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Intelliguard RFID Solutions, from MEPS Real-Time, is offering the Intelliguard Linked Visibility Inventory System (LVIS), a first-of-its-kind medication inventory optimization system specifically designed with anesthesia workflows in mind. LVIS will debut at the American Society of Anesthesiologists Anesthesiology 2016 Annual Meeting in Chicago on Oct. 22 to 24, 2016, at booth #4814. Using patented and […]
Agendia, a global developer in personalized medicine and molecular cancer diagnostics, announced that the MammaPrint and BluePrint tests will be highlighted in nine scientific presentations at the upcoming 2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). One of the presentations will highlight the long-term outcomes of the use of MammaPrint compared to other breast cancer assays. The study, […]
A new family of medical-grade thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) for cast film provides the same elasticity, durability and “feel” of latex without concerns regarding allergic reactions, odor or residual curing agent. As thermoplastics, they make possible cost savings over latex and other thermoset rubbers. Teknor Apex will introduce the compounds at MD&M West 2017 in booth […]
Chronic heart failure patients draw hope from a new technology. A team of life science entrepreneurs in Houston, Texas has developed the first catheter-deployed circulatory assist device intended for long-term use. Procyrion’s Aortix provides a minimally-invasive treatment option for the more than two million chronic heart failure patients in the U.S. alone who are too […]
Obi, a revolutionary robotic dining device, is a winner in the Mechanical/Materials category in the 54th annual R&D 100 Awards. The announcement was made at the recent annual award ceremony celebrating the 100 most technologically significant breakthroughs introduced into the marketplace in 2016. Dubbed the “Oscars of Innovation,” the R&D 100 Awards recognize excellence across […]
Avantor Performance Materials introduced a new corporate logo and visual identity. The change comes two months after Avantor merged with NuSil Technology to form a growing, global supplier of ultra-high-purity life sciences and advanced technologies materials with strict regulatory and performance specifications. “Following the merger of Avantor and NuSil Technology, we needed to give our […]
TE Connectivity introduces two-position housings for use with our Positive Lock Mark I receptacle terminals and our SCHRACK RF series relays. These housings provide insulation, allow the user to make two connections to the relay in one easy step, improve ergonomics, and it can accommodate low insertion force, high retention force Positive Lock receptacles. RF […]
BMP Medical today announced that it is the 1st plastics injection molding company to meet MedAccred guidelines and receive accreditation from the industry-managed supply chain accreditation program. MedAccred’s accreditation program was created to enhance medical device quality and improve patient safety, BMP Medical said. The program requires that companies meet process-specific technical audit criteria and […]
3D-printing cloud provider WhiteClouds said today it inked a partnership deal with TeraRecon and launched the 3DyourSCAN life-size anatomical model printing service. The newly launched 3DyourScan service is designed to produce 3D-printed anatomical models from CT or MRI scans, and will utilize the WhiteClouds “Hinge & Slice” feature, which the company claims will “provide the […]
Fluidics design expert Diba Industries helped pump manufacturer KNF-Flodos eliminate leaks and launch its Simdos 02 diaphragm liquid pump. KNF manufactures a range of liquid and gas pumps, primarily for medical devices, laboratories and ink-jet printing. The Simdos 02 liquid pump was designed to handle hazardous acids and organic solvents in the laboratory environment. During […]
Panasonic is continuing its efforts in warning both OEM manufacturers and the public about the dangers of battery ingestion. This is part of a national ongoing campaign amongst battery industry manufacturers, regulators, pediatricians and the National Capitol Poison Center, among others. The campaign is a critical step in protecting the public, as approximately 2,314 individuals […]
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