North America

British technology company is selected by the White House-backed accelerator programme to half cancer deaths 

C the Signs, a British AI technology company founded by NHS Doctors at the forefront of early cancer detection, has been announced as part of the inaugural cohort of the White House CancerX Accelerator programme.  CancerX was unveiled by the White...

Kooth’s transformative impact on digital youth mental health services 

In this exclusive interview, we hear from Kate Newhouse, COO at Kooth. A pioneer for digital mental health support, Kooth’s honourable mission has excelled in achieving life-changing support for young people across the UK and the US. Newhouse speaks...

Align Technology receives FDA clearance for the Invisalign Palatal Expander System to address skeletal and dental expansion in growing patients  

Align Technology, a leading global medical device company that designs, manufactures and sells the Invisalign System of clear aligners, iTero intraoral scanners, and exocad CAD/CAM software for digital orthodontics and restorative dentistry, has announced...

Biden-Harris Administration launches hub for Medicaid/CHIP renewal and transition resources  

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), under the Biden-Harris Administration, has launched a new online hub to support access to quality health coverage.   This user-friendly resource focuses on Medicaid and Children’s Health...

Bioluminescent dental Imaging system to be launched in the US after securing final stage of FDA Pre-Market Approval  

Calcivis is launching its groundbreaking new preventive dental technology i­­­­n the United States. Calcivis filed a PMA supplement with the FDA for enhancements to its imaging system last year and the new ergonomic, wireless, handheld...

Virginia medical schools look to Virtual Reality for medical education 

In a collaborative effort, all six medical schools across the state of Virginia recently united to explore the use of Virtual Reality (VR) technology in medical education. The collaboration, still early in its efforts, aims to provide a new mode of...

Unnecessary hysterectomies: Interview with Dr Katsnelson, Founder and CEO of USA Clinics Group 

Dr Katsnelson, Founder and CEO of USA Clinics Group, a parent company for several healthcare centres including USA Fibroid Centers, sheds light on the alarming prevalence of hysterectomies in the US. Uterine fibroids, affecting 26 million American women,...

AmerisourceBergen becomes Cencora 

Cencora has announced the completion of its name and stock ticker change from AmerisourceBergen Corporation, marking the latest stage of the company’s evolution as a leader in global pharmaceutical services.   Under the new name Cencora, the...

Tampa General Hospital and Navina to bring its transformative AI to primary care physicians 

Navina, an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered platform that transforms large amounts of patient data into actionable primary care, and Tampa General Hospital (TGH), a 1,040-bed, not-for-profit, academic medical centre and one of the largest...

German Bionic debuts groundbreaking power suit for nursing and care professionals

 German Bionic, the pioneering robotics company with offices in Boston, Berlin and Tokyo, made an official introduction of the ‘Apogee+’ powered exoskeleton to the North American healthcare market. Merging cutting-edge robotics with...

Bringing more speed and accuracy to computer-aided dispatch software 

Mark43, the leading cloud-native public safety technology company has partnered with RapidSOS. This provides 911 call centres using Mark43 CAD with access to RapidSOS enhanced location information, that will improve the speed and accuracy of first...

International graduates helping fill critical shortage of doctors across Canada

As Canada continues to face a critical shortage of medical doctors, a growing number of Canadian students who receive their medical training abroad at Global University Systems Canada’s (GUS Canada) medical programmes are helping to close the gap....