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Australian Innovation fund attracting foreign investment

Written by Life Scientist Staff (Source) Thursday, 10 March, 2016 The Prime Minister’s $500 million innovation fund has already attracted significant international interest and will attract offshore investment to the country, according to life sciences fund manager Jeremy Curnock Cook. Curnock Cook, the managing director of BioScience Managers, said several offshore biotechnology groups are taking […]

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Google Files Patent for Needle-free Blood Draw System That Could Eventually Remove Clinical Laboratories and Pathology Groups from the Process

Patent filing describes a device that is intended to allow patients to collect their own blood specimens without the need for needles Google, (now known as Alphabet, Inc.; NASDAQ:GOOG) recently filed an application for another patent that deals with medical laboratory test technology. This patent application is for a needle-free blood draw system that enables […]

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Rapid IVD technology advances intended to give clinical labs new diagnostic tools

Of the five trends described in a report published by Kalorama, only two made the list in both 2015 and 2016: Consolidation within the IVD industry and growth in molecular point of care. What a difference one year can make in the most significant trends influencing the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) industry, which also influences […]

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Two-pronged attack increases potency of new anti-cancer drugs

The combination of birinapant and p38 inhibitors showed promise in preclinical studies as a new treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). Both drugs have been studied alone in clinical trials for treating cancer, offering hope that the combination could be safely given to people with AML who have few other treatment options. Dr Najoua Lalaoui, […]

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Physician Practice Management Companies Stage a Comeback; Anatomic Pathology Groups Remain Skeptical

As reimbursement models shift, physician practice management companies (PPMCs) offer increased value and appeal for hospital-based physicians (HBPs) Are physician practice management companies (PPMCs)—a hot trend during the 1990s—poised to make a comeback in this decade? Whether this healthcare business model can gain traction during the 2010s remains to be seen, but, of all physician […]

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Healthcare price transparency trend shows increasing support by US physicians but hospitals and labs are slow to respond

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina expands a website that allows consumers to check the prices charged by physicians; Clinical labs are watching the price transparency trend Once again, a major health insurer has raised the stakes on transparency of the prices charged by physicians, hospitals, clinical laboratories, and anatomic pathology groups. Blue Cross […]

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New $35m health innovation fund in Queensland

The Palaszczuk Government is leading Australia with a new $35 million innovation fund to provide more targeted services to patients. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Cameron Dick said today that the new fund would lead to better cooperation between GPs, hospitals and medical clinics. “Today I am proud to announce a $35 million integrated […]

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