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HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center Opens Enrollment for a Prospective Multicenter Study on Functional Outcomes Following Metastatic Bone Cancer Surgery

HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center Opens Enrollment for a Prospective Multicenter Study on Functional Outcomes Following Metastatic Bone Cancer Surgery

HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center’s (P/SL) Institute for Limb Preservation, in partnership with the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute (Sarah Cannon), opened enrollment for a prospective multicenter study on functional outcomes following metastatic bone cancer... - October 31, 2018 - Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center

Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Catherine Logan Seeing Patients at New OrthoONE Location at HCA/HealthONE's Centennial Medical Plaza

Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Catherine Logan Seeing Patients at New OrthoONE Location at HCA/HealthONE's Centennial Medical Plaza

Beginning October 22, 2018, patients can visit a new OrthoONE location and physician. Catherine Logan, MD, MBA, MSPT will begin seeing patients at OrthoONE at HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Centennial Medical Plaza, a campus of The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA), this month. Dr. Logan is an... - October 22, 2018 - The Medical Center of Aurora

CardioVascular Coalition Commends Bipartisan Lawmakers for Warning Against Proposed Cuts to Revascularization Services

CVC supports bipartisan group of lawmakers for signing letter to CMS opposing the proposed 30% cut in the CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule. - October 19, 2018 - CardioVascular Coalition

Breakthrough Research on Heat Production in Skeletal Muscles by Dr. Frank Diederichs from Oasis Publishers

Dr. Frank Diederichs from Oasis Publishers has done outstanding research on Heat Production in Skeletal muscles using Chemical Thermodynamic Principles. Skeletal muscles are composed of special cells, the muscle fibers, which ‑ on the basis of a coupled reaction ‑ can generate... - October 16, 2018 - Oasis Publishers

Blink Device Company Launches TwitchView™ Neuromuscular TOF Monitor at American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting

Blink Device Company Launches TwitchView™ Neuromuscular TOF Monitor at American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting

Presents Clinical Validation Data Establishing Equivalence to Gold Standard - October 10, 2018 - Blink Device Company

Jewelers Direct Welcomes Orbis International as Charity Partner in Bling for Blindness Benefit Auction

Jewelers Direct Welcomes Orbis International as Charity Partner in Bling for Blindness Benefit Auction

The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital will receive a portion of the funds raised from ongoing auction. - October 04, 2018 - Jewelers Direct

Women Should Consider a Safer Alternative to Silicone Implants, Announces Orange County Plastic Surgeons

Women Should Consider a Safer Alternative to Silicone Implants, Announces Orange County Plastic Surgeons

Women Seeking Breast Implants in Orange County Should be Informed There is a Safer Option Than Silicone. IDEAL IMPLANT® Reduces Risks While Providing a Natural Look and Feel. - September 29, 2018 - Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery

Rose Medical Center Reaccredited with Advanced Certification for Spine Surgery and Total Hip, Total Knee Replacement from The Joint Commission

Rose Medical Center Reaccredited with Advanced Certification for Spine Surgery and Total Hip, Total Knee Replacement from The Joint Commission

Rose Medical Center Orthopedic & Spine Center reaccredited by The Joint Commission and has earned three Gold Seals of Approval®: Advanced Certification in Spine Surgery and Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. - September 28, 2018 - Rose Medical Center

The Vital Public-Private Partnership in Kidney Care

Participants from Congress, HHS, NIH and the Kidney Community to Discuss Advancing Care, Research & Innovation for Individuals with Kidney Diseases, Kidney Failure and Kidney Transplants - September 26, 2018 - Kidney Care Partners

Julien Dagenais, M.D. and Christopher Dru, M.D., Join The Urology Center of Colorado

The addition of the two new urologists/robotic surgeons will bring The Urology Center of Colorado (TUCC) to a total of 18 physicians and 4 advanced practice providers to remain the largest urology group in Colorado. All TUCC physicians are sub-specialists committed to providing excellence at every encounter. - September 21, 2018 - The Urology Center of Colorado

HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Performs First Robotic Assisted Lobectomy

HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Performs First Robotic Assisted Lobectomy

Dr. Sanjay Tripathi performs advanced procedure at Swedish Medical Center, an acute care hospital located in Englewood, Colorado. - September 13, 2018 - Swedish Medical Center

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE Names Ryan Simpson President and CEO of The Medical Center of Aurora and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE Names Ryan Simpson President and CEO of The Medical Center of Aurora and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE has announced the appointment of Ryan Simpson as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital effective October 1, 2018. - September 12, 2018 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Mitre Medical Corp. to Present a Beating Heart Option for Functional MR Repair and Will Present 6-Month Results from the ENRAPT-MR Trial at Two Upcoming European Meetings

Mitre Medical has been invited to introduce the Mitral Touch epicardial annuloplasty system that enables a beating heart option for the surgical treatment of mitral regurgitation during the 9 September Innovator’s Day poster session, as part of the PCR London Valves meeting, to be held... - September 08, 2018 - Mitre Medical

Dan Miller Named Chief Executive Officer of HCA Healthcare’s Methodist Hospital & Methodist Children’s Hospital

Dan Miller Named Chief Executive Officer of HCA Healthcare’s Methodist Hospital & Methodist Children’s Hospital

HCA Healthcare has announced the appointment of Dan Miller as Chief Executive Officer of Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital located in San Antonio, Texas. Miller, currently the President and CEO at HCA/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) and Spalding... - September 08, 2018 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Physician at HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Performs 1,500th Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Physician at HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Performs 1,500th Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Kevin Davis, MD, gynecologic oncology specialist, recently hit a new milestone in robotic surgery at Swedish Medical Center, a 408 bed level 1 trauma center located in Englewood, CO. - September 08, 2018 - Swedish Medical Center

New PAD Task Force Joins Lawmakers in Calling for Policies to Reduce Amputations for Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease

PAD Task Force urges lawmakers to support establishment of intragovernmental workgroup on amputation reduction and oppose proposed Medicare cuts to PAD treatments. - September 06, 2018 - CardioVascular Coalition

Rose Medical Center Named a Best Hospital for 2018-19 by U.S. News & World Report

Rose Medical Center Named a Best Hospital for 2018-19 by U.S. News & World Report

Rose Medical Center Named a Best Hospital in Denver Metro and State of Colorado for 2018-19 by U.S. News & World Report. - September 05, 2018 - Rose Medical Center

HCA/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora Welcomes Vascular Surgeon Omid Jazaeri, M.D.

HCA/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora Welcomes Vascular Surgeon Omid Jazaeri, M.D.

HCA/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) announced that as of August 1, Omid Jazaeri, M.D., RPVI, FACS a board-certified general and vascular surgeon, is seeing patients and performing vascular surgical procedures at TMCA. Dr. Jazaeri’s practice, Cardiothoracic and Vascular... - August 13, 2018 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Cutting Edge Healthcare Announces Addition of Two New Board Advisors

Cutting Edge Healthcare announces the appointment of two new members to its Board of Advisors. - August 08, 2018 - Cutting Edge HC

Sarasota Memorial Ranks Among Nation’s Top 10 Joint Replacement Hospitals

The community health system in southwest Florida is the only hospital in the southeast United States to make Orthopedic Network News' Top 10 Joint Replacement Hospitals list in 2018. - August 08, 2018 - Sarasota Memorial Health Care System

Neurosurgeon Dr. Charles L. Rosen Discusses Fall Sports Safety

Dr. Rosen’s latest video discusses traumatic brain injuries in contact sports, such as football, soccer, rugby, and cheerleading. - August 04, 2018 - BlaineTurner Advertising

Healthgrades Recognizes HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center as 2018 Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ Recipient

Healthgrades Recognizes HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center as 2018 Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ Recipient

HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center today announced that it has been named a 2018 Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ recipient by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. This award places Swedish Medical Center among... - August 04, 2018 - Swedish Medical Center

Revolutionary New Reporting Solution on Display at Sunquest User Group

VoiceOver PRO®, Pathology Reporting Optimized, integrates seamlessly with Sunquest® AP systems, streamlining the reporting process. This innovative new platform offers CoPathPlus® and PowerPath® users a speech-based reporting solution that is simple, flexible, reliable, and efficient. - July 27, 2018 - Voicebrook, Inc.

