Prochant Secures Key Partnership with VGM & Associates: HME...
The 2020s changed the home healthcare industry forever. The Home Medical Equipment (HME) segment of that industry is under more strain than ever. The increase in demand coupled with staffing shortages...(PRWeb May 20, 2022)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2022/05/prweb18688625.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Scientists devise method to prevent deadly hospital infections without antibiotics
A hospital or medical clinic might be the last place you ’d expect to pick up a nasty infection, but approximately 1.7 million Americans do each year, resulting in nearly 100,000 deaths from infection-related complications and roughly $30 billion in direct medical costs.The biggest culprits, experts say — accounting for two-thirds of these infections — are medical devices like catheters, stents, heart valves and pacemakers, whose surfaces often become covered with harmful bacterial films. But a novel surface treatment developed by a UCLA-led team of scientists could help improve the safety of t hese devices and ease ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 19, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Justice Department Files False Claims Act Complaint Against Medical Device Manufacturer and Its Owner for Training Providers to Improperly Reuse Disposable Items
FDA OCI, Prometheus Group, Richard Poore, New Hampshire, manufacturer, pelvic muscle, rehabilitation, PMR, therapeutic, rectal, probes, False Claims Act, Pathway CTS 2000 Pelvic Floor Training System, Morpheus System, Pathway, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - May 18, 2022 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Good Vibrations: The Transition from Sex Toy to Medical Device
(MedPage Today) -- NEW ORLEANS -- Formal medical studies of vibrators have revealed positive effects on multiple sexual and urinary outcomes in women, a review of published literature showed. Though limited in number, the studies induced favorable... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - May 14, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Ictero Medical plans first human studies after raising $6M from MedTex, S3
A Houston-based medical device company plans to pursue its first human studies after an injection of financing. In late April, Ictero Medical Inc. announced raising $6 million in Series A financing led by Connecticut-based MedTex Ventures, Austin-based S3 Ventures and an undisclosed strategic investor. Ictero is developing a device for high-risk patients with gallbladder disease. The company has shown in a nimal models that the device is able to ablate the functions of the gallbladder with extreme… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 13, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

New Excipients Help to Absorb The API Through The skin into The Body
Offers chemically inactive substances that help deliver the medication to people’s systems Binds powder, granules and dry ingredients to give mechanical strength Ideal for enhancing the effect of active ingredients in the medicineThis story is related to the following:Health, Medical,& Dental Supplies and EquipmentSearch for suppliers of: (Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies)
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - May 13, 2022 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Roche enters partnership with the Global Fund to support low- and middle-income countries in strengthening critical diagnostics infrastructure
Almost half of the world ’s population has no or limited access to diagnosticsThis situation is especially acute in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) where diagnostics plays a critical role for treating and containing the spread of infectious diseases such as Tuberculosis (TB) and HIVNew partnership between Roche and the Global Fund supports low- and middle-income countries in broadening access to diagnostics, helping millions of previously undiagnosed people with TB and HIV get diagnosed and eventually treatedBasel, 12 May 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), through its Global Access Program, and The Globa...
Source: Roche Media News - May 12, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche enters partnership with the Global Fund to support low- and middle-income countries in strengthening critical diagnostics infrastructure
Almost half of the world ’s population has no or limited access to diagnosticsThis situation is especially acute in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) where diagnostics plays a critical role for treating and containing the spread of infectious diseases such as Tuberculosis (TB) and HIVNew partnership between Roche and the Global Fund supports low- and middle-income countries in broadening access to diagnostics, helping millions of previously undiagnosed people with TB and HIV get diagnosed and eventually treatedBasel, 12 May 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), through its Global Access Program, and The Globa...
Source: Roche Investor Update - May 12, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tanzania: China Donates Medical Equipment to Mnh
[Daily News] THE Chinese government on Wednesday donated a number of medical equipment worth more than 140m/- to Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) through the Chinese medical team working in the facility. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 12, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Report: Minnesota's health care startups raised more in Q1 than all of 2021
The largest raise of the quarter came from medical device maker Saluda Medical, which raised $125 million in March. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 11, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Carter Jones Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Appoints Thibaut Mongon as CEO Designate of Planned New Consumer Health Company
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. May 11, 2022– Johnson & Johnson (the “Company”) (NYSE: JNJ) today announced the appointment of Thibaut Mongon as Chief Executive Officer Designate and Paul Ruh as Chief Financial Officer Designate of the future, listed New Consumer Health Company. As announced in November 2021, the planned separation would create two global leaders – the new Johnson & Johnson and the New Consumer Health Company - that are better positioned to deliver improved health outcomes for patients and consumers through innovation, pursue more targeted business strategies and accelerate growth.This leadership trans...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 11, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

How ALung got on a London medical device manufacturer's radar
The May 2 sale resulted in LivaNova acquiring the remaining 97% equity stake in ALung. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 10, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

I-DECIDED ® a decision tool for assessment and management of invasive devices in the hospital setting
Indwelling medical devices, including vascular access and urinary catheters, pose a risk for infection, and therefore daily assessment and consideration of their continued need is a patient safety priority. The I-DECIDED ® device assessment and decision tool is an evidence-based checklist, designed to improve the assessment, care and timely removal of invasive devices in acute hospitalized patients. This paper explains each step of the tool, with rationale for inclusion. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UC Davis Health partners with wearable tech company BioIntelliSense to expand remote care
UC Davis Health is collaborating with a Colorado-based company to introduce a wearable medical device to its clinical practice. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 9, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Emily Hamann Source Type: news

Is It Really 'FDA Approved'?
The FDA is responsible for protecting public health by regulating human drugs and biological products, animal drugs, medical devices, tobacco products, food (including animal food), cosmetics, and electronic products that emit radiation. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news