BioSig to uplist to NASDAQ exchange
BioSig Technologies (OTCQB: BSGM) said this week it plans to uplist onto the Nasdaq Capital Market, beginning today. The Santa Monica, Calif.-based company said that the uplisting follows its receipt of FDA 510(k) clearance for its Pure EP electrophysiology system. BioSig said that the PureEP system is designed for acquiring, digitizing, amplifying, filtering, measuring and calculating, displaying, recording and storing electrocardiographic and intracardiac signals for patients undergoing electrophysiology procedures. “We are extremely pleased to be stepping onto the Nasdaq Capital Market at this pivotal po...
Source: Mass Device - September 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Wall Street Beat BioSig Technologies Source Type: news

Nearly 3,000 patients to be dispersed as North East practice closes
A GP practice in Hebburn, Tyne and Wear has decided to hand back its APMS contract earlier than planned, leaving almost 3,000 patients having to register elsewhere.  The Park Surgery– whose closure will not affect The Glen Medical Group, operating from the same building– will continue to see patients until 31 March 2019.  NHS South Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is now contacting patients to encourage them to register with another practice as soon as possible. Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - September 21, 2018 Category: Practice Management Authors: vfiore Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Practice management Premises Latest News Source Type: news

Probation rescue plans will be disastrous
Responding to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) consultation on the structure and services provided by the probation system, UNISON national officer for probation Ben Priestley said: “This is the last chance saloon for the probation service and rescue plans proposed by the MoJ just don’t cut the mustard. “Earlier this year, the Justice Select Committee laid bare the failings of the government’s probation reforms, yet astonishingly ministers want to continue with the disastrous split between public and private provisions. “Before these counterproductive reforms, probation was a succe...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - September 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News ben priestley police police and justice probation public services Source Type: news

MeMed Looks to Distinguish Between Bacterial and Viral Infections
Bacterial or viral infection, that is the question. Hafai-Israel based MeMed Diagnostics is developing a point-of-care platform and immune-based test that will one day be able to provide answers. Such a test could help with the overuse and underuse in antibiotics used to treat patients. “Often what the clinician is trying to figure out, is if this is a bacterial or viral infection,” Eran Eden, co-founder and CEO of MeMed, told MD+DI. “If it’s a bacterial infection – then [the patient gets] antibiotics. If it’s antibi...
Source: MDDI - September 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: IVD Business Source Type: news

DSP Clinical Research Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing U.S....
Specialty Contract Research Organization (CRO) continues robust growth with unique, fixed-price billing model and à la carte services approach to guide small to mid-size biopharma and device...(PRWeb September 21, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/dsp_clinical_research_named_to_inc_5000_list_of_fastest_growing_u_s_private_companies_for_5th_time/prweb15775802.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS England pushes for open systems
NHS England is reminding trusts and other NHS bodies of their obligations under the NHS standard contract to publish specifications that will allow their information systems to work with other NHS systems. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 21, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Alydia Health raises $10m in Series B
Alydia Health, formerly known as InPress Technologies, said today it closed a $10 million Series B financing round to help support its technology platform designed to prevent maternal morbidity and mortality caused by postpartum hemorrhage. The round was led by the Global Health Investment Fund and joined by Astia Angles and other existing investors. As part of the round, Global Health Investment Fund managing partner Dr. Curt LaBelle will join the company’s board of directors. “Alydia Health’s solution for postpartum hemorrhage offers tremendous potential for mothers and families around the world, starti...
Source: Mass Device - September 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Funding Roundup Women's Health alydiahealth Source Type: news

Durham ’s BioAgilytix continues Durham expansion
BioAgilytix, the Durham-based provider of contract bioanalytical testing services, has announced plans to continue its aggressive growth in the Triangle community by expanding the company headquarters.   The company will be adding an additional 21,173-square-foot building directly adjacent to its existing facility in Durham, bringing the total campus to 69,000 square feet. Just under half of the new facility will be dedicated to lab space, allowing for BioAgilytix to further accommodate larger s tudies.  “Across… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Harrison Miller Source Type: news

