, athletes at the 2018 US Open Tennis Championships were given direct access to digital X-rays courtside to assist in the diagnosis of bone and musculoskeletal injuries during competition. This innovative move was provided in partnership with Mount Sinai Health System and Konica Minolta Healthcare, which provided a portable X-ray system outfitted with the highest definition X-ray technology in the market.
Providers face several years between investing in care-enhancing healthcare innovations and getting claims reimbursement for using the services, but Nemours is making the business case for these services.
As a company invested in the future of work, but also committed to healthcare, we pose this question: What does the future of healthcare look like? This question likely has many divergent, interesting and potentially controversial answers, especially depending upon who is asked. Konica Minolta, through close collaboration with our Business Innovation Center’s Healthcare Advisory Council, has attempted to answer this question by introducing our Value Based Care Platform to deliver better care at lower costs.
Since its first recorded description in the literature, musculoskeletal ultrasonography has been shown to be beneficial for diagnosis and treatment in orthopedics by providing focused, real-time assessment of soft-tissue vascularity through a non-contrast Doppler scan and in less time than MRI. Its portability, low cost, and use to guide injections and as an educational tool were highlighted by sources for this Cover Story as some advantages of ultrasonography.
Here are the ten best sports medicine technologies of 2018. Not only are these creative and innovative products, but they also offer cost-effective solutions as well. Pressure is high to increase efficiency, reduce costs, all while also improving patient outcomes, and these technologies deliver.