Medical Imaging in Stroke Triage

Medical Imaging in Stroke Triage

Following our recent post on the global increase in the use of medical imaging, we now turn our attention to the use of imaging for stroke, our area of focus. Data compiled from the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC) shows that, with some temporal ups and downs, the use of CT and MR for stroke has climbed by more than 50% over the past 15 years, and is now used in over 90% of strokes.

QuikFlo announces private placement

QuikFlo announces private placement

QuikFlo Health Inc. announces that the Company is currently undertaking a non-brokered private placement of up to $500,000, subject to regulatory approval.

The Rise of the CT

The Rise of the CT

Computed Tomography (CT) scans have come a long way. Simply put, tomography is the process of taking X-Ray images of an object from different angles, and putting them together to get a composite, multi-dimensional X-ray image of a subject. Tomography allows doctors to see around objects, producing a clear picture of a subject’s vitals without having to cut it open. Simple X-Ray images are 2 dimensional.

Health Cloud is Making GE the Apple of Healthcare

Health Cloud is Making GE the Apple of Healthcare

The Health Cloud is helping innovative companies leapfrog many of traditional barriers that have slowed the addition of new vendors and new technologies to the healthcare ecosystem.

Why Software Will Be the Next Big Breakthrough in Stroke Treatment

Why Software Will Be the Next Big Breakthrough in Stroke Treatment

Globally, stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability and the second leading cause of death; yet, unlike other diseases with similar global impact, there are minimal options for treatment and few new options being researched. The ‘clot-busting’ drug, alteplase [tissue plasminogen activator (tPA)]...

QuikFlo Acquires Key IP License

QuikFlo Acquires Key IP License

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Feb 12, 2016) - QuikFlo Health Inc. ("QuikFlo" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:QF)(1QF.F) is pleased to announce that it has reached agreement to enter into a worldwide non-exclusive license agreement with the University of Western Ontario ("Western") to use certain CT perfusion intellectual property that has been developed by Dr. Ting Lee, the Company's Chief Technology Officer.

Dr. Andrew Demchuk Joins the Advisory Board of QuikFlo Health Inc.

Dr. Andrew Demchuk Joins the Advisory Board of QuikFlo Health Inc.

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Feb 2, 2016) - QuikFlo Health Inc. ("QuikFlo" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:QF)(1QF.F) is pleased to announce that Dr. Andrew Demchuk, of Calgary, Alberta has joined its Advisory Board. Dr. Demchuk MD FRCPC is one of the founders of QuikFlo and is the Director of the Calgary Stroke Program located at the Foothills Medical Centre, and Deputy Chair of the Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

Dr. Mayank Goyal Joins the Advisory Board of QuikFlo Health Inc.

Dr. Mayank Goyal Joins the Advisory Board of QuikFlo Health Inc.

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Jan 28, 2016) - QuikFlo Health Inc. ("QuikFlo" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:QF)(1QF.F) is pleased to announce that Dr. Mayank Goyal of Calgary, Alberta has joined its Advisory Board. Dr. Goyal is one of the founders of QuikFlo and the Director of Imaging and Intervention, Calgary Stroke Program at the University of Calgary. His main research interests are: Imaging in hyperacute stroke, treatment strategies for hyperacute stroke, and image post-processing.

Mr. Pierre Lemire Joins the Advisory Board of QuikFlo Health Inc.

Mr. Pierre Lemire Joins the Advisory Board of QuikFlo Health Inc.

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Jan 14, 2016) - QuikFlo Health Inc. ("QuikFlo" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:QF)(1QF.F) is pleased to announce that Mr. Pierre Lemire, of Calgary, Alberta has joined its Advisory Board. Mr. Lemire is an accomplished executive with over 28 years of experience in the high-tech industry. He is a self-described technical evangelist with strong knowledge and experience in the commercialization of global software products. For the past 11 years, Mr. Lemire has helped drive the growth of Calgary Scientific Inc. (CSI), from a start-up to a global market leader; first as its Chief Technical Officer (CTO) and, from 2006, as President and CTO.