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Siemens Healthineers Presents Solutions for the Digitalization in Healthcare

2017 25 Apr

ConhIT 2017, Berlin, April 25th to 27th, 2017, Siemens Healthineers in hall 2.2, no. B 112•   New partners for the Siemens Healthineers Digital Ecosystem: Ebit Srl – Esaote Group and HeartFlow•   eHealth Solutions for networking in healthcare with new Patient Portal including Home Monitoring•   PEPconnect for individual learning experience with over... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiobiologists are Invited to Apply for the BIR Nic McNally Travel Bursary

2017 22 Apr

£750 award for early career radiobiologists   Early career radiobiologists (scientifically or medically qualified) are invited to apply for the BIR Nic McNally Travel Bursary which offers £750 to attend and present their work at a relevant scientific conference.   Applicants must have already had a poster or talk accepted at the conference. The poster/talk... Read more

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BIR responds to NHS England Announcement on Increase in Emergency Mechanical Thrombectomy

2017 21 Apr

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) welcomes the announcement by NHS England that of the intention to roll out emergency mechanical thrombectomy in hospitals.The implementation of this procedure more widely will clearly reduce disability and long term complications for people with stroke.However there needs to be a clear policy to recruit the staff... Read more

IMAGING Management

Creating a New Standard for Ultrasound in Emergency Care

2017 21 Apr

Point-of-care (POC) ultrasound is now a common sight in emergency departments throughout the UK. Professor Bob Jarman, Consultant in Emergency Medicine at the Great North Trauma and Emergency Centre, explained the potential benefits of more widespread ultrasound use: “There is a lot of interest in POC ultrasound within our department, above and beyond... Read more

ICU Management

ESA Making Anaesthesia Safer with Lifebox

2017 20 Apr

The European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) was one the earliest supporters of Lifebox Foundation, the leading NGO making anaesthesia and surgery safer on a global scale. Since 2012 at Euroanaesthesia in Paris, the commitment of ESA members and membership societies has helped to support thousands of safer surgeries through Lifebox’s equipment and... Read more

ICU Management

Two Fire Rescue Departments Honored for Excellence in Emergency Medical Services

2017 12 Apr

Fire Service-Based EMS Awards Presented at 29th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services DinnerMasimo (NASDAQ: MASI) has announced that the Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) has honored the Orange County (Florida) Fire Rescue Department and the Montgomery County (Maryland) Fire & Rescue Service with the Excellence in Fire Service-Based... Read more

ICU Management

Six Days Without a Lung – a Look into the Future of Medical Technology

2017 12 Apr

The dramatic story of Canadian Melissa Benoit, who lived for six days without a lung, shows a view of a new chapter in the history of medical technology. The novalung iLA membrane lung, which replaced the functions of the lung, is a product of XENIOS AG. As a strategic partner of XOR Labs in Toronto, both companies wanted to cooperate to revolutionize... Read more

ICU Management

Masimo Announces Full Market Release of Root® Patient Monitor and Connectivity Hub

2017 11 Apr

Masimo Root® Patient Monitor and Connectivity Hub with Kite™ Supplemental Display System (Photo: Business Wire) Masimo (NASDAQ:MASI) has announced to the full market release of Root® with Kite™, a supplemental display system. Kite expands visibility of patient data for clinicians by allowing data from Root to be viewed on bigger screens, in customized... Read more

IMAGING Management

FUJIFILM SonoSite gives Clinicians the Edge for Rural Diagnostics

2017 06 Apr

 Point-of-care ultrasound helped Dr Fiona Witham to diagnose a wide range of pathologies in patients living in a remote rural area.A FUJIFILM SonoSite Edge® point-of-care ultrasound system recently helped clinicians participating in the Ukraine Christian Partnership’s (UCP’s) Summer Mission to diagnose a wide range of pathologies. Dr Fiona Witham, a... Read more

ICU Management

B.Braun & Philips Join forces to Innovate in Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia & Vascular Access

2017 06 Apr

Strategic alliance combines B. Braun’s leadership in regional anesthesia and Philips’ leadership in image guided therapy solutions with the aim to make regional anesthesia and vascular access easier to perform, leading to enhanced patient care and hospital efficiency.Xperius* is the new mobile ultrasound system specifically designed as the platform... Read more

