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HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora Receives CMS Five-Star Quality Rating

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora Receives CMS Five-Star Quality Rating

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) has received a five-star rating for overall quality from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in the most recent release of their Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings. This is the second time that TMCA has... - February 01, 2020 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Newly Unsealed Lawsuit in Federal Court Alleges Ongoing Healthcare Fraud by Stanford and Stanford Healthcare in Palo Alto, California

Newly Unsealed Lawsuit in Federal Court Alleges Ongoing Healthcare Fraud by Stanford and Stanford Healthcare in Palo Alto, California

Stanford Hospital, a purported non-profit organization that has been exempt from paying taxes with the sole intent of offering the best service to the residents of Northern California, is listed as the Defendant in a recently unsealed lawsuit in Federal Court alleging Stanford habitually and schematically defrauded its patients under the guise of false surgical billing. The DOJ filed a new Statement of Interest in the case in Federal Court. - January 31, 2020 - GJLaw

DOJ Issues "Statement of Interest" in Stanford Health  Billing Fraud Case

DOJ Issues "Statement of Interest" in Stanford Health Billing Fraud Case

The Department of Justice just lodged a “Statement of Interest” in Federal Court in support of the first publicly litigated false claims action (“FCA”) against Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospitals & Clinics) in more than two decades. The case is captioned United States vs. Stanford et. al. Case No. CV 17-08726-DSF. It is a live case in the Central District Federal Court. The Complaint alleges Stanford engaged in massive government fraud in excess of $468 Million Dollars. - January 30, 2020 - GJLaw

Spine Care Technologies Inc. and Zober Industries Inc. Announce Strategic Alliance

Spine Care Technologies Inc., headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, is pleased to announce its new strategic alliance with Zober Industries, a one-stop source for custom manufacturing and assembly. Located in Croydon, Pennsylvania, Zober has been in business for 50 years and they currently operate... - January 27, 2020 - Spine Care Technologies

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center Named National Pancreas Foundation Center of Excellence

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center Named National Pancreas Foundation Center of Excellence

Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center has been named a National Pancreas Foundation Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer, a designation awarded to premier healthcare facilities that focus on multidisciplinary treatment of pancreas cancer. Swedish is one of only two facilities in Colorado to receive the prestigious designation from the National Pancreas Foundation. - January 26, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

John Roque Appointed Chief Nursing Officer at HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital

John Roque Appointed Chief Nursing Officer at HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) announced the appointment of John Roque, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for TMCA and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital. He will begin his new role on February 3. At TMCA, Roque will be the top nursing executive... - January 21, 2020 - The Medical Center of Aurora

The Medical Center of Aurora Names Dr. Philip Stahel Chief Medical Officer

The Medical Center of Aurora Names Dr. Philip Stahel Chief Medical Officer

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) has announced the appointment of Philip Stahel, MD, FACS, as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for TMCA and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Stahel, a board certified trauma surgeon, has served as Chief Medical Officer at North... - January 14, 2020 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Phlebotomy Career Training Now Incorporates Training in PRP Technology for Dental Implantation Procedures

Phlebotomy Career Training Now Incorporates Training in PRP Technology for Dental Implantation Procedures

The art and science of phlebotomy has now expanded from hospitals and clinics to dental offices and surgical centers. Platelet Rich Plasma has proven effective in expediting the patient's healing process after dental procedures such as tooth implants and bone grafts. The science behind the proper centrifugation and extraction of these precious blood products is now taught at Phlebotomy Career Training, both online and in class. - January 06, 2020 - Phlebotomy Career Training

Patient Safety, EMS Leaders Are Focus of New Webinar Series

Patient Safety, EMS Leaders Are Focus of New Webinar Series

The Center for Patient Safety, in partnership with Ninth Brain, Quick Med Claims, and eServices Platform, has developed the 2020 Road to High Reliability Webinar Series. The continuing education activity is approved by Air Evac EMS Inc., an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education. The webinars also provide EMS and nursing continuing education units (CEUs). - January 06, 2020 - Primaris Healthcare Business Solutions

Varicose Veins Doctors Helps Hundreds of Seniors in New York Struggling with Varicose Veins Through Minimally-Invasive Procedures

