Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Device / Technology News Stories - January 2011

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2011-01-31 FDA approves ultrasmall silica inorganic nanoparticle INDA for targeted molecular imaging of cancer 0 None
2011-01-31 Oragenics to commence second phase 1 clinical trial for SMaRT Replacement Therapy 0 None
2011-01-31 Radia announces diagnostic imaging services partnership with Jefferson Healthcare 0 None
2011-01-31 Researchers to develop computer-assisted diagnosis tools for pathologists 0 None
2011-01-31 Revolutions Medical: Major breakthrough in automatic retractable prefilled safety syringe technology 0 None
2011-01-31 Physicians suggest new target structure for deep brain stimulation 0 None
2011-01-31 KCI announces agreement to license Wright Medical Group's GRAFTJACKET for wound care 0 None
2011-01-31 Inovio announces regulatory approval for Phase 2 trial to treat leukemia using new vaccine delivery device 0 None
2011-01-31 Sorin Group announces commercial availability of Perceval S aortic heart valve in Europe 0 None
2011-01-29 Chrissie Fletcher joins Pharma IQ to discuss about Health Technology Assessment 0 None
2011-01-29 DOJ files civil False Claims Act complaint against Boston Scientific, Guidant 0 None
2011-01-29 NexMed presents data on NexACT technology use to improve less permeable, soluable oral drugs 0 None
2011-01-29 Published paper suggests some orthodontists may expose young patients to unnecessary radiation 0 None
2011-01-29 ONR TechSolutions to deliver protective eyewear for warfighters 0 None
2011-01-29 Quantros introduces new External Comparative module for hospitals 0 None
2011-01-29 Talent Plus offers online solutions to health care organizations for front line selection, development 0 None
2011-01-29 New data shows Shady Grove Fertility financial programs make testing, treatment more affordable 0 None
2011-01-29 GE Capital provides capital to XDx to help increase commercialization of AlloMap molecular diagnostic test 0 None
2011-01-29 dbMotion completes interoperability testing at Annual IHE North American Connectathon 0 None
2011-01-29 FWC selects athenahealth's EHR service to provide high-quality care 0 None
2011-01-29 FDA approves Arteriocyte's Magellan MAR01 technology for Phase I trial to treat CLI 0 None
2011-01-29 Justice Dept. sues Guidant over 'faulty' heart devices 0 None
2011-01-29 New research shows CEUS can improve diagnosis of variety of medical conditions in children 0 None
2011-01-28 WOUNDS article profiles efficacy of Quick-Med's antimicrobial BIOGUARD dressings 0 None
2011-01-28 NIH awards CCTSI $2.2 million grant to advance personalized medicine 0 None
2011-01-28 Effective fusion of consumer technology and front line medicine needed 0 None
2011-01-28 Transcranial magnetic stimulation helps rats to learn more quickly 0 None
2011-01-28 Preclinical data on Inovio’s intradermal electroporation delivery devices presented at Phacilitate Vaccine Forum 0 None
2011-01-28 Soligenix and CU enter definitive license agreement for novel vaccine thermostabilization technology 0 None
2011-01-28 Hand-held PDA devices for recording daily symptoms help fibromyalgia patients: Study 0 None
2011-01-28 Georgia Hospital Association selects onFocus enterprise performance management solution 0 None
2011-01-28 Annual mammogram screening at younger age reduces breast cancer deaths 0 None
2011-01-28 Magnetic nanoparticles for ovarian cancer treatment 0 None
2011-01-28 Boston Scientific reports first U.S. use of Blazer Open-Irrigated Catheter in BLOCk-CTI clinical trial 0 None
2011-01-28 Positive results from RXi's sd-rxRNA technology for development of novel therapeutics 0 None
2011-01-28 Gene signature can accurately predict breast cancer outcomes 0 None
2011-01-28 EHIL creates new software tool to protect health research participants' privacy 0 4
2011-01-27 Golden Helix releases new Sequence Analysis Module for SNP & Variation Suite 0 None
2011-01-27 Disabled and elderly people can benefit from new hand-held computer 0 None
2011-01-27 Medtronic releases CD HORIZON SOLERA Spinal System in the U.S. 0 None
2011-01-27 FDA grants 510(k) clearance to Sonitus Medical's SoundBite Hearing System 0 None
2011-01-27 As recording technology rapidly improves, neurons give up their secrets cell by cell 0 None
2011-01-27 Despite reimbursement cuts the diagnostic imaging market to grow at 5% over next five years: MRG 0 None
2011-01-27 GE to establish Global Pathology Imaging Centre of Excellence in Ontario 0 None
2011-01-27 Blue Shield of California implements MedeAnalytics' Medical Management Analytics 0 None
2011-01-27 TD2 and Flagship Biosciences offer combined oncology and pathology services 0 None
2011-01-27 Rethink Autism to offer free web-based program for parents and teachers 0 None
2011-01-27 SRI awarded DOE grant to expand MetaCyc database and enhance Pathway Tools software 0 None
2011-01-27 NuGEN, Caliper enter co-marketing agreement in next generation sequencing sample preparation methods 0 1.5
2011-01-27 Precise Biometrics launches new generation of fingerprint readers 0 None
2011-01-27 CHUV university hospital to implement OpenTrust Crypt'n'Share for secure exchange of sensitive information 0 None
2011-01-27 New Mexico implements software module to link telemedicine services to other systems 0 5
