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Leading Bariatric Surgery Group Opens New Office in the Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX

Leading Bariatric Surgery Group Opens New Office in the Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX

The North Houston Surgical Associates – A surgical practice dedicated to increasing health and improving quality of life through general and weight loss surgery – are now bringing their thorough, customized, comprehensive, and technology driven care to the greater Houston area. - September 17, 2015 - SpineVue

In a First for the Orthopedic Industry, Bone Solutions of Dallas (BSI) Has Received Formal Patent Approval for Its Groundbreaking Magnesium Based Resorbable Bio-Material

Drew Diaz, Bone Solution’s CEO, stated “Our newest patent finally fills the existing technology gap with a revolutionary new solution in spinal fusion.” Mr. Diaz also said the breakthrough is a combination of interacting technologies in spine vertebrae repair not previously available. - September 10, 2015 - Bone Solutions

J. Laurance Hill, MD, FACS Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

J. Laurance Hill, MD, FACS Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

J. Laurance Hill, MD, FACS of Baltimore, Maryland has been included in the Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the fields of healthcare and education. About J. Laurance Hill, MD, FACS Dr. Hill has almost 55 years experience in... - August 26, 2015 - Strathmore Worldwide

Gensco Labs Announces LiDORx® Copay Program Mobile Platform for Pain Management

Gensco Labs Announces LiDORx® Copay Program Mobile Platform for Pain Management

Text “LIDO to 37500” on your mobile device to receive the benefits of the Program Gensco Laboratories™ (www.genscolabs.com), A Specialty Pharmaceutical Company, announces a new mobile platform that uses innovative smart phone technology to provide copay assistance and facilitate... - August 11, 2015 - Gensco Labs

Voicebrook to Sponsor Inaugural Cerner Laboratory Learning Workshop 2015

Voicebrook to Sponsor Inaugural Cerner Laboratory Learning Workshop 2015

Company to discuss benefits of automating transcription processes within Cerner’s Anatomic Pathology solutions. - August 06, 2015 - Voicebrook, Inc.

The Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation Agrees to Invest in AmnioChor

The Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation Agrees to Invest in AmnioChor

AmnioChor is a biotech startup engaged in perinatal stem cell technologies, founded with a long term vision and operating on a near term mandate. The vision is the ability to satisfy the therapeutic needs of Mesenchymal and Epithelial stem cells as the critical high volume foundation of new cures. The immediate mandate is to create the bank to serve that need through the cryopreservation of the living amniotic membrane of the placental sac. - August 06, 2015 - AmnioChor

New Product Launched to Safeguard Patients from Counterfeit Medical Implants and Improved Recall Accuracy

New Product Launched to Safeguard Patients from Counterfeit Medical Implants and Improved Recall Accuracy

New technology tracks medical implants; guards against counterfeits and offers ability to match recalls with patients. Matrix Medical announces the comprehensive TRACTUS solution to fill a much needed industry need. Product is fully in adherence to the GUDID and UDI requirements laid out by FDA. - July 29, 2015 - Matrix Medical Tracking Systems

Non-Surgically Lift and Tighten Facial Tissue with Ultherapy® at Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery

Non-Surgically Lift and Tighten Facial Tissue with Ultherapy® at Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery

Dr. Pramit Malhotra, specializing in plastic surgery in Ann Arbor, recently added Ultherapy® by Ulthera® to his list of available procedures. This nonsurgical face lift has been featured on various television programs (Dr. Oz, The View, and The Today Show) and is quickly becoming the premier non-invasive alternative for a surgical facelift. Dr. Malhotra is committed to “beauty revealed”: seeing his patients for who they are, and who they can be. - July 29, 2015 - Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery

Captiva Spine’s SmartLOX™ Cervical Plate System Receives Clearance for Enhanced and Patented Screw Locking Mechanism

Captiva Spine’s SmartLOX™ Cervical Plate System Receives Clearance for Enhanced and Patented Screw Locking Mechanism

