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Thursday 17th July 2014

Stryker's second-quarter profit meets expectations

July 17 (Reuters) - U.S. orthopedics company Stryker Corp on Thursday reported slightly higher second-quarter profit that was in line with Wall Street expectations on increased sales of reconstructive and surgical products.

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Recognizes Local EMS Providers

HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital honored local emergency medical service (EMS) professions recently with a celebration luncheon and awards ceremony on the hospital campus during National EMS Week. "Our emergency department and entire hospital staff recognize the value, accomplishments, and critical role played by all of the EMS provi...

Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Physician Participates in Olympic Training Program for Select Healthcare Providers

HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Rand, M.D., a primary care sports medicine physician at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital recently participated in a select program for healthcare providers designated to travel with U.S. Olympic teams. The Olympic team healthcare provider training was held at the U.S. Olympic Complex in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the flagship trainin...

U.S. News ranks Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital among best hospitals in Texas and Houston metro area

HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital ranked among the top hospitals in Texas and in the Houston metro area in U.S. News & World Report's 2014 "Best Hospitals" issue, moving its ranking up to No. 7 in the Houston metro area and No. 15 in the state. "Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has grown and expanded over the past 14 years, be...

IMPLANET: Nomination of an International Expert in Healthcare Strategy Advising to the Board of Directors

Regulatory News: IMPLANET (Paris:IMPL) (Euronext: IMPL, FR0010458729, PEA-PME eligible), a medical technology company specializing in vertebral and knee-surgery implants, announces today the decision of the Board of Directors to nominate Mrs. Paula Ness Speers as a new advisor. Based in the US, and drawing on nearly 30 years of experience...

The Building Blocks of a Strong Medical Tourism Presence

With a resilient demand for patients seeking medical treatments abroad in 2014, VisitandCare.com continues to build on its strong medical tourism presence, adding a revenue value of more than $25 million to its partnered providers in the last 3 years. The company believes that sustainability is fundamental to preserving the strong reputation of its brand and continues to invest heavily in its futu...

University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Selects Medline as its Prime Vendor Distributor

Medline brand products, logistics support and supply chain capabilities drive savings for medical center University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (UMC) in Las Vegas, Nev., recently selected Medline Industries, Inc. as its prime vendor distributor for medical and

Lieff Cabraser Announces the Filing of New Lawsuits in the Stryker Hip Replacement Recall Litigation

Wendy Fleishman and Lexi Hazam, of the national plaintiffs' law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, announced today that over the past month 20 hip replacement patients represented by Lieff Cabraser have filed personal injury lawsuits against Stryker Orthopaedics. These suits charge that the company manufactured and sold defective artificial...

Viewpoints: GOP's 'Cynical' Lawsuit Against Obama; Debt Crisis Is Not Over

Los Angeles Times: Just How Cynical Can The House Get In Attacking Obama? There's not much that Republicans like about the 2010 Affordable Care Act, but one thing they particularly dislike is the requirement that employers with 50 or more full-time workers provide comprehensive health insurance. So it's only natural that House Republicans would now be seeking to sue the president for not implemen...

Maureen Tarrant Named President & CEO of Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at P/SL

DENVER, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthONE's Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at P/SL is pleased to announce Maureen Tarrant has been named the new President and CEO effective Monday, Aug. 4. Tarrant will be moving from her current role as President and CEO of Sky Ridge Medical Center to take over the CEO position at Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medi...

International Design Awards Winners Announced – Nautilus Inc. Garners First Place for Bowflex MAX Trainer™

July 17, 2014 – The International Design Awards (IDA) winners for 2013 have been selected, and Nautilus Inc. (NYSE: NLS), has earned a first place award in the Outdoor and Exercise Equipment Competition for its Bowflex MAX Trainer™ project. The Bowflex Max Trainer(TM) combines the motion of an elliptical and stair stepper to help users burn up to 2.5 ti...

Trice Medical Raises $11.6 Million Series B Financing Led by Safeguard Scientifics; Appoints Jeffrey O'Donnell Sr. to Chairman and CEO

Company is pioneering needle-based diagnostic and therapeutic technologies for orthopedics Wayne and King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Trice Medical™, a private diagnostics company focused on micro invasive technologies, today announced that it closed the first tranche of an $11.6 million Series B financing, which was led by Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) with participation from BioSt...

