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Masimo to Present in 20th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference

2021 07 Apr

 Masimo  (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that its management is scheduled to participate in the 20th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 3:45 p.m. Eastern Time. A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the Masimo website at  www.masimo.com . A replay of the webcast will be available following the live presentation. Read more

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Study Investigates the Effects of Rescue Therapies on the Cerebral Oxygenation of COVID-19 Patients

2021 06 Apr

Study Stresses the Importance of Brain Monitoring During the Treatment of Patients with Severe COVID-19 Masimo  (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced the results of a prospective, observational study published in Critical Care in which researchers in Genoa, Italy, evaluated the impact of a variety of rescue therapies on the systemic and cerebral oxygenation... Read more

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Study Investigates Impact of Automating Respiration Rate Measurement Using Masimo Rad-G™ with RRp®

2021 29 Mar

Masimo  (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced the results of a prospective, observational study published in Acta Paediatrica in which researchers from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto evaluated the accuracy of plethysmographic respiration rate measurement (RRp®) using Masimo Rad-G™, a rugged, handheld device, on malnourished, hospitalized children... Read more

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Hologic Receives Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award

2021 22 Mar

Hologic, Inc. , a global leader in women's health, has been named a winner of the 2021 Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award, the Company announced today. This prestigious award recognizes the most engaged workplace cultures in the world. Hologic has been on a six-year journey to create a culture of high engagement by focusing on developing talent,... Read more

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Sri Lankan Study Expands Evidence of the Benefits of CCHD Screening Using Masimo SET® Pulse Oximetry

2021 22 Mar

Masimo  today announced the results of a prospective study published in the Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health in which researchers in Colombo, Sri Lanka evaluated the efficacy of a pulse oximetry-based critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) newborn screening strategy using Masimo SET® pulse oximetry. 1  The authors concluded that pulse oximetry... Read more

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Affidea Group Speeds Up Its Growth in Outpatient Care, Acquires Orthoderm

2021 04 Mar

Affidea Group, the leading European provider of diagnostic imaging, outpatient and cancer care services has today announced the acquisition of Orthoderm, a highly regarded outpatient healthcare provider with a reputation for the delivery of innovative and quality care from its clinic located outside Belfast in Northern Ireland. With this acquisition,... Read more

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The New "Plus" in Human-Centered Open MRI is Taking Off at ECR 2021 With "SynergyDrive"

2021 03 Mar

Hitachi Medical Systems Europe (HMSE) announces the release of "APERTO Lucent Plus"*1, 0.4 Tesla permanent Open MRI and "AIRIS Vento Plus"*2, 0.3 Tesla permanent Open MRI system, both equipped with "SynergyDrive" on March 2, 2021, right at the start of ECR 2021 pop-up world tour.  Since the launch of "AIRIS" the first permanent MRI system back... Read more

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Affidea Group Expands into UK Through Acquisition Of Fortius Clinic

2021 02 Mar

Affidea Group, the leading European provider of diagnostic imaging, outpatient and cancer care services has today announced the acquisition of Fortius Clinic, the UK’s single largest orthopedic group with an international reputation in orthopaedics and MSK. This acquisition represents a strategic milestone for Affidea and fits perfectly with the company’s... Read more

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FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for New COVID-19, Flu A, Flu B Combo Kit

2021 16 Feb

One multiplex real-time PCR diagnostic kit can simultaneously detect and differentiate SARS-CoV-2, influenza A and influenza B The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted emergency use authorization (EUA) for the  Applied Biosystems TaqPath COVID-19, Flu A, Flu B Combo Kit  from Thermo Fisher Scientific, the company announced today.... Read more

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Exceptional Image Quality Is Possible In O R With Faxitron Trident HD Specimen Radiography System

2021 11 Feb

At Hologic , we understand that there is nothing more important for your breast surgery patients than being sure.   Are the margins clear? Do you have the specimen of interest? Have the markers been captured? We also understand the need to minimise time under anaesthesia and recall rates for additional excisions, together with... Read more