Captiva Spine's SmartLOX™ Cervical Plate System has received 510(K) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market an enhanced cervical plate system with a patented screw locking mechanism. Their SmartLOX Cervical Plate System incorporates a proprietary Nitinol self-locking mechanism, which provides visual, audible, and tactile confirmation of the cervical screw locking. - July 21, 2015 - Captiva Spine, Inc

Jerry W. Pratt M.D. Honored as Professional of the Year

Jerry W. Pratt M.D. Honored as Professional of the Year

Jerry W. Pratt, M.D., of Kalamazoo, Michigan, has recently been recognized as a Strathmore’s Who’s Who Professional of the Year for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of Cardiothoracic Surgery. - July 21, 2015 - Strathmore Who's Who

OrthoServiceLine.com Announces Open Registration for the 2015 Musculoskeletal Leadership Summit

Summit Will Convene Orthopedic and Spine Administrators to Discuss Key Issues Facing the Industry. - July 09, 2015 - Wellbe

Captiva Spine’s TowerLOX MIS Pedicle Screw System Receives Clearance for Enhanced Rod Insertion and Reduction

Captiva Spine’s TowerLOX MIS Pedicle Screw System Receives Clearance for Enhanced Rod Insertion and Reduction

Captiva Spine, Inc., a medical device organization dedicated to creating and maintaining sincere, honest, collaborative relationships to deliver smart, elegant, and intuitive spinal solutions, announced today it has received 510(K) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to... - July 08, 2015 - Captiva Spine, Inc

Orthopedic Surgeon, Ryan Palmer, DO to Join OrthoNeuro in August 2015

Orthopedic Surgeon, Ryan Palmer, DO to Join OrthoNeuro in August 2015

OrthoNeuro announced today that Dr. Ryan Palmer will join their multi-specialty physician practice August 10th, 2015. Dr. Palmer is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in adult total joint reconstruction. He will offer a full spectrum of hip and knee replacement surgery, from primary replacement to complex revision including anterior and mini-posterior approach total hip replacement, and CT-free robotic assisted unicompartmental knee replacements. - July 06, 2015 - OrthoNeuro

UC Riverside Student Faces Physical and Emotional Challenges Head-on

Young woman prepares for 21st surgery for Treacher Collins Syndrome. - June 11, 2015 - Look At Us Alliance

Precision Health Care Launches the Giving Partners Solutions In-Source Program to Assist Hospital with Their Wound Center Programs

Precision Health Care has developed and launched the Giving Partners Solutions In-source Program to provide the plan, resources and replacement equipment to help Hospitals transition from a managed, outsourced Wound Center to a Hospital controlled and managed outpatient program. Precision offers an on-line survey to help Hospitals evaluate their advantage to in-source the Wound Center Program and provide quality care, patient continuity, stop paying management fees and improve their bottom line. - May 06, 2015 - Precision Health Care

Changes on the Horizon at the Pathology Informatics Summit and 2nd World Congress on Pathology Informatics

Changes on the Horizon at the Pathology Informatics Summit and 2nd World Congress on Pathology Informatics

Voicebrook to share enhanced Pathology patient reporting solutions. - May 01, 2015 - Voicebrook, Inc.

Surgical Science Wins Gold in 2015 iF Design Awards

Surgical Science announced today that SimFrame, the platform for the company’s flagship LapSim and EndoSim systems, has been awarded the prestigious 2015 Gold iF Design Award. An international jury of experts evaluated nearly 5,000 entries from across the world, awarding 1,629 iF Design... - April 28, 2015 - Surgical Science Inc

Intellimed Announces Exciting New MR Conditional Disposable Laryngoscope is Now Available in the U.S.

