RPS in the News

RPS and its tests have been featured in local, national, and industry publications. Browse a sampling of these news stories below.

January 2016

Technology for DoctorsQuick test detects if infection is viral or bacterial

Optometry TimesWhat you need to know about dry eye testing

Business ObserverCanadian regulators boost lab firm

FDAnews – Health Canada Blesses RPS Diagnostics’ FebriDx Test

Sarasota Herald TribuneRPS says Canada has approved respiratory infection test

BioSpaceRPS Diagnostics Announces Canadian Approval Of FebriDx Test To Help Rapidly Differentiate Viral From Bacterial Acute Respiratory Infection At The Point Of Care

November 2015

Tampa Bay Business JournalHealth innovation takes center stage in Sarasota, Manatee counties

OpticianPlugging the gap with continuing education and training

MEDICARPS Diagnostics to Offer FebriDx™ Point-of-Care Test to Help Rapidly Differentiate Viral from Bacterial Acute Respiratory Infection for Global Distribution at MEDICA

October 2015

Review of OphthalmologyUsing Today’s Dry-Eye Diagnostic Tools

September 2015

Optometry TodayNew diagnostic tool for dry eye launched in the UK

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today (CRST)The Effect of LASIK on Dry Eye Disease

August 2015

BioSpaceRPS Diagnostics Welcomes Robert Gregg as Senior Vice President of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs

June 2015

Optical Vision ResourcesNew Devices for Measuring Dry Eyes

May 2015

Diplomatic CourierPoint-of-Care Testing: Bringing Antibiotic Stewardship to the Outpatient Setting

Contact Lens SpectrumDry Eye Dx and Tx: Starting a Dry Eye “Center”

April 2015

Contact Lens SpectrumTechnologies to Improve Contact Lens Success

Sarasota Herald-TribuneLooking ahead to prepare for more economic growth

March 2015

Ophthalmology ManagementClues to DTS may lurk on meds list

SRQ MagazineSTEMsmart Celebration: Recognizing Local Champions in STEM Education

Ocular Surgery NewsCornea Health Round Table: Infection detection, prevention, and treatment

SRQ DailyRPS Exposing Students to Science

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today (CRST)Assessing the Ocular Surface

Sarasota Herald-TribuneBusiness Buzz: RPS wins award from STEMsmart

Ocular Surgery NewsFurther examination of three important cornea health topics

Sarasota Herald-TribuneSTEM initiative changes district

February 2015

Eye WorldOptimizing the cataract surface for a smooth landing

January 2015

Business ObserverNow they see it

Ophthalmology ManagementHarness the Practice-building Power of Dry Eye Care

Ophthalmology ManagementOur Keys to Success: establishing a practice standard for dry eye care and an efficient patient flow protocol are crucial

December 2014

Ophthalmology TimesDiagnostic technologies focus of industry acquisitions in 2014

Ophthalmology ManagementManage MGD to stem dry eye

November 2014

iTech (supplement to Ophthalmology Times and Optometry Times)The tech’s role in dry eye diagnostic testing

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today (CRST)Best of 2014: the Year in Review

Eye WorldDry eye technology, medications, and what’s in the pipeline

October 2014

Sarasota Herald-TribuneLakewood Ranch company gets $28 million in funding

Business ObserverSarasota pink eye test manufacturer sees $28M

Tampa Bay Business JournalOrbiMed pumps $28M into RPS Diagnostics

Bradenton Herald Lakewood Ranch biotech company receives $28M in funding

DeviceSpaceRPS, Inc. Secures $28 Million Financing With OrbiMed

Tampa Bay Business JournalSarasota firm gets OK for European sales of new test for respiratory infections

DeviceSpaceRPS, Inc. Announces CE Mark Of Rapid, Point-Of-Care Test To Help Detect The Body’s Immune Response To Viral And Bacterial Infections – FebriDx™

Medical Devices Business ReviewRPS Diagnostics obtains CE mark approval for FebriDx test

Sarasota Herald-TribuneRPS gets CE mark approval for test

FDA NewsRPS Diagnostics Gets CE Mark for FebriDx Test

News MedicalRPS Diagnostics receives CE mark for FebriDx test

September 2014

Sarasota Herald-TribuneSCF turning out lab-ready workers

Ocular Surgery NewsClinical exam first step in dry eye diagnosis

Review of OptometryDon’t Cry Over Dry Eye

RepertoireRPS appoints Peter Grady as new CFO

August 2014

Biz(941) DailyGrady Joins RPS

CFO MovesCFO Moves this week include Rapid Pathogen Screening, Inc.

