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Merit Medical Signs Agreement to Acquire Thomas Medical Products, a Unit of GE Healthcare

November 27, 2012 9:55 am | by Globe Newswire | News | Comments

Merit Medical Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used primarily in cardiology, radiology and endoscopy, today announced that it has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire Thomas Medical Products, Inc. ("Thomas Medical") from GE Healthcare in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $167 million...

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Medica and Compamed 2012 Reflect Status of Medical Market

November 27, 2012 9:50 am | News | Comments

The recent staging of MEDICA 2012, International Trade Fair with Congress – World Forum for Medicine, and the concurrently held COMPAMED 2012, International Trade Fair – High tech solutions for medical technology, in Düsseldorf, Germany reflected the demand for medical technology and products with stable attendance figures: 130,600 visitors from 120 countries...

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AACR and Millennium Partner to Offer Two New Grant Opportunities for Lymphoma Research and Prostate Cancer Research

November 27, 2012 9:50 am | by AACR | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — The American Association for Cancer Research and Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company are pleased to announce a new partnership and call for applications for two grant opportunities to support lymphoma and prostate cancer research. The 2013 AACR-Millennium Fellowship in Lymphoma Research and the 2013 AACR-Millennium Fellowship in Prostate Cancer Research will each provide [...]

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AtCor Medical Receives FDA Clearance for SphygmoCor(R) XCEL

November 27, 2012 9:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

AtCor Medical (ASX: ACG), the developer and marketer of SphygmoCor® systems, which non-invasively measures central aortic blood pressure and arterial stiffness, today announced that it had received 510(k) marketing clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its SphygmoCor®...

Largest Canadian Cancer Research Center Announces 33rd Study Supported by Medidata Clinical Cloud Technology for Data Capture and Management

November 27, 2012 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 27, 2012--Medidata Solutions (NASDAQ: MDSO) marked another key milestone in its support of government-funded oncology research with Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, starting its 33 rd electronic study running on Medidata’s clinical development technology. With...

Supreme Court reopens Obamacare challenge

November 27, 2012 8:29 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

The Supreme Court allows a lower court to revisit a legal challenge to the individual insurance mandate contained in President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare law. The Supreme Court this week revisited the landmark healthcare reform decision that originally upheld the Affordable Care Act's individual insurance mandate.

Cerner Partners With Global Capacity to Offer Cerner(R) Skybox Connect(TM)

November 27, 2012 8:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Global Capacity, the leading telecommunications information and logistics company, announces that Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ: CERN), a global health care IT company focused on optimizing care delivery for health care organizations around the world, has...

Carbylan Biosurgery, Inc. and Shanghai Jingfeng Pharmaceutical Corporation Announce License Agreement

November 27, 2012 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Carbylan Biosurgery, Inc. announced today that Shanghai Jingfeng Pharmaceutical Corporation (Jingfeng) has licensed rights to Carbylan's Hydros-TA technology and related products for the Greater China territory. Under the terms of the agreement, Jingfeng received an exclusive license and...

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Cardiovascular Systems Completes Patient Enrollment in Orbit II Coronary Trial

November 27, 2012 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 27, 2012--Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSI) (NASDAQ: CSII), today announced it has completed enrollment in its ORBIT II clinical trial, enrolling 443 patients. ORBIT II is evaluating the safety and effectiveness of the company’s orbital atherectomy technology...

HP Unleashes the Power of Operational Analytics to Optimize Performance for Hybrid Environments

November 27, 2012 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced a new version of HP Business Service Management (BSM) software, the first solution of its kind to use big data analytics to improve the performance and availability of business software across mobile and hybrid IT environments. With the increasing use of...

Endosense Secures USD 40.3 Million/CHF 37.4 Million Series C Financing

November 27, 2012 7:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 27, 2012--Endosense, a pioneer and leader in force-sensing technology focused on improving the efficacy and safety of catheter ablation for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, has announced the close of a USD 40.3 million/CHF 37.4 million series C financing. Led by...

CardioDx Announces Participation in Landmark NHLBI Trial of Strategies for Assessment of Stable Patients With Symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease

November 27, 2012 7:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 27, 2012--CardioDx, Inc., a pioneer in the field of cardiovascular genomic diagnostics, today announced participation in the Prospective Multicenter Imaging Study for Evaluation of Chest Pain (PROMISE), the first large randomized trial using clinical...

TriReme Announces a New Round of Financing Totalling US$18 Million

November 27, 2012 6:28 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PLEASANTON, Calif., Nov. 27, 2012 /- TriReme Medical, Inc. and its affiliates (TriReme) announced today a new round of financing that brings a total of US$18 million into the group. The round is led by Luminor Capital of Singapore and includes major existing investors and new Asian investors. TriReme provides a range of innovative solutions for complex lesions and proceeds of the ne...

Research and Markets: Netherlands Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2018 - Arthroscopy, Cranio Maxillofacial Fixation (CMF), Hip Reconstruction, Knee Reconstruction, Spinal Surgery, Orthobiologics, Trauma Fixation and Others

November 27, 2012 5:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 27, 2012--Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zmc3mb/netherlands ) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Netherlands Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2018 - Arthroscopy, Cranio Maxillofacial Fixation (CMF), Hip...

Research and Markets: Russian Federation Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2018

November 27, 2012 5:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 27, 2012--Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f93w66/russian ) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Russian Federation Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2018 - Arthroscopy, Cranio Maxillofacial Fixation (CMF), Hip...

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