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Executive Health Management

Hansen Medical and Philips Reinforce Collaboration in Robotic Systems for Endovascular Interventions

2013 23 Jul

Hansen Medical and Philips have reached an important milestone in their long-term collaboration by securing certified compatibility - article 12 of the Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC, as amended by 2007/47/EC - between Hansen Medical’s Magellan Robotic System and Philips’ Allura interventional X-ray systems. Article 12 compatibility covers specific... Read more

Cardiology Management

Abbott Announces CE Mark for World's Longest Coronary Drug Eluting Stent

2013 21 May

Abbott today announced CE Mark in Europe for the XIENCE Xpedition™ 48 Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System, the first-of-its-kind treatment for very long blockages in the vessels that supply blood to the heart due to coronary artery disease (CAD). XIENCE Xpedition 48 leverages the proven design and clinical outcomes of the XIENCE family of drug... Read more

Executive Health Management

Beckman Coulter Launch New Benchtop Hematology Analyser

2013 17 May

Delivering on its commitment to advance and optimize clinical diagnostic laboratories, Beckman Coulter has launched a new benchtop hematology analyser for mid- to high-volume laboratories. Building on the company’s proven cellular analysis technology, Beckman Coulter’s new UniCel DxH 600 Coulter cellular analysis system — complete with recently U.S.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Upgraded CytoDiff CXP Software for HematoFlow Enhances Confidence in Flow Cytometry

2013 17 May

Beckman Coulter has introduced an advanced version of the innovative CytoDiff CXP Autogating Software. The new software is an integral part of the company’s HematoFlow solution — combining diagnostic reagent, hematology and flow cytometry hardware and IT expertise.  The introduction of Version 2 CytoDiff CXP Autogating software is designed to give laboratories... Read more

IMAGING Management

Toshiba Presents New CT Scanners

2013 06 May

The new Aquilion ONE/ ViSION Edition CT scanner (pictured) from Toshiba distinguishes itself with a faster rotation speed of just 0.275 seconds which is applicable for all routine applications. A wider 78 cm gantry bore improves patient comfort and access. In combination with AIDR 3D, the ViSION Edition provides fast and robust low dose imaging for... Read more

Executive Health Management

New Abbott Test Helps Doctors Detect the Presence of Two Important Health Issues

2013 28 Mar

Abbot today announced that the ARCHITECT AFP test, which may help doctors detect serious birth defects and the progression of testicular cancer, received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval. Biomarkers, such as alpha-fetoprotein (AFP), are substances in the body that physicians can measure to identify the progress of diseases or conditions... Read more

Executive Health Management

COCIR Welcomes IMS As A New Member

2013 28 Mar

COCIR, an organisation representing the European medical imaging, electromedical and healthcare ICT industry, has welcomed Italian company Internazionale Medico Scientifica (IMS) as its newest member. Founded in 1965, the company is a medical research organisation initially focused on X-ray products and conventional radiography. Since 1990, the company... Read more

Executive Health Management

Siemens Audiology Process Innovation Creates Time and Quality Efficiencies

2013 26 Mar

The Department of Hearing Services at The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust has announced the results of a study into Real Ear Measurements (REMs) - the process of verifying a patient’s hearing prescription against the real ear acoustics of a hearing aid to ensure an accurate fit - using a specialist audiology technology solution compared to manual adjustments. Results... Read more

Executive Health Management

Eucomed Launches Portal on Market Access in European Countries

2013 14 Mar

Eucomed, the European Medical Technology Industry Association, announced today the launch of its Reimbursement Portal, a visual overview of national reimbursement systems and critical information on how to obtain reimbursement in these European and neighbouring countries. Available at, the service enables medical device manufacturers... Read more

Executive Health Management

Toshiba Unveils Partnership With VUmc to Support Dementia Research

2013 09 Mar

Toshiba has unveiled a ground-breaking scientific co-operation with one of the world’s leading centres for research into dementia and neuro-degenerative conditions.The partnership with the Department of Radiology and the Department of neurology at the VU medisch centrum (VUmc) in Amsterdam will see Toshiba provide its latest MR system, the Titan 3T... Read more