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Patent Granted for Simbionix Procedure Rehearsal Studioâ„¢

August 10, 2011 7:45 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CLEVELAND, Ohio, August 10, 2011 /- Simbionix USA Corporation, the world's leading provider of medical simulation training and education products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce it has been granted a patent in the UK for its innovative...

Misonix Announces Entry Into Surgical Wound Debridement

August 10, 2011 7:45 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Aug. 10, 2011 /- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON ), a medical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products worldwide for wound debridement, spinal surgery, cosmetic surgery, neurosurgery, laparoscopic surgery, and other...

Flagler Hospital Selects the Sunrise Enterprise Acute Care Solution From Allscripts

August 10, 2011 7:44 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHICAGO and ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Aug. 10, 2011 /- Flagler Hospital , ranked one of America's 50 best hospitals, has selected the Sunrise Enterprise ™ suite of clinical and financial solutions from Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX).  In addition to implementing Sunrise within the...


NWBT Highlights Cost Effectiveness of DCVax® in View of Recent Immunotherapy Pricing Concerns

August 10, 2011 7:43 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 10, 2011 /- Northwest Biotherapeutics (OTC.BB: NWBO) reminded markets, in response to recent investor concerns about Dendreon's Provenge immune therapy, that NWBT's DCVax® immune therapies for a broad range of cancers (including prostate, brain, ovarian and...

AACR Mourns the Loss of Two Champions of Biomedical Research

August 10, 2011 7:41 am | by AACR | News | Comments

Tweet PHILADELPHIA — The American Association for Cancer Research is deeply saddened by the loss of former National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Bernadine P. Healy, M.D., and former Sen. Mark O. Hatfield, two distinguished leaders who separately championed the promise of...

Aprima and Health Care Strategies Join Forces to Improve the Financial Health of Physicians

August 10, 2011 7:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DALLAS, Aug. 10, 2011 /- Aprima Medical Software announced today the acquisition of Health Care Strategies (HCS), a leading provider of Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) services to physician offices throughout the U.S. HCS has consistently achieved significant gains in receivables...

GNS Healthcare Announces Collaboration With Bristol-Myers Squibb

August 10, 2011 7:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 10, 2011 /- GNS Healthcare, Inc., (GNS) the leading healthcare analytics company focused on enabling personalized medicine to improve human health, today announced that it has entered into a collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY ) focused on the...

Premier Awards Sixth Consecutive Contract to Instrumentation Laboratory for Critical Care Portfolio

August 10, 2011 7:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 10, 2011 /- Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) today announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract for its critical care portfolio with Premier Purchasing Partners, the group purchasing organization of the Premier healthcare alliance.  This is the sixth...


UK's 1st Total Artificial Heart Patient Discharged Home Using Freedom® Portable Driver

August 10, 2011 7:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 10, 2011 /- SynCardia Systems, Inc. ( ), manufacturer of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart , announced today that on Aug. 2, Papworth Hospital in Cambridge discharged the United Kingdom's first Total Artificial Heart patient to wait for a...

Enigma Diagnostics and GSK Announce Collaboration on Assay Development and Commercialization of Enigma's ML Platform

August 10, 2011 7:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LONDON and OXFORD, England, Aug. 10, 2011 /- Enigma Diagnostics Limited (Enigma) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) today announced that they have signed agreements for the supply and commercialization on an exclusive basis of the Enigma® ML system in Europe and other designated key...

CT Study Stratifies Death Risk of Coronary Artery Disease

August 10, 2011 5:39 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

A study assessing CT angiographs of nearly 25,000 patients presumed to be free of coronary artery disease (CAD) has shown both obstructive and nonobstructive forms of the disease to increase the risk of death.

Boston Scientific Launches Neuromodulation Learning Institute To Enhance Clinical Education For Spinal Cord Stimulation(2)

August 10, 2011 4:39 am | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

Company also introduces industry's first iPhone®/iPad® app for healthcare professionals using SCS

An Easier Test for TB

August 9, 2011 9:44 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A study suggests that an electronic nose could sniff out tuberculosis in a urine sample.

