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Salter Labs acquires InnoMed Technologies, Parker Medical, IntuBrite
Salter Labs acquired a trio of medical device companies: Innomed Technologies, Parker Medical and IntuBrite for undisclosed amounts. Coconut Grove, Fla.-based InnoMed makes non-invasive ventilation and continuous positive airway pressure masks. Parker Medical, based in Highlands Ranch, Colo., makes tips for endotracheal tubes. IntuBrite makes laryngoscopes and is based in Vista, Calif. Lake Forest, Ill.-based Salter Labs makes respiratory therapy devices for the home and healthcare provider markets. “With these acquisitions, Salter offers a wide range of innovative, clinically-preferred airway management product...
Source: Mass Device - October 27, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Hospital Care Mergers & Acquisitions Respiratory innomed intubrite parkermedical salterlabs Source Type: news

UCLA team performs emergency surgery to save mom and newborn baby
UCLA Health When mom-to-be Malisa was just a few weeks away from delivering her first child, she felt a sudden pain in her chest while at the movies with a friend.Her doctors ruled out any problems with the pregnancy but did learn she had a rare, life-threatening heart condition called an aortic dissection, a tear in the aorta located just above the aortic valve involving the arteries that take blood to the heart and brain. The condition often leads to sudden death, but with unusual luck she was able to survive.Once diagnosed, Malisa, who lives about 80 miles from Los Angeles, was airlifted to  Ronald Reagan UCLA...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 30, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

New Ways to Pay for Low-Priority Drug Trials
The last decade has seen many pharmaceutical companies successfully expand their research and development operations, resulting in robust pipelines of promising new therapies in the early stages. However, with thecost of the clinical trial process for a drug today as high as $115m, drug makers must deal with the reality that they do not have the resources to develop every asset in their overflowing pipelines in a timely manner.Without the capital to invest, many promising but lower-priority therapies are sitting on a shelf, potentially losing companies billions each year in lost revenues. Delayed clinical trials result in ...
Source: EyeForPharma - June 2, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ben van der Schaaf Source Type: news

New Ways to Pay for Low-Priority Drug Trials
The last decade has seen many pharmaceutical companies successfully expand their research and development operations, resulting in robust pipelines of promising new therapies in the early stages. However, with thecost of the clinical trial process for a drug today as high as $115m, drug makers must deal with the reality that they do not have the resources to develop every asset in their overflowing pipelines in a timely manner.Without the capital to invest, many promising but lower-priority therapies are sitting on a shelf, potentially losing companies billions each year in lost revenues. Delayed clinical trials result in ...
Source: EyeForPharma - June 2, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ben van der Schaaf Source Type: news

CNM receives another large donation
Central New Mexico Community College received its second large donation within one month in late April, courtesy of one of its former program leaders. Dr. Diane Klepper, former medical director of CNM’s Respiratory Therapy program, gave Central New Mexico Community College a $500,000 donation April 26. The money is meant to help ensure respiratory therapy is available throughout the state, particularly in its rural areas, according to a releas e from the school. “We are greatly honored to accept… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 1, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: May Ortega Source Type: news

CNM receives another large donation
Central New Mexico Community College received its second large donation within one month in late April, courtesy of one of its former program leaders. Dr. Diane Klepper, former medical director of CNM’s Respiratory Therapy program, gave Central New Mexico Community College a $500,000 donation April 26. The money is meant to help ensure respiratory therapy is available throughout the state, particularly in its rural areas, according to a releas e from the school. “We are greatly honored to accept… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 1, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: May Ortega Source Type: news

Ventec Life Systems raises $7m
Ventec Life Systems raised $7 million in a new round of equity financing, according to an SEC filing posted this week. Ventec produces the VOCSN portable life support system. The system provides 5 different respiratory therapies, including ventilation, oxygen, cough, suction and nebulization. Money in the round came from 56 unnamed sources, according to the SEC filing, with the 1st sale recorded on April 4. The company is not seeking any more sales in the round. The Bothell, Wash.-based company won FDA 510(k) clearance for the system early last month, claiming it to be the only device cleared by the FDA which provides all ...
Source: Mass Device - May 1, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Respiratory Ventec Life Systems Source Type: news

