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Two US Senators re-introduce bill to repeal medical device tax US Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey have re-introduced a bill that would remove the excise tax on medical devices that is part of the Affordable Care Act. Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News
Olympus launches PeriView FLEX TBNA needle for early diagnosis of lung disease Olympus has introduced PeriView FLEX needle, which will enable improved access to peripheral pulmonary lesions during transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) procedures that are conducted in the diagnosis of lung diseases.
Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News Two US Senators re-introduce bill to repeal medical device tax By MDBR Staff Writer
US Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey have re-introduced a bill that would remove the excise tax on medical devices that is part of the Affordable Care Act.
Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News Boston Scientific gets US FDA approval for Spectra WaveWriter spinal cord stimulator system Boston Scientific announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Spectra WaveWriter spinal cord stimulator (SCS) system.
Patient Care > Patient Monitoring > News
Fluke Biomedical launches VT650 and VT900 gas flow analyzers Fluke Biomedical has introduced VT650 and VT900 gas flow analyzers, which include one-channel, full-range air flow functionality that streamlines testing.
Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News Kleiner introduces new spinal bone graft delivery tool By MDBR Staff Writer
US-based Kleiner Device Labs has introduced a new spinal bone graft delivery tool for use in less-invasive procedures.
Patient Care > Patient Monitoring > News FDA approves Xcision’s GammaPod stereotactic radiotherapy system for breast cancer Xcision Medical Systems has secured 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the GammaPod stereotactic radiotherapy system, the world's first noninvasive external beam system optimized for partial breast treatments.
Diagnostics > Diagnostic Imaging > News

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Dilon Technologies acquires CoPilot VL video laryngoscope
Dilon Technologies has acquired the CoPilot VL video laryngoscope, an advanced airway management device developed to help providers have the best view of the airway when placing breathing tubes.
Specialty Devices > Anesthesia & Respiratory Devices > News
French firm Biocorp gets CE mark for Easylog smart cap
By MDBR Staff Writer
Biocorp, a developer of medical devices and smart-drug delivery systems, has secured CE mark approval for its Easylog smart cap.
Specialty Devices > Diabetes Care Devices > News
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Diagnostics

FDA approves Xcision’s GammaPod stereotactic radiotherapy system for breast cancer
Xcision Medical Systems has secured 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the GammaPod stereotactic radiotherapy system, the world's first noninvasive external beam system optimized for partial breast treatments.
Diagnostics > Diagnostic Imaging > News
GE, Roche partner to develop clinical decision support software
GE Healthcare and Roche have partnered to develop integrated digital diagnostics platform to enhance oncology and critical care treatment.
Diagnostics > In Vitro Diagnostics > News
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Patient Care

Olympus launches PeriView FLEX TBNA needle for early diagnosis of lung disease
Olympus has introduced PeriView FLEX needle, which will enable improved access to peripheral pulmonary lesions during transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) procedures that are conducted in the diagnosis of lung diseases.
Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News
Two US Senators re-introduce bill to repeal medical device tax
By MDBR Staff Writer
US Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey have re-introduced a bill that would remove the excise tax on medical devices that is part of the Affordable Care Act.
Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News
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Technology

RTI Surgical acquires Zyga Technology
RTI Surgical, a global surgical implant company, has signed an agreement to acquire Zyga Technology, with closing subject to filing with the state of Delaware.
Technology > Healthcare IT > News
Xenco Medical introduces new trauma surgery delivery app
By MDBR Staff Writer
Xenco Medical has introduced TraumaGPS, a new trauma surgery delivery app with real-time GPS driver tracking for disposable implant systems.
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.
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