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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.

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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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EarlySense Introduces Innovative, Contact-Free, Patient Safety Monitoring System for Avoiding Adverse Events to the HIMSS Convention in New Orleans, March 3-7, 2013

March 4, 2013 9:15 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW ORLEANS & WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 4, 2013--EarlySense Ltd., the market leader in Proactive Patient Care Solutions™, announced today that it will be demonstrating the company’s contact-free, continuous, patient safety monitoring solution at the Healthcare Information and...

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Bradford Networks Addresses Secure BYOD and Mobile Health at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference

March 4, 2013 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HIMSS 2013 Annual Conference & Exhibition, Booth #653 -- Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, will be demonstrating best practices to address security concerns fueled by Bring-Your-Own-Device...

At HIMSS 2013, Siemens Demonstrates Care Coordination Across Healthcare Communities

March 4, 2013 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MALVERN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 4, 2013--Siemens Healthcare is demonstrating solutions that connect healthcare communities in booth #2641 at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2013 Annual Conference and Exhibition, from March 3 – 7, at the Ernest N. Morial...

Larry Cohen Appointed CEO of Exalenz Bioscience

March 4, 2013 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MODIIN, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 4, 2013--Exalenz Bioscience (TASE: EXEN), a developer of a unique medical device intended for the diagnostics and management of disease of the digestive tract and the liver, has reported today the appointment of Larry Cohen as the company's CEO.

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Virtua and Alere Form Alliance for Care Coordination

March 4, 2013 8:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Virtua, a healthcare delivery leader in southern New Jersey, and Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in health information solutions, announced today a strategic alliance to provide health information systems and home-based, biometric monitoring devices to support care coordination ...

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Capital BlueCross Announces Designation of IPG as their Implantable Device Benefit Management Partner

March 4, 2013 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 4, 2013--Capital BlueCross and IPG, the leading nationwide provider of implantable Device Benefit Management™ (DBM) solutions, are pleased to announce an exclusive agreement to provide a comprehensive DBM program to participating facilities in Capital BlueCross’...

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Cerapedics Announces 10,000th Patient Treated With i-FACTOR™ Peptide Enhanced Bone Graft

March 4, 2013 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WESTMINSTER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 4, 2013--Cerapedics, Inc. (Westminster, CO), a medical device company pioneering the use of peptide enhanced bone grafting materials in spine, trauma and orthopedic surgery, is pleased to announce it has surpassed another significant milestone with more...

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Types of Communication During the Review of Medical Device Submissions - Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff

March 4, 2013 12:00 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

During the review of a premarket submission, FDA?s practice has been to communicate with applicants1 through either a formal communication (such as a Major Deficiency Letter or an additional information request issued through a letter, or through phone...

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Email to On-line Distributors About Unlawful Marketing of Decorative Contact Lenses

March 4, 2013 12:00 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The purpose of this Email is to provide you with important information about regulatory requirements and safety concerns associated with the sale, marketing, and distribution of decorative or cosmetic contact lenses in the United States.

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CareTech Cares at HIMSS13

March 3, 2013 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 3, 2013--CareTech Solutions, an information technology and Web products and services provider for more than 200 U.S. hospitals announced today a new corporate philanthropy project that will complement the company’s trade show activities called CareTech Cares....

ResurFX Fractional Non-Ablative Laser Module to Be Unveiled by Lumenis at the American Academy of Dermatology's Annual Meeting

March 2, 2013 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

At the 71st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), the ResurFX* module will be launched for international sales by Lumenis Ltd., the world's largest developer and manufacturer of advanced medical lasers for aesthetic, surgical, and ophthalmic applications.

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