Hologic Receives CE Marking for the ThinPrep(R) Integrated Imager

BEDFORD, Sept. 29 2009 Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOLX ), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today announced it has received CE marking approval for its ThinPrep® integrated imager. The ThinPrep integrated imager was introduced […]
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Philips Lumileds Opens Office in Shanghai to Support Development of Energy Saving Lighting Solutions

Philips Lumileds announced today that it has opened a new office in Shanghai that is being staffed with an applications team and market specialists to support the growing number of companies in China developing solid-state lighting solutions. The applications team and specialists will support customers as they design systems for reliability, efficiency and performance. By […]
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ARTISTE Solution debuts at Derby

Royal Derby Hospital (RDH), part of Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, recently treated its first radical patient case on the ARTISTE IGRT Solution linear accelerator from Siemens Healthcare. RDH is the first UK site to install the system. The Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) ARTISTE Solution is a linear accelerator specifically for Adaptive Radiation Therapy (ART). […]
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IT vendors say EHRs will meet unknown guidelines

Electronic health-record vendors are denying their latest marketing tactic is an attempt to reawaken a dormant market put to sleep as an unintended consequence of federal economic stimulus efforts. But guarantees that products will meet future federal definitions of “meaningful use” are becoming the order of the day—even if no one is sure what that […]
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GE Healthcare Focuses on Understanding Disease…From the Beginning

GE Healthcare brings innovative technology and inspired dialogue surrounding new advances in molecular imaging to the 2009 World Molecular Imaging Congress MONTREAL, CA, — GE Healthcare joins industry leaders in development of imaging technologies and molecular imaging agents at the World Molecular Imaging Congress (WMIC) September 23 through 26 in Montreal, Canada. GE will highlight […]
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ECRI Institute outlines how to maintain quality of care while effectively managing costs

PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA—Physician preference items (PPIs), a term used to describe a range of medical supplies, such as pricey orthopedic implants and cardiovascular devices, are estimated at 60% of a hospital’s total supply costs. With operating costs increasing and margins from both operations and pooled investments declining, many hospital executives—once willing to quietly overlook the […]
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PSO of Florida Teams with ECRI Institute PSO for Patient Safety Reporting and Analysis

PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA–The Florida Hospital Association (FHA) and the South Florida Hospital & Healthcare Association (SFHHA) today announce an agreement with the ECRI Institute Patient Safety Organization (PSO) to support the Patient Safety Organization of Florida (PSOFlorida) with patient safety data collection and analysis. PSOFlorida, a component organization of the FHA and the SFHHA, was […]
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Computer-Assisted Imaging and Robotic Technology are in Focus for Hospitals, Health Plans ECRI

ECRI Institute Announces Most-Downloaded Reports for August 2009 PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA—What issues have been on the minds of healthcare decision makers most recently? High-tech issues. Healthcare decision makers consider computer-assisted imaging and robotic technology procedures and equipment as important, according to ECRI Institute® (www.ecri.org), an independent, nonprofit organization that researches the best approaches to improving […]
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Siemens introduces dedicated ultrasound system for obstetrics and gynaecology

Siemens Healthcare has introduced a dedicated ultrasound system for obstetrics and gynaecology, the Acuson X300 ultrasound system, PremiumEdition (PE) — Women’s Imaging. The system features exceptional clinical performance across all modes, including 3D/4D imaging. Unique workflow tools such as automated biometry measurements of the foetus streamline the exam process for greater patient throughput. Compact, highly […]
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Study Offers Hope for Advancement in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Montreal, Canada – Siemens Healthcare has announced today its initial findings of a new imaging biomarker device developed by its molecular imaging biomarker research facility in collaboration with Dr. Jian Q. (Michael) Yu and Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. The new imaging agent was designed to capture and quantify the cellular expression of CA-IX, […]
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