Coronavirus company news summary – Royal Philips launches Rapid Equipment Deployment Kit in response to Covid-19 pandemic – VivaLnk’s multi vital monitoring solution becomes available in Americas and Western Europe

14 August 2020 (Last Updated August 14th, 2020 09:24)

Royal Philips has launched its Rapid Equipment Deployment Kit for ICU ramp-ups, enabling doctors, nurses, and hospital staff to quickly support critical care patient monitoring capabilities during the Covid-19 pandemic. This kit combines Philips’ advanced patient monitoring technology with predictive patient centric algorithms, thereby allowing healthcare teams to scale up critical care patient monitoring capabilities in a few hours.

Therma Bright has completed its Phase 1 due diligence on Orpheus Medica's platform technology and plan for the development of a rapid saliva test (CoviSafe) to detect coronavirus causing Covid-19. This test will integrate Orpheus' biologics and advanced computational platforms, along with third party device technology, to develop a rapid test that is the size of a palm for the screening of Covid-19-causing virus in saliva.

VivaLnk, a US-based provider of connected healthcare solutions, has announced the availability of its multi vital ambulatory monitoring solution for infectious respiratory diseases such as Covid-19. Presently deployed in Eastern Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, the solution is now available in the Americas and Western Europe.