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EMH Healthcare Goes Live with Capsule’s Mobile Device Integration Solution

February 19, 2013 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ANDOVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2013--Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading provider of medical device connectivity solutions, today announced that EMH Healthcare, Elyria, Ohio has gone live on Mobile Vitals Plus (MVP) in its medical surgery unit. MVP is the portable version of Capsule’s...

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Cardiovascular Systems to Present Three-Year Orbit I Coronary Data at 2013 Cardiovascular Research Technologies Conference

February 19, 2013 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ST. PAUL, Minn., & WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2013--Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSI) (Nasdaq:CSII), will present three-year data from its ORBIT I study of coronary artery disease (CAD) in a poster session at the 2013 Cardiovascular Research Technologies (CRT) conference in...

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Medtronic's Q3 Sales, Earnings Rise

February 19, 2013 8:17 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Medtronic posted profit and sales gains during its fiscal 3rd quarter this morning, eating Wall Street analysts' earnings expectations along the way. The Fridley, Minn.-based company, which is the world's largest pure-play medical device company, said profits were up 5.7% on sales growth of 2.8% for the 3 months ended Jan. 25.

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Fixes 4 Kids Inc. Launches E-Fix/E-Thotic for Treating Supracondylar Fractures

February 19, 2013 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2013--Fixes 4 Kids, Inc. will launch its E-Fix Supracondylar Humerus Fracture Reduction and Pinning System (E-Fix) and E-Thotic perioperative orthosis (E-Thotic), the first system designed to treat supracondylar (distal humerus) fractures in children, at...

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Terumo Medical Corporation Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Vascular Solutions And Lepu Medical Technology Company

February 19, 2013 7:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Terumo Medical Corporation (Terumo), today announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Vascular Solutions Inc. and Lepu Medical Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey. The complaint alleges that R BandT Radial Hemostasis Device ...

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N.J. Doc Admits to Collecting $100K in Imaging Kickbacks

February 19, 2013 7:29 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

New Jersey cardiologist Dr. Shashi Agarway last week admitted to collecting more than $100,000 in kickbacks for referring patients for imaging diagnostic exams. Agarway pleaded guilty to referring patients for MRI and computed tomography scanning at Orange Community MRI in exchange for cash.

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Sorin Group Announces the Acquisition of Alcard

February 19, 2013 3:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MILAN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2013--Sorin Group (MIL:SRN) (Reuters Code: SORN.MI), a global medical device company and a leader in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, announced today the acquisition of Alcard Industria Mecanica Ltda (“Alcard”), a Brazilian leading manufacturer of medical...

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Toshiba’s Advanced CT Helps Reduce Radiation Dose for Safer Exams

February 19, 2013 3:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TUSTIN, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2013--To make exams faster, safer and more comfortable for patients, Emerson Hospital in Concord, Mass., installed the Aquilion™ PRIME 160 CT system from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., featuring AIDR 3D dose reduction software. Emerson Hospital uses...

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Theorem Clinical Research’s ‘Little Advisor’ Site-Level Reference Booklet for Medical Device Trials Now Available in French and German

February 19, 2013 2:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2013--Medical device expert Theorem Clinical Research has re-released its “Little Advisor” booklet into French and German. The booklet is an easy-to-read, site-level reference booklet about the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)...

The Bank Where Doctors Can Stash Your Genome

February 19, 2013 12:00 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Genomic sequencing might be more common in medicine if doctors had a simple way to send for the test and keep track of the data. That’s the hope of Coriell Life Sciences in Camden, New Jersey, a startup that grew out of a partnership between the Coriell Institute for Medical Research and IBM.

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FDA Consumer Update: Kids Have Problem With Medical Product?

February 19, 2013 12:00 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Consumers can play a critical role in helping the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) assure children's access to safe medical products. Reporting to FDA such adverse events as unexpected, serious side effects, accidental exposure, and product quality...

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Australian Government Invests in Detection and Management of Blinding Eye Disease and Diabetes Through Intelligent High Resolution Retinal Camera Development by Vision CRC

February 18, 2013 10:10 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The most advanced technology for use in real-time detection and assessment of common blinding eye disease and general health disorders will soon be available to the world with stimulus funding provided for development by the Australian Government's CRC Program. The imaging technology of the...

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AtriCure to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Financial Results

February 18, 2013 5:23 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WEST CHESTER, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 18, 2013--AtriCure, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATRC), a medical device company and a leader in cardiac surgical ablation systems and systems for the exclusion of the left atrial appendage, will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2012 on...

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Remedent Announces Exclusive Agreement With Biotech Medical Aesthetic SAS in Reference to Its Product River 8

February 18, 2013 1:09 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Remedent, Inc. (OTCBB: REMI), an international company specializing in research, development, and manufacturing of oral care and cosmetic dentistry products, announces its exclusive agreement with Biotech Medical Aesthetic SAS for distributing its River 8 veneers worldwide.

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Turnabout is Fair Play for Boston Scientific in Guidant Lawsuit

February 18, 2013 11:44 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

For Boston Scientific and its ongoing legal woes over the blockbuster acquisition of Guidant Corp. , you win some and you lose some. The Natick, Mass.-based medical device company won a bid in December to compel the release of Medicare documents in a whistleblower lawsuit accusing Guidant and its corporate parent of concealing problems with Guidant's implantable cardiac defibrillators.

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