Akebia Therapeutics Appoints Michael Clayman, M.D. and Maxine Gowen, Ph.D. to its Board of Directors

Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKBA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on harnessing the potential of hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) biology to develop and commercialize novel therapeutics to treat kidney disease, today announced that Michael D. Clayman, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Flexion Therapeutics, Inc., and Maxine Gowen, Ph.D., President...

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Selects Supplemental Health Care For RPO Solution

PARK CITY, Utah, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Supplemental Health Care announced today that Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Hollywood, Fla., has selected it to meet hospital expansion healthcare staffing needs through its industry-leading and innovative Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) services. Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital provides treatment to children with medical problems...

Record-Breaking Year for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Man & Woman of the Year campaign

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Chicago man and Los Angeles woman raised $386,284 and $343,962, respectively, to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) mission to find cures for blood cancers and ensure that patients have access to lifesaving treatments.  As the leading fundraisers in the 2014 Man & Woman of the Year campaign, the 24th year for this presti...

The University of Kansas Hospital Selects Health Catalyst's Late-Binding Data Warehouse and Analytics Platform

SALT LAKE CITY and KANSAS CITY, Kan., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Kansas Hospital, a world-class academic medical center and destination for complex care and diagnosis, has selected Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing and analytics, to further improve the quality of care and lower costs. The University of Kansas Hospital is a 707-bed general medical...

Scientists receive $1.05 million in funding from National Psoriasis Foundation for projects

Thirteen scientists received a total of $1.05 million in funding from the National Psoriasis Foundation for projects that aim to identify new treatments and a cure for psoriasis-an autoimmune disease that appears on the skin, affecting 7.5 million Am...

Wednesday 16th July 2014

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Named US News' Best Hospital, #1 in South Florida

Sarasota, FL, July 17, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Once again, Sarasota Memorial Hospital is the only hospital in southwest Florida to make the grade on U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” list. Not only was the hospital ranked among the very best hospitals in the nation for Gynecology care in 2014-15, U.S. News also ranked Sarasota Memorial among the top five hospitals in Flo...

USC, UCLA and UCSF put their heads together to find cures for craniofacial defects

(University of Southern California - Health Sciences) One in every 2,000 babies is born with a skull that can't grow normally. Sections of these babies' skulls are fused together at joints called sutures, constricting the developing brain. For these...

BioUtah Selects Rich Linder as New Board Chair, George Hamilton as Vice Chair

Executive Board of Utah Life Science Association Elects Prominent Utah Serial Entrepreneur and CoNextions Medical CEO as Chair, Intermountain Healthcare Innovation Leader as Vice Chair BioUtah, the industry association for Utah's life science community, today announced the election of Richard J. Linder as chair of its executive board of directors, and...

Germ-Zapping Robots Fight C. diff and MRSA at Mercy Health Saint Mary's

Xenex Devices Credited for Decreasing Healthcare-Associated Infections Health care-associated infections kill more than 75,000 people in the U.S. each year, according to the CDC. To reduce that number locally, Mercy Health Saint Mary's is the first in West Michigan to purchase not one, but two, Xenex UV light disinfection systems, scientifically...

Scientists identify gene linked to fatal inflammatory disease in children

Investigators have identified a gene that underlies a very rare but devastating autoinflammatory condition in children. Several existing drugs have shown therapeutic potential in laboratory studies, and one is currently being studied in children with...

Custom Orthotics a Snap, Thanks to New Spenco Product

Spenco's new “Quickthotics” insoles offer an economical option for treating leg and foot conditions. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 When patients present with foot pain, they usually want immediate relief. Thanks to Spenco, the most trusted name in insoles, doctors can now make a diagnosis and dispense high-quality, durable prescription orthotics in their offices in less than 10 minute...

Telecare Intervention Improves Chronic Pain

A telephone-delivered intervention, which included automated symptom monitoring, produced clinically meaningful improvements in chronic musculoskeletal pain compared to usual care, according to a study in the July 16 issue of JAMA.Read more about Tel...

VertiFlex®, Inc. Announces Publication of Superion® IDE Trial Results

VertiFlex®, Inc., a leading innovator of advanced minimally invasive interventions for spinal stenosis, announces publication of two-year clinical results of the Superion® Indirect Decompression System. Dr. Vikas Patel, from the University of Colorado, and colleagues, reported outcomes from the first 250 patients enrolled in a prospective, multi-center,...


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