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Procept BioRobotics touts early results from AquaBeam BPH waterjet ablation trial
Procept BioRobotics today released early results from a study of its AquaBeam waterjet ablation therapy system designed for the endoscopic resection of prostate tissue exploring its use in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia, touting that it already met its primary safety and efficacy endpoints. Results were presented at the American Urological Association’s annual meeting in San Francisco by study co-principal investigator Dr. Mihir Desai of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the Redwood Shores, Calif.-based company said. The AquaBeam system uses a robotically controlled waterjet to ablate prostate tissue wi...
Source: Mass Device - May 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Robotics Urology Procept BioRobotics Source Type: news

Thousands of women raise concerns about Essure birth control device
Tens of thousands of women say they suffered painful and serious side-effects from a medical device meant as a permanent birth control option. The device known as Essure is the subject of nearly 27,000 complaints to the FDA since its approval in 2002. Anna Werner reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How To Make a Subscription Business Model Work in Medtech
We present the data to the clinician through a web portal that helps clinicians promote better feeding, continuity of care, and to better focus resources on high-risk babies. Our database is always growing, and new results strengthen our algorithms, resulting in better actionable data. A subscription model allows us to keep all users working from the most current data available, and allows our technology to always be on the leading edge of our analytics. MD+DI: Why do you think this specific business model could be good for business for both device developers and consumers? What’s the upside for both parties? Malice:...
Source: MDDI - May 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Kristopher Sturgis Tags: MD & M East (New York) Business Source Type: news

Insourcing vs. Outsourcing: What ’s the Right Option for You?
Historically, OEMs have made a distinct effort to become more and more vertically integrated. Whether it was injection molding, sub-assemblies, packaging, machining, or even sterilization, companies are prepared to pay large sums of money to bring these technologies in-house. The rationale for doing so is relatively easy to justify: greater perceived control of the supply chain, quality, cost, lead times, etc. However, over the last number of years, this line of thinking is changing. As companies bring more and more activities in house, they face new challenges. With each new technology, a new skill set is required: additi...
Source: MDDI - May 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: David Moore Tags: MD & M East (New York) Contract Manufacturing Source Type: news

Medtronic Faces Cybersecurity Risk for Clinical Programmer
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is warning that there are cybersecurity vulnerabilities in Medtronic’s N’Vision clinical programmer. The Dublin-based company’s Programmer is a small, portable device that offers a single programming platform for Medtronic Neurological implantable therapy offerings. The company pointed out it is not an implantable device. The N’Vision Clinical Programmer has the potential to store Personal Health Information or Personal Identifying Information. In its report, DHS said the successful exploitation of the vulnerability could “allow an attacker with physic...
Source: MDDI - May 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Insightec seeks Parkinson ’ s indication in Japan for Exablate Neuro
Insightec said this week it submitted an application for pre-market approval to the Japanese Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency seeking an indication for its Exablate Neuro to treat advanced Parkinson’s Disease in patients suffering from mobility, rigidity or dyskinesia. The Israel-based company’s Exablate Neuro device uses high-intensity, focused ultrasound to thermally ablate targeted tissue, guided by continuous magnetic resonance imaging; the procedure can be performed non-invasively through an intact skull. “Insightec is committed to supporting research that extends the applica...
Source: Mass Device - May 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Neurological Regulatory/Compliance Ultrasound INSIGHTEC Source Type: news

InspireMD wins regulatory nod in Ecuador for CGuard, MGuard
InspireMD (NYSE:NSPR) said this week it won regulatory approval in Ecuador for its CGuard embolic prevention system and MGuard Prime devices. The approval comes shortly after the company inked an exclusive distribution agreement with Ecuadorian medical device distributor Cardiobene, Israel-based InspireMD said. Both companies have worked together to secure regulatory approvals in the country, InspireMD added. “We have been working with key opinion leaders as well as the top hospitals in the country in anticipation of these approvals in order to start selling the products. The clinical advantages for both of...
Source: Mass Device - May 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Catheters Neurological Regulatory/Compliance Vascular InspireMD Source Type: news

