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University touts progress on electronic records

December 3, 2012 12:10 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The University of Missouri Health Care system says several of its facilities have achieved a top national ranking for their efforts to implement electronic medical records. The university says the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, Missouri Orthopaedic Institute, Missouri Psychiatric Center, Women's...

Solenoid-Driven Diaphragm Metering Pump

December 3, 2012 11:40 am | KNF Neuberger, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The new KNF FMM80 solenoid-driven diaphragm metering pump introduces an ideal solution to dispense liquids accurately in adjustable volumes between 30 ml/stroke and 80 ml/stroke.

Connector Secures Premium Optical Performance in Extreme Environments

December 3, 2012 11:36 am | by MDT Staff | Fischer Connectors, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Fischer Connectors releases its new push-pull FiberOptic interconnecting solution specially designed for premium optical performance in extreme environments. As one of the worldwide leaders in designing, manufacturing and distributing high performance connectors...

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ADDING MULTIMEDIA BioVentrix receives CE mark for its Revivent® Myocardial Anchoring System

December 3, 2012 11:28 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 3, 2012--BioVentrix, an emerging medical device company, announced today that it has received CE marking for its Revivent™ Myocardial Anchoring System, which makes possible Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement™ (LIVE™), a procedure that restores the left...

President Clinton to appear at Masimo patient safety conference

December 3, 2012 11:27 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Former President Bill Clinton is slated to headline a roster of healthcare experts at the 1st Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit next year. The event, sponsored by Masimo's (NSDQ:MASI) Foundation for Ethics, Innovation & Competition in Healthcare and MassDevice.com, is scheduled for Jan. 13-14 in Laguna Beach, Calif.

FDA announces public-private partnership to develop regulatory science that will speed patient access to new medical device technologies

December 3, 2012 11:11 am | News | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it is part of the first public-private partnership to promote medical device regulatory science with a focus on speeding the development, assessment, and review of new medical devices.

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The key ingredient for medtech innovation

December 3, 2012 10:42 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

SmartCells founder Todd Zion says getting a life science company from concept to commercialization depends on 1 key ingredient: A safe place for a good idea, like MIT's pioneering Venture Mentoring Service. In 2003, Todd Zion was a PhD student at MIT with a great idea for a new way to calculate insulin dosage in diabetic patients.

High Strength Aluminum Coated Fibers

December 3, 2012 10:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Fiberguide Industries’ aluminum coating provides added strength to optical fibers for applications requiring tight bends or resistance to harsh conditions. The fibers have proven ideal for use in medical handsets and instruments.

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Custom High Torque Gear Motors

December 3, 2012 10:34 am | Applimotion, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Applimotion introduces custom gear motors for your high torque low speed and low profile applications. The assemblies combine precision gearing and direct drive frameless motor kits to form a new high torque alternative to coupling a servo motor to a traditional gear box.

Stratasys and Objet Complete Merger

December 3, 2012 10:17 am | News | Comments

Stratasys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSYS) and Objet Ltd. today announced the completion of their merger, forming a leader in 3D printing and direct digital manufacturing. The combined company will trade on the NASDAQ stock exchange as Stratasys Ltd. ("Stratasys") under the symbol SSYS beginning December 3, 2012.

FDA details docket for orthopedic, rehabilitation devices panel

December 3, 2012 10:15 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

The FDA's Orthopedic & Rehabilitation devices panel detailed its schedule for a 1-day meeting taking place in April of next year, during which the committee will discuss risk classification for shortwave diathermy devices. The FDA in July initially proposed changing the classification of shortwave diathermy devices to require premarket approval.

BioVentrix receives CE mark for its Revivent® Myocardial Anchoring System

December 3, 2012 10:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 3, 2012--BioVentrix, an emerging medical device company, announced today that it has received CE marking for its Revivent™ Myocardial Anchoring System, which makes possible Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement™ (LIVE™), a procedure that restores the left...

EAG Acquires SEAL Labs, a Leading Metallurgical Analysis Laboratory

December 3, 2012 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 3, 2012--, the world's leading, fully integrated, independent laboratory network, providing high value expert analytical and testing services to a wide range of industries and end users, announced that it has acquired . SEAL will be operating as a business...

NeuroMetrix lands FDA OK for Sensus pain management system

December 3, 2012 9:45 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

NeuroMetrix (NSDQ:NURO) landed FDA clearance for its Sensus pain management system, a non-invasive transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator designed to relieve the symptoms of diabetic neuropathy. The Sensus pain management system offers relief and management of chronic intractable pain in the lower leg and foot.

FDA, Medical Device Industry and NORD Announce New Public-Private Partnership

December 3, 2012 9:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken joined Food and Drug Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, MD, NORD President Peter L. Saltonstall and others today in a Capitol Hill event to announce the launch of a new public-private partnership aimed at promoting the development of innovative medical devices for patients. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswi...

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