McKesson Medical-Surgical Government Solutions Awarded Federal Supply Schedule Medical Equipment and Supply Contract
RICHMOND, VA, March 20, 2023 —McKess on Medical-Surgical Government Solutions LLC, a Richmond, Va.-based leading distributor of medical supplies and healthcare solutions, is proud to announce that it has been awarded a five-year U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) 6... (Source: McKesson News)
Source: McKesson News - March 20, 2023 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Real-World Data Analyses Show Greater Treatment Persistence Than IL-17s in Both Bio-naïve and Bio-experienced Patients Living With Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, March 17, 2023 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new data, showing that initiation of TREMFYA® (guselkumab) was associated with greater treatment persistencea compared to secukinumab or ixekizumab in bio-naïve and bio-experienced patientsb living with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (PsO), based on pairwise analysesc of real-world data.[1],[2] Additionally, in a post-hoc analysis of Phase 3 VOYAGE 2 clinical trial results, TREMFYA demonstrated durable clinical efficacy, itch relief and quality-of-life improvements in patients living with scal...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - March 17, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

Embolx Signs International Distribution Agreement
SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 16, 2023 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Embolx, Inc. - a medical device company developing microcatheters for arterial embolization procedures, today announced the signing of a distribution agreement with Cardiva Ita... Devices, Interventional, Distribution Embolx , Cardiva Italia, microcatheter, embolization (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 16, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Making strategic sense of pharma ’s new race for competitive advantage 
Cheaper, faster R&D matters hugely of course, but it is increasingly the case that commercial success will only follow if pharma can also deliver for patients and health systems.  Patients are increasingly active participants in their own care. They are becoming intolerant of high-friction, low-quality provision of care. Resource constrained health systems, meanwhile, urgently require partners able to help them do more with less.  Advantage in the life sciences, then, will increasingly go to those that can develop new products, services and digital ecosystems to make the most of this new competitive landscape.  When...
Source: EyeForPharma - March 16, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew Stone Source Type: news

Memphis Inno Startups to Watch: SweetBio
Since its fall 2021 launch, Memphis Inno — MBJ’s brand geared toward startups, technology, and innovation — has expanded its coverage of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem. Memphis Inno's Startups to Watch highlights startups and founders who are breaking technological ground in their respective industries, with new ventures and in novative product offerings. Memphis Inno’s Startups to Watch for 2023 leaned into strengths of the local economy, with ventures selected from the medical device,… (Source: Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 15, 2023 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John Klyce Source Type: news

Chapel Hill company loses Nasdaq listing in wake of layoffs
A medical device company has lost its place on the Nasdaq as its trouble mount. (Source: Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 14, 2023 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Zac Ezzone Source Type: news

China ’s Andon Health says it has full access to funds parked at collapsed lender SVB
China’s Andon Health, a maker of medical devices, says it has full access to funds parked at Silicon Valley Bank, after the US government intervened to backstop all the deposits at the failed lender. The Tianjin-based company, which manufactures consumer health devices and supplied Covid test kits…#andonhealth #siliconvalleybank #tianjin #svb (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former CEO Of Medical Device Company Indicted For Creating And Selling A Fake Medical Component That Was Implanted Into Patients
FDA OCI, Laura Perryman, former, CEO, Stimwave, Florida, medical device, scheme, non-functioning, dummy, medical device, implant, patients, chronic pain, Pink Stylet, White Stylet, dummy component, misrepresentations, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - March 13, 2023 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Silicon Valley Bank collapse could create 'very serious situation' for some Philadelphia life sciences companies
At least five Philadelphia-area biopharmaceutical and medical device companies have a connection to Silicon Valley Bank. (Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 13, 2023 Category: American Health Authors: Jim Dallke Source Type: news

Centre mulls regulations, stringent action against e-pharmacies amid concerns over data privacy, malpractices
The New Drugs, Medical Devices and Cosmetics Bill, 2023, seeks to replace the existing Drugs and Cosmetics Act of 1940. The draft bill which was put on the public domain in July last year seeking feedback from stakeholders contained a provision for taking permission to operate an e-pharmacy. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - March 13, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coreline Soft bags FDA 510(k) for AI lung cancer detection software
The approval marks its entry into the $160-billion US medical device market. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 9, 2023 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

BlueWind Medical Announces Key Milestone as AMA Issues Unique Category III CPT Code for Subfascial Placement of Tibial Neurostimulators
CPT Code establishes a standard reimbursement pathway for the BlueWind System effective January 1, 2024 PARK CITY, Utah, March 8, 2023 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- BlueWind Medical, Ltd., an innovative medical device company that aims t... Devices, Urology, Reimbursement BlueWind Medical, RENOVA iStim, neuromodulation, Overactive Bladder (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 8, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hospital manager took bribes from suppliers
A hospital manager in Hertfordshire has been convicted after accepting bribes for his trust to procure medical equipment from particular companies. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - March 8, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Bay Area sites caught in wave of Johnson & Johnson job cuts
The company earlier this year started cutting jobs in its drug and vaccines business; now it is making cuts in its robots and medical devices-related units. (Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 7, 2023 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Novo Nordisk Foundation supports earthquake-affected Syrians with DKK 13 million
6 March 2023 – The Novo Nordisk Foundation is granting Danish Krone (DKK) 13 million (approximately €1.75 million) to provide lifesaving emergency relief, as well as health and food assistance to northwest Syria following the recent earthquakes.  Two weeks after a series of devastating earthquakes hit Türkiye and the Syrian Arab Republic, another strong earthquake hit the Region on 20 February 2023.    The need for support to earthquake-affected people in the 2 countries is still immense. To mitigate the consequences of the earthquakes the grant will be divided between 3 organizations with existi...
Source: WHO EMRO News - March 6, 2023 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news