DHS warns of cybersecurity weakness in Medtronic N ’Vision neurostim programmer
The Department of Homeland Security this week released a report warning of cybersecurity vulnerabilities in Medtronic‘s (NYSE:MDT) N’Vision clinician programmer designed for use with neurostimulation devices that could allow outside agents to access personal health data. The DHS said that the vulnerability was originally reported by Whitescope LLC, and requires an individual gain physical access to N’Vision’s 8870 Compact Flash Therapy Application card. Once access is achieved, extracting personal health information or personal identifying information requires a low skill level, according to th...
Source: Mass Device - May 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Electronic Medical Records Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation Software / IT Cybersecurity Medtronic Source Type: news

Neuromodulation Continues to be Activity Hotbed
The Neuromodulation market is rapidly growing and has become host to many medtech companies. StimGuard is the latest firm to make significant moves in the space, as it has received CE mark for a wireless neuromodulation device to treat chronic symptoms of overactive bladder. The Pompano Beach, Fla.-based company said its StimGuard would be available in Europe in the summer of 2018. “A wireless system that enables urologists to inject such a clinically proven therapy represents a shift in the field where there has only been one option for over 15 years,” Karl-Dietrich Sievert MD, PhD, professor and co-chairman o...
Source: MDDI - May 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Implants Source Type: news

Special Open Door Forum: For Durable Medical Equipment, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Dietary Related Items Templates and Clinical Data Elements (CDEs)
May 31, 2018 2:00-3:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical advice alert: Home use and Point of Care blood glucose monitoring system
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a medical device alert for Home use and Point of Care blood glucose monitoring system... (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - May 18, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

4 Ways Medical Packaging Equipment is Changing
Conclusion Medical device manufacturers can benefit from the evolution of heat-sealing systems. Users should expect to see constant monitoring of the sealing process, built-in redundancy, efforts to reduce material waste, and enhancements such as UDI capabilities. To learn more, visit OK Sealer at Booth # 1646 the upcoming MD&M East 2018 expo in New York City June 12-14. [All images courtesy of OK SEALER] (Source: MDDI)
Source: MDDI - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Ann Marie Kellett Tags: MD & M East (New York) Packaging Source Type: news

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Medical Devices
Machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have long been heralded as the future of transformative technologies. From diagnostic and imaging technologies to therapeutic applications and robotics, the potential for machine learning and AI technologies reaches almost every corner of the medtech world. So, what does that mean for the development and application of next-gen medical devices? Dave Saunders is the chief technology officer of Galen Robotics, an emerging surgical robotics company that specializes in a new line of robotic technologies that provide a cooperatively controlled surgical platform. The company aims...
Source: MDDI - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Kristopher Sturgis Tags: Software Digital Health Source Type: news

Varian inks Brazilian training, education deal
Varian Medical (NYSE:VAR) said today it inked a software technology training and education cooperation agreement with the Brazil Ministry of Health and seven universities and science and tech institutes in the country. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based medical device maker said the agreement is part of its strategy of partnering with the Ministry of Health to increase quality and access to radiotherapy treatments in Brazil and across Latin America. Varian said that the list of participating institutions includes the Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Instituto Nacional de Telecomun...
Source: Mass Device - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Oncology Varian Medical Systems Source Type: news

#ThrowBackThursday: May 17, 1971- The Public Health Service Bureau of Radiological Health transferred to FDA. It ’ s Mission: Protect against unnecessary human exposure to radiation from electronic products in the home and industry. #OnThisDay #FDAHistory
#ThrowBackThursday: May 17, 1971- The Public Health Service Bureau of Radiological Health transferred to FDA. It’s Mission: Protect against unnecessary human exposure to radiation from electronic products in the home and industry. #OnThisDay #FDAHistory (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Boston Scientific Speaks Out About Pelvic Mesh Controversy
It has been an interesting week for Boston Scientific, but not for the reasons you might think. Yes, the company had to go on the defensive this week after CBS aired a 60 Minutes report raising concern over its transvaginal mesh products. The report accused Boston Scientific of buying counterfeit materials from a Chinese supplier to make the mesh devices. But the company has also received a show of customer support, said Dave Pierce, president of Boston Scientific's urology and pelvic health division. "What's been encouraging this week, amidst all of the concern, and rightly so, has ...
Source: MDDI - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