Varicose Veins Doctors is one of the leading clinics in New York City. The center provides treatment for vein-related health conditions and works with a highly expert team coupled with state-of-the-art equipment. - December 23, 2019 - Varicose Veins Doctors

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE's Swedish Medical Center Performs First Robotic Minimally Invasive Brain Procedure for Epilepsy

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE's Swedish Medical Center Performs First Robotic Minimally Invasive Brain Procedure for Epilepsy

Epilepsy patients looking for minimally invasive procedures for brain surgery now have a new option at Swedish Medical Center’s level 4 epilepsy center. - December 21, 2019 - Swedish Medical Center

National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match® Applauds Congress for Its Support of Patients with Blood Cancers and Other Diseases

National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match® Applauds Congress for Its Support of Patients with Blood Cancers and Other Diseases

Bipartisan legislation provides record funding for lifesaving cellular transplants and eliminates a Medicare payment barrier for seniors. - December 20, 2019 - National Marrow Donor Program

The Medical Center of Aurora Names Tyler Hood Chief Administrative Officer for Centennial Medical Plaza

The Medical Center of Aurora Names Tyler Hood Chief Administrative Officer for Centennial Medical Plaza

The Medical Center of Aurora has appointed Tyler Hood as Chief Administrative Officer of Centennial Medical Plaza, effective January 6. - December 12, 2019 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Bariatric Plastic Surgery is Booming

Bariatric Plastic Surgery is Booming

The number of patients that have undergone bariatric plastic surgery over the past 18 years has skyrocketed. - December 12, 2019 - Edward Domanskis, MD

New World Medical Named Among the Inland Empire Top Workplaces

New World Medical Named Among the Inland Empire Top Workplaces

New World Medical, a global medical company focused on glaucoma treatment, has been listed in the Inland Empire Top Workplaces 2019 organized by Inland News Group. The Top Workplaces list is based on an anonymous survey administered by the Energage platform, which measures several aspects of... - December 09, 2019 - New World Medical

Northern Optotronics Inc.'s New Dedicated Business Unit Helps U.S. and International Companies Resolve the Difficulty in Providing Repair Service Across Canada

Northern Optotronics Inc.'s New Dedicated Business Unit Helps U.S. and International Companies Resolve the Difficulty in Providing Repair Service Across Canada

Northern Optotronics Inc. (NOI), today announced the launch of its dedicated business unit focused on customized service and repair solutions across Canada for manufacturers and providers of medical equipment, aesthetic, surgical, and industrial lasers. - November 29, 2019 - NOI

JOGO Health to Launch 30 Digital Therapeutics Clinics in Malaysia to Treat Stroke, Pain and Incontinence

JOGO Health to Launch 30 Digital Therapeutics Clinics in Malaysia to Treat Stroke, Pain and Incontinence

The clinics will use the award winning technology developed by two pioneering scientists in the USA that has also been shown to treat 17 other neuromuscular diseases. - November 28, 2019 - JOGO Health Inc.

Dr. Varghese Cherian Joins New York Imaging Specialists

Dr. Varghese Cherian Joins New York Imaging Specialists

New York Imaging Specialists welcomes Varghese Cherian, MD, to its group of board-certified radiologists. Dr. Cherian will be practicing at New York Imaging Specialists’ newest facilities at 1500 Route 112, Building 2A in Port Jefferson Station and 640 County Road 39 in Southampton. Dr. - November 28, 2019 - New York Imaging Specialists

New York Imaging Specialists Announces Grand Opening in Port Jefferson Station

New York Imaging Specialists Announces Grand Opening in Port Jefferson Station

New York Imaging Specialists announces the grand opening of its newest facility, at 1500 Route 112, Building 2A in Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776. New York Imaging Specialists features board-certified radiologists and the most modern imaging equipment. The ACR-accredited facility utilizes... - November 28, 2019 - New York Imaging Specialists

Varicose Veins Doctors Provide Minimally Invasive Treatment Procedures for Varicose Veins

Varicose Veins Doctors is a reputable vein treatment center in Manhattan, NY. The clinic has gained a reputation for its exceptional patient care and a wide range of effective treatment options for vein diseases. Their teams of experts use state-of-the-art equipment to perform complex procedures for pain relief. - November 20, 2019 - Varicose Veins Doctors