Hill-Rom launches Monarch wearable airway clearance system
Hill-Rom (NYSE:HRC) said yesterday it launched the Monarch airway clearance system designed to provide high frequency chest wall oscillation. The Monarch device is a mobile vest which uses personal oscillating discs to provide targeted kinetic energy and HFCWO to the lungs to thin mucus and generate airflow, the Chicago-based company said. The device is wearable and portable and allows the patient to be active while receiving the therapy, Hill-Rom said, an improvement over earlier versions which required that the user stay seated during use. “I wanted to create a portable, long-lasting battery-pow...
Source: Mass Device - April 26, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Respiratory Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. Source Type: news

Ventec Life Systems wins FDA nod for VOCSN portable life support device
Respiratory care device developer Ventec Life Systems said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its VOCSN portable life support device. The VOCSN device provides 5 different respiratory therapies, including ventilation, oxygen, cough, suction and nebulization. The Bothell, Wash.-based company claims it is the only device cleared by the FDA which provides all 5 respiratory therapies. The device is cleared for use with adults and pediatric patients weighing more than 5 kg, the company said, and is designed to improve care for patients with neuromuscular diseases, impaired lung function, spinal cord injuries and pediatric de...
Source: Mass Device - April 12, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Regulatory/Compliance Respiratory Ventec Life Systems Source Type: news

Propeller Health-MIR, Senseonics-Roche, and more digital health deals
Madison, Wisconsin-based Propeller Health, which offers a digitally-guided respiratory therapy platform, has teamed up with Medical International Research (MIR) to offer several of the Italian health technology company ’s mobile and clinical spirometers alongside the Propeller system. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 7, 2016 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Propeller Health will incorporate MIR's spirometers into digital respiratory therapy platform
Madison, Wisconsin-based Propeller Health, which offers a digitally-guided respiratory therapy platform, has teamed up with Medical International Research (MIR) to offer several of the Italian health technology company ’s mobile and clinical spirometers alongside the Propeller system. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 1, 2016 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

TCAD Paramedics Purchase Transport Ventilators
Branson, Mo.  August, 2016. TCAD Paramedics have taken delivery of O-TWO e700 Ventilators. A total of 11 ventilators were purchased using capital equipment funding. The O-TWO e700 ventilators are specifically designed to be used in the pre-hospital environment. All TCAD Paramedics units are now outfitted with this new equipment. The new ventilators have multiple options for helping patients and can be used as a traditional ventilator, CPAP or BiPap machine. These ventilators will give paramedics more ways to help patients having respiratory emergencies. O-TWO representatives were on site to help train T...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 29, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Airway & Respiratory Product Announcements Source Type: news

TCAD Paramedics Purchase Transport Ventilators
Branson, Mo.  August, 2016. TCAD Paramedics have taken delivery of O-TWO e700 Ventilators. A total of 11 ventilators were purchased using capital equipment funding. The O-TWO e700 ventilators are specifically designed to be used in the pre-hospital environment. All TCAD Paramedics units are now outfitted with this new equipment. The new ventilators have multiple options for helping patients and can be used as a traditional ventilator, CPAP or BiPap machine. These ventilators will give paramedics more ways to help patients having respiratory emergencies. O-TWO representatives were on site to help train T...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - August 29, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Airway & Respiratory Product Announcements Source Type: news

