Press Releases

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 2, 2018 — Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) today announced positive data from a planned interim analysis of the ongoing open-label extension of the Phase 2 trial of its investigational drug candidate ralinepag, a next-generation, oral, selective and potent prostacyclin…
IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 26, 2018 — Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, announced at a 60th anniversary educational event that the Every Heartbeat Matters initiative has exceeded the…
Haifa, Israel and Miami, Florida, September 26, 2018 — INSIGHTEC®,a global medical technology innovator of incisionless surgery, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Exablate Neuro™ compatibility for the state-of-the-art MRI Scanners Magnetom Skyra,…
Rochester, New York - Radiology staff at VCU Medical Center, the comprehensive care center of VCU Health located in downtown Richmond, Virginia, perform approximately 160,000 imaging procedures a year with six CARESTEAM DRX-Evolution Systems (see video link), nine CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution…
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 25, 2018 — Shimadzu Medical Systems USA and Change Healthcare, have entered a partnership through which Shimadzu will offer Change Healthcare Cardiology™ Hemo, along with its Trinias line of angiography systems. The announcement was made today at the annual Transcatheter…
LONG BEACH, Calif.—Sept. 26, 2018—SCAN Health Plan, a leading senior-focused organization with the mission of keeping seniors healthy and independent, today announced Adrienne Morrell as its senior vice president of public, government and community affairs. In her new role, Morrell will work to…
Montreal, Quebec, September 25, 2018 – Intelerad Medical Systems™, a leader in enterprise workflow solutions, is pleased to announce that following the retirement of Randall Oka, its board of directors has appointed Paul Lepage as its new president and chief executive officer. Paul Lepage is a…
RESTON, VA – (September 25, 2018) – SOC Telemed (SOC), the leader in acute care telemedicine, today announces its selection by Sound Physicians to deliver a scalable and flexible technology platform for its national telemedicine operations. Sound Physicians, one of the largest national physician…
Tokyo, September 14, 2018 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) announced today that it has received an order for the compact proton therapy system from Tokushukai Medical Group, and the system will be installed at Shonan Kamakura Advanced Medical Center, which is planned to be built near…
LOUISVILLE, Ky. & ATLANTA & CHICAGO & BOSTON–Healthcare revenue cycle technology leaders Waystar and Connance today announced that the parties have reached a definitive agreement to combine their operations. The combined company, which will eventually operate under the Waystar name,…
DUBLIN — September 18, 2018 — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an investigational device exemption (IDE) to initiate a single-arm study to evaluate the CoreValve Evolut(TM)TAVR system in patients with bicuspid aortic valves…
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (SEPTEMBER 17, 2018) — W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) today announced the first European patient implant of the GORE® EXCLUDER® Conformable AAA Endoprosthesis with ACTIVE CONTROL System. This next-generation endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) device is indicated to…
Malvern, Pennsylvania — Sep 17, 2018 — The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus recently became the first health care facility in the United States to install the new SOMATOM go.Top computed tomography (CT) system from Siemens Healthineers. The 128-slice scanner expands the…
WATERLOO, Ontario, Sept. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Client Outlook, a leading provider of FDA Class II enterprise diagnostic and clinical image viewing solutions, announced today their partnership with DocPanel Technologies to support a progressive alternative to traditional radiology reading…
Minneapolis, MN—September 13, 2018—Researchers at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation®(MHIF) enrolled their first patient in the TVINCITIES study (aorTic Valve dIsease aNd raCIal dispariTIES). This study is an example of physician-initiated research conducted at MHIF and is inspired and…
ARLINGTON, TEXAS, Sept. 13, 2018 – With individuals constantly on the go, it’s becoming more of a necessity to have digital access to important medical history information. Texas Health Resources is addressing the need by empowering patients access to their health records through the Apple…
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 12—Columbus Regional Health (Columbus, Ind.) has deployed a CARESTREAM DRX-Transportable System/Lite to complete its conversion to DR. The DRX-Transportable System/Lite includes a wireless DRX Plus 3543 detector, wireless access point and tablet PC. It is used in two…
Siemens Healthineers has announced the first global installation of its newest ultrasound system, the Acuson Sequoia, at Baptist Health South Florida. With ten facilities and five “centers of excellence” in the South Florida region, Baptist Health South Florida purchased numerous Acuson Sequoia…
CHICAGO – Each September, the American Medical Association (AMA) recognizes influential female physician leaders as part of Women in Medicine Month. To showcase the accomplishments of these leaders, the AMA Women Physicians Section (WPS) and the AMA Foundation today announced the winners of the …
New Leader to Also Serve as SVP and CEO of Health System's South Market in Southeast Michigan DETROIT, Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Following an extensive, national search, Henry Ford Health System has selected a new CEO for Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. Richard "Chip" Davis, Ph.D., is…
DUBLIN – September 10, 2018 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the start of the Onyx ONE Clear Study in the U.S. and Japan that will evaluate one-month dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) in high bleeding risk patients implanted with the Resolute Onyx™ Drug-Eluting Stent (DES) during…