Single Piece Laryngoscope is Ideal for Use in the MR Suite - April 27, 2015 - Intellimed Consulting

A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Endonasal Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

"Endonasal Endoscopic Surgery of Skull Base Tumors," recently published by Thieme, is a complete step-by-step guide to endonasal endoscopic skull base surgery, written by prominent interdisciplinary specialists and reflecting important recent developments in the field. It combines the... - April 24, 2015 - Thieme Publishers

Dallas Spine Surgeon Adopts New Technology for Unprecedented Chronic Pain Management

Dallas Spine Surgeon Adopts New Technology for Unprecedented Chronic Pain Management

Dr. Jones-Quaidoo of Spine Vue in Dallas, TX has teamed up with Boston Scientific to adopt CoverEdge Surgical Lead the World's first 32 contact spinal cord stimulator lead designed to precisely target chronic pain providing a broad spectrum of pain relief to patients. - April 21, 2015 - SpineVue

Strathmore’s Who’s Who Announces Bruce H. Levin as 2015 Doctor of the Year

Strathmore’s Who’s Who Announces Bruce H. Levin as 2015 Doctor of the Year

Bruce H. Levin, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has been honored as Strathmore’s Who’s Who 2015 Doctor of the Year for his exceptional contributions and accomplishments in the field of Pain Medicine. - April 21, 2015 - Strathmore Who's Who

SunMedica Inc. Launches the New kneeGRIP Matrix

SunMedica, which has manufactured surgical positioning devices since 1988, is now using its expertise to change the way surgeons position their patients during a total knee arthroplasty (TKA), by introducing the kneeGRIP® Matrix. - April 18, 2015 - SunMedica

Karcinolys Announces the Formation of Pancrealys, Its New Pancreatic Cancer Division

Pancreatic cancer selected as first indication for Targeted HSV-1 derived oncolytic virus Myb34.5. - April 17, 2015 - Karcinolys

Dello Russo Laser Vision Lasik Can Eliminate the Need for Reading Glasses

Dello Russo Laser Vision Lasik Can Eliminate the Need for Reading Glasses

Dello Russo LaserVision is excited to announce that they started research on a new LASIK procedure that can eliminate the need for reading glasses in the near future. This research project is a distinctly unique approach to the loss of reading ability, which starts at about 40 and continues until... - April 16, 2015 - Dello Russo LaserVision

Laser Locators Announces U.S. Launch of the FDA Approved LightMed TruScan577 - Those with Glaucoma and Retinal Diseases Stand to Benefit Most

Laser Locators, a world-wide leader selling ophthalmic lasers and diagnostic equipment, announced today that the TruScan577, manufactured by LightMed, has been given FDA approval and is now available for purchase. “As the exclusive distributor of LightMed products in the U.S., we are very... - April 16, 2015 - Laser Locators

Dallas Limb Restoration Center Develops "New Joint Today, Home Tomorrow Program"

Dallas Limb Restoration Center Develops "New Joint Today, Home Tomorrow Program"

A significant concern for many patients considering hip or knee replacement is how soon can they return to normal activities. Many patients consider hip or knee replacement but do not want the downtime and long recovery traditionally associated with these procedures. The Dallas Limb Restoration Center has developed a program allowing most patients to minimize their hospital stay and recovery. - April 15, 2015 - The Dallas Limb Restoration Center

Oral Surgeon in Livingston, NJ Joins Volunteers on Medical Mission to Peru

In the previous year’s mission, Dr. Geldzahler recalls the strong emotions of the first day, which was set aside for patient screening. - April 15, 2015 - Orosurgery, LLC - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Juan Francisco Gutierrez-Mazorra Has Recently Been Inducted Into the America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals’ Hall of Fame

Juan Francisco Gutierrez-Mazorra Has Recently Been Inducted Into the America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals’ Hall of Fame

Juan Francisco Gutierrez-Mazorra of Birmingham, Alabama has attained recognition in America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals as the Bio of the Month of August, 2015 for Pediatric Anesthesiology. He has now been inducted into the America’s Registry Hall of Fame. - April 14, 2015 - America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals

Dr. Jones-Quaidoo of SpineVue in Dallas, TX Named Tops in the Nation

Dr. Jones-Quaidoo of SpineVue in Dallas, TX Named Tops in the Nation

Dr. Sean M. Jones-Quaidoo, a spine surgeon with SpineVue in Dallas, TX was recognized by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital as ranked in the top 1% of all doctors in the United States according to patient satisfaction. The ranking comes courtesy of the 2014 Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. The HCAHPS survey is the first national, standardized and publicly reported patient survey. - March 31, 2015 - SpineVue

Prosidyan™ Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of FIBERGRAFT™BG Putty – Bone Graft Substitute

NJ-based Prosidyan™ (www.prosidyan.com), developer of proprietary fiber-based bioactive glass products, announced today that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance of FIBERGRAFT™ BG Putty – Bone Graft Substitute. This is the second generation product in the company’s... - March 26, 2015 - Prosidyan, Inc.

