Amazon launches virtual health clinic for its Seattle employees

admin/ septembrie 26, 2019/ tehnologii/ 4 comments

A new benefit for Amazon’s employees in the Seattle area is a virtual medical clinic that also offers in-person healthcare services. The pilot program, called Amazon Care, provides a mobile app that enables employees to access virtual and in-person healthcare services from Oasis Medical Group, which is licensed in Washington state. The services offered by Oasis Medical include an in-app

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Zimmer Biomet Commences Commercial Release of Persona® Revision Knee System

admin/ septembrie 11, 2019/ tehnologii/ 1 comments

Revision System Completes the Persona Portfolio of Comprehensive and Personalized Knee Replacement Solutions WARSAW, Ind., Sept. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH), a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, today announced FDA 510(k) clearance for the Persona® Revision Knee System for revision knee replacement procedures. The Company expects to launch the system for patients in the United States

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J&J’s DePuy Synthes announces limited launch of Attune cementless knee

admin/ septembrie 10, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Johnson & Johnson’s (NYSE:JNJ) DePuy Synthesis division said today it is launching the Attune cementless knee in a rotating platform option in select markets around the world. This launch combines the proprietary technologies of the Attune knee designed to provide stability while the knee is in motion with DePuy Synthes’ background in rotating platform knees and cementless technology. “The Attune

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J&J’s DePuy to acquire JointPoint hip navigation software

admin/ septembrie 6, 2019/ tehnologii/ 1 comments

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) unit DePuy Synthes said it agreed to acquire JointPoint and its surgeon-friendly navigation software for hip replacements for an undisclosed amount. Belleair Bluffs, Fla.-based JointPoint’s OneTrial software is designed to improve surgical outcomes in hip replacements by analyzing implant selection and positioning pre-surgical digital templating and case planning through non-invasive computer navigation. The deal is slated to close this year. Since July

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Handheld MasSpec Pen for Molecular Cancer Detection During Surgeries

admin/ septembrie 2, 2019/ tehnologii/ 4 comments

Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have developed a new handheld pen for rapid intraoperative cancer detection. Their work demonstrates that the tool can identify different molecular profiles between cancerous and non-cancerous tissue without harming the sampled tissues. This exciting development can one day improve cancer diagnosis and allow for more precise surgical removal of tumors. Currently, surgeons

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