Advertisement Features Essential Patient and Physician Resources for Critical Childbirth Complications

August 9, 2011 5:43 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 9, 2011 /- Theramed Corporation, Glenveigh Medical, and Body1, Inc. announce the launch of a website on critical childbirth complications at . In addition to providing product information for ebb™ and jetty™,...

HITECH Act Puts Security of Electronic Medical Records in Hands of Hosting Providers

August 9, 2011 11:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 9, 2011 /- The HITECH Act is a law that requires healthcare organizations to convert medical records into electronic files and protecting this online data is at the forefront of many leading managed hosting providers. INetU ( ) president Dev Chanchani, a...

AlloSource Joins Alliance for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Device Manufacturers Association

August 9, 2011 11:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 9, 2011 /- AlloSource, a leading developer, processor and distributor of bone and soft-tissue allografts for use in surgical procedures around the world, today announced two new key affiliations with the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM) and the Medical...

Affordable Healthcare Electronics Effects in the Long Term

August 9, 2011 11:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- In the 55th international medical devices exhibition held in Shenzhen Exhibition Centre, a great variety of healthcare products are striving to enter into personal families. Compared with large medical equipment exhibited in only one...

Contained Medication System Now Keeping Hospitals Compliant With Latest Legislation

August 9, 2011 8:44 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Aug. 9, 2011 /- In its efforts to further advance best practices with the continuous improvement of safety, B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) announced today that its OnGuard™ Contained Medication System can help increase institution and new legislation compliance...

St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center Chooses CareTech Solutions' CareWorksâ„¢ CMS

August 9, 2011 8:44 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TROY, Mich., Aug. 9, 2011 /- CareTech Solutions, an information technology and Web products and services provider for more than 180 U.S. hospitals, announced today that St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, New York selected its content management system (CMS),...

Ingenious Med Founder Steven Liu Named Physician Entrepreneur of the Year

August 9, 2011 8:44 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ATLANTA, Aug. 9, 2011 /- Ingenious Med Inc., leaders in electronic charge capture and practice management, is pleased to announce founder and chairman Steven Liu, M.D. is the 2011 recipient of Modern Physician's annual Physician Entrepreneur of the Year Award. An editorial review board...

Cyberonics to Report Fiscal Year 2012 First Quarter Results and Host Conference Call on August 25, 2011

August 9, 2011 8:44 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HOUSTON, Aug. 9, 2011 /- Cyberonics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYBX ) today announced that the company will report financial results for the first quarter ended July 29, 2011 of its fiscal year ending April 27, 2012, on Thursday, August 25, 2011, before regular market trading hours.  The company...

Allergy Technologies LLC Provides Over $100,000 in a Research Grant to The Ohio State University for the Study of Bed Bugs

August 9, 2011 8:44 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AMBLER, Pa., Aug. 9, 2011 /- Allergy Technologies LLC, manufacturer of Active Guard™ mattress liners, is sponsoring a new bed bug research program at The Ohio State University through an initial $100,000+ grant provided by the Company. This new endeavor will examine the importance...

Comparative Study Confirms Enox Biopharma's Antimicrobial Superiority to Commercially Available Silver Coated Catheters

August 9, 2011 8:44 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 9, 2011 /- Enox Biopharma, Inc., a leader in nitric oxide delivery technology for the prevention of hospital acquired infections today announced on line publication of scientific results demonstrating superior efficacy in blocking growth of E.coli on the...

Vyatta Virtual Firewall Addresses HIPAA Compliance for Thrasys

August 9, 2011 8:44 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BELMONT, Calif., Aug. 9, 2011 /- Vyatta , the leader in software-based networking for physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures, today announced that the Vyatta virtual machine and virtual firewall solutions have been selected to provide HIPAA compliant network security for Thrasys,...

Study of Tricuspid Valve Mechanics Uncovers Causes for Leakage

August 9, 2011 8:40 am | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Millions experience leakage from their heart's tricuspid valve, but what causes it is not well understood. A new study found that either dilating the valve opening or displacing the papillary muscles that control its operation can cause the valve to leak.

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