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Drug delivery
Drug delivery is the method or process of administering a pharmaceutical compound to achieve a therapeutic effect in humans. Drug delivery technologies that modify drug release profiles, absorption, distribution and elimination for the benefit of improving product efficacy and safety and patient convenience and compliance. Most common methods of delivery include the non-invasive peroral (through the mouth), topical (skin), transmucosal (nasal, buccal/sublingual, vaginal, ocular and rectal) and inhalation routes. The links shown on this page feature the key word ′Drug delivery’ in their stories:
Improved radiotherapy comfort for patients in Southend
A hospital in Southend has opted for Oncology Systems equipment to improve patient comfort in its radiotherapy department
Diversity study shows US stent usage for minority patients
Under-served patient population in America comes under scrutiny in study by Boston Scientific on health equality within the country
US Patent for mobile health products
Adaptive content based on patient condition and relating to healthcare professionals using mobile health products gains US patent
Pharmacy data protection with behavioural analytics
LightCyber Magna is providing behavioural attack detection technology to protect patient data at PDX pharmacy chain
Successful show for specialist bath provider
Appearing at the Care and Dementia show in the UK this month proved to be a winner for specialist bathing product supplier Gainsborough
Milestone reached in MERS-COV validation
DARPA provides validation on the Aethlon Hemopurifier for capturing the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus
CE mark for transcatheter aortic valve system
The Lotus Edge trancatheter aortic valve implantation system from Boston Scientific has gained the CE mark for use in European markets
FDA approval for subcutaneous implantable defibrillator
Approvals have been given allowing patients to receive treatment using implantable defibrillator equipment from Boston Scientific
Zika virus study data available
Data from Aethlon Medical from n vitro studies made on the zika virus show effectiveness of Hemopurifier product
Linear accelerators enhance cancer care in Derby
Asteral is working on the replacement of three linear accelerators at the Royal Derby Hospital as part of its cancer care facility
Clinical document management improvements at Islington CCG
The use of Docman Vault from PCTI will help the Islington Clinical Commissioning Group to manage access to clinical documents
Liquid biopsy for early treatable cancer detection
DNA enrichment technology from EKF has been shown to be effective in high sensitivity detection of genetic variation in tumour cells
Good 12 month trial results for leg stent
Best ever trail results have been recorded for the Eluvia vascular stent used for treating the narrowing or blockage of arteries
High sensitivity detection of lung cancer mutations
Paper presented by EKF Diagnostics shows effective method of using in vivo liquid biopsy technology for isolating circulating tumour cells in patients with lung cancer
VNA for long term data storage at Middlesex hospital
The North Middlesex NHS Trust will improve long term data storage and security with the use of Vendor Neutral Archiving from Bridgehead software
Blood gas analyser for neonatal care
Instrument uses fetal scalp and capillary samples of small volume for performing blood gas analysis in neonatal applications
User friendly cell counting technology
Portable cell counter from Olympus provides fast and user friendly functionality for a variety of research applications
Hacker control of drug delivery systems
IT security company, Lancope comments on the hacking threat to healthcare providers of remotely tampering with drug delivery systems
Clinical trial management system improvements
ClinPhone Randomisation and trial supply management service for patient and clinical trial management system gains improvements
Barnsley NHS employs RFID tracking for records management
Physical records and assets at Barnsley hospital are being tracked and managed with the help of the iFIT RFID based tracking system
Informatics platform provides interoperability at health care provider
A New York healthcare provider has chosen HealthShare from InterSystems as its platform for data interoperability
Non-invasive analysis for lung cancer mutations
PointMan DNA enrichment technology in use for assessing mutation status for late stage lung cancer non-invasively
Socitm membership for ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout has joined the Society of Information Technology Management as a silver partner for the delivery of public benefit IT products and services
Training and developments needs for the war on attrition
The healthcare industry in the UK is facing a battle for meeting the right staffing levels as it suffers from both attrition and a lack of sufficient talent
Software platform supports a million patients
Exco InTouch has reached the 1 million patient level in the reach of the company's scalable software platform
Luxury care home takes powered baths
Gainsborough Ascot and Windsor baths have been supplied to a luxury care home in Essex
Bradford hospital migrates to vendor neutral image archive
BridgeHead Software and partner companies have assisted Bradford hospital in migrating from National PACS archiving to the HealthStore VNA
Warfarin alternative device gains FDA approval
The Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device from Boston Scientific gains FDA approval and could mean more patients can receive a non-drug alternative to Warfarin
Secure paperless signing process for clinical trials
Clinical trials undertaken by pharmaceutical companies can now benefit from secure digital signing using hardware security modules
