LifeSignals today announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its LX1550 multi-parameter remote monitoring platform. Fremont, Calif.–based LifeSignals designed to continuously collect patient physiological data from home and in healthcare settings. Get the full story on our sister site, Medical Design & Outsourcing.
Viz.ai announced today that it received CE mark approval for its flagship Viz LVO AI-based stroke care software platform. San Francisco–based Viz.ai developed Viz LVO to use AI to automatically detect suspected large vessel occlusion (LVO) strokes on computed tomography angiography (CTA) imaging. Once the platform detects stroke, it directly alerts on-call stroke specialists about […]
Oticon Medical today said the FDA has granted premarket approval for the company’s Neuro Cochlear Implant System. Somerset, N.J.-based Oticon Medical designed the Neuro system to treat people 18 years or older with bilateral severe-to-profound sensorineural hearing loss and who have limited benefits from fitted hearing aids. “At Oticon Medical, we are passionate about using […]
Getinge announced today that it launched the Torin AI-based operation room management system in the U.S. Sweden-based Getinge’s Torin software uses AI to quickly and seamlessly improve the speed and efficiency of scheduling surgical procedures. The platform launched in 2020. The company today introduced a new suite of advanced functions for the platform, expanding its […]
Baxter (NYSE:BAX) today announced the global launch of its PrisMax 2, meant to simplify the delivery of continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) and other organ support therapies. The next-gen PrisMax 2 system includes new features from the company’s TrueVue digital health portfolio. There’s also the PrismaLung+ blood-gas exchanger that delivers extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal therapy […]
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended bundled pricing for hip and knee replacements for three years. The final rule, published in the Federal Register, extends the “Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement” cost-bundling program through Dec. 21, 2024. The cost-cutting program began in January 2016, when CMS required all hospitals in 67 geographic […]
The FDA recently told healthcare facilities they can start to limit the decontamination and reuse of disposable masks. An increase in the domestic supply of new masks approved by NIOSH has made the practice less necessary, the agency said. Get the full story on our sister site, Medical Design & Outsourcing.
Stopping internal bleeding from torso trauma has its technological challenges. Asha Parekh, co-founder and CEO of Front Line Medical Technologies, has developed a small, quick and easy device that could solve the problem. Front Line Medical Technologies (London, Ontario) is an early-stage medical device company that is developing a way to stop internal bleeding with […]
Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH) today said it was awarded a $57.8 million contract from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services to support the Strategic National Stockpile. The Dublin, Ohio-based company received the contract, which includes options that if exercised by the HHS could reach $91.6 million, to store and distribute 80,000 pallets of personal […]
Zimmer Biomet (NYSE:ZBH) announced today that it launched the ZBEdge connected intelligence suite of digital and robotic technologies. Warsaw, Ind.–based Zimmer Biomet’s ZBEdge technologies, both currently available and soon to be launched, include the Rosa robotic surgery platform, anatomical visualization and guidance systems such as the Signature One, the iAssist knee alignment system, and optical […]
A handful of companies including 3M are working to ensure that a scramble for disposable masks never happens again. The face of the next pandemic could be very different than that of COVID-19, thanks to a handful of companies that have redesigned reusable industrial face masks to better protect healthcare workers and help prevent mask […]