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Sectra’s digital pathology solution selected for external quality assurance program

2017 18 Oct

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) signs digital pathology contract with the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Quality Assurance Programs (RCPAQAP). Sectra’s digital pathology solution will be used in training and quality assurance programs for pathology laboratories. It will provide pathologists... Read more

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Sectra to deliver nationwide imaging IT solution to Dutch breast screening program

2017 10 Oct

nternational medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has signed a multi-year agreement with the Dutch breast screening organization (FSB) for a nationwide solution. With the Sectra solution, the 59 mobile trailers, 11 fixed screening locations and 29 reading units used throughout the Netherlands can carry out and review breast... Read more

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New report from Sectra shows where radiologists see the added value of machine learning

2017 09 Oct

 A new report from medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra(STO: SECT B) shows in what areas of the diagnostic process radiologists themselves see the added value of machine learning. The report clearly shows more opportunities than threats.  Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning are set to disrupt the practice of radiology. How... Read more

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BIR position statement on the selection and purchase of lead aprons

2017 07 Oct

clarification on current and future legislation Due to changes in International Standards for personal protective equipment (PPE), it has become unclear whether current lead apron designs meet the new standards and whether they can continue to be purchased. This position statement seeks to clarify the present situation.    What’s going on with PPE?    There... Read more

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Masimo Announces U.S. Release of Trace™ Data Visualization and Reporting Tool

2017 07 Oct

 Masimo Trace™ Data Visualization and Reporting Tool Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) has announced  that the U.S. release of Trace™, patient data visualization and reporting software designed for Masimo Root® and Radical-7® monitors.   Trace is the first data visualization and reporting software compatible with the full capabilities of the Masimo Root Patient... Read more

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Panther Fusion® Flu A/B/RSV Assay Now FDA Cleared on Hologic's New Panther Fusion® System

2017 06 Oct

- New Panther Fusion Module Expands System's Molecular Testing Capabilities, Increases Efficiency and Flexibility for the Laboratory   Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Panther Fusion® Flu A/B/RSV assay running on the new Panther Fusion®... Read more

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FUJIFILM SonoSite most adopted and considered vendor for point-of-care ultrasound according to KLAS

2017 06 Oct

KLAS confirms the popularity of FUJIFILM SonoSite ultrasound systemsFUJIFILM SonoSite has been named the most adopted and most considered brand of point-of-care (POC) ultrasound system in the USA by independent healthcare informatics agency KLAS Research. This year's KLAS report – Ultrasound Imaging 2017 – conducted surveys and interviews with thousands... Read more

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Hologic enters into amended and restated five-year secured credit agreement

2017 04 Oct

- Initial Proceeds from New $1.5 Billion Term Loan and $1.5 Billion Revolving Credit Line Used to Refinance Senior Secured Debt -- Funds Also Expected to Contribute to Retirement of Remaining Convertible Notes -Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) has announced  that the Company has entered into an amended and restated credit agreement consisting of a new,... Read more

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Hologic announces offering of $350 Million of Senior Notes due 2025

2017 04 Oct

- Proceeds Expected to Contribute to Retirement of Remaining Convertible Notes -Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) has announced that it has launched, subject to market and other conditions, a private offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2025.  Hologic intends to use the proceeds of the offering and available cash, including... Read more

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Hologic to Announce Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter of Fiscal 2017

2017 03 Oct

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that the Company plans to release its financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 on Wednesday, November 8, 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... Read more

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Masimo announces full market release of Rainbow Acoustic Monitoring Sensor RAS-45

2017 02 Oct

Masimo rainbow Acoustic Monitoring® RAS-45 Acoustic Respiration SensorMasimo (NASDAQ: MASI) has announced  the full market release of RAS-45, an adhesive adult and pediatric acoustic respiration sensor for rainbow Acoustic Monitoring® (RAM™). RAS-45 offers the same performance as the currently available RAS-125c sensor but in a smaller size, with more... Read more

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Hologic CEO Steve MacMillan to Ring Nasdaq Opening Bell to Kick Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

2017 30 Sep

Trailblazing Company Behind the Genius™ 3D Mammography™ Exam Celebrates Year of Innovations in Breast Health Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that Steve MacMillan, the Company's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will join selected employees to ring the Nasdaq Opening Bell on October 2 in conjunction with the start of Breast... Read more

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Hologic receives FDA 510(k) clearance to market SculpSure® for non-invasive body contouring

2017 30 Sep

Patients in Clinical Studies Report 100% Satisfaction Rate   Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an expanded FDA 510(k) clearance for Cynosure's non-invasive body contouring product, SculpSure®. The state-of-the-art body contouring laser treatment is now cleared to treat a double chin... Read more

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Improving the efficiency and safety of regional anaesthesia with point-of-care ultrasound

2017 27 Sep

Dr Jim Corcoran carries out an ultrasound scan using the SonoSite instrumentUltrasound guidance is proving invaluable for the regional neurosurgical centre at the Salford Royal Hospital, helping to improve safety, save time and enhance the patient experience. Jim Corcoran, consultant neuroanaesthetist and clinical director for perioperative care, explained:... Read more

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Hologic introduces a more comfortable mammogram

2017 27 Sep

93% of Women Surveyed Reported Improved Comfort with the New System*Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced the commercial availability of its new SmartCurve™ breast stabilization system, which has been clinically proven to deliver a more comfortable mammogram without compromising image quality, workflow or dose.1 The SmartCurve system is available... Read more

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Getinge creates "Color for the Kids!" program to raise funds for The Children's Heart Foundation

2017 27 Sep

Program highlights Getinge's commitment to helping the youngest cardiac patients Getinge, a leading global provider of innovative medical technology, has created a vibrant charitable donation program -- "Color for the Kids!" -- to raise funds and support congenital heart defect research by The Children's Heart Foundation. Pediatric patients and caregivers, healthcare... Read more

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Masimo announces FDA clearance and full market release of Rad-97™ Pulse CO-Oximeter®

2017 25 Sep

 Masimo Rad-97™ Pulse CO-Oximeter® (center), Rad-97 with Integrated Noninvasive Blood Pressure (left), and Rad-97 with Integrated NomoLine™ Capnography (right)   Masimo (NASDAQ:MASI) has announced FDA 510(k) clearance and full market release of Rad-97™ Pulse CO-Oximeter®,including configurations with integrated NomoLine™ capnography and noninvasive... Read more

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The BIR marks International Day of Radiology and World Radiography Day with live webinar

2017 24 Sep

“The role of emergency radiologists in the management of polytraumatized patients” The BIR presents a webinar by the President of the European Society of Emergency Radiology, Dr Mariano Scaglione, to mark International Day of Radiology (IDOR) and World Radiography Day on 8 November 2017. This live webinar will discuss the crucial role of radiologists... Read more

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The changing face of anaesthesia

2017 19 Sep

Standard operating procedures are now commonplace in many commercial and industrial environments, but do they have a place in patient care? With constant pressure on healthcare providers to improve the quality and efficiency of care while reducing costs, standardisation of patient management is a logical step towards more streamlined services. Anaesthesia... Read more

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Newborn Foundation and Masimo Partnership Reaches 52,000 Babies and 1,000 Health Workers

2017 19 Sep

BORN Project convenes public health stakeholders to highlight key program successes at three-year mark, reinforcing global call to action to support universal newborn pulse oximetry screening as a tool to significantly reduce newborn mortality and drive treatment infrastructure in low-resource settings.  Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) and the Newborn Foundation has announced... Read more