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Empowering Healthcare Professionals and Investors: The Rise of Next-Generation Medical Devices

HeartFlow Introduces Next Generation Interactive Plaque Analysis Platform to Assess Patient Risk in Suspected Coronary Artery Disease

The HeartFlow Plaque Analysis uses proprietary algorithms to analyze coronary CT angiogram (CCTA) scans, creating a personalized 3D model that quantifies and characterizes plaque volume in the coronary arteries, aiding risk assessment of coronary artery disease. The technology was introduced at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Ultrahuman Announces its App Store ‘PowerPlugs’ with the World’s First AFib Detection Technology on a Smart Ring

Recognizing each individual’s health journey is unique, PowerPlugs enable people to choose and focus on the aspects of their health that matter most. It’s designed for highly personalized health insights, ensuring that every individual can personalize their health tracking to their unique needs and goals.

VisionAir Solutions Celebrates Milestone and New Collaboration

This achievement marks VisionAir Solutions commitment to bringing technological innovation to pulmonary medicine. Since its acquisition by Theken Companies last year, VAS has over doubled its growth and continues to demonstrate industry adoption and the advantages of personalized healthcare.

Featuring industry experts in the healthcare field who have come together to share their invaluable insights, perspectives, and opinions. With their wealth of knowledge and experience, these esteemed professionals provide a comprehensive understanding of the latest trends and developments in the healthcare industry. Featuring...

How Technology Is Driving Person-Enabled Brain Health, Fueling Better Outcomes and Options | By Mark Lehmkuhle, PhD, CEO, Founder of Epitel

In brain health, traditional inpatient monitoring systems present a myriad of barriers. They often require travel to a specialized health center, are cumbersome and restrictive for patients, and technical requirements and limitations impede providers' ability to even provide such services. Today, advancements are disrupting this model to fuel the growth of person-enabled health and the ongoing treatment of chronic neurological disorders and conditions


Atara Biotherapeutics Announces U.S. FDA Acceptance and Priority Review of the Biologics License Application for Tabelecleucel (Tab-cel®) for the Treatment of Epstein-Barr Virus Positive Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disease

“The acceptance of the tab-cel BLA is a significant milestone towards making this first-of-its-kind treatment available to patients in the U.S.,” said Pascal Touchon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Atara Biotherapeutics. “The FDA’s granting of priority review highlights the high unmet need in EBV+ PTLD, which is a devastating disease with limited treatment options and a poor overall survival rate. We continue to work closely with the Pierre Fabre Laboratories team to help prepare for the potential launch in the U.S. in early 2025, along with the potential label expansion multicohort Phase 2 EBVision trial.”

FDA Approves Roche’s Vabysmo Prefilled Syringe for 3 Leading Causes of Vision Loss

Vabysmo prefilled syringe is the first and only syringe prefilled with an FDA-approved bispecific antibody to treat retinal conditions that can cause blindness.

Nyxoah Submits Fourth and Final Module in PMA Application for Genio to the US FDA

Genio is a different approach to hypoglossal nerve stimulation (HGNS). Genio offers patients a leadless, fully-body MRI compatible, non-implanted battery solution, powered and controlled by a wearable.

Cutting-Edge Diagnostic Imaging Techniques Revolutionize Medical Diagnostics

Bon Secours Mercy Health and Philips Sign Multi-Year Strategic Collaboration

“This collaboration is part of our commitment to drive improved healthcare quality while reducing costs and addressing healthcare issues facing entire communities,” said Jodi Pahl, Chief Nursing Officer for workforce experience and nursing outcomes, Bon Secours Mercy Health. “This 10-year journey will bring innovations that will transform care delivery.”

LG Electronics Launches 5MP Diagnostic Monitor for Breast Imaging

LG Electronics reports: Intended for digital mammography and digital breast tomosynthesis, the 21HQ613D-B is a 21.3-inch 5-megapixel (MP) IPS diagnostic monitor designed to deliver high-definition radiological images and maintains consistent image quality through its internal front calibration sensor and calibration software.

Key Clinical Trials Unveiled: Insights for Healthcare Professionals and Savvy Investors

Blood Filtration Offers Hope in the Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer

In a groundbreaking advancement of a novel cancer treatment, researchers have successfully deployed Seraph® 100 blood filtration media to demonstrate removal of Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) from the blood of patients suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer.

Mabwell Receives NMPA Approval for Clinical Trial of Novel Nectin-4 Targeting ADC in TNBC

The study includes two cohorts: Cohort A will enroll patients with locally advanced or metastatic TNBC who have previously received taxane/anthracycline-based chemotherapy and topoisomerase inhibitor based antibody-drug conjugate treatment, and will receive 9MW2821 monotherapy; Cohort B will enroll patients with locally advanced or metastatic TNBC who have not previously received systemic therapy, and will receive a combination treatment of 9MW2821 and a PD-1 inhibitor reports Mabwell.

