Press Releases

London—September 7, 2018—BTG plc (LSE: BTG), the global specialist healthcare company, today announces it has acquired Novate Medical Ltd. (“Novate”), a medical device company focused on the prevention of pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients at high risk of venous thromboembolic events. Novate…
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 6—Carestream Health has started shipping a new version of software for its Carestream OnSight 3D Extremity System that offers new standard features as well as optional enhanced metal artifact reduction software that can improve visibility of anatomy around metallic objects…
Frauenfeld, September 05, 2018 — SIS Medical, a Swiss manufacturer of innovative cardiology products, is launching three new models of its balloon catheters. EasyT, NIC 1.1 hydro and NIC Nano hydro have characteristics that define new standards for this type of catheters. They also recently…
Tokyo, Japan, August 28, 2018 - FUJIFILM Corporation entered a joint research agreement with Indiana University School of Medicine (Indianapolis, Indiana USA), a leading advanced medical institute in the United States, to develop the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in medical imaging…
DUBLIN and MUNICH — August 28, 2018 — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced new findings from the CRYO4PERSISTENT AF clinical trial demonstrating improved quality of life, reduced symptoms from abnormal heart rhythms, and low incidence of reinterventions and repeat ablation procedures. The…
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 27, 2018 — Jonathan Chen, MD, will join Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) as Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery on September 1, 2018. Dr. Chen joins a world-renowned surgical team who are pioneers in developing innovative surgical techniques, including…
CHARLESTON, S.C.—The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and Siemens Healthineers have formed a first-of-its-kind strategic partnership with the mutual goal of advancing the quality of health care in South Carolina. The partnership will capitalize on the coupling of MUSC’s clinical care…
KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 27, 2018 — Prevencio, Inc. today announces data demonstrating its HART PAD™ test accurately diagnoses peripheral artery disease (PAD) in diabetes mellitus (DM) patients, a patient population in which PAD prevalence has traditionally been difficult to assess. Researchers…
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 22—Phoenixville Hospital in Pennsylvania installed a Carestream DRX-Evolution Plus System, two Carestream DRX-Revolution mobile x-ray systems and five DRX-1 systems to serve its radiology department, ER, OR, ICU and NICU.    The hospital began converting to digital…
AMSTERDAM, Aug. 22, 2018 -- Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, today introduced the EPIQ CVx cardiovascular ultrasound system. Built on the powerful EPIQ ultrasound platform, EPIQ CVx is specifically designed to increase diagnostic confidence and simplify workflow for…
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 22 — Phoenixville Hospital (Phoenixville, Pa.) installed a CARESTREAM DRX-Evolution Plus System (see video link), two CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray Systems and five DRX-1 Systems to serve its radiology department, ER, OR, ICU and NICU.    The hospital began…
Santa Monica, CA, Aug. 14, 2018 — BioSig Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: BSGM), announced that the Company has received 510(k) clearance for its first product, PURE EP System, from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).   The non-invasive PURE EP System is a computerized system intended for…
Redwood City, Calif. — August 14, 2018 — iSchemaView, the leader in cerebrovascular imaging analysis, today announced accelerated adoption of the RAPID advanced imaging platform. Over 575 stroke centers in 22 countries around the world have now committed to using the RAPID platform, with 520…
Vienna, VA (August 13, 2018) — B. Kelly Han, MD, FSCCT, is the recipient of the inaugural 2018 DeHaan Award for Innovation in Cardiology, and presented the first Dehaan Award Lecture at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 13th Annual Scientific Meeting in Dallas, Texas on…
St. Paul, Minn. (August 10, 2018) – The American Association of Medical Society Executives (AAMSE) annually recognizes a select number of its members who have demonstrated a commitment to professional medical society management by honoring them as Recognized Fellows. AAMSE’s Recognized Fellows…
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 8, 2018 — Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire VENITI, Inc., a privately-held company in Fremont, California which has developed and commercialized the VICI VENOUS STENT® System for treating venous obstructive…
WAYNE, N.J., Aug. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc., a leader in MSK Ultrasound, announces UGPro™ Solution, a new initiative that provides complete solutions for ultrasound guided procedures (UGP) and therapies. By acquiring complimentary products and…
LONDON—Aug. 6, 2018—LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ: LIVN), a market-leading medical technology company, today announced the conclusion of the PRELUDE feasibility study for its Caisson Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement (TMVR) system. The PRELUDE first-in-human study evaluated the Company’s TMVR system…
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 1 — Alta View Clinic (Sandy, Utah) installed three CARESTREAM DRX-Ascend Systems (see video link) to capture urgent care, orthopaedic, pediatric and other radiology exams. The outpatient clinic is affiliated with Alta View Hospital and both facilities are members of…
Tenaya Therapeutics, a preclinical-stage biotechnology company focused on discovery and development of novel therapies for heart failure, announced the appointment of Faraz Ali as Chief Executive Officer. "We are thrilled to bring Faraz on board as the new CEO," said David Goeddel, Ph.D.,…
Wayne, N.J., July 31, 2018– FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of endoscopic imaging solutions, today announced the launch of its 700 Series Endoscopes. This newest product line features several enhancements in comfort, efficiency, and visualization. As part of Fujifilm’s…