Hospitals & Healthcare News

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Getinge Group Announces U.S. Launch of Total Lift Bed™ for ICU Patients

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Getinge Group a leading global provider of products and systems that contribute to quality enhancement and cost efficiency within healthcare and life sciences announced today that it has expanded its portfolio of patient mobility products in the United States to include the Total Lift Bed from Vital..

Siemens Healthineers and Biogen Announce Agreement to Jointly Develop New MRI Tools

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Siemens Healthineers and Biogen have announced that the companies plan to jointly develop magnetic resonance imaging MRI applications with the intent of quantifying key markers of multiple sclerosis MS disease activity and progression Biogen is a leading biotechnology company with a deep focus on ne..

SpineGuard® Receives FDA Clearance to Market Its DSG™ Integration Module for Making Pedicle Screws “Smart”

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

SpineGuard an innovative company that develops and markets disposable medical devices to make spine surgery safer announced today it has received 510k clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration FDA for its new DSG Dynamic Surgical Guidance integration module to be used in combination with Za..

Safe Orthopaedics Announces the Commercial Launch of a Bone Substitute for Its Walnut Cervical Cage

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Safe Orthopaedics a company offering innovative ranges of sterile implants combined with their singleuse instruments is announcing today the commercial launch in Europe of a bone substitute for its Walnut cage for cervical surgeries This device developed in conjunction with a specialist in synthet..

St. Vincent’s Health System plans new Facility in Trussville

Monday, January 16, 2017

One of Birmingham39s largest health care systems has big plans in Trussville St Vincents Health System which is a part of Ascension will build an outpatient and diagnostic clinic at 7201 Happy Hollow Road The proposed 31753squarefoot clinic will be built by Harbert Realty Services to include a pri..

Eastpointe Human Services Executes Letter of Intent to Consolidate Operations with Cardinal Innovations Healthcare

Monday, January 16, 2017

Eastpointe Human Services announced that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to consolidate operations with Cardinal Innovations Healthcare based in Kannapolis North Carolina effective July 1 2017 The consolidated organization will operate as Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Sarah N Stroud Chief ..

Hill-Rom Surgical Solutions Launches Allen® Advance Table Lateral System

Friday, January 13, 2017

HillRom Surgical Solutions today announces the launch of the Allen Advance Table Lateral System a unique new offering to compliment the Allen Advance Table Our new Advance Table Lateral System is designed for lateral approaches in spinal surgery said Dr Dirk Ehlers president HillRom Surgical Soluti..

Abbott Announces U.S. Launch and First Commercial Use of the New EnSite™ Precision Cardiac Mapping System

Friday, January 13, 2017

Abbott announced the US launch and the first commercial uses of the new EnSite Precision cardiac mapping system and Advisor FL Circular Mapping Catheter Sensor Enabled to map cardiac arrhythmias during ablation treatments The first commercial use of the system after US Food and Drug Administration c..

Cogmedix Expands Medical Device Engineering Service Offering

Friday, January 13, 2017

Cogmedix a wholly owned subsidiary of Coghlin Companies Inc announces expanded medical device engineering and compliance services Cogmedix is compliant with 21 CFR 82030 and ISO 134852003 Under our VP of Engineering Paul Dunleavy we are positioned to offer a wider variety of valuable engineering an..

SonaCare Medical Granted FDA Regulatory Clearance for Updated HIFU Prostate Tissue Ablation Device

Thursday, January 12, 2017

SonaCare Medical leading developer and manufacturer of high intensity focused ultrasound HIFU technologies reports receipt of 510k regulatory clearance to market its latest version of Sonablate in the United States Sonablate was the first HIFU device to receive regulatory authorization from the Food..

Cigna and Scripps Health Form Alliance to Deliver Innovative Health Plans in San Diego

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Scripps Health and Cigna CI have entered into an alliance to offer employers in and around San Diego integrated health care products designed to improve access quality and affordability while making the health care experience simpler Effective April 1 2017 Scripps and Cigna will jointly offer HMO h..

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Receives CE Mark Approval for ORTHO CONNECT™ V2.0 Middleware Solution

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics a global leader of in vitro diagnostics announced that its ORTHO CONNECT V20 middleware solution is CE Marked signifying conformity with all EU regulation ORTHO CONNECT is a comprehensive integrated and customizable intermediary software that streamlines laboratory operati..

Hill-Rom To Acquire Mortara Instrument, Inc., for $330 Million

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

HillRom Holdings Inc announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Mortara Instrument Inc Mortara a privately held leader in diagnostic cardiology and patient monitoring solutions technologies and devices for 330 million in cash HillRom anticipates the structure of the acquisition w..

Abbott Announces CE Mark for its Alinity ci-series Diagnostic Systems

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Abbott announced its Alinity ciseries instruments for clinical chemistry and immunoassay diagnostics have obtained CE Mark and are now available in Europe and other countries that recognize CE Mark These innovative testing solutions help labs run more tests in less time reduce human error and increa..

Singulex Enters into Collaboration with QIAGEN to Develop Companion Diagnostics

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Singulex Inc announced that it has entered into a strategic collaboration with QIAGEN NV NASDAQ QGEN Frankfurt Stock Exchange QIA focused on the development of companion diagnostics Through the collaboration QIAGEN will have access to Singulex39s Single Molecule Counting immunodiagnostic platform ad..

PENTAX Medical Expands Interventional Endoscopy Offering with Acquisition of C2 Therapeutics

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

PENTAX Medical a division of the HOYA Group Tokyo Japan announced that they have acquired C2 Therapeutics Redwood City CA for an undisclosed amount C2 Therapeutics develops the C2 CryoBalloon Ablation System for the endoscopic ablation of unwanted tissue such as Barrett39s esophagus1 This acquisitio..

FDA Clears World's Smallest CPAP, ResMed AirMini™

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

ResMed announced at the 35th annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference that the US Food and Drug Administration has cleared ResMed39s AirMini the world39s smallest continuous positive airway pressure CPAP device ResMed39s tiny yet fullyfeatured AirMini to be launched later this year is designed as a s..

EMD Serono and MD Anderson Cancer Center Enter Three-Year Strategic Collaboration

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

EMD Serono the healthcare business of Merck KGaA Darmstadt Germany in the US and Canada and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced a threeyear strategic collaboration with the aim of more quickly advancing the development of investigational cancer therapies in four cancers..

Medicrea Announces 510(k) Submission for FDA Clearance of Proprietary 3D-Printed Titanium Spinal Interbody Devices

Monday, January 09, 2017

The Medicrea Group worldwide leader pioneering the development and manufacture of personalized analytical services and implant solutions for the treatment of complex spinal conditions today announced the filing of its 510k submission to the US Food and Drug Administration FDA for approval of the Com..

Abionic Receives CE Mark for Most Rapid Sepsis and Iron Deficiency Point of Care Diagnostics

Monday, January 09, 2017

Abionic SA a developer of disrupter nanotechnology based pointofcare diagnostic solutions announced today the receipt of CE Mark Conformit Europenne for two novel tests using its easy to use testing platform abioSCOPE The CE Mark allows Abionic to commercialize its tests for sepsis risk assessment a..

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