The American Association for Homecare ( AAHomecare ) and the National Association of Independent Medical Equipment Suppliers ( NAIMES ) have reached an agreement to merge their organizations. The combined Association will maintain the AAHomecare name and continue to do business at 1707 L Street NW, Suite 350, Washington, D.C. , 20036.
In November 2012, IBM announced that it had used the Blue Gene/Q Sequoia supercomputer to achieve an unprecedented simulation of more than 530 billion neurons. The Blue Gene/Q Sequoia accomplished this feat thanks to its blazing fast speed; it clocks in at over 16 quadrillion calculations per second.
Several Johnson & Johnson shareholders took the health care giant to task during its annual meeting Thursday, criticizing management for repeated product recalls, ethical lapses and excessive executive pay.
Regular exercise has been proven to reduce the chance of developing liver cancer in a world-first mice study that carries hope for patients at risk from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The research announced at the International Liver Congress™ 2013 involved two groups of mice fed a control diet and a high fat diet then divided into separate exercise and sedentary groups.
New data from two clinical trials presented today at the International Liver Congress™ 2013 demonstrate substantial improvements in the detection of both hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and cholangiocarcinoma (CC) using diagnostic urine tests. HCC is common throughout the world and most often develops as a late complication of chronic viral hepatitis or cirrhosis of any cause.
ZOLL Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced today that as a result of its continued growth it purchased a 124,500-square-foot building in San Jose, California, an area ranked as the country’s busiest advanced manufacturing corridor.
Weight loss is a topic of concern for nearly 36% of Americans who are considered obese. There are many barriers that can interfere with weight loss. For those attending face-to-face weight loss programs, barriers can include travel, conflict with work and home, need for childcare, and loss of anonymity.
EL PASO, Texas, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery at Las Palmas Medical Center recently became one of the first facilities in the nation to perform a hysterectomy using a new single-site platform for robotic surgery. "This single-site robotic...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 26, 2013--NinePoint Medical, Inc., an emerging leader in the development of medical devices for in vivo imaging, today announced that it has received an additional 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its NvisionVLE ™ Imaging...
IRVINE, Calif., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SurgiCount Medical, Inc., the wholly-owned operating subsidiary of Patient Safety Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: PSTX), today announced that Ketchikan Medical Center (KMC) in Ketchikan, Alaska will become the first hospital in the...
The ATOS ScanBox 6130 is the newest addition to GOM’s product line of advanced automated solutions with the capability of scanning parts larger than 6.5 ft and/or up to 4,400 lbs in weight. The ATOS ScanBox series is a turnkey solution for automating 3D scanning and inspection applications.
Hirose Electric has developed the DF61 Series, a low-profile double-locking wire-to-board connector with the capacity to handle up to 5 Amps and 350 Volts. The DF61 Series is a rugged, 2-position connector that features a unique “Swing Lock” design that utilizes a positive and friction lock together to deliver a cable pull force resistance of 10 N.
The BLDC motor is a synchronous electric motor that has coils wound around the stationary lamination stack of a stator—not a rotating armature—and magnets mounted on a rotor. This basic design has allowed engineers to create BLDC motors small enough to fit into portable ventilators used in hospitals, emergency vehicles, and homes.
Engineers and buyers in the medical device manufacturing industry should note the following date: July 22, 2014. That is the day medical electronics must comply with the EU’s Restriction on Hazardous Substances (RoHS) regulation. Medical devices have so far been exempt from RoHS, which requires the elimination of lead, cadmium, mercury, and other substances from electronics.
Dispense Works has released a new device, ideal for larger dispensing applications. The RG 4836 Series offers machine tool performance in standard travels up to 4’ x 8’. Configurations for single and 2 part material dispensing are included.