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(New York – November 2, 2016) – Researchers in the Sinai App Lab at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have developed RxUniverse, the first enterprise-wide digital medicine care delivery system that enables physicians to digitally prescribe evidence-based mobile health applications to patients at the point of care.

SAN ANTONIO – Acelity, a global wound care and regenerative medicine company, today announced the launch of iOn PROGRESS™ Care Network with Remote Therapy Monitoring, a proprietary remote therapy monitoring system that delivers continuous at-home monitoring for patients prescribed negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) in the home. The iOn PROGRESS™ technology enables timely feedback on patients’ use of NPWT, as well as increased clinician interaction to assist with patient compliance.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 27, 2016 -- By 2025, chronic diseases may affect an estimated 164 million Americans – nearly half of the current U.S. population. To address this looming crisis, WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) is piloting an in-home telemonitoring program for its Medicare Advantage members with chronic conditions in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi. The pilot will include up to 500 members diagnosed with congestive heart failure and diabetes. 

ALEXANDRIA, VA – AMGA will host its 2016 Institute for Quality Leadership (IQL16) November 15-17 at San Francisco Marriot Marquis in San Francisco, California. 

RALEIGH, N.C.  ̶  Oct. 24, 2016  ̶  BeeWell, a healthcare technology company, today announced the launch of a custom app for Bariatric Specialists of North Carolina (BSNC), a leading weight loss surgery and non-surgical medical weight loss practice. BeeWell apps are designed to advance patient understanding of their medical intervention or treatments by giving them an interactive, step-by-step guide.

Friday, October 21, Cleveland: For more than 30 years, C. Martin Harris, M.D., has led the movement to apply information technology to healthcare delivery and create better, more efficient systems of care. Now comes a book that shares his vision and explains how information drives clinical and financial success while helping both doctors and patients to make better healthcare decisions.

Boston – October 20, 2016 –  Orbita today unveiled the industry’s first HIPAA-compliant, cloud-based solution designed specifically to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of connected home healthcare. Organizations using the Orbita platform can easily create, manage and deliver practical digital home healthcare applications that improve medical outcomes and reduce health care costs for individuals with chronic and post-acute care needs.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – (October 12, 2016) – Zotec Partners (Zotec), an industry leader in revenue cycle and practice management services for hospital-based physician groups and health systems, is pleased to announce it has achieved SOC-2 Security certification. The SOC-2 certification is established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) in accordance with the SSAE 16 professional standards, and it focuses on a business's controls related to the security, availability, integrity, confidentiality, and privacy of information and systems.

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A four-organization biotech group led by San Antonio-based nonprofit BioBridge Global (BBG) has been awarded a $7.8 million contract from the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC).

MILAN, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, today announced it received CE Mark for its Acumen Hypotension Probability Indicator (HPI), a breakthrough technology that alerts clinicians to potential hypotension, or abnormally low blood pressure, in their surgical and critical care patients before it occurs. HPI is only compatible with Edwards' minimally invasive, hemodynamic monitoring solutions.

HOUSTON, September 22, 2016 – GuidaBot, LLC, a joint venture between the University of Houston and Fannin Innovation Studio, has received a one-year, $225,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop and commercialize a robotic manipulator designed to work within the powerful magnetic field of an MRI machine.

Recently, both the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed amicus briefs with the US Court of Appeals for Fifth Circuit supporting Teladoc’s case against the Texas Medical Board (TMB). 

SANTA ROSA, Calif. – September 20, 2016 – Claret Medical®, an innovator in filter-based cerebral embolic protection technologies, today announced its filing of a marketing application with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for clearance of the Sentinel® Cerebral Protection System (CPS). 

IRVING, Texas – Sept. 19, 2016 – Lightbeam Health Solutions, Inc., a leader in end-to-end population health management solutions, announced today that Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) using Lightbeam technology delivered $83.8 million in savings to the 2015 Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), fully 20 percent of all MSSP savings in 2015, according to the ACO Financial Report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Phoenix, VA -- September 15, 2016 -- The Phoenix Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System is the first hospitalin Arizona to deploy Xenex LightStrike™ Germ-Zapping Robots™ to destroy deadly germs and bacteria lurking on hospital surfaces that can cause hospital acquired infections (HAI).

FRISCO, Texas, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Integer Holdings Corporation (NYSE:ITGR), a leading medical device outsource (MDO) manufacturer, today announced that Michael Dinkins, executive vice president and chief financial officer, plans to leave the Company. The Company has commenced a search for his successor, and Mr. Dinkins will continue to serve as executive vice president and chief financial officer for up to six months or such earlier date when his successor is named.

San Mateo, Calif. – Sept. 13, 2016 – Lumiata, the AI-powered predictive health analytics company, today announced the launch of its Risk Matrix, an advanced predictive tool that calculates an individual’s likely future health state based on associated clinical conditions or diagnoses. 

WOBURN, Mass.--()--Aphios Corporation today announced that it plans to continue its research to develop a cure for HIV/AIDS using combination drugs in targeted ‘nanosomes’ nanoparticles with recent funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH.

COSTA MESA, Calif.--()--Cerebain Biotech (OTCQB: CBBT) today announced that the executive team of Cerebain Biotech Corp. is very pleased to provide an update on the progress of its medical device research and development made over the last year and an outlook of 2017.

GREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- eRAD announced that it has added a new product to its comprehensive suite of imaging workflow solutions. Released today, RADAR Nudge is a bi-directional, secure collaborative messaging tool for communicating patient information among remote healthcare providers.