2011-01-27 IDEV announces release of SUPERA stent data from Leipzig Registry 0 None
2011-01-27 CareTech dedicates new 30,000 sq. ft. Healthcare Infrastructure Operations Center 0 None
2011-01-27 FDA approves Corindus CorPath 200 System for pivotal trial to evaluate safety, effectiveness 0 None
2011-01-27 NuGEN expands NGS utility for microbial transcriptome analysis with Ovation Prokaryotic RNA-Seq System 0 None
2011-01-27 Hospitals can now quickly evaluate pricing strategy using Value-based Pricing Analyzer 0 None
2011-01-27 First cases using Concentric Medical's Trevo System for ischemic stroke performed in Canada 0 None
2011-01-27 BrainScope sponsors 'B-Ahead U.K. Trial' to assess traumatic brain injury 0 None
2011-01-27 GE's Pathology Imaging Centre of Excellence receives HTX investment under Ontario Flagship Program 0 None
2011-01-27 FDA Advisory Committee recommends expanded indication for Abbott's RX ACCULINK Carotid Stent System 0 None
2011-01-27 Avantra begins shipment of new Q400 Biomarker Workstation and Angio Qx BioChip Immunoassay 0 4
2011-01-27 The Wall Street Journal takes legal action to open Medicare database 0 None
2011-01-27 Tryton initiates enrollment in Side Branch Stent System study 0 None
2011-01-27 Researchers invent paper microfluidic device for rapid medical diagnostics, chemical analysis 0 None
2011-01-27 Boston Scientific initiates enrollment in comparative Chinese study of PROMUS Element Everolimus-Eluting Stent 0 None
2011-01-27 U.S. FDA announces link between breast implants and ALCL 0 5
2011-01-27 Quest Diagnostics releases new data on oral fluid testing system 0 None
2011-01-26 LDR announces submission of Mobi-C cervical artificial disc PMA to FDA 0 None
2011-01-26 Researchers develop anti-HIV gene therapy for rendering T-cells resistant to infection 0 None
2011-01-26 Next generation sequencing on the European growth path: Report 0 None
2011-01-26 Microvisk secures £6 million to launch world's first diagnostic SmartStrip 0 None
2011-01-25 NanoString Technologies launches nCounter Mouse miRNA Expression Assay Kit 0 None
2011-01-25 IRIS International places 40 iQ200 Elite Automated Urine Microscopy Analyzers in Mexico in 2010 0 None
2011-01-25 AG Mednet's image transfer service surpasses 2 million/month mark 0 None
2011-01-25 EDIWatch enters 3-year contract with Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System 0 None
2011-01-25 2011 Japan Prize laureates announced 0 None
2011-01-25 California jury awards $2.2 million in defective laparoscopic device case 0 None
2011-01-25 eCareSoft introduces eCS Inpatient EHR V1.2 for hospitals 0 None
2011-01-25 Triad alcohol prep pads with ARIXTRA Starter Kits not to be used 0 None
2011-01-25 Study results presented at ASCO-GI reinforce value of Genomic Health's Oncotype DX Colon Cancer test 0 None
2011-01-25 New SOS Poison application for smartphones 0 None
2011-01-25 UH researchers to discuss computational surgery at MITIE 0 None
2011-01-25 Taiwanese research team develops large-scale proactive cancer treatment system first-generation prototype 0 None
2011-01-25 Study results of Pathwork Diagnostics's Tissue of Origin Test presented at ASCO 2011 0 None
2011-01-25 m2m, HP collaborate to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in Africa 0 None
2011-01-25 Press Ganey updates Value-Based Purchasing Calculator to reflect VBP guidelines 0 None
2011-01-25 World's largest sterile compounding center for oncology patients 0 None
2011-01-25 FDA approves IDE Supplement for third patient allotment in HeartWare Ventricular Assist System ADVANCE trial 0 None
2011-01-25 St. Georg Hospital performs two live procedures using Endoscopic Ablation System 0 None
2011-01-25 XIRING and SCM Microsystems enter strategic cooperation agreement 0 None
2011-01-25 LHSC performs complicated aortic valve bypass surgery using Correx AVB device 0 None
2011-01-25 Schools have highest number of bacteria 0 None
2011-01-25 Patients with chronic depression can benefit from pioneering neurosurgical treatment 0 None
2011-01-25 Researchers discover new treatment for difficult-to-control high blood pressure 0 None
2011-01-25 Niteo's SmartPredict Healthcare to be showcased at IT Healthcare Summit 0 None
2011-01-25 SDI releases 2011 rating of top 100 integrated healthcare networks 0 None
2011-01-25 New study finds disparities in chlamydia screening 0 None
2011-01-25 East Liverpool City Hospital, Foundation Radiology Group enter imaging services agreement 0 None
2011-01-25 Cardiac Science receives U.S. Army's AWR certification for automated defibrillator 0 None
2011-01-25 Fixed Phage to develop products based on Strathclyde's technology for tackling infections 0 None
2011-01-25 UAE Oasis Hospital to implement Quantros suite of patient safety and compliance solutions 0 None
2011-01-25 TU Delft receives EU grant to diagnose and monitor Crohn's disease using MRI scans 0 None
2011-01-25 New investigative tool may explore intracellular processes with unprecedented clarity 0 None
2011-01-25 RemitDATA launches TITAN to solve healthcare transparency problem 0 None
2011-01-24 FDA grants pre-market clearance for SBi's rHead Extended Stem 0 None
2011-01-24 Laparoscopic grasp instrument can reduce complications in keyhole surgery 0 None
2011-01-24 New study shows biomarker test can aid in early, precise diagnosis of melanoma 0 None
2011-01-24 EU awards 3 million euros for improving assessment of MRI scans for Crohn’s disease 0 None
