The primary focus of this article is on patient registries designed to evaluate patient outcomes that include at least one of the following: disease progression, cost effectiveness, clinical effectiveness, safety, and/or quality of care.
The Cleveland Medical Hackathon will return to downtown Cleveland this fall with new features and an important new connection. The 2nd annual hackathon will be held in conjunction with Cleveland Clinic’s Medical Innovation Summit, the healthcare industry’s premiere innovation conference. Hackathon participants, speakers and sponsors will be able to interact with the summit, which showcases […]
A new antiseptic gel developed from a mouthwash won European regulatory approval today as an agent to stop umbilical cord infections in newborn babies. The developer, GlaxoSmithKline won’t make any profits from the deal, as it partnered with the Save the Children charity to design the gel specifically for developing countries to be sold at […]
Contract manufacturer Web Industries said yesterday it opened a new lateral flow immunoassay production facility at its Holliston, Mass-based manufacturing center. The new 25,000 sq. ft., FDA-registered facility, located within the company’s existing Web Boston location, will allow the company to provide manufacturing solutions for companies who market LFI tests, the Marlborough, Mass.-based company said. […]
Merit Medical (NSDQ:MMSI) chief Fred Lampropoulos said his company is ready to take advantage of the worldwide recall of rival Cook Medical’s central catheter sets. The FDA in March slapped the Cook recall with a Class I label, denoting the risk of serious injury or death. It covers Cook’s single lumen central venous catheter sets […]
Infusion therapy expert, B. Braun Medical Inc is focusing on awareness and education of USP compliance and the handling of hazardous drugs in healthcare settings at this year’s Oncology Nursing Society Annual Congress. “The new USP < 800 > will require the use of a closed-system drug transfer device for administration when the dosage The […]
On Friday, April 22, 2016, RAUMEDIC inaugurated its new US headquarters in Mills River, North Carolina. The high-tech development and production center is an important investment in the company’s future. Following the demand of their customers for a local presence, RAUMEDIC has built a plant in Mills River, North Carolina, 4,600 miles from the German […]
HOUSTON – (April 28, 2016) – Nanoscale magnets offer a new way to find faint, early traces of cancer in patients, according to Rice University students working on a method to capitalize on the magnets’ properties. Three Rice computational and applied mathematics students are refining a program to analyze magnetic relaxometry signals from iron-oxide nanoparticles […]
Flex today released its 4th quarter and full fiscal year 2015 earnings, with earnings per share narrowly topping the Street. San Jose, Calif.-based Flex reported profits of $61 million, or 11¢ per share, on sales of $5.8 billion for the 3 months ended March 31. That amounts to a 54.8% bottom-line slide as sales […]
Greatbatch (NYSE:GB) today released its 1st quarter earnings which are mostly on target with the Street’s expectations while reiterating its full year revenue guidance. The Frisco, Texas based company reported losses of $12.7 million, or 41¢ per share, on sales of $332.2 million for the 3 months ended April 1. That amounts to a 258% […]
Proven Process Medical Devices Inc., a global leader in the design, development, validation, and manufacture of Class II and Class III medical devices, announced today it has been selected to manufacture StepWatch, a Class II, scientifically validated, highly-accurate wearable device for Modus Health LLC of Boston, MA. Modus Health is a health technology company delivering […]
Samsung Biologics Co Ltd, a contract manufacturer of biotech drugs for global pharmaceutical firms, has announced it’s intention to begin an IPO this year, which analysts have estimated as being worth as much as $2.6 billion. The IPO is aimed to help fund an ambitious expansion in production capacity, launching Samsung Biologics as the world’s […]
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