Saturday, November 28, 2015


Medical Industry News

NEWS: Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT) announced that CloudCMR has surpassed 25,000 de-identified Cardiac MRI (CMR) procedures and their associated, finalized, clinical reports.

NEWS: Three Four Seasons Compassion for Life volunteers were recently awarded for their exemplary service to hospice patients and families in the western region of North Carolina, including Jackson, Macon and Swain counties.

NEWS: Spodak Dental Group and Marlins All-Star fielder Giancarlo Stanton provided free dental care to nearly 100 children this past Friday, October 30, 2015. The children are students of Marlins Ayudan Partner School Lenora B. Smith Elementary School in Liberty City, Fla.

NEWS: The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest announces two regional conferences this month celebrating National November Epilepsy Awareness Month 2015. The conferences will be held in Seattle, Wash. and Spokane, Wash., and are free and open to the public.

NEWS: Teleradiology Specialists has received the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission having been found to be in full compliance with all applicable standards.

NEWS: Minister Keith Muhammad, of the Oakland Mosque, in collaboration with community leaders, announce that on Oct. 24, 2015 at 12 noon, protesters will rally at Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, Calif. in solidarity with the Truth, Transparency and Freedom Rally happening on the same day at the CDC in Atlanta.

NEWS: The C Diff Foundation launches C. diff. Nationwide Community Support (CDNCS) for patients, families and survivors. C. difficile (C. diff.) infections caused almost half a million infections among patients in the United States in a single year, according to a 2015 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

NEWS: The Vaccine-Injury Awareness League today announced that concerned individuals from all across the nation will gather in Atlanta to demand an end to 'corruption' at the CDC and to promote mercury-free vaccines.

NEWS: Nationally known personal injury and mass tort law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced that one of its lead attorneys, Paul J. Pennock, successfully argued to a federal court judicial panel to consolidate into a single multidistrict litigation dozens of lawsuits claiming injuries from use of power morcellators manufactured by Johnson and Johnson subsidiary Ethicon Inc.

NEWS: Beginning Oct. 1, 2015 all HIPAA Covered Entities must utilize ICD-10 Codes. Therapy Partner, the fastest growing practice management system for therapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists has just launched automated technology that easily converts all patient diagnostic codes from the former DSM-4/ICD-9, to the new required ICD-10.

NEWS: Clostridium difficile (C.difficile) caused almost half a million infections among patients in the United States in a single year. A worldwide panel of experts, hosted by the C Diff Foundation, will gather at the 3rd Annual International Raising C. diff. Awareness Conference and Health Expo in Boston on November 9, to discuss vital information for healthcare professionals.

NEWS: Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company, a medical professional liability insurer, has gained an 'A' rating from AM Best. AM Best is an issuer of financial strength ratings for insurers, reinsurers, captives and other risk-bearing entities.

NEWS: Dr. Don Harte, renowned Marin California straight chiropractor, warns, 'Fall has begun. With that, the annual media blitz to convince us all to line up, like sheep, for the flu shot.'

NEWS: Dr. Irene Bih Wakam, a family physician practicing in Ventura, Calif., has been awarded the 2015 Global Health Excellence Award from Student International Development Engagement (SIDE), a program in which students travel abroad to enrich their global experience and contribute to development issues

NEWS: At Right Path Drug Rehab, their compassionate and knowledgeable staff members focus on restoring clients to their maximum potential through an individualized addiction recovery program, complete with support in all areas. No one should have to face recovery alone.

NEWS: An epilepsy educational conference comes to Anchorage on Sept. 26, featuring presentations on epilepsy medications, treatments, neuroimaging, a medical panel for questions, and a Studio E Art Therapy session, hosted by The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest (EFNW).

NEWS: Philosys, Inc. announces that all Kmart pharmacies nationwide are now offering the Gmate(R) SMART Blood Glucose Monitoring System, the latest in mHealth technology for diabetes management. Gmate SMART is available in all Kmart pharmacies as of September 2015. The Gmate SMART meter and App deliver fast and accurate blood glucose test results right to your smartphone.

NEWS: Reliable group counseling by certified experts is now available online, according to a group of therapists, psychologists, and consultants who have coalesced to form Growthnet, the world's largest multi-lingual network of Web-based group counselors. According to founders John Toomey, Amy Chang, and Savithri Gandhi, current technology allows services to be provided in several languages, with simultaneous interpretation soon to be available in 17 different tongues.

NEWS: Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT) is extremely excited to announce that their CloudCMR service now contains over 10,000 de-identified Cardiac MRI (CMR) procedures and their associated, finalized, clinical reports.

NEWS: N.C.-based Heart Imaging Technologies LLC (Heart IT) announced today that Vital Images Inc., a leader in advanced medical image visualization software, has licensed Heart IT's zero footprint patent portfolio.

NEWS: The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest announces an epilepsy educational conference to be held Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the BP Energy Center in Anchorage, Alaska. The conference is free and open to the public.