HCA/HealthONE's The Medical Center of Aurora and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital Name New Associate Chief Nursing Officer

HCA/HealthONE's The Medical Center of Aurora and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital Name New Associate Chief Nursing Officer

HCA/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital announced that Stacy Black, RN, MSN, RNC-NIC, NE-BC, will be joining the organization as Associate Chief Nursing Officer (ACNO). Black comes to Aurora from Swedish Medical Center, a 408-bed Level I Trauma Center in Englewood, Colorado. Her new role is effective July 29th. - July 27, 2018 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Perio Health Professionals Bolsters Leadership with Floyd Griffith as Chief Innovations Officer

Perio Health Professionals Bolsters Leadership with Floyd Griffith as Chief Innovations Officer

Perio Health Professionals (PHP) is pleased to announce the addition of Floyd Griffith as its Chief Innovations Officer, a newly created position at the company. Mr. Griffith will lead the day-to-day operations of the surgical center and spearhead its strategic priorities. PHP is a locally... - July 24, 2018 - Perio Health Professionals

Michael S. Firstenberg, MD, FACC Named Chair of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at HCA/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora

Michael S. Firstenberg, MD, FACC Named Chair of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at HCA/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora

HCA/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Firstenberg has accepted the role of Chair of Cardiothoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery effective July 1, 2018. - July 12, 2018 - The Medical Center of Aurora

HCA/HealthONE's The Medical Center of Aurora: Pioneering Spine Surgery

HCA/HealthONE's The Medical Center of Aurora: Pioneering Spine Surgery

The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) is among the first hospitals in Colorado to begin using a new bone graft tool to achieve better patient outcomes in spinal fusions. TMCA spine surgeon, Stephen Pehler, MD, is conducting minimally invasive spinal fusion procedures using the new device and in the process increasing patient success rates for spinal fusions from the national average of 75% to 92%. - July 03, 2018 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Devon MD Announces Distribution Partnership with Wound Management Technologies for HemaQuell® Resorbable Bone Hemostat

New partnership expands Devon MD’s product footprint and global growth strategy. - June 29, 2018 - Devon MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Paul Eichenseer, DO, to Join OrthoNeuro in August 2018

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Paul Eichenseer, DO, to Join OrthoNeuro in August 2018

OrthoNeuro announced today that Dr. Paul Eichenseer would join their multi-specialty physician group practice August 1st, 2018. Dr. Eichenseer is a fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon who specializes in adult deformity and scoliosis utilizing the latest open and minimally invasive... - June 26, 2018 - OrthoNeuro

Perimeter Medical Imaging Inc Appoints Charles S. Carignan, MD as New CEO

Perimeter Medical Imaging Inc., a developer of real time imaging systems for in-surgery tissue assessment, is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles S. Carignan, MD as CEO. Dr. Carignan has more than 20 years of experience in key leadership positions spanning the medical imaging,... - June 26, 2018 - Perimeter Medical Imaging Inc

Anthony K. Hedley, M.D. Has Recently Been Recognized by Strathmore’s Who’s Who

Anthony K. Hedley, M.D. of Phoenix, Arizona, has recently been recognized as a Strathmore’s Who’s Who Professional of the Year in Orthopedic Medicine and as a Top 10 Member in Healthcare. - June 26, 2018 - Strathmore Who's Who

Speakers Inspire Audience at Regional Conference on Necrotizing Enterocolitis

The inaugural Speaking of NEC: Unplugged event, a one-day regional conference focused on identifying practical solutions for reducing the devastating effects of Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) on premature infants and their families took place on June 11, 2018 at the Courtyard by Marriott in... - June 20, 2018 - The Morgan Leary Vaughan Fund, Inc.

