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Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New, Beating-Heart Procedure for Mitral Valve Repair
10/21/2014 2:17:59 PM
Allegheny General Hospital’s (AGH) Cardiovascular Institute is offering a new, minimally-invasive procedure that enables physicians to repair a damaged mitral valve as the heart continues to beat. The MitraClip system, developed by Abbott Vascular, is designed to treat degenerative mitral regurgitation (MR), a progressive and life-threatening condition in which the heart’s …
Tasmanian Aged Provider Care Assess Launches a New Website
10/21/2014 9:25:37 AM
When staying in your own home is a priority, then leading Tasmanian Aged Care Provider , Care Assess, can help.   “We’re very excited to announce the release of our new website,” a company spokesman for Care Assess said, before adding, “The website’s focus is on ‘w ellness model of care’ a nd the ‘wellness model of nursing.’”   The spokesman went on to explain that Care …
GenesisSolutions - EAM Assessment Methodology – Identifying Prioritized Opportunities for Asset Management Improvement - Webinar
GenesisSolutions - EAM Assessment Methodology – Identifying Prioritized Opportunities for Asset Management Improvement - Webinar
10/21/2014 9:00:00 AM
GenesisSolutions is hosting a webinar on EAM Assessment Methodology - Identifying Prioritized Opportunities for Asset Management Improvement to discuss a strategic approach. This event is part of our EAM Best Practice webinar series. To register for this event,  please click here . Webinar Overview All industries are focused on improving asset reliability. This can …
Fujifilm Provides Innovative Endoscopic Solutions to Meet Clinical and Business Needs of Medical Professionals at ACG 2014
10/17/2014 2:07:55 PM
Wayne, N.J., October 17, 2014 (Booth # 505) – At the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. will showcase the EPX-4440HD Digital Video Processor with FICE and Light Source which is now available in the United States. The annual meeting will be held October 17 – 22, 2014 at …
Michele A. Lloyd-Puryear, M.D., Ph.D, Medical Advisor for The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, Awarded R. Rodney Howell Award for Excellence in Newborn Health
Michele A. Lloyd-Puryear, M.D., Ph.D, Medical Advisor for The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, Awarded R. Rodney Howell Award for Excellence in Newborn Health
10/15/2014 4:28:56 PM
Michele A. Lloyd-Puryear, M.D., Ph.D, medical advisor for the Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, was awarded the prestigious R. Rodney Howell Award, for Excellence in Newborn Health, this past weekend. The Newborn Foundation honors leaders in newborn health, technology, policy and advocacy at their yearly awards gala, held this year in Minneapolis. Dr. Lloyd-Puryear is …
Navera Announces 2014 Fall Release of 
Benefits Engagement Software
Navera Announces 2014 Fall Release of Benefits Engagement Software
10/15/2014 2:56:38 PM
Navera today announced its latest release of Benefits Engagement software, a cloud-based service that enables employees and consumers to select the healthcare and voluntary benefits that most closely match their needs.  The 2014 Fall Release includes major enhancements to the consumer experience and to profile-driven and context-sensitive plan recommendations.  It also offers …
Free Online Medical Service Reveals How a Medical Marketing Plan Can Build Client Databases for Medical Specialists and Private Hospitals
10/14/2014 8:59:56 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia October 2014 – Even with the arrival of modern technology and the internet - including online search engines and blogging - finding a quality medical specialist without waiting months to see them still remains difficult. Many of Australia’s top healthcare experts fail to utilise the benefits that come with online medical marketing, with most not even …
Joe Schneider Agency Initiates New Charity Campaign to Support a Cancer Survivor in Chicago, IL By Raising Money to Certify Her Dog as a Service Animal
Joe Schneider Agency Initiates New Charity Campaign to Support a Cancer Survivor in Chicago, IL By Raising Money to Certify Her Dog as a Service Animal
10/14/2014 4:33:05 PM
Chicago, IL – With a new charity program in the Chicago, IL area, Joe Schneider Agency has again teamed up with Imerman Angels and one of their own cancer survivors, Megan, to support her efforts in making her dog Blue a service dog. Megan lost her right eye and function in her right hand from brain cancer when she was younger, and has grown to rely on Blue’s assistance to …
New Technology Helps Turn the Tide in Battle vs. Prescription Abandonment
10/14/2014 11:54:51 AM
PSKW, LLC, a leading provider of biopharma loyalty relationship marketing services, today announced the launch of new technology that has been proven to help reduce prescription abandonment. Easy SaveTM is the first in-pharmacy, in-workflow co-pay assistance solution with pharmacist discretion. Easy Save automatically prompts pharmacists when a particular prescription is …
Affordable Care Act still leaving individuals in the cold when it comes to prescription medication costs
10/14/2014 11:25:51 AM
Discount Rx Programs has created www.discountprescriptioncards.net to help individuals who are struggling with prescription medication costs not covered by Affordable Care Act. After a year of implementing the Affordable Care Act, many are now finding that prescription drug coverage is not available at an affordable cost. There is a solution to many with the cost of …
