A startup called IntelligentM wants to make hospitals healthier by encouraging workers to clean their hands properly. Its solution is a bracelet that vibrates when the wearer has scrubbed sufficiently, giving employees a way to check their habits and letting employers know who is and isn’t doing things right.
Have a heart problem? If it's fixable, there's a good chance it can be done without surgery, using tiny tools and devices that are pushed through tubes into blood vessels. Heart care is in the midst of a transformation. Many problems that once required sawing through the breastbone and opening up...
FDA Approves GE Healthcare's AdreView™ (Iobenguane I 123 Injection) for Cardiac Risk Evaluation in Heart Failure PatientsMarch 22, 2013 7:07 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
GE Healthcare today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a new indication for AdreView™ (Iobenguane I 123 Injection), the first and only FDA approved molecular imaging agent to link nerve function in the heart to a patient’s mortality risk.
MediSwipe Inc. Announces Showcase of "MediScan DMS" and Digital Registry Technology at Treating Health Concerns Expo in Detroit, Michigan on March 22nd-24thMarch 22, 2013 4:45 pm | by GlobeNewswire | News | Comments
MediSwipe Inc., a patient security solutions and financial products company for the medicinal marijuana and health care industry, today announced that the company will be showcased and debut its proprietary cloud-based patient registry and health records data management system ("DMS") at the annual Treating Health Concerns Expo in Detroit, Michigan March 22nd-24th.
BEDFORD, Mass., March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today...
On Thursday, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics recommended that doctors tell patients about certain genetic disease risks if they accidentally find them when exploring a patient’s genome for another reason. However, the group does not recommend that doctors tell patients about all incidental findings.
A federal appeals court has sided with the Food and Drug Administration in a case brought by medical device maker Cytori, ruling that the agency was correct to reject fast-track approval for two company devices used to process adult stem cells. Cytori Therapeutics Inc. makes the Celution and...
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 22, 2013--Cytori Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CYTX) today announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ruled on the Company’s conjoined appeals (case no. 11-1268). The court upheld the FDA’s (Food and Drug Administration)...
HONG KONG , March 22, 2013 /- Johnson Electric today announced a miniature medication dosing system technology under the Johnson Medtech brand. The subsystem platform provides a high precision dosing accuracy over device operational life. The Johnson Medtech system design delivers dosing forces up to 100N for various medication viscosities within a compact package.
Cook Medical is gratified and U.S. patients are thankful for the bipartisan vote in the U.S. Senate on Thursday that overwhelmingly passed the Hatch-Klobuchar amendment to the Senate Budget Resolution to repeal the 2.3 percent tax on medical device sales in the United States.
It isn't every day that more than half the Democrats in the Senate vote to repeal part of President Barack Obama's health care law. But that's what happened Thursday night when the Senate voted 79-20 to repeal a 2.3 percent sales tax on medical devices such as catheters, pacemakers and MRI...
Minnesota Rubber and Plastics provides custom miniaturized components in a broad range of materials, giving designers more options and greater flexibility.
The Food and Drug Administration will require makers of heart-zapping defibrillators to submit more data on their safety and effectiveness following years of recalls of the emergency devices. Defibrillators use electric shocks to jolt the heart back to normal after patients collapse from cardiac arrest.
Groschopp Inc. introduces an updated Brushless DC (BLDC) motor and several gearmotor combinations. Due to the lack of wear components, the BLDC motor is considered to be a maintenance-free, high reliability motor with a life of 20,000 hours or more.
Mako Surgical filed a pair of lawsuits against Stanmore Implants alleging patent infringement over robotic surgery technology, and filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission over the alleged violations. The lawsuits accuse Stanmore of violating three patents covering haptic guidance systems for robotic surgery applications with its Sculptor robotic guidance arm.