Common, Crucial Medical Device Often Gives Wrong Readings for Black Patients
MONDAY, July 11, 2022 -- Early in the pandemic, scores of Americans bought pulse oximeters to help determine how sick they were while infected with COVID-19, but new research finds the devices often miss dangerously low blood oxygen levels in Black... (Source: - Daily MedNews)
Source: - Daily MedNews - July 11, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Life Sciences Companies in the Kansas City area
Information on The List was obtained through Kansas City Business Journal research or supplied by individual companies through questionnaires that KCBJ could not independently verify. In case of ties, companies are listed alphabetically. Editor's Note: The Kansas City Business Journal defines a life sciences company as an organization engaged in research and development focused on animal, human or plant life or an organization that directly supports those R&D activities. As definited by KCBJ, the industry encompasses fields such as biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, neuroscience, medical devices, crop sciences, food processin...
Source: Health Care News Headlines - July 8, 2022 Category: Health Management Source Type: news

Irish and Norwegian Foreign Ministers visit Bab-al-Hawa border crossing with Northwest Syria
7 July 2022 Two Ministers of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Mr Simon Coveney from Ireland and his Norwegian counterpart, Her Excellency Ms Anniken Huitfeldt, visited Bab-al-Hawa on 15 June 2022 to gain further understanding on the crucial significance of the border crossing in addressing the needs of the Syrians living across the border. For the last 11 years, 4.5 million Syrians in the northwest region of the country have been living in such extremely precarious conditions that they are completely dependent on the cross-border deliveries of lifesaving food items as well as medicines and supplies. WHO and partners procur...
Source: WHO EMRO News - July 7, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

USA ambassador to the UN visits Northwest Syria ’s last remaining border crossing
7 July 2022 His Excellency Jeffrey Flake, the United States of America Ambassador to Türkiye, recently escorted Her Excellency Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the USA Ambassador to the United Nations, to the last remaining humanitarian border crossing into Northwest Syria at Bab-al-Hawa. They were received by Mark Cutts, UN Deputy Regional Humanitarian Coordinator, as well as by members of other UN agencies including WHO inside the WFP’s Logistic Cluster’s Hub in Reyhanli, southeast Türkiye. The ambassadors were shown the importance of the Hub and were explained its vital role in supplying humanitarian relief to the 4.4 mi...
Source: WHO EMRO News - July 7, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

ResApp gets 510(k) clearance for mobile sleep apnoea test SleepCheck
It has been approved as a prescription-only software-as-a-medical device in the US. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 7, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Global Unrest, Pandemic Spurring Healthcare Cyberattacks Global Unrest, Pandemic Spurring Healthcare Cyberattacks
As Congress looks to strengthen security of medical devices, medical organizations need to remain vigilant, says a cybersecurity expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - July 6, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

After facial feminization surgery, transgender people report better psychosocial health
Key takeaways:A positive step.Gender-affirming surgery is one of the most important procedures for patients with gender dysphoria, researchers say.Quality of life.People who had the surgery reported higher scores in 7 of 11 measures of psychosocial health than those awaiting the procedure.Expanding health coverage.Researchers hope the findings will encourage more U.S. health insurance plans to cover the surgery.A UCLA study offers the first evidence that transgender patients who receive gender-affirming facial feminization surgery reported better mental health after their procedures.Thestudy was published in the journal An...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 6, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Bucks County medical technology firm going public through SPAC deal after closing $110M Series D
Orchestra BioMed has also entered into a collaboration with medical device giant Medtronic to develop a potential treatment for high blood pressure in patients with pacemakers. (Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 6, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

IBA forms ConformalFlash alliance
Proton therapy developer Ion Beam Applications (IBA) has launched the ConformalFlas...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Proton online adaptive radiation therapy group formed IBA acquires Modus Medical Devices IBA to partner with Dutch hospital on breast cancer research IBA and Tractebel partner on construction projects IBA partners with University of Pennsylvania (Source: Headlines)
Source: Headlines - July 5, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Former Itamar Medical CEO and President Gilad Glick Joins IceCure Medical as a Strategic Advisor for Global Go-To-Market Operations
A global medical device industry expert with a focus on market creation and fast growth, Mr. Glick has led Itamar Medical, Inc. ("Itamar Medical") as CEO, building its medical device business for a decade until Itamar Medical's acquisition by Zol... Devices, Personnel IceCure Medical, ProSense System, cryoablation (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 5, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chapel Hill company given extension to regain Nasdaq compliance
A medical device company that set up shop in Chapel Hill last year has received some relief in its bid to remain listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market. (Source: Health Care News Headlines)
Source: Health Care News Headlines - July 1, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Zac Ezzone Source Type: news

Internist Accused of $11.4M Medicare, TRICARE Fraud Scheme Internist Accused of $11.4M Medicare, TRICARE Fraud Scheme
Charlotte-based internist faces charges for her role in a durable medical equipment scheme where she allegedly wrote orders for patients never seen.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 1, 2022 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Invictus' Aura Storm Air Purifier Receives FDA 510(k) Class II Medical Device Clearance
HICKORY, N.C., June 29, 2022 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Invictus Sterilization LLC., a Hickory, NC based provider of Hospital-Grade UV-C based surface and air sterilization products, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administra... Devices, FDA Invictus Sterilization, Aura Storm, Air Purifier (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Smart glasses: a new tool for assessing the number of patients in mass-casualty incidents - Apiratwarakul K, Cheung LW, Tiamkao S, Phungoen P, Tientanopajai K, Taweepworadej W, Kanarkard W, Ienghong K.
INTRODUCTION: Mass-casualty incidents (MCIs) are events in which many people are injured during the same period of time. This has major implications in regards to practical concerns and planning for both personnel and medical equipment. Smart glasses are m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Collagen Matrix, Inc. Announces 510(k) Clearance for Fibrillar Collagen Wound Dressing, Expanding Offerings for Advanced Wound Market
OAKLAND, N.J., June 28, 2022 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Collagen Matrix, Inc., a leader in regenerative medicine, global manufacturer of collagen and other biomaterial-based medical devices, and Linden Capital Partners portfolio company ... Devices, Wound Care, FDA Collagen Matrix, Fibrillar , Collagen Wound Dressing (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news