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Companion Medical, a leader in the development of advanced technology to improve diabetes care, announced today that it has begun commercial sales of the InPen® system in the United States.  InPen is available by prescription only and is a covered benefit under many insurance plans.  The InPen is for use…

Fluxion Biosciences, a leading developer of automated solutions for cellular analysis in life sciences research and drug discovery, today announced that it has launched a new BioFlux plate for studying infections caused by the long-term use of catheters. The new plates are available immediately. Silicone rubbers such as PDMS (polydimethylsiloxane)…

Lehigh Regional Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, is pleased to announce its plans to open a 27-bed, 55 and older behavioral health unit. Gary Bell, Chief Executive Officer at Lehigh Regional Medical Center stated, "We will begin with offering electroconvulsive therapy this spring, and then when the unit…

Elekta and Brainlab announced an exclusive agreement in which Brainlab will become the authorized distributor of Elekta's stereotactic solutions for neurosurgery in the United States. Leksell Vantage™ Stereotactic System, which is included in the agreement, received CE Mark earlier this year and is already being adopted by European neurosurgeons. The…

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

NuVasive, Inc., the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, and SafePassage™, a privately-held provider of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring (IONM) services, announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which NuVasive will acquire SafePassage. Terms of the deal were…

Quest Diagnostics, the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the Shiel Medical Laboratory business from Fresenius Medical Care, the premier healthcare company focused on delivering the highest quality care to people with renal and other chronic conditions. Quest's clinical…

Spirosure Inc. announced today it has made an FDA 510(k) submission seeking U.S. clearance for its Fenom PRO Point-of-Care Breathalyzer, launched in September at the world’s largest meeting for respiratory physicians, scientists and allied health professionals: the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2017. Fenom PRO is CE-marked for use…

Boston Scientific Corporation today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Vercise™ Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) System. DBS is used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD), a degenerative condition that affects more than one million people in the United…

Ascension Health and Providence St. Joseph Health are in talks about a merger between the two Catholic non-profits that would create the largest U.S. hospital chain, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the discussions. A deal between St. Louis-based Ascension and Renton, Washington-based Providence would…

VitalConnect, Inc., a leader in wearable biosensor technology for wireless monitoring in hospital and remote patient populations, today announced its fifth 510(k) market clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This clearance extends the wear duration for the company's existing Class 2 wearable biosensor, the VitalPatch®, by 25 percent…

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