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CAMPBELL, Calif. – September 7, 2016 – ZipLine® Medical, Inc., an innovator in skin closure, today announced results from a study recently published online in Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology (PACE) showing significant efficiencies when Zip® Surgical Skin Closure is used following cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) implantation. The Zip also demonstrated greater uniformity in closure technique, with no compromise in cosmetic outcomes or patient safety.


Two PhD students, who secured sponsorship from leading medical device designer and manufacturer ITL, have revealed progress on the development of ground-breaking medical devices.

SALT LAKE CITY – Sept. 7, 2016 – Nearly 80 percent of hospital executives believe the future of healthcare could be significantly improved through the use of predictive analytics, a population health management tool that can help providers stay one step ahead of costly problems like preventable readmissions, patient downturns and contracts with insurers that pay less than the cost of providing care. Yet only 31 percent of hospitals have used the technology for more than a year, and 19 percent have no plans to do so.

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Longtime Cerner client Sharp HealthCare, a leading health care provider in San Diego, has selected Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, to extend its electronic health record (EHR) to Sharp Community Medical Group, one of two affiliated medical groups.

FARMINGDALE, N.Y.Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), an international surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products for spine surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, skull based surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, announced that, effective September 2, 2016Michael A. McManus, Jr. is resigning as a Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Misonix and retiring as the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer.

CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) today launched an enhanced version of its Health Workforce Mapper to further help physicians and other health care providers improve patient access to care. 

AT&T may already be providing your cellphone service, but now it’s delivering connectivity for wearable medical devices as well. A new partnership between Biotricity, a medical diagnostic and consumer healthcare tech company, and AT&T means that the service provider is now responsible for granting “near real-time connectivity for [Biotricity devices’] data transmission.”

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cianna Medical, Inc. today announced the company has received an additional FDA 510(k) clearance for the SAVI SCOUT® radar localization system, allowing the reflector to be placed at the lumpectomy site up to 30 days prior to surgical removal. SCOUT®, the first medical device to use radar in human tissue is a tool for localizing and directing the removal of non-palpable breast lesions. 

Frisco and Dallas, TX – August 11 –  HITRUST and Children’s Health, the leading pediatric health care system in North Texas, are working together to launch HITRUST CyberAid in an effort to help smaller healthcare organizations—specifically physician practices with less than 75 employees—address growing cyber risks and information protection challenges by providing them with a cyber security solution designed to support their small business environment. These organizations represent a crucial component in protecting today’s healthcare ecosystem  and are struggling to deploy effective information security technologies and employ effective security management practices.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — August 11, 2016 — OmniVision Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced the OVM6946, its first wafer-level camera module for medical applications. With a compact size of 1.05 mm x 1.05 mm, the 1/18-inch OVM6946 is well-suited for minimally-invasive endoscopes. Built on OmniVision’s OmniBSI+™ pixel architecture, the OVM6946 is the industry’s most cost-effective single-chip imaging solution for single-use endoscopes.

Edison, NJ (July 18, 2016) – For the second consecutive year, JFK Medical Center is proud to be recognized as one of the nation’s Most Wired™ Hospitals. The designation is based on survey results designed to measure the level of information technology (IT) adoption in U.S. based hospitals and health systems. 

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OmniComm Systems, Inc. (OmniComm) (OTCQX:OMCM), a global leading provider of clinical data management technology, today announced that one of the top 5 medical research universities in the US, selected OmniComm TrialMaster® EDC and related services to conduct a series of clinical studies over a five year period. 

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Biotricity, Inc. (OTCQB:BTCY), a medical diagnostic and consumer healthcare technology company dedicated to delivering innovative, biometric remote monitoring solutions, has selected AT&T, Inc. as its preferred network partner for providing connectivity to the company’s medical devices.

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Calithera Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:CALA), a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on the development of novel cancer therapeutics, today announced that the first patient has been enrolled in a Phase 1/2 clinical trial assessing the safety and efficacy of CB-839.

Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) July 25, 2016 -- Purview (, the patient-driven medical imaging company, announced today the launch of its new medical image CD burning solution, Purview Publisher ( 

WASHINGTON, D.C. ─ July 5, 2016 ─ The GetMyHealthData initiative today announced commitments from leading health organizations to take concrete steps over the next year to make it easier for patients and families to access and use their electronic health information. 

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), the leading healthcare communications company, today announced that Parkview Health, headquartered in Fort Wayne, Ind., will implement the Vocera Communication Platform in three of its hospitals.  The implementation will include a robust combination of secure text messaging and voice communication on Zebra MC40-HC mobile computers, as well as hands-free voice communication on the wearable Vocera B3000n Badge.

STOCKHOLM – July 7, 2016 ContextVision, the leading provider of medical image processing software, has signed a contract to bring their its world leading ultrasound image enhancement software US PLUSView™ to hand-held iOS-based mobile devices. The move will make advanced image processing software available on small hand-held devices, making ultrasound examinations reachable and affordable to more users outside traditional clinics. 

SAN DIEGO, July 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TearLab Corporation (NASDAQ:TEAR) (TSX:TLB) (“TearLab” or the “Company”), a company that develops and markets point of care ophthalmic in-vitro diagnostics, today recognized Shire plc on its recent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Xiidra™ (lifitegrast ophthalmic solution) 5% for the treatment of signs and symptoms of Dry Eye Disease (DED).

Wellington, NZ, 14th July 2016: Volpara Health Technologies (“Volpara”; ASX: VHT), a digital health company that provides solutions for the early detection of breast cancer, is pleased to announce it has begun the roll-out of its innovative Software as a Service (SaaS) platform with the soft launch of VolparaEnterprise clinical management software, which was foreshadowed in the Prospectus for their IPO earlier this year.