Aurora Health Care seeks dismissal of $10M suit by Colliers affiliate
Aurora Health Care is seeking to dismiss a $10 million lawsuit filed by a Chicago affiliate of Colliers International that claims the health care system breached a contract for advisory services on sale-leaseback deals. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Here's how Certus will expand its memory care operations in Central Florida
The company has several development sites under contract in the state. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Here ’s What’s So Worrying About Elon Musk’s Latest Moon Plans
Things are going to get awfully busy for Elon Musk in 2023. That’s the year that Japanese entrepreneur and paying passenger Yusaku Maezawa will set off on his just-announced one-week mission around the moon aboard Musk’s waggishly named BFR—which nominally stands for “Big Falcon Rocket” but, this being Musk, stands for something else, too. Maezawa has booked all seven seats aboard the spacecraft and intends to fill them with artists, hoping to capture the wonder of the lunar experience and, in the process, spur the creation of great art. Musk may be one of the only people on the planet who doe...
Source: TIME: Science - September 20, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized onetime space Source Type: news

Pet Store Puppies Are Linked to Drug-Resistant Infections In People
Puppies are cute. But in rare cases, contact with them is putting people at risk of a multidrug-resistant bacterial infection, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns in a new report. Between January 2016 and February 2018, the CDC identified 118 people, including 29 pet store employees, from 18 states who developed infections from Campylobacter jejuni bacteria apparently related to puppies, the report says. While the outbreak investigation is over, “the risk for multidrug-resistant Campylobacter transmission to employees and consumers continues,” the CDC says. Bacteria from the Campylobacte...
Source: TIME: Health - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime public health Source Type: news

Africa:The Role of Family Planning in Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV
[Wellbeing Women] Women continue to bear a disproportionate burden of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, with women accounting for more than half of the number of people living with HIV/AIDs worldwide.   A 2013 UNAIDS report showed that an estimated 1.5 million women living with HIV gave birth to children, and 240,000 children worldwide acquire HIV yearly -- the majority of whom contract the disease from their mothers during pregnancy, labor, delivery, or breastfeeding, and it is described by the terms "vertical transmis (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - September 20, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Exact Imaging, Cambridge Consultants target prostate cancer
Ultrasound technology developer Exact Imaging has teamed with Cambridge Consultants...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Exact Imaging secures urology group purchasing contract FDA OK's Exact Imaging's FusionVu Exact Imaging completes Va. install Exact Imaging launches microultrasound/MRI device Exact Imaging wins Canadian approval for ExactVu (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

IBA receives Brazil's OK for proton therapy system
Proton therapy developer Ion Beam Applications (IBA) has received clearance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBA wins Singapore contract Purchase delays affect IBA's 6-month results IBA lands Ariz. installation IBA posts mixed 2017 results IBA posts revenue decreases in Q3 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Nurse wages rise across the region with UC, Kaiser, Dignity Health contracts
With University of California nurses voting on a new contract this week, three out of four of the region's major health systems appear poised to give nurses major raises. About 2,800 nurses employed locally by the UC Davis Medical Center and affiliated clinics are set to vote on a five-year contract that includes a 15 percent wage increase this week. The contract vote is happening as wages for nurses in the Sacramento region are already growing at a fierce rate. In April, about 4,500 nurses… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

NSF awards contract to group led by WHOI to continue OOI
(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced that it has awarded a coalition of academic and oceanographic research organizations a five-year, $220 million contract to operate and maintain the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). The coalition, led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), with direction from the NSF and guidance from the OOI Facilities Board, will include the University of Washington (UW), Oregon State University (OSU), and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 19, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Kaleida lawsuit seeks new RFP process for Buffalo school nurses
As promised, Kaleida Health has filed a lawsuit against the Buffalo City School District related to the loss of a $6 million school nursing contract. The lawsuit, filed in State Supreme Court August 22, addresses a decision in May by the schools to reject Kaleida’s bid after the paper copy was turned in 16 minutes past the deadline four months prior. The suit targets the Buffalo City School District, Buffalo Board of Education and Superinten dent Kriner Cash as well as Supplemental Health Care… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Kaleida lawsuit seeks new RFP process for Buffalo school nurses
As promised, Kaleida Health has filed a lawsuit against the Buffalo City School District related to the loss of a $6 million school nursing contract. The lawsuit, filed in State Supreme Court August 22, addresses a decision in May by the schools to reject Kaleida’s bid after the paper copy was turned in 16 minutes past the deadline four months prior. The suit targets the Buffalo City School District, Buffalo Board of Education and Superinten dent Kriner Cash as well as Supplemental Health Care… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 18, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Feds fund $3.5M for Durham firm's yellow fever treatment
A Durham pharmaceutical company has received $3.5 million from a federal agency to support clinical trials for a drug to treat people with yellow fever. For BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, the latest funds from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) for galidesivir brings development contract funding to a total of $43 million.   BioCryst saw success during its Phase 1 trials; healthy patients tolerated the drug and found it to be safe. In animal studies, galidesivir showed… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 18, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Harrison Miller Source Type: news

