Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) announced another ultra-low-power industry first with the ULP Advisor software code analysis tool, teaching developers how to create the most energy-efficient, ultra-low-power applications with TI’s MSP430 microcontrollers – and helping make the world greener one design at a time. Created by MSP430 microcontroller experts, the ULP Advisor tool is the first, true software-based, power-optimization teaching tool for microcontrollers that brings together decades of MSP430 microcontroller and ultra-low-power development experience.
Video captures encoderless tubular linear motors capable of speeds up to 250 inches per second with 12 micron repeatability. A new three minute video on the Dunkermotor website lets design engineers visualize the application potential for tubular linear servo motors. Designed for high speed and acceleration actuator applications, the Dunkermotor ServoTube linear motors employ solid state sensing to provide encoderless position information with repeatability of 12 microns (about one-eighth the diameter of a human hair) and speeds up to 250 inches per second.
A new electronic handbook on ultrasound guidance for vascular access and regional anesthesia aims to teach clinicians the basic physics of ultrasound and how to integrate the technology into routine anesthesia practice. Written by Dr. Pollard, who practices at St. Michael’s hospital in Toronto, Ontario, the book is available for download from the Ultrasonix website.
UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), announced today the launch of a free web-based tool that will help manufacturers assess their corporate sustainability efforts. Part of UL Environment's Sustainability Quotient (SQ) Program, this tool provides manufacturers with a preliminary analysis of their sustainability initiatives relative to the requirements of the UL 880 standard. The tool also aggregates responses from all survey respondents and provides an overall benchmark of sustainability progress to date.
Motion Industries, a leading distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation (MRO) replacement parts, has announced that their “YES” printed product catalog can now be ordered online at the company’s website.
Morgan Technical Ceramics - Wesgo Duramic (MTC Wesgo Duramic) announces that it has published a new brochure on its precision-engineered brazing fixtures, which are ideal for high temperature alumina ceramic applications.
Fabrico, a leader in flexible materials converting, announces advanced assembly capabilities for its more complex converting and assembly projects. The capabilities are highlighted on the company’s recently updated web site.
Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc., manufacturer of the industry’s most complete line of miniature fluid power products, has just released the all-new 356-page catalog. This full-line catalog includes features, specifications, technical drawings, color photographs, and application highlights throughout. Products can be found in six main categories, including Cylinders, Electronic Valves, Control Valves, Modular Valves, Fittings and Hose, and Air Preparation equipment.
Fabrico, the leader in design and manufacturing services for flexible materials and bonding, joining, and sealing solutions, is hosting a discussion on thermal management and LEDs on its site.
3D Systems Corporation announced the immediate availability of ZPrinter® and ProJet™ 3D printed parts to its growing lineup of on demand parts services.
Available FREE from MicroPower Direct, our new 2012 Product Guide provides extensive technical information on thousands of low cost, high performance power conversion products. Featured are DC/DC converters, AC/DC power supplies, high brightness LED drivers, POL switching regulators and a new line of IGBT drivers.
To help improve the way engineers search for EMI shielding products, Leader Tech recently converted its entire library of product catalogs to a new, interactive digital format. Each of the company’s Board, Enclosure, FerriShield Ferrite and Fabric Shielding Gasket brochures are now available online for instant browsing.
Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA) President Curtis Rooney today released the following statement regarding FDA’s release of a proposed rule on a Uniform Device Identifier (UDI) for implantable medical devices...
MassDevice.com assesses thechance that the U.S. Senate will vote to repeal the medical device tax. Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld healthcare reform, hopes for a repeal of the medical device tax contained in the law rest with the U.S. Senate and a bill sponsored by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) to do away with the 2.3% levy. News Well, Medical Device Taxread more
In an MDLinx survey of U.S. primary care physicians taken Thursday following the Supreme Court’s upholding of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ruling, 66.5 percent said that they did not believe the law could achieve its objective of 100 percent healthcare coverage for Americans.
Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Healthcare Law Means “Game On” for Health Industry: Crunch Time for Those Who Waited, Says PwCJune 29, 2012 9:51 am | News | Comments
Today’s Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act gives extra punch to the market forces pushing healthcare away from fee-for-service and re-injects a new sense of urgency into the transformation of the health industry, according to a report published today by the Health Research Institute (HRI) of PwC US.
While supporters and opponents of President Obama’s healthcare reform legislation let out boos or cheers for the recent decision of the United States Supreme Court, one industry will not be pleased, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher says that the medical device industry will face additional costs
Generation Opportunity President Paul T. Conway Statement: Scotus Health Care Decision's Impact on Young AmericansJune 28, 2012 2:19 pm | News | Comments
Generation Opportunity President Paul T. Conway, former Chief of Staff for the US Department of Labor and former Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Resources for the Commonwealth of Virginia, has issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court's decision today on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act:
With the U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Cook Medical now calls for the U.S. Senate to repeal the 2.3 percent medical device excise tax included in that legislation.
American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following statement today on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act: "The historic decision handed down today will benefit America's heart health for decades to come. Questions about the Affordable Care Act's constitutionality have overshadowed the law's progress. With this ruling, that uncertainty has finally been put to rest.
Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA) President Curtis Rooney today released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act: "Now that the Supreme Court has rendered its decision on the Affordable Care Act and the national conversation can return to healthcare reform centered on cost containment, hospitals and healthcare providers will rely more than ever on the billions of savings that their group purchasing organizations (GPOs) provide every year.
Following is a statement from John C. Lechleiter, Ph.D., chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Eli Lilly and Company, regarding today's U.S. Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Affordable Care Act: "Following today's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on the Affordable Care Act,...
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Cefepime:Label Change- Risk of Seizure in Patients Not Receiving Dosage Adjustments for Kidney ImpairmentJune 26, 2012 11:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments
Health care professionals should adjust the dosage of cefepime in patients with creatinine clearance less than or equal to 60 mL/min.
A new memorandum issued by the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) instructing federal agencies to ensure their electronic surveillance policies and practices do not deter whistleblowing “confirms” the FDA broke the law when it allegedly monitored the personal emails of...