26 Nov 2017

ACP 31ST ANNUAL CONGRESS – NEW HORIZONS; 810 ATTEND, 350 EXHIBIT

The buzz of energy surrounding the American College of Phlebology’s (ACP) Annual Congress in Austin was undeniable as medical healthcare providers gathered from all over the globe for the four-day event. With more than 810 attendees and more than 350 exhibitors, it was a full house. “The feedback from this

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26 Nov 2017

AVF 30 Years: Past, Present and Looking to the Future

Registration for the 30th Annual Meeting of the American Venous Forum (AVF), Feb. 20-23 in Tucson, Ariz., is underway, and final touches on the program are being made. The site of this year’s event will be the J.W. Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa in Tucson. Detailed information and

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17 Feb 2018

AMAZON PREPARING TO ENTER MEDICAL SUPPLIES BUSINESS

Amazon is looking to increase its medical supplies business and turn the unit into a major supplier to U.S. hospitals and clinics, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The online mega retailer has initiated a trial of a new system testing to see if it can use its Amazon Business

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17 Feb 2018

MERZ NA TO HIGHLIGHT TREATMENTS AT AAD ANNUAL MEETING

  Merz North America aesthetics products including Xeomin, Cellfina, Radiesse, Ultherapy and DeScribe PFD Patch will be featured in oral and online ePoster presentations at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) annual meeting in San Diego, CA, taking place Feb. 16-20. “Each year, AAD provides Merz with the opportunity to

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15 Feb 2018

ANGIODYNAMICS TO PRESENT AT THE BARCLAYS GLOBAL HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE

AngioDynamics, Inc. , a provider of innovative, minimally invasive medical devices for vascular access, peripheral vascular disease, surgery and oncology, has announced that Jim Clemmer, president and CEO, and Michael C. Greiner, executive vice president and CFO, will present at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference at 3:20 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March

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15 Feb 2018

IAC RESEARCH LETTER OF INTENT DEADLINE APRIL 2

  The deadline for submitting a letter of tenant to submit a full research program proposal to be funded by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) is April 2. The IAC Research Committee will be awarding one-year grants or continuation grants up to a maximum of $75,000 (including institutional overhead). This

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08 Feb 2018

16th IVC TO HOST 800+ VEIN CARE SPECIALISTS TO LEARN LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN VENOUS DISEASE MANAGEMENT

  By Larry Storer The International Vein Congress (IVC) will host its 16th annual meeting April 19-21 in Miami Beach, Fla., at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in collaboration with the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS). Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT, who founded the conference and has directed

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30 Jan 2018

ACP OFFERS ONE-DAY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT COURSE

  A Practice Management Course, a one-day series covering topics vital to a vein practice, will be conducted by the American College of Phlebology from 8-5 p.m. March 3 at the Denver Airport Marriott at Gateway Park in Aurora, Colo. Register at https://netforum.avectra.com/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?WebCode=LoginRequired&Site=ACP

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18 Jan 2018

JACKSON HEALTHCARE PUTS DR. TOM PRICE ON ADVISORY BOARD

  Tom Price, MD, who resigned in September as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), has been named to the advisory board of an Atlanta-based staffing firm. Dr. Price, a former orthopedic surgeon and congressman, stepped down from his high-profile post as head of the HHS after only

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17 Jan 2018

SENATE COMMITTEE APPROVES ALEX AZAR TO HEAD HHS

The U.S. Senate Finance Committee voted 15-12 to approve the nomination of Alex Azar to be the next Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Jan. 17. Only one Democrat, Tom Carper of Delaware, assented to Azar’s nomination, joining the panel’s Republicans. The committee vote sets up

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15 Jan 2018

3D-PRINTED LIVING BIOINK CAN FORM “LIVING TATTOOS”

  Researchers at MIT have developed a living bioink for 3D printing that consists of genetically-modified bacteria and a synthetic hydrogel. The material can be printed in a variety of shapes, including as patches or “tattoos” for the skin, and can sense different chemicals, along with changes in pH and

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12 Jan 2018

CENTERLINE BIOMEDICAL  COMPLETES FIFTH STUDY ON IOPS SURGICAL NAVIGATION SYSTEM AT CLEVELAND CLINI

  Endovascular navigation startup Centerline Biomedical has successfully completed a fifth preclinical study at Cleveland Clinic facilities to see how its surgical navigation system, the Intra-Operative Positioning System (IOPS), will perform in the marketplace. The study demonstrated its ability to track IOPS instruments precisely and efficiently with enhanced three-dimensional (3D) visualization and

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