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2013-12-09 23:02:27

18 percent of lung cancers detected by low-dose CT are indolent according to ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group study. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 An analysis of data from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), the results of which were published today in JAMA Internal Medicine, suggests that more than 18 percent of lung cancers detected by low-dose computed tomography (LDCT or low-dose CT) may be indolent. “This is another important piece of information that helps us...

2013-12-09 12:26:38

DETROIT, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgeons at Henry Ford Hospital have performed the first two minimally invasive laser brain surgeries in Michigan - one for epilepsy and one to treat a brain tumor. And in both cases the patients went home the day after the procedure. "These types of surgeries can be as effective as conventional brain surgery for select patients and certain tumors, with much less risk and side effects to the patient," says Steven Kalkanis, M.D., a neurosurgeon...

2013-12-09 10:47:32

The majority of epilepsy patients who have brain surgery to treat their disorder are satisfied with the results in reducing epilepsy-related seizures and improving their psychological and social well-being. Those were the conclusions of a new study by Henry Ford Hospital researchers who examined the medical records of epilepsy surgery patients and conducted a telephone survey to determine their satisfaction with the results of the procedure. "Overall, the great majority of patients, 92...

2013-12-09 08:28:54

SurgiChem Provides Medication Adherence Packaging Solutions to UK Community Pharmacies MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (OMCL), a leading provider of medication and supply management solutions to healthcare systems, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Bupa Care Homes (CFG) plc to purchase the entire outstanding share capital of SurgiChem Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bupa, for £12,000,000 subject to certain adjustments, in a cash...

2013-12-09 08:28:05

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLoop, a pioneer in digital physician-and-patient-engagement, today announced its successful raise of a $10 million Series-A round. The Series-A round was led by Canvas Venture Fund, an early-stage venture fund managed by the Morgenthaler Technology Investment Company. Subtraction Capital also participated in the round. The financing will be used to enhance HealthLoop's cloud-based platform and accelerate development of its...

2013-12-08 23:02:25

instaRounds is a mobile and web based application which is helping doctors connect more efficiently and seamlessly, thus allowing for safer patient encounters and patient hand offs. Washington DC (PRWEB) December 08, 2013 With the mobile healthcare technology space moving at break neck speeds, there have been many players competing for the attention of doctors, hospitals and insurance companies alike. While no single entity has the answer completely, many start-ups are finding unique ways...

2013-12-08 20:20:36

KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "We are excited to announce our reseller agreement with Intelligent Hospital Systems (IH Systems) for their state of the art IV medication preparation system, RIVA," said Carla Corkern, CEO of Talyst. "This agreement provides Talyst with a "best of breed" automated IV product to integrate into our AutoPharm Enterprise System, as we expand our product and solution offerings to our customers." RIVA is the only fully-automated IV...

2013-12-08 12:21:25

Investigators present results at the American Epilepsy Society (AES) meeting in Washington, DC HOUSTON, Dec. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX) announced today that results from the E-36 clinical study of the AspireSR generator were presented at the annual AES Meeting, taking place December 6-10 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Paul Boon, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Full Professor of Neurology and Director of Ghent Institute for...

2013-12-05 23:31:30

The Interim HealthCare franchisee, Salo, Inc., has implemented Procura Home Care Software as their end-to-end enterprise solution across their 47 locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Indiana, and Kentucky. Westmont, IL (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 The Interim HealthCare franchisee, Salo, Inc., has implemented Procura Home Care Software as their end-to-end enterprise solution across their 47 locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Indiana, and Kentucky. Salo, Inc. is the...

2013-12-05 23:22:19

Mobile applications powered with Captive Reach 3.01 aim to reduce healthcare spending, increase physician productivity and give patients the ability to manage and monitor their health from the palm of their hand. San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Parallel 6, a multi-channel mobile technology company and the creator of the mobile enterprise platform, Captive Reach, releases Captive Reach 3.01, providing a mobile solution for the healthcare industry. Captive Reach is optimized to...