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Point-of-Care Ultrasound Takes to the Skies

2017 20 Jul

 EHAAT crew members and the SonoSite team with the new helicopterSonoSite representatives joined Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) at Audley End House in Essex on the 25th June as the charity celebrated its 20th anniversary and unveiled its rebranded fleet – including the first public appearance of its recently purchased Augusta Westland AW169 helicopter... Read more

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EOS imaging Reports 16% Revenue Growth for the First Half 2017

2017 19 Jul

Strong growth in EMEA and Asia-PacificNew organization in North AmericaEOS imaging (Paris:EOSI) (Euronext, FR0011191766 - EOSI - Eligible PEA - SME), the pioneer of orthopaedic medical imaging, 2D/3D, has announced its (non-audited) consolidated revenue for the first semester ended June 30, 2017.Marie Meynadier, Chief Executive Officer of EOS imaging,... Read more

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Amsterdam University Hospital breaks ground in its medical training with Sectra Education Portal

2017 14 Jul

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra’s (STO: SECT B) solution for medical education and clinical training, Sectra Education Portal, is now in use at the Amsterdam Center for Radiological Anatomy (ACRA). ACRA is part of the Academic Medical Center (AMC) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Sectra Education Portal and its interactive... Read more

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Hologic to Announce Financial Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2017 on Wed, August 2, 2017

2017 12 Jul

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that the Company plans to release its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2017 on Wednesday, August 2, 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

ICU Management

Sphere Medical Proxima™ Bedside Blood Gas Monitoring System Compatible with Philips IntelliVue

2017 03 Jul

As a patient dedicated system, Proxima is always connected to the patient via their arterial line and ready to go instantly.   Sphere Medical, an innovative company in critical care monitoring and diagnostics equipment, announces that its Proxima™ bedside blood gas monitoring system is compatible with Philips IntelliVue Patient Monitoring Systems through... Read more

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Hologic Notified Holders of 2.00% Convertible Exchange Senior Notes Due 2042 are Eligible to Convert

2017 03 Jul

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that it has notified holders of the 2.00% Convertible Exchange Senior Notes due 2042 (CUSIP No. 436440 AC5) issued March 5, 2012, and Wilmington Trust Company, the trustee, paying agent and conversion agent for the notes, that holders are eligible to convert the notes.  This conversion right is subject to the... Read more

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BJR Launches CPD Questions

2017 01 Jul

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) has launched  continuous professional development (CPD) questions on selected articles in BJR and BJR|case reports. The Institute has previously provided CPD for its multidisciplinary community through educational events and online resources, so extending this to its journals was a natural next step. “It is a... Read more

ICU Management

Study Compares Performance of Masimo Next Generation SedLine® PSi to Original PSi During Anesthesia

2017 29 Jun

 Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) has announced the findings of an abstract presented at Euroanaesthesia 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland. In the study, researchers at University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands, compared original and Next Generation versions of Masimo Patient State Index (PSi, a processed EEG parameter related to the effect of anesthetic agents)... Read more

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Sectra Publishes Annual Report and Corporate Governance Report for 2016/2017

2017 29 Jun

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra’s (STO: SECT B) Annual Report for the 2016/2017 fiscal year is now available on www.sectra.com/annual_report . The Board of Directors’ most recent Corporate Governance Report is available on www.sectra.com/corporate_governance .Investors and shareholders are asked to refer to the digital... Read more

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Hologic's New Panther Fusion® System, Flu and Respiratory Assays Now CE Marked in Europe

2017 29 Jun

New Panther Fusion® Module Expands Molecular Testing Capabilities, Increases Productivity and Flexibility for the LaboratoryHologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has obtained a CE mark in Europe for its new Panther Fusion system and Panther Fusion assays for flu and respiratory testing, the Company has announced. The Fusion module system offers laboratories... Read more

Executive Health Management

UPMC, considers opportunities to join Moscow International Medical Cluster

2017 22 Jun

UPMC, world-renowned health care provider from USA, arrived on official visit to Russia by the invitation of Michael Yugay, the CEO of the International Medical Cluster Foundation (IMC Foundation).   IMC Foundation presented to UPMC International, a division of UPMC, a concept of the Moscow International Medical Cluster (MIMC) and the parties spoke... Read more

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Hologic Announces FDA Clearance of Aptima® Assay to Detect Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2

2017 21 Jun

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced  that it has obtained FDA clearance to market the Aptima® Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) 1 & 2 molecular assay on the fully automated Panther® system. The test will be commercially available in the 50 United States, U.S. territories and Puerto Rico. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,... Read more

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Swedish Healthcare Provider Selects Sectra’s Digital Pathology Solution for Primary Diagnostics

2017 21 Jun

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that Västernorrland County Council, in Sweden, orders Sectra’s solution for storing and reviewing digital pathology images. A digital pathology solution contributes to improving cancer care by providing shorter lead times. The solution will be used for primary... Read more

IT Management

Philips Speeds Up Research and Biomarker Discovery with Major Upgrade

2017 19 Jun

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, has announced the launch of its Xplorei web-based informatics platform for drug research and biomarker discovery. Part of Philips’ computational pathology portfolio, the new release marks a major upgrade for both pharma and academic researchers, as it will provide them with... Read more

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Hologic Receives Expanded FDA 510(k) Clearance to Market Cynosure's SculpSure®

2017 16 Jun

SculpSure Now Cleared to Treat Five Areas of the BodyHologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an expanded clearance for Cynosure's non-invasive body contouring product, SculpSure, to treat the back and inner and outer thighs. The SculpSure treatment is already FDA-cleared for treatment of... Read more

ICU Management

New Study Investigates the Clinical Utility of ORi™, Masimo Oxygen Reserve Index™

2017 14 Jun

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) has announced the findings of an abstract presented at the recent International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. In the study, researchers at the UC Davis School of Medicine evaluated the potential clinical utility of Masimo Oxygen Reserve Index™ (ORi™) as an early warning of arterial hemoglobin... Read more

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Primex Pharmaceuticals at Euroanaesthesia 2017

2017 14 Jun

Swiss company Primex Pharmaceuticals AG presents ADV6209 at Euroanaesthesia 2017. With a growing number of surgical and diagnostic procedures being performed globally, children are subjected to increased levels of anxiety that may occur before anaesthesia or thereafter, leading to behavioural stress and frightened, phobic and non-cooperative children... Read more

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Point-of-Care Ultrasound Helps Streamline Management of Cardiac Arrest

2017 13 Jun

Point-of-care systems are ideal for the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh’s emergency ultrasound training programmePoint-of-care ultrasound plays an important role in the management of cardiac arrest, as Dr Matthew Reed, an Emergency Medicine consultant at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, explained: “We know that the prognosis for a patient with a beating... Read more

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FDA Approves Hologic's Genius™ 3D Mammography™ Exam

2017 08 Jun

--Genius exam improves cancer detection and reduces recall rates for women of all ages and breast types, including the nearly 50 percent of women of breast cancer screening age who have dense breasts----Separate, recently published data analysis strongly supports starting breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis beginning at age 40--Hologic, Inc.... Read more

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Inauguration of the first Infinix-i 4D CT in Europe

2017 07 Jun

– The most innovative interventional radiology room for the treatment of liver tumors at the Saint Eloi University Hospital Montpellier, France – The Montpellier University Hospital has inaugurated an avant-garde interventional radiology intervention room in the Department of Interventional Radiology at the St-Eloi Hospital. The Infinix-i 4D CT room... Read more