Press Releases

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 27, 2016 -- By 2025, chronic diseases may affect an estimated 164 million Americans – nearly half of the current U.S. population. To address this looming crisis, WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) is piloting an in-home telemonitoring program for its…
ALEXANDRIA, VA – AMGA will host its 2016 Institute for Quality Leadership (IQL16) November 15-17 at San Francisco Marriot Marquis in San Francisco, California.  IQL16, “Succeeding under MACRA and Risk-Based Payment,” will focus on how medical groups and integrated systems of care are developing…
RALEIGH, N.C.  ̶  Oct. 24, 2016  ̶  BeeWell, a healthcare technology company, today announced the launch of a custom app for Bariatric Specialists of North Carolina (BSNC), a leading weight loss surgery and non-surgical medical weight loss practice. BeeWell apps are designed to advance patient…
Friday, October 21, Cleveland: For more than 30 years, C. Martin Harris, M.D., has led the movement to apply information technology to healthcare delivery and create better, more efficient systems of care. Now comes a book that shares his vision and explains how information drives clinical and…
Boston – October 20, 2016 –  Orbita today unveiled the industry’s first HIPAA-compliant, cloud-based solution designed specifically to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of connected home healthcare. Organizations using the Orbita platform can easily create, manage and deliver practical…
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – (October 12, 2016) – Zotec Partners (Zotec), an industry leader in revenue cycle and practice management services for hospital-based physician groups and health systems, is pleased to announce it has achieved SOC-2 Security certification. The SOC-2 certification is established…
SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A four-organization biotech group led by San Antonio-based nonprofit BioBridge Global (BBG) has been awarded a $7.8 million contract from the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC). The funds will enable the development of large-scale…
MILAN, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, today announced it received CE Mark for its Acumen Hypotension Probability Indicator (HPI), a breakthrough…
HOUSTON, September 22, 2016 – GuidaBot, LLC, a joint venture between the University of Houston and Fannin Innovation Studio, has received a one-year, $225,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop and commercialize a robotic manipulator designed to work within the powerful…
Recently, both the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed amicus briefs with the US Court of Appeals for Fifth Circuit supporting Teladoc’s case against the Texas Medical Board (TMB). Teladoc has been fighting two TMB regulations: a 2010 regulation that puts…
SANTA ROSA, Calif. – September 20, 2016 – Claret Medical®, an innovator in filter-based cerebral embolic protection technologies, today announced its filing of a marketing application with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for clearance of the Sentinel® Cerebral Protection System (CPS).…
IRVING, Texas – Sept. 19, 2016 – Lightbeam Health Solutions, Inc., a leader in end-to-end population health management solutions, announced today that Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) using Lightbeam technology delivered $83.8 million in savings to the 2015 Medicare Shared Savings Program (…
Phoenix, VA -- September 15, 2016 -- The Phoenix Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System is the first hospitalin Arizona to deploy Xenex LightStrike™ Germ-Zapping Robots™ to destroy deadly germs and bacteria lurking on hospital surfaces that can cause hospital acquired infections (HAI).  The…
FRISCO, Texas, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Integer Holdings Corporation (NYSE:ITGR), a leading medical device outsource (MDO) manufacturer, today announced that Michael Dinkins, executive vice president and chief financial officer, plans to leave the Company. The Company has commenced a…
San Mateo, Calif. – Sept. 13, 2016 – Lumiata, the AI-powered predictive health analytics company, today announced the launch of its Risk Matrix, an advanced predictive tool that calculates an individual’s likely future health state based on associated clinical conditions or diagnoses. The tool…
WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aphios Corporation today announced that it plans to continue its research to develop a cure for HIV/AIDS using combination drugs in targeted ‘nanosomes’ nanoparticles with recent funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH.…
COSTA MESA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cerebain Biotech (OTCQB: CBBT) today announced that the executive team of Cerebain Biotech Corp. is very pleased to provide an update on the progress of its medical device research and development made over the last year and an outlook of 2017.In April 2016,…
GREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- eRAD announced that it has added a new product to its comprehensive suite of imaging workflow solutions. Released today, RADAR Nudge is a bi-directional, secure collaborative messaging tool for communicating patient information among remote…
CAMPBELL, Calif. – September 7, 2016 – ZipLine® Medical, Inc., an innovator in skin closure, today announced results from a study recently published online in Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology (PACE) showing significant efficiencies when Zip® Surgical Skin Closure is used following cardiac…
Two PhD students, who secured sponsorship from leading medical device designer and manufacturer ITL, have revealed progress on the development of ground-breaking medical devices. Tudor Besleaga and Chia-Hung Li are leading their projects at the Institute of Healthcare Engineering at University…
SALT LAKE CITY – Sept. 7, 2016 – Nearly 80 percent of hospital executives believe the future of healthcare could be significantly improved through the use of predictive analytics, a population health management tool that can help providers stay one step ahead of costly problems like preventable…