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NBCH Calls for Cost Containment and System Transformation in Health Care Reform Legislation

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ --Today the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH), a non-profit organization of nearly 60 employer-based health care coalitions, representing over 7,000 employers and approximately 25 million employees and their dependents across the United Sta...

IDEAL LIFE's Remote Monitoring System Benefits Rural North Carolina Communities

TORONTO, August 3 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEAL LIFE, INC. announced today that their wireless remote monitoring devices have been selected for use in a state-funded healthcare project in six rural North Carolina communities. The $870,000 grant is the largest Phase II Health Disparities Gra...

Summa Health System Creates Quick Win With Their Caregiver Community By Implementing Sentillion's Clinical Workstation Solution

ANDOVER, Mass., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Summa Health System, a major healthcare network that serves a five county region in northeast Ohio, has gone live with Sentillion's single sign-on (SSO) and context management solutions and is systematically rolling it out to more than 4,000 caregi...

Photos: One Million Patients Choose Hologic's NovaSure(R) System Over Hysterectomy

BEDFORD, Mass., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX ), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today a...

AccuVein Achieves Quality System Milestone

COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuVein LLC, maker of the AV300, the world's first hand-held, non-contact vein illumination device, today announced that its quality system has received an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 13485 Certification. This ce...

Spanish Broadcasting System and 93.3 La Raza to Hold Radiothon for Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland

MIAMI, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) and 93.3 La Raza (KRZZ) in San Francisco announced today that they will be holding a radiothon to raise funds in support of the Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland. The radiothon will take place on Friday, July 31 a...

University of Michigan Health System Experts Available to Comment on Health Care Reform Efforts

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the White House touts deals with health industry groups as solutions to pay for an overhaul of the nation's health care system, physicians and leaders from the top-ranked University of Michigan health system are available to ...

First Customer Installs CyberKnife System in Existing Radiation Therapy Vault

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that CyberKnife Center of Chicago at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital in Elmhurst, Ill., has installed the CyberKnife((R)) Roboti...

Leukemia cells evade immune system by mimicking normal cells, Stanford studies show

STANFORD, Calif. Human leukemia stem cells escape detection by co-opting a protective molecular badge used by normal blood stem cells to migrate safely within the body, according to a pair of studies by researchers at Stanford University Medical School. "We call it the 'Don't eat me signal,'" ...

Case Western Reserve University receives $3.7M NIH grant to study autonomic nervous system link to painful bladder syndrome

CLEVELAND July 23, 2009 Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has received a $3.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to determine if painful bladder syndrome may be caused by abnormalities in the autonomic nervous system rather than in the bladder itself. Princ...

Mass. General-based research center will investigate why immune system fails to control hepatitis C

A research consortium based at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has been awarded $15 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to investigate how the hepatitis C virus (HCV) resists suppression and clearance by the immune system. The five-year grant will support a...

Ochsner Health System Relies on Trend Micro Enterprise Security for Immediate Protection and Lower Complexity

CUPERTINO, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Inc. (TSE: 4704), announced today that Ochsner Health System, a non-profit, academic, multi-specialty healthcare delivery system, relies on Trend Micro(TM) Enterprise Security, a tightly integrated offering of content security p...

First CyberKnife System in Rhode Island Installed

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that Radiosurgery Center of Rhode Island, LLC, installed a CyberKnife(R) Robotic Radiosurgery System within Rhode Island Hospita...

AcelRx Announces Perfect Performance of Handheld Component of ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System in a Phase 2 Study

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced positive results from its first Phase 2 clinical study evaluating the functionality of the handheld device component of its ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTab(TM) PCA System for management of acute pos...

Immune System Gene Discovery Sheds Light on Staph Infections

Findings could lead to better therapies for severe forms of the disease TUESDAY, July 21 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have figured what genes turn on and off in a person's immune system when he or she has a severe staph infectio...