July 2014

Tampa Bay Business JournalRapid Pathogen Screening taps former Becton Dickinson finance leader for CFO

Los Gatos PatchLos Gatos based BD Biosciences Leader Joins Emerging Developer of Rapid Diagnostic Tests as CFO

Ocular Surgery NewsPhysicians need to keep in mind the primacy of patient symptoms

Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology NewsRPS Takes Pink Eye Dx Marketing Rights Back from Nicox

EyeWire TodayRapid Pathogen Screening Restructures Nicox Licensing Agreement

Ophthalmology TimesDiagnostic technologies enhancing patient quality of care

Ocular Surgery NewsMatrix metalloproteinase-9 test enables reliable dry eye diagnosis

Contact Lens SpectrumIdentifying Sjögren’s Syndrome

Eye WorldAdenoviral conjunctivitis: Identifying and treating

Ophthalmology TimesDynamics of dry eye evaluation changing as options expand

Ocular Surgery NewsPoint-of-care tests for ocular surface disease gaining acceptance as diagnostic tools

Ophthalmology BusinessImplementing cutting-edge diagnostic tools

Contact Lens SpectrumBuilding a Dry Eye Practice in 2014

Ocular Surgery NewsTurning results into action: InflammaDry vs. Tear Osmolarity

June 2014

Ophthalmology TimesAdding a dry eye center of excellence

Ocular Surgery NewsAnterior segment experts: You are red eye doctors

Ophthalmology ManagementNew options riding to the rescue of dry eyes

Sarasota MagazineThe Next Medical Frontiers

EyeNet (subscription required) A Quick Guide to Dry Eye: Diagnostics & Tests

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today (CRST)A Calculated Approach to Acute Conjunctivitis

Ophthalmology ManagementHow new diagnostics help us tame the beast of dry eye

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today (CRST)Cutting-Edge Diagnostic Technologies Foster Patients’ Confidence

May 2014

Advanced Ocular CareThe Phoenician Connection: Translating the Emerging Diagnostics for OSD

Advanced Ocular CareDoes It Really Matter What We Call It?

Advanced Ocular CareTake Your DED Strategy to the Next Level

April 2014

Ocular Surgery NewsBack to the future

Primary Care Optometry NewsRPS partners with Allergan, expands dry eye efforts

Review of OphthalmologyRPS In-Office Dry-Eye Test Gets CLIA Waiver

Ocular Surgery News – Point-of-service tests may complement approach to dry eye patients

EyeWire TodayRPS Expands Eye Care Organization in Response to InflammaDry Regulatory Clearance and Growing Demand

Optometric ManagementMake Dry Eye a Priority

AAPC NewsNew Waived Tests for 2014

Clinical Laboratory NewsFDA Grants CLIA Waiver to RPS for Rapid Dry Eye Disease Test

March 2014

Sarasota Herald-TribuneLife sciences field achieving critical mass in our region

Ocular Surgery News – New point-of-care diagnostic put to the test

Ophthalmology Times – FDA grants CLIA waiver to dry eye diagnosis test

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today (CRST)Dry Eye Diagnostics

Primary Care Optometry NewsRapid test for dry eye disease will be available in US soon

EyeWire TVInflammaDry CLIA Waiver

Advanced Ocular CareClinical Protocols Improve Diagnosis, Management of Acute Conjunctivitis

Eye WorldNewer dry eye diagnostic tools show promise

February 2014

Review of OphthalmologyWise Choices for Ocular Diagnoses

Ocular Surgery News – Navigating the diagnostic maze for today’s premium surgeon

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today (CRST)The Ocular Surface: Where Research Meets and Greets Business

Sarasota Herald-TribuneSarasota company’s test is OK’d for U.S.

Matossian Eye Associates BlogRPS Announces FDA Clearance of Test for Dry Eye Disease

January 2014

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today (CRST)Show Me the Evidence

EyeWire TVDry Eye Diagnosis

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today (CRST)Managing Dry Eye Disease in Cataract Patients

SRQ Magazine (subscription required) – Fantastic voyage, can medical technology bring an entrepreneurial shot in the gulf coast’s arm?

