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Chembio wins US Government contract to develop point-of-care tests for Zika Virus Chembio Diagnostics has received a contract from the US Government to develop and commercialize point-of-care tests for Zika Virus. Diagnostics > In Vitro Diagnostics > News
FutureNet signs contract with HealthTrust for medical coding services FutureNet announces that it has been awarded a supplier contract by HealthTrust for medical coding services.
Technology > Healthcare IT > News PinnacleHealth implants aortic valve to first patients in US after FDA approval for commercial use PinnacleHealth became the first hospital in the country to implant the EDWARDS INTUITY Elite valve, a rapid deployment device for surgical aortic valve replacement, after US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval.
Specialty Devices > Cardiovascular Devices > News FDA approves minimally invasive valve replacement for new group of patients A new group of patients suffering from aortic stenosis is now eligible for a minimally invasive aortic valve replacement.
Specialty Devices > Cardiovascular Devices > News
Filtration Group acquires Essentra's Porous Technologies business Filtration Group has agreed to acquire the Porous Technologies business of Essentra.
Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News Derma Sciences introduces new Medihoney hydrogel sheet dressings Tissue regeneration firm Derma Sciences has expanded its wound dressing portfolio with the introduction of new Medihoney hydrogel sheet dressings.
Patient Care > Wound Care Management > News IBA Molecular to buy Mallinckrodt’s nuclear imaging business for $690m By MDBR Staff Writer
Radiopharmaceutical products manufacturer IBA Molecular (IBAM) has signed an agreement to acquire Mallinckrodt’s nuclear imaging business for around $690m.
Diagnostics > Diagnostic Imaging > News

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PinnacleHealth implants aortic valve to first patients in US after FDA approval for commercial use
PinnacleHealth became the first hospital in the country to implant the EDWARDS INTUITY Elite valve, a rapid deployment device for surgical aortic valve replacement, after US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval.
Specialty Devices > Cardiovascular Devices > News
FDA approves minimally invasive valve replacement for new group of patients
A new group of patients suffering from aortic stenosis is now eligible for a minimally invasive aortic valve replacement.
Specialty Devices > Cardiovascular Devices > News
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Diagnostics

IBA Molecular to buy Mallinckrodt’s nuclear imaging business for $690m
By MDBR Staff Writer
Radiopharmaceutical products manufacturer IBA Molecular (IBAM) has signed an agreement to acquire Mallinckrodt’s nuclear imaging business for around $690m.
Diagnostics > Diagnostic Imaging > News
Chembio wins US Government contract to develop point-of-care tests for Zika Virus
By MDBR Staff Writer
Chembio Diagnostics has received a contract from the US Government to develop and commercialize point-of-care tests for Zika Virus.
Diagnostics > In Vitro Diagnostics > News
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Patient Care

Filtration Group acquires Essentra's Porous Technologies business
Filtration Group has agreed to acquire the Porous Technologies business of Essentra.
Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News
Derma Sciences introduces new Medihoney hydrogel sheet dressings
Tissue regeneration firm Derma Sciences has expanded its wound dressing portfolio with the introduction of new Medihoney hydrogel sheet dressings.
Patient Care > Wound Care Management > News
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Technology

FutureNet signs contract with HealthTrust for medical coding services
FutureNet announces that it has been awarded a supplier contract by HealthTrust for medical coding services.
Technology > Healthcare IT > News
New data presentations reinforce clinical value of Elekta’s Monaco radiotherapy treatment planning software
The latest version of Elekta’s Monaco® treatment planning software was recently highlighted in multiple presentations. The only treatment planning solution with gold-standard Monte Carlo accuracy and multicriteria optimization, Monaco supports radiotherapy techniques, including advanced 3D, intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) and highly-complex stereotactic treatments.
Technology > Healthcare IT > News
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Contract Services

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
Phillips-Medisize to buy Injectronics
By MDBR Staff Writer
US-based Phillips-Medisize has agreed to acquire Injectronics for an undisclosed sum.
Contract Services > News
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Certification

New technology lets implanted devices to communicate with smartphones
By MDBR Staff Writer
Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) have developed a new technology which lets devices like brain implants, contact lenses, credit cards and smaller wearable electronics to talk to smartphones and watches.
Technology > Automation > 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.
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