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FDA approves new indication for Myoscience's knee osteoarthritis device The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved new indication for Myoscience's iovera° device to relieve pain and symptoms associated with osteoarthritis of the knee. Specialty Devices > Orthopedic Devices > News
Masimo releases EWS with Root patient monitoring and connectivity hub Masimo has announced the full market release of Early Warning Score (EWS) on the Root patient monitoring and connectivity hub.
Patient Care > Patient Monitoring > News Olympus extends portfolio for EBUS-TBNA at ATS Olympus has announced the availability of the new ViziShot 2 single use aspiration needles, expanding the device portfolio for Endobronchial Ultrasound Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (EBUS-TBNA), a minimally invasive alternative to a surgical procedure and considered the gold standard for lung cancer staging.
Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News Peaceful Union acquires Sharklet Technologies Sharklet Technologies, a biotechnology company that created Sharklet, the world’s first micro-texture that inhibits bacterial growth on surfaces, has announced that it has completed a financing event led by Peaceful Union, an equity medical device firm in Hangzhou, China.
Patient Care > Wound Care Management > News
FDA approves new indication for Myoscience's knee osteoarthritis device By MDBR Staff Writer
The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved new indication for Myoscience's iovera° device to relieve pain and symptoms associated with osteoarthritis of the knee.
Specialty Devices > Orthopedic Devices > News Smart Meter’s blood glucose monitoring system gets approval in US and Europe Smart Meter has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and CE mark in Europe to market the iGlucose blood glucose monitoring system.
Specialty Devices > Diabetes Care Devices > News EMA approves Aptar Pharma’s electronic lockout device Aptar Pharma, a world leader in innovative drug delivery systems, has announced the approval by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) of the first integrated electronic nasal lockout device (e-Lockout) following a multi-year development with Takeda Pharmaceuticals International.
Specialty Devices > Drug Delivery Devices > News

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FDA approves new indication for Myoscience's knee osteoarthritis device
By MDBR Staff Writer
The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved new indication for Myoscience's iovera° device to relieve pain and symptoms associated with osteoarthritis of the knee.
Specialty Devices > Orthopedic Devices > News
Smart Meter’s blood glucose monitoring system gets approval in US and Europe
Smart Meter has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and CE mark in Europe to market the iGlucose blood glucose monitoring system.
Specialty Devices > Diabetes Care Devices > News
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Diagnostics

Toshiba, QST acheive heavy-ion therapy breakthrough
By MDBR Staff Writer
Japan’s Toshiba, along with the National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology (QST), has achieved a breakthrough in downsizing pencil beam scanning system for heavy-ion therapy.
Diagnostics > Diagnostic Imaging > News
Samsung to launch new ultrasound systems
Samsung will introduce the new HS50 and HS60 ultrasound systems designed for busy clinical practices offering a compact design with a simplified workflow, excellent imaging performance, and advanced measurement and volume imaging capabilities that enable users to effectively manage routine exams.
Diagnostics > Diagnostic Imaging > News
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Patient Care

Masimo releases EWS with Root patient monitoring and connectivity hub
Masimo has announced the full market release of Early Warning Score (EWS) on the Root patient monitoring and connectivity hub.
Patient Care > Patient Monitoring > News
Olympus extends portfolio for EBUS-TBNA at ATS
Olympus has announced the availability of the new ViziShot 2 single use aspiration needles, expanding the device portfolio for Endobronchial Ultrasound Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (EBUS-TBNA), a minimally invasive alternative to a surgical procedure and considered the gold standard for lung cancer staging.
Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News
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Technology

Medtronic launches new StealthStation technology for neurosurgery
Medtronic has launched new StealthStation technology at the American Academy of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) annual conference in Los Angeles.
Technology > Healthcare IT > News
Philips introduces new teleICU enterprise software at ATA 2017
Royal Philips has announced the debut of its eCareManager 4.1 enterprise telehealth software at the American Telemedicine Association's Annual Telemedicine Meeting & Trade Show (ATA 2017) in Orlando, US.
Technology > Healthcare IT > News
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Contract Services

Firms Flock to FixedFlex to Get the Best Energy Deal
Since its launch a month ago, Utilitywise’s FixedFlex contract has taken off, with 700 businesses signing up for it so far.
Contract Services > News
Cirtec Medical acquires US firm Stellar Technologies
By MDBR Staff Writer
Century Park Capital Partners portfolio company Cirtec Medical has acquired US-based Stellar Technologies, for an undisclosed sum.
Certification > News
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Certification

PAREXEL to acquire The Medical Affairs Company
By MDBR Staff Writer
PAREXEL International has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire The Medical Affairs Company, a provider of outsourced medical affairs services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries.
Certification > News
Fujifilm, Renovo partner on technology management solutions
By MDBR Staff Writer
Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. has partnered with Renovo Solutions to provide technology management solutions to the customers.
Certification > News
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