MicroPort < sup > ® < /sup > Attends CIT 2018
(Source: Microport News Release)
Source: Microport News Release - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Robert Jarvik: An Innovator with Heart
Robert Jarvik, MD, remembers Dec. 2, 1982, as vividly as if it were last week. He was 36 at the time and a device he designed, the Jarvik 7 artificial heart, was about to be implanted into a human patient for the first time. That patient, a retired dentist named Barney Clark, had been at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City for about a week, and his medical team, lead by William DeVries, MD, planned to put off the surgery just a little while longer in hopes of getting Clark as strong as possible for the operation. But Clark wasn't getting stronger. Robert Jarvik, MD, will receive the MDEA Lifetime Ac...
Source: MDDI - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: MD & M East (New York) Cardiovascular Design Source Type: news

FDA Clears CASMED & #226; �(TM)s Fore-Sight Tissue Oximetry OEM Module
Filing for first OEM Module combination product expected by year-end 2018 BRANFORD, Conn., May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --&nbsp;CAS Medical Systems, Inc.&nbsp;(NASDAQ:CASM) (CASMED), a leader in medical products for non-invasive patient monitoring of tissue oxygenation, announces receipt of 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its FORE-SIGHT&reg; Tissue Oximetry OEM Module, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) version of its next-generation FORE-SIGHT...This story is related to the following:Pulse Oximeters (Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies)
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

South Africa:Free State Doctors Battle With Sub-Standard Theatre Equipment
[Daily Maverick] Brand new theatre beds are broken within months and sub-standard anaesthesia machines stand unused following the award of a multi-million rand medical equipment tender by the Free State Department of Health to a company called Mediquip SA Hub of which two co-directors are George Sebulela, of the Black Business Council and one of the latest additions to the Eskom board, and Tefetso Bernard Phitsane, a senior ANC politician in the Free State and close ally of Ace Magashule. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 17, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

CIT 2018: MicroPort < sup > ® < /sup > Hosts Twilight Symposium " MicroPort < sup > ® < /sup > 20 Years – From Firehawk < sup > ® < /sup > to Firesorb < sup > ® < /sup > "
(Source: Microport News Release)
Source: Microport News Release - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Foreign Experts Visit MicroPort < sup > ® < /sup > During CIT 2018
(Source: Microport News Release)
Source: Microport News Release - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

MicroPort < sup > ® < /sup > Orthopedics Attends 2018 Qinling Joint Surgery Master Forum
(Source: Microport News Release)
Source: Microport News Release - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

MicroPort < sup > ® < /sup > Orthopedics Holds China-Australia Medial Pivot Knee Seminar
(Source: Microport News Release)
Source: Microport News Release - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

MicroPort < sup > ® < /sup > NeuroTech Attends 15th CFCVD
(Source: Microport News Release)
Source: Microport News Release - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

MicroPort < sup > ® < /sup > CardioFlow Attends Fourth China Valve (Hangzhou) Meeting
(Source: Microport News Release)
Source: Microport News Release - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

MicroPort < sup > ® < /sup > CardioFlow Releases One-year Clinical Outcome of VitaFlow < sup > ® < /sup >
(Source: Microport News Release)
Source: Microport News Release - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Mr. Jonathan Chen Promoted to Chief International Business Officer of MPSC
(Source: Microport News Release)
Source: Microport News Release - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Venus Medtech wins backing from DCP Capital
Chinese heart valve maker Venus Medtech said yesterday it inked a definitive investment agreement with DCP Capital to support the upgrading and internationalization of its valve products. Through the deal, DCP Capital will also support clinical research into a new mitral and tricuspid valve disease treatment technology as the company looks to make a more solid entry into the international heart valve market, Venus Medtech said. “DCP is delighted to have the opportunity to invest into Venus Medtech. We are extremely impressed with the company’s outstanding management team, strong technological cap...
Source: Mass Device - May 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Venus Medtech Source Type: news

