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Breaking News

Montecito Medical Acquires Perimeter Center Commons

“This outstanding asset has all of the key attributes we look for in strategically acquiring medical office properties,” said Bryan Brown, Senior Vice President of Acquisitions at Montecito Medical.

How COVID-19 Has Spurred A Shift to Broad-Spectrum Countermeasures Against Viruses

James A. Joyce writes, "On March 24, 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared that the emergence of COVID-19 justified the Emergency-Use Authorization of drugs, biological products, and medical devices to combat the pandemic. Read what he has to say.

JUNE Medical Launches Semi-Blunt Hooks for the Galaxy II® Retractor

Angela Spang, CEO of JUNE Medical, added: “The new Semi-Blunt hook brings together the best of both worlds – a strong, elastic hold and reduced tissue trauma.

Stryker Announces First Patient Case Using New Tornier Perform® Patient-Matched Primary Reversed Glenoid

The case was completed Jan. 13 by Jay Keener, M.D., in St. Louis and will be highlighted in a presentation at the 2022 Advanced Shoulder Arthroplasty (ASAP) Meeting on Jan. 21 in Snowbird, Utah.

PolyPhotonix Secures Multimillion Pound US Investment and Strategic Alliance for Sight Saving Mask

Prevail Partners, LLC, an affiliate of InfoWorks, has agreed to invest significantly in PolyPhotonix upon the commencement of the FDA clinical trial as lead investor in a $10M Series A investment round. Successful completion of the FDA clinical trial will open the US market to the treatment.

Successful First-in-Human Use of BENDIT21 Neurovascular Catheter Performed at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Yossi Mazel, CEO of the Petach Tikva-based medical device company added, "This first-in-human case in the US together with other cases done in Israel and Europe, has demonstrated the potential of our steerable microcatheter to access torturous anatomies.

Cook Medical Receives FDA Breakthrough Designation for New Drug-eluting Stent

The Breakthrough Device designation is granted for devices that have the potential to provide more effective treatment or diagnosis for life-threatening or irreversibly debilitating diseases or conditions.

- Mergers - Acquisitions

Arsenal Acquires Automation Solutions Provider Eckhart from LFM Capital

Daniel Burseth, Vice President of Eckhart, remarked, "The partnership with Arsenal comes at an opportune time as our customers invest at a record rate in automation for their operations.

ACON Exits iiMED Medical Solutions and Completes Full Exit of its IIMAK Investment

"ACON's experience and resources were instrumental in fueling iiMED's accelerated organic growth over the past three years. Our partnership with ACON was highly collaborative and critical to our success. We are excited to partner with TEAM to further build upon our exciting growth trajectory," said Bill Flaherty, CEO of iiMED.

- Funding

PolyPhotonix Secures Multimillion Pound US Investment and Strategic Alliance for Sight Saving Mask

Prevail Partners, LLC, an affiliate of InfoWorks, has agreed to invest significantly in PolyPhotonix upon the commencement of the FDA clinical trial as lead investor in a $10M Series A investment round. Successful completion of the FDA clinical trial will open the US market to the treatment.

Diagnostic Imaging

Philips Integrates Cloud-based AI and 3D Mapping into its Mobile C-arm System Series – Zenition

“By partnering with Philips to bring our Cydar EV Maps solution to Philips’ user-friendly Zenition platform of mobile C-arms, we are a step closer to achieving our mission to ensure every image-guided minimally-invasive surgical procedure goes exactly as planned,” said Paul Mussenden, CEO of Cydar.

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The publication is one of the industry’s leading sources of medical device and biotech industry updates.

Clario and XingImaging Expand Partnership

The new expanded offering leverages the joint resources and neuroscience experts of Clario and XingImaging to expedite the startup of clinical trials and drug discovery in China, including amyloid, tau, and other targets.

Mesuron Announces Know-How License Agreement & Stock Purchase Agreement With Mayo Clinic

As part of the agreement, Mayo Clinic became a shareholder in Mesuron Inc.

iMediSync Unveils World’s 1st Integrated Wireless Brain EEG at CES 2022 – iSyncWave™

iMediSync has been selected as a part of the CTA VIP Tour Program and will operate an island booth in the Health & Wellness zone, Tech East-North Hall of Las Vegas Convention Center, booth #8455.