Hendrick Health System Deploys Sentillion's Tap & Go Advanced Authentication Solution

ANDOVER, Mass., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Hendrick Health System, a major healthcare network in Abilene that serves the Texas Midwest area, finished its implementation of Sentillion's Tap & Go(TM) solution, which leverages passive proximity cards for advanced authentication. Following...

Fujifilm's New Digital X-Ray System Designed to Eliminate Barriers to Digital Adoption

STAMFORD, Conn., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Designed to eliminate any existing barriers to the adoption of digital x-ray, the FCR Prima digital x-ray system from FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA, Inc. is now available. Created specifically to meet the x-ray needs of low volume private pra...

Abbott Introduces Molecular Diagnostic System Intended for Broad Identification of Infectious Agents

CHICAGO, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT ) today unveiled its new PLEX-ID system currently in development for detecting and characterizing a wide range of pathogens, including infectious agents commonly transmitted in hospitals and other clinical sites. PLEX-ID is t...

Owensboro Medical Health System Announces Results of Its 'Modified Dutch Auction' Tender Offer

OWENSBORO, Ky., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Owensboro Medical Health System, Inc. today announced the results of its "Modified Dutch Auction" tender offer for a portion of the 2001 Series B and Series C Health System Variable Rate Revenue Bonds (Owensboro Mercy Health System, Inc.) issued by the ...

Sysmex America Debuts High-end Sample Management System During AACC

MUNDELEIN, Ill., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysmex America, Inc., a leading medical diagnostic instrument manufacturer and information systems developer, today announced plans to unveil its new Sysmex TS-2000 Tube Sorter during this year's American Association of Clinical Chemistry's (...

Prevent Disaster with New Low Cost Temperature Scan Wireless Monitoring System

The newly released Temperature Scan Pro Wireless Monitoring System allows monitoring and logging of temperature, humidity and barometric pressure for up to thirty-two points. The system supports a variety of wireless monitoring devices for any application and environmental setting. The enterpri...

Flexi-Seal(R) Fecal Management System Receives 2008 Critical Care Nurse Advertising Effectiveness Award

SKILLMAN, N.J., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, announced today it received first place (Total Recall Category) in the 2008 Critical Care Nurse Advertising Effectiveness Aw...

OneTouch(R) Ping(TM) Glucose Management System Approved by Health Canada

VANCOUVER, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Animas Corporation announced today the approval of its OneTouch ((R)) Ping(TM) Glucose Management System by Health Canada. OneTouch Ping is the first full-feature insulin pump that wirelessly communicates with a blood glucose meter-remote. Using th...

Sartorius Stedim Biotech Partners With Cell Culture Media Specialist SAFC Biosciences(R) to Provide World-Class Fluid Management and Liquid/Powder System Solutions

Global agreement strengthens customized manufacturing solutions for upstream and downstream processing and moves the 'disposable factory' closer to reality GOETTINGEN, Germany and ST. LOUIS, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sartorius Stedim Biotech (Euronext: DIM), and SAFC B...

Temple University Health System to Improve Supply Chain with Broadlane

Broadlane to provide variety of supply chain and procurement services to hospital Dallas, TX (Vocus) July 14, 2009 -- Broadlane announced today that Temple University Health System, Inc. (TUHS) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has selected Broadlane as its provider of s...

New lung cancer staging system revealed

For the first time in more than 10 years, the universally accepted lung cancer staging system has been revised to more accurately reflect the prognosis for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). A new report in the July issue of CHEST , the peer-reviewed journal of the American Col...

Select Telecom Adds Surveillance System Installation and Maintenance Services, Receives New York State License

Select Telecom, a provider of custom telecommunications systems for businesses, announces the addition of surveillance system services to their full line of telecommunications services. Licensed by the New York State Department of State, Select Telecom can now provide installation, servicing and ...