NEWS: MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc., (OTC:MDIT : OTCMKTS:MDIT) specializing in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of molecular biomarkers and premium medical devices for detection, risk assessment and diagnosis of cancer and precancerous conditions announces its Mexican distributor, ATYDE won a public tender for delivery of 31 MEDITE tissue staining machines with a the total retail value of approximately $600,000. This is the first major sale to Mexico for MEDITE.

NEWS: North Carolina's Captiva Lab, LLC, Captiva Lab, LLC, in Charlotte, N.C., an innovative reference laboratory featuring advanced testing services, announced on August 20, 2015, that it has earned full Laboratory Accreditation by COLA, a national healthcare accreditation organization and received its coveted and highly regarded COLA Certification.

ORLANDO, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. ('Company,' OTCQB symbol: MDIT / OTCBB:MDIT / OTCMKTS:MDIT), specializing in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of molecular biomarkers and premium medical devices for detection, risk assessment and diagnosis of cancer and precancerous conditions announces second quarter and six month 2015 results.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. has launched an investigation into injuries sustained by patients when catheters used during cardiac angiogram procedures to inject contrast dye into blood vessels malfunctioned by either splitting or separating, the firm announced.

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Center of Reproductive Medicine has announced Dr. John R. Crochet, Jr., has been named as a 'Rising Star' - an honor bestowed to only 2.5 percent of physicians in Texas. Rising Stars are an elite subset of Super Doctors, an already distinguished listing of top doctors, all of whom are featured in the July 2015 issue of Texas Monthly.

CELINA, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Hearing Professionals, a leading area provider of hearing aids, today announced that they are opening a new office at 1939 Havemann Rd. Celina, OH to better meet the needs of those seeking out assistance with their hearing problems.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Weitz and Luxenberg today initiated an investigation into the harm suffered by patients whose private health and financial records were hacked during a recent data breach in Indiana, the law firm announced. Records of approximately 4 million patients found their way into criminal hands.

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractor in Marin County, Calif., received two complaints from the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners last week. 'I expected to be attacked by a government that not merely protects the medical industry; it actively promotes that industry, and forces their procedures upon us, especially the children, without regard to safety, efficacy or the right to choose.'

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Representatives are volunteering and advocating with the C Diff Foundation, raising Clostridium difficile (C. diff.) awareness and providing educational information to the thousands of fair-goers in North Central Pennsylvania and South Central New York.

AUSTIN, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Oncology Group today announced that Terry Massey has joined the company as vice president. Mr. Massey will lead The Oncology Group's newest consulting service, revenue recovery.

KIRKLAND, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: If you're in the market for long-term care insurance, you've probably submitted some online forms. And your phone may be ringing. How should you respond? 'Cautiously at first,' says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leading long-term care insurance agency.

WALTHAM, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Forerun Inc. today announced it has joined the Urgent Care Integrated Network (UCIN) as a Premier Partner to help better serve the Urgent Care healthcare market with UrgiChart - an intuitive electronic health record system enabling physicians to document efficiently while streamlining clinical decision making thus freeing up more time for patient interaction and increasing operational improvement.

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Trebius Promotions announces that Mauro Orthodontics is an official sponsor of Miyelo Music Festival presented by Dave Arbogast, a day-long summer music event to be held in Tipp City, Ohio's downtown merchant district this Saturday, July 18, 2015.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Dr. Samin Eftekhari of Spodak Dental Group has been named the Freedom Day USA State Co-Director for Florida. As a Captain in the ARMY Reserve, he is dedicated to giving back to our nation's personnel.

MCLEAN, Va. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: StemCell ARTS, an affiliate of National Spine and Pain Centers, is proud to announce that Dr. Mayo Friedlis was invited to co-lead the esteemed 'CUHK Primary Care Symposium 2015' on July 4, 2015 in Hong Kong, N.T., People's Republic of China. Dr. Friedlis presented a Plenary Lecture on 'Musculoskeletal Intervention of Primary Care Physicians: The Role on Injection Therapy.'

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Florida's Spodak Dental Group expands the team of eminently qualified doctors to include George Sanchez, DDS. He has a passion for excellence and is committed to providing his community with superior dental care.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Nationally prominent personal injury law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today said that 95 percent of registered eligible patients are now enrolled in the Stryker modular hip settlement program. This program has been established to ensure that each injured patient will receive a share of more than $1 billion as compensation for problems encountered with Rejuvenate and ABGII metal-on-metal modular hip implants.

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 'Giving voice to a growing public health problem,' notes Dr. Don Harte, Marin County chiropractor, 'a recent cover of TIME magazine bears a picture of a fishhook, with a pill as 'bait.' That cover proclaims 'They're the most powerful painkillers ever invented. And they're creating the worst addiction crisis America has ever seen.' No kidding!'

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. is investigating another privacy breach in 2015 that has resulted in the theft of patients' personal information at several hospitals in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. These hospitals all used the billing services of Medical Management LLC, based in North Carolina, announced the law firm.