Ocular Surgery NewsLASIK surgeons may start to take on more controversial, contraindicated cases

Advanced Ocular CareThe Progressive Optometrist’s Guide

Review of OphthalmologyAdenoPlus Test Approved in Canada to Diagnose Pink Eye

Review of OptometryIn the News

December 2013

Ophthalmology TimesFDA clears rapid, point-of-care dry eye test

Medscape (free, one-time registration required) – FDA Clears Rapid Test for Dry Eye Disease

EyeWire TVDry Eye Test Clearance

SRQ DailyDr. Robert Sambursky, Rapid Pathogen Screening

November 2013

Sarasota Herald-TribuneRapid Pathogen Screening has new product

EyeWire TodayRPS Partners with the CDC for “2013 Get Smart About Antibiotics Week”

Primary Care Optometry NewsFDA clears RPS in-office test for dry eye

Biz941The 941 Progress Report: Healthcare Stays Strong

Ophthalmology TimesDiagnostic systems launch new era in dry eye care

October 2013

Review of OphthalmologyDry-Eye Diagnosis: 21st-Century Tools

Review of OptometryNew Technologies that Won’t Leave You Out to Dry

STEMsmartAward video featuring Rapid Pathogen Screening as an award nominee for its innovation in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

August 2013

Optometry TimesHow we manage acute conjunctivitis

Ophthalmology TimesTips for tackling conjunctivitis

July 2013

Tampa Bay Business JournalRPS pink eye treatment could cut health care red ink

Sarasota Herald TribuneRapid Pathogen Screening gets $6.25 million injection

Tampa Bay Business JournalMallitz invests $6.25 million in Rapid Pathogen

June 2013

Optometry TimesRaise the bar for diagnosing, treating acute conjunctivitis

Ophthalmology TimesManaging the acute red eye

April 2013

Eye WorldUp-and-coming technologies may be key for management of dry eye

March 2013

Advanced Ocular CareDeveloping a Red Eye Protocol for Managing Acute Conjunctivitis

January 2013

Cataract and Refractive Surgery TodayUpdate on Ocular Surface Disease and Its Treatment

Medscape (free, one-time registration required) – Rapid tests diagnose dry eye, adenoviral conjunctivitis

Bradenton HeraldRapid Pathogen Screening expanding Sarasota footprint

Tampa Bay Business JournalRapid Pathogen Screening expansion under way

Bradenton HeraldLakewood Ranch biotech company expanding

December 2012

STEMsmartNominee video featuring Rapid Pathogen Screening as an award nominee for its innovation in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

Optometric ManagementTreating Acute Red Eye

October 2012

MedCity NewsThis company turned technology used to detect explosives into a rapid test for viral pink eye

Sarasota Herald-TribuneRapid Pathogen Screening gains 2 board members

Primary Care Optometry News (free, one-time registration required) – New test diagnoses acute conjunctivitis

Tampa Bay Business JournalRapid Pathogen Screening names Popper, Ryu to board

Review of OphthalmologyDry Eye Disease by the Numbers

Refractive EyecareThe Changing Landscape of Dry Eye Diagnosis

Review of OphthalmologyManaging and Making Sense of MGD

September 2012

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today (CRST)Optimizing the Ocular Surface to Improve Outcomes With LASIK

Eye WorldNew devices for ocular surface disease

Sarasota Herald-TribuneRapid Pathogen Screening hires an executive

August 2012

AMN HealthcareAntibiotic Resistance: New Findings, Approaches to a Public Health Crisis

AzoSensorsRapid Pathogen Screening Receives Medical Device License for InflammaDry Detector

July 2012

Bradenton HeraldLakewood Ranch-based Rapid Pathogen Screening sees growth opportunities

June 2012

National DefenseChemical, Biological Detectors to Improve First Responder Reaction

Clinical Laboratory NewsRapid Pathogen Screening Awarded Contract to Develop Dx Test

Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology NewsNicOx Pays RPS $4M for Multiple Ophthalmic POC Diagnostics

Bradenton HeraldRapid Pathogen Screening enters into partnership

Tampa Bay Business JournalRapid Pathogen signs licensing agreement with French company

EyeWire TodayNicOx Signs Worldwide Licensing Agreement with Rapid Pathogen Screening, Inc. for Ophthalmic Diagnostics

May 2012

Sarasota Herald-TribuneRapid Pathogen Screening secures Homeland Security deal

Optometric ManagementThe New Face of Dry Eye Management

Advanced Ocular CarePoint-of-Care Testing Leads to Improved Surgical Outcomes

Ophthalmology TimesConjunctivitis test granted CLIA waiver