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Thursday 18th June 2015

The Neurology of Orthopedics

Examining the role of the nervous system in traditional 'bone and joint' injuries.

House Votes to Repeal Medical Device Tax

The House voted Thursday to repeal Obamacare’s tax on medical devices, setting the stage for a legislative tweak to the contentious health law that could actually make it through Congress. Forty-six Democrats joined every Republican in the 280...

ACE® Study Evaluates the ElliptiGO Outdoor Elliptical Bicycle

Research Finds ElliptiGO Produces Comparable Heart Rate and Energy Expenditure Response to Running, Meets Fitness Industry Guidelines Since their debut in 1990s, elliptical cross-trainer machines have steadily ranked among the most popular cardio options by gym-goers, but their one drawback is that users are trapped indoors. The ElliptiGO, a bicycle an...

Hocoma’s Valedo® Back Training System Now Also Available for Android

Hocoma, a leader in the development of robotic and sensor-based medical devices for functional movement therapy, today announced the launch of an Android mobile operating system version of their Valedo® App available for free download on Google Play. Valedo is the first wearable medical device for the low back that combines physical sensors with sophistic...

Common surgery for knee pain has no long-term benefits, only risks, study finds

Each year, an estimated 700,000 arthroscopic surgeries are done on the knees of middle-aged and older Americans to relieve chronic knee pain caused by osteoarthritis or a torn meniscus, the cartilage that cushions the knee bone and protects it from wear and tear.The evidence for such surgery has always been weak — only one clinical trial has reported that it benefits patients — yet many s...

MEMIC assists healthcare workers in preventing injuries

PORTLAND, Maine, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- To help reduce healthcare worker injuries through improved safe patient handling, MEMIC is now providing newly designed safe assist belts (commonly referred to as gait belts) free of charge to several hundred of its healthcare policyholders across the Eastern Seaboard. Safety management consultants on MEMIC's healthcare safety service team will h...

Osteo Bi-Flex® Listed As "No. 1 Pharmacist Recommended" Bone And Joint Strengthener By U.S. News And World Report And Pharmacy Times

NEW YORK, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Osteo Bi-Flex®, the leading joint health supplement market leader, has been named the "No.1 Pharmacist Recommended" bone and joint health strengthener by pharmacists surveyed by U.S. News and World Report and Pharmacy Times. Osteo Bi-Flex® received more than 60 percent of pharmacist votes in the bone and joint strengthener category, out-rankin...

DePuy Synthes Companies Announces Five-Year Cooperation Agreement With The AO Foundation

CHIANG MAI, Thailand, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the company has signed a five-year cooperation agreement with the AO Foundation to continue the work they began together in 1960 to deliver world-class professional education and develop new innovations that improve patient outcomes and increase efficiency of care...

Health Care Service Corporation Awarded The National Business Group on Health's Highest Honor in the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® Awards Program

CHICAGO, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation's largest non-investor-owned health insurer, has been awarded the National Business Group on Health's highest honor in its annual Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® awards program. The awards recognize workplace well-being initiatives that have achieved strong engagement leading to improved heal...

Global Dental Unit Industry Report 2015

MUMBAI, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Dental Unit Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Dental Unit industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The Dental Unit market analysis is provided for the international markets including developme...

Wednesday 17th June 2015

EndoVault Receives Meaningful Use 2014 Edition Complete EHR Certification in Ambulatory and Inpatient Setting

Schenectady, NY, June 18, 2015 --(PR.com)-- EndoSoft® announced today that EndoVault® EHR (Electronic Health Record) 3.0 has received Meaningful Use Stage 2 certification as a Complete EHR for use in ambulatory and inpatient settings from InfoGard, an accredited ONC-ACB certification body. EndoVault® EHR certification was done in accordance with the applicable certification criter...

Medical Robotic Systems Market Is Predicted to Grow at CAGR of 12.7%, Will Be Reaching $17,901.5 Million by 2020: Grand View Research, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/18/15 -- The global market for medical robotic systems is expected to reach USD 17,901.5 million by 2020, growing at an estimated CAGR of 12.7% from 2014 to 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing market penetration for healthcare IT is one of the most significant growth drivers for this market. In addition, introduction of adva...

