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ICSA Labs and IHE USA Team Up to Deliver New Certification That Assures Security, Interoperability of Health Information Technology

December 4, 2012 2:29 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

IHE USA, a nonprofit organization that drives adoption of standards-based interoperability to improve patient care, and ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, unveiled on Tuesday (Dec. 4) a new certification program aimed at assuring the security and interoperability of health ...

Compressus Names Joe Lavelle as COO

December 4, 2012 2:25 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2012 /- Compressus, a medical software company offering a proven interoperability and workflow platform to the rapidly growing healthcare IT market, announced that Joe Lavelle is joining the company as Chief Operations Officer.   Lavelle has worked in the healthcare industry for nearly 20 years in management consulting and information technology creat...

Mexico Logistics Report Released

December 4, 2012 2:05 pm | by Material Handling Industry of America | Comments

Mexico’s $68 billion trucking industry is led by 10 companies with revenues from $90 million to $220 million, according to the recently released Armstrong & Associates report titled "Mexico: Trucking, Railroads and Third-Party Logistics


MetaStat Announces Presentations at the 2012 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

December 4, 2012 12:31 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MONTCLAIR, N.J., Dec. 4, 2012 /- MetaStat, Inc. ("MetaStat" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MTST), a life science company focused on understanding and treating systemic metastasis, today announced that John S. Condeelis, Ph.D., Chairman of MetaStat's Scientific Advisory Board, and Joan Jones, M.D., a member of MetaStat's Clinical Advisory Board, will be presenting data on the Company's li...

Opportunity and Market for Decision Diagnostics (OTCBB: DECN) Shasta GenStrip(R), at Home Diagnostic for Testing Blood Glucose

December 4, 2012 11:57 am | by The Associated Press | Comments (, an investor research portal specializing in sector research for independent investors, publishes CFA commentary for Decision Diagnostics Corp. (OTCBB: DECN) by Patrick J. Murphy of Murphy Analytics LLC, a provider of sponsored research coverage on...

Funding: Non-invasive renal ablation tech firm Kona Medical closes $40M Series C

December 4, 2012 11:38 am | by Mass Device | Comments

Kona Medical, maker of fully non-invasive ultrasound-based renal ablation technologies, closes a $40 million Series C round, bringing its total for the year to $70 million. Unlike other renal ablation systems, Kona's Surround Sound device uses external ultrasound to non-invasively target the nerves leading to and from the kidney, according to a press release.

New Survey Results Show That the Majority of Surveyed Crohn's Patients Prefer a Monitoring Method That Does Not Involve Sedation or Radiation

December 4, 2012 11:27 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Given Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIVN), a world leader in GI medical devices, and maker of PillCam® capsule endoscopy, today announced the results of Crohn's Voices, an online survey of Crohn's patients about their understanding of their condition, their approach to managing their condition with...

MichBio Joins in Announcing Formation of Medical Device Innovation Consortium

December 4, 2012 11:18 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2012--MichBio, the biosciences industry association in Michigan, joined U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg, FDA Center for Medical Device & Radiologic Health (CDRH) Director Dr. Jeff Shuren, LifeScience Alley...


Marietta Memorial Hospital Extends IT Outsourcing Contract with CareTech Solutions

December 4, 2012 11:04 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

TROY, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2012--CareTech Solutions announced today that Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, Ohio extended its IT services contract with the company, including responsibility for: IT strategy, IT leadership, data center management, clinical help desk, and remote...

Lighthouse Imaging Becomes a Novation-Awarded Supplier, Offering Hospital and Medical Center Members Group Purchasing Power for Endoscope Testing Equipment

December 4, 2012 10:48 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Lighthouse Imaging, LLC, a provider of endoscope image quality test equipment, announces it has become a Novation-awarded Supplier. This agreement offers the 2,500 hospitals within the network of member organizations and affiliates served by Novation market-leading pricing for...

Diabetes: Medtronic wins CE Mark for Sentrino continuous glucose monitor

December 4, 2012 10:25 am | by Mass Device | Comments

Medical device company Medtronic receives CE Mark approval for its Sentrino continuous glucose management system, the 1st minimally invasive continuous glucose monitoring system specifically designed for use in hospital critical care units.

Cognoptix Exclusively Licenses Alzheimer’s-Detection Technology from the University of California at San Diego: Color-Coded Markers of Beta Amyloid That Empower Doctors to Diagnose Alzheimer’s and Other Neural Diseases Through the Eyes

December 4, 2012 10:13 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

ACTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2012--Cognoptix, an emerging medical device company previously known as Neuroptix, announced today that it has exclusively licensed groundbreaking technology from the University of California at San Diego (“UC San Diego”), which Cognoptix has developed into an...

Edwards Lifesciences Forecasts Strong Sales and Earnings Growth in 2013

December 4, 2012 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW) Projected 13 to 16 Percent Underlying Global Sales Growth U.S. Launch Fuels Expected Global THV Sales of $710 to $790 Million ...

BioTime CEO Dr. Michael West Presents Product Development Update at World Stem Cell Summit 2012

December 4, 2012 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2012--BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTX), a biotechnology company that develops and markets products in the field of regenerative medicine, announced that Chief Executive Officer Michael D. West, Ph.D. will provide an update today on five products being...

Medical Device Veteran Peter Wehrly Joins NLT SPINE’s Board of Directors

December 4, 2012 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

KFAR SABA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2012--NLT SPINE, a developer of products for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS) and percutaneous procedures, announced today that Peter Wehrly has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Didier Toubia, NLT SPINE’s CEO, welcomed Mr. Wehrly, saying,...


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