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Zimmer Continuum® Acetabular System Becomes Zimmer's Best Selling Hip Construct

February 16, 2011 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 16, 2011 /- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH ; SIX: ZMH), a leader in musculoskeletal care, today announced that its Continuum® Acetabular System recently became the Company's best-selling hip construct.  Introduced in late 2009, the Continuum Acetabular System...

Zimmer Showcases Newly Acquired Line of Surgical Power Tools at 2011 AAOS Annual Meeting

February 16, 2011 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 16, 2011 /- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH ; SIX: ZMH), a global leader in musculoskeletal care, today announced it will showcase a new line of orthopaedic surgical power tools as part of the Company's exhibit at the 2011 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)...

Jardogs' FollowMyHealthâ„¢ Universal Health Record Receives ONC-ATCB Certification

February 16, 2011 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Feb. 16, 2011 /- Jardogs announced that its Universal Health Record (UHR) FollowMyHealth™ v1.0 is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as an EHR Module on January 27th, 2011 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an...

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AirPal Receives Patent for Inflatable Patient Positioning Systems

February 16, 2011 7:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NORTH WALES, Pa., Feb. 16, 2011 /- AirPal, a medical device manufacturer headquartered in North Wales, Pennsylvania, has received notification of allowance from the U.S. Patent Office for its modular system of inflatable devices used to position patients for situations such as difficult...

Brain Wave Monitoring Provided for the Home

February 16, 2011 6:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

At the 2011 Medical Device & Manufacturing conference and exhibition in Anaheim, imec and Holst Centre presented breakthroughs in enabling technologies for wireless EEG (electroencephalogram) systems that allow for continuous ambulatory monitoring.

Hospitalists at New England Baptist Hospital Choose MedAptus

February 16, 2011 4:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOSTON, Feb. 16, 2011 /- MedAptus®, the market leader for charge capture technologies, today announced that New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) has selected the company's Professional Intelligent Charge Capture technology for its inpatient medicine providers. The NEBH hospitalist...

Valeant Pharmaceuticals to Present at RBC Capital Markets' 2011 Healthcare Conference

February 16, 2011 4:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Feb. 16, 2011 /- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX ) (TSX: VRX) today announced members of its senior management team will make a presentation at the RBC Capital Markets' 2011 Healthcare Conference on Thursday, March 3, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. ET....

New Mexico Software Initiates Medical Second Opinion Service via Telemedicine for Remote Consultation Review

February 16, 2011 4:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb. 16, 2011 /- New Mexico Software, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NMXC ), a developer of medical IT services and solutions that enable improved and faster communication within the healthcare community, announced today the company will begin providing second opinion...

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CSL Behring Marks World Hemophilia Day with Coagulation Factor Donation to World Federation of Hemophilia

February 16, 2011 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. and MONTREAL, Feb. 16, 2011 /- As a means of aiding the World Federation of Hemophilia's (WFH) progress in improving the diagnosis and treatment of hemophilia in developing countries through its Global Alliance for Progress (GAP) program, CSL Behring has committed to...

Covidien Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of New LigaSure(TM) Instrument

February 16, 2011 2:34 am | by Covidien | News | Comments

New "small jaw device" puts multi-functionality in the surgeon's hands BOULDER, Colo., Feb 16, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the...

Which Pharmacy Chain Offers GermBullet® Inhaler to Fight Exposure to Cold and Flu Viruses and Bacteria?

February 16, 2011 12:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 16, 2011 /- One of America's two largest drug store chains has a special GermBullet® dispenser on its pharmacy counters in nearly 3,000 stores.   To help introduce this amazing new 100% organic product, GermBullet is giving away through March 4 thousands...

Health care spending: Study shows high imaging costs for defensive purposes

February 15, 2011 9:32 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Nearly 35 percent of all the imaging costs ordered for 2,068 orthopedic patient encounters in Pennsylvania were ordered for defensive purposes, according to a new study presented today at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of...

Wireless Heart Implant Reduces Hospitalizations

February 15, 2011 7:34 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A pressure-sensing implant helps heart-failure patients stay healthy.