2011-01-24 HealthStream, Laerdal launch Simcenter simulation management platform for healthcare institutions 0 None
2011-01-24 Biomerix receives CE Mark approval for REVIVE soft tissue repair mesh 0 2
2011-01-24 UMass Memorial Health Care implements Merge Healthcare's iConnect Access imaging distribution solution 0 None
2011-01-24 St. Jude Medical's Athena programmer DBS system receives Australian TGA approval 0 None
2011-01-24 CenterWatch quadruples size of Clinical Trials Listing Service 0 None
2011-01-24 PerkinElmer introduces next generation DNA sequencing and data analysis services 0 None
2011-01-24 Hitachi Medical Systems America achieves top ranking among MRI vendors 0 None
2011-01-24 Boston Scientific completes enrollment in comparison trial of SYNERGY Stent to PROMUS Element Stent 0 None
2011-01-24 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida reduces IT costs with BMC software 0 None
2011-01-24 Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center chosen for critical percutaneous heart valve study 0 None
2011-01-24 NHLBI, HeartWare award $13.3M to study benefits of heart devices for heart failure 0 None
2011-01-24 Alqaem and Biosign to exhibit UFIT TEN-20 non-invasive glucometer at 36th Arab Health Exhibition 0 None
2011-01-24 Exiqon launches new Hi-Power microRNA labeling kits 0 None
2011-01-24 Humber River Regional Hospital adds new MRI 0 None
2011-01-24 Bayer's gadobutrol injection for CNS imaging receives FDA Advisory Committee approval 0 4
2011-01-24 Accent Dual Mode RF System is a less invasive anti-aging skin care technology 0 None
2011-01-24 Welch Allyn to feature new suite of devices at 2011 Arab Health Congress in Dubai, UAE 0 None
2011-01-24 CT scans can help physicians to diagnose abdominal pain, reduce health care costs 0 1
2011-01-24 Stusy: HEPA filters may help reduce pollution-related cardiovascular health risks 0 None
2011-01-23 FDA approves On-X AAP with Vascutek Gelweave Valsalva Graft 0 None
2011-01-23 Novation, Lantheus Medical to distribute ABLAVAR and DEFINITY diagnostic imaging agents 0 None
2011-01-23 HMS receives ONC-ATB certification for electronic health record 0 None
2011-01-21 First U.S. implant of RespiCardia System for treatment of sleep apnea 0 None
2011-01-21 USC School of Medicine to host the first World Congress of Ultrasound in Medical Education 0 None
2011-01-21 HHS announces implementation grants for state health exchanges 0 None
2011-01-21 Everist Genomics reports positive results from OncoDefender-CRC assay external validation study 0 None
2011-01-21 RBM, SMA Foundation collaborate to develop plasma protein biomarkers for spinal muscular atrophy 0 1
2011-01-21 Precision highlights role of ChemoFx test, multi-gene predictors for breast cancer 0 5
2011-01-21 EDAP announces placement of first Sonolith i-sys electroconductive lithotripter in South Africa 0 None
2011-01-21 Study evaluates Masimo SpHb's accuracy in monitoring low hemoglobin levels 0 None
2011-01-21 IMDx enters multi-year agreement with Abbott Molecular for m2000 instrument system 0 None
2011-01-21 EHSI's NASA bioreactor will help reduce pain and trauma caused by harvesting of adult stem cells 0 None
2011-01-21 Routine mammograms can show arterial calcium deposits in women with ESRD, CKD 0 None
2011-01-21 New gene test can predict tumor spread in bladder cancer patients 0 None
2011-01-21 PROSPECT trial results shed new light on plaque types that cause unexpected heart attacks 0 5
2011-01-20 Ultrasound practice accreditation is now available in Fetal Echocardiography: AUSM 0 5
2011-01-20 COPD patients on LTOT may face high risk of death from cardiovascular disease 0 None
2011-01-20 Akonni introduces TruTip kit for extraction of human genomic DNA from fresh, frozen whole blood 0 None
2011-01-20 Alliqua completes transdermal pain patch initial study for treatment of PHN 0 None
2011-01-20 Archimedes, FDA collaborate to develop computer model of clinical trials evaluating weight loss medications 0 None
2011-01-20 Study demonstrates prognostic value of DiagnoCure's Previstage GCC Colorectal Cancer Staging Test 0 None
2011-01-20 Grayscale IVUS and VH IVUS tissue characterization software help accurate assessment of blockage risk 0 4
2011-01-20 FDA approves Spectranetics PMA for manufacturing site change for CVX-300 laser system 0 None
2011-01-20 ERC selects Elsevier's SciVerse Scopus database to track and award research funding opportunities 0 None
2011-01-20 ACD CPR performed with combination of ResQPump and ResQPOD could save lives of cardiac arrest patients 0 None
2011-01-20 Neuros Medical announces initial feasibility study results of HFAC Nerve Block technology 0 None
2011-01-20 Ingenix announces formation of new Life Sciences division 0 None
2011-01-20 CHI responds to FDA recommendations for 510(k) regulatory review process 0 None
2011-01-20 Cognizant to deliver commercial operations solutions to Lilly 0 None
2011-01-20 NMDP selects Velos to supply new Product Fulfillment and CDR System 0 None
2011-01-20 No robust conclusions possible on advantages or disadvantages of PET 0 None
2011-01-20 Brains of migraine sufferers show higher proportion of lesions of brain microvessels 0 3
2011-01-20 Ultrasound device shows promise in breaking up pulmonary embolisms: Research 0 None
2011-01-20 Medidata extends Grants Manager web-based budgeting application with new Contracting module 0 None
