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Hotspur Technologies Appoints Fred Khosravi Chairman of the Board

June 14, 2011 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 14, 2011 /- Hotspur Technologies, a leading developer of catheter-based technologies aimed at restoring blood flow for patients with obstructed vessels, today announced the appointment of Fred Khosravi to the newly-created position of Chairman of its Board of...


North Shore-LIJ Health System Selects SIS Anesthesia

June 14, 2011 4:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

ATLANTA, June 14, 2011 /- Surgical Information Systems ("SIS"), a leader in perioperative information systems , announced that North Shore-LIJ Health System has extended its enterprise agreement with SIS by selecting SIS Anesthesia as its anesthesia documentation solution. The...


Linet Multicare® Hospital Bed Selected to Participate in National Program Highlighting Commitment to Healthcare Performance Improvement, Innovation

June 14, 2011 1:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 14, 2011 /- Linet was recently selected by the Premier healthcare alliance to showcase the Multicare hospital bed as a part of a national program focusing on innovation and performance improvement in healthcare. (Logo:...


China Medical Technologies Announces the Purchase of its ADSs by Chengxuan in the Open Market

June 13, 2011 11:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BEIJING, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED ), a leading China-based advanced in-vitro diagnostic ("IVD") company, today announced that Chengxuan, a major shareholder which is owned by Mr. Xiaodong Wu, Chairman and...


Mitsubishi Chemical Medience Corporation Receives 510(k) Clearance for PATHFAST® cTnI-II (cardiac Troponin I) Test in U.S.

June 13, 2011 9:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

TOKYO, June 14, 2011 /- Mitsubishi Chemical Medience Corporation announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) premarketing notification clearance to the PATHFAST® cTnI-II (cardiac Troponin I) diagnostic test, clearing the way for its sale in the...


Medical Smart Cards find their Niche

June 13, 2011 8:36 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

Unified health systems and limited infrastructure offer opportunities to medical-IT innovators.

AngioDynamics CEO resigns, outlook disappoints

June 13, 2011 3:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Shares of AngioDynamics Inc. fell in after-hours trading after the medical device maker announced the immediate resignation of CEO and President Jan Keltjens, and issued a fiscal fourth-quarter profit projection that's short of Wall Street expectations.Scott Solano, a senior vice president and...

Hospital Outcomes Research Named "Article of the Year"

June 13, 2011 12:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PHILADELPHIA, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health services researchers who studied controversial aspects of Medicare spending and quality of patient care received a prestigious award yesterday from the nation's largest health services research professional association. The...


FDA News & Notes - Week of June 13, 2011

June 13, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Science, public health, and regulatory highlights from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. I nformation in this document is designed for credentialed journalists. Release dates and times for items are current as of June 13,...


Chicago Based Share Your Soles Expanding to Become Global Shoe Donation Leader

June 13, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHICAGO, June 13, 2011 /- Chicago based Share Your Soles marked its twelfth anniversary of giving this year.  This wasn't just an anniversary celebration for Mona Purdy, Founder of Share Your Soles, but a celebration marking over 1.2 million pairs of shoes donated to those in need in...


Reportlinker Adds Global Electrophysiology Mapping and Ablation Devices Industry

June 13, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, June 13, 2011 /- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Electrophysiology Mapping and Ablation Devices Industry...


Risperidone (Risperdal) and Ropinirole (Requip): Medication Errors - Name Confusion

June 13, 2011 11:34 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Healthcare Professionals reminded to clearly print or spell out the medication name on prescriptions.

Little Support for GOP Plan to Privatize Medicare: Poll

June 13, 2011 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NORWALK, Conn., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll finds little support for privatizing Medicare, even though most people agree the government-sponsored health insurance program for older Americans needs major changes if it is to survive. (Logo:...


Summary Box: Aetna buys Genworth Medicare business

June 13, 2011 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

THE DEAL: Aetna Inc. said Monday it will buy Genworth Financial Inc.'s Continental Life Insurance Co. for about $290 million. Continental Life's business includes Medicare supplement insurance, accident and health coverage and some coverage for funeral services and other financial expenses.GROWTH...

Dong-A PharmTech Co., Ltd. and Dr. Falk Pharma GmbH Announce Positive Data in Portal Hypertension With Udenafil

June 13, 2011 8:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SEOUL, South Korea, June 13, 2011 /- Dong-A PharmTech Co., Ltd. and Dr. Falk Pharma GmbH announced positive results from an initial safety and efficacy portal hypertension study in man using udenafil, its new long-active phosphodiesterase inhibitor. The data was presented by the principal...



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