Optovue Launches New AngioWellness(TM) Scan at Vision Expo East
Latest Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography (OCTA) Technology Offers a New Dimension for Enhanced Patient Management NEW YORK, March 20, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Optovue, the global leader in the development of optical cohe... Devices, Ophthalmology, Product Launch Optovue, AngioWellness (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Petra Pharma announces licensing agreement with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company
Deal expands Petra's portfolio, accelerating progress to Phase 2 clinical stage company Maximizes opportunity for lead candidate, serabelisib, in targeting PIK3CA-mutated solid tumors NEW YORK, March 20, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network)... Biopharmaceuticals, Licensing Petra Pharma, Takeda Pharmaceutical, serabelisib (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Primex Pharmaceuticals and Nordic Group Sign a Strategic Partnership to Commercialise OZALIN(R) in France
PARIS and ZUG, Switzerland, March 20, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Nordic Group, a pharmaceutical company focusing on the development and commercialisation of hospital and orphan products, and Primex Pharmaceuticals AG, an innovative ... Biopharmaceuticals Primex Pharmaceuticals, Nordic Group, OZALIN (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Takes Action Against Marketer of Unapproved Products Claiming to Treat Addiction, Chronic Pain and Other Serious Conditions
March 19, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted a warning letter to Nutra Pharma Corp. for illegally marketing unapproved products labeled as homeopathic with claims about their ability to treat addiction and chronic pain,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Warns Homeopathic Company About Illegal Product Claims
TUESDAY, March 19, 2019 -- Nutra Pharma Corp. has been warned about illegal marketing of unapproved homeopathic products with claims that they can treat addiction and chronic pain from serious conditions such as cancer, diabetes, shingles, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Centinel Spine Appoints Dirk M. Kuyper and Gregory Rainey to its Board of Directors
NEW YORK, March 19, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Centinel Spine®, LLC, the largest privately-held spine company focused on anterior column reconstruction, today announced the appointment of Dirk M. Kuyper and Gregory Rainey as mem... Devices, Orthopaedic, Neurosurgery, Personnel Centinel Spine, FLX Platform, Integrated Interbody, interbody fusion (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA takes action against marketer of unapproved products claiming to treat addiction, chronic pain and other serious conditions
FDA warned Nutra Pharma for illegally marketing unapproved products with claims about their ability to treat addiction, pain and other serious conditions. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 19, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Atreon Orthopedics Received FDA Clearance for Rotator Cuff Regeneration Product
Rotium™, a Rotator Cuff Repair Device, Set to be Available April 1 COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 19, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Today, Atreon Orthopedics, a ParaGen Technologies subsidiary company that focuses on orthopedic products, ann... Devices, Regenerative Medicine, Orthopaedic, FDA Atreon Orthopedics, ParaGen Technologies, Rotium , Bioresorbable Wick (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ACell Enters Exclusive South Korean Distribution Agreement for Wound Management Product Line
COLUMBIA, Md., March 19, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ACell, Inc. today announced that it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with MyungMoon Bio Co. Ltd. MyungMoon is a leading manufacturer and distributor of medical... Devices, Wound Care, Distribution ACell , MyungMoon Bio, MicroMatrix, Cytal Wound Matrix (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Could Data Backing Implant Shift Treatment?
This study, our extensive clinical data, and the increasing number of iFuse procedures performed annually demonstrate that there is a shift in how physicians understand SI joint dysfunction and its role in causing chronic pain.” Dunn reported that more than 37,000 iFuse procedures have been performed by more 1800 surgeons in the United States and 33 other countries around the world. “There is a significant, addressable, and growing market opportunity for iFuse: we believe there are 279,000 eligible patients each year in the United States alone, translating to a $2.7 billion market opport...
Source: MDDI - March 19, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Orthopedics Source Type: news

