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 •  November 26

Siemens Healthineers unveiled two new intraoperative multi-modality imaging therapy suites — nexaris Angio-MR-CT and nexaris Angio-CT — at this year’s RSNA annual meeting in Chicago. “Our customers from the therapeutic area, like interventional radiologists and surgeons, aim to develop new procedures that are more precise, faster and enable less...

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 •  October 6

A team at UC Davis has invented a new cardiac catheter that combines intravascular ultrasound and fluorescence lifetime imaging to identify plaques that may cause a heart attack. “Integration of FLIm with IVUS can improve the diagnostic ability of IVUS, the most widely used intravascular imaging technique in cardiology and create new paradigms for...

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 •  September 13

ENA/ST. LOUIS – (September 13, 2017) – Christie Medical Holdings will be displaying VeinViewer®, the leading near infrared vein finding technology, at the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) annual conference in St. Louis from September 14-15th. In fast-paced emergency environments, the ability to make accurate assessments is paramount. Emergency...

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 •  August 24

Aug. 24, 2017 — The AAMI Foundation has launched its 2018 grant cycle and will award up to $80,000 to support research directed at enhancing the safe adoption and safe use of healthcare technology.
The objective of the Mary K. Logan Research Awards program, named in honor of AAMI's former president and CEO, is to encourage and fund studies that...

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 •  February 9

Press releases may be edited for formatting or style February 7, 2017 -- AAMI -- The AAMI Foundation has released the second of its infusion therapy safety “quick guides”―Improving the Safe Use of Multiple IV Infusions. This free resource aims to provide nurses, biomedical engineering directors, directors of pharmacy, clinical informatics managers,...

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 •  February 8

Medical device maker ICU Medical Inc. completed its acquisition of Hospira Infusion Systems from Pfizer Inc. and paid about $900 million, less than the $1 billion first announced in October. The business includes IV pumps, solutions and devices that, when combined with the company’s existing businesses, make San Clemente, Calif.-based ICU Medical...

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 •  January 10

Hospitals around the country have implemented new safety procedures and are reaping the benefits. A study led by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in California found that it led to a reduction in catheter-related bloodstream infections and a substantial amount of cost savings. These types of infections result in thousands of deaths each year and cost...

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 •  May 31, 2016

This first appeared in the May 2016 issue of DOTmed HealthCare Business News Traditional infusion therapies via a needle or catheter are sometimes superseded by less common drug infusions such as intramuscular injections and epidural routes. Until the 1980s, all these procedures were done in a hospital. But now the mounting pressure to control...

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 •  March 22, 2016

NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Adverse drug events (ADE) were rare – and serious ADEs nonexistent – in a retrospective two-year study of nearly 1,900 home and alternate treatment site (ATS) infusions of infliximab for patients with autoimmune disorders.1 The research was presented today by Option Care, a leading provider of home and ATS infusion...

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 •  January 6, 2016

Tiny metallic mesh tube devices to treat patients with brain aneurysms are currently under development at Oxford Endovascular, an Oxford University spinout company. The company has raised £2 million from the investment company, Oxford Sciences Innovation PLC, Parkwalk Advisors and other private investors to put the device through clinical...