2011-01-20 Model guides creation of more patient-centered personal health records 0 None
2011-01-20 Waters signs land-purchase agreement with Royal Bank of Scotland for new MS Headquarters in UK 0 None
2011-01-20 OSC and RINCH offer support to speed discovery techniques of childhood diseases 0 None
2011-01-20 ETPN, Nanobiotix introduce Nanomed TV to provide information on Nanomedicine 0 None
2011-01-20 Bluechiip, STMicroelectronics enter partnership to manufacture unique MEMS-based tracking tags 0 None
2011-01-20 Covidien launches Puritan Bennett 520 ventilator in Europe 0 None
2011-01-20 QBC Diagnostics releases ParaLens Advance to provide benefits of LED fluorescence microscopy 0 None
2011-01-20 Precision Therapeutics to present pancreatic cancer data at 2011 ASCO GI Symposium 0 None
2011-01-20 Delaying onset of Alzheimer's disease by 10 years could potentially eliminate the disease completely 0 None
2011-01-20 FDA unveils plan to improve marketing and review process for medical devices 0 None
2011-01-20 TKA patients undergoing telerehabilitation experience similar results as traditional one: Study 0 None
2011-01-20 Prevention launches free content area on diabetes 0 None
2011-01-20 Exciton, ULURU sign agreement to develop and market Altrazeal exSALT product 0 None
2011-01-20 First group of patients 'graduate' from treatment at CDH Proton Center, A Procure Center 0 None
2011-01-20 Dried blood spot technology finds new role in developing lifesaving medications 0 None
2011-01-19 Boston Scientific announces merger agreement to acquire Atritech 0 None
2011-01-19 Novo Nordisk's new insulin pen for children receives 2010 GOOD DESIGN Award 0 4
2011-01-19 Home blood pressure monitors can help people keep blood pressure in check 0 5
2011-01-19 CJPS Medical Systems to launch VitalPoint Remote Patient Monitor in the U.K. 0 None
2011-01-19 First IRB approval for clinical study on the abdomen utilizing Revolutions Medical MRI software tools 0 None
2011-01-19 Jayex launches online healthcare media library 0 None
2011-01-19 Linguamatics releases new 'cloud' version of I2E text mining platform 0 None
2011-01-19 Three-stage approach to fMRI could improve detection of neural activity 1 None
2011-01-19 San Diego hospital tests RFID-based drug-management system developed by MEPS Real Time 0 None
2011-01-19 New York University and Health Data Management launch new healthcare software testing facility 0 None
2011-01-19 Study demonstrates clinical accuracy of Masimo's noninvasive, continuous hemoglobin monitoring technology 0 None
2011-01-19 UAB study uses InQ system to evaluate effects of secondary injury components on brain cells 0 None
2011-01-19 Loyola introduces wheelchair yoga program for hospitalized patients 0 None
2011-01-19 New GORE VIABAHN Endoprosthesis is now available in Europe 0 None
2011-01-19 Neuroform EZ Stent System helps neurosurgeons to treat brain aneurysms 1 None
2011-01-19 Aastrom secures US patent for autologous cell therapy product 0 None
2011-01-19 Magnetic maneuverable capsule safe and well-tolerated in the stomach 0 None
2011-01-19 First successful transcatheter implantation of 27mm transapical aortic valve prosthesis 0 None
2011-01-19 More studies needed to evaluate harm or benefit of mechanical CPR 0 None
2011-01-19 New findings show reduced vitamin D absorption in patients with quiescent CD 0 None
2011-01-19 AMBR sensor measures growth and drug susceptibility of bacterial cells without use of microscope 0 None
2011-01-19 Time-lapse technique can show cellular-level changes within deep brain regions: Study 0 None
2011-01-19 Study shows new cardio-pulmonary resuscitation technique increases long-term survival of patients 0 None
2011-01-19 Medtronic recieves conditional approval from FDA to modify CoreValve U.S. Pivotal Clinical Trial 0 None
2011-01-19 Study highlights utility of CDS for diagnosing major depression 0 None
2011-01-18 PAM50 test is now available to classify breast cancer subtypes 0 None
2011-01-18 BSD Medical sells MicroThermX Microwave System to Med-Italia Biomedica 0 None
2011-01-18 GE Healthcare becomes US distributor and reseller of Veran's ig4 navigation system 0 None
2011-01-18 SurgiCount Safety-Sponge System helps eliminate occurrence of retained surgical sponges: Study 0 None
2011-01-18 FDA approves Cook Medical's two Formula renal stents 0 None
2011-01-18 Aegis releases Discoverant 4.0 manufacturing intelligence software 0 None
2011-01-18 PositiveID and RFID Solutions complete development of temperature-sensing microchip 0 None
2011-01-18 Healthcare Information Xchange of New York completes implementation of InterSystems HealthShare HIE platform 0 None
2011-01-18 Cardiac surgery market to reach over $4.4 billion by 2017 0 None
2011-01-18 FDA grants CASMED 510(k) clearance for expanded labeling of FORE-SIGHT Absolute Tissue Oximeter 0 None
2011-01-18 ONC awards Accenture healthcare IT interoperability contract 0 None
2011-01-18 Positive results from Cook Medical's REFORM stent clinical trial for treatment of renal artery stenosis 0 None
2011-01-18 Orchid Cellmark executes multi-year contract with U.K. Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission 0 None
2011-01-18 Potential device to treat post-operative cognitive decline 0 None
2011-01-18 Critical Diagnostics' Presage ST2 Assay effectively risk-stratifies chronic heart failure patients 0 None
