Medical Industry News

FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Millicent Burke-Sinclair, Ed.D, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, director of human resources with Four Seasons Compassion for Life in N.C., has been awarded the prestigious senior certified professional designation from the Society for Human Resource Management.

SUGAR LAND, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) announced the release of the Phantom AL Retractor System used to facilitate minimally invasive exposure and retraction of the anterior lumbar spine. The Phantom AL Retractor System provides superior visualization with minimal tissue trauma during MIS ALIF procedures.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: April 2015 is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and Spodak Dental Group is offering free oral cancer screenings to the public during the entire month. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, there will be more than 40,000 people who will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year.

NORTHVILLE, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: For the third year in a row, Medical Care Alert has earned the coveted Angie's List Super Service Award