Phage-Derived Enzyme Targets E. faecalis Biofilms to Mitigate Acute Graft-Versus-Host Disease

In a recent study published in the journal Nature, our researchers have identified a bacteriophage-derived enzyme called endolysin that targets Enterococcus faecalis biofilms. This discovery offers a promising new approach to mitigating acute graft-versus-host disease (aGVHD) in patients undergoing stem cell transplantation. The enzyme's ability to specifically target harmful bacteria without affecting beneficial ones could revolutionize treatments for aGVHD.

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Funding: Unveiling the Latest Medtech Financial Breakthroughs: What You Need to Know

Hanger Ventures Announces Inaugural Investment

“We are thrilled to make our inaugural investment in Bionic Power,” shared James Campbell, Ph.D., Hanger Ventures President and Hanger, Inc. Chief Clinical Officer. “We look forward to contributing clinical research, along with technical and commercial expertise, to bring innovative solutions to the market that have the potential to meet an unmet clinical need and improve the quality of life for individuals with mobility challenges.”

Novocuff Raises $26 Million in Oversubscribed Series A Funding to Advance Technology Aimed at Reducing Preterm Births

“We are thrilled to have the support of a strong and mission-aligned group of investors as we enter this exciting next phase of clinical development,” said Amelia “Amy” Degenkolb, CEO & Co-founder of Novocuff. “This funding catalyzes our ability to deliver a solution to a healthcare need for women, and their families and healthcare providers.”

Acquisitions: Unveiling the Future: Medical M&A Insights

Meitheal Pharmaceuticals Expands Specialty Biopharmaceuticals Portfolio with Acquisition of CONTEPO™ (Fosfomycin...

Under the Asset Purchase Agreement, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals acquires North America rights to CONTEPO™, including any results of development and regulatory activities, and all intellectual property (IP) rights, technology, and know-how related to CONTEPO™. In exchange, Nabriva will receive payment upon closing and a royalty on net U.S. sales of CONTEPO™.

Zensar Technologies Acquires BridgeView Life Sciences to Boost Healthcare and Life...

Zensar Technologies notes this strategic move strengthens Zensar's Healthcare and Life Sciences (HLS) vertical and expands its pharma commercial and product launch expertise.

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Hospitals in the News

Executives on the Move

Clément Vidal Is Appointed New CEO at eCential

Under Clément Vidal's leadership, eCential Robotics will continue to build a culture of excellence, enhance the company's product portfolio roadmap, develop its commercial activities in the US as well as partner internationally with implant manufacturers, tech companies and research labs to expand the range of Applications available on its unique Open eCential Platform.

Chris McHugh Joins Zeus as Senior Vice President of Integrated Supply Chain

Chris McHugh has been named Senior Vice President of Integrated Supply Chain at Zeus and will be responsible for end-to-end operations across the company’s global network of manufacturing facilities

Healthcare Career Tips

9 Ways to Land Higher Roles in Healthcare

There are several ways to ensure speedy career advancements to achieve higher roles in healthcare. The following are some strategies to achieve this goal.

The Best Workplaces for Mental Health Counselors

This article looks at the areas where mental health counselors typically find employment, what kinds of tasks they usually carry out, and how they assist their clients.

The Intersection of Passion and Profession: Crafting a Fulfilling Career in Tech

As with any job, there are pros and cons that need to be considered before deciding if a career in tech is for you. Read on to learn more.

Nurse's Corner

Registered nurses and nurse practitioners voted overwhelmingly to finalize an agreement reached in June to help DFCI recruit and retain the nurses needed to provide world-class cancer care .
Continuing professional development (CPD) has many advantages for nurses. Namely, being able to broaden their professional horizons while refreshing their existing skills, and also, staying abreast of industry advancements.
“Setting nurses up for success, supporting them effectively, and ultimately retaining them requires increasingly proactive, comprehensive strategies,” said Tom Hills, EVP of Client Engagement at Laudio. “We are excited to welcome nurse educators at Children’s National into the Laudio community.”
The newest Fellows represent 37 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and 14 countries. Their expansive body of knowledge will soon bolster the collective impact of over 3,000 Academy Fellows who together, leverage their expertise to advance the Academy’s vision of healthy lives for all people.

Medical Practice Tips

A Must-Have Medical Equipment List For Ambulatory Care Facilities

Ambulatory care facilities cover a broad range of outpatient services. Discover the essential pieces of medical equipment every provider must have.

Marketing for Doctors:10 Best Proven Activities for Your Practice

In today's digital world, doctors cannot rely on traditional marketing methods alone to attract and retain patients. Doctors in Houston must utilize digital marketing...

Top Trends in Healthcare Management IT solutions for 2024

Explore the leading healthcare management IT trends of 2024 focusing improved patient care and operational efficiency.

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Biotechnology News

Brainomix and Boehringer Ingelheim Launch Strategic Partnership in Fibrosing Lung Disease

This landmark project will focus on the opportunity for AI imaging analysis using Brainomix 360 e-Lung on routine CT scans to accelerate the diagnosis and improve access to treatment for people living with fibrosing lung disease.