Brightree makes C-Suite changes after sale
Brightree hired Matt Mellott as CEO and promoted Bobby Ghoshal to chief operating officer. The Atlanta-based health-care technology company said the moves follow its sale to ResMed (NYSE: RMD) for $800 million. Current CEO Dave Cormack will take a multi-year advisory role. Mellott joins Brightree from MedBridge Healthcare, the sleep disorder diagnostic testing and respiratory therapy provider he co-founded in 2004. Mellott has served as MedBridge’s president since 2008. During his 12 years with… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 20, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Propeller Health, Vectura ink collaborative connected-inhaler deal
Propeller Health said today it inked a collaborative development deal with inhaled pharmaceutical company Vectura Group to develop a digitally-connected inhaler system. Through the collaboration, the companies will combine Vectura’s dry powder inhaler with Propeller’s digital health platform. Initial development will focus on an add-on sensor for Vectura’s lever-operated multi-dose inhaler, U.K.-based Vectura said. “This announcement demonstrates Vectura’s commitment to develop next generation inhalation devices that can help patients manage their respiratory diseases better. Adherence to...
Source: Mass Device - May 24, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Respiratory Propeller Health Vectura Source Type: news

Funding comes through to train 700 health care workers in Austin
Austin Community College has received a $1 million grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to fund training for roughly 700 area health care workers. The funding will pay for specialized training conducted for St. David’s HealthCare employees in the fields of nursing, cardiovascular training, respiratory therapy and pharmacology. Those skill areas are critically needed by local clinic groups and specialty health care providers, and are seen as some of the most promising job categories in coming… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Hospitals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Hospitals headlines - August 26, 2015 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Chad Swiatecki Source Type: news

​Pali Momi Medical Center CEO to head Kauai’s Wilcox Memorial Hospital
Jen Chahanovich will head Wilcox Memorial Hospital and the Kauai Medical Clinic upon President and CEO Kathy Clark’s retirement at the end of June, Hawaii Pacific Health said. Chahanovich, CEO of Pali Momi Medical Center, began at HPH in 2002 as the director of respiratory therapy for Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children. She was named COO for Pali Momi two years after that. The American College of Healthcare Executives fellow has also served as chair for Hospice Hawaii and the chair-elect… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 22, 2015 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lorin Eleni Gill Source Type: news

Boehringer Ingelheim Ups The Ante In Treating Lung Disorders
Tunde Otulana, M.D., heads Boehringer Ingelheim’s clinical development and medical affairs group. He is a former FDA reviewer who studied, learned, and finally got the chance to apply his knowledge of clinical trials when he stepped over into industry in 1997. As a pulmonologist who previously worked for about seven years in the FDA’s pulmonary division, Otulana subsequently led related R&D efforts at several companies before coming to BI in 2011. He now plays a key role in the U.S. in preserving the company’s position as a pioneer and leader in respiratory therapy, mainly in chronic obstructive pulmo...
Source: Pharmaceutical Online News - July 31, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Respiratory therapy, medical students to volunteer in Nicaragua
Mid-July excursion will take students to Central American nation to aid health care providers in rural villages with health assessments, other tasks. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - June 24, 2014 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Transcript posted for February 20, 2014 Anesthesiology and Respiratory Therapy Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee Meeting
(Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 19, 2014 Category: Medical Equipment Source Type: news

24 Hour Summary posted for February 20, 2014 Anesthesiology and Respiratory Therapy Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee Meeting
(Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 24, 2014 Category: Medical Equipment Source Type: news

Report: FDA panel recommends Inspire Medical's sleep apnea implant
The FDA's Anesthesiology & Respiratory Therapy Devices Panel unanimously recommends Inspire Medical's Inspire II Upper Airway Stimulator for U.S. approval. An expert panel of FDA advisors voted today to recommend approval for Inspire Medical's sleep apnea implant, the Inspire II Upper Airway Stimulator, according to The Gray Sheet. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Inspire Medical Systems Inc.News Well, Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation, Pre-Market Approval (PMA), Sleep Monitoring/Sleep Apnearead more (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - February 21, 2014 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Arezu Sarvestani Source Type: news

FDA reviews adverse events, durability of Inspire Medical's sleep apnea implant
Inspire Medical's Inspire II Upper Airway Stimulator heads to the FDA tomorrow, when an expert panel will consider admitting the device to the U.S. market. Minnesota-based Inspire Medical Systems has a date with the FDA tomorrow, when the agency's expert Anesthesiology & Respiratory Therapy Devices Panel will review data and make a recommendation on the Inspire II Upper Airway Stimulator. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Inspire Medical Systems Inc.News Well, Regulatory/Clearance, Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Minnesota, Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation, Pre-Market Approval (PMA), Sleep Monito...
Source: Mass Device - February 19, 2014 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Arezu Sarvestani Source Type: news

