Archive for ◊ May, 2010 ◊

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• Monday, May 31st, 2010

Global scientific, technical, medical and scholarly (STMS) publisher Wiley-Blackwell has announced that its evidence-based clinical decision support product, Essential Evidence Plus (EE+), is now accessible from mobile devices. Physicians on the move can now easily find answers to challenging point-of-care questions from their iPhoneTM, IPod Touch®, AndroidTM, Blackberry® or other Smartphones. EE+ is accessible through […]

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• Sunday, May 30th, 2010

Optovue, a pioneer in fourier/spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (OCT), has announced that the new iVue compact SD-OCT has received FDA 510(k) clearance on April 29, 2010. “The iVue compact SD-OCT was officially launched outside the United States in January of this year, and we have seen very high demand – as expected – in the […]

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• Sunday, May 30th, 2010

Infants born with a severely underdeveloped heart who undergo a newer surgical procedure are more likely to survive their first year and not require a heart transplant than those who have a more traditional surgical procedure, according to a report by researchers supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), which is part […]

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• Saturday, May 29th, 2010

News outlets report on advances in health information technology. The New York Times: A “broad transformation in health care underway” is “fueled in good part by technology” that “promises to shift a lot of the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of disease from hospitals and specialized clinics, where treatment is expensive, to primary care physicians and […]

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• Saturday, May 29th, 2010

For three September days, Lisbon, Portugal will become the capital city of pharma quality professionals. Senior level executives from Europe and World leading companies will meet to discuss the best practices on how to achieve QC laboratory excellence, how and where to deploy and develop measurable quality systems, Quality Risk Management, QbD & PAT and […]

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• Friday, May 28th, 2010

Launching its entry into the healthcare industry, today MEMI TECH, LLC (My Electronic Medical Information) has announced a new healthcare tool aimed at reducing medical errors by enabling the patient to play an active role. The future of healthcare just got personal! 911 Medical ID™ saves personal health records (PHR) in a secure electronic environment, […]

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• Friday, May 28th, 2010

5/27/2010 ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–St. Jude Medical, Inc., a global medical device company, today announced European CE Mark approval of its new Epiducer™ lead delivery system for neurostimulation therapy. Unveiled at the Neurosurgery 2010 Congress in Lyon, France, the Epiducer lead delivery system is the first of its kind, allowing introduction of S-Series perc-paddle leads […]

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• Friday, May 28th, 2010

* To sell Rigging Services business to Houston Wire & Cable * Says deal to reduce FY rev, profit * To focus on medical technology products May 27 (Reuters) – Diversified manufacturer Teleflex Inc (TFX.N) said it agreed to sell its rigging services business to Houston Wire & Cable (HWCC.O) for $50 million to focus […]

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• Thursday, May 27th, 2010

X-spine, a global manufacturer of implants and instruments for spinal surgery, announced FDA clearance of its new Fixcet ™ Spinal Facet Screw System. The system is designed to provide spinal stability for lumbar fusion procedures, including the treatment of degenerative disk disease, instability and trauma. The system incorporates a novel one-piece screw design which provides […]

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• Thursday, May 27th, 2010

5/27/2010 GERMANTOWN, Maryland and HILDEN, Germany, May 26, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — QIAGEN N.V. today announced that it has signed an agreement with Roche Molecular Systems Inc., a unit of Roche Holding AG, resolving a dispute over distribution rights for a set of companion diagnostic products developed and manufactured by QIAGEN’s Manchester subsidiary DxS Ltd. Subsequently, […]