Philips Receives FDA De Novo Clearance for IVC Filter Removal Laser Sheath – CavaClear – with Breakthrough Device Designation

“With the FDA’s clearance of our IVC Filter Removal Laser Sheath – CavaClear – more than one million patients and their physicians now have access to a safe, effective and efficient option for advanced IVC filter removal,” said Chris Landon, Senior Vice President and General Manager Image Guided Therapy Devices at Philips.

MUSC Health Executes a Contract with Sectra for Enterprise Imaging

The contract, signed in December 2021, includes radiology and breast imaging modules.

Perimeter Medical Imaging AI Announces First Commercial Installation of Perimeter S-Series OCT in North Texas and Ongoing Market Development Activities Across the U.S.

Jeremy Sobotta, Perimeter’s Chief Executive Officer stated, “We are extremely pleased to announce the first commercial installation of our Perimeter S-Series OCT system. This meaningful validation of our ‘go-to-market’ strategy is an historic event for the Perimeter team, our shareholders, the physicians with whom we collaborate, and the patients in their care.

Noteworthy

Cook Medical Receives FDA Breakthrough Designation for New Drug-eluting Stent

The Breakthrough Device designation is granted for devices that have the potential to provide more effective treatment or diagnosis for life-threatening or irreversibly debilitating diseases or conditions.

How COVID-19 Has Spurred A Shift to Broad-Spectrum Countermeasures Against Viruses

James A. Joyce writes, "On March 24, 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared that the emergence of COVID-19 justified the Emergency-Use Authorization of drugs, biological products, and medical devices to combat the pandemic. Read what he has to say.

What To Keep In Mind Before Starting Your Own Private Clinic

This guide demonstrates how you can build and run your own medical clinic from scratch. Read on.

Exploring the Future of Bluetooth Hearing Aids

Pauline Dinnauer is the VP of Audiological Care at Connect Hearing, which provides industry-leading hearing loss, hearing testing, and hearing aid consultation across the US. Read what she has to say.

Concrete Action for Climate Change – Interview with a Key Opinion Leader

Jesper Jonsson, Director of Medical Devices at Owen Mumford shares his thoughts on last year’s key sustainability topics and outlines how Owen Mumford is developing its own sustainability commitments. Read on.

The FDA Just Approved Remote Care For Cochlear Implants: Here’s What That Could Mean for You

Cochlear Limited has officially announced FDA approval and clearance for remote assist capabilities on several of its implants. Here's what that means for you. Dr. Renee Flanagan is the Director of Audiological Care at Hearing Planet. Read more about what she has to say,

━ Clinical Trials

Early Feasibility Study Demonstrates Successful Use of Abiomed’s preCARDIA Technology

The study met the safety and feasibility endpoints and suggests for the first time that with the preCARDIA system it is possible to rapidly reduce cardiac filling pressures and augment urine output by intermittently occluding the superior vena cava in patients with ADHF

Patient Enrollment is Complete in the DOD-Funded Study of Extracorporeal Hemopurification of Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients

“We expect the first peer-reviewed PURIFY-OBS clinical trial publication soon, now that the study has concluded. We are pleased to see these consistent and very positive results and we’re pleased to know we have helped save the lives of many critically-ill COVID-19 patients,” said ExThera Medical CEO Robert Ward.

AtriAN Medical’s Clinical Data Update on the Neural AF Multi-center Study

Pioneering cardiac autonomic pulsed field ablation (PFA) technology provides a unique option for enhancing the durability of AF ablation.

Restrospective Study Finds That Masimo SET® Pulse Oximetry Has No Difference in Accuracy or Bias Between Black People and White People

By comparison to the Masimo finding of 0.15% difference in bias between black and white subjects, the 2020 letter to the editor reported a difference in bias of 8.1% in a cohort of black and white hospital patients2 – 54 times higher than the Masimo result.

━ FDA Updates

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. and OrbusNeich Announce FDA PMA Approval of Scoreflex® Scoring Balloon

Scott Ward, CSI’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “We remain committed to expanding our portfolio of differentiated products that help physicians deliver improved outcomes for patients with complex coronary artery disease.

Nevro Reports FDA Approval for Expanded Labeling for Senza® Spinal Cord Stimulation System

This approval is specific to Nevro's proprietary 10 kHz Therapy and differentiates Nevro's Senza System as the only SCS system with specific labeling to treat NSRBP patients.

