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More Medevac in Singapore

July 14, 2011 2:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DUBAI, UAE, July 14, 2011 /-   World renowned for its multiculturalism and metropolitan economy, Singapore is fast becoming a key player in the global economy as a fore runner of industry. A global hotspot for medical tourism, Singapore sees an influx of almost 200,000 travellers a...

Medicsight, Ziosoft Team on Virtual Colonoscopy Detection Software

July 14, 2011 2:32 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

The software assists radiologists during reviews of CT colonography (CTC, a.k.a. virtual colonoscopy) images by automatically highlighting potential colorectal polyps, which are possible precursors to colorectal cancer.

IBM's Watson: Handy Radiologist Aide?

July 14, 2011 2:32 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Once programmed for radiology, this technology will save time and will be a handy assistant, but first PACS vendors much get on board with health records integration.

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Vapotherm Announces Approval in Canada for New High Flow Device Designed for Heliox

July 13, 2011 11:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

STEVENSVILLE, Md., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vapotherm, a privately held manufacturer of respiratory care devices for hospital and home use, announced today that it has received approval from the Medical Device Bureau of Health Canada for the Precision Flow® Heliox...

FDA: Surgical Placement of Mesh to Repair Pelvic Organ Prolapse Poses Risks

July 13, 2011 10:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued an updated safety communication warning health care providers and patients that surgical placement of mesh through the vagina to repair pelvic organ prolapse may expose patients...

Kimberly-Clark Launches KimVent Multi-Access Port Closed Suction System

July 13, 2011 10:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ROSWELL, Ga., July 13, 2011 /- Marking a significant advance in the fight against Ventilator-associated Pneumonia (VAP), Kimberly-Clark Health Care today announced its launch of KimVent Multi-Access Port (MAP) Closed Suction Systems. The new system features a compact rotating manifold...

Stryker Ends Distribution Agreement With Corin PLC

July 13, 2011 7:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MAHWAH, N.J., July 13, 2011 /- Stryker Corporation's Orthopaedics division has reached a mutual agreement with Corin PLC in which Corin will resume direct distribution of the Cormet Hip Resurfacing System. Stryker will no longer act as a distributor of the product. "Distribution of a hip...

Lilly Donation to Patient Advocate Foundation Expands Services and Access for Patients With Most Common Form of Lung Cancer

July 13, 2011 7:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS, July 13, 2011 /- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) announced that it has made a charitable contribution to the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF). The donation will enable expansion of the foundation's patient services programs, including Case Management and Co-Pay Relief...

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MetroSouth Surgeon Pioneers Hybrid Treatment of Large Hiatal Hernias and Reflux

July 13, 2011 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BLUE ISLAND, Ill., July 13, 2011 /- Chronic reflux patients who also suffer from large hiatal hernias can now get relief in just one visit to the operating room. MetroSouth Medical Center general surgeon Felipe Gracias, MD, Palos Park, is the first physician in Illinois to treat both...

Kessler is the First Rehabilitation Center in the Nation to Use New Robotic Gait Training System

July 13, 2011 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WEST ORANGE, N.J., July 13, 2011 /- Kessler Foundation ( www.kesslerfoundation.org ) and Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation ( www.kessler-rehab.com ) are the first rehabilitation centers in the U.S. to implement the new LokomatPro V6, an advanced robotic training system designed to...

Henry Schein Cares Foundation and Henry Schein Cares Contribute More Than $375,000 in Financial and Product Donations for Disaster Relief Efforts on Three Continents

July 13, 2011 4:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MELVILLE, N.Y., July 13, 2011 /- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC ), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, and the Henry Schein Cares Foundation, Inc., announced today a contribution of more than $375,000 in financial and product...

Gerresheimer Reports Strong Revenues and Earnings Growth in the Second Quarter

July 13, 2011 12:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DUESSELDORF, Germany, July 13, 2011 /-   Group revenues grow by 7.6 percent at constant exchange rates in the second quarter of 2011 Adjusted EBITDA margin is 19.8 percent Net income increases to EUR 13.3m Successful conclusion of refinancing Gerresheimer AG, one of the leading...

Particle Sciences and Absorption Systems Form Relationship to Offer their Clients Enhanced Services

July 12, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BETHLEHEM, Pa., July 12, 2011 /- Particle Sciences Inc. (PSI), a leading pharmaceutical CRO, and Absorption Systems, a leading provider of pre-clinical pharmacokinetic services, announced today that the two companies are working together to provide their clients with enhanced drug...