Golimumab shows quality of life benefits for treatment of axial spondyloarthritis

Patients with non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis can experience quality of life benefits with the use of the anti-TNF therapy golimumab.Axial spondyloarthritis, which encompasses both non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis, is a painful and potentially progressive condition that mainly affects the spine and pelvic joints. It causes chronic lower back pain and sti...

PICC Market in Australia Boosts Revenues for C. R. Bard, Teleflex Medical

According to a recent report by iData Research, peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are experiencing vast popularity in the Australian vascular access market due to ease of use, low risk of infection and introduction of power-injectable devices. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 17, 2015 A recent report published by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com) reveals that the peripherally ...

Anika Therapeutics Announces Strategic Collaboration with the Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Research Collaboration to Focus on Innovative Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis Anika Therapeutics, Inc., (NASDAQ: ANIK), a leader in products for tissue protection, healing, and repair based on hyaluronic acid (HA) technology, today announced an agreement with the Institute for Applied

Knee surgery 'waste of time', researchers argue

"Knee surgery is 'pointless and potentially harmful' for thousands of patients,” the Daily Mirror reports. Researchers have looked at previous studies that had compared arthroscopic (keyhole) knee surgery with exercise or sham surgery (placebo) for middle-aged people with knee pain – specifically, knee pain caused by osteoarthritis or a tear in the cartilage, but not those with a ligame...

NBCH Launches National Risk Solution Purchasing Programs

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After payroll, health care benefits are the largest cost for most industries and coupled with the pending excise tax and current reform landscape, it's more critical than ever for employers to focus on value-based benefits programs to achieve better health at lower costs. To help employers accomplish this, the non-profit National Business Coalit...

Dr Raj, Top Beverly Hills Orthopedic Surgeon, will be Screening a Dozen NFL Alumni Players This Weekend

Dr Raj, the top orthopedic surgeon in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles, has been invited to a special event for a dozen NFL alumni players. He will be screening the players for treatment to help with degenerative arthritis and other injuries sustained during their careers for the possibility of performing regenerative medicine with stem cell therapy. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) June 17, 2015 D...

Financing round pulls in $11.5M for CyMedica

A Series A funding round brought in $11.5 million for CyMedica Orthopedics.  -More- 

Talking therapy combined with physiotherapy is preferred option for people with chronic lower back pain

People with chronic lower back pain and related stress could benefit from a form of talking therapy, says research in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. And a combination of talking therapy and physiotherapy to address both the psychological and physical aspects of back pain is the preferred option. Lower back pain is one of the most common […] The post Talking therapy combined with physiotherap...

Icy Hot® SmartRelief™ Named #1 Pharmacist Recommended Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) Brand

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey published by Pharmacy Times and U.S. News & World Report offers good news for people suffering from chronic pain. More pharmacists across the U.S. recommend Icy Hot® SmartRelief™ than any other brand of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) therapy, making it the #1 brand in that classification of their 2015...

Eli Lilly and Company Enters Into Strategic Partnership with Sarah Cannon Research Institute to Develop Investigational Oncology Therapy

INDIANAPOLIS and NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI) today announced a strategic partnership to co‑develop an investigational oncology compound, LY3023414, a PI3K/mTOR dual inhibitor. Under the agreement, SCRI will collaborate with Lilly to provide clinical development expertise and program design, ...

David M. Joyner, M.D., Selected as Senior Vice President and Executive Director of the Andrews Institute

GULF BREEZE, Fla., June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baptist Health Care and the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine are pleased to announce that David M. Joyner, M.D., has been selected as senior vice president and executive director of the Andrews Institute. Dr. Joyner is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Andrews Institute, including physician alignment,...

Tuesday 16th June 2015

EmployerDirect Appoints Shane Foss as Its Chief Operating Officer

AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/15 -- EmployerDirect Healthcare, a leader in value-based healthcare for large employers with self-funded medical plans, is pleased to announce that Shane Foss has been appointed as the company's Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Foss brings 24 years of healthcare experience to his new role, where he will lead EmployerDirect's Provider Network and Care Coordinator t...

Implanet Enrolls First Patient in a Major Multi-Center Clinical Study Led by the Ohio State University

Regulatory News : IMPLANET (Paris:IMPL) (Euronext: IMPL, FR0010458729, PEA-PME eligible), a medical technology company specializing in vertebral and knee-surgery implants, today announces that it has enrolled the first patient in a major multicentric clinical protocol designed to study the medical value provided by the JAZZ Band™ in the treatmen...



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