Platform Wound Dressing, a Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Device Doesn’t Need Gauze or Foam

admin/ ianuarie 22, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Applied Tissue Technologies, based in Hingham, MA, won FDA clearance for its Platform Wound Dressing (PWD), the first embossed negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) device that doesn’t require using any foam or gauze. The PWD has an adhesive base and an embossed membrane that keeps the wound isolated from the outside environment. The membrane, thanks to its unique design, ends up performing

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Walgreens CEO: Microsoft Will Help Create ‘Ecosystem’ To Simplify Healthcare

admin/ ianuarie 16, 2019/ strategie și management/ 0 comments

Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Stefano Pessina says the drugstore giant’s partnership with Microsoft will help create an “ecosystem” connecting its drugstores to patients, their insurers and local medical care providers in communities. In an interview Tuesday morning following the blockbuster announcement that Walgreens has formed a strategic partnership with Microsoft, the Italian billionaire said Microsoft’s products, which include the Azure cloud and artificial intelligence platform, will

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ARIS MD Automatic Tissue Segmentation in Virtual and Augmented Reality: Aris MD at CES 2019

admin/ ianuarie 16, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Medical imaging technologies have come a long way over the decades. They offer greater visual detail, but all that data often makes it difficult to see and understand the anatomy being studied. At CES 2019 we met with ARIS MD, a company that was introducing its 3D visualization technology that can automatically identify different organs, parts of organs, and other

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OSU Wexner Medical Center first in U.S. to implant device for knee osteoarthritis

admin/ ianuarie 4, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

 The Calypso Knee System, developed by Moximed, Inc., is designed to act as a shock absorber for the inner knee. A clinical trial is examining how the device may relieve pain and slow the progression of osteoarthritis.  Shock-absorbing device designed to relieve pain and slow progression of osteoarthritis Surgeons at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are the first in the

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Smith & Nephew Buys Ceterix Orthopaedics for up to $105M

admin/ ianuarie 3, 2019/ Fuziune și Achiziție/ 0 comments

Ceterix is the developer of the NovoStitch Pro Meniscal Repair System. Smith & Nephew plc announced that it has agreed to acquire Ceterix Orthopaedics Inc., the developer of the NovoStitch Pro Meniscal Repair System. This unique device addresses complex meniscal tear patterns not adequately served by other repair systems. It is highly complementary to Smith & Nephew’s leading FAST-FIX 360 Meniscal Repair System, which addresses

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Materialise And Carestream To Deploy Zero Footprint Surgical Planning Solution

admin/ decembrie 14, 2018/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Materialise, in collaboration with Carestream Health, is developing a work-in-progress zero footprint deployment of their pre-operative planning solution for orthopaedists, leveraging Materialise’s OrthoView software. Thanks to enterprise-wide licensing and an enterprise imaging-integrated zero footprint deployment, Materialise and Carestream will be able to give surgeons the freedom to plan procedures in a standard browser, eliminating the requirement for additional software. Previous

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Hill-Rom And EarlySense Define New Standard Of Care With Commercial Launch Of Patient Monitoring Technology For Centrella® Smart+ Beds

admin/ decembrie 12, 2018/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Press Release Continuous, Contact-Free Vitals Sensing and Analytics Help Tackle Failure-to-Rescue Challenges Faced by U.S. Hospitals. CHICAGO and WOBURN, Mass., Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC), a global provider of medical technologies and the world’s leading hospital bed manufacturer, today announced that EarlySense, the market leader in contact-free continuous monitoring solutions across the care continuum, has integrated its continuous contact-free heart rate and respiratory rate

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Subtle Medical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance and CE Mark Approval for SubtlePET™

admin/ decembrie 10, 2018/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

MENLO PARK, Calif., Dec. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Subtle Medical, a privately-held medical device company focused on improving medical imaging efficiency and patient experience with innovative deep learning imaging technologies, announced today 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market SubtlePETTM. Subtle Medical also recently secured approval to affix the CE Mark on SubtlePET to begin

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Special Report—The top 10 medtech companies of 2024

admin/ decembrie 7, 2018/ strategie și management/ 0 comments

While most of the world’s top 10 medtech companies are expected to defend their relative rankings in the coming years, ambitious or inspired M&A deals could give companies lower on the list the oomph to move up and reap billions in additional sales in new market segments. Take Becton Dickinson, for example. Its $24 billion acquisition of C.R. Bard late

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Medtronic to acquire nutrition AI firm Nutrino for its digital diabetes projects

admin/ decembrie 4, 2018/ Fuziune și Achiziție/ 0 comments

Medtronic announced plans to absorb Nutrino Health, a nutrition-focused data analytics company, and further integrate its work with its diabetes group. Financial terms were not disclosed. The medtech giant previously worked with Nutrino in a multiyear partnership to develop a meal-logging app for people with diabetes connected to its iPro2 glucose-monitoring system. It also helped work on the Sugar.IQ diabetes

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