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Boston Scientific Acquires Two Novel Technologies to Treat Peripheral Chronic Total Occlusions

February 15, 2011 12:32 pm | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

New products expand treatment options for healthcare providers

Genus Oncology, LLC Announces Initiation of Phase I Trial of GO-203-2c in Patients With Solid Tumors

February 15, 2011 10:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

VERNON HILLS, Ill., Feb. 15, 2011 /- Genus Oncology, LLC, a clinical-stage company focused on commercializing novel drugs for treatment of cancer, announced it has successfully filed an Investigational New Drug (IND) application with the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and has...

Mobile MIM, First FDA-Cleared Diagnostic Medical Imaging App, Now Available on the U.S. App Store

February 15, 2011 10:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CLEVELAND, Feb. 15, 2011 /- MIM Software Inc., a leading global provider of medical imaging software, announced today that Mobile MIM™ is available on the U.S. App Store. This news follows the FDA's announcement on February 4 that the app had received 510(k) clearance for remote...

Preventing Fires in the Operating Room -- APSF video

February 15, 2011 9:32 am | by USFoodandDrugAdmin | Videos | Comments

An estimated 600 surgical fires occur each year in the U.S. Although most are minor, some result in serious injury, disfigurement, or even death. The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) says the vast majority of these fires are preventable. With the assistance of ECRI Institute,...

More Patient Burns from Dental Handpieces

February 15, 2011 9:31 am | by USFoodandDrugAdmin | Videos | Comments

FDA is again alerting dental professionals about the possibility of serious patient burns from electric dental handpieces that overheat. Some patients have experienced third-degree burns that required reconstructive surgery. Although FDA issued a warning about this problem in 2007, the...

Alarming Monitor Problems

February 15, 2011 9:30 am | by USFoodandDrugAdmin | Videos | Comments

An FDA article in the journal Nursing2009 describes problems that can arise with the use alarms on patient monitoring equipment. From 2005 through 2008, FDA received 566 reports of patient deaths related to the alarms on monitoring devices. Part of the problem is that alarms can very...

Endologix Announces Presentation of Favorable Initial PEVAR Trial Results

February 15, 2011 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /- Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELGX ), developer of minimally invasive treatments for aortic disorders, announced today the presentation of the initial clinical results from the PEVAR Trial at the 2011 iCON (International Congress of Endovascular Specialists)...

First Medical-Grade Consumer Sleep Assessment Monitor Has Wristwatch Form-Factor And Uses Nordic 2.4ghz ANT Transceivers

February 15, 2011 6:42 am | News | Comments

The ReadiBandâ„¢ from Fatigue Science is the only consumer friendly, scientifically validated sleep assessment product to provide medical grade results without requiring users to stay overnight in a specialist sleep clinic.

DJO Incorporated Completes Business Integration and Changes Name to DJO Global, Inc.

February 15, 2011 6:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DJO Global, Inc., previously DJO Incorporated, a global provider of medical device solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health, and pain management, today announced that it has changed its name in recognition of the successful completion...

Dynatronics Announces $1 Million Stock Buyback Program

February 15, 2011 6:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 15, 2011 /- Dynatronics Corporation (Nasdaq: DYNT ) today announced that its board of directors has approved a $1 million open market share repurchase program of the company's common stock.   "This decision reflects the confidence of management and our board of...

HealthWarehouse.com Acquires Online Division of Hocks Pharmacy

February 15, 2011 6:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CINCINNATI, Feb. 15, 2011 /- HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: HEWA), a leading retail mail-order pharmacy, today announced that it has consummated two separate transactions to acquire all the online assets of Hock Pharmacy, an online reseller of over-the-counter medications,...

Fred Funk Becomes Spokesperson for Stryker Orthopaedics

February 15, 2011 6:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MAHWAH, N.J., Feb. 15, 2011 /- Stryker Corporation's Orthopaedics Division today announced that Fred Funk, one of the most recognizable names and personalities in professional golf, has become a spokesperson for the company. A 20-year veteran of the sport and current member of the PGA...

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