CCGs asked to pump extra £2m into wheelchair contract
Clinical commissioning groups in Kent are being asked to find at least an extra £2m for a service which is leaving people waiting months for wheelchairs. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - September 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Exclusive: Regulators consider 'blended' approach for NHS contracts
NHS regulators are considering a new standard payment mechanism which would involve a “blended” approach between block contracts and activity based tariffs, HSJ understands. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - September 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Cambridge nursing home staves off closure under deal with new operator
Cambridge-based Sancta Maria Nursing Facility has signed a contract to be operated by Advocate Healthcare Management, an arrangement that will save the 134-bed nursing home from closure and allow almost all of its 200 employees to keep their jobs. Sancta Maria, a nonprofit nursing home owned and operated by the Daughters of Mary of the Immaculate Conception, had told the state's Department of Public Health in mid-August that it planned to close by Dec. 31, citing mounting operating losses. But… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

CMS Finalizes Rule Rebranding ‘Meaningful Use’ Program to ‘Promoting Interoperability’
Ongoing federal regulatory push for EHR interoperability requires medical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups to have strategies for ensuring seamless interfaces with providers and hospitals What difference does a name make? Clinical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups soon may know the answer to that question following the renaming of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - September 17, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Clinical Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Managed Care Contracts & Payer Reimbursement Management & Operat Source Type: news

BMF Material Technology to use Onshape software for high-precision manufacturing
[Image courtesy of Onshape]BMF Material Technology, a provider of micro/nano-scale 3D printing and precision manufacturing, has picked up Onshape’s 3D cloud CAD platform, the companies said today. Officials at BMF (Shenzhen City, China) think Cambridge, Mass.–based Onshape‘s real-time data management platform will enable them to speed up collaboration and communication with customers, helping them optimize their CAD models. Micro/nano-scale printing is used for extremely small and complex parts such as connectors, endoscopes and cardiac stents. Get the full story on our sister site Medical Design &am...
Source: Mass Device - September 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Contract Manufacturing News Well Software / IT bmfmaterialtechnology onshape Source Type: news

CCG to tender billion pound community services contract
A community services contract, worth £1.7bn, is set to be procured by commissioners in the South West of England (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - September 17, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Resolution Medical inks 3D printing partnership with Carbon
Carbon’s proprietary Continuous Liquid Interface Production (CLIP) technology combines light and oxygen to rapidly make products from programmable and biocompatible liquid resins. [Image courtesy of Carbon]Resolution Medical recently announced that it has reached a deal with 3D printer company Carbon to be its first Midwest production partner solely focused on medical devices. Silicon Valley–based Carbon through its proprietary Continuous Liquid Interface Production (CLIP) technology combines light and oxygen to rapidly make products from programmable and biocompatible liquid resins. Parts literally r...
Source: Mass Device - September 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Business/Financial News Contract Manufacturing News Well 3dprinting Carbon resolutionmedical Source Type: news

How suppliers are taking drug-delivery tech to the next level
Medical device industry suppliers and outsourcers are helping to enable the latest drug-delivery tech. Various cardiac pacing components that can be loaded with a steroid to minimize fibrous encapsulation. [Image courtesy of ProMed Pharma LLC]Drug-eluting technologies are moving beyond stents, thanks in part to the development of polymeric hydrogels engineered to respond to a range of different physical and chemical stimuli. Medtech innovators have figured out how to use hydrogels as components of micro-shells or nanoparticles to assist with controlled, long-term drug delivery. They’ve also figured out how to take so...
Source: Mass Device - September 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Heather Thompson Tags: Contract Manufacturing Drug-Device Combinations Stents Freudenberg Medical Lubrizol LifeSciences promedpharma Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Source Type: news