Academy Medical Announces That Their Vendor Partner, RenovoDerm Has Been Added to Their DoD DAPA Contract

Academy Medical Announces That Their Vendor Partner, RenovoDerm Has Been Added to Their DoD DAPA Contract

Academy Medical announces that their vendor partner, RenovoDerm has been added to their DoD DAPA contract. Through Academy Medical’s contract, RenovoDerm will market their Phoenix Wound Matrix and Rotium Bioresorbable Wick products to DoD medical facilities. - November 06, 2019 - Academy Medical

OrthoNeuro Spine Surgeon Performs the First Robotics-Assisted Minimally Invasive 2-Level Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery in Central Ohio at Mt. Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital

OrthoNeuro Spine Surgeon Performs the First Robotics-Assisted Minimally Invasive 2-Level Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery in Central Ohio at Mt. Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital

Dr. Ying Chen, OrthoNeuro Neurosurgeon, completed the first robotics-assisted minimally invasive 2-level interbody fusion surgery in Central Ohio. This surgical milestone occurred on October 28, 2019 using the Globus Excelsius GPS Robotic Navigation System. - November 06, 2019 - OrthoNeuro

4th International Conference on Anesthesiologists and Surgeons | Dublin, Ireland |July 13-14, 2020-Allied Academies Ltd.

Anesthesia Conference: The world's largest Surgery Conference and Gathering for the Research Community, Join the Anesthesiology Conference at Dublin, Ireland. - October 30, 2019 - Allied Academies Ltd

Varicose Veins Doctors Now Offers Non-Intrusive Varicose Vein Treatments

Varicose Veins Doctors is a trusted vein treatment clinic in Manhattan, NY. The clinic has made a name for itself by offering exceptional patient care and a selection of effective treatment options for vein diseases. Their teams of experts use state-of-the-art equipment to perform complex procedures for pain relief. - October 25, 2019 - Varicose Veins Doctors

Pristyn Care, a Healthcare Startup, Stands to Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

With the aim to bring down the rising number of deaths due to breast cancer, Pristyn Care, a reputed Healthcare startup for elective surgery and daycare procedure, took the initiative to support Breast Cancer Awareness. On an estimation, the number of breast cancer cases in India alone, in the... - October 23, 2019 - Pristyn Care

Urologist, Dr. Natan Davoudzadeh Joins NY Health

Urologist, Dr. Natan Davoudzadeh Joins NY Health

New York Health is proud to announce that Dr. Natan Davoudzadeh, an esteemed, board-certified urologist, has joined their skilled team of experts in their fields. A urological surgeon, Dr. Davoudzadeh focuses on treating diseases of the genitourinary tract that can affect male and female patients... - October 19, 2019 - New York Health

New Study Confirms TwitchView® Quantitative Monitor for Neuromuscular Blockade is Comparable to Gold Standard Mechanomyography

New Study Confirms TwitchView® Quantitative Monitor for Neuromuscular Blockade is Comparable to Gold Standard Mechanomyography

Blink Device Company announced today that a study comparing the TwitchView® quantitative train-of-four (TOF) electromyography-based monitor to accelerometry and mechanomyography has been published in the journal Anaesthesia (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/anae.14872). The results... - October 18, 2019 - Blink Device Company

Varicose Veins Doctors in New York Offer Advanced Treatments for Spider Veins on the Face

Varicose Veins Doctors is a trusted vein treatment clinic in Manhattan, NY. The clinic has made a name for itself by offering exceptional patient care and a selection of effective treatment options for vein diseases. Their teams of experts use state-of-the-art equipment to perform complex procedures for pain relief. - October 18, 2019 - Varicose Veins Doctors

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Hosts Shave Off Event for Prostate Cancer Research

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Hosts Shave Off Event for Prostate Cancer Research

Swedish Medical Center, located in Englewood, Colorado, joins Bishops Cuts/Color Highlands Ranch to raise money for prostate cancer research through the TUCC Foundation. - October 17, 2019 - Swedish Medical Center

Sky Ridge Medical Center Awarded Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center Certification from The Joint Commission

Sky Ridge Medical Center Awarded Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center Certification from The Joint Commission

