Additional hospital accredited to ISO 15189 for medical testing laboratories

Hospital director Dr. Truong Vinh Long said that since its establishment, the hospital managers have taken heed of quality management system for the hospital generally and departments particularly. Hence, the hospital has paid much attention to applying ISO standard to testing.

Sushant Singh Rajput case: Rhea Chakraborty taken into custody by NCB, might undergo medical test today

After the last leg of questioning of Rhea Chakraborty by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), the actress was taken into custody. Now, reports are rife that she might be undergoing a medical examination today itself before the sunset. Read Also:Sushant Singh Rajput case: Rhea Chakraborty arrested by the NCB after three days of interrogation

#SandalwoodDrugScandal: Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani taken for medical tests

The ongoing drug scandal that links the Kannada film industry with drug abuse, which has been dubbed as the Sandalwood drug scandal, has seen two prominent actresses, Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani being taken to custody after being arrested by the CCB. While Ragini was arrested on last Friday, Sanjjanaa was arrested yesterday. Both of […]

Samples in the bag, it’s time for dope test

Actor Sanjjanaa initially ‘refused to cooperate’, but later gave required samples CCB sleuths on Thursday took the two actors, Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani, along with the other accused for medical examination and to give samples to check for drugs at the KC General hospital. Enforcement Directorate officials too visited the CCB office and took […]

Sushant Singh Rajput case: Rhea Chakraborty tests negative for Covid-19

Rhea Chakraborty has tested negative for Covid-19, during her medical checkup at Sion Hospital in Mumbai. The actress was brought in for medical tests, post her arrest by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) earlier today. Rhea will shortly leave the hospital and will be produced before the magistrate at 7:30 pm through video conferencing. During […]

FDA: We’re constantly working on COVID testing options

For example, FDA recommendations for diagnostic, prescription POC tests reflect the possibility of sensitivity performance as low as 80 percent due to the benefits of broader access and the mitigation of physician involvement, just as in the case of prescription home tests. By comparison, tests used in sophisticated laboratories generally have sensitivities above 95 percent. […]

PM’s own SAGE experts warned his £100bn ‘Moonshot’ plan to save Christmas by testing 10m people a day might be a waste of money and will deliver too many false results – as ministers admit the technology may NEVER exist

When asked whether a university could be placed in lockdown if there were outbreaks, she said: ‘In the same way we would look at any environment, whether it be a focus on a workplace or a domestic residence we’ve seen them in family units as well or in a street, if the university was an […]

Houston hospital voids charges from extra tests patients didn’t consent to

The Texas Association of Health Plans has said that they’ve seen a trend of increased COVID-19 testing prices during the pandemic. TAHP released a statement saying that they and their member plans are “fully supportive of stronger state and federal action aimed at preventing price gouging and prohibiting surprise billing for all Texans on COVID-19-related […]

The hottest new amenity for the rich? On-demand doctors and COVID-19 tests

The demand for Sollis Health’s services reveals how America’s wealthy are staying safe amid a pandemic: by bringing healthcare to themselves. While most Americans are able to access doctors over telehealth platforms, they still have to contend with a broken medical system, including hospitals that at times have no space for new patients and an […]

Machine that processes 15,000 swabs per day, a 20-second saliva test and £28-a-go nostril sample analyser: How accurate are the tests being lined up for Boris Johnson’s ‘Operation Moonshot’ plan to check 10million people a DAY?

Chris Sale, CEO and co-founder of Nonacus, said: ‘It will allow us to extend the technology to include SARS-CoV-2 as part of a comprehensive respiratory viral surveillance product so, if your cough is not due to COVID-19, we will be able to tell you what is causing it.’