American Heart Association and Cigna Provide CPR Training for Baltimore County High Schools
10/14/2014 10:02:03 AM
In light of a new state law requiring all Baltimore County students to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) before graduation, Cigna (NYSE: CI) has donated CPR in Schools Training Kits  developed by the American Heart Association for the students at three schools in the Baltimore County Public School District: Randallstown High School, Overlea High School and …
Philips and Dutch Radboud university medical center debut wearable diagnostic prototype for chronic illness at Dreamforce 2014 event
10/14/2014 9:33:27 AM
Today at the Dreamforce 2014 conference in San Francisco, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) and Nijmegen, the Netherlands-based Radboud university medical center (Radboudumc) announced the debut of a prototype to support patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The launch marks the start of joint explorations between Philips and Radboudumc to apply …
IBM Announces First Commercial Application of IBM Watson in Africa
10/13/2014 5:09:02 PM
IBM (NYSE: IBM ) and Metropolitan Health today announced the first commercial application of Watson in Africa. IBM’s Watson is a groundbreaking computing platform able to interact in natural language. By tapping into the power of Watson, Metropolitan Health aims to transform health advisory services to its customers. This is a significant move to enhance and personalise …
Medtronic CoreValve System Shows Exceptional Outcomes and Valve Performance in TAVI Patients Treated Via Direct Aortic Access
10/13/2014 12:13:35 PM
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today announced positive data from nine European centers in a study of the direct aortic approach (through the upper chest) with the CoreValve® System is a safe and effective alternative for aortic stenosis patients at increased risk for surgery who are not suitable for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) via the standard transfemoral …
Lyme Patients Infiltrate IDWeek Medical Conference, Call on IDSA Members for Help
Lyme Patients Infiltrate IDWeek Medical Conference, Call on IDSA Members for Help
10/10/2014 4:26:42 PM
Lyme disease activists launched a back-to-back vigil and protest at the IDWeek medical conference to draw attention to their plight and call on the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) to update its controversial guidelines for Lyme. While dozens of activists and supporters converged on the convention center for the Friday evening vigil and Saturday protest, …
Philips to showcase new solutions for connected health at Dreamforce 2014 event
10/10/2014 8:22:08 AM
  Royal Philips  ;(NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) today announced details of its participation in the Dreamforce 2014 conference in San Francisco, Calif. October 13-16, demonstrating its commitment to connecting care from hospital to home with digital solutions and services that span the health continuum. As the featured health technology company in the Dreamforce Health and Life …
Medical Information Records, LLC Certifies Cloud Based Anesthesia Information Management Solution for Allscripts TouchWorks® EHR via Allscripts Developer Program
Medical Information Records, LLC Certifies Cloud Based Anesthesia Information Management Solution for Allscripts TouchWorks® EHR via Allscripts Developer Program
10/9/2014 6:48:59 PM
Today, Medical Information Records, LLC (MIR), creator of AnesthesiaOS, a leading Anesthesia Information Management System (AIMS) announced it has joined the Allscripts Developer Program (ADP) and has integrated its solution to Allscripts TouchWorks® EHR.  MIR’s ADP certified application, AnesthesiaOS , offers a robust, one of a kind AIMS built for simplicity, intuitiveness …
American Cancer Society Awards New Research and Training Grants
10/9/2014 5:33:24 PM
The American Cancer Society, the largest non-government, not-for-profit funding source of cancer research in the United States, has awarded 83 national research and training grants totaling $44 million in the second of two grant cycles for 2014. The grants will fund 83 investigators at 50 institutions across the United States; 73 are new grants while 10 are renewals of …
Nationally Recognized Lung and Esophageal Surgeon Rodney Landreneau, M.D., Joins Allegheny Health Network to Lead Division of General Thoracic Surgery
10/8/2014 4:02:09 PM
Rodney J. Landreneau, MD, a nationally recognized thoracic surgeon known for his expertise in the treatment of advanced diseases of the lung and esophagus, has returned to Pittsburgh to join the Allegheny Health Network.  Dr. Landreneau, who most recently served as Medical Director of the Ochsner Health System Cancer Institute in New Orleans, brings to Allegheny Health …
Logic PD Expert Featured at MD&M Conference in Chicago and Minneapolis
10/8/2014 2:07:49 PM
Connectivity and interoperability between devices has become the one of the most pressing issues within the medical device community. At the upcoming MD&M Conferences in Chicago (Oct. 15-16) and Minneapolis (Oct. 29-30), Logic PD , a product innovation and realization company for connected devices will be sharing its perspective on the topic.   “As medical devices move …