Sky Ridge Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark as a Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center. - October 16, 2019 - Sky Ridge Medical Center

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center First in Colorado to Offer Minimally Invasive Surgery to Remove Blood Clot from Brain

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center First in Colorado to Offer Minimally Invasive Surgery to Remove Blood Clot from Brain

New Procedure Quickly Removes Blood from Brain after Intracerebral Hemorrhage. - October 11, 2019 - Swedish Medical Center

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Welcomes New Quality Vice President

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Welcomes New Quality Vice President

Susan Hanlon, MSHSA, BSN, RN CPHQ, brings extensive experience overseeing clinical excellence and quality improvements to the only Level I trauma and burn center in the south Denver metro area. - October 09, 2019 - Swedish Medical Center

The Skin & Wellness Center is Now Offering Innovative Laser-Based Photobiomodulation Hair Regrowth Therapy

The Skin & Wellness Center is Now Offering Innovative Laser-Based Photobiomodulation Hair Regrowth Therapy

The Skin & Wellness Center of Laguna Hills (SWC) is now offering a new, safe, fast, and totally painless hair regrowth therapy utilizing photobiomodulation laser therapies. These include the Excimer Laser (308 nm) and the Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT). The SWC is a leading, comprehensive provider of dermatological and wellness services; featuring holistic nutrition, laser-based therapies, and surgical treatment options. All SWC physicians are board-certified in their medical specialties. - October 01, 2019 - The Skin & Wellness Center

Swedish Medical Center First in Colorado to Use New Treatment for Brain Aneurysms

Swedish Medical Center First in Colorado to Use New Treatment for Brain Aneurysms

Rocky Mountain region neuroscience center of excellence introduces technology to treat challenging aneurysms with positive benefits for patients. - September 30, 2019 - Swedish Medical Center

Ophthalmics, Inc. is Now a Direct Distributor for Akorn Pharmaceuticals

Ophthalmics, Inc. is Now a Direct Distributor for Akorn Pharmaceuticals

Ophthalmics, Inc., a leading wholesale supplier of eye care supplies for ophthalmic and optometric practices, is now a direct distributor for Akorn, Inc. Customers are encouraged to visit Ophthalmics, Inc.’s website at www.shophthalmics.com to find Akorn’s line of industry leading... - September 25, 2019 - Ophthalmics, Inc.

VOS Digital Media Group Now Offering Health Content from Harvard Health Publishing

VOS Digital Media Group Now Offering Health Content from Harvard Health Publishing

Harvard Health Publishing Provides Expert Health Information and Advice. - September 24, 2019 - Icaro Media Group

Dr. Sandip Parikh Joins New York Health

Dr. Sandip Parikh Joins New York Health

New York Health is pleased to welcome Sandip R. Parikh, MD, FACS, a highly-experienced board-certified surgeon, to their team of skilled practitioners. He practices general, breast and colorectal surgery and will be working at the Bayside and New Hyde Park locations. Additionally, he has an office... - September 24, 2019 - New York Health

Swedish Medical Center Receives Healthgrades 2019 Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ for the Fourth Year in a Row

Swedish Medical Center Receives Healthgrades 2019 Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ for the Fourth Year in a Row

Hospital recognized for superior clinical outcomes in gynecologic surgery. - September 21, 2019 - Swedish Medical Center

Utah Medical Device Company Celebrates 25 Years in the Orthopedic Business

Utah Medical Device Company Celebrates 25 Years in the Orthopedic Business

Ortho Development® Corporation Celebrates 25 Years; Utah medical device company celebrates 25 years in the orthopedic business. - September 15, 2019 - Ortho Development

70% Savings Expected on Treating Orthopedic Injuries with Partnership Between Kansas Regenerative Medicine Center, KRMC Physicians, LLC & CPM, Inc.

70% Savings Expected on Treating Orthopedic Injuries with Partnership Between Kansas Regenerative Medicine Center, KRMC Physicians, LLC & CPM, Inc.

