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Breg Introduces Post-operative Knee Brace and Other New Orthopedic Products

February 5, 2013 8:00 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Breg, Inc., a premier provider of sports medicine products and services, announced today four new products that will advance the orthopedic practice. The highlight of the new introduction is a next generation post-operative knee...

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MGC Diagnostics Corporation Announces National Jewish Health Selects the Company as Preferred Provider for Cardiopulmonary Diagnostic Instrumentation

February 5, 2013 8:00 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MGC Diagnostics Corporation (NASDAQ: MGCD) (formerly Angeion Corporation), a global medical technology company, today announced that National Jewish Health has selected MGC Diagnostics as its preferred provider of cardiopulmonary...

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Oticon Medical Certified as Medicare Durable Medical Equipment Supplier

February 5, 2013 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SOMERSET, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 5, 2013--Oticon Medical today announced that the company has obtained accreditation as a Medicare Durable Medical Equipment Supplier from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Oticon Medical is now accredited to bill the Medicare Part B...

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Pacemaker Payment Plans, Courtesy of Medtronic

February 5, 2013 7:29 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Medtronic offers patients in India the option to pay off a pricey cardiac implants in installments. Medtronic's (NYSE:MDT) India division is offering patients an "easy monthly installment" plan to help families cope with the high cost of cardiac implants. The EMI program is available in 60 hospitals in 18 cities and applies to a handful of medical devices...

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Teleflex Signs New Agreement with Novation for Weck Vista™ Access Line

February 5, 2013 7:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LIMERICK, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 5, 2013--Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, has announced it has been awarded a new three-year agreement with Novation for its line of Weck Vista Access products. The agreement is...

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CASMED Announces Recent Publication of Study Using FORE-SIGHT Cerebral Tissue Oximetry in the Post-Surgical ICU

February 5, 2013 3:56 am | by GlobeNewswire | News | Comments

CAS Medical Systems, Inc. announced today the recent pre-publication of a key study showing otherwise unrecognized cerebral desaturation events occurred in more than half of post-surgical ICU patients.In a study led by Steven Greenberg, M.D. from the University of Chicago and the North Shore University Health System in Evanston, Illinois...

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ATI Neurostimulation System Shown to be Highly Effective in Treating Cluster Headache

February 5, 2013 2:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Autonomic Technologies, Inc. (ATI), the developer of the ATI Neurostimulation System designed for the treatment of severe headaches, today announced results of their clinical study in cluster headache, now published online. The robust, multi-centre, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical study is the largest study performed with a medical device for cluster headache.

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IBM Simplifies Big Data and Cloud Computing Adoption with New PureSystems Offerings

February 4, 2013 9:02 pm | by IBM | News | Comments

Making it easier for organizations to quickly adopt and deploy big data and cloud computing solutions, IBM today announced major advances to its PureSystems family of expert integrated systems. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

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HiFocus Mid-Scala Electrode from Advanced Bionics Receives Approval in Europe

February 4, 2013 7:53 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

VALENCIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 4, 2013--Advanced Bionics (AB), a global leader in cochlear implant technology and a company of the Sonova Group, announced today that it received TÜV approval in Europe for the HiFocus™ Mid-Scala* electrode. The latest offering in AB’s HiFocus™ electrode...

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Hologic's fiscal Q1 profits dive on Gen-Probe acquisition costs

February 4, 2013 5:45 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Profits for Hologic during its fiscal 1st quarter plunge some 85% as it digests its $4 billion merger with Gen-Probe and raises its earnings outlook for the full fiscal year. Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) saw its fiscal 1st-quarter profits plunge 85% on costs related to its $4 billion buyout of diagnostics giant Gen-Probe, despite nearly 34% top-line growth.

Edwards Lifesciences posts Q4, 2012 gains, confirms guidance

February 4, 2013 5:23 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Profits for Edwards Lifesciences grew at strong double-digit clips during the 4th quarter and 2012 as the medical device company confirms its outlook for 2013. Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW) handily beat Wall Street's expectations for its 4th-quarter and 2012 profits and confirmed its outlook for 2013 today after the market's close.

Rubicon Technology to Showcase Very Large Sapphire Windows at Photonics West 2013

February 4, 2013 4:32 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BENSENVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 4, 2013--Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN) a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, and optical markets, today announced that it will showcase its line of optical products for use in  defense and aerospace,...

Edwards Lifesciences Reports Strong Fourth Quarter Results

February 4, 2013 4:03 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today reported net income for the quarter ended December 31, 2012, of $91.1 million, or $0.77 per diluted share, compared to net income of $63.1 million, or $0.53 per...

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Hologic Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2013 Operating Results

February 4, 2013 4:02 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics products, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today announced its results for the first fiscal quarter...

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Dr. Jonathan Gruber: Can We Control Costs in Healthcare Reform?

February 4, 2013 3:55 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Former White House advisor says if cost control measures can be implemented successfully, Obamacare will enjoy as much support nationally as Romenycare has in MA. Harvard Law School rounded up a panel of experts to discuss some of the implications of healthcare reform in the 1st annual Health Law in Review panel discussion. News Well, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Healthcare Reformread more

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