RapidAI, the leader in advanced imaging for stroke, today announced it now serves over 50 hospitals and teleradiology services in Australia. The Rapid stroke imaging platform is TGA cleared. Rapid is the first AI-powered stroke imaging solution approved in Australia. Around the world, Rapid is also the only clinically validated platform available and the gold standard for advanced cerebrovascular imaging and workflow. In addition to broad adoption across the country, Rapid

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HCA Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, today announced that it has entered into a new joint venture business with A Plus International Inc. (A Plus), a global manufacturer of healthcare products, to expand access to personal protective equipment (PPE) by manufacturing surgical and procedure masks in the United States. Under the partnership, production of Level 1 and Level 3 masks meeting American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards for quality a

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Serenno Medical, developer of medical devices for patient monitoring in a hospital setting, announced today that Elcam Medical, a leading producer of medical devices, has invested  $1.5 million in the Company and will also manufacture Sentinel™, Serenno's urine output and intra-abdominal pressure digital monitoring device for the detection of acute kidney injury (AKI). Elcam Medical join existing investors Alon Medtech and serial medical device inventor, entrepreneur and invest

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Abbott announced that the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) revised its National Coverage Determination (NCD) to expand coverage for transcatheter edge-to-edge repair (TEER), also referred to as transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVr), to include patients with secondary (or functional) mitral regurgitation (MR) resulting from heart failure. The decision significantly increases the number of people eligible for insurance coverage for mitral valve repair with MitraClip, e

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Opal Group, premier conference organizer which creates large networks of top industry leaders will host the Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Summit that will take place on February 17, 2021. The Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Summit is a gathering of senior medical executives from leading healthcare organizations to engage in high-level content through intimate group discussions. We’re bringing together leaders from hospitals, payer organi

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Hillrom announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Bardy Diagnostics, Inc. (BardyDx), an innovator in digital health and a leading provider of ambulatory cardiac monitoring technologies. Under the terms of the agreement, Hillrom will purchase BardyDx for a cash consideration of $375 million and future potential payments based on the achievement of certain commercial milestones. Hillrom is also acquiring net operating losses valued at more than $20 million that are expected to

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Eitan Medical, a global leader in advanced infusion therapy and drug delivery solutions across the care continuum, announced today that its upgraded Sapphire™ infusion pump system software Rev15, which includes the infusion pump, administration sets and accessories, has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance. The Sapphire™ infusion system is the company's flagship infusion device, and is used across the U.S. within alternate sites, homecare markets, em

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