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Athletes Warned Against Potential Dangers of Natural Supplements

2022 27 Jan

“Nutritional supplements are commonly viewed as risk-free substances that may improve performance,” states the paper. “Some nutritional supplements, including various plant and ‘natural’ extracts, may pose a serious health risk and athletes may even risk contravening anti-doping rules.” “Athletes who use supplements often have no knowledge regarding... Read more

IT Management

American Hospital Collaborates with Siemens Healthineers as key Technology Partner

2022 26 Jan

The UAE’s leading healthcare provider, American Hospital Dubai, has partnered with Siemens Healthineers, a global leader in pioneering medical technologies for advanced solutions in Diagnostic Imaging and Lab Diagnostics equipment. With American Hospital’s goal of providing world-class medical service to the community, the hospital always adopts... Read more

IT Management

Francisco Partners to Acquire IBM’s Healthcare Data and Analytics Assets

2022 22 Jan

Upon close, acquisition to position new standalone company for next phase of growth. Armonk, NY and San Francisco, CA – January 21, 2022 – IBM (NYSE:  IBM ) and Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses, today announced that the companies have signed a definitive agreement under... Read more

Executive Health Management

Thermo Fisher wraps up $17.4 billion deal for Wilmington-based PPD

2022 21 Jan

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Wilmington-based global contract research organization PPD. The $17.4 billion deal was finalized in December. Thermo Fisher – which supports life sciences research by helping customers solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and therapies or increase the productivity... Read more

ICU Management

Masimo SET® Pulse Oximetry has No Difference in Accuracy with Skin Color

2022 17 Jan

Masimo  has announced the findings of an abstract presented last Saturday at the Society for Technology in Anesthesia2022 Annual Meeting, which reviewed retrospective pulse oximetry data and concluded that there was no clinically significant bias based on ethnicity for black and white volunteer subjects monitored with Masimo SET® pulse oximetry and... Read more

ICU Management

Getinge Appoints New Presidents for Two Business Areas and Members of the Executive Team

2022 17 Jan

Getinge appoints new Presidents for two business areas and members of the Executive team. Elin Frostehav is appointed President Acute Care Therapies and Eric Honroth President Life Science starting April 1, 2022. Elin Frostehav has been appointed President Acute Care Therapies and member of the Getinge Executive team. Elin currently serves... Read more

Cardiology Management

Vascular Surgeon Successfully Completes First Procedure of its Kind at Leominster Outpatient Center

2022 14 Jan

Vascular surgeon and founding member of The Vascular Care Group Dr. Stephen Hoenig (far right) with his team, including Dr. Sebastian DiDato (second from left), who recently helped him successfully complete a percutaneous femoral-popliteal artery bypass at the Leominster location, the first procedure of its kind in the state in an outpatient setting.... Read more

Executive Health Management

New Vaxzevria Data Further Support its Use as Third Dose Booster

2022 13 Jan

New data from ongoing trial showed increased antibody response against Beta, Delta, Alpha and Gamma variants following third dose booster with Vaxzevria Additional analysis showed increased antibody response to Omicron after a third dose   Positive results from a preliminary analysis of an ongoing safety and immunogenicity trial... Read more

Executive Health Management

Esaote Signs Up to the United Nations Global Compact and Consolidates its Model for Sustainability

2022 13 Jan

Human rights, employment, the environment and the fight against corruption are the pillars behind the 2030 Agenda and Esaote’s commitment to positioning its business within the multidisciplinary One Health approach. Genoa, January 13th, 2022 – The Board of Directors of Esaote , a leading Italian company in the biomedical sector – in ultrasound,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Pfizer CEO Says Omicron-Targeted Vaccine is Most Likely Outcome

2022 11 Jan

Pfizer Inc Chief Executive Albert Bourla said a redesigned COVID-19 vaccine that specifically targets the Omicron coronavirus variant is likely needed and his company could have one ready to launch by March. Bourla said Pfizer and partner BioNTech SE are working on both an Omicron-targeted vaccine version as well as a shot that would include both... Read more

