Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

World's Smallest Pacemaker Licenced for Canadian Patients

October 27, 2016

The Medtronic Micra™ Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) is the First Leadless Pacemaker Licenced in Canada BRAMPTON, ON, Oct. 22, 2016 - Medtronic Canada, a subsidiary of Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), today announced it has received a Health Canada licence for the world's smallest pacemaker, the Medtronic Micra™ Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS). The Micra TPS is the first Health Canada... Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

On-Site Drug Testing Cups target hotel industry.

October 27, 2016

Used for pre-employment screening, FDA-approved QuikScreen Drug Testing Cups detect drugs such as Amphetamine, Cocaine, Opiates, Tri-cyclic Antidepressant, Propoxyphene, and Methamphetamine in urine samples within 5 minutes. CLIA-waived products do not require any handling or manipulation to activate test. Providing 18-24 month shelf life, each cup includes temperature strip and identification label. Leak-proof design enables positive specimens to be shipped to laboratory for GC/MS confirmation. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

BIDMC: Digital microscope Helping Hearts

October 26, 2016

Researchers at Harvard University get a better look at heart disease and other ailments with fluorescent microscopy from KEYENCE.The genetic disorder Noonan syndrome (NS) causes a host of problems in humans. Growth and musculoskeletal abnormalities, distinctive facial features, issues with the lymphatic system, bruising and bleeding are all associated characteristics of NS, but the most serious... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

SL Power Presents Highly Efficient Power Supplies for Medical, LED Lighting, Test and Measurement Applications at Stand 263 During Electronica 2016

October 24, 2016

Powering Critical Solutions is the Theme for 4-day Munich Show VENTURA, Calif. — SL Power Electronics, an industry leader in the designing and manufacturing of high-efficiency power supplies, will showcase their families of AC/DC power solutions for a wide range of medical, LED lighting and entertainment systems and test and measurement applications during electronica 2016 in Hall A3, Stand... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

The Behind-the-Scenes

October 19, 2016

Buttons. Keyboards. Touch Pads. We spend so much of our life interacting with machines that we rarely stop to notice how the interaction is taking place. You may push an on/off switch to start the photocopier. You may punch a sequence of keys at your ATM to get cash. But did you ever stop to think what is allowing you to communicate your desires to the machine? Printec, a Fullerton, CA-based... Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

New/Refurbished Urinalysis Analyzers accelerate accurate lab work.

October 19, 2016

New and refurbished urinalysis analyzers include models from such manufacturers as Bayer, Siemens, and Stanbio. These products offer broad menu of tests for diverse medical conditions and diseases. Reagents, controls, and consumables as well as service contracts may be available, and refurbished models come with 90-day parts warranty. All instruments accelerate accurate results for labs and enable proper diagnostic and therapeutic decisions.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Medical ATX PC Power Supply carries multiple agency approvals.

October 18, 2016

In addition to China Compulsory Certification (CCC) and Korea Certification (KC) agency approvals, TMPC-700 carries UL, cUL, TUV, CE, and CB agency approvals. Product complies with ATX12V standards as well as 80 PLUS Bronze high efficiency and meets 4th edition EMC standards. Available DC voltage outputs and max loads are +3.3 V/24 A, +5 V/30 A, quadruple +12 V/16 A, -12 V/0.5 A, +5 Vsb/3.5 A and -5 V/0.2 A, and max total output is 700 W; combined output of +3.3 and +5 V is limited to 180 W. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Services

3D Systems Healthcare Solutions Advance Treatment of National Sled Hockey Champion

October 17, 2016

Precision healthcare and medical 3D printing solutions enable surgery to alleviate pain caused by spinal deterioration LITTLETON, Colo. - 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today the successful spinal surgery of national sled hockey champion Mark Weimer, aided by 3D Systems’ proprietary digital manufacturing workflow for healthcare. The complicated 15-hour surgery was performed by Dr. George... Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Vestagen Awarded VESTEX® Active Barrier Healthcare Worker Uniform Contract with Premier, Inc.

October 17, 2016

Join the Free Quality Improvement Webinar Co-sponsored by Vestagen and the AHA Solutions Signature Learning Series™ on October 19* ORLANDO, Fla. - Vestagen Protective Technologies, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a group purchasing agreement for healthcare worker uniforms with Premier, Inc., effective October 1, 2016. The new agreement allows Premier members, at their... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

AC/DC Power Supplies deliver 360 W in 4 x 6 in. footprint.

