Press Releases

Insulet Corporation, the global leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its Omnipod® Insulin Management System (Omnipod System), today announced it has received ISO (International Standards Organization) 27001 certification of its Omnipod DASH™ System. ISO 27001 certification is the international standard for best practice in an information security management system…

E-Motion Medical Ltd. announced today it has received CE Mark approval for its lead product, the E-Motion System™, providing stimulation therapy that restores the natural motor function of the digestive system for patients with acute gastrointestinal dysmotility (GID). Acute GID is common in neurological, trauma, surgical, geriatric and severe diabetic…

Mazor Robotics Ltd., a pioneer and a leader in the field of robotic guidance systems, today announced that at a Special General Meeting of Shareholders held earlier today, Mazor Robotics shareholders approved the previously announced definitive merger agreement with wholly-owned subsidiaries of Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT). Approximately 53 percent of…

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) announced today an expansion of its Medicare provider network to include Iora Health. Iora Primary Care, Iora Health's consumer brand, began accepting Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage plans on October 1, 2018. This means that Medicare beneficiaries with an Iora Primary…

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, the global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, today announced it has received CE Mark for the SAPIEN 3 Ultra system for transcatheter aortic valve replacement in severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis patients. "The SAPIEN 3 Ultra system incorporates enhancements to the…

Today at TEDMED, Geisinger announced the launch of ProvenRecovery, a surgical redesign program aimed at expediting healing, improving pain management and reducing opioid use. The program will be implemented across 42 surgical procedures impacting approximately 15,000 surgery cases annually, with the goal of reaching 100 surgical specialties by the end…

Consumer awareness of quality measures like Star ratings is on the rise, and a growing number of Medicare eligible consumers are choosing plans based on these measures. With the recent release of the 2019 Medicare Advantage Star Ratings, plans across the nation are strategizing to target or maintain specific areas…

CRH Healthcare (CRH), the leading urgent care operator in the greater metropolitan Atlanta area, has recently opened its twenty-sixth and twenty-seventh Peachtree Immediate CareTM centers in Smyrna and Lithonia, two Atlanta suburbs.  The new Smyrna location is conveniently located on the corner of South Cobb Drive and Concord Road, at…

Cook Medical announced today the availability of the Flourish™ Pediatric Esophageal Atresia device in the U.S. The device was granted authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Humanitarian Device Exemption (HDE) for the treatment of pediatric esophageal atresia. Esophageal atresia is a birth defect of the…

obp, the leading global developer of single-use, self-contained, illuminating medical devices, today announced expansion of its ONETRAC® portfolio to include four new sizes. ONETRAC is the first single-use, cordless surgical retractor with integrated LED light source and smoke evacuation channel, delivering optimal access, illumination and exposure of a surgical site…