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Hologic to Announce Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2017 on May 10, 2017

2017 04 Apr

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that the Company plans to release its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2017 on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, after the market closes.  In conjunction with the release, management will host a conference call that day at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.Interested participants may listen to the call by dialing... Read more

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Sectra Signs Enterprise-Wide PACS Contract with University of Pennsylvania Health System

2017 30 Mar

 International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) will install Sectra PACS in their healthcare enterprise. The Sectra solution, integrated with UPHS’s radiology information system, Epic Radiant, and the Epic EMR, will enable access and sharing of images... Read more

ICU Management

ICU Study Shows Significant Reduction in Time to Blood Gas Result using Sphere Medical’s Proxima™

2017 24 Mar

University Hospital Southampton presents ABG time and motion study results at key critical care conferencesUniversity Hospital Southampton demonstrates time saving potential of Proxima™ bedside blood gas monitoring system Sphere Medical, an innovative company in critical care monitoring and diagnostics equipment, announces that a recent time and motion... Read more

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Hologic Completes Acquisition of Cynosure

2017 22 Mar

- Transaction Provides Entry into Large, Fast-Growing Medical Aesthetics Market, Boosts Hologic's Growth Rate -Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced  that it has completed the acquisition of Cynosure, Inc., a leader in medical aesthetics systems and technologies, for $66 per share in cash."We are pleased to complete our acquisition of Cynosure,... Read more

ICU Management

FDA Clears Test to Help Manage Antibiotic Treatment For Lower Respiratory Tract Infections & Sepsis

2017 22 Mar

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared the expanded use of the Vidas Brahms PCT Assay to help health care providers determine if antibiotic treatment should be started or stopped in patients with lower respiratory tract infections, such as community-acquired pneumonia, and stopped in patients with sepsis. This is the first test to use procalcitonin... Read more

Cardiology Management

Clinical Trials Demonstrate Benefits of iFR Compared to FFR

2017 22 Mar

The DEFINE FLAIR and iFR Swedeheart studies establish that iFR offers a faster procedure while almost completely eliminating severe patient symptoms as compared to FFR. - Patient outcome data from the DEFINE FLAIR and iFR Swedeheart trials, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, has potential to positively impact the use and adoption of iFR-guided... Read more

ICU Management

Sphere Medical Introduces Trend Graphs & Scheduling to Proxima™

2017 20 Mar

New Proxima blood testing functionality for enhanced critical care patient management highlighted at ISICEM 2017Proxima™ bedside blood gas, electrolyte and metabolite analyser now with Trend Graphs.  Sphere Medical, an innovative company in critical care monitoring and diagnostics equipment, announces the introduction of new functionality to its Proxima™... Read more

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Masimo Announces CE Marking of Rad-97™ Pulse CO-Oximeter® & Connectivity Hub

2017 20 Mar

Masimo Rad-97™ Pulse CO-Oximeter® and Connectivity Hub with Noninvasive Blood Pressure Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) has announced the CE marking of noninvasive blood pressure (NIBP) measurements for the Rad-97™ Pulse CO-Oximeter® and connectivity hub. Rad-97 offers Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ SET® pulse oximetry and upgradeable rainbow® noninvasive... Read more

ICU Management

New Study Evaluates the Utility of Masimo SpHb® Monitoring During Liver Transplantation

2017 19 Mar

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) has announced the publication of a recent study conducted on adult patients undergoing liver transplantation (LT), in which researchers assessed the accuracy and trending ability of noninvasive Masimo SpHb® (total hemoglobin) measurement, as compared to conventional laboratory hemoglobin (HbL) measurements. The researchers found... Read more

Cardiology Management

Siemens Healthineers & HeartFlow Collaborate to Provide Solution

2017 16 Mar

•   Global agreement allows companies to develop integrated, noninvasive care solutions for improved management of coronary artery disease patients•   The collaboration’s joint solution pairs CT scanners from Siemens Healthineers with the HeartFlow FFRct AnalysisSiemens Healthineers and HeartFlow, Inc. have entered into a global collaboration agreement... Read more