MEDICAL DEVICE NEWS MAGAZINE

Located in the United States, Medical Device News Magazine reports the latest medical device, biotech/diagnostic industry news. Medical Device News Magazine includes medical device product launches, clinical trials, funding, acquisitions, executives on the move, FDA announcements, and more. Medical Device News Magazine is a fast, 1,2,3, easy read! Contact Medical Device News Magazine today!

Featuring …

Testing the Benefits of Module-Based Simulation Training for Arthroscopic Surgery

By: Samuel Larrivée, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Module-Based Simulation Training for Arthroscopic Surgery, Dr. Samuel Larrivée article

IRRAS is Bringing Needed Innovation to Neurocritical Care with Will Martin Leading the Way as Incoming CEOIRRAS, Will Martin, CEO

Clinical Engineering Teams Are the True Heroes of Healthcare. Here’s why.

By Kristi McDermott, president of clinical engineering, TRIMEDX

TRIMEDX, Kristi McDermott, president of clinical engineering

How To Control a Radio Frequency (RF) Process

The radio frequency welding and manufacturing process uses electromagnetic energy and pressure to fuse and permanently bond vinyl, thermoplastic, and coated materials to produce a specific product, all according to customer requirements. Using this RF sealing process, a distinct, one-piece perpetual bond is formulated that is both solid and resistant to ripping or tearing. But how is this process controlled, and with what specific tools? Read on.

Medical Device News Magazine

Breaking News

oVio’s New AI Enhanced, Fully Dimensional Imaging Technology May Be a Game Changer for Healthcare & Security Sectors

oVio’s imaging technology has been heavily used and adopted by medical practitioners in cosmetic and elective surgery specialties, allowing for patients to have 360-degree views of everything from before-and-afters to prospective post-op results. Their existing products are well-established as an invaluable resource to doctors providing cosmetic surgery, skincare, hair replacement treatment, and other services to their clients.

Medtronic Announces FDA Clearance for two AccuRhythm AI algorithms for Use with the LINQ II™ Insertable Cardiac Monitor

"We are excited to integrate AI capabilities to further elevate the accuracy of LINQ II ICM – and provide clinicians with greater confidence in patient care decisions," said Julie Brewer, president of the Cardiovascular Diagnostics and Services business at Medtronic.

The LimFlow System Found to be Cost-Effective, According to the Newest Study Published in the Journal of Critical Limb Ischemia

Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization (pDVA) with the LimFlow System offers a cost-effective and high-value alternative to traditional therapies or amputation in a new study, published June 2021.

Acquisitions & Mergers

Funding

5 Ways Your Hospital Benefits From Leasing Medical Equipment
5 Ways Your Hospital Benefits From Leasing Medical Equipment

News of Interest

PHYSIQ is a novel, dual-modality system that offers deep heat to target tissue and electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) to re-educate muscle – all from one device and in one session.
"We are pleased by the ongoing validation of our radiation shielding technology's differentiation," said Mr. Jonathan Yifat, CEO of Radiaction Medical. "As we are nearing commercialization, these patents strengthen our strategic IP assets and further our mission to provide a safe environment for healthcare teams in the interventional suite," added Mr. Yifat.
Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization (pDVA) with the LimFlow System offers a cost-effective and high-value alternative to traditional therapies or amputation in a new study, published June 2021.
Anvl offers a single, easy-to-use platform that both frontline manufacturing workers and supervisors will actually use. With over 90% user engagement, Anvl has now collected over 10 Million data points, including over a million distinct processes and photos and over 46,000 triggered interventions and stopped jobs.
"We are excited to integrate AI capabilities to further elevate the accuracy of LINQ II ICM – and provide clinicians with greater confidence in patient care decisions," said Julie Brewer, president of the Cardiovascular Diagnostics and Services business at Medtronic.
Quality Institute Again Earns Certification as Provider-Led Entity for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Guidance to Clinicians.
Further validation of ability to deliver continuous remote patient vital signs monitoring within both hospital and home settings.
OptoTEC OTX/HTX series uses new thermoelectric materials and enhanced process controls to meet the demands of the optoelectronics industry by offering higher cooling performance in a miniature form factor.
CathWorks announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has approved the application to provide reimbursement for the CathWorks FFRangio™ System,...
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners ("LLCP"), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, announced today that it has sold its portfolio company FlexXray Holdings, LLC ("FlexXray" or...
With the launch of our VenSure Balloon Sinus Dilation System and Cube 4D Navigation system with VirtuEye, “Intersect ENT is transforming to become a more diversified, integrated and evidence-based growth company participating across the continuum of care in CRS,” said Thomas A. West, President and Chief Executive Officer of Intersect ENT.

Executives

Mediclinic Appoints 2 New Independent Non-Executive Directors

Natalia Barsegiyan and Zarina Bassa will bring significant and diverse skills and experience, complementing those of existing Board members. I am confident they will both be great additions to our Board of Directors.”

Asensus Surgical Appoints Two New Board Members

Asensus Surgical, Inc. (NYSE American: ASXC), a medical device company that is digitizing the interface between the surgeon and the patient to pioneer a...

Market Reports

Global Oxygen Concentrators Industry: 2020 to 2027

The "Oxygen Concentrators - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report: Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Oxygen Concentrators estimated at US$2.5 Billion...

Insights on the Medical Vacuum Systems Global Market to 2027

Featuring Air Techniques, Atlas Copco and Busch Group Among Others

United States $35.3 Billion In Vitro Diagnostics Market to 2026: Growing Prevalence of Chronic and Infectious Diseases has Spurred the Development of the IVD Market

The "United States In Vitro Diagnostics Market, Impact of COVID-19, Industry Trends, Growth, Opportunity Company Overview, Sales Analysis, Forecast" report has been added to...

Global Scintillators Market Research Report 2021: New Scintillator Materials and Research Projects to Spur Market Prospects – Forecast to 2026

Changing dynamics in sectors such as manufacturing, defense, homeland security, nuclear power stations and healthcare is transforming the scintillators market.

Other Articles of Interest

FDA

FDA Warns Firm with Over 15 Million Products Listed with FDA to Remove Unauthorized E-Cigarette Products from Market

Visible Vapors LLC, based in Pennsylvania that manufactures and operates a website selling electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products, including e-cigarettes and e-liquids, received a warning letter from the FDA advising them that marketing these new tobacco products, which lack premarket authorization, is illegal, and therefore they cannot be sold or distributed in the U.S.

AnchorDx’s Non-invasive Bladder Cancer Early Detection Test, UriFind, Earns “Breakthrough Device Designation” from FDA

Compared with the traditional gold standard cystoscopy for bladder cancer detection, UriFind is non-invasive, painless, and easy to operate allowing for the accurate detection of bladder cancer by simply collecting random urine, providing the Test and conducting methylation detection of exfoliated cell DNA in urine.

Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report Names Tampa General Hospital as Best in Tampa Bay

This is the sixth consecutive year that Tampa General has been named by U.S. News & World Report as Tampa Bay's top hospital.

Non Profit

New Partnership to Advance Artificial Intelligence in Ophthalmology

“This is another vital step toward making the groundbreaking AI-LAB platform the central hub for medical artificial intelligence algorithm development,” said Bibb Allen, Jr., MD, FACR, chief medical officer of the ACR DSI.

International Experts Call for a Unified Public Health Response to NAFLD and NASH Epidemic

Patients with obesity or type 2 diabetes are at a higher risk of developing NAFLD and NASH.