Archive for ◊ October, 2011 ◊

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• Friday, October 07th, 2011

ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ), a global medical device company, today announced regulatory approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) of the Pentaâ„¢ surgical lead for neurostimulation therapy to manage chronic pain.   The Penta surgical lead addresses complex pain patterns like low back pain and arm and […]

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• Friday, October 07th, 2011

10/7/2011 7:04:54 AM By Eli Segall, Reporter – Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal   Government regulators on Thursday filed fraud charges against two former sales executives at Mountain View medical equipment company Hansen Medical Inc. Christopher Sells, former vice president of commercial operations at Hansen, and Timothy Murawski, a former vice president of […]

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• Friday, October 07th, 2011

Currently, more than 30% of knee replacement surgeries suffer from misalignment problems caused by the “fog of surgery” where the precise orientation of internal bones is difficult to determine, asserts Darius Kharabi, vice-president of corporate development for OrthAlign, a privately held medical device company in Aliso Viejo, California. The company was founded in 2008 to […]

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• Friday, October 07th, 2011

In an industry driven by improving the quality of patient care, meeting regulations and controlling costs, leading Healthcare IT executives understand the strategic importance of working towards a digital era. As the population continues to age, chronic diseases grow and patients become empowered through new technologies, the Healthcare landscape has to adapt as its workload […]