Report: Smiths Medical parent co to announce separation plans Friday
Smith Medical‘s parent company Smiths Group (LON:SMIN) is expected to disclose how it plans to separate its medical division from the rest of the organization on Friday, according to a report from the Minneapolis Star Tribune posted yesterday. The conglomerate has been seeking buyers for its medical division over the past few years, and has also mentioned the possibility of an initial public offering. Last September, Smiths Medical ended possible merger plans with ICU Medical (NSDQ:ICUI) in a deal reportedly worth approximately $4 billion. The companies had been in discussions since last May. Listed amongst...
Source: Mass Device - March 18, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Featured Mergers & Acquisitions Wall Street Beat Smiths Group plc Smiths Medical Source Type: news

Inside views: Pharma Marketing Forum
Day 1 The first day of this event covered themes such as the privilege of health data and the need for strategic thinking around using this data. Cozi... The post Inside views: Pharma Marketing Forum appeared first on Ashfield Healthcare. (Source: Ashfield Healthcare News)
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - March 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ashfield Healthcare Communications Source Type: news

Cantel Appoints Jean Casner to Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
LITTLE FALLS, N.J., March 18, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE: CMD) announced today that Jean Casner has recently been appointed to Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Ms. Casner will serve... Devices, Personnel CANTEL MEDICAL, medical device reprocessing, reprocessing (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Think Surgical, United Orthopedic join forces for global sales
Think Surgical and United Orthopedic have announced a global joint marketing agreement of Think’s Active robotic system and United’s U2 knee system. Think’s Active robotic system consists of a 3D pre-surgical planning workstation and its computer-assisted Active robot. Its use in total knee arthroplasty is the subject of an FDA investigational device exemption study, with clearance anticipated in 2019. The system’s core technology has been used in thousands of total hip and knee replacements worldwide, according to Fremont, Calif.-based Think. Get the full story on our sister site, Me...
Source: Mass Device - March 18, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Business/Financial News Featured Implants News Well Orthopedics FDA thinksurgical unitedorthopedic Source Type: news

Allergan Announces FDA Approval of AVYCAZ(R) (ceftazidime and avibactam) for Pediatric Patients
Label Now Includes New Data on Use of AVYCAZ for Treatment of cUTI and cIAI in Pediatric Patients 3 Months of Age and Older DUBLIN, March 18, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) today announced that the U.S. Food ... Biopharmaceuticals, FDA Allergan, AVYCAZ, ceftazidime, avibactam, cIAI , cUTI (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Via Surgical Receives FDA Clearance for Its FasTouch(TM) Absorbable Fixation System
AMIRIM, Israel, March 18, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Via Surgical Ltd, a leading developer of surgical fixation solutions, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance of the FasTouch™ Absorbable Fixation Syste... Devices, Surgery, FDA Via Surgical, FasTouch, Absorbable Fixation, surgical mesh (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

RDD Pharma Appoints John Temperato as Chief Executive Officer
NEW YORK, March 18, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- RDD Pharma, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on innovative therapies for anorectal diseases and gastrointestinal disorders, today announced the appointment of industry v... Biopharmaceuticals, Gastroenterology, Personnel RDD Pharma, anal fissure, fecal incontinence, colitis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bryan Reasons Joins Mallinckrodt as the Company's Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Brings substantial CFO, finance expertise and pharmaceutical industry experience STAINES-UPON-THAMES, United Kingdom, March 18, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical co... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel Mallinckrodt (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Awareness of alcohol marketing, ownership of alcohol branded merchandise, and the association with alcohol consumption, higher-risk drinking, and drinking susceptibility in adolescents and young adults: a cross-sectional survey in the UK - Critchlow N, MacKintosh AM, Thomas C, Hooper L, Vohra J.
OBJECTIVES: To explore awareness of alcohol marketing and ownership of alcohol branded merchandise in adolescents and young adults in the UK, what factors are associated with awareness and ownership, and what association awareness and ownership have with a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Exploring temporal suicidal behavior patterns on social media: insight from Twitter analytics - Luo J, Du J, Tao C, Xu H, Zhang Y.
A valid mechanism for suicide detection and intervention to a wider population online has not yet been fully established. With the increasing suicide rate, we proposed an approach that aims to examine temporal patterns of potential suicidal ideations and b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Promoting mental health in traumatic brain injury using single-session Behavioural Activation and SMS messaging: a randomized controlled trial - Hart T, Vaccaro M, Collier G, Chervoneva I, Fann JR.
We compared two treatments for depression and/ or anxiety in chronic moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) (Clinicaltrials.gov NCT02061553). Fifty-nine participants were randomized 2:1 to a single session of Behavioural Activation followed by 8 w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Beverage companies use tobacco strategies to snag young customers
Big tobacco companies that acquired beverage brands in the 60s and 70s have employed tobacco-style marketing tactics, driving up sales of sugary drinks to children, according to new research. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fujifilm Launches Three New Software Tools For Its ASPIRE Cristalle Digital Mammography System
New features will be on display this spring at the National Consortium of Breast Centers conference and the Society of Breast Imaging Symposium STAMFORD, Conn., March 15, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A.... Devices, Radiology, Oncology, Product Launch FUJIFILM Medical Systems, ASPIRE Cristalle, digital mammography (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Testing the effects of a virtual reality game for aggressive impulse management (VR-GAIME): study protocol - Smeijers D, Koole SL.
Background: Prior laboratory findings indicate that training avoidance movements to angry faces may lower anger and aggression among healthy participants, especially those high in trait anger. To enrich this training and make it more suitable for cl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

