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B2B Training: What’s the Most Effective Way of Learning?

B2B training, which is short for business-to-business training, is a popular and convenient type of training that enables entire companies to train their teams all at once by using an external training provider. In the era of the global...

New Study Proves Terpenes & The Entourage Effect Can Help to Reduce Pain

As medical research continues to establish the beneficial potential of plant compounds like cannabinoids and terpenes, more people are turning away from synthetic drugs and towards natural medicine. With quality terpenes more readily available for sale than ever before,...

AlixPartners Forecasts: Household Products Could Cost U.S. Manufacturers and Consumers 15% More This Year Due to Resin Shortage

While companies can’t control the market forces at play, they can take action to mitigate the risk and impact of supply chain disruption.

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.

Cartessa Aesthetics’ Innovative Multi-Modality Treatment Leads Demand for Non-Invasive Body Procedures

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.

Radiaction Medical Ltd. Secures Additional Patents in US and Japan – En-Route to Commercialization of its Radiation Shielding Technology

"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.

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.

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.

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.

Anvl Connected Worker Platform Surpasses 10 Million Data Points Collected

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.

Lorcan Redmond, Professional Tri-Athlete Uses Signia Active to Optimize Performance in All Situations

Signia Active has been a game-changer for Lorcan Redmond, both personally and professionally, making him more confident, determined, and open about his hearing loss.

Radcliffe Group Appoints Dr. Peter O’Kane New Editor-in-Chief of Interventional Cardiology Review and Opens Journal to Original Research Through Its Title Change (ICR3)

Interventional Cardiology Review journal names Dr Peter O'Kane as ICR's new Editor-in-Chief. Dr O'Kane's term begins July 26, 2021.

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.

RAYUS Radiology Quality Institute Distinguished Nationally by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid

Quality Institute Again Earns Certification as Provider-Led Entity for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Guidance to Clinicians.

LX1550 Multiparameter Remote Monitoring Platform Receives FDA 510 (k) Approval: Reports LifeSignals

Further validation of ability to deliver continuous remote patient vital signs monitoring within both hospital and home settings.

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.

MiRus™ Raises $65 Million For Expansion of Rhenium-based Medical Devices

MiRus spine implants are distributed through leading hospitals and surgery centers around the country.

Laird Thermal Systems Launches OptoTEC™ OTX/HTX Series of Miniature Thermoelectric Coolers

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.

Northwell Health Rankings: 4 Hospitals Rated Among Nation’s Best in 2021-22 US News & World Report Rankings

Northwell Health Rankings: Four Northwell Health hospitals received top-50 national ratings in 22 adult medical specialties – including three among the top 20 – in US News & World Report’s 2021-22 Best Hospital rankings. Three of those hospitals – Lenox...

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.”

CathWorks FFRangio™ System Receives National Reimbursement Approval in Japan

CathWorks announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has approved the application to provide reimbursement for the CathWorks FFRangio™ System, making it more broadly available for coronary artery disease decision-making in Japan. The CathWorks FFRangio™ System...

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Sells FlexXray

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 the "Company") to Warburg Pincus and Tilia Holdings. Financial terms of the transaction were not...

Nexus Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of Potassium Chloride in Water for Injection

Potassium Chloride Injection is indicated in the treatment of potassium deficiency states when oral replacement is not feasible.

VenSure™ Balloon Sinus Dilation System and Cube™ Navigation System Are Commercially Available in the U.S.

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.

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.

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 new era of Performance-Guided Surgery™, today announced the expansion of its Board of Directors, appointing...

Prevail Drug Coated Balloon Catheter Launches in Europe

Prevail Drug coated balloon catheter is used during percutaneous coronary intervention procedures to treat narrowed or blocked coronary arteries in patients with coronary artery disease.

Inspira Technologies and Ben-Gurion University Have Developed a Platform Designed to Prevent Blood Clotting in Inspira’s ART System

Inspira Technologies and Prof. Kost have developed and characterized a stable polymeric microbubbles platform that releases oxygen on demand.

Joe Turk Named President for Fresenius Medical Care North America Renal Therapies Group

Turk succeeds Mark Costanzo, who recently retired as President of FMCNA's Renal Therapies Group.

VERITAS Vision System Is Introduced by Johnson & Johnson

The company will offer live demos of the new system in a wet lab at the Johnson & Johnson booth (#2813) this weekend at the 2021 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators Annual Meeting.

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