Medical Device Network-Updates The latest content updates from the www.medicaldevice-network.com web site http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/ en-us http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/ Medical Device Network-Updates http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Sectra to acquire Denmark’s medical IT services provider it-mark http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssectra-acquire-denmark-it-mark-4562850 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssectra-acquire-denmark-it-mark-4562850 Sweden-based Sectra has announced plans to acquire Danish company it-mark, which sells medical IT services to healthcare providers. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT FDA clears Nipro Diagnostics' True Metrix Air http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-nipro-diagnostics-true-metrix-air-4563216 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-nipro-diagnostics-true-metrix-air-4563216 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted clearance for Nipro Diagnostics' True Metrix Air self-monitoring blood glucose system. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Ion Beam Applications to establish first proton therapy centre in the Netherlands http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsion-beam-applications-first-proton-therapy-centre-netherlands-4561958 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsion-beam-applications-first-proton-therapy-centre-netherlands-4561958 Belgian medical technology firm Ion Beam Applications (IBA) has won a €50m contract from the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) to establish the first proton therapy centre in Groningen, the Netherlands. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Carestream and UBMD begin trials on new diagnostic imaging system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscarestream-ubmd-trials-diagnostic-imaging-system-4561973 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscarestream-ubmd-trials-diagnostic-imaging-system-4561973 Carestream and UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine have initiated clinical trials on a new three-dimensional medical imaging system, Cone Beam CT (CBCT), for use in treating orthopaedic conditions. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT FDA grants 510(k) clearance for Great Basin's GBS molecular diagnostic test http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-510k-clearance-great-basin-gbs-molecular-diagnostic-test-4560618 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-510k-clearance-great-basin-gbs-molecular-diagnostic-test-4560618 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for US-based molecular diagnostics firm Great Basin Scientific's Group B Streptococcus (GBS) molecular diagnostic test. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Optinova Announces Attendance at Various Events http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/contract-services/optinova-ab/pressoptinova-attendance.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/contract-services/optinova-ab/pressoptinova-attendance.html Optinova Group will be attending a range of events during 2015. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 09:02:00 GMT FDA grants clearance for Alcyone's neuro-ventricular MEMS cannula http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-clearance--alcyone-neuro-ventricular-mems-cannula-4559855 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-clearance--alcyone-neuro-ventricular-mems-cannula-4559855 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted clearance for Alcyone Lifesciences' Alcyone MEMS Cannula (AMC), a neuro-ventricular cannula. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Siemens launches new ultrasound system for rapid imaging http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssiemens-ultrasound-system-rapid-imaging-4559770 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssiemens-ultrasound-system-rapid-imaging-4559770 Siemens Healthcare has launched a new portable and compact Acuson P500 ultrasound system, Frosk edition, which will allow rapid imaging in an emergency setting. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Medical Devices and Pharma Packaging Solutions http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/manufacturing/medical-devices-pharma-packaging-solutions/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/manufacturing/medical-devices-pharma-packaging-solutions/ Plastiape offers complete service and solutions and manufactures both standard and tailor made products in a wide range of polymers. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:41:00 GMT Strathclyde and MRC/CSO IHR to test new microphones and hearing aid structures http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsstrathclyde-mrccso-ihr-test-microphones-hearing-aid-structures-4558702 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsstrathclyde-mrccso-ihr-test-microphones-hearing-aid-structures-4558702 The University of Strathclyde, the MRC/CSO Institute for Hearing Research (IHR) and the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, have conducted a research to test a new design using a miniature directional microphone, which is similar to the ear of an insect. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Fresenius Kabi implements Lorax's new EPR compliance system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfresenius-kabi-lorax-epr-compliance-system-4557533 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfresenius-kabi-lorax-epr-compliance-system-4557533 German healthcare firm Fresenius Kabi is implementing a new compliance system from Lorax Compliance in order to meet its extended producer responsibility (EPR) reporting obligations. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Cepheid and FIND's Xpert HIV-1 Qual test receives European approval http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscepheid-find-xpert-hiv-1-qual-test-european-approval-4557587 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscepheid-find-xpert-hiv-1-qual-test-european-approval-4557587 US-based molecular diagnostics firm Cepheid and FIND, a non-profit organisation, have secured CE-IVD status for Xpert HIV-1 Qual, a qualitative 90-minute molecular HIV test. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT FDA grants IDE approval for Moirai to start clinical trial of PIR knee system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-ide-approval-moirai-clinical-trial-pir-knee-system-4556659 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-ide-approval-moirai-clinical-trial-pir-knee-system-4556659 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted investigational device exemption (IDE) approval for US-based implant development firm Moirai Orthopaedics to begin the clinical trial of its Pyrocarbon Implant Replacement (PIR) system. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Vascular Flow Technologies reports positive study results of Spiral Flow AV graft http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvascular-flow-technologies-reports-positive-study-results-of-spiral-flow-av-graft-4556187 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvascular-flow-technologies-reports-positive-study-results-of-spiral-flow-av-graft-4556187 UK-based medical device firm Vascular Flow Technologies (VFT) has reported independent study results showing substantially better primary patency rates for its Spiral Flow arteriovenous (AV) graft compared to a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) graft. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Optinova Releases FEP Heat Shrink Solutions http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/contract-services/optinova-ab/pressfep-heat-shrink-solutions.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/contract-services/optinova-ab/pressfep-heat-shrink-solutions.html Optinova is proud to announce the release of two versions of FEP heat shrink tubing, 1.6: 1 FEP HS and FEP QuickShrink 2.0. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:52:00 GMT Aethlon Medical and UCI enter cancer clinical trial agreement http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsaethlon-medical-uci-cancer-clinical-trial-agreement-4555159 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsaethlon-medical-uci-cancer-clinical-trial-agreement-4555159 US-based therapeutic devices developer Aethlon Medical has entered an investigator-initiated cancer clinical trial agreement with the University of California (UCI), Irvine, US. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Multisorb to Showcase its Intelligent Sorbent Technology at RDD Europe http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/packaging/multisorbtechnologies/pressintelligent-sorbent-technology-rdd-europe.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/packaging/multisorbtechnologies/pressintelligent-sorbent-technology-rdd-europe.html Multisorb Technologies will showcase its sorbent technology for respiratory drug delivery (RDD) devices at RDD Europe in Antibes, France, from 5-8 May 2015. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:07:00 GMT Royal Philips launches CareSage predictive analytics engine http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsroyal-philips-caresage-predictive-analytics-engine-4554496 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsroyal-philips-caresage-predictive-analytics-engine-4554496 Royal Philips has launched a new predictive analytics engine, CareSage, which allows health systems to better monitor and offer care for elderly patients by combining actionable insights with wearable devices and monitoring. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Insulin Angel medication tracker launched on Indiegogo http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsinsulin-angel-medication-tracker-indiegogo-4554129 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsinsulin-angel-medication-tracker-indiegogo-4554129 Insulin Angel, a temperature and proximity tracking device that connects to an individual's smartphone app, has been launched on crowd funding platform Indiegogo. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Tips for Choosing a Prototyping Machine Shop http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/manufacturing/prototyping-machine-shop/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/manufacturing/prototyping-machine-shop/ Choosing the right prototyping machine shop for projects is an important decision in the entire process for entrepreneurs with little experience in dealing with CNC machine shops. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:32:00 GMT