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MJH Associates‚ Inc., (MJH) a leading independent full-service health care education, market research and multichannel medical communications company, has acquired media assets from the UBM Life Sciences Group (part of Informa PLC). The acquisition comes with seven offices — six in the U.S. and…
AAD CEO and former HHS regional director to take helm of world’s largest group of heart and lung surgeons CHICAGO (February 6, 2019) — The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has hired Elaine Weiss, JD, as its Executive Director beginning in April 2019. She replaces Robert A. Wynbrandt, JD, who…
WASHINGTON – The National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) announced today the members of its 2019 Policy and Quality Committees. The NAACOS Policy Committee is a subcommittee of the NAACOS Board of Directors and helps guide the NAACOS advocacy agenda to improve the long-term stability and success…
AMSTERDAM, Feb. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced it has expanded its IntelliSpace Enterprise Edition, which combines Philips Radiology, Cardiology portfolios and PerformanceBridge, to now include the new…
DUBLIN — February 7, 2019 — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval on an expanded indication for its Pipeline(TM) Flex embolization device. Previously indicated for the endovascular treatment of adults with large or giant…
New York, February 2019—Digital therapeutics pioneer Kaia Health, which uses innovative AI-powered motion tracking technology to tackle some of the world’s most urgent health challenges, has unveiled a feasibility study to examine the impact of its digital therapeutic treatment of Chronic…
WASHINGTON (Feb 04, 2019) — The American College of Cardiology Foundation has acquired MedAxiom, a cardiovascular membership, services and consulting firm, adding the company’s recognized leadership in cardiovascular operations, performance improvement, and business acumen to ACC’s world class…
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 6 — North Colorado Medical Center (Greeley, Colo.) has installed two CARESTREAM DRX-Evolution Systems (see video link) and two CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray Systems. The hospital is operated by Banner Health.    The hospital, which is licensed for 378 beds, adopted…
FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. and FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc., will showcase their Enterprise Imaging and Informatics solutions at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's (HIMSS) Global Conference and Exhibition at the Orange CountyConvention Center, in Orlando, FL from…
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 4, 2019 — Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies announced today that Biosense Webster, Inc., a worldwide leader in the diagnosis and treatment of heart arrhythmias, has enrolled and treated the first patient in its U.S. Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) study…
Photorealistic rendering of CT, MRI and X-ray images enriches communication between clinical teams and patients through a better understanding of anatomy.  Global Illumination is now commercially available and featured at Canon Medical’s booth at Arab Health 2019 in Dubai. January 28, 2019;…
Jan 31, 2019 | Submitted by: Carestream
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 31 — Carestream Health earned top ratings from healthcare providers in three KLAS categories: Best in KLAS VNA/Image Archive, Best in KLAS PACS Middle East/Africa, and Category Leader in Universal Viewer for the second consecutive year. These awards were published in the …
DUBLIN and SAN DIEGO - January 30, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced new data supporting the long-term durability, safety, and efficacy of the Valiant(TM) Captivia(TM) thoracic stent graft system for the treatment of blunt thoracic aortic injury (BTAI). The presentation by Himanshu…
DANVERS, Mass. — Abiomed (NASDAQ:ABMD) has achieved CE Mark for Impella Connect, the first-of-its kind cloud-based technology that enables secure, real-time, remote viewing of the Impella console for physicians and hospital staff from anywhere with Internet connectivity. European CE Mark adds to…
Austin and Dallas, Texas – January 30, 2019 – eMDs, Inc. (“eMDs”) announced today that it has acquiredAprima Medical Software (“Aprima”), a leading provider of electronic health record (EHR) and practice management (PM) software and revenue cycle management (RCM) solutions to ambulatory care…
(Lowell, MA) January 30, 2019—More than 50% of clinically significant cardiac arrhythmias are recorded after the typical 48-hour monitoring period typical for Holter monitors. These legacy monitors rely on the patient to activate the device when they experience symptoms, but nearly 90 percent of…
CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 28, 2019 — Acutus Medical today announced 12-month data from the UNCOVER-AF trial investigating the use of the AcQMap advanced cardiac imaging and mapping visualization system in persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation procedures. Results presented at the 24th Annual…
DUBLIN — January 24, 2019 — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire EPIX Therapeutics, Inc. (EPIX), a privately-held medical device company that designs and manufactures a novel, catheter-based, temperature-controlled cardiac ablation…
LEIPZIG and MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (January 22, 2019) — Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) today announced diabetic subanalysis results from the IMPERIAL trial in which patients treated with the ELUVIA™ Drug-Eluting Vascular Stent System demonstrated statistically significant lower rates of target lesion…
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 22 — Carestream Health will showcase its latest version of Vue Clinical Collaboration Platform at the HIMSS 2019 tradeshow (Booth #2741) being held February 11-15 in Orlando, Fla. The latest release of its Clinical Collaboration Platform includes a zero-footprint offering…
STAMFORD, Conn.– FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging solutions with a comprehensive portfolio of digital radiography(DR) solutions, today announced that three more healthcare facilities across the United States have integrated Fujifilm’s DR solutions …