2011-01-18 eCareSoft's eCS receives Complete Inpatient EHR Certification 0 None
2011-01-18 Hotspur announces successful completion of GPSCath Catheter in peripheral angioplasty surgery 0 None
2011-01-18 Palomar Medical introduces Artisan Aesthetic System to provide laser skin resurfacing treatment 0 None
2011-01-18 Follow-up program for high-risk patients appears to detect melanomas at early stages 0 None
2011-01-18 Drug-coated stents hold promise for treatment of clogged leg arteries 0 5
2011-01-18 Rotator cuff surgery does not fully restore normal shoulder motion, strength: Study 0 None
2011-01-18 US market for orthopedic extremity devices to grow at 10% CAGR to $4.6 billion by 2015 0 None
2011-01-18 Study: Pre-menopausal Chinese-American women have greater bone strength than Caucasian counterparts 0 None
2011-01-18 ETP introduces online epilepsy diary management tool to advance patient care 0 None
2011-01-18 EverFlex+ Self-Expanding Peripheral Stent System is now available in Europe 0 None
2011-01-18 AMS introduces STEP toolkit to help men with ED and SUI 0 None
2011-01-18 USPSTF recommends women of ages 65 and above to routinely screen for osteoporosis 0 5
2011-01-18 New magnetic pill system can serve as drug delivery tool in patients with cancer, diabetes 0 None
2011-01-17 Health Canada approves GORE VIABIL Biliary Endoprosthesis device 0 None
2011-01-17 Oxford Instruments supplying plasma systems for nanotech discovery at Notre Dame 0 None
2011-01-14 Johns Hopkins' online tool helps seniors assess risk for dementia 0 None
2011-01-14 Ortivus wins procurement order from Southern Älvsborgs Hospital, Sweden 0 4
2011-01-14 Aberdeen reports on QAD Enterprise Applications On Demand SaaS solution 0 None
2011-01-14 UT Southwestern to register intent to achieve 'meaningful use' of EHRs 0 None
2011-01-14 Everyday Health to become exclusive health destination for AOL Network 0 None
2011-01-14 Viking ships 21 3DHD visualization systems in fourth quarter 2010 0 None
2011-01-14 Endosense, Siemens Healthcare enter joint catheter ablation development project 0 None
2011-01-14 Baylor Health Care System to implement standardized, certified EHR 0 None
2011-01-14 U.S. Marshals seize Rite-Dent's dental devices 0 None
2011-01-14 Vitrolife receives patent protection for Swemed Sense needle in European markets 0 None
2011-01-14 Older adults who lack road skills can benefit from training programs using driving simulator 0 None
2011-01-14 Judge orders Guidant to pay $296 million fine for withholding information about faulty heart devices 0 None
2011-01-14 Puritan Medical launches patent-pending swab products 0 None
2011-01-14 BIOTRONIK announces FDA IDE approval and first patient enrollment for TOCCASTAR clinical trial 0 None
2011-01-14 Centice launches integration and solutions platform for Computational Raman Spectroscopy application 0 None
2011-01-14 Research study to develop rapid, inexpensive blood screening test for early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer 0 None
2011-01-14 Zimmer launches LPS-Flex Mobile Bearing knee system in the US 0 None
2011-01-14 FDA clears Nanosphere's RV+ test for detection of respiratory viruses 0 None
2011-01-13 Kaneka, Atrium Medical introduce FDA-approved Xpress-Way RX Extraction Catheter 0 None
2011-01-13 Metabolic profiling of tissue samples may transform the way surgeons make decisions 0 None
2011-01-13 LUMEDX announces CD on analytical software for investigating lab utilization in cardiovascular service lines 0 None
2011-01-13 Customer representatives improve patient, referring physician satisfaction and increase radiologist efficiency 0 None
2011-01-13 Therapeutic workshops selected for presentation at the Thirteenth Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference 0 None
2011-01-13 Apollo Munich Health Insurance honored with Celent Model Insurer Asia 2011 award 0 None
2011-01-13 Family physicians often uncomfortable in discussing IUDs with patients 0 None
2011-01-13 NEJM releases findings about behavioral impact of personal genetic testing 0 None
2011-01-13 Personal genetic tests have promising effects on consumers 0 None
2011-01-13 Epigenomics concludes feasibility phase in development of improved product concept for Epi proColon 0 None
2011-01-13 Pan-European comparative genomics project to develop software suite for gene regulation analysis 0 None
2011-01-13 Kenneth D. Steinsapir receives rare USPTO patent for Microdroplet BOTOX 0 None
2011-01-13 Robot-assisted surgery improves outcomes in uterine, endometrial, and cervical cancer patients 0 None
2011-01-13 SDIX receives FDA method equivalency and AOAC-RI certification for Salmonella Enteritidis test system 0 None
2011-01-13 Genetic information from Guthrie cards may serve as valuable resource to diagnose infant diseases 0 None
2011-01-13 DNAVision purchases 4 of Life Technologies' next-generation sequencing platforms 0 None
2011-01-13 Philadelphia CTCA hospital purchases BSD-2000 Hyperthermia System 0 None
2011-01-13 Central Florida Pulmonary Group to implement ChartLogic's EHR Suite 0 5
2011-01-13 IRB approves Revolutions Medical's MRI software tools 0 None
2011-01-13 UCLA imaging system could help reveal 'miscommunications' in autism, schizophrenia 0 None
2011-01-13 FDA's determination of equivalency validates Neogen's rapid test for Salmonella enteritidis 0 None
2011-01-13 Scientist develops FMR1 genetic blood test for predicting IVF outcomes 0 None