Addex Therapeutics to Present at the Thirteenth London International Cough Symposium (13th LICS)

Mikhail Kalinichev, Head of Translational Science, will present at the Thirteenth London International Cough Symposium taking place July 18 - 19, 2024 at Imperial College in London, U.K. reports Addex Therapeutics.

Other Industry Experts Thoughts & Opinions

How Technology Is Driving Person-Enabled Brain Health, Fueling Better Outcomes and Options | By Mark Lehmkuhle, PhD, CEO, Founder of Epitel

In brain health, traditional inpatient monitoring systems present a myriad of barriers. They often require travel to a specialized health center, are cumbersome and restrictive for patients, and technical requirements and limitations impede providers' ability to even provide such services. Today, advancements are disrupting this model to fuel the growth of person-enabled health and the ongoing treatment of chronic neurological disorders and conditions

Artificial Intelligence: Balancing Risks & Potential of a New Frontier in Health Care | By Brad Jobe, Chief Information Officer, TRIMEDX

Using artificial intelligence in clinical environments will change the cybersecurity landscape for health systems. Mr. Jobe explains how.

Health / Lifestyle

Oblemic: A Comprehensive Review & Latest Research

Oblemic Reviews suggest that by integrating this supplement with healthy lifestyle choices, individuals may see significant improvements in their health. Unlike injectable treatments such as Ozempic and Wegovy, Oblemic is designed to provide similar benefits without the associated side effects.

Bloom Nutrition Introduces Bloom Sparkling Energy Drinks

"Our mission is to help everyone bloom into their best selves, and energy consistently comes up as a key concern for Bloom consumers," says Mari Llewellyn, co-founder of Bloom Nutrition. "We heard our community's demands for an energy drink that not only fits their busy lifestyles, but prioritizes great taste and healthier ingredients. Bloom Sparkling Energy offers a delicious boost of clean energy whenever you need it."

The Critical Role of Diet in Enhancing Mental Health and Therapy Outcomes

Introduction In recent epochs, an escalating focus has converged upon the intricate interplay linking dietetic habits with mental well-being, captivating the scrutiny of erudite researchers and astute healthcare practitioners alike. Conventional modalities such as therapeutic interventions and pharmacological remedies have long prevailed as stalwart pillars in the edifice of mental health management. Yet, a burgeoning epiphany has dawned upon the collective consciousness: the indispensable import of dietary factors in synergistically augmenting these conventional paradigms. This article explores how dietary habits can influence mental health outcomes and improve the effectiveness of therapy. Kristie...

6 Ways to Stay Healthy in the Comfort of Your Home

It's simple to overlook self-care and general wellness at a time when people lead busy, demanding lives. These days, it seems difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle, but it doesn't have to be. There are fantastic ways to exploit this without hitting the gym or entering challenging dietary plans. Learn how to make your home a sanctuary for wellness and attain your fitness goals, and here are six ways to consider. Embrace Telemedicine Through telehealth, many people can link up with health professionals miles away. It's game-changing as it eliminates the...

Consumer Articles of Interest

Universities in Canada. Why Do Chinese Students Choose to Study in Canada?

In recent years, Canada has emerged as a leading destination for international students seeking quality higher education. Among the growing number of international students, Chinese nationals represent a significant portion. Why do Chinese students choose to study at Canadian universities over other options worldwide? Several key factors make Canada an attractive choice, ranging from its world-renowned educational system to its inviting social climate. Quality of Education One of the foremost reasons is the high quality of Canadian education. Canadian universities consistently rank among the top in the world, offering a wide...

Injuries in Truck Accidents: Unique Medical and Legal Aspects in Florida

Truck accidents can result in serious mental and physical injuries, largely due to the size and power of commercial trucks involved. These accidents give rise to various unique medical and legal matters that demand careful attention from victims and legal experts. Throughout this guide, we will provide more information on the distinctive aspects of injuries sustained in truck accidents within Florida and the complex medical details and legal intricacies that need to be considered. It's essential to recognize that recovering from such accidents involves more than just physical healing; it...

Exploring Wellness Trends in the Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) Industry: A Guide for Health-Conscious Consumers

The Multi-Level Marketing industry is undergoing a profound transformation driven by evolving consumer preferences and technological advancements. For the health-conscious consumer, understanding these trends is essential for making informed choices about wellness products and supplements.

Navigating the World of Crypto Bridges: Top Choices for Seamless Cross-Chain Transactions

Introduction: The decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem has witnessed a remarkable surge in popularity, with an ever-growing number of blockchain networks and cryptocurrencies emerging. However, this diversity also presents a challenge: the lack of interoperability between these isolated blockchain ecosystems. Enter crypto bridges – innovative solutions that facilitate the seamless transfer of digital assets across different networks. In this comprehensive article, we explore the world of crypto bridges, their significance, and introduce some of the best options available to users seeking efficient cross-chain transactions. Understanding Crypto Bridges: Crypto bridges are decentralized applications (dApps)...