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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 (MSSP), fully 20 percent of all MSSP savings in 2015, according to the ACO Financial Report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

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).

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 search for his successor, and Mr. Dinkins will continue to serve as executive vice president and chief financial officer for up to six months or such earlier date when his successor is named.

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. 

WOBURN, Mass.--()--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.--()--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.

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 healthcare providers.

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 implantable electronic device (CIED) implantation. The Zip also demonstrated greater uniformity in closure technique, with no compromise in cosmetic outcomes or patient safety.

 

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.

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 readmissions, patient downturns and contracts with insurers that pay less than the cost of providing care. Yet only 31 percent of hospitals have used the technology for more than a year, and 19 percent have no plans to do so.

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Longtime Cerner client Sharp HealthCare, a leading health care provider in San Diego, has selected Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, to extend its electronic health record (EHR) to Sharp Community Medical Group, one of two affiliated medical groups.

FARMINGDALE, N.Y.Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), an international surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products for spine surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, skull based surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, announced that, effective September 2, 2016Michael A. McManus, Jr. is resigning as a Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Misonix and retiring as the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer.

CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) today launched an enhanced version of its Health Workforce Mapper to further help physicians and other health care providers improve patient access to care. 

AT&T may already be providing your cellphone service, but now it’s delivering connectivity for wearable medical devices as well. A new partnership between Biotricity, a medical diagnostic and consumer healthcare tech company, and AT&T means that the service provider is now responsible for granting “near real-time connectivity for [Biotricity devices’] data transmission.”

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cianna Medical, Inc. today announced the company has received an additional FDA 510(k) clearance for the SAVI SCOUT® radar localization system, allowing the reflector to be placed at the lumpectomy site up to 30 days prior to surgical removal. SCOUT®, the first medical device to use radar in human tissue is a tool for localizing and directing the removal of non-palpable breast lesions. 

Frisco and Dallas, TX – August 11 –  HITRUST and Children’s Health, the leading pediatric health care system in North Texas, are working together to launch HITRUST CyberAid in an effort to help smaller healthcare organizations—specifically physician practices with less than 75 employees—address growing cyber risks and information protection challenges by providing them with a cyber security solution designed to support their small business environment. These organizations represent a crucial component in protecting today’s healthcare ecosystem  and are struggling to deploy effective information security technologies and employ effective security management practices.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — August 11, 2016 — OmniVision Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced the OVM6946, its first wafer-level camera module for medical applications. With a compact size of 1.05 mm x 1.05 mm, the 1/18-inch OVM6946 is well-suited for minimally-invasive endoscopes. Built on OmniVision’s OmniBSI+™ pixel architecture, the OVM6946 is the industry’s most cost-effective single-chip imaging solution for single-use endoscopes.

Edison, NJ (July 18, 2016) – For the second consecutive year, JFK Medical Center is proud to be recognized as one of the nation’s Most Wired™ Hospitals. The designation is based on survey results designed to measure the level of information technology (IT) adoption in U.S. based hospitals and health systems. 

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OmniComm Systems, Inc. (OmniComm) (OTCQX:OMCM), a global leading provider of clinical data management technology, today announced that one of the top 5 medical research universities in the US, selected OmniComm TrialMaster® EDC and related services to conduct a series of clinical studies over a five year period. 

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