Adding KRMC’s Stem Cell Therapy to an employer’s group health benefits can produce a savings of over 70% on orthopedic injuries where, previously, surgery would have been the only option. In addition, Stem Cell Therapy shows reduced absenteeism in the workplace while reducing the risk... - September 11, 2019 - Kansas Regenerative Medicine Center

Academy Medical is Pleased to Announce Their Partnership with Medtronic Spine

Academy Medical is pleased to announce their partnership with Medtronic Spine. Medtronic Spine's extensive portfolio of spinal products will now be available on Academy Medical's SAC Top 18 contract, providing VA clinicians the tools necessary to provide optimum care for veterans. Headquartered in... - September 10, 2019 - Academy Medical

Global Regenerative Group & Kanfit3D Enter Into Distribution Partnership

Global Regenerative Group & Kanfit3D Enter Into Distribution Partnership

Pleased to announce a new distribution partnership between Global Regenerative Group, a company which has developed extensive experience in the most advanced medical device industries, and Kanfit3D. - September 05, 2019 - Global Regenerative Group

Academy Medical's New Partnership with Hans Rudolph, Inc.

Academy Medical has announced a new partnership with Hans Rudolph, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacturer of respiratory valves and respiratory products. Hans Rudolph offers custom designs for Original Equipment Manufacturers, Distributors and Retail Customers. Their innovative... - August 29, 2019 - Academy Medical

The Medical Center of Aurora Announces Participation in National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative

The Medical Center of Aurora Announces Participation in National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora today announced that they have been invited to join the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative (NCSI). Facilities that have adopted the NCSI protocol have shown dramatically increased survival rates for patients with heart attack-induced... - August 28, 2019 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Construction Equipment Operator's Bum Knee "Just Perfect" After Stem Cell Therapy Provided by Kansas Regenerative Medicine Center

Construction Equipment Operator's Bum Knee "Just Perfect" After Stem Cell Therapy Provided by Kansas Regenerative Medicine Center

Orthopedic surgeon insisted that knee replacement surgery was the only way to fix construction equipment operator's bad knee. Stem cell treatment using a patient's own stem cells improved the bad knee and four years later, the knee has given the patient no problems. - August 22, 2019 - Kansas Regenerative Medicine Center

Tina Toulon Joins NYCBS as a Physician Liaison

Tina Toulon Joins NYCBS as a Physician Liaison

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS) proudly welcomes Tina Toulon, an accomplished expert in sales and relationship building, as a physician liaison to its Long Island team. Ms. Toulon will be responsible for NYCBS’ Suffolk and Nassau Counties. Toulon holds skills in collaborative... - August 20, 2019 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

The Medical Center of Aurora Achieves 2019 Healthgrades Women’s Care Awards in Gynecologic Surgery & Procedures

The Medical Center of Aurora Achieves 2019 Healthgrades Women’s Care Awards in Gynecologic Surgery & Procedures

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) today announced that it received a 2019 Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ and, for the second year in a row, a 5-Star Rating for Gynecologic Procedures, from Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information... - August 09, 2019 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Global Regenerative Group Becomes Global Partner for Pharmaceutical Wholesaler Prosupplier GmbH Representing Their CureOs® Synthetic BONE GRAFT

Global Regenerative Group Becomes Global Partner for Pharmaceutical Wholesaler Prosupplier GmbH Representing Their CureOs® Synthetic BONE GRAFT

Global Regenerative Group, developer and global distributor of new and innovative products in the field of Regenerative Medicine, today announces its partnership with Prosupplier GmbH, a pharmaceutical wholesaler with an experienced and specialist team, whose products include CureOs® Synthetic BONE GRAFT. - August 02, 2019 - Global Regenerative Group

Swedish Medical Center Surgeons Perform First Successful Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Using Robotic Guidance Platform

Swedish Medical Center Surgeons Perform First Successful Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Using Robotic Guidance Platform

New technology offers enhanced surgical precision for patients using advanced 3D planning, guidance, and visualization. - July 31, 2019 - Swedish Medical Center

C2Dx Acquires STIC Intra-Compartmental Pressure Monitoring System from Stryker Corporation

C2Dx Acquires STIC Intra-Compartmental Pressure Monitoring System from Stryker Corporation

Critical Care Diagnostics, Inc. is a privately-held medical device company dedicated to providing world class products and service to healthcare professionals, while driving costs out of the healthcare continuum. - June 28, 2019 - C2Dx, Inc.

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