The portrayal of suicidal behaviour in police television series - Andriessen K, Krysinska K.
OBJECTIVE: Fictional suicidal behaviour can affect the public as a risk or a protective factor, and it may reflect how suicide is perceived in a society. However, surprisingly little is known of how suicidal behaviour is portrayed in television series. The... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Lumenis Announces New Clinical Breakthroughs Using Its Patent-Protected MOSES(TM) Technology
Procedure time reduction in lithotripsy and benefits in BPH treatments YOKNEAM, Israel, March 15, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Lumenis Ltd., the world's largest energy-based medical device company for surgical, aesthetic and ophtha... Devices, Urology Lumenis, lithotripsy, benign prostatic hyperplasia, MOSES (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Kylie Cosmetics products are made with oxybenzone, a chemical with high reproductive toxicity and immunotoxicity... clueless youth think it makes them look beautiful
(Natural News) One of the alleged “perks” of using Kylie Jenner’s “Kylie Cosmetics” line of makeup products is that they’re supposedly a cut above the rest. But a closer look at the chemical ingredients hiding behind all the marketing hype reveals that Kylie Jenner is selling what can only be described as toxic garbage to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tobacco, E-Cigarette Lobbyists Circle as F.D.A. Chief Exits
Juul and Big Tobacco have lobbied for months to protect themselves from aspects of the F.D.A. ’ s crackdown. As Scott Gottlieb leaves, they see an opening. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SHEILA KAPLAN and MATT RICHTEL Tags: Smoking and Tobacco E-Cigarettes Menthol United States Politics and Government Teenagers and Adolescence Nicotine Lobbying and Lobbyists Advertising and Marketing Altria Group Inc Food and Drug Administration Juul Labs Inc Gottlieb, Source Type: news

Tobacco and E-Cigarette Lobbyists Circle as F.D.A. Chief Exits
Juul and Big Tobacco have lobbied for months to protect themselves from aspects of the F.D.A. ’ s crackdown. As Scott Gottlieb leaves, they see an opening. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SHEILA KAPLAN and MATT RICHTEL Tags: Smoking and Tobacco E-Cigarettes Menthol United States Politics and Government Teenagers and Adolescence Nicotine Lobbying and Lobbyists Advertising and Marketing Altria Group Inc Food and Drug Administration Juul Labs Inc Gottlieb, Source Type: news

How Big Tobacco Hooked Children on Sugary Drinks
Researchers combing through archives discovered that cigarette makers had applied their marketing wizardry to sweetened beverages and turned generations of children into loyal customers. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANDREW JACOBS Tags: Smoking and Tobacco Obesity Beverages Philip Morris Companies Inc Reynolds, R J, Tobacco Co Children and Childhood Advertising and Marketing BMJ (Journal) Laura A. Schmidt your-feed-science Source Type: news

