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25th March 2020

Creo receives FDA clearance for new product

Creo Medical Group has received US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for a new endoscopy device. It is the first in a number of expected regulatory clearances for a suite of new devices from the Chepstow-headquartered company. “We are delighted to receive FDA clearance for our HS1 Haemostasis device, which is the first deployment…

20th March 2020

VR tech being developed for use in everyday medical treatment

Virtual reality could become part of patients’ everyday medical treatment plans, thanks to research and development from a UK tech company. Rescape Innovation is pioneering the use of virtual reality (VR) to support patient recovery and rehabilitation. The company’s technology is used to solve challenges found in healthcare including reducing pain and anxiety, managing stress…

20th March 2020

Why life sciences and medtech are still open for business

These are of course, unprecedented times. As concern of contracting COVID-19 remains high, many of us have been now been confined to remote working while daily updates increasingly highlight the critical position the economy is currently facing. While sections of the population continue to exhibit selfish shopping antics, and the older generations become concerned about…

12th March 2020

AI is driving patient centric medtech innovation: How do we get it right?

Following the publication of Tessella’s white paper, Patient Centric Healthcare – The Role of AI and Data Science, Dr James Hinchliffe, senior consultant, comments on the effect AI and patient centric healthcare is having on medtech innovation. Companies like Netflix disrupted their industries by using data and digital technology to make mass-market services convenient and…

12th March 2020

Fujifilm unveils imaging device at Life Sciences Hub Wales event

Fujifilm has given Welsh healthcare professionals an exclusive first look at its latest medical innovation ahead of the product’s global clinical launch. The photography and imaging company previewed its new artificial intelligence (AI) software, which is integrated into a mobile radiography system, at an event hosted by Life Sciences Hub Wales. Flown in from Tokyo…

28th February 2020

£6.5m for new digital service for cancer care in Wales

On World Cancer Day, Health Minister Vaughan Gething has announced £6.5m for a new digital service for cancer care in Wales. The new system will replace the one currently used by cancer centres in Wales. By integrating with local and national NHS Wales digital services, people in Wales can be assured that their cancer care…

26th February 2020

Fujifilm offers Wales preview of new global tech

Global tech giant Fujifilm has given Welsh healthcare professionals an exclusive first look at its latest medical innovation ahead of the product’s global clinical launch. The Japanese multinational photography and imaging company, which is a pioneer in medical imaging and diagnostics equipment, previewed its new artificial intelligence (AI) software, which is integrated into a mobile…

21st January 2020

Global Experts Join Forces to Transform Welsh Health and Wellbeing

Speakers from Amazon, INTEL and Pfizer are set to meet with Welsh innovators this March at an event which promises to reveal the near future technologies that will transform frontline health and social care in Wales and beyond. ‘Tomorrow’s Health 2020’, a major conference organised by Life Sciences Hub Wales, will see health and social…

21st January 2020

Australian hospital leads the world with patient monitoring trial

A patient being monitored by the Isansys Patient Status Engine at the 20-bed Kilcoy hospital in rural Queensland An Australian hospital has become the first in the world to use wireless monitoring technology hospital-wide, revolutionising its approach to the most basic process in healthcare – taking and recording patients’ vital signs. The trial of the…

15th January 2020

Industry engage with Health Technology Wales to kick start 2020

We started 2020 by encouraging industry to collaborate with us in our work to increase access to non-medicine health technologies in Wales.