Patrick A. Roth, MD, FACS Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Patrick A. Roth, MD, FACS Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Patrick A. Roth, MD, FACS of Ridgewood, New Jersey has been included in the Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. About Patrick A. Roth, MD, FACS Dr. Roth has over 20 years experience in the healthcare... - March 21, 2015 - Strathmore Worldwide

David J. Altschul, M.D. Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

David J. Altschul, M.D. Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

David J. Altschul, M.D. of New York, New York has been included in the Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. About David J. Altschul, M.D. Dr. Altschul has almost 9 years experience in the healthcare... - March 17, 2015 - Strathmore Worldwide

Logan Solutions Launches Doctor-Dragon.com

Logan Solutions Launches Doctor-Dragon.com

Finally, a Dragon Medical site that has "just what the doctor needed." Nothing more, nothing less. Doctor-Dragon.com is a site that puts everything a clinician needs for clinical documentation in one place--software, microphones, training, support and a blog with useful tips and tricks. - March 06, 2015 - Logan Solutions

Surgical Science Wins ACG Minnesota BOLD Award

Surgical Science, leading developer of virtual reality surgical simulation training systems, was the recipient of the 2015 Small Corporate BOLD Award from the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Minnesota. Now in their third year, the awards were created by ACG to recognize exceptionally... - February 28, 2015 - Surgical Science Inc

Global Hernia Repair Devices and Consumables Market is Expected to Reach $6.1 Billion, Globally, by 2020 - Allied Market Research

Increase in the number of hernia repair surgeries (laparoscopy and open tension-free repair) would be the prime factor responsible for the market growth during the forecast period - February 13, 2015 - Allied Market Research

Don J. Schiller, MD, Celebrates 25 Years of Surgical Safety

Don J. Schiller, MD, FACS, one of the Pioneers of the Barnett Continent Intestinal Reservoir (BCIR) Surgery, is proud to announce his achieving 25 years of performing Continent ileostomy surgery with a flawless safety record without any patient mortalities and no malpractice lawsuits. This is a... - February 07, 2015 - Olympia Medical Center

Drew M. Diaz Named Chief Executive Officer of Bone Solutions Inc. (BSI)

Bone Solutions Inc. (BSI) has named Drew Diaz, a twenty seven year professional in the health care industry and current company President, as the new Chief Executive Officer and President. - January 31, 2015 - Bone Solutions

"Collateral Circulation: a Medical Mystery" by Barbara Ebel, M.D.

"Collateral Circulation: a Medical Mystery" by Barbara Ebel, M.D.

"Collateral Circulation" makes it's debut and provides yet another powerful Dr. Danny Tilson medical mystery/thriller by Barbara Ebel, a seasoned physician author. - January 29, 2015 - Barbara Ebel MD author

AZ Elite Surgeons Opens New Location in Scottsdale Arizona

Arizona-based General Laparoscopic & Endocrine Surgery group, AZ Elite Surgeons, announces the opening of its new office in Arizona. - January 29, 2015 - AZ Elite Surgeons

A Contemporary Reference on Pain Surgery

"Surgical Management of Pain, Second Edition," recently published by Thieme, is a completely updated state-of-the-art reference on neurosurgical pain management. This revised edition is in full color and includes the following sections: Anatomic and Physiologic Foundations for Nociceptive... - January 16, 2015 - Thieme Publishers

Orthopedic Hand Surgeon, Ryan Klinefelter, M.D. to Join OrthoNeuro in February

Orthopedic Hand Surgeon, Ryan Klinefelter, M.D. to Join OrthoNeuro in February

OrthoNeuro announced today that Dr. Ryan Klinefelter, Hand Surgeon will join their multi-specialty physician group practice February 3rd, 2015. Dr. Klinefelter will treat patients at their Dublin, Downtown Columbus, and New Albany locations. - January 13, 2015 - OrthoNeuro