Why new battery technology will lead to disruptive medtech innovations
What’s the next big disruption in battery technology? Three experts from Integer, a global leader in medical device outsourcing, weigh in. Martin Cholette, Robert Rubino and Chris Williams, Integer A cut-out view of a cylindrical leadless pacemaker battery. [Image courtesy of Integer] What new technologies in medtech are being enabled by advances in battery technology? Chris Williams: One new technology is the leadless cardiac pacing market. Integer has developed batteries in a cylindrical form that allows for implants through the femoral vein in a minimally invasive procedure. Applications for energy storage c...
Source: Mass Device - May 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Contract Manufacturing mHealth (Mobile Health) Research & Development integer Source Type: news

MITA hails FDA quality report, seeks legislative action
The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) said it strongly supports...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MITA names Spellman to DICOM post MITA to promote focused ultrasound MITA expands scope of standards document MITA hails device tax suspension MITA urges repeal of medical device tax (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

7 exhibitors at DeviceTalks Minnesota you should know
DeviceTalks Minnesota is an annual event that allows some of the best minds in medtech to exchange ideas, insights and technologies. Medical Design & Outsourcing’s parent company WTWH Media holds DeviceTalks annually in Boston, Orange County, Calif., and the Twin Cities in Minnesota. It is hosted by MassDevice and attendees can plan to enjoy networking with people in medtech, in-depth interviews with leaders in the industry, panel discussions about medical devices and more. The event also houses a number of exhibitors who will be showcasing some of their hot technologies and services at the event. ...
Source: Mass Device - May 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Diagnostics Health Information Technology Software / IT 3m arkcosales DeviceTalks DeviceTalks Minnesota donatelle jamasoftware MedTech qosina revox Source Type: news

Apples, bananas, and peaches, oh my! Taking one small step for better health today can be as easy as planning healthy snacks! https://go.usa.gov/xQ4fr   #NWHWpic.twitter.com/UqIYSUn5U5
Apples, bananas, and peaches, oh my! Taking one small step for better health today can be as easy as planning healthy snacks! https://go.usa.gov/xQ4fr  #NWHW pic.twitter.com/UqIYSUn5U5 (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at womenshealth) Source Type: news

Watch LIVE today at 1pm ET: The Great Debate: What is Enough … Women in Clinical Trials. http://ow.ly/1wzB30jXeX2   #FDAGreatDebatepic.twitter.com/rcnrVp9K8u
Watch LIVE today at 1pm ET: The Great Debate: What is Enough… Women in Clinical Trials. http://ow.ly/1wzB30jXeX2  #FDAGreatDebate pic.twitter.com/rcnrVp9K8u (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDAWomen) Source Type: news

Brazil Anvisa changes market pathway for low-risk medical devices
By Stewart Eisenhart, Emergo Group Brazilian medical device regulators have approved plans to amend registration requirements for low-risk devices to more closely align with International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) recommendations. Get the full story here at the Emergo Group’s blog. The opinions expressed in this blog post are the author’s only and do not necessarily reflect those of MassDevice.com or its employees. The post Brazil Anvisa changes market pathway for low-risk medical devices appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - May 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog Emergo Group Source Type: news

Is Verily Making a Blood Collection Device Involving & #039;Exploding & #039; Micro-Needles?
According to a CNBC report, Verily is developing a wearable blood collection device using micro-needles and magnets in an effort to make blood collection less painful and obnoxious for patients who need to be frequently monitored. The news report cites unnamed sources who said the concept has already been tested with a watch, but the project is still years away from reaching the market. Apparently, the device would include micro-needles that would "explode" into the user's skin, then be retracted by magnets for future use. The report noted that the long-term project company faces significant scientific, technical...
Source: MDDI - May 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: R & D Source Type: news

