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Vitals Predicts the Top 5 Health Care Consumer Trends for 2014

January 8, 2014 11:06 am | by Mitch Rothschild, CEO, Vitals | News | Comments

The health care industry has never made fast changes. But with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and the advent of the empowered online health care consumer, there are a number of ways that the system is poised for transformation...

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VeriTeQ Endorses England’s Decision to Launch Breast Implant Registry to Track Procedures and Devices

January 8, 2014 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

VeriTeQ Corporation, a provider of implantable medical device identification and radiation dose measurement technologies, announced today that a new breast implant registry will be launched in England beginning early this year to track breast...

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Encision Files 510(k) with FDA for AEM® Simplification Product

January 8, 2014 7:00 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Encision Inc., a medical device company owning patented surgical technology that prevents stray electrosurgical burns in minimally invasive surgery, announced today that it has filed a premarket notification under Section 510(k) with the FDA...

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ZEISS Broadens Portfolio of Intraocular Lenses

January 7, 2014 9:10 pm | by Business Wire | News | Comments

Carl Zeiss Meditec AG announces it has acquired,through its subsidiary Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc., 100% of the shares in Aaren Scientific Inc., a US-based manufacturer of intraocular lenses (IOLs). Aaren Scientific, headquartered in Ontario...

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ArthroCare Announces Entry into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement

January 7, 2014 4:38 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ArthroCare Corp., a leader in developing state-of-the-art, minimally invasive surgical products, and the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) entered into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (“DPA”) filed today with the United States District...

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iHealth Announces Three New Wearable Mobile Personal Health Products at CES 2014

January 7, 2014 4:19 pm | by iHealth Lab | News | Comments

iHealth Lab Inc., announced the extension of its suite of personal mobile health devices to include a line of wearable products designed to provide monitoring over an extended period of time. The products include the industry’s first wearable...

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QardioArm: A Smarter Read on Blood Pressure Available at CES

January 7, 2014 4:14 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Qardio, a technology company dedicated to transforming the way we manage our heart health and track our wellness, is formally announcing the launch of the QardioArm at the 2014 CES show. QardioArm is a revolutionary blood pressure monitor...

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Arthrosurface's Revolutionary Toe Implant Hits 9 Year Mark

January 7, 2014 4:07 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Arthrosurface Incorporated, a developer of less-invasive joint restoration systems, performed its first motion preserving metatarsal resurfacing procedure in the US during January of 2005. The Company's implant utilizes innovative patient...

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Development Kit Makes Developing 3D Gesture Systems Easy

January 7, 2014 4:03 pm | by MDT Staff | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology has announced the new MGC3130 Hillstar Development Kit for 3D gesturing systems. The kit provides designers with an easy, step-by-step approach to develop 3D gesturing systems with Microchip’s MGC3130 and electrodes that meet their specific space requirements.

Lumicell closes $1M funding round

January 7, 2014 3:57 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Lumicell Diagnostics Inc. hit the $1 million goal for its funding round. Wellesley, Mass.-based Lumicell is developing a hand-held imaging system designed to give physicians a better picture of the amount of cancer remaining at tumor sites...

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Geared Stepper Motors: High Torque in Small Package

January 7, 2014 3:55 pm | by MDT Staff | Nippon Pulse America, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

A feature of Nippon Pulse’s popular and reliable stepper motors, which we have been manufacturing since 1960, is the ability to add reduction gearheads. These gearheads have a wide range of ratios, from 1/400 to 6/25. In all, there are over 20 different gear ratios to choose from, depending on the motor size.

95% Efficient 200 W Convection Cooled Power Supplies

January 7, 2014 3:46 pm | by MDT Staff | Xp Power | Product Releases | Comments

XP Power announced the CCB200 series of ultra-efficient “green” 200 Watt single output AC-DC power supplies aimed at a broad range of medical and industrial applications. Suiting convection cooled applications that require a very high efficiency in an open frame design, the series has a typical efficiency of 94%...

Henry Schein nabs 5 dental businesses from Arseus

January 7, 2014 3:43 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Healthcare giant Henry Schein agreed to pay an undisclosed amount to acquire 5 dental businesses from Belgium-based Arseus, the companies announced this week. Schein is poised to acquire 100% of the assets of dental practice software...  

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Stealthy Cardinal Spine seeks $1.3M

January 7, 2014 3:40 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Cardinal Spine is seeking $1.25 million from investors to support corporate operations, according to a regulatory filing. Louisville, Ky.-based Cardinal Spine, founded in 2008, is developing an interbody fusion device designed to stabilize...

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Wellness Platform Combines Bluetooth Smart Enabled Devices with the Cloud

January 7, 2014 3:38 pm | by Business Wire | News | Comments

In a strategic business decision to provide its customers with an optimized connected health experience, A&D Medical, a global manufacturer of precision measurement solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today it will partner...

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