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2014-09-09 12:26:38

The doctor from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has a master's degree in patient safety HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority welcomes a new clinical director, Ellen S. Deutsch, MD, FAAP, FACS, to oversee the clinical aspects of patient safety programs and its academic journal, the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory. The Authority's current clinical director, John R. Clarke, M.D., FACS, is retiring from the position...

2014-09-09 08:31:48

Intraoperative neurosurgical platforms offer precision and workflow improvement for ablating brain tumors MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that the Company's InSitu(TM) wireless coil and Monteris NeuroBlate(®) laser ablation system have been used together for the first time at a leading United States neuroscience center. This combination brought improved visualization and workflow in removing a...

2014-09-09 08:27:23

PHILADELPHIA, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Leveraging Evidence Across the Care Continuum" co-chaired by David Bates, MD, MSc, and Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD The third annual Healthcare Leadership Forum [http://www.healthcareleadershipforum.net ], hosted by Clinical Innovation + Technology magazine and sponsored by Elsevier Clinical Solutions [http://www.clinicaldecisionsupport.com ] has expanded its mission this year to include...

2014-09-08 23:10:46

Free Turnkey Solution For CHF Patients Helps Avoidable Hospital Readmisions San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Today, MyDigitalHealth Network, Inc. announced the introduction of the first free mobile platform for managing Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) at Techcrunch Disrupt. The platform (7-inch tablet) is pre-configured to each individual patient and incorporates a comprehensive suite of functions to significantly reduce avoidable and costly hospital readmissions. Heart...

2014-09-08 23:08:14

Isabel-ReelDx partnership provides unparalleled resource for case based clinical learning Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Isabel Healthcare today announced a partnership agreement with ReelDx, Inc., the leading hosting platform for creating and sharing HIPAA-compliant clinical video, to provide the next-generation clinical learning platform. The companies will deliver a solution that combines the Isabel Diagnosis Educator tool with robust, real patient video cases from ReelDx...

2014-09-08 08:29:43

Deal Complements Cynosure's Platform with Radiofrequency Energy Sources and Accessory Products for Aesthetic and Surgical Indications; WESTFORD, Mass., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cynosure, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYNO), a leader in laser- and light-based aesthetic treatments for non-invasive and minimally invasive applications, today announced that it has acquired the assets of Ellman International, Inc. for approximately $13.2 million in cash. In addition, Cynosure assumed certain...

2014-09-05 23:07:24

European Society of Lifestyle Medicine Becomes Partner Organization of American College of Preventive Medicine Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) and the European Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ESLM) have announced a partnership to advance preventive medicine and lifestyle medicine and improve education of health professionals and research worldwide in order to reduce the burden of lifestyle-related, non-communicable diseases...

2014-09-04 16:27:43

-- Plans to Launch Lung Cancer Test In the Second Half of 2015, With Meaningful Revenue Expected in 2017 -- SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT), a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the field of molecular cytology, today announced an agreement to acquire Allegro Diagnostics Corp. based in Maynard, Mass., for $21.0 million, comprised of $7.8 million in cash and $13.2 million in Veracyte common stock. Allegro is a privately...

2014-09-04 08:30:49

ZephyrLIFE(TM) Technology from Covidien Powers Geneia's Remote Patient Monitoring Solution for the Home HARRISBURG, Pa. and CONCORD, N.H., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneia® today announced a multi-year, strategic partnership with Covidien to help improve the health of and reduce the costs for chronically ill patients. Covidien has agreed to provide Geneia with rights to sell its ZephyrLIFE remote patient monitoring solutions in designated markets to monitor patients with heart disease,...

2014-09-04 04:21:57

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sotera(®) Wireless today announced that Dr. Benjamin Kanter has joined the Company as chief medical officer. Dr. Kanter, an experienced healthcare technology leader, will deploy his expertise to advance Sotera's clinical initiatives relevant to continuous patient monitoring. "We welcome Ben, whose extensive knowledge of clinical information systems aligns with our drive to integrate technology with medicine to advance the quality and...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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