EMU Health Partners with Mount Sinai in Queens

EMU Health Partners with Mount Sinai in Queens

EMU Health is proud to announce its partnership with Mount Sinai to provide cardiology services in its Glendale, Queens multispecialty medical center. Mount Sinai, Ranked 9th nationally for Cardiology & Heart Surgery by U.S. News & World Report, is celebrated internationally as a world leader in all facets of cardiology care, cardiac surgery, and advanced research. - June 13, 2018 - EMU Health

Unbound Medicine and APSA Launch ExPERT CME Platform

Unbound Medicine and APSA Launch ExPERT CME Platform

Unbound Medicine and the American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA), the nation's largest professional organization serving the pediatric surgical specialty, today launched a trailblazing Continuing Medical Education (CME) platform for pediatric surgeons. Dubbed ExPERT - the Exam-based Pediatric surgery Educational Reference Tool - this resource allows surgeons to both stay up to date and obtain Continuous Certification credits anytime, anywhere on their device of choice. - June 12, 2018 - Unbound Medicine

Proteor to Acquire Ability Dynamics LLC

Proteor to Acquire Ability Dynamics LLC

Proteor (880 employees, 87 million EUR turnover), leader of the French custom-made O&P market, continues its growth with the acquisition of Ability Dynamics, the US developer and manufacturer of the RUSH Foot glass composite prosthetic feet. - June 06, 2018 - Ability Dynamics

Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center to Offer Unique, State-of-the-Art MRI Technology Suite

Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center to Offer Unique, State-of-the-Art MRI Technology Suite

Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center is pleased to offer the latest in MRI technology starting June 2018. The new General Electric Optima MR450w 1.5T with GEM Suite coil technology provides quiet technology, unique lighting including high resolution LED screens, a table surface designed to increase comfort, advanced imaging capabilities and wide-bore architecture to add space around patients who struggle with confined spaces. This suite is truly one-of-a-kind in Colorado. - June 01, 2018 - Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center

Neurosurgeon and Motorcycle Enthusiast Dr. Charles L. Rosen Features Motorcycle Safety on New Website

Dr. Charles L. Rosen, a neurosurgeon whose expertise is focused on cranial base and neurovascular surgery, announced today the launch of his website, drcharlesrosen.com, which features his video blogs on motorcycle safety, titled “Biker Brain Surgeon.” - May 30, 2018 - BlaineTurner Advertising

Neurosurgeon Dr. Charles L. Rosen Launches Website

Dr. Charles L. Rosen, a neurosurgeon whose expertise is focused on cranial base and neurovascular surgery, as well as complex intradural tumors of the third ventricle, posterior fossa, and spinal cord, announced today the launch of his website, drcharlesrosen.com. This site offers information on... - May 30, 2018 - BlaineTurner Advertising

Voicebrook Revolutionizes Pathology Reporting with VoiceOver PRO

VoiceOver PRO, Pathology Reporting Optimized, is the game changing reporting solution from Voicebrook, makers of the only speech-based reporting solutions built specifically for Pathology. - May 17, 2018 - Voicebrook, Inc.

Manufacturing the Future of Healthcare at 3D Printing for Healthcare Summit

Roosevelt Strategic Council is pleased to announce the 3D Printing for Healthcare Summit, occurring July 24-25, 2018 at Spire Events Center, Washington, DC. The increased commercial utilization of 3D printing technologies has dramatically altered conventional manufacturing processes across... - May 16, 2018 - Defense Strategies Institute

Charles Laverty’s Mission to Reduce Heart Surgery

Charles Laverty’s Mission to Reduce Heart Surgery

Heart disease kills 17M people every year and is the top global killer almost everywhere in the world. Overburdened healthcare systems are struggling to keep up with the growth, especially as populations age, economies develop and people adopt "western" style diets and lifestyles. Charles Laverty is on a mission to attack a major area of this global pandemic, open heart surgery. By adopting new technologies it may be possible to reduce surgery. - May 10, 2018 - Advanced Bifurcation Systems