2011-01-12 New ultrasound elastography can help predict cancer in patients with BI-RADS category 4 masses 0 None
2011-01-12 Wright launches DARCO Foot & Ankle Plating System in Japan 0 None
2011-01-12 RAS includes Merge iConnect solution 0 None
2011-01-12 Sharp refines IT service management strategy to include BMC solutions 0 None
2011-01-12 ZOLL announces successful conclusion of Circulation Improving Resuscitation Care trial 0 None
2011-01-12 University of Minnesota places order for Bruker's ultra-high field NMR spectrometers 0 None
2011-01-12 Endosense initiates enrollment in TactiCath Contact Force Ablation Catheter Study for Atrial Fibrillation 0 None
2011-01-12 HP awarded $30 million contract to create Texas Medicaid health information exchange 0 None
2011-01-12 New blood inventory management system will help track usage in patients 0 None
2011-01-12 Insufficient evidence of interstitial brachytherapy's advantages for localized prostate cancer treatment 0 None
2011-01-12 Affymetrix enters distribution agreement with Fisher Scientific for GeneAtlas System 0 None
2011-01-12 Inova enters merger agreement with Vertical*i 0 None
2011-01-12 Surge in cataract surgeries fuels intraocular lens market to almost $1.4 billion 0 5
2011-01-12 California Sports Company, Lady Foot Locker introduce K-Swiss TUBES to help people achieve healthy lifestyle 0 None
2011-01-12 CRF Health offers gold standard ePRO education, demonstrates commitment to advance paperless trials 0 None
2011-01-12 Dream team to build mind-controlled prosthetic devices 0 None
2011-01-12 UVA Cancer Center moves to OnCore Clinical Research Management System 0 None
2011-01-12 CE mark approves Vitrolife's SpermFreeze Solution 0 None
2011-01-12 Scientists introduce DNA directly into cell nucleus using protein nanodisks 0 None
2011-01-12 Major players join in collaboration to encourage new medical technologies 0 None
2011-01-12 Chadron Community Hospital to implement full suite of Keane Optimum applications 0 None
2011-01-12 Analysis of medical database reveals new diagnostic markers for allergic disorders 0 None
2011-01-12 Researchers design new electronic technology equipment for detecting live cellular processes 0 None
2011-01-12 Illumina announces acquisition of Epicentre Biotechnologies 0 None
2011-01-12 Genethon deploys Atempo Digital Archive to optimize biotherapy research data storage resources 0 None
2011-01-12 Hybrid cochlear implant may benefit patients with profound hearing loss 0 None
2011-01-12 GE and KeyHIE expand Pennsylvania's health information exchange 0 None
2011-01-12 New database provides easy access to information about genes and biological functions 0 None
2011-01-12 Life Technologies announces new DNA sequencing portfolio for lab research 0 None
2011-01-12 Digital medical records continue to trigger difficult issues 0 None
2011-01-12 Avinger raises $25 million for catheter development and commercialization 0 None
2011-01-11 Caliper launches new LabChip Dx system for clinical research laboratories 0 None
2011-01-11 FairWarning achieves two KLAS Konfidence checkmarks 0 3
2011-01-11 TearLab's Osmolarity test made available at point-of-care 0 None
2011-01-11 Geisinger implements NextGate's patient indexing software 0 5
2011-01-11 Novelda announces CMOS Impulse Radar Transceiver designed for ETSI and FCC compliance 0 None
2011-01-11 DynaVox Mayer-Johnson announces Boardmaker Player for Windows 0 3
2011-01-11 California's DWC releases new medical bill regulations for public comment 0 None
2011-01-11 HITRUST designates PwC as a Common Security Framework Assessor 0 None
2011-01-11 Stereotaxis announces first successful cardiac ablation procedure with Vdrive robotic navigation system 0 None
2011-01-11 AccessClosure launches Mynx Cadence Vascular Closure Device 0 None
2011-01-11 Current and anticipated regulatory landscape for manufacturers of home healthcare equipment 0 None
2011-01-11 ESHRE Annual Meeting addresses latest breakthroughs in reproductive medicine 0 None
2011-01-11 OraSure to introduce QuickFlu test for detection of type A and type B influenza 0 None
2011-01-11 BioScale announces results of two pharmacodynamic biomarkers using assay AMMP technology 0 None
2011-01-11 First commercial deployment of Hotspur GPSCath Balloon Dilatation Catheter 0 None
2011-01-11 Scientists create particles that resemble RBC, pave way for development of synthetic blood 0 None
2011-01-11 PakSense launches new class of temperature monitoring device 0 None
2011-01-11 Singapore's NTU selects Agilent's RF test equipment for Virtus IC design centre of excellence 0 None
2011-01-11 European CE Mark approval for IntraPace's abiliti system 0 None
2011-01-11 Veeva introduces first combined pharma CRM and CLM solution for iPad 0 None
2011-01-11 WellApps releases Colonoscopy Prep Assistant 0 None
2011-01-11 Takeda, Zinfandel enter global licensing agreement for TOMM40 biomarker assay for Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2011-01-11 Novel scoring system identifies PTEN genetic mutation 0 None
2011-01-11 Bristol-Myers Squibb, OPKO Health collaborate in relation to new diagnostic test technology 0 None
2011-01-11 Silicon microdevices may provide new way to screen metastatic breast cancer cells 0 None
2011-01-11 Greenway selects DiagnosisONE to provide clinical decision support for EHR deployments 0 None
