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Transluminal Technologies LLC CE mark velox CD Vascular Closure Device

Transluminal Technologies LLC, a Syracuse, NY-based medical device company, received CE mark approval for the velox CD Vascular Closure Device. 

Tryton Side Branch Stent EXTENDED Access Registry

Tryton Medical Inc. announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the EXTENDED Access Registry (Tryton IDE XA registry), a single arm clinical study of its Tryton Side Branch Stent....

August 6, 2014 — St. Jude Medical announced the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved a new technology add-on payment (NTAP) for the CardioMEMS heart failure (HF)...

August 6, 2014 — Cerner Corp. and Siemens AG announced the signing of a definitive agreement for Cerner to acquire the assets of Siemens' health information technology business unit, Siemens...

Medtronic, Acist Agreement FFR-IVUS Technologies

Acist Medical Systems entered into a strategic agreement with Medtronic to co-promote the world’s first Rapid Exchange FFR (RXi) and high definition IVUS (HDi) technologies in the United States....

Decision Resources Group finds that the United States clot management device market will expand through 2022, particularly in the later years. 

August 5, 2014 — A survey, published online in the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, of 13,860 patients who had undergone interventions for aortic valve disease in Germany...

August 5, 2014 — GE Healthcare announced the first integrated, simultaneous, time-of-flight (TOF) capable, whole-body Signa PET/MR (positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance) is 510(k)...

Cyber security, HIPAA, securing medical information

Did you know that medical data on 20,000 people could be exposed to abuse today? According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS), that is the number of people whose protected...

OSTAR Healthcare Technology P200 Remote Blood Pressure Monitoring System

OSTAR Healthcare Technology, a Washington State-based Medical Device and Healthcare IT company, announced the North American launch of its P Series Cloud Based Telehealth Blood Pressure Monitoring...

The launch of several drugs with “extraordinary blockbuster potential” will cause the acute coronary syndrome (ACS) treatment market to more than triple in value, from $12.3 billion in 2013 to $43...

radiation dose management in medical imaging

Patient radiation dose safety has become the latest buzzword. With the emerging regulations and mandates, technologies and best practices, the radiation safety information pool has become...

Mummy CT scans

New research published in June issue of Global Heart (the journal of the World Heart Federation) show that there are no significant differences in the incidence or severity of atherosclerotic...

August 4, 2014 — Ostar Healthcare Technology, a Washington-based medical device and healthcare IT company, announced the North American launch of its P Series cloud-based telehealth blood pressure...

August 4, 2014 — New technology in the form of a magnetically assisted remote-controlled catheter (MARC), which could allow physicians to see and assess brain tissue more clearly while treating a...

August 4, 2014 — Medtronic announced preliminary results from the first human implants of the world’s smallest pacemaker, the Micra transcatheter pacing system (TPS). Results from the first four...

SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Implant VAD Heart Failure Treatments

For the first time, cardiac surgeons, medical professionals and the public can watch the implantation of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart in a peer reviewed case report paper and...

Sorin Group Solo Smart Heart Valve Repair

Sorin Group received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Solo Smart Aortic Pericardial Heart Valve.

Toshiba Aquilion Prime CT

August 1, 2014 — Thousands of healthcare providers weighed in to identify this year's top-performing vendor solutions in 23 different medical equipment and infrastructure categories. The "2014...

Clinical Study Heart Vaccine Pharmaceutical

Researchers at Wayne State University have made a fundamental discovery and, in subsequent collaboration with scientists at La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology (LIAI), are one step...