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Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Does ‘Superhero DNA’ Exist?
Some people appear to be born with ‘superhero DNA’ that cancels out genetic diseases like cystic fibrosis, say researchers. The study of nearly 600,000 people found 13 who should have developed debilitating diseases, but did not. The hope is discovering what, against the...
April 13, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
High-Tech Hand Hygiene 
A wide range of hand-hygiene compliance monitoring systems are available to help facilities managers decrease the growing number of health care-associated infections (HAIs). These systems are designed to monitor the patient care environment, remind personnel of critical hand-washing events and provide data to...
April 13, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
Patent Awarded to 4WEB Medical for Novel Programmable Truss Implant Technology
4WEB Medical, the industry leader in 3D printed orthopedic implants, announced at the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS) annual meeting today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued US Patent No. 9,271,845 B2, entitled “Programmable Implants and...
April 12, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
Better fix for torn ACL
According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a torn anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, is one of the most common knee injuries. Approximately 200,000 Americans experience a torn ACL each year, and more than half undergo surgical repairs. Now, researchers at the...
April 12, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Zika Virus Linked to Additional Brain Disorder
The Zika virus may be associated with an autoimmune disorder that attacks the brain’s myelin similar to multiple sclerosis, according to a small study that is being released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 68th Annual Meeting in...
April 12, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
“Smart” Dressing Provides Doctors Warning of Wound Infections
BiMedis has already featured a very interesting article about the clinical trials of the handheld autofluorescence imaging platform, PRODIGI. In recent times, several freshness indicators have been patented for food products which react to time and temperature, letting you know when something spoils. Now,...
April 11, 2016
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
How an obscure medical technology caught the eye of Joe Biden. And John Grisham
An obscure medical technique involving zapping a body part with converging beams of sound is finally getting some high-profile attention. Focused ultrasound, as the procedure is known, is used commercially in the United States to treat just a few medical conditions, including uterine...
April 11, 2016
Resource Library
Survey: Medical sales reps like the money, not their bosses
Although medical sales reps report that relationships with patients and providers are the things they like best about their jobs, those who say they’re least satisfied with their jobs are also the ones who make the least, according to a survey of more...
April 11, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Annual CEO Health Care Survey Finds Patient Engagement, Population Health, & Consumerism Top Concerns 
While care transformation continues to lead the list of concerns for hospital and health system executives, The Advisory Board Company’s Annual Health Care CEO Survey found meeting consumer expectations and patient engagement join the top concerns. The study found 47 percent of executive respondents...
April 8, 2016
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