High-Sensitivity Cardiac Tests Find a U.S. Market

High-Sensitivity Cardiac Tests Find a U.S. Market

High-sensitivity troponin tests to diagnose heart attacks have been available in Europe, Canada, and other parts of the world for several years, and on the cobas 4 11 e analyzer in the U.S.. Now, some are predicting two or three others may be approved this year. How these tests work, their limitations in this article.


On Our Radar: WSJ Article on OR and Doctor-Patient Changes, New Proof on Telehealth

On Our Radar: WSJ Article on OR and Doctor-Patient Changes, New Proof on Telehealth

A few news articles that got our attention - a large healthcare IT section in the Wall Street Journal is gaining buzz. And a healthcare system's experience with saving money using telehealth may be a boon to devicemakers.

  • by Bruce Carlson
  • May 21 2018


EHR - Nearing 30 Billion in Revenue

EHR - Nearing 30 Billion in Revenue

Healthcare IT news media is abuzz about our latest report with market sizing and market research findings. We survey some recent articles based on Kalorama's EMR market determination, and look at differences with other sources.


Lab Test Harmonization Gets a $2 Million Boost

Lab Test Harmonization Gets a $2 Million Boost

Recently the AACC released a statement applauding $2 million in funding given to the CDC to advance the cause of harmonizing and standardizing clinical lab test results. The pathology community has been pursuing this for decades, in the name of improving diagnoses and treatment as well as to reduce health care costs.


What Clinical Sequencing Needs

What Clinical Sequencing Needs

Despite the advances in NGS technologies, their successful application and translation to clinical diagnostics must overcome various challenges, detailed in this article.