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Diagnostics & Healthcare News
AHF Lauds WHO’s Belated Pre-Qualification of the Ebola Vaccine
After more than four years of testing and vaccinations under compassionate use protocols, the most effective Ebola vaccine has at last received World Health Organization (WHO) pre-qualification, clearing regulatory hurdles for its wide-scale use. “AHF has been calling for an approved...
November 14, 2019
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Edwards Lifesciences gets approval for SAPIEN 3 TAVI valve in Europe
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, today announced that it has received CE Mark to expand use of the Edwards SAPIEN 3 transcatheter heart valve for the...
November 14, 2019
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Cleveland Clinic First in the World to Perform Robotic Single-Port Kidney Transplant 
Cleveland Clinic is the first hospital in the world to successfully perform a robotic single-port kidney transplant, which enables all surgical instruments and the donor kidney to be placed through one small abdominal incision. The Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute...
November 14, 2019
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Formlabs Launches New Dental Business Unit, Formlabs Dental, With Form 3B and New Materials Designed to Meet the Demands of the Dental Industry
Formlabs, the designer and manufacturer of powerful and accessible 3D printing systems, has today announced it is strengthening its commitment to the dental market. According to a Key Group survey, Formlabs is the most installed 3D printer for small, medium and large...
November 13, 2019
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Abbott Announces Robert B. Ford to Succeed Miles D. White as Chief Executive Officer on March 31, 2020 
Abbott announced that Miles D. White will be stepping down as Chief Executive Officer on March 31, 2020, after a remarkable 21-year tenure, the second longest for a non-founder in today’s S&P 100. He will remain Executive Chairman of the Board. The...
November 13, 2019
Orthopedics and Spine
Nevro’s Senza Omnia Spinal Cord Neurostimulation System Gains FDA Approval
Nevro Corp. (NYSE: NVRO), a global medical device company that provides innovative, evidence-based solutions for the treatment of chronic pain, today announced it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Senza® Omnia™ Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)...
November 12, 2019
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Sonde Health Granted Foundational U.S. Patent for Use of Vocal Biomarkers in Health Assessments
Sonde Health, Inc., a leading company developing a voice-based technology platform to measure health when a person speaks, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued U.S. Patent No. 10,475,530, a foundational patent that covers crucial aspects...
November 12, 2019
Orthopedics and Spine
Conformis Announces FDA Clearance and Full Commercial Launch of Next Generation Hip System 
Conformis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFMS), a medical technology company that uses its proprietary iFit Image-to-Implant technology platform to develop, manufacture, and sell patient-specific arthroplasty joint replacement implants designed to fit each patient’s unique anatomy, today announced FDA clearance of the Company’s next generation...
November 11, 2019
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Airflow Sleep, a Sleep Solutions and Advocacy Company, Launches to Fight the Sleep Epidemic 
Airflow Sleep, a total sleep solutions and advocacy company that empowers people to improve sleep quality and behavior, exited stealth mode today as it prepares to launch its ZO2 Sleep System for the consumer market. Each system contains a physician-designed,...
November 11, 2019
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