2011-01-11 Baylor Hamilton offers Arctic Front Cardiac CryoAblation Catheter system treatment for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation 0 None
2011-01-11 Kinetic Concepts acquires TechniMotion's patient handling technologies 0 None
2011-01-11 Lineagen introduces FirstStep integrated genetic testing for early diagnostic evaluation of ASD, DD 0 None
2011-01-11 AlloSource, Wright Medical Group enter supply and distribution agreement for FUSIONFLEX graft 0 None
2011-01-10 Teleflex announces acquisition of VasoNova 0 None
2011-01-10 Opsens files patent application for OptoWire diagnostic tool for measuring FFR 0 None
2011-01-10 VCU Massey Cancer Center introduces safer, more effective form of radiation therapy 0 None
2011-01-10 Access Intelligence announces acquisition of OR Manager 0 None
2011-01-10 World's first drug eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold receives CE Mark approval 0 None
2011-01-10 Enlight Biosciences forms new oral drug delivery technology company 0 None
2011-01-10 PharPoint Research joins Medidata's ASPire to Win channel partner program 0 None
2011-01-10 Major Louisiana hospital awards OSI Systems $3.1 million patient monitoring solutions contract 0 None
2011-01-10 Birmingham VAMC selects DSS HB Mobile for Home Based Primary Care nurse Case Managers 0 None
2011-01-10 CoreLab Partners releases ImagEngine imaging sciences application 0 None
2011-01-10 Boston Scientific completes enrollment in Nitinol Stent System trial for treatment of iliac artery disease 0 None
2011-01-10 T2 Biosystems relocates to new 20,000 sq.ft. facility in Lexington 0 None
2011-01-10 DATATRAK awarded Phase III device study by new European client 0 None
2011-01-10 Align and Cadent enter joint software development agreement for Invisalign treatment 0 None
2011-01-10 Takeda San Francisco and Pieris enter Anticalin scaffold technology collaboration 0 None
2011-01-10 Illumina announces next generation of iSelect custom genotyping products 0 None
2011-01-10 LabCorp to market On-Q-ity's circulating tumor cell platform 0 None
2011-01-10 Hospice of Michigan offers toolkit to help people on end-of-life decision making and planning 0 None
2011-01-10 Miracor’s PICSO System may help advance heart failure treatment 0 None
2011-01-10 Air purifier helps reduce H1N1 swine flu virus on contact 0 None
2011-01-10 Receptos grants license to OMJPI for GPCR crystal structure determination technology 0 3
2011-01-10 New lab-on-a-chip technology detects protein in blood less than 30 minutes 0 None
2011-01-10 Scientists discover new anti-cancer mechanism 0 None
2011-01-10 CMI, TriReme Medical sign agreement to distribute peripheral and coronary balloon dilatation catheters 0 None
2011-01-10 Norwest Equity Partners acquires Vista's SIS software solutions 0 None
2011-01-10 Innovative device reduces dental drill's noise, helps people to seek oral healthcare treatment 0 None
2011-01-10 USDTL launches two new tests for monitoring long-term alcohol exposure using fingernail, hair specimens 0 None
2011-01-09 Specific silicon microdevices may provide new way to screen metastatic breast cancer cells 0 None
2011-01-09 Entelos receives U.S. Patent for Predictive Toxicology for Biological Systems 0 None
2011-01-09 FDA grants marketing clearance for diaDexus's PLAC Test 0 None
2011-01-07 Critical Diagnostics' high sensitivity Presage ST2 Assay receives CE Mark approval 0 None
2011-01-07 Research roundup: Accountable Care Organizations; Electronic health records; Medicaid and deficit reductions 0 None
2011-01-07 Amorfix's AD diagnostic assay detects aggregated beta amyloid in spinal fluid 0 None
2011-01-07 BG Medicine enters agreement to develop galectin-3 test for Siemens' automated immunoassay platforms 0 None
2011-01-07 Biomarker study yields diagnostic blood test candidate for detection of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2011-01-07 Regular blood test shows pre-diabetes risk factors, reduces treatment costs 0 None
2011-01-07 Seattle Genetics enters ADC collaboration agreement with Pfizer 0 None
2011-01-07 Saints Medical Center enters multi-faceted agreement with ZOLL 0 None
2011-01-07 Get examined during National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month 0 None
2011-01-07 DARPA grants million dollar to IDRI to develop single dose influenza vaccine 0 None
2011-01-07 Viveve's non-surgical vaginal laxity treatment receives European CE mark 0 None
2011-01-07 Virdante Pharmaceuticals receives US key patent for Sialic Switch technology 0 None
2011-01-07 FDA introduces new Web resource that helps companies to save time, resources 0 None
2011-01-06 Researchers develop simple blood test to track Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2011-01-06 22.5% implanted defibrillators are unnecessary: Study 2 None
2011-01-06 Metabolon announces publication of 'Metabolomic Distinction and Insights into the Pathogenesis of Human Primary Dilated Cardiomyopathy' 0 None
2011-01-06 Scientists develop novel technology to detect immune molecules specific to Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2011-01-06 InHealth awards grant to assess effects of hip replacement therapy on aging populations 0 None
2011-01-06 Novel AAV gene therapy offers various advantages 0 None
2011-01-06 Synageva BioPharma, to-BBB to evaluate brain drug delivery technology 0 None
2011-01-06 Profectus BioSciences commences GENEVAX IL-12 phase 1 study for HIV 0 None