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Watford General Hospital Refits X-ray Rooms With Automated, Ceiling-Suspended Agfa DR 600 Solutions

2021 04 Feb

Watford General Hospital, part of the West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, has refurbished two existing X-ray rooms in its emergency department with  Agfa’s ceiling-suspended DR 600 solutions , and implemented  a mobile DR 100s  unit to provide imaging in A&E. Despite the COVID-19 crisis, the three Agfa solutions were successfully implemented in... Read more

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ECR 2021: Agfa Transforms Digital Radiography

2021 02 Feb

At ECR 2021, Agfa delivers on its promise and vision to transform digital radiography, with intelligent, meaningful answers to healthcare imaging needs For the second year in a row, ECR is being held virtually, due to the health and safety requirements of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a long-term supporter of ECR, Agfa is pleased to participate with... Read more

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Thermo Fisher Scientific to Acquire Point-of-Care Molecular Diagnostics Provider Mesa Biotech

2021 19 Jan

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc . (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mesa Biotech, Inc., a privately held molecular diagnostic company, for approximately  $450 million  in cash. Under the terms of the agreement,  Thermo Fisher  will pay up to an additional  $100 million... Read more

Executive Health Management

A Sharper Focus In Radiation Therapy Planning

2021 18 Jan

Internal movement caused by a patient's breathing presents a major challenge in tumor imaging. Motion artifacts in clinical images can cause difficulties when planning radiotherapy. René Werner from the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) has long been concerned with precisely this problem. Together with Christian Hofmann, physicist... Read more

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Dr. Mike Durkin Assumes Role As Vice Chairman of PSMF Board of Directors

2021 12 Jan

Durkin Will Serve Alongside Chairman Dr. Michael A.E. Ramsay to Help Organization Achieve Goal of Zero Preventable Deaths from Medical Errors by 2030 The  Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) , a global non-profit on a mission to achieve zero preventable patient deaths by 2030, has appointed Mike Durkin, OBE, MBBS, FRCA, FRCP, DSc to serve... Read more

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Fresenius Medical Care Expands Critical Care Offering With ExThera Medical’s Seraph 100 Adsorber

2021 07 Jan

Fresenius Medical Care, the world’s leading provider of products and services for people with chronic kidney failure, will offer the Seraph 100 Microbind Affinity Blood Filter from ExThera Medical Corporation in several European countries as of now. Both companies have signed a co-marketing and distribution agreement, effective in January 2021 and... Read more

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Royal Brompton Hospital, UK, Upgrades to DR With 2 Agfa DR Retrofits

2020 17 Dec

MUSICA image processing with Chest+ offers unique features for heart and lung imaging, including catheter processing and gridless chest imaging   · The versatile DR workflow supports increased patient throughput and reduced radiation dose. · MUSICA Chest+ for gridless bedside imaging helps increase speed and productivity by up to 30%.... Read more

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Ortho’s VITROS® B•R•A•H•M•S PCT Assay For Sepsis Now Available

2020 06 Dec

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics , a global leader of in vitro diagnostics dedicated to improving and saving lives through innovative laboratory solutions, received CE Mark for its VITROS ®  B•R•A•H•M•S PCT (Procalcitonin) assay, now commercially available to help clinicians identify sepsis and other severe bacterial infections. Ortho’s newest assay is available... Read more

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Affidea Expands In Croatia By Acquiring Sveti Rok Policlinic

2020 01 Dec

Amsterdam, December 1 st   2020 – In a bid to expand its private outpatient service portfolio, Affidea , the largest European provider of diagnostic imaging, outpatient and cancer care services, announces the acquisition of Sveti Rok, a reputed private medical provider in Zagreb.  The acquisition is another milestone of the successful business... Read more

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New ESC Guidelines for Atrial Fibrillation Published

2020 30 Nov

The European Society of Cardiology ( ESC ) has published their new guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation during its congress this year*. The recently released guidelines replace the recommendations of the Society, which were published in 2016. One of the most interesting innovations is the approach towards characterization... Read more