Second trust pulls out of community services tender
A second NHS trust has withdrawn its bid for a £450m community services contract in west London because it could not get under the cost cap. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - September 14, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Orion Health Secures Place on Framework Contract to Support NHS Reform Agenda
Orion Health has secured a place on a framework contract that will give health and care organisations easier access to the technology they need to deliver the NHS reform agenda, drawing on best practice from around the world. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 14, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Orion Health Business and Industry Source Type: news

Qmenta wins contract for Alzheimer's trial
Advanced visualization and image analytics software developer Qmenta has won...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Qmenta signs Rosen as scientific adviser (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Agfa-Gevaert declines buyout offer from Kanteron
Agfa-Gevaert has responded with a "thanks, but no thanks" to an unsolicited...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Agfa receives acquisition offer from health IT firm Agfa completes South Carolina PACS project Agfa completes enterprise imaging installation in Texas Agfa wins Md. digital x-ray contract Strong euro takes bite out of Agfa Q1 revenue (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

13.09.18: Stefan Oelrich to join Bayer Board of Management and head Pharmaceuticals Division
Stefan Oelrich to join Bayer Board of Management and head Pharmaceuticals DivisionDieter Weinand leaving the company as of November 1, 2018 / Contract extensions for Board of Management members Liam Condon and Dr. Hartmut Klusikmehr ... (Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events)
Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events - September 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Stefan Oelrich to join Bayer Board of Management and head Pharmaceuticals Division
Dieter Weinand leaving the company as of November 1, 2018 / Contract extensions for Board of Management members Liam Condon and Dr. Hartmut Klusik (Source: Bayer Company News)
Source: Bayer Company News - September 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health Canada approves Exact Imaging's FusionVu
Health Canada has approved ultrasound technology developer Exact Imaging's...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Exact Imaging secures urology group purchasing contract FDA OK's Exact Imaging's FusionVu Exact Imaging completes Va. install Exact Imaging launches microultrasound/MRI device Exact Imaging wins Canadian approval for ExactVu (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Fujifilm reaffirms provision of PACS for ACR courses
Fujifilm Medical Systems USA said it will continue to provide its Synapse PACS...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Fujifilm inks AI research deal with Indiana University ACR unveils new version of LI-RADS FDA: ACR may include DBT in quality control manual Fujifilm awarded Vizient GPO contract Fujifilm to launch new mammo workstation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hospital trust pulls out of £450m community services tender
A London trust has pulled out of the bidding process for a £450m community services contract because it could not deliver the range and quality of services at a low enough cost. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - September 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Exclusive: Government agrees multimillion settlement over IT contract row
A decade long, £700m contract dispute between the government and a major IT supplier has been resolved, HSJ can reveal. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - September 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Rising NHS staff shortage figures spark alarm
Brexit is only making the situation worse, say healthcare leaders Related items fromOnMedica Nearly £100m spent on temp staffing for midwifery Fall in would-be nurses expected for September, report shows Nurse recruitment struggling to meet demand Policy and planning for NHS workforce - ‘not fit for purpose’ GP contract for England brings overall 3.4% increase (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - September 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Samsung NeuroLogica teams with Winnebago for mobile CT
Samsung NeuroLogica has partnered with motor vehicle manufacturer Winnebago...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Samsung NeuroLogica wins $250M DOD contract Samsung NeuroLogica installs BodyTom at Fla. site Samsung NeuroLogica fulfills Fla. order Samsung NeuroLogica gets FDA nod for ultrasound device Sonex Health to partner with Samsung NeuroLogica (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

PCI Pharma Services to buy Sherpa Clinical Packaging
PCI Pharma Services has agreed to acquire clinical supply services provider Sherpa Clinical Packaging, the companies announced today. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. San Diego–based Sherpa is a provider of clinical trial material management services for clinical studies phases I through IV, with expertise in packaging, labeling, distribution, storage and returns and destruction services. Get the full story on our sister site Medical Design & Outsourcing.  The post PCI Pharma Services to buy Sherpa Clinical Packaging appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - September 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Business/Financial News Clinical Trials Contract Manufacturing Mergers & Acquisitions News Well Pharma Pharmaceuticals pcipharmaservices sherpaclinicalpackaging Source Type: news