Apex Embarks on Counter Actions Against ResMed in Europe
DUSSELDORF, Germany, Feb. 19, 2014 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Apex Medical Corporation (APEX, TWSE: 4106) a leading player in the Respiratory Therapy and Pressure Area Care sectors issues the following press release: Apex announced at... Devices, LitigationApex Medical, ResMed, continuous positive airway pressure (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 19, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Materials posted for February 20, 2014 Anesthesiology and Respiratory Therapy Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee Meeting
(Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 18, 2014 Category: Medical Equipment Source Type: news

CEO Insights: Changing the standard of care for acute respiratory therapy
ALung chairman & CEO Peter DeComo talks about advances in respiratory therapy and his company's Hemolung respiratory system. By Peter M. DeComo, chairman and CEO of ALung Technologies, Inc. News Well, Blog, Respiratoryread more (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - January 22, 2014 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: ALung Technologies Inc. Contributed Blogs Source Type: news

Meeting Notice: February 20, 2014: Anesthesiology and Respiratory Therapy Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee Meeting
(Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - January 8, 2014 Category: Medical Equipment Source Type: news

Federal Register: Anesthesiology and Respiratory Therapy Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The meeting will be open to the public. Name of Committee: Anesthesiology and Respiratory Therapy Devices Panel of the Medical Devices... (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - January 8, 2014 Category: Medical Equipment Source Type: news

Wearable Medical Devices Market Is Expected To Reach USD 5.8 Billion Globally In 2019: Transparency Market Research
According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research"Wearable Medical Devices Market (Heart Rate Monitors, Activity Monitors, ECG, Pulse Oximeters, EEG, EMG, Glucose/Insulin Management, Pain Management, Wearable Respiratory Therapy)-Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013-2019,"the global market for wearable medical devices was valued atUSD 2.0 billionin 2012 and is expected to reach a value ofUSD 5.8 billionin 2019, growing at a CAGR of 16.4% from 2013 to 2019. (Source: Medical Design Online News)
Source: Medical Design Online News - December 12, 2013 Category: Medical Equipment Source Type: news

Prague-based Unimedis Acquired by ResMed
Deal will Increase Accessibility of Leading Sleep and Respiratory Therapies in Czech Republic SAN DIEGO and PRAGUE, Dec. 2, 2013 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Prague-based Unimedis, a distributor of equipment for the treatment of sleep d... Devices, Distribution, Mergers & AcquisitionsResMed, Unimedis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 2, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Respiratory Therapy May Lower Death Risk for Some Sleep Apnea Patients
Title: Respiratory Therapy May Lower Death Risk for Some Sleep Apnea PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/14/2013 4:35:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 8/15/2013 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - August 15, 2013 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Respiratory Therapy May Lower Death Risk for Some Sleep Apnea Patients
Study looked at those who also have the respiratory condition COPD (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 14, 2013 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Family Medicine, Neurology, Pulmonology, News, Source Type: news

Micro pumps and mini valves for Ors AND ICs
Capnographs (or capnometers) measure the concentration or partial pressure of CO2 expelled in respiratory gases and are used as monitoring tools during the delivery of anesthesia, in the intensive care of patients, in respiratory therapy, and in metabolic monitoring. read more (Source: Articles from MedicalDesign.com)
Source: Articles from MedicalDesign.com - July 30, 2013 Category: Medical Equipment Tags: Components Source Type: news

Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from New Premier Agreements for Specialty Distribution Respiratory Therapy and Anesthesia Products
CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network)--The Premier healthcare alliance today announced new agreements for specialty distribution respiratory therapy and anesthesia products have been awarded to Customed USA, LLC, a minority owned business... Devices, Group PurchasingPremier healthcare alliance, respiratory therapy, anesthesia (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 7, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news