2011-01-06 FDA clears STI Medical Systems' ImageSense technology for use in colposcopy 0 None
2011-01-06 Digital reminiscence system can improve quality of life for people with mild dementia 0 None
2011-01-06 Using TMV to control temperature of children's bath water can reduce risk of scalding: Researchers 0 None
2011-01-06 Signal Genetics, Caris Life Sciences announce new agreement to commercialize MyPRS tool 0 None
2011-01-06 First web-based TBI screening tool for veterans 0 None
2011-01-06 Mayo Clinic uses Arctic Front Cardiac CryoAblation Catheter system for treating AF 0 4
2011-01-06 AOA says 3D viewing may help uncover vision disorders in children 0 None
2011-01-06 Transposagen, CDI enter license agreement for iPS cell line production 0 None
2011-01-06 Breakthrough in MRI allows brain scans more than seven times faster 0 None
2011-01-06 Odyssey Thera granted U.S. Patent for high-throughput screening of proteins 0 None
2011-01-06 Pico-Tesla commences placebo-controlled Magneceutical Therapy study for Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2011-01-06 ODS enters license agreement with Enox Biopharma to develop novel treatment for periodontal disease 0 None
2011-01-06 FDA grants marketing clearance to Crospon's EndoFLIP product 0 None
2011-01-06 Stereotaxis extends strategic partnership to distribute magnetic ablation catheters 0 None
2011-01-06 Reproductive biologist achieves major breakthrough in IVF technology 1 5
2011-01-06 DJO Incorporated announces acquisition of Elastic Therapy 0 None
2011-01-05 Smiths Medical introduces new implantable ports with CT identifiers 0 None
2011-01-05 Cell Biosciences introduces FluorChem M MultiFluor for detectig multicolor fluorescent Western blots 0 1
2011-01-05 Boston Scientific announces acquisition of Intelect Medical 0 None
2011-01-05 HCI signs deal with VHA for Community Health Needs Assessment System 0 None
2011-01-05 IRIS ships 3,000th iQ200 Automated Urine Microscopy Analyzer to Sarasota Memorial Hospital 0 None
2011-01-05 20% of patients who received implantable cardioverter-defibrillators did not meet guidelines for receipt of ICD 0 None
2011-01-05 OrbusNeich expands patent protection for Genous endothelial progenitor cell capture technology 0 None
2011-01-05 Invacare comments on FDA warning letter over bed manufacturing facility inspection 0 None
2011-01-05 iHealth Lab introduces Blood Pressure Monitoring System for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad 0 None
2011-01-05 Thomson Reuters and ChemAxon enter strategic partnership 0 None
2011-01-05 Polsa Pura Bracelet is an effective tool for healthy weight loss 0 None
2011-01-05 Qualcomm's wireless Internet of Everything Module integrated into Telcare 3GM blood glucose meter 0 None
2011-01-05 Researchers develop new hand-held instrument for glaucoma screening 0 None
2011-01-05 New wound care eLearning Portal for clinicians 0 None
2011-01-05 FDA approves Gore's C3 Delivery System to deploy EXCLUDER AAA Endoprosthesis 0 None
2011-01-04 Tiny light source and sensors in endoscope may detect esophageal cancer more accurately 0 None
2011-01-04 Boston Scientific acquires Sadra Medical 0 None
2011-01-04 NHS wastes £1bn on supplier rates: Report 0 None
2011-01-04 Single cancer cell could be detected in future using new test 0 4
2011-01-04 CAMFT launches new searchable online directory for counselors and therapists 0 None
2011-01-04 Revolutions Medical reworks exclusive license with Traxyz for breast biopsy localization system 0 None
2011-01-04 STAAR Surgical exceeds 200,000 Visian ICL global implants 0 1
2011-01-04 New research finds pattern for detecting 'false-positive' ANA results 1 4.7
2011-01-04 Fresenius Medical Care to acquire Euromedic's dialysis service business 0 None
2011-01-04 Eighth Annual CTO Summit and Left Main Coronary Interventions Course to be held Feb. 14-16, in New York City 0 None
2011-01-04 Clinical Decision Support Systems help reduce unnecessary CT and MRI scans 0 None
2011-01-04 Caution over frequent use of diagnostic tests for kids 0 None
2011-01-04 Reviewing medical imaging on portable media presents a problematic venture 0 None
2011-01-04 FDA clears first automated molecular tests to diagnose and differentiate HSV infection 0 5
2011-01-04 MGH, Veridex establish research center of excellence on circulating tumor cell technologies 0 None
2011-01-04 New technology can help implement safe driving strategies in electric wheelchairs 0 None
2011-01-04 18F-FDG PET scans help evaluate cognitive dysfunction of pediatric fever-induced epilepsy 0 None
2011-01-04 U-M research shows children are more frequently exposed to radiation through imaging tests 0 None
2011-01-04 Pandemic flu toolkit for nursing facilities 0 None
2011-01-04 Florida public hospitals a likely target for new governor; Two people appointed to create Calif. health exchange 0 None
2011-01-03 Cyfluent Chart, Version 2.0 receives Complete EHR certification 0 None
2011-01-03 Saint John's Health System and St.Vincent Jennings parter with Indiana Health Information Exchange 0 None
2011-01-03 SAIC awarded NIH follow-on task order to provide support to Center for Scientific Review 0 None
2011-01-03 Celera seeks FDA premarketing approval for KIF6 Genotyping Assay 0 None
2011-01-03 Innovative approach in revision plastic surgery 0 3


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