Siga lands $629m BARDA contract to stockpile smallpox treatment
Siga Technologies (NSDQ:SIGA) said today that it signed a multi-year contract with the Biomedical Advanced Research & Development Authority to provide oral and intravenous versions of Siga’s Tpoxx smallpox treatment to the Strategic National Stockpile. The contract, which is valued at up to $629 million, also includes funding for advanced development of the the drug’s IV formulation and post-marketing activities for Tpoxx’s oral formulation. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Siga lands $629m BARDA contract to stockpile smallpox treatment appeared first o...
Source: Mass Device - September 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Funding Roundup Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat sigatechnologies Source Type: news

Cross Country Healthcare CEO to retire
After serving nearly six years as president and chief executive officer of Cross Country Healthcare, William J. Grubbs has announced his retirement slated for next year. Grubbs will leave the role when his contract with the Boca Raton-based company (Nasdaq: CCRN) expires in March 2019. He is expected to step down earlier if the healthcare staffing firm's board of directors appoints a successor. Grubbs will be assisting in the search for the company's new CEO. "I am confident that now is the right… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Emon Reiser Source Type: news

Cross Country Healthcare CEO to retire
After serving nearly six years as president and chief executive officer of Cross Country Healthcare, William J. Grubbs has announced his retirement slated for next year. Grubbs will leave the role when his contract with the Boca Raton-based company (Nasdaq: CCRN) expires in March 2019. He is expected to step down earlier if the healthcare staffing firm's board of directors appoints a successor. Grubbs will be assisting in the search for the company's new CEO. "I am confident that now is the right… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 11, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Emon Reiser Source Type: news

Agfa receives acquisition offer from health IT firm
Healthcare IT-biomedical informatics firm Kanteron Systems has made a nonbinding...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Agfa completes South Carolina PACS project Agfa completes enterprise imaging installation in Texas Agfa wins Md. digital x-ray contract Strong euro takes bite out of Agfa Q1 revenue FDA clears Agfa DR 800 unit (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 10, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ScImage, Cardiac Imaging team up on the cloud
PACS vendor ScImage has partnered with Cardiac Imaging to leverage its cloud...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: U.S. DOD grants ATO status to ScImage PACS software ScImage partners with Invia ScImage lands DIN-PACS contract ScImage lands WVU Medicine installation ScImage secures 6 military DIN-PACS III orders (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 10, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Minnetronix rebrands, eyes neuro market
Minnetronix said today that it’s adding “Medical” to its name, unveiling a new corporate look to emphasize its focus on the neurocritical care market. Founded in 1996, the St. Paul, Minn.-based company said it’s developing a line of devices for the neurological ICU, beginning with the Neurapheresis device for treating post-aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. A first-in-human study is already complete, with an “extended study” planned for this fall, Minnetronix Medical said. “Minnetronix is growing and broadening its footprint in the healthcare industry. Our new brand...
Source: Mass Device - September 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Contract Manufacturing Neurological Minnetronix Medical Source Type: news

Contract manufacturer Minnetronix has a new med-tech customer: itself
Minnetronix, a 22-year-old medical technology business based in St. Paul, has long specialized as a contract manufacturer — building med-tech devices designed by other firms. It's now growing beyond that role with a new product developed in-house. The Star Tribune reports on the milestone at Minnetronix, which is working on a device Neurapheresis Therapy that is designed to decontaminate cerebrospinal fluid after a hemorrhagic stroke. The brain needs that fluid clean to function, but the bleeding… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 10, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mark Reilly Source Type: news

UNISON calls for new government inquiry into academy chain accused of misusing public funds
The government must launch a fresh inquiry into Bright Tribe following new allegations that the troubled multi-academy trust has misused public money, says UNISON today (Monday). It follows revelations set to be broadcast tonight by BBC’s Panorama programme that Bright Tribe – which runs ten schools in England – received funding for work on schools that was either not finished or simply never carried out. The union, whose findings contributed to Panorama’s investigation, says the government has failed to act properly. Three years ago UNISON made a complaint to the then regulator, the ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 10, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: Article Source Type: news

Allscripts appointed to Health Systems Support Framework
Allscripts has secured a place on the Health Systems Support Framework that has been issued by NHS England. The framework contract has been developed to support the Five Year Forward View and Ten Year Plan agenda of integrated health and care services, population-level analysis and planning, and patient engagement. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 10, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news