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Sharing Negotiated Discounts Could Save Patients More than $800 Annually and Would Increase Premiums About 1 Percent

WASHINGTON , Oct. 12, 2017 Providing access to discounted medicine prices at the point of sale could save certain commercially insured patients with high deductibles and coinsurance $145 to more than $800 annually, according to a new analysis from Milliman that was commissioned by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). The data also show... [Comments]

AVACEN Medical Recipient of Frost & Sullivan's 2017 New Product Innovation Award for Its Fibromyalgia Pain Management Device

SAN DIEGO , Oct. 12, 2017 AVACEN Medical , Inc. (AVACEN) announced that Frost & Sullivan has recognized the company with their  2017 New Product Innovation Award for Its fibromyalgia pain management device. The award is based on extensive primary and secondary medical device market research by Frost & Sullivan's industry experts. AVACEN Medical, through its f... [Comments]

Divoti Medical ID Jewelry Complies to New FDA Requirements

SAN DIEGO , Oct. 12, 2017   Divoti USA will engrave and process all non-coated stainless steel Medical Alert Jewelry up to the standard of the latest FDA requirements, which stipulates new criteria regarding medical device manufacture and distribution. (Launched: June 2017). Anyone in need of Medical ID jewelry such as Medical ID Bracelets, can rest assured that Divo... [Comments]

West to Host Third-Quarter 2017 Conference Call

EXTON, Pa. , Oct. 12, 2017 West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today announced that it will release third-quarter 2017 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, October 26, 2017, and will follow with a conference call to discuss the results and business expectations at 9:00 a... [Comments]

BioPharmX Collaborates with Wellman Center for Photomedicine to Develop Pioneering, Cost-Effective Technique to Visualize Drug Delivery

MENLO PARK, Calif. , Oct. 11, 2017  BioPharmX Corporation (NYSE MKT: BPMX) researchers were part of a national scientific team that developed an innovative way to use nonlinear optical imaging to confirm the efficiency and quantity of the delivery of new drugs. A presentation at the 2017 Fall Clinical Dermatology Conference will show how researchers from BioPharmX a... [Comments]

The St. Jude Crosson Cancer Institute Joins the Precision Oncology Alliance Powered by Caris Life Sciences

IRVING, Texas , Oct. 11, 2017  Caris Life Sciences ® , a leading innovator in molecular science focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, today announced that St. Jude Medical Center's Crosson Cancer Institute has joined Caris' Precision Oncology Alliance™ (POA) as its 17 th member. Through participation with other leading cancer centers, the St. Jude Cross... [Comments]

True Health Diagnostics Showcases Its Commitment to Educating Doctors, Patients About Hereditary Cancer During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

FRISCO, Texas , Oct. 11, 2017  True Health, a leader in integrated diagnostics and healthcare services, has amplified its effort during National Breast Cancer Awareness month to educate doctors and patients about hereditary cancer risks. Research recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology calculated that more than 10 million American women are at signific... [Comments]

Hill-Rom Provides Update On Puerto Rico Facility

CHICAGO , Oct. 11, 2017  Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. ("Hill-Rom") (NYSE: HRC), today provided an update on its Aspen Surgical facility in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico , where the company manufactures Bard-Parker® surgical scalpels and blades. Following a comprehensive onsite assessment, the company confirmed that the facility sustained minor structural damage, temporary... [Comments]

NDS ZeroWire Mobile - Improving Clinical Ergonomics With Cordless Mobility by Ampronix

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. , Oct. 10, 2017  NDS received FDA 510(k) clearance in May 2017 for its highly anticipated ZeroWire® Mobile  — a medical-grade battery-powered display stand specifically designed for endoscopy environments. An innovative secondary monitor solution, ZeroWire Mobile aims to transform technology into a clinical solution to support the improvement... [Comments]

Study Demonstrates Benefit of West's ID Adapter for Improving Intradermal Administration of Polio Vaccine

EXTON, Pa. , Oct. 10, 2017   West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today shared the results of a study highlighting the benefits of West's ID Adapter for improving the intradermal administration of polio vaccines. The study results were presented at the Fourth Skin Vaccination Summit in... [Comments]

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