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Orthopedics and Spine
SI-BONE: New Positive Local Coverage Determination
SI-BONE, Inc., manufacturers of the iFuse Implant System, has announced that CGS Administrators, LLC (CGS) the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) covering the states of Kentucky and Ohio has issued a positive local coverage determination (LCD) for MIS SI joint fusion....
February 8, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Capsule Endoscopy Market Is Anticipated To Reach $886.3M
Global Capsule Endoscopy market is expected to reach USD 886.3 million by 2022; according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing prevalence of colorectal cancer, GI diseases and growing demand for precise and accurate diagnostic tools are expected to...
February 8, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Man Maneuvers Robotic Arm With His Thoughts
Surgeons used a new technique to attach a thought-controlled robot arm directly to an amputee’s stump, giving him a far greater range of motion with the advanced prosthetic limb. The system, involving an implant inserted into the bone at the end...
January 15, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
BSN medical Names Todd Healy President of North America
CHARLOTTE, NC–(Marketwired – Jan 11, 2016) –BSN medical, a leading global medical device manufacturer, today announced the appointment of Todd Healy as the organization’s president of North America, effective Jan. 15, 2016. With more than 30 years of experience in...
January 13, 2016
Resource Library
How/Where to use Principle and Principal on your CV or Resume (and on LinkedIn)
“Argh! Here we go again,” I thought as I reviewed a resume from the short-listed ones that one of my recruiters had earmarked for me. But then, the English major in me cringes just a little when I see a...
January 13, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Maquet Unveils Two New Advanced ICU Ventilators
Maquet Medical is releasing two new ICU ventilators, one general purpose for most patients and one designed for support in neonates and infants. The SERVO-U and SERVO-n mechanical ventilators were designed to feature an intuitive interface while offering advanced patient specific capabilities...
January 11, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Artificial Pancreas Trials To Begin In The U.S. 
In the U.S. alone, 1.25 million Americans suffer from type 1 diabetes, a potentially debilitating and life-changing condition. Every year, more and more people are diagnosed, and the only common treatment is regular insulin injections. A research team hoping to...
January 11, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
SurgaColl Technologies firm seeks €15m for bone-repair technology
A fledgling Irish medtech company is looking to raise €15 million to develop and commercialize revolutionary technology that will allow doctors to repair bone and cartilage in patients. SurgaColl Technologies has just received European approval to market its first product,...
January 11, 2016
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Fitbit’s heart rate monitoring accuracy questioned in class action suit
Fitbit is facing yet another class action suit, this time over its heart rate monitoring, which plaintiffs claim is inaccurate to a dangerous degree. “Plaintiffs and many consumers like them have experienced — and testing confirms — that the PurePulse...
January 9, 2016
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