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Varian installs new radiosurgery system at Innovative Cancer Institute in US By MDBR Staff Writer
Varian Medical Systems has installed a new Edge radiosurgery system at Innovative Cancer Institute in Miami, US.
News Soundwaves to offer MSK ultrasound services to Florida medical community By MDBR Staff Writer
Soundwaves announced its expansion into MSK ultrasound in office services so that Florida patients and their doctors may begin to benefit from the MSK ultrasound experience.
News InspireMD IDE amendment approved by FDA By MDBR Staff Writer
InspireMD announced that the FDA has approved the company's submitted Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) amendment for certain manufacturing process changes to the MGuard Prime EPS that were proposed in response to the company's April 30, 2014 Voluntary Field Action (VFA).
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Vention Medical expands Catheter Center of Excellence in US By MDBR Staff Writer
Vention Medical announced that it is has expanded its Catheter Center of Excellence in Minneapolis, doubling its footprint in the medical technology hub of the Twin Cities.
News Ireland's Creganna-Tactx to buy Precision Wire Components By MDBR Staff Writer
Ireland-based Creganna-Tactx Medical has signed an agreement to acquire Precision Wire Components (PWC), which provides wire processing for the medical device industry.
News Cerus, Kawasumi to develop Intercept platelet kit for use in Japan By MDBR Staff Writer
Biomedical products company Cerus has partnered with Kawasumi Laboratories to develop an Intercept platelet kit, for use in Japan.
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InspireMD IDE amendment approved by FDA
By MDBR Staff Writer
InspireMD announced that the FDA has approved the company's submitted Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) amendment for certain manufacturing process changes to the MGuard Prime EPS that were proposed in response to the company's April 30, 2014 Voluntary Field Action (VFA).
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Vention Medical expands Catheter Center of Excellence in US
By MDBR Staff Writer
Vention Medical announced that it is has expanded its Catheter Center of Excellence in Minneapolis, doubling its footprint in the medical technology hub of the Twin Cities.
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Diagnostics

Varian installs new radiosurgery system at Innovative Cancer Institute in US
By MDBR Staff Writer
Varian Medical Systems has installed a new Edge radiosurgery system at Innovative Cancer Institute in Miami, US.
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Soundwaves to offer MSK ultrasound services to Florida medical community
By MDBR Staff Writer
Soundwaves announced its expansion into MSK ultrasound in office services so that Florida patients and their doctors may begin to benefit from the MSK ultrasound experience.
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Patient Care

US Medical Innovations introduces new Canady Hybrid Plasma Scalpel
By MDBR Staff Writer
US Medical Innovations (USMI), a US based biomedical device specification manufacturing company announces the introduction of its new Canady Hybrid Plasma Scalpel (CHPS) handpiece design at the 2014 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress (ACS) in San Francisco.
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NHS Supply Chain to install Varian’s TrueBeam systems in UK public hospitals
By MDBR Staff Writer
UK-based NHS Supply Chain is buying TrueBeam machines from Varian Medical Systems to improve radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatments for patients in the UK public hospitals.
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Technology

IBM introduces Ebola tracking system in Sierra Leone
By MDBR Staff Writer
US-based IBM has launched a citizen engagement and analytics system in Sierra Leone, which allows Ebola affected communities to report their issues and concerns directly to the government.
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B-Line Medical launches Cloud Video Module
By MDBR Staff Writer
B-Line Medical has introduced a Cloud Video Module for the SimCapture and LiveCapture platforms.
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Contract Services

BSD Medical, Comed Medical Specialties sign distribution agreement for microthermx microwave ablation products
BSD Medical, a provider of medical systems that utilize heat therapy to treat cancer, announced that the company has signed an agreement with Comed Medical Specialties (Comed) for the sales and distribution of the MicroThermX Microwave Ablation (MicroThermX) line of products.
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Femasys signs distribution agreement with McKesson Medical-Surgical for FemCerv device for diagnosis of cervical cancer
Femasys Inc., an emerging medical device developer of women's healthcare solutions, announced today that it has entered into a nationwide distribution agreement with McKesson Medical-Surgical to sell and distribute Femasys' FEMCERV Endocervical Sampler. FEMCERV collects a tissue sample of a woman's endocervical canal for histological analysis when cervical cancer is suspected.
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Certification

Varian Medical Systems' ARIA oncology information system certified for use to demonstrate Stage 1 and 2 meaningful use of an electronic health record
Varian Medical Systems announced that its ARIA oncology information system has been certified for use to demonstrate Stage 1 and 2 'meaningful use of an electronic health record (EHR).
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McKesson Specialty Health’s electronic health record and patient portal systems receives 2014 ONC-ACB Certification
iKnowMed electronic health record (HER) (version 6.6.0), iKnowMed Generation 2 (version 2.0), and My Care Plus patient portal (version 3.0), oncology-specific products of McKesson Specialty Health, are all ‘Meaningful Use-ready’ and have received 2014 Edition Complete EHR Certification.
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