Electronic System Helps Track Diabetes Care

Patients benefit from shared information with doctors, Canadian study shows WEDNESDAY, July 8 (HealthDay News) -- A personalized electronic health tracking system can improve diabetes patients' care and clinical outcomes, Canadian researchers say. Their study included 511 diabetes p...

RES-Q Labor Resource Management Scores the Highest Among Staff/Nurse Scheduling System Solutions Analyzed in the 2009 KLAS Mid-term Performance Review

Based on Direct Product Evaluations and In-depth, Confidential Interviews Conducted by KLAS with Healthcare Executives and Managers, RES-Q's Solution for Enterprise Staffing and Scheduling Earned the Highest Score in its Market Segment. Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) July 8, 200...

Versus Technology, Inc. Announces Sale of Real-Time Location System to the St. Louis VA Medical Center

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The St. Louis VAMC, John Cochran Division has selected Enterprise VISion(TM), a real-time location information system (RTLS) from Versus Technology, Inc. (Versus) to improve efficiency and safety while helping to manage their growing patient p...

Remote-control closed system invented for inserting radio-active atoms inside fullerenes

Blacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech chemistry Professor Harry C. Dorn, Emory and Henry College chemistry Professor James Duchamp, and Panos Fatouros, professor and chair of the Division of Radiation Physics and Biology at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine have co-invented a hands-...

SpectraScience Secures Distribution for WavSTAT(R) Cancer Diagnosis System in France

SAN DIEGO, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SpectraScience, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SCIE), a San Diego based medical device company, today announced that it has established a distribution partnership in France through Medipartner, a Paris based firm specializing in the marketing and distribution...

SoundBite(TM) Hearing System by Sonitus Medical Receives First Acceptance for Publication in Otology & Neurotology Journal

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonitus Medical, Inc., a medical device company developing the world's first non-surgical and removable hearing device to transmit sound via the teeth, today announced the acceptance for publication of the first peer reviewed article on its SoundBite(TM) h...

CU-Boulder study shows brain's immune system may cause chronic seizures

Chronic seizures caused by traumatic head injuries may result from chemicals released by the brain's immune system attempting to repair the injured site, according to a study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder. The findings could help prevent one of the most common forms of adult epil...

Prince William Health System Completes Merger With Novant Health to Expand Quality Health Care in Northern Virginia

Partnership to Fund $240 Million in New Services, Facilities and Physician Specialists for Western Prince William County MANASSAS, Va. and WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. , July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following recent approvals by the Federal Trade Commission and the Virginia Attorney General, Pr...

SpectraScience Secures Distribution for WavSTAT(R) Cancer Diagnosis System in Spain

SAN DIEGO, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SpectraScience, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SCIE), a San Diego based medical device company, today announced that it has established a distribution partnership in the Spanish market through SIM, a Madrid based firm specializing in the marketing and distri...

10th CyberKnife System Installed at an HCA Hospital

Centennial Medical Center Brings Benefits of Whole Body Radiosurgery to Nashville SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that the 10th CyberKnife(R) Robotic Radiosurgery System...

One Man's Mission to Improve Our Healthcare System and Resolve Chronic Pain

NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Americans feel that today's healthcare system is failing them. Increased costs resulting in higher insurance premiums have made it more difficult to afford health insurance. The pivotal issue not being addressed, says renowned pain resolution expert and phys...

New Heart Valve Repair System Tested for Safety

Reversible implant appears safe, but more study is needed, researchers say TUESDAY, June 23 (HealthDay News) -- A new method of repairing leaking mitral heart valves appears safe, a small study shows. In the new study, researchers tested a reversible implant called the Percutaneous ...

ThromCat(R) XT(TM) Thrombectomy Catheter System Receives CE Mark

- KENSEY NASH EARNS $1.5M MILESTONE UNDER SPECTRANETICS AGREEMENT - EXTON, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kensey Nash Corporation (Nasdaq: KNSY ) today announced that the ThromCat (R) XT Thrombectomy Catheter System has been granted CE Marking approval which allows for the sale of...
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