Hospitals & Healthcare News

This section covers the managerial aspects in the Healthcare industry.

Flowonix Medical Inc. announces FDA PMA(S) Approval of Prometra II

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Flowonix Medical Inc announced that the FDA has granted PMASupplement approval for its nextgeneration intrathecal infusion device the Prometra II system The approval was granted on December 18 2014 and product introduction will occur in the coming months The most significant advancement associated w..

Cambridge Biomedical Inc announces Collaboration with XenTech SAS

Monday, January 19, 2015

Cambridge Biomedical Inc announces collaboration with XenTech SAS based in Evry France to jointly market CRO services to the biotech and pharmaceutical market in the USA and Europe Dr John Reddington COO of Cambridge Biomedical commented that XenTechs patientderived primary tumor Xenograft models c..

Saudi firm invests Dh1bn in Dubai healthcare

Monday, January 19, 2015

Saudi Arabias healthcare firm Dr Soliman Fakeeh Hospital DSFH will invest Dh1 billion in the development of a medical facility offering robotic surgery and a university in Dubai spread over 150000 square meters The Fakeeh Academic Medical Center FAMC in Dubai Silicon Oasis will be constructed in tw..

ECA Medical Instruments develops First Disposable Spinal Instrument Fixation Kit

Saturday, January 17, 2015

ECA Medical Instruments the leading designer and manufacturer of singleprocedure torquelimiting and fixeddriver surgical instruments and procedural kits developed the industrys first fully disposable spine implant fixation instrument kit to gain FDA approval the company announced today The industryf..

Etransmedia acquires Nevada healthcare IT company

Friday, January 16, 2015

Etransmedia Technology Inc a Troy New York health care IT company has merged with DoctorsXL a health care technology company out of Reno Nevada CEO Vikram Agrawal said the merger withDoctorsXL will expand the company39s west coast presence and software portfolio Terms of the deal were not disclose..

Healthcare firm Zimmer to create 250 jobs in Galway

Friday, January 16, 2015

Healthcare firm Zimmer is to expand its footprint in Ireland with the creation of 250 new jobs over the next five years The company which manufactures orthopaedic implants is investing 51 million in a new hub in Oranmore Co Galway The new facility will also be home to sales and marketing for a dir..

IMA, Healthcare Federation of India to develop Code of Ethics for healthcare sector

Friday, January 16, 2015

Indian Medical Association IMA and Healthcare Federation of India NATHEALTH will join hands to develop Code of Ethics for the healthcare sector in the country IMA and NATHEALTH today said they would soon sign a Memorandum of Understanding MoU in this regard Emphasising the need for a Code of Ethic..

Delta-IBN Life Science and Diagnostics Lab opens at Biopolis

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Delta Electronics INTL Singapore and the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology IBN of ASTAR today announced the official opening of the DeltaIBN Life Science and Diagnostics Lab at the Biopolis The lab aims to develop nextgeneration infectious disease detection kits through collaborative re..

Valorem Surgical® announces FDA Clearance and First Clinical Use of MaxiMIS™ Spinal Fixation System

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Valorem Surgical an early stage medical device company with a platform on surgically treating spinal pathologies through a minimally invasive MIS approach today announced that the Company has received FDA clearance and its first case utilizing its minimally invasive MaxiMIS Spinal Fixation System pe..

Psyche Systems Corporation's WindoPath achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR Certification from ICSA Labs

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Psyche Systems Corporation39s WindoPath Version 8 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR certification which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible providers and hospitals with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding unde..

Tandem Diabetes Care announces FDA Clearance of the t:flex™ Insulin Pump

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Tandem Diabetes Care Inc a medical device company and manufacturer of the tslim Insulin Pump today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration FDA has granted the Company clearance to market the tflex Insulin Pump At 480 units the insulin reservoir of the tflex Pump has the largest capacity c..

Diaxonhit agrees service sub-licensing agreement with Strasbourg University Hospitals

Monday, January 12, 2015

DIAXONHIT a French leader in specialty invitro diagnostics for transplantation infectious diseases and cancer announced today that it entered into a service sublicensing agreement with the Strasbourg University Hospitals Hpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg HUS for the performance of the CareDx Inc ..

Helsinn Healthcare reaches Settlement Agreement Regarding Patent Dispute on ALOXI®

Monday, January 12, 2015

Helsinn Healthcare SA announces that it has entered into a settlement agreement with Sandoz Inc to resolve their patent litigations relating to Helsinn Healthcare39s Aloxi palonosetron HCl injection in the US where it is currently distributed by Helsinn Healthcare39s marketing partner Eisai Inc As ..

Medicomp introduces a Patch-Style Medical Monitoring System

Friday, January 09, 2015

Medicomp Inc announces the pending release of an external patchstyle medical monitoring system Medicomp39s new offering will initially provide flexible Holter Event and Mobile Cardiac Telemetry in a single compact patientfriendly device httpwwwmedicompinccom The platform combined with Medicomp39s c..

BiO2 Medical receives IDE Approval to Initiate Pivotal Investigation of the Angel® Catheter

Friday, January 09, 2015

BiO2 Medical announces approval of an IDE to initiate a clinical investigation of the Angel Catheter for Pulmonary Embolism PE protection The study entitled The Angel Catheter Clinical Trial Prevention of Pulmonary Embolism in High Risk Subjects will build on the positive results of a European Regis..

CardioKinetix completes enrollment in Chinese Trial of First-of-Its-Kind Parachute Device for Treatment of Heart Failure

Thursday, January 08, 2015

CardioKinetix Inc a medical device company pioneering a catheterbased treatment for heart failure today announced the completion of enrollment in PARACHUTE China a multicenter trial to evaluate the minimally invasive Parachute Ventricular Partitioning Device for the treatment of heart failure Resul..

Philips receives FDA 510(k) clearance for its latest Avalon CL Fetal Monitoring solution

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Royal Philips announced that it received 510k clearance from the USA Food and Drug Administration FDA to market its Avalon CL Fetal Monitoring solution Avalon CL The solution provides consistent monitoring of the mother and child without the burden of managing cables allowing mothers more freedom of..

Alere receives FDA CLIA Waiver for Alere™ i Influenza A & B Test

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Alere Inc a global leader in rapid diagnostic tests today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration FDA has granted CLIA waiver for the Alere i Influenza A B test the only molecular test to detect and differentiate influenza A and B virus in under 15 minutes Alere i Influenza A B is the f..

Henry Schein expands Dental Equipment Product Offering With A-dec Line Of Dental Products

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Henry Schein Inc the world39s largest provider of health care products and services to officebased dental animal health and medical practitioners announced today that effective second quarter of 2015 the Company will expand its dental equipment product offering and begin to distribute the entire lin..

VasoPrep Surgical announces De Novo Product Clearance by US Food and Drug Administration

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

VasoPrep Surgical announced that the Food and Drug Administration39s FDA clearance of its surgical marking pen for sale in the US market The Dye Marker a Class II internal tissue marker indicated for use prior to or during the harvesting and preparation of vein grafts used in bypass surgery is used ..