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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 financial success while helping both doctors and patients to make better healthcare decisions.

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 digital home healthcare applications that improve medical outcomes and reduce health care costs for individuals with chronic and post-acute care needs.

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 by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) in accordance with the SSAE 16 professional standards, and it focuses on a business's controls related to the security, availability, integrity, confidentiality, and privacy of information and systems.

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).

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 technology that alerts clinicians to potential hypotension, or abnormally low blood pressure, in their surgical and critical care patients before it occurs. HPI is only compatible with Edwards' minimally invasive, hemodynamic monitoring solutions.

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 magnetic field of an MRI machine.

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). 

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.

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