Executive Health Management

Affidea expands, Investing in Outpatient clinic in Italy, Through acquisition of Promea SpA

2022 10 Jan

Affidea , the largest European provider of diagnostic imaging, outpatient and cancer care services continues to invest in Italy and has today announced the 100% acquisition of Promea Center, a renowned outpatient provider in Piedmont region, Italy, specialized in outpatient services, day surgery and genetics. This acquisition is the first... Read more

IMAGING Management

TeleRay and Radiobotics Partner to Provide Radiology AI on Telehealth Platform

2021 28 Dec

In the United States, 23% of all adults—over 54 million people—have arthritis and x-rays are often used to diagnose these patients. With this partnership Radiobotics will provide its FDA-cleared technology, RBknee™ for users of the TeleRay platform to automatically analyse knee x-rays for signs of osteoarthritis. Tim Kelley, TeleRay CEO believes... Read more

ICU Management

Sedana Medical Receives IND Approval for US Trials

2021 23 Dec

Sedana Medical AB (publ) has announces that the company has received Investigational New Drug (IND) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate phase III pivotal clinical trials with its Sedaconda products in the United States. Sedana Medical is aiming for a combination registration of the medical device Sedaconda ACD and... Read more

Executive Health Management

Healthcare Transformation and Innovation takes centre stage at Arab Health

2021 23 Dec

For the first time, Healthcare Transformation Talks will take place on the show floor, alongside the biggest disrupters in the healthcare industry with world-renowned experts, innovators, and industry leaders discussing the latest innovations in the sector. Dubai, United Arab Emirates,21December2021 :The MENA region’sleading exhibitionfor... Read more

Executive Health Management

Pfizer Receives U.S. FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Novel COVID-19 Oral Antiviral Treatment

2021 22 Dec

PAXLOVID™ (nirmatrelvir [PF-07321332] tablets and ritonavir tablets) is authorized for emergency use in both high-risk adults and high-risk pediatric patients 12 years of age and older weighing at least 40 kg EUA based on clinical data from EPIC-HR study, showing PAXLOVID reduced risk of hospitalization or death by 89% (within three days of symptom... Read more

ICU Management

Sedana Medical Applies for Market Approval in Italy

2021 22 Dec

Sedana Medical AB (publ) has announces that the company has submitted an application for market approval for Sedaconda (isoflurane) for inhaled sedation in intensive care in Italy. “With the application in Italy, we are hoping to bring our Sedaconda products to yet another important European market. Having received market approval in 14 European... Read more

IT Management

Mergers: Commission Approves Acquisition of Nuance by Microsoft

2021 22 Dec

The European Commission has approved unconditionally, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of Nuance Communications, Inc. (‘ Nuance ') by Microsoft Corporation (‘ Microsoft '). The Commission concluded that the transaction would raise no competition concerns in the European Economic Area (‘EEA'). Nuance is a transcription software... Read more

IMAGING Management

FDA Clears Koios Medical Smart Ultrasound® AI Software for Thyroid and Breast Cancer Diagnosis

2021 21 Dec

AI enabled software cleared for use by physicians interpreting ultrasound exams. Improves cancer detection with fewer false positives and avoidable procedures. NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, December 20, 2021 / EINPresswire.com / -- Koios Medical , a fast-growing developer of medical device software, announced it received... Read more

IT Management

Oracle Buys Cerner

2021 21 Dec

Oracle Corporation  (NYSE: ORCL) and Cerner Corporation today jointly announced an agreement for Oracle to acquire Cerner through an all-cash tender offer for $95.00 per share, or approximately $28.3 billion in equity value. Cerner is a leading provider of digital information systems used within hospitals and health systems to enable medical professionals... Read more

IMAGING Management

Carestream Health Improves Service Delivery for Customers in Medical Imaging

2021 14 Dec

Global Service Transformation Wins Project of the Year Award from PMI Rochester Carestream Health recently completed a significant company-wide business transformation aimed at improving  service delivery and support  to its medical/radiology customers, which in turn helps them to provide more reliable and complete imaging support for their... Read more