13 Sep 2018

RESERVE YOUR ROOM BY OCT. 14 FOR 32ND ANNUAL ACP CONGRESS

    The ACP’s 32nd Annual Congress will convene in Nashville at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel Nov. 8-10 with a new special feature on Sunday, Nov. 11. The exhibit hall will be open nine hours during this Congress, so when you are putting together your conference plan, please include exhibit

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06 Sep 2018

PENUMBRA ACQUIRES 90% OF MVI HEALTH JV, LAUNCHES THROMBECTOMY DEVICES

  Penumbra has acquired 40 percent of the outstanding shares of virtual reality joint venture MVI Health from collaborator Sixense, boosting its interest to 90 percent, and said it launched the Penumbra Jet 7 and Jet D reperfusion catheters. The joint venture intends to commercialize healthcare applications of virtual reality technology,

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27 Aug 2018

CIGNA, EXPRESS SCRIPTS SHAREHOLDERS APPROVE PURCHASE OF THE PBM; CLOSE EXPECTED BY YEAR’S END

  Cigna and Express Scripts shareholders approved the insurer’s $67 billion acquisition of the pharmacy benefit manager in late August. The deal still has to pass a review by the Department of Justice, but the companies said they expect it to close by the end of the year. The deal

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24 Aug 2018

ANGIODYNAMICS TO PRESENT AT TWO INVESTOR CONFERENCES IN SEPTEMBER

  AngioDynamics Inc. a provider of innovative, minimally invasive medical devices for vascular access, peripheral vascular disease and oncology, will present at the following two investor conferences in September:   · Wells Fargo Securities Healthcare Conference at 10:20 a.m. Sept. 6 in Boston. Speakers will be President and CEO Jim Clemmer

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21 Aug 2018

ACUSON SEQUOIA ULTRASOUND COMING TO A CITY NEAR YOU

Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc. is taking its ACUSON Sequoia Ultrasound System on the road with nine stops between Aug. 23 and Oct. 4.   Stops include: August 23: Philadelphia, The Union League August 23: Atlanta, The Westin Buckhead Atlanta August 28: Cincinnati, Hyatt Regency Cincinnati August 30: Detroit, The

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21 Aug 2018

COMPLIMENTARY WEBINAR THURSDAY: IAC VEIN CENTER: ACCREDITATION SIMPLIFIED; STILL TIME TO REGISTER!

  On Thursday, Aug. 23, at 1 p.m. ET, Laura Humphries, RVT, RPhS, Senior Clinical Specialist will present a live webinar (followed by a Q&A session) entitled “IAC Vein Center: Accreditation Simplified”. There’s still time to register!     How to Register Introducing our new and improved IAC Webinar Portal! To register: – Click the

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10 Aug 2018

DON’T BE VEIN: INBOUND CALLS HAVE NEVER BEEN MORE VALUABLE TO YOUR PRACTICE

   By Bruno Tabbi The phone is going through a bit of a renaissance. Even almighty Google concedes that inbound calls to businesses are worth more than web leads, hence their push toward click-to-call. A recent <ital>Harvard Business Review <endital> article noted that calls convert to new business 10 to

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10 Aug 2018

GLOBAL ULTRASOUND DEVICES MARKET ANALYZED THROUGH 2023

           A global ultrasound devices market report has added to the Research and Markets  offering. According to the “Global Ultrasound Devices Market — Segmented by Application, Technology, Type, and Geography – Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018-2023)” report, the market is expected to register a CAGR of about 4 percent during 2018-2023. The

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08 Aug 2018

MEDICAL GROUPS SEE PROGRESS IN CMS’s EHR APPROACH IN HOSPITAL RULE

Medical groups have applauded steps that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services took to ease administrative burden through a new rule on hospital payments, while still pressing the agency for further changes in its approach to electronic health records. On Aug. 2, the CMS unveiled the final version of

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07 Aug 2018

MICROSOFT IS DEVELOPING A GLASSES-BASED BLOOD PRESSURE MONITOR

            Microsoft is developing new blood pressure monitoring technology called Glabella, which comes equipped on a pair of glasses that passively collects physiological data on the wearer, according to a research paper recently released by the company. The paper was written by Christian Holz, Microsoft Research in Redmond; and  Edward J.

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