Pre-exposure preventive measures linked to reduced HIV infection
The Medical Research Council reveals the effectiveness of pre-exposure prophylaxis in protecting against HIV infection
First patient trial concluded on Hemopurifier
Feasibility study for the FDA concludes first patient treatment with no bad effects relating to the device using the Aethlon Medical Hemopurifier
Visualisation system for diagnosis of pancreatic ducts
The SpyGlass DS Direct visualisation system from Boston Scientific simplifies diagnostics for liver, gallbladder, pancreas and bile duct problems
Secure digital signing speeds up clinical trials
SureClinical has beefed up security on its cloud-based digital signing system for clinical trials with the use of Thales E-Security's nShield HSM units
Healthcare Trust gains device visibility across its network
Northern Trust now has full visibility of end points throughout its network including those devices not owned or managed by the organization
Award-winning needle safety device protect healthcare workers from needlestick injuries
Design consultancy Cambridge Design Partnership has developed RauSafe, an award winning needle safety device to protect healthcare workers from needlestick injuries. Both the USA Needlestick Act (2000) and the EU Needle Safety Directive (2010) came into force to help prevent sharps injuries in hospi
Top 30 pharma companies spent $112 billion on research and development in 2013, says report
The world’s leading 30 pharmaceutical companies spent a combined $112 billion on research and development (R&D) in 2013, an increase of $723 million over the previous year, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.
Single axis positioning system plays enabling role for biomedical equipment
LG Motion has just completed the supply of a customised positioning system for the bioengineering innovator MICA BioSystems.
UK Government support for research into disease focuses on imaging techniques
The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has announced that a partnership led by the Medical Research Council (MRC) will invest over £230 million in a range of revolutionary technologies aimed at identifying the causes of diseases such as cancer and dementia, and dramatically speedin
Tiny diamonds provide more accurate picture of living cells
Tiny diamonds are providing new possibilities for accurate measurements of processes inside living cells with potential to improve drug delivery and cancer therapeutics: researchers from Cardiff University have unveiled a new method for viewing nanodiamonds inside human living cells for purposes of
Molex Dongguan China achieves FDA Registration for Class I medical devices
The Molex Dongguan China facility is now registered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a compliant manufacturer of Class I medical devices. Manufacturers involved in the production and distribution of medical devices intended for use in the US must register annually with the FDA reg
Mobile clinical technology features public-facing apps
Exco InTouch, having pioneered mobile technology, increasing retention and compliance through engaging and supporting patients, and facilitating the delivery of ePRO via mobile devices, is now publishing public-facing apps on all three mobile operating platforms (iOS, Android and Windows8).
New network technology provides the mobility, reliability and connectivity to streamline healthcare delivery
A recent market report predicts the growth in medical-device connectivity is expected to grow over 800% worldwide between 2013-2019. But without the right network access, connectivity and management, wired or wireless devices will never realise their full potential to streamline healthcare delivery.
Drug-eluting balloon wins unanimous FDA panel vote
CR Bard has won a unanimous vote from an FDA advisory panel for its drug-eluting balloon catheter, setting the stage for the device's full regulatory approval. Previously, the FDA disclosed the documents for its Circulatory Systems Devices Panel meeting on 12 June which reviewed the device.
Sperm-inspired brobots controlled by oscillating weak magnetic fields
A team of researchers at the University of Twente (Netherlands) and German University in Cairo (Egypt) has developed sperm-inspired microrobots, which can be controlled by oscillating weak magnetic fields.
Infusion pump administers wide range of treatments without batteries or power
CME Medical announces exclusive distribution rights for the Myfuser silicone elastomeric infusion pump in the UK and Ireland. Myfuser has been designed and manufactured to a high-quality specification and combines a range of patient and clinician benefits; accuracy, safety, comfort and ease of use.
Higher performance, slimmer cancer probe is three times more sensitive
Endomagnetics has developed a new, higher performance probe for its SentiMag instrument. The slimmer probe is only 18mm in diameter and has been designed in response to demand for minimal surgical invasiveness, yet boasts a sensitivity more than three times higher than the current probe and improved
Support for HIMSS Europe patient care model
Orion Health has expressed its support for the new model proposed for the evaluation of technological capabilities in European patient care
Laboratory automation reduces prep time
Mass spectrometry sample preparation time reductions available with laboratory automation systems
Market report on medical robots
The use of medical robots by type and application is the subject of a market report forecasting to 2018
Mobility products to be demonstrated at Naidex
Kirton will be attending the Naidex event in the UK in April with its range of chairs for improved patient mobility
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