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2014-09-29 04:21:43

LONDON and CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life science consulting firm Alacrita [http://www.alacrita.com ] announced today that it has strengthened its medical technology practice with the appointment of Dr Stuart Hendry as an Associate Partner. Stuart is based in the Cambridge, UK office and will help serve Alacrita's growing roster of clients in the medical device and diagnostics sectors. Stuart brings a depth of industry expertise and...

2014-07-08 08:30:43

- More Than 550 Veterans Enrolled, Over Halfway to the MVP Annual Goal of 1,000 Participants CARLSBAD, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The MedTech and BioTech Veterans Program (MVP) is pleased to announce that it has reached the first of three fundraising milestones for 2014. MVP, a 501(c)(3) fiscally sponsored nonprofit organization, provides training and mentorship to veterans and transitioning military in order to help them recareer into rewarding jobs and in the...

2014-06-19 16:26:35

Winners of 17th Annual Medical Design Excellence Awards announced at MD&M East Event in New York LOS ANGELES, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon and Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI) have announced the winning products of the 2014 Medical Design Excellence Awards, the medtech industry's premier design competition. The winners were announced live during the 17th Annual MDEA Ceremony on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. The ceremony...

2014-06-17 08:30:08

School is Recipient of Three Prestigious Gold & Two Silver Stevies Among Its Six Awards ATLANTA, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medtech College received three Gold and two Silver "Stevies" among its six 2014 American Business Awards(SM) (The Stevies) at the ABA's traditional awards banquet in Chicago on June 13. Medtech College was named a Gold Stevie winner in the "Company of the Year," "Management Team of the Year," and "Executive of the Year" categories; Silver for "Marketing...

2014-06-10 23:14:41

DeviceTalks is a conversation among leaders, an exchanging of ideas, insight and contacts among the pioneers of the medical technology industry. For the kickoff event in St. Paul, Minn., MassDevice is proud to partner with Lifescience Alley. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 DeviceTalks, a live interview series featuring thought leaders from the $126 billion medical technology industry, launches its 2014 season on June 24 in St. Paul, Minn. DeviceTalks is a conversation among leaders, an exchanging...

2014-06-04 23:16:07

Local consulting firm focuses on small-to-medium medtech companies, and startups. WArwick, RI (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Vital Now!, http://www.vitalnow.net, founded by Judy Isaacson in 2002 in Cambridge, MA, has relocated to 77 Missouri Drive, Warwick, RI 02886. Vital Now! is a full-service boutique medical marketing consulting firm. Prior to founding Vital Now!, Ms. Isaacson was Vice President of Marketing at Medical Support Systems, a Database Publishing Group Co. in Cambridge, MA. Here she...

2014-06-04 23:15:20

Snug Vest by Squeezease Therapy Inc. one of six finalists in Rehabilitation & Assistive Technology category. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Snug Vest is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a finalist in the Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Products Category of the 17th Annual Medical Design Excellence Awards International competition. Snug Vest is an inflatable therapy product that provides deep pressure to individuals with sensory disorders,...

2014-05-06 08:35:50

Medtech Leads Celebration of National Nurses Week, May 6-12 ATLANTA, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical care continues to evolve and, today, nurses often step out of their comfort zones to become even more active innovators in our healthcare system. Recognizing the importance of nursing to the health of all Americans, Medtech College continues progressing toward becoming the "best in the business" by enhancing its Nursing programs and Medtech campuses are proud of their nursing...

2014-04-22 08:33:30

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REX hands-free exoskeleton technology to be showcased at London conference Union MedTech Plc, a company focused on medical technology, will be exhibiting at the Master Investor 2014 conference on Saturday, 26 April 2014 at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London. The event is open to the public from 09:00 - 17:30. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/681644 ) Union MedTech will showcase...

2014-04-21 08:26:03

College to Host Celebrations During Medical Laboratory Professionals Week April 20-26 ATLANTA, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been said "It takes a village" to raise a child; but when it comes to diagnosing diseases and healthcare symptoms, "It takes a Medical Laboratory Technician." That's because Laboratory Professionals Get Results! Responsible for accurately performing the laboratory tests that lead to high quality patient care, medical laboratory technicians (MLTs) might...


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