Case Western Reserve, Lucid Diagnostics sign agreement on Barrett's Esophagus detector
(University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center) Case Western Reserve University and Lucid Diagnostics, a subsidiary of publicly traded New York-based medical device company, PAVmed Inc. (Nasdaq: PAVM), have signed an exclusive license agreement to commercialize a technology that quickly and accurately detects Barrett's Esophagus. University Hospitals physicians will implement the technology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 16, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Proposed Guidelines Could Leave Some PTSD Patients in the Dark
Researchers from the New York University (NYU) School of Medicine said less patients would be diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) under proposed changes to diagnostic criteria for the disease. The researchers conducted a study of how the guidelines could impact PTSD diagnosis and those findings were published Monday in the journal Psychological Medicine. The guidelines in question are the International Classification of Diseases (ICD)11, a system of medical coding, created by the World Health Organization (WHO) for documenting diagnoses, diseases, signs and symptoms, and social circumstances. “There ...
Source: MDDI - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: IVD Source Type: news

Avinger shares rise on shrinking losses in Q1 earnings
Shares in Avinger (NSDQ:AVGR) rose today after the medical device maker posted first quarter earnings that saw losses shrinking, despite missing consensus on Wall Street. The Redwood City, Calif.-based company posted losses of $10.7 million, or $5.37 per share, on sales of $1.8 million for the three months ended March 31, seeing losses shrink 30.3% while sales shrunk 48.2% compared with the same period during the previous year. Losses-per-share were well ahead of the 84¢ consensus on Wall Street, where analysts expected too see sales of $2 million. “We achieved several major successes during the first quart...
Source: Mass Device - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Avinger Source Type: news

Update: Avinger shares rise on Q1 earnings
Updated to reflect corrected financial data from Avinger. Shares in Avinger (NSDQ:AVGR) rose today after the medical device maker posted first quarter earnings that saw losses shrinking, despite missing consensus on Wall Street. The Redwood City, Calif.-based company posted losses of $15.9 million, or $7.99 per share, on sales of $1.8 million for the three months ended March 31, seeing losses grow 3.7% while sales shrunk 48.2% compared with the same period during the previous year. Losses-per-share were well ahead of the 84¢ consensus on Wall Street, where analysts expected too see sales of $2 million. “We ...
Source: Mass Device - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Avinger Source Type: news

Ancora Takes on FMR and Heart Failure with AccuCinch
Ancora Heart is making a play for the functional mitral regurgitation (FMR) treatment market – which is currently populated by medtech juggernauts Abbott Laboratories and Edwards Lifesciences. The Santa Clara, CA-based company came closer to its goal to participate in the market after it received FDA approval to expand the enrollment for an early feasibility study of the AccuCinch. Ancora Heart said it can now enroll a second group of patients and expand to 15 heart centers across the U.S. “The AccuCinch System is a left ventricular repair technology and it really is a new category and class of therapy,” ...
Source: MDDI - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Cardiovascular Implants Source Type: news

Bovie Medical shares rise on Q1 sales Beat, closed enrollment of cosmetic J-Plasma IDE study
Shares in Bovie Medical (NYSE:BVX) rose today after the medical device maker beat sales expectations on Wall Street with its first quarter earnings release and announced that it closed enrollment of an FDA investigational device exemption study of its J-Plasma tech seeking a new cosmetic indication. The Clearwater, Fla.-based company posted losses of $935,000, or 3¢ per share, on sales of $9.9 million for the three months ended March 31, seeing losses grow 44.5% while sales grew 18.2% compared with the same period during the previous year. Losses-per-share were just below the 2¢ consensus on Wall Street, whe...
Source: Mass Device - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Clinical Trials Cosmetic/Aesthetic MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Bovie Medical Corp. Source Type: news

