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FDA Probes Intuitive Surgical on Complication Rates

March 1, 2013 11:11 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

The FDA is looking into complication rates for surgeries using Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci surgical robot, sending a survey to doctors who use the device. New of the probe, first reported by Bloomberg, sent ISRG shares down 11.1% to $509.89 apiece on Wall Street yesterday.

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One-Handed Hemostasis Valve Y Connector

March 1, 2013 10:42 am | by MDT Staff | Qosina | Product Releases | Comments

Qosina's one-handed hemostasis valve Y connector that allows independent manipulation of multiple guidewires with wire lock adapters.

USB 3.0 PC Oscilloscope

March 1, 2013 10:34 am | by MDT Staff | Saelig Co. Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Saelig Company has introduced the PicoScope 3207A and PicoScope 3207B, the first PC oscilloscopes to offer a USB 3.0 interface. The PicoScope 3207A is a 2-channel USB oscilloscope with 250 MHz bandwidth, 1 GS/s sampling rate, 256 Msample buffer memory and a built-in function generator.

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Custom Servo Catheter Printer

March 1, 2013 10:12 am | by MDT Staff | Pad Print Machinery Of Vermont | Product Releases | Comments

In a recent custom designed application, Pad Print Machinery of VT’s team of engineers worked closely with a medical device manufacturer to create a fully automated inline pad printing system.

Structural Adhesives as Alternative to Mechanical Fasteners

March 1, 2013 10:07 am | by MDT Staff | Fabrico, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Fabrico, the leader in design and manufacturing services for flexible materials and advanced assembly solutions, offers structural adhesives in both liquid and tape format to meet the evolving assembly needs of industries including medical.

Zimmer: Justice Dept.-SEC Probe Is Over

March 1, 2013 9:27 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

A federal probe into possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by Zimmer is over, with both the SEC and the U.S. Justice Dept. telling the medical device company that they're closing the investigation. The probe dates back to September 2007, when the securities regulator told Warsaw, Ind.- based Zimmer of the investigation.

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Swallow Solutions, LLC, Secures $1.046 Million Series A Financing

March 1, 2013 9:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 1, 2013--Swallow Solutions, LLC (Swallow Solutions), a life sciences company with a novel dysphagia treatment platform, announced today it has raised $1.046 million in Series A financing, led by Venture Management, LLC, with participation from NEW Capital Fund,...

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Doctors Can Detect Skin Cancer Earlier With New Modernizing Medicine and 3Gen, Inc. Partnership

March 1, 2013 9:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Modernizing Medicine, the creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant™ (EMA), a cloud-based specialty-specific electronic medical records (EMR) system, announced today that it has partnered with 3Gen, Inc., a product design and development company which...

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Ahead of the Bell: Intuitive Stock Starts Rebound

March 1, 2013 9:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of Intuitive Surgical Inc. rebounded in premarket trading Friday, a day after the stock tumbled following a report that regulators were looking into its robotic surgical system. The Sunnyvale, Calif., company makes da Vinci surgical systems that use robotic arms, cameras and a remote...

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Santech, Inc. joins Qualcomm Life’s 2net Ecosystem

March 1, 2013 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 1, 2013--Santech, Inc. has integrated its mobile messaging platform, SanText®, to the 2net ™ Platform and Hub, designed with attention to HIPAA privacy and security requirements, and leveraging the cloud-based platform for biometric sensor data operated by Qualcomm...

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Medidata Solutions to Present at the Raymond James 34th Annual Institutional Investors Conference

March 1, 2013 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 1, 2013--Medidata Solutions (NASDAQ: MDSO), a leading global provider of cloud-based clinical development solutions, today announced that Bryan Spielman, executive vice president of strategy and corporate development, and Cory Douglas, chief financial officer, will...

OPKO Point-of-Care Technology Demonstrated on Mobile Device with Cloud Connectivity to Diagnose and Track Disease in Africa

March 1, 2013 8:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 1, 2013--OPKO Health, Inc. (NYSE: OPK) announced that a study published online in Clinical Chemistry, and to be included in the April 2013 print issue, describes the application of OPKO’s point-of-care system to mobile diagnostics, a major advance towards providing...

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Stryker Announces $250 Million Accelerated Share Repurchase Program

March 1, 2013 8:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Kalamazoo, Michigan - March 1, 2013 - Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) announced today it has entered into an Accelerated Share Repurchase agreement (ASR) with JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA to repurchase an aggregate of $250 million of the Company's common stock.  The ASR is part of the Company's existing...

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Humetrix Releases iBlueButton Mobile Apps for Intel Atom-Based Android Phones

March 1, 2013 8:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Humetrix announced today it is working with Intel to demonstrate the new release of its award-winning iBlueButton® mobile apps for Intel® Atom™-based Android™ phones at the HIMSS13 conference and exhibition in New Orleans, March 3-7. Additionally, the novel iBlueButton platform of...

MEDIAN Technologies Awarded € 1.4 Million Contract

March 1, 2013 1:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 1, 2013--Regulatory News: MEDIAN Technologies (Paris:ALMDT), a leading medical imaging software solutions developer and a service provider for image interpretation and management in oncology clinical trials, announced today it has been selected as...

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