Archive for ◊ May, 2012 ◊

• Thursday, May 24th, 2012

A new article titled, “An HIT Solution for Clinical Care and Disaster Planning: How One Health Center in Joplin, MO, Survived a Tornado and Avoided a Health Information Disaster,” by the Geiger Gibson /RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, was released in the Online […]

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• Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Print This Article Minnesota-based Zyga Technology, Inc. has raised $25 million to continue the development and marketing of its minimally invasive spine technology. The company offers a sacroiliac joint fusion system called the SImmetry. The company is also involved in clinical trials for their Glyder facet resurfacing product. While we’ve heard frequent laments that investors […]

• Thursday, May 24th, 2012

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., and SYDNEY, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — HeartWare International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTWR; ASX: HIN), a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced that it has received an expanded European label for long-term use of the HeartWare® Ventricular Assist System in all patients at risk of […]

• Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Memphis Business Journal by Michael Sheffield, Staff writer Memphis company MRI Interventions officially launched its initial public offering this week. The company makes and markets a minimally invasive neurosurgical system called ClearPoint, which uses MRI scanners to pinpoint designated areas in the brain for surgery. The device enables surgeons to perform surgeries while patients are […]

• Thursday, May 24th, 2012

AxioMed Spine Corporation announced on May 22 that the company has completed the final closing of its Series D financing, raising $5 million in two tranches from current and new investors. This funding augments the previously announced $15 million Series D financing. AxioMed’s Freedom Lumbar Disc (FLD) is currently on the market in the EU […]