I-Assist Guided Verilast Knee Replacement- Knee Replacement That Lasts for 30 Years

Knee replacement in young patients can now last for a long time, thanks to the novel combination of a smart device, ‘I-Assist’ and a durable implant, the "Verilast knee." A procedure involving an I-assist device to implant a Verilast knee, was performed for the first time in the world on a thirty two year old woman in Chennai, India by noted orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. A.K. Venkatachalam. - January 08, 2015 - Knee & Shoulder Clinic of Chennai, India

Animal Care Institute is the Premier Dedicated Animal Imaging Center Including High Field MRI in the Tampa Bay Area

Animal Care Institute is the Premier Dedicated Animal Imaging Center Including High Field MRI in the Tampa Bay Area

Animal Care Institute has just opened in Tampa. ACI is the premier animal imaging center in the area, offering Tampa's only dedicated animal MRI system. ACI has a 1.5 GE High Field MRI system that practicing veterinarians can send their patients to for the appropriate imaging approach for dogs, cats and other small pets. - December 18, 2014 - Animal Care Institute

Tragedy to Triumph: Triumph Foundation Brings Hope & Resources to Paralyzed This Holiday Season

Tragedy to Triumph: Triumph Foundation Brings Hope & Resources to Paralyzed This Holiday Season

Triumph Foundation visits Southern California hospitals to bring people who have recently become paralyzed Care Baskets full of resources, have a Christmas party, and deliver a message of hope for life after spinal cord injury. - November 26, 2014 - Triumph Foundation

Bruce H. Levin Has Recently Been Recognized by America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals

Bruce H. Levin Has Recently Been Recognized by America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals

For his achievements and accomplishments in the field of pain Medicine, Dr. Bruce H. Levin of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has been selected to appear in Times Square, New York City on 11/28/2014. - November 22, 2014 - America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals

Dr. Jerry W. Pratt Honored as Lifetime VIP Member in Strathmore’s Who’s Who

Dr. Jerry W. Pratt Honored as Lifetime VIP Member in Strathmore’s Who’s Who

Jerry W. Pratt, of Schoolcraft, Michigan, has recently been recognized as a Lifetime VIP member by Strathmore’s Who’s Who for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of Cardiothoracic Surgery. - November 14, 2014 - Strathmore Who's Who

Eminent Spine Black Diamondback Rattlesnake™ Successfully Implanted

Eminent Spine Black Diamondback Rattlesnake™ Successfully Implanted

Eminent Spine is proud to announce that spinal surgeon Dr. Stephen Courtney in Plano, TX performed the company’s first lateral lumbar plate surgery - the “Black Diamond Rattlesnake™.” The surgery was performed on October 27, 2014. Dr. Courtney has successfully implanted the... - November 12, 2014 - Eminent Spine

Eminent Spine Releases Updated King Cobra® and Copperhead® White Paper

Eminent Spine has released an updated white paper by Dr. Stephen Courtney. The study validates the extensive research and development by Eminent Spine providing safe and effective spinal products. The study of 180 patients and 196 plates and 1,320 cervical screws and 679 PEEK cervical cages,... - November 12, 2014 - Eminent Spine

Russia Surgical Sutures Market Outlook to 2020

Marketreportsonrussia.com presents a report on “Russia Surgical Sutures Market Outlook to 2020.” The objective is to provide information that represents the most up-to-date data of the industry possible. - November 08, 2014 - Market Reports on Russia

The TOCICO Focuses on Breakthrough Solutions in the Healthcare Industry in Its Upcoming 2 and 4 Day Intensive How-to Lab Series

The TOCICO is pleased to announce that Alex Knight, a world Leader in applications of the Theory of Constraints (TOC) in the Healthcare Industry will facilitate an Intensive 2 Day How-To Lab in Scottsdale, Arizona in February, 2015. Alex has helped healthcare professionals and organizations worldwide find breakthrough solutions to many of the most vexing problems in the healthcare industry. - November 01, 2014 - TOCICO

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