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Laser Optics Cleaning Kit

March 4, 2013 11:16 am | by MDT Staff | Laser Research Optics | Product Releases | Comments

The LRO Advanced Optical Cleaning Kit was developed by an optics manufacturer to help users remove splatter and blow-back in the field to optimize the performance of their CO2 lasers.

Westbrook Technologies Announces Strategic Partnership with Simplicity® EMR/EHR

March 4, 2013 11:09 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 4, 2013--Westbrook Technologies, developer of Fortis™ and FortisBlue™ enterprise management software, today announces a strategic partnership with Simplicity providers of web-based Electronic Medical Record (EMR/EHR) solutions. The alliance will combine...

Harris Corporation Authorized to Connect Veterans Affairs and DoD Electronic Health Record Systems

March 4, 2013 11:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MELBOURNE, Fla. & WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 4, 2013--Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been authorized to deploy a solution that enables the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD)...

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Cardiovascular Systems to Present Pivotal Orbit II Coronary Data at the 2013 American College of Cardiology Conference

March 4, 2013 11:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ST. PAUL, Minn., & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 4, 2013--Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSI) (Nasdaq: CSII), will present data from its ORBIT II study of coronary artery disease at the 2013 American College of Cardiology (ACC) conference in San Francisco, Mar. 9–11, 2013. This marks the...

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Modular Micro Extruders

March 4, 2013 10:49 am | by MDT Staff | American Kuhne | Product Releases | Comments

American Kuhne introduced its new Modular Micro Extruder at the recent MD&M West Exhibition in Anaheim, CA. American Kuhne ran a Pebax 6333 micro tubing system that included their new 12 mm Modular Micro Extruder with servo drive and pressure control.

Materials Testing Software

March 4, 2013 10:42 am | by MDT Staff | Instron | Product Releases | Comments

Instron, a leading provider of testing equipment designed to evaluate mechanical properties of materials and components, announces the release of their latest version of Bluehill 3 Materials Testing Software, v3.31.

Hansen Medical's Q4 Profits Rise on Patent Deal, but 2012 Losses Still Widen

March 4, 2013 10:30 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Hansen Medical managed to eke out a profit during the 4th quarter on the sale and licensing of some of its patents, but still posted wider losses for 2012, sending shares down YY% on Wall Street last week. The Mountain View, Calif.-based medical device company reported profits of $9.6 million, or 15¢ per share.

Medtronic Approved to Update Resolute Integrity Stent’s CE Mark Labeling on Dual Antiplatelet Therapy

March 4, 2013 10:27 am | by Medtronic | News | Comments

Of relevance to the clinical practice of interventional cardiology, Medtronic announced that it has received regulatory approval to update the CE mark labeling for the Resolute Integrity drug-eluting stent with new information on one month of dual antiplatelet therapy, the shortest minimum duration referenced on the label for any device of its kind.

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Welch Allyn Will Showcase the EarlySense Contact-Free Patient Monitoring and Electronic Vitals Documentation Systems at HIMSS13

March 4, 2013 10:24 am | by Welch Allyn | News | Comments

Welch Allyn, a leading medical diagnostic device company that specializes in helping clinicians improve patient outcomes, will showcase the EarlySense Vitals Surveillance System at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) trade show this week at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

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Analogic Completes Acquisition of Ultrasonix

March 4, 2013 10:22 am | by GLOBE NEWSWIRE | News | Comments

Analogic Corporation, enabling the world's medical imaging and aviation security technology, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Ultrasonix Medical Corporation for a purchase price of approximately $83 million, subject to a final adjustment as provided in the purchase agreement.

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ICU Medical's Neutron Needlefree Catheter Patency Device May Help Healthcare Facilities Deal With Cathflo Shortages by Significantly Reducing Catheter Occlusions

March 4, 2013 10:18 am | by PRNewswire | News | Comments

Major East Coast hospital reported a 74% reduction in the use of Cathflo when using Neutron, suggesting incorporating this breakthrough technology into clinical practice may help alleviate Cathflo supply pressures in the wake of backorders

Lanx Announces Initial Launch of ALTA Stand-Alone System for Anterior Cervical Fusion

March 4, 2013 10:15 am | by GLOBE NEWSWIRE | News | Comments

Lanx, Inc., a privately held global spine company focused on developing and commercializing innovative devices for fusion surgery, today announced the initial launch of the ALTA(TM) Stand-Alone ACDF System for a less invasive approach to anterior cervical fusion.

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Asian Portable Heart Monitor Demand Drives Expansion of Global Diagnostic Cardiology Device Market

March 4, 2013 10:08 am | by IMS Research | News | Comments

Pumped up by rising demand in Asia for portable heart monitors, the global market for diagnostic cardiology devices is set to expand by 12 percent from 2011 to 2016, according a new report from IMS Research, now part of IHS. Worldwide market revenue for diagnostic cardiology devices is projected to rise to $882 million in 2016, up from $786 million in 2011.

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Ruder Finn, Inc. Launches Global Health IT Specialty Offering and Releases Results of U.S. Mobile Health Report

March 4, 2013 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ruder Finn, Inc., a leading independent global communications agency, today announced the launch of a new worldwide Health IT specialty offering. Combining the agency's deep understanding and widespread experience in the healthcare and technology markets, the aim of this new offering will be to help clients leverage emerging technologies to improve care and meaningfully engage with stakeholders.

FDA Clears Philips' MicroDose SI Mammography System

March 4, 2013 9:29 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Technology giant Philips won FDA clearance for its MicroDose SI full-field mammography system, which the company hopes to leverage as a platform new mammogram imaging applications. The system promises reduced radiation dosages in producing high quality images, 5-minute exam times and ergonomic design with curved and warmed breast support.

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