University Foot and Ankle Institute Named Best Foot and Ankle Surgeons and Podiatrists in Both Los Angeles and California

University Foot and Ankle Institute Named Best Foot and Ankle Surgeons and Podiatrists in Both Los Angeles and California

The University Foot and Ankle Institute was also named the Top Foot and Ankle Surgery Group in the state of California by the Top Doctors Awards group. Additionally, two foot and ankle specialists from University Foot and Ankle Institute (UFAI) were also named top doctors in Southern California by Los Angeles Magazine. This year marks the first time podiatrists have been included in the list, and UFAI was the only group to have two doctors selected for this honor. - May 07, 2018 - University Foot and Ankle Institute

Phlebotomy Career Training One of the First Schools in the U.S. to Offer a Comprehensive Suturing Class to Medical Assistants

Phlebotomy Career Training One of the First Schools in the U.S. to Offer a Comprehensive Suturing Class to Medical Assistants

The thought of anyone other than physicians, nurses or surgical technicians suturing is highly unusual. However, for the lucky medical assistants at Phlebotomy Career Training, the resident nurse practitioners and medical intern educators are more than happy to share their knowledge and skills. - May 01, 2018 - Phlebotomy Career Training

Author to Bring Endometriosis Awareness & Education Home at Local Book Signing

Author to Bring Endometriosis Awareness & Education Home at Local Book Signing

Center for Endometriosis Care Staff to join Author Samantha Bowick, MPH at Hometown Book Signing for “Living with Endometriosis” - April 27, 2018 - Center for Endometriosis Care

Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Successfully Completes First Colorectal Surgery in Mountain West with Flexible Robotic System

Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Successfully Completes First Colorectal Surgery in Mountain West with Flexible Robotic System

Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL), led by colorectal surgeon Dr. Warren Strutt, successfully completed the first transanal surgery in the Mountain West with the Flex® Robotic System and its new 3D high-definition camera. With this advanced robotic system, Presbyterian/St. - April 26, 2018 - Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center

ICU Nurse Educator at The Medical Center of Aurora Receives HCA Excellence in Nursing Award

ICU Nurse Educator at The Medical Center of Aurora Receives HCA Excellence in Nursing Award

Kerri Tillquist, RN, BSN Receives HCA Award for Professional Mentoring - April 09, 2018 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Dr. Neil Roth Joins EMU Health as Director of Orthopedic Services

Dr. Neil Roth Joins EMU Health as Director of Orthopedic Services

EMU Health is proud to announce that Dr. Neil Roth, one of New York City’s most prominent and skilled orthopedic surgeons has joined their organization as Director of Orthopedic Services. Voted to New York Magazines prestigious “Best Doctors” list by his peers, Dr. Roth brings over twenty years’ experience in the field of sports medicine and orthopedic surgery to EMU. - March 22, 2018 - EMU Health

R•Kane Nutritionals Announces Rebrand of Meal Replacement Solutions

R•Kane Nutritionals Announces Rebrand of Meal Replacement Solutions

R•Kane Nutritionals announces the official rebrand and launch of their high protein meal replacement product lines: Pro•Cal and Z•Pro25™ Pudding/Shake Mixes and TinyMeal™ Nutritional Bars. R•Kane Nutritionals has been servicing the weight loss and bariatric communities for over 40 years in both clinical and medical settings. - March 22, 2018 - R-Kane Nutritionals

Perimeter Medical Imaging Appoints Suzanne Foster to Board of Directors

Perimeter Medical Imaging Inc., a developer of real time imaging systems for in-surgery tissue assessment, is pleased to announce that Suzanne Foster, former General Manager of Medtronic Transformative Solutions, will be joining Perimeter’s Board of Directors. Suzanne is a proven business... - March 21, 2018 - Perimeter Medical Imaging Inc

US Patent Issued on CPSI’s FrostBite™ Pancreas Cancer Cryoablation Catheter

Latest patent covers an endoscopic-based cryocatheter (FrostBite™) designed to provide an advanced approach for targeting pancreatic and other gastroenterological based cancers. - February 15, 2018 - CPSI Biotech

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