Endomina System, a New Suturing Tool for Use by Gastroenterologists Receives FDA Clearance

“This technology is a very meaningful addition to our armamentarium for performing procedures requiring suturing,” said Dr Ivo Boškoski from Policlinico Gemelli, Rome, Italy.

━ Market Reports

Insights on the Refractive Surgery Devices Global Market to 2027 – Featuring Alcon, Avedro and Certara Among Others

The "Refractive Surgery Devices Market Research Report by Product Type, by End-user, by Application, by Region - Global Forecast to 2027 - Cumulative Impact...

Insights on the Ophthalmic Equipment Global Market to 2027

The "Ophthalmic Equipment Market Research Report by Product, by End-user, by Region - Global Forecast to 2027 - Cumulative Impact of COVID-19" report has...

Executives

Dr. Yehia Hashad New EVP of R & D & CMO at Bausch + Lomb Corporation

Dr. Yehia Hashad will join Bausch + Lomb from Allergan/AbbVie, where for the past 11 years he held various roles, including leading Allergan's global clinical development program for its eye care portfolio.

Babson Diagnostics New Executive Hires

“I am excited with the level of passion, talent, and expertise we have brought to Babson,” said David Stein, chief executive officer. “These executives all possess strong backgrounds in healthcare, as well as a passion for advancing our values. They will help us achieve our vision of making routine blood testing easier, more accessible and less invasive.”

Professor Daniel Brodie Joins the Inspira Technologies’ Advisory Board

Prof. Brodie is the Section Chief for Critical Care within the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, the Director of the Adult ECMO Program and the Director of the Center for Acute Respiratory Failure at the Columbia University/New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

Jill Canada Appointed VP of Corporate and Enterprise Sales at Avail Medsystems

With Ms. Canada's hire, Avail furthers its continued organizational expansion including moving from a business incubator into a larger headquarters in May 2021, a $100 million Series B funding round, the ongoing expansion of contracts with medical device industry clients, and the addition of console locations across the US.

Richard John Daly Appointed President of CARsgen Therapeutics Corporation

Mr. Daly brings approximately 30 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry, including leadership positions in multi-national corporations and biotech companies. Prior to joining CARsgen, Mr. Daly served as Chief Operating Officer of Beyond Spring, Inc.

Getinge appoints Patricia Fitch as President North America Region

Patricia Fitch joined Getinge in March 2021 as Vice President US Sales covering the Acute Care Therapies division. Patricia has more than 30 years of...

━ HOSPITALS

Capital Health Licensed to Perform Elective Cardiac Catheterization

Capital Health now has two licensed cardiac catheterization labs at its Hopewell campus and expanded offerings in its Heart and Vascular Institute. This expansion is the result of a New Jersey law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy in early 2021 that allows all qualifying hospitals to perform non-emergency angioplasty.

Delray Medical Center Is 1st Hospital in Palm Beach County to Use Ensite X System

“This is just another way we are providing top notch cardiovascular services to our patients who can get the highest quality care right here in Palm Beach County,” said Dr. Jean-Pierre Awaida, medical director of the catheterization-lab at Delray Medical Center.

━ Non Profit Updates

ACI Donates 500,000 N95 Respirators to Project N95

“Throughout this pandemic our focus has been on protecting healthcare workers and our general population by providing an affordable, quality American-made N95 for as many Americans as possible.

Londoners Learn to Smell Again

bScent is a charity registered in England and Wales since 2019 and has created an unrivalled resource of trusted information delivered by a distinguished advisory board and working with the latest scientific and clinical evidence. AbScent advocates to increase understanding and raise awareness of the conditions and their impacts supporting research into smell conditions.

OKAY Industries Promotes Danielle Koonz to Strategic Accounts Manager

“Danielle is a dedicated team member, adept at fostering relationships with our strategic business partners and internal customers while exemplifying our company values,” said Sean Stowik, Director of Sales and Marketing. 

Strong Writing Skills for Practicing Nurses – Is It a Necessary One for a Nursing Student?

Prominent writing skills are crucial for any scientific industry, particularly for future nursing experts who should establish trusting communication with patients and colleagues. Good...

- Robotics

LG Announces U.S. Launch of CLOi ServeBot, World’s First Service Robot to Achieve UL Certification

“The LG CLOi ServeBot is truly a breakthrough for all kinds of consumer-focused businesses, from restaurants to retail stores to hotels,” Jeffrey Weiland, B2B robotics team leader at LG Business Solutions USA

━ Health

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