October 17, 2016

With 90–264 Vac input, PPWAM360 Series includes 5 single output models rated at 12, 24, 28, 48, and 54 Vdc. Power supplies meet Body Floating rated output requirements, are Class I rated, and have UL/EN60601-1 3rd Edition Medical and UL/EN60950-1 2nd Amendment ITE approvals. Operating from 0–70°C, units are 90% efficient at 230 Vac with <100 µA at 264 Vac earth leakage current, 2X MOPP primary to secondary isolation, and short circuit/overload/overvoltage protection. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

MRI Interventions' ClearPoint® Neuro-Navigation System to be Featured at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons ("CNS"), in a Hands-On Workshop Entitled, "Laser Ablation Surgery Practical Clinic"

September 29, 2016

ClearPoint System’s one-room procedural workflow addresses intra-hospital transportation risk and patient comfort IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2016 - MRI Interventions, Inc. (OTCQB:MRIC) today announced that its ClearPoint Neuro Navigation System will be utilized at a Practical Clinic entitled “Laser Ablation Surgery: Opportunities, Indications, Technique and Outcomes” during the Congress... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

CytoSorbents Expands CytoSorb® into Iran with Partner Arsak

September 27, 2016

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J. - CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSO), a critical care immunotherapy leader commercializing its flagship CytoSorb® cytokine adsorber to treat deadly inflammation in critically-ill and cardiac surgery patients around the world, today announced that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Armaghan Salamat Kish Group (Arsak) to distribute CytoSorb® for... Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

CIVCO Radiotherapy to Exhibit Patient-Centric Positioning & Motion Management Solutions at ASTRO 2016

September 26, 2016

CORALVILLE, Iowa - CIVCO Radiotherapy will exhibit their patient-centric positioning and motion management solutions in booth #10001 to attendees of the 58th Annual American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Meeting in Boston, September 25 – 28, 2016. The company's team of motion management experts will be in-booth to demonstrate solutions and focus on how to improve patient... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Foot Switches are designed for medical imaging equipment.

September 23, 2016

X-Ray, MRI, and CT device foot switches are designed for facilitated navigation and user comfort and provide reliable control. Customizable for functionality and cosmetics, these ergonomic products are available with up to 14 digital and analog control functions along with choice of cable and connector; powder-coated, pressure die-cast, aluminum consoles; and ratings up to IPX8. Other options include integral carrying handles, console style, wireless operation, and actuator type. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Varian to Showcase Treatment and Care Technology Ecosystem at ASTRO 2016

September 22, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced it will be exhibiting and demonstrating its latest radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatment, care coordination and analytics technologies and software September 25-27 in Boston, MA at the 2016 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting, booth 5063. The company also will be hosting its users meeting on... Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Services

Design Service enables one-surgery, single-day jaw reconstruction.

September 22, 2016

Leveraging digital-to-physical workflow, Jaw in a Day® enables surgeons to perform full jaw reconstruction in one surgery. This patient-specific solution, enabled by VSP® (Virtual Surgical Planning) Reconstruction service, pairs surgeons with engineers who utilize digital CAD/CAM technology to create personalized surgical plan and design patient-specific surgical guides, models, and instruments. Immediate placement of provisional dental prosthesis eliminates multiple surgeries. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Antimicrobial Cord Reel prevents trip hazards in hospitals.

September 22, 2016

Intended for use in hospitals and medical device industry, CE-marked DuraReel uses plugs and cord wire that comply with to every European standard. This power cord reel, made from readily cleanable plastic, has high-impact case and 10 ft of retractable cord. Ability to securely lock cord at any desired length helps prevent trip hazards, and all contact surfaces – housing, ball stop, retractable cord, plug – are molded with antimicrobial additive to protect against mold, mildew and odor. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

BD and Vancive Medical Technologies Launch New Vascular Dressings with CHG Antimicrobial

September 20, 2016

BD ChloraShield™ Dressings are Now Available for a Range of Vascular Access Procedures FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. – BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) and Vancive Medical Technologies™, an Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY) business, today launched a line of transparent vascular dressings with chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) antimicrobial preservative that are designed to enhance patient... Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Varian Selected to Provide Compact Single-room Proton Therapy System for New Oncology Center in Singapore

September 19, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), today announced it has been selected by Proton Therapy Pte., Ltd. (http://www.proton.sg/) to install and service a Varian ProBeam® Compact single-room proton therapy system for a new oncology center in Singapore. Construction of the new center is expected to begin by the end of 2016. In addition to a 10... Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Orthopaedic Surgeons to Use HipGrid Drone at the ICJR 2016 5th Annual Direct Anterior Approach Hip Course

September 19, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY - This September 22-24, the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) will hold its 5th Annual Direct Anterior Hip Course for orthopaedic surgeons in Houston, TX. OrthoGrid Systems, Inc.'s (Salt Lake City, UT) will be in attendance at the meeting for the fourth year in a row. OrthoGrid's presence at the meeting has grown over the past four years. Richard... Read More