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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. 

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Biotricity, Inc. (OTCQB:BTCY), a medical diagnostic and consumer healthcare technology company dedicated to delivering innovative, biometric remote monitoring solutions, has selected AT&T, Inc. as its preferred network partner for providing connectivity to the company’s medical devices.

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Calithera Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:CALA), a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on the development of novel cancer therapeutics, today announced that the first patient has been enrolled in a Phase 1/2 clinical trial assessing the safety and efficacy of CB-839.

Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) July 25, 2016 -- Purview (, the patient-driven medical imaging company, announced today the launch of its new medical image CD burning solution, Purview Publisher ( 

WASHINGTON, D.C. ─ July 5, 2016 ─ The GetMyHealthData initiative today announced commitments from leading health organizations to take concrete steps over the next year to make it easier for patients and families to access and use their electronic health information. 

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), the leading healthcare communications company, today announced that Parkview Health, headquartered in Fort Wayne, Ind., will implement the Vocera Communication Platform in three of its hospitals.  The implementation will include a robust combination of secure text messaging and voice communication on Zebra MC40-HC mobile computers, as well as hands-free voice communication on the wearable Vocera B3000n Badge.

STOCKHOLM – July 7, 2016 ContextVision, the leading provider of medical image processing software, has signed a contract to bring their its world leading ultrasound image enhancement software US PLUSView™ to hand-held iOS-based mobile devices. The move will make advanced image processing software available on small hand-held devices, making ultrasound examinations reachable and affordable to more users outside traditional clinics. 

SAN DIEGO, July 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TearLab Corporation (NASDAQ:TEAR) (TSX:TLB) (“TearLab” or the “Company”), a company that develops and markets point of care ophthalmic in-vitro diagnostics, today recognized Shire plc on its recent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Xiidra™ (lifitegrast ophthalmic solution) 5% for the treatment of signs and symptoms of Dry Eye Disease (DED).

Wellington, NZ, 14th July 2016: Volpara Health Technologies (“Volpara”; ASX: VHT), a digital health company that provides solutions for the early detection of breast cancer, is pleased to announce it has begun the roll-out of its innovative Software as a Service (SaaS) platform with the soft launch of VolparaEnterprise clinical management software, which was foreshadowed in the Prospectus for their IPO earlier this year.

NASHVILLE, TN—June 21, 2016— The IHS reports that network interruptions are the biggest contributor to downtime. The actual cause of downtime, in 40% of cases, can be attributed to equipment failure*. As a result, Network Administrators now rank the quality and reliability of equipment as a top factor influencing purchasing decisions.

On June 13th the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted a new guidance for ethical practice in telehealth and telemedicine. The guidance outlines the new ethical responsibilities of physicians when using telemedicine as opposed to traditional interactions in a medical office or hospital. The new guidance was drafted by the AMA’s Council on Ethics and Judicial Affairs and approved on a vote by physicians across the United States. The American Medical Association saw the new guidance as necessary given the ways recent technological innovations are reshaping communication between patients and physicians.  

ANN ARBOR, MI, USA – June 15, 2016 – Health Level Seven® International (HL7®) and Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE), citing a long history of successful collaboration, today announced that they have renewed their cooperation agreement to advance the goal of interoperability of health information.

BURLINGTON, Mass.--()--Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced Nuance Velocity, a new mobile clinical documentation solution. Nuance Velocity combines real-time speech recognition powered by Dragon Medical, intuitive Smart Templates and transcription services, accessible from a single, secure mobile app to speed documentation and drive efficiency for busy ambulatory clinicians. By offering a choice of documentation methods, Velocity lets physicians decide at the point of care which documentation method improves their speed and documentation quality while freeing them to focus on the patient.

BELGRADE, Mont. and DALLAS, June 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xtant Medical Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT:XTNT), a leader in the development of regenerative medicine products and medical devices and Pinnacle Spine Group, LLC, a developer of innovative spinal fusion solutions, today announced a joint agreement to expand distribution of Pinnacle's InFill® Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion System. Through this agreement, Xtant enters the lateral lumbar interbody fusion market, expanding its spinal hardware portfolio.