A 30-minute workout is only 2% of your day. Make time to find your #fitspiration! https://go.usa.gov/xQBnx   #NWHWpic.twitter.com/uYd9JCbsPc
A 30-minute workout is only 2% of your day. Make time to find your #fitspiration! https://go.usa.gov/xQBnx  #NWHW pic.twitter.com/uYd9JCbsPc (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at womenshealth) Source Type: news

Hill-Rom opens new Central N.Y.-based Welch Allyn facility
Hill-Rom Holdings (NYSE:HRC) last Friday opened its recently built Skaneateles Falls, N.Y. location, which will serve as expansion space for its Welch Allyn division. The newly opened 100,000-square-foot Central New York facility will allow the Batesville, Ind.-based company to add a number of new positions, including R&D and engineering roles, as well as allowing for expansion of the Front Line Care biz and its largest component, Welch Allyn. “The contributions of our Welch Allyn team enable Hill-Rom to help people get better care inside and outside the hospital, and we are energized about our expansio...
Source: Mass Device - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. Source Type: news

#DYK: Heart disease is the #1 killer of women? FDA is committed to helping women live longer by investing in heart health research. Learn more about FDA ’ s research about heart disease in women: https://go.usa.gov/xQN43   #NWHW #SABVpic.twitter.com/UKwBQ7XoRO
#DYK: Heart disease is the #1 killer of women? FDA is committed to helping women live longer by investing in heart health research. Learn more about FDA’s research about heart disease in women: https://go.usa.gov/xQN43  #NWHW #SABV pic.twitter.com/UKwBQ7XoRO (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDAWomen) Source Type: news

Take care of your heart. Share these 4 tips for better heart health: http://go.usa.gov/xXG7h   #NWHWpic.twitter.com/h1j6iHmvny
Take care of your heart. Share these 4 tips for better heart health: http://go.usa.gov/xXG7h  #NWHW pic.twitter.com/h1j6iHmvny (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDAWomen) Source Type: news

Minnesota 2.0: Can this major U.S. medical device cluster become a healthcare innovation hub?
Minnesota has the institutions and the talent to transform healthcare in the U.S. The question is whether the money will follow. RxFunction makes wearable devices called “Walkasins” that help people with chronic health conditions prevent falls that can lead to serious injury. It took eight painstaking years, though, before the Eden Prairie, Minn.-based startup secured the $7.5 million in Series A funding it needed to prepare for the commercialization of its product: Shoe inserts that measure users’ foot pressure and enable immediate sensory cues to control balance. Lars Oddsson, RxFunction’s preside...
Source: Mass Device - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Business/Financial News mHealth (Mobile Health) News Well Research & Development devicetalksminnesota evergreenmedicaltechnologies lemhiventures Mayo Clinic Medical Alley Assn. pediatricdeviceinnovationconsortium rxfunction universit Source Type: news

No matter your age, there are ways to make exercise work for you. Make it a priority to get active — whether it ’ s a new fitness class with friends or finding ways to work out at home! https://go.usa.gov/xQBCG   #NWHWpic.twitter.com/BUAzYOexjS
No matter your age, there are ways to make exercise work for you. Make it a priority to get active — whether it’s a new fitness class with friends or finding ways to work out at home! https://go.usa.gov/xQBCG  #NWHW pic.twitter.com/BUAzYOexjS (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at womenshealth) Source Type: news

Need handouts for your patients? Print and share the #NWHW checklists, designed for women of every age. https://go.usa.gov/xQKVx   pic.twitter.com/Y0UeelkVTu
Need handouts for your patients? Print and share the #NWHW checklists, designed for women of every age. https://go.usa.gov/xQKVx  pic.twitter.com/Y0UeelkVTu (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at womenshealth) Source Type: news

A healthy heart makes for a healthy you! Take time during #NWHW to take charge of your heart health. Read and share these tips: http://go.usa.gov/xXG7h   pic.twitter.com/U9BFWf72YY
A healthy heart makes for a healthy you! Take time during #NWHW to take charge of your heart health. Read and share these tips: http://go.usa.gov/xXG7h  pic.twitter.com/U9BFWf72YY (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDAWomen) Source Type: news