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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

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,...

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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

Device Tax: We Need Action by Summer, Paulsen Says

February 4, 2013 3:43 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Medical device industry advocate Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) says Congress needs to act on the medical device tax by "late spring, early summer" this year. Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.), an unrelenting opponent of the medical device tax that took effect at the start of the year, still sees avenues for repeal tied to larger discussions of corporate tax reform. News Well, Capitol Hill, Medical Device Taxread more

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Sunshine Act Survey: More Than 50% of Physicians Unprepared

February 4, 2013 3:05 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MMIS' third annual survey of doctors and their knowledge of the Sunshine Act found that physicians are actually less informed than they were one year ago. With the release of the final rules implementing the Sunshine Act on February 1,...

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CTIA-The Wireless Association Highlights Connected Health Benefits and Potential

February 4, 2013 3:03 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to the power of wireless technology, medical professionals are discovering new ways to save lives. In this month's Wonder of Wireless webcast and on its blog, CTIA-The Wireless Association® shows how connected health...

Kalyspo Awarded Best of Ann Arbor SPARK Boot Camp

February 4, 2013 2:22 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

At the conclusion of Ann Arbor SPARK's 21 st Entrepreneur Boot Camp, Kalyspo, LLC was awarded Best of Boot Camp and Pharma Form Solutions won the new Most Committed to the Business Model Canvas Process Award. As chosen by a panel of investors who rated Boot Camp participants' pitches, Best of Boot Camp winner Kalyspo received membership t...

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