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Vapotherm Announces New Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Hippo Medical for South Korea

July 12, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

STEVENSVILLE, Md., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vapotherm, a privately held manufacturer of respiratory care devices for hospital and home use, announced today that it has signed a new exclusive distribution agreement with Hippo Medical of Seoul, Korea.  Hippo will cover...

New FDA-Cleared Sensititre® AIM™ Automated Inoculation Delivery System Provides Faster, Accurate Dosing of MIC Plates for Microbiology Laboratories

July 12, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CLEVELAND, July 12, 2011 /- Magellan Biosciences, a global manufacturer of products designed to make diagnostic testing easier, more cost-effective, and less labor intensive, announced the FDA clearance of its new TREK Diagnostic Systems-brand Sensititre AIM Automated Inoculation Delivery...

Hunter Shkolnik of Rheingold Valet Moves to Napoli Bern Ripka, LLP

July 12, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, July 12, 2011 /- After more than fifteen (15) years as a Senior Partner in the New York personal injury firm Rheingold, Valet, Rheingold, Shkolnik & McCartney, LLP, Hunter Shkolnik has joined Napoli Bern Ripka, LLP ("Napoli Bern") as a Senior Partner of the firm, which will...

CSA Medical Completes $12.6 Million Series A Financing With Additional Venture Investment From Blue Heron Capital

July 12, 2011 9:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BALTIMORE, July 12, 2011 /- CSA Medical, Inc., the leading developer of novel Spray Cryotherapy devices that flash freeze and treat diseased tissue inside the body, today announced that it has completed an oversubscribed $12.6 million Series A Preferred Stock financing with the addition...

B. Braun Acquires Patent for Enhanced Wireless Communication Between Medical Devices and Hospital Information Management Systems

July 12, 2011 9:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BETHLEHEM, Pa., July 12, 2011 /- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) announced today that it has acquired US patent 7,933,780, which was issued April 26, 2011, and two pending applications, providing the Company patent rights related to enhanced communication between medical devices and...

Elsevier Launches Current Opinion in Virology

July 12, 2011 9:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AMSTERDAM, July 12, 2011 /- - Helping Virologists Keep Up- to- Date in a Fast -moving Field Elsevier ( http://www.elsevier.com ) has announced the publication of the first issue of Current Opinion in Virology - a new journal in its prestigious Current Opinion series, publishing six issues...

UBM TechInsights Hires Medical Devices Industry Veteran Bill Betten

July 12, 2011 9:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

OTTAWA, Ontario, July 12, 2011 /- UBM TechInsights, the leader in technical intelligence and intellectual property consulting services for technology companies, announced today that medical devices industry veteran Bill Betten has joined the company as Sr. Technical Advisor, Medical...

Ignite Health Hires Brian Lefkowitz as Chief Creative Officer

July 12, 2011 9:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., July 12, 2011 /- Ignite Health, an inVentiv Health company, and a new breed of healthcare agency combining best-in-class branding with first-in-class digital innovation, recently hired Brian Lefkowitz as Chief Creative Officer. Lefkowitz will be responsible for leading all...

A. John Blair III, MD, to Present at eHealth Initiative HIE Forum

July 12, 2011 9:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FISHKILL, N.Y., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A. John Blair III, MD, CEO of MedAllies, will be among a select group of thought leaders to present at the July 15 eHealth Initiative 2011 National Forum on Health Information Exchange in Washington, D.C. Blair will participate in a...

Top U.S. Hypertension Hot Spots Revealed

July 12, 2011 9:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DEERFIELD, Ill., July 12, 2011 /- A national analysis conducted by Sperling's BestPlaces, sponsored by Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., identifies the nation's Hypertension Hot Spots, or cities that face the most challenges due to hypertension risk factors and complications....

Take Lung Tumor CTs with a Grain of Salt

July 12, 2011 9:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Quirks associated with CT measurement can give a false impression of lung-tumor growth, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Why Your Practice Needs "Troubleshooter" Employees

July 12, 2011 9:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Consider appointing some troubleshooters, who can be on the lookout for problems before they snowball out of control, are ready to pinch-hit for coworkers who see trouble brewing, and follow through on issues to make sure they were really settled.

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