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Greatbatch to buy Lake Region Medical for $1.73bn US-based medical device firm Greatbatch has signed an agreement to acquire Lake Region Medical, for around $1.73bn, allowing the firm to improve its position as OEM supplier for cardiac, neuromodulation, vascular, orthopaedics and advanced surgical markets. News
Adventist Health System selects MyRounding platform MyRounding Solutions, the leader in developing patient experience technology, announced today that Adventist Health System (AHS) has selected MyRounding to streamline and optimize its rounding process and enhance patient experience, quality of care and employee engagement throughout its participating hospitals.
Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News Hospira announces first installation of Plum 360 Infusion System with Hospira MedNet By MDBR Staff Writer
Hospira, the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, today announced the first installation of the Plum 360 infusion system with Hospira MedNet, at Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo, Texas.
Specialty Devices > Drug Delivery Devices > News Transgenomic selects distributors to supply ICEme Mutation Enrichment Kits in China and Japan By MDBR Staff Writer
Transgenomic has selected two distributors to supply its ICEme Mutation Enrichment Kits in China and Japan.
Diagnostics > In Vitro Diagnostics > News
Anteo Diagnostics to buy DIAsource ImmunoAssays By MDBR Staff Writer
Australia's Anteo Diagnostics has agreed to acquire Belgium-based specialty diagnostics firm DIAsource ImmunoAssays, for around €15.4m (A$23.3m).
Diagnostics > In Vitro Diagnostics > News BioControl Medical completes patient enrollment in CardioFit system trial By MDBR Staff Writer
Medical technology firm BioControl Medical has completed the enrollment of patients in its Increase Of Vagal Tone in Heart Failure (INOVATE-HF) clinical trial, which has been designed to assess the CardioFit system to treat congestive heart failure (HF).
Specialty Devices > Cardiovascular Devices > News Greatbatch to buy Lake Region Medical for $1.73bn By MDBR Staff Writer
US-based medical device firm Greatbatch has signed an agreement to acquire Lake Region Medical, for around $1.73bn, allowing the firm to improve its position as OEM supplier for cardiac, neuromodulation, vascular, orthopaedics and advanced surgical markets.
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Hospira announces first installation of Plum 360 Infusion System with Hospira MedNet
By MDBR Staff Writer
Hospira, the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, today announced the first installation of the Plum 360 infusion system with Hospira MedNet, at Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo, Texas.
Specialty Devices > Drug Delivery Devices > News
BioControl Medical completes patient enrollment in CardioFit system trial
By MDBR Staff Writer
Medical technology firm BioControl Medical has completed the enrollment of patients in its Increase Of Vagal Tone in Heart Failure (INOVATE-HF) clinical trial, which has been designed to assess the CardioFit system to treat congestive heart failure (HF).
Specialty Devices > Cardiovascular Devices > News
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Diagnostics

Transgenomic selects distributors to supply ICEme Mutation Enrichment Kits in China and Japan
By MDBR Staff Writer
Transgenomic has selected two distributors to supply its ICEme Mutation Enrichment Kits in China and Japan.
Diagnostics > In Vitro Diagnostics > News
Anteo Diagnostics to buy DIAsource ImmunoAssays
By MDBR Staff Writer
Australia's Anteo Diagnostics has agreed to acquire Belgium-based specialty diagnostics firm DIAsource ImmunoAssays, for around €15.4m (A$23.3m).
Diagnostics > In Vitro Diagnostics > News
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Patient Care

Adventist Health System selects MyRounding platform
MyRounding Solutions, the leader in developing patient experience technology, announced today that Adventist Health System (AHS) has selected MyRounding to streamline and optimize its rounding process and enhance patient experience, quality of care and employee engagement throughout its participating hospitals.
Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News
Xenex signs agreement with HealthTrust
By MDBR Staff Writer
Xenex Disinfection Services announced it has signed a national contract with HealthTrust, a leading group purchasing and total cost management organization that serves 1,350 acute care facilities nationwide.
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Technology

Adventist Health System selects MyRounding platform
MyRounding Solutions, the leader in developing patient experience technology, announced today that Adventist Health System (AHS) has selected MyRounding to streamline and optimize its rounding process and enhance patient experience, quality of care and employee engagement throughout its participating hospitals.
Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News
Greatbatch partners with WiTricity to provide wireless charging for medical devices
By MDBR Staff Writer
WiTricity announced that Greatbatch, a global developer and manufacturer of medical devices and components, will leverage WiTricity’s patented wireless charging technology in the development of medical device applications.
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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.
Contract Services > News
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

US Army and Helius execute sole source contract for PoNS device testing and development
By MDBR Staff Writer
Helius Medical Technologies announced that NeuroHabilitation (NHC), a division of Helius, successfully executed a sole source cost sharing contract with the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC).
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Nortech Systems to acquire medical product design firm Devicix
By MDBR Staff Writer
US-based Nortech Systems has agreed to acquire medical product design and engineering firm Devicix, allowing Nortech to enhance its capabilities of design, manufacturing and service for regulated medical devices.
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