GlobalMed®, the industry leader in real-time healthcare delivery systems based in Scottsdale, Arizona, has received government authorization to sell its TotalExam™2 Examination Camera in Australia. Approval from the ARTG means that Australian healthcare providers now have access to the easy to use, easy to hold camera to capture images in their remote settings.
Medical materials manufacturer Fort Wayne Metals has deepened its commitment to serving the Israeli medical device industry by entering an exclusive representation agreement with S.A. Saguy. The new partnership gives Israeli customers easier access to Fort Wayne Metals’ expansive portfolio of high-quality precision wire, strands and cables, and component assemblies for medical devices. “We have been active in Israel for many years now,” explains Bob Myers, Chief Commercial Officer of Fort Wayne Metals. “We’ve seen a large number of small, innovative start-ups, making Israel an incubator for medical technology.
Corizon, the nation’s leader in correctional healthcare solutions, announced that its Vice President, Patient Safety Officer, Dr. Rebekah Haggard, has received a new sub-specialty certification in Patient Safety and Risk Management from the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP). Haggard first became certified in Health Care Quality and Management by ABQAURP in 2010. ABQAURP is the nation’s largest organization of interdisciplinary healthcare professionals, dedicated to providing healthcare education and certification for physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
Nonin Medical announced today that its EQUANOX™ Advance Model 7600 Cerebral/Somatic Oximetry System for adult and pediatric patients was one of only 20 products featured at the Premier healthcare alliance’s Innovation Celebration in Nashville, Tenn. Premier is a hospital-owned performance improvement alliance of more than 2,600 hospitals and 84,000 other care sites nationwide. Premier’s annual Innovation Celebration recognizes advances in healthcare and industry suppliers who are committed to innovation and improving patient outcomes. Products were selected by a committee of clinicians and other Premier alliance members based on the products’ uniqueness, ability to have an impact on an unmet medical need and potential to positively impact patient care.
HP have announced that Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest health charity, has selected HP technology to ensure that all its facilities deliver the same high standards of patient care. A robust, high-performance HP Converged Infrastructure based on HP CloudSystem and HP Storage offer a centralized infrastructure-as-a-services platform that will help Nuffield Health deliver efficient, cost-effective healthcare services to 300,000 people a year. Nuffield Health operates more than 300 facilities across the UK, including 31 private hospitals, 65 fitness and well-being centers, and six medical centers.
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Every minute-and-a-half in the U.S., and every 45 seconds in Europe, a person dies as a result of a sudden cardiac arrest1,2 – if you witnessed a cardiac arrest, what would you do?
Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is today launching the Save Lives website (www.SaveLives.net), an online campaign to inform people across the world about sudden cardiac arrest and to empower them to act. Using award winning design to provide user-friendly information on key aspects of the condition, www.SaveLives.net aims to educate people on the importance of acting quickly when someone suffers from a sudden cardiac arrest. It includes advice on the use of automated external defibrillators (AED), which are simple to use, available in an increasing number of public places and when used correctly with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), significantly increase the chances of saving a life. It is estimated that globally, approximately seven million people die of sudden cardiac arrest every year,3 including an estimated 325,000 deaths in the U.S. and 700,000 across Europe.1,2
Xact Healthcare Solutions to Resell Atigeo’s xPatterns Computer-Assisted Coding solution.
Atigeo™, a compassionate technology company delivering a revolutionary big data cloud software platform, announced today a partnership to resell their xPatterns Computer-Assisted Coding solution with Xact Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a management consulting firm performing in-depth reviews of hospital and physician practice business processes. “Atigeo is delighted to have Xact on-board as a reseller of our xPatterns Computer-Assisted Coding solution,” said Christopher Burgess, chief operating officer and chief security officer at Atigeo.
A 51-year-old male became the first person to benefit from a radiation therapy technique that provides exceptional precision and high-speed delivery. Clinicians at St. James's University Hospital used Elekta's Agility™* multileaf collimator (MLC) and Elekta Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT) to treat the patient's tongue cancer. The combination of the two innovations reduced the time it takes to deliver the radiation beams from five minutes down to just two minutes. Recently released for sale across Europe, and with 510(k) clearance in the U.S., Agility is Elekta's revolutionary new MLC.
Health Robotics have announced that both Regina General Hospital and Pasqua Hospital from Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region (Saskatchewan) purchased 2 Health Robotics' i.v.STATION Robots through Health Robotics' exclusive partner Sandoz Canada, after Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region's extensive due diligence, site visits, and 1Q2012 direct comparisons between Canadian-based Intelligent Hospital Systems' RIVA and i.v.STATION. Gaspar DeViedma, Health Robotics' Executive Vice President, stated: "This is certainly not the first time (nor do we expect it to be the last) where Health Robotics' competitors with outdated technologies [such as Intelligent Hospital Systems/RIVA or Loccioni/APOTECAchemo] dispute open-tender decisions and lose their appeals to such Public Tenders.
d-Wise Technologies, a leading life science and healthcare technology solution provider and Futrix Health, a leading healthcare business analytic software solution provider, announced today that they have signed a formal partnership to provide consulting, implementation and integration services for Futrix Health - a Risk-Management Solutions Platform - throughout the United States and Europe. Futrix Health is a revolutionary data analysis solution for payers, providers, and…
Earlier this year, Palmetto GBA announced new medical prepay audits based on certain HIPPS codes that have the highest denial rates. While they have internally identified the top 20 HIPPS groupings with the highest denial rates, they have currently published and set up pre-pay audits for two code groupings. When an End of Episode (EOE) claim is submitted using one of these two HIPPS groupings,…
dashboardMD, a leading provider of business intelligence reporting solutions for healthcare, announced today that it has formed a strategic partnership with e-MDs, a leading provider of electronic health records (EHRs) and practice management (PM) solutions. dashboardMD provides healthcare analytics via daily dashboards and intelligent reporting solutions that redefine how healthcare practices manage their business by completely automating revenue cycle monitoring.
CitiusTech, a leading provider of healthcare technology solutions and consulting services, today announced it has integrated its BI-Clinical platform with SAP® BusinessObjects™ business intelligence (BI) solutions - including SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence®, SAP BusinessObjects Explorer® and SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards software; and SAP BusinessObjects Mobile and SAP BusinessObjects Explorer mobile apps - to offer advanced BI and analytics capabilities to healthcare organizations.
Sentry Data Systems, Inc. is reaching out to the 340B community to address concerns regarding Covered Entities (CEs) meeting the requirements stated in the Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA's) recently released GPO Prohibition Policy guidance. Sentry has been consistently proactive in monitoring 340B policy updates and is dedicated to providing 340B software technology that operationally meets and exceeds marketplace needs and demands.
With a primary mission of helping payers and corporations understand and navigate the complex post-reform world of healthcare and achieve sales and quality objectives, an executive-level team of leading healthcare, pharmacy and employee benefit veterans has announced the expansion of Bentelligence.
Last May, IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced the expansion of its Health Analytics Solution Center. Located in Dallas, the center is adding new technology and has doubled the number of healthcare solution architects and technology specialists working at the center. Teams there are working to help physicians connect smart phones, tablets and other devices to electronic medical records (EMRs) while also helping healthcare providers build new…