FDA allows marketing of new device to help treat carbon monoxide poisoning
FDA allows marketing of a new device, ClearMate, intended to be used with patients suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning. This is the first carbon monoxide poisoning device authorized for marketing by the FDA for use in an emergency room setting. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 14, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Former Aetna president launches company selling a virtual assistant with health care smarts
Former U.S. Healthcare and Aetna President Mike Cardillo has launched a new company, which is marketing a virtual assistant that knows health care. HandsFree Health of Wayne is a medical technology company that created the WellBe — a voice controlled virtual assistant designed for consumers to personally manage their health at home. The WellBe virtual assistant features voice recognition technology used to connect all family members at any time with health care experts and health care decision-makers.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

Former Aetna president launches company selling a virtual assistant with health care smarts
Former U.S. Healthcare and Aetna President Mike Cardillo has launched a new company, which is marketing a virtual assistant that knows health care. HandsFree Health of Wayne is a medical technology company that created the WellBe — a voice controlled virtual assistant designed for consumers to personally manage their health at home. The WellBe virtual assistant features voice recognition technology used to connect all family members at any time with health care experts and health care decision-makers.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Consumer products and medical device development challenges differ – so should teams
[Image from ICS]Stephanie Van Ness, Integrated Computer Solutions (ICS) Today’s consumers have steep expectations. They want products that solve their immediate problems. But they also want new and innovative products that make their lives easier or better in some way, setting the bar ever-higher for manufacturers. As a result, product development is trickier than ever. And, if we’re talking product development in the medical device arena, where one poorly designed device can spell disaster for both user and manufacturer, the challenges (and risks) are off the charts. One way manufacturers of consumer products...
Source: Mass Device - March 14, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog ICS Source Type: news

FDA Approves New Indication for Valve Repair Device to Treat Certain Heart Failure Patients with Mitral Regurgitation
SILVER SPRING, Md., March 14, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new indication for a heart valve repair device that is intended to reduce moderate-to-severe or severe mitral regurgitat... Devices, Interventional, Cardiology, FDA Abbott Vascular, MitraClip, mitral valve, mitral regurgitation (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UPDATE: Magnolia Medical files another suit against Kurin
Updated to include a response from Kurin. Magnolia Medical Technologies said yesterday that it filed another legal action against blood-culture-focused device developer Kurin, this time claiming the company has infringed on patents related to its Steripath technology. The Seattle-based company asserts that Kurin is infringing upon four patents related to its Steripath blood collection technology with its Kurin Lock product. Magnolia Medical said that the “four patents represent and cover years of Magnolia’s research and development,” and added that it plans to “vigorously defend its technology.&rdqu...
Source: Mass Device - March 14, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Blood Management Legal News Patent Infringement kurin Magnolia Medical Technologies Source Type: news

Clinical Study Demonstrates Long Term IOP Reduction with the OMNI(R) Surgical System Predicate Device (TRAB(R)360) in Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery
MENLO PARK, Calif., March 14, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- A new, single center retrospective study of glaucoma surgery patients published in the January 2019 issue of Clinical Ophthalmology shows that ab-interno trabeculotomy using o... Devices, Ophthalmology Sight Sciences, OMNI Surgical System, TRAB360, trabeculotomy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

BD Receives U.S. FDA Approval for First Venous Stent to Treat Iliofemoral Venous Occlusive Disease
Venovo™ Venous Stent proven safe and effective in iliac and femoral veins FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 14, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, tod... Devices, Interventional, FDA BD , Venovo, venous stent, venous occlusive disease (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shoulder Innovations Announces New InSet(TM) Humeral Short Stem Implant
HOLLAND, Mich., March 14, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Shoulder Innovations (SI) is pleased to announce the successful first human use of its new InSet Humeral short stem system. The new product represents SI's latest addition to its... Devices, Orthopaedic, Product Launch Shoulder Innovations, InSet Humeral, short stem system, total shoulder (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tobacco Industry Targets Women in Asia
A cigarette vendor in Manila sells a pack of 20 sticks for less than a dollar. Credit: Kara Santos/IPSBy Wendell Balderas and Mary AssuntaBANGKOK, Thailand, Mar 14 2019 (IPS) International Women’s Day on 8 March recognized and celebrated the progress women are making globally. The day also acknowledged the risks, exploitation and suffering many continue to endure. The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) puts the spotlight on the tobacco industry’s marketing tactics targeting women and girls especially in Asia to market its deadly products. While smoking prevalence among females remains relatively ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Wendell Balderas and Mary Assunta Tags: Aid Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

New light shed on link between alcohol marketing and increased consumption in young people
(University of Stirling) Young people's awareness of alcohol marketing -- and their ownership of alcohol-branded merchandise -- is associated with increased and higher-risk consumption, a landmark study has found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Marketing "healthy" babies
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - March 14, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Annas, G. J. Tags: books Source Type: news

Considerations for Designing Home Health Devices
“Home healthcare is all about the patient experience,” said Doug Hamilton, global healthcare segment leader at Covestro, told MD+DI. He noted that people generally have a better experience when they can be treated in their homes. And for some patients in remote areas far away from the nearest hospital or clinic, home-use devices can even be lifesaving. However, these products, while meant to achieve similar results as their hospital-use counterparts, are not used in quite the same manner when in the home, and manufacturers should be aware of the differences in how their devic...
Source: MDDI - March 13, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Susan Shepard Tags: Materials Source Type: news

A content analysis of personal safety apps: are they keeping us safe or making us more vulnerable? - Maxwell L, Sanders A, Skues J, Wise L.
Despite personal safety apps claiming to increase safety, few studies have examined the usefulness of such apps in reducing public stranger violence. A content analysis of personal safety apps available in the iTunes store and Google Play identified locati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Comment on "Poison control centers and alternative forms of communicating with the public": short messaging service (SMS) might also be useful for follow-up with patients who have contacted poison control centers - Langrand J, Dufayet L, Dridi I, Lagrange F, Leture N, Lopes De Oliveira T, Sagnelonge F, Vergondy F, Mazaud C, Laborde-Casterot H, Vodovar D.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

The impact of superfast broadband, tailored booklets for households, and discussions with general practitioners on personal electronic health readiness: cluster factorial quasi-randomized control trial - Abbott-Garner P, Richardson J, Jones RB.
BACKGROUND: Electronic health (eHealth) may improve health outcomes, but many people remain digitally excluded. Personal readiness to use the internet for health may be limited by lack of internet infrastructure, personal skills, social support, service pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

FDA Grants De Novo for the HemoSonics Quantra(R) QPlus System; This Revolutionary Diagnostic Provides Unique Information for Accessing Coagulation at the Point of Care; Now Commercially Available in US
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 13, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- HemoSonics today announced that its innovative Quantra Hemostasis Analyzer platform, and its initial QPlus cartridge have been granted de novo marketing authorization by the... Devices, Diagnostics, FDA HemoSonics, Quantra Hemostasis Analyzer, Hemostasis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Corin Enters The Orthopedic Robotics Market By Acquiring Surgical Robotic Leader OMNI
CIRENCESTER, England, March 13, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- UK International orthopedic company Corin Group ("Corin") https://www.coringroup.com/, backed by the Permira funds, has acquired the US-based OMNI Orthopedics (&qu... Devices, Orthopaedic, Surgery, Mergers & Acquisitions Corin Group, OMNI Orthopedic, robotic surgery, total knee (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medtronic ’ s Covidien to pay $20m to settle ClosureFast kickback allegations
Medtronic‘s (NYSE:MDT) Covidien has agreed to pay approximately $20 million to resolve kickback allegations related to the sale and promotion of its ClosureFast radiofrequency ablation catheters. The Fridley, Minn.-based company agreed to pay approximately $17.5 million to the U.S. to settle alleged violations of the False Claims Act and an additional $1.5 million to California and $1 million to Florida for claims settled by state Medicaid programs, according to a U.S. Department of Justice release. “Today’s settlement serves as an important reminder to those in the health care community that unlawful kic...
Source: Mass Device - March 13, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Featured Legal News Covidien Medtronic Source Type: news

Boston Scientific Receives CE Mark for Next Generation WATCHMAN FLX(TM) Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device
Company begins limited market release in Europe MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 13, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announced it has received CE Mark and initiated a limited market release of the ne... Devices, Interventional, Cardiology, Regulatory Boston Scientific, WATCHMAN, WATCHMAN FLX, Left Atrial Appendage Closure (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news