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New navigation system brings surgeons unprecedented 3D spatial awareness during minimally invasive abdominal procedures Washington, DC, Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following months of review, the US Food and Drug Administration cleared Mariner Endosurgery’s LaparoGuard Augmented Surgical Navigation system for use in US operating rooms. Hospitals and surgical facilities will now be able to incorporate […]

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By Barry Chong Slowing the spread of epidemics means identifying outbreaks quickly. But in regions where doctors are rare and labs almost non-existent, the need for accessible, user-friendly molecular testing has posed a long-standing problem. Enter James Mahoney, the entrepreneur behind Advanced Theranostics, a Hamilton, Ont. startup that has developed a working prototype to diagnose infectious […]

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​On March 28th attendees from Hamilton’s life science community gathered at McMaster Innovation Park to witness the fifth annual Synapse Life Science Competition final showcase. The event showcased 14 teams who all presented informational posters. The top three finalists presented their innovations live on stage to a panel of industry judges, competing for over $85,000 […]

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Health QR: Your Health Report
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Health QR is a secure, user-friendly mobile app that allows for seamless management of personal medical records. While working as a Senior Policy Analyst for the government, Health QR Founder and CEO Patricia Ryan found the slow pace of healthcare innovation frustrating. To overcome these challenges, she wanted to empower people to take a leading […]

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Adapsyn Biosciences
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Adapsyn Bioscience Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of novel medicines derived from evolved small molecule natural products, announced that it has completed a round of financing that was co-funded by Pfizer R&D Innovate and Genesys Capital. In addition, the company has announced a research collaboration with Pfizer Inc. The Adapsyn […]

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Mariner Endosurgery team
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Mariner Endosurgery, an innovative Canadian medical device company leading commercialization of computer-assisted medical devices for laparoscopic surgeries, announced today that it has received Investigational Testing Approval (ITA) from Health Canada.  Receipt of the ITA enables the company to initiate clinical testing of Mariner’s LaparoGuard computer-assisted surgery platform which is planned to begin February 2018 at […]

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In 2017-18, $5.47 million will be distributed to 12 healthcare projects in Ontario that will improve patients’ lives.Through the Health Technologies Fund, the province aims to boost the impact of investments in health innovation. Of the 12 projects funded, one includes cutting-edge research and innovation from Hamilton: REdireCT TAVI: Remote ECG Monitoring to Reduce Complications […]

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Following their go-live of a telemedicine and remote patient monitoring software, Reliq Health Technologies is excited to announce they now have 1,000 patients live on the platform. “This is a critical milestone for Reliq as we move forward with our roll out to over 40,000 patients in accordance with our previously-announced contracts with Paz Home […]

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Reliq Health Technologies (Reliq) recently announced the go-live for their telemedicine and remote patient monitoring software with the Rio Grande Valley Health Alliance in McAllen, Texas, USA. Reliq’s remote patient monitoring system quickly and easily collects comprehensive health data from patients in their own homes. The cloud-based, collaborative platform gives patients, family members, and caregivers […]

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Last week, Centric Health, Canada’s leading diversified healthcare company, announced a strategic agreement with Ace Age (iF client). This agreement and investment is based on Ace Age’s medication delivery device, Karie. Designed for individuals taking multiple medications, Karie is an innovative device that makes it simple to follow complex medication regimes by automatically delivering prescription […]

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