Yearly Archives: 2021

What Kind of Equipment is Used to Analyze DNA?

Below are some of a few basic processes followed throughout DNA testing. The general procedure entails:  • Isolating DNA from a sample containing the needed DNA of unknown origin, as well as isolating DNA from the test sample (e.g., blood, semen, skin tissue, or saliva) from a known individual. • Processing...

mJOULE Launches in the United Kingdom Reports Sciton

"Sciton is dedicated to worldwide support and growth. We continue to demonstrate our commitment to developing high quality devices and marketing efforts for our physician and medspa partners worldwide." says Lacee J. Naik, Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations.

FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Remanufacturing and Discussion Paper Seeking Feedback on Cybersecurity Servicing of Medical Devices

With this in mind, the FDA is issuing today's draft guidance to help clarify whether activities performed on medical devices are likely remanufacturing as well as a discussion paper on cybersecurity servicing of devices.

Irrimax Receives FDA Clearance for Irrisept

"This new clearance from the FDA further solidifies Irrisept as the market leader in wound irrigation," said Mark Alvarez, CEO of Irrimax.

ACC, HRS, Bristol Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance to Transform AFib Care in Underserved Communities

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia worldwide and a leading cause of stroke, heart failure, cardiovascular morbidity and sudden death. When AFib remains untreated, there is a fivefold higher risk of developing stroke and a twofold higher risk of death from stroke; however, up to one-third of patients experience no symptoms and are unaware they have AFib.

NeuraLace Medical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance and U.S. Launch of Axon Therapy® Peripheral Nerve Stimulation System

Axon Therapy® is a non-invasively stimulate peripheral nerves and provide chronic nerve pain relief

Surfacide Peer-Reviewed Study: Confirms UV-C Extremely Effective in Killing SARS-CoV-2 On Surfaces and Air in Environments

The study was led by Dr. Randy Loftus, MD, an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, and Dr. Franklin Dexter, MD, PhD, University of Iowa Professor in the Department of Anesthesia.

3D LifePrints Achieves ISO 13485:2016 Certification

Henry Pinchbeck, CEO says: “It has long been our goal to standardize our processes by adherence to this internationally recognized standard."

Latest Dental Industry Trends to Look Out For

Today's dentistry has advanced.

Northwell Health Sends Vaccinators to Ecuador

At the request of Ecuador’s Minster of Health, and for the first time since the start of the pandemic, the Northwell Health CGH team traveled outside of the U.S. on June 13 to help get shots in arms relieve overburdened health care workers in the South American country who have been working around the clock in the race to vaccinate their population.

Fusion Marketplace Changes Healthcare Traveler Experience

Fusion Marketplace is a traveler-first driven platform giving healthcare professionals the power to make decisions in their careers that they haven't been able to in the past.

HexcelPack Establishes Protective Paper-Based Covering System for Cost-Effective & Sustainable Item Delivery

Used by the USA’s three leading retailers, HexcelWrap™ cushioning paper ensures product protection and packing simplicity, replacing environmentally-harmful alternatives.

Veranex Announces Investment From Summit Partners to Form Comprehensive Concept-to-Commercialization Medtech Services Company

As the first phase in building this global entity, Veranex has acquired three complementary solution providers: Ximedica, Quartesian, and Boston Healthcare Associates. By bringing these companies together, Veranex combines the industry’s key pillars of design and engineering, regulatory, clinical, and market access into a single-source solution.

High Acceptance of Advanced Healthcare Equipment Promoting Growth of a-Si X-ray Flat Panel Detectors | Fact.MR’s Medtech Analysis

Big data and analytics will drive patient outcomes in a big way, and the coming years will witness a growing emphasis on healthcare service providers in the business of gathering and processing patient health data.

KA Imaging Makes Distribution Deal with Malaysia Based BeyMed

BeyMed is an emerging medical solutions company with a great potential,” said Amol Karnick, President and CEO of KA Imaging.

BASMA.com Raises a $3M Series a Round to Scale Up Its Health Tech Platform in the MENA

The UK-based, MENA focused, startup BASMA.com closed $3M in its Series A round of funding led by MEVP with the participation of SOSF, IM capital and returning investors iSME, Cedar Mundi Ventures and IFA capital.

Hyperfine Adds Medtech Leader and Visionary Scott Huennekens as Executive Chairman

Mr. Huennekens’ public boards include Chairman of Acutus Medical (IPO August 2020); Chairman of Envista (IPO September 2019); and board member of Nuvasive. He also serves as a board member and past Chairman of the Medical Device Manufacturer’s Association (MDMA).

Confluent Medical Opens Specialty Medical Polymer Tubing Center of Excellence

This new state-of-the-art facility, expected to be operational in Q3 2021, greatly expands Confluent’s ability to provide customers with complex delivery systems for structural heart, neurovascular, and peripheral vascular applications.

FDA Approves StrataGraft for the Treatment of Adults with Thermal Burns

The FDA granted StrataGraft regenerative medicine advanced therapy (RMAT), Priority Review and Orphan Drug designations for this indication.

One Drop Reports Carrie Siragusa, CPA Appointed VP of Commercial Strategy, Biosensor

Formerly Head of Innovation and Diabetes Portfolio at Sanofi, Siragusa will be part of a team bringing a multi-analyte dermal sensor (biosensor) with continuous health sensing capabilities to market with a mission to provide broader access to continuous glucose monitoring.

Ansys Multiphysics Solutions Achieve Certification for TSMC’s N3 and N4 Process Technologies

Ansys® Redhawk-SC™ and Ansys® Totem™ power integrity platforms are certified for TSMC's industry-leading N3 and N4 process technologies. TSMC's certifications will help customers speed design flow convergence for Redhawk-SC and Totem.

VNTC confirms Dong-A ST its Sole Distributor of Scoliosis Brace Spinamic in South Korea

This exclusive distributor contract with Dong-A ST is the first large contract in the Korean scoliosis brace industry.

MicroPort Orthopedics Receives Long-Term ODEP Rating for its Advance® Medial-Pivot Knee System

The accolade provides the longest benchmark that ODEP assigns ratings for knee implants, providing further evidence of Advance® Medial-Pivot knee system’s proven results.

Barbara Moorhouse Appointed as Medica Non-Executive Director

Barbara has extensive business and management experience in the private, public, and regulated sectors.

VoluMetrix Reports NIVA|HF for Heart Failure Patients Designated as Breakthrough Device by U.S. FDA

As a Breakthrough Device, NIVA|HF will receive pre-market developmental assistance and prioritized regulatory review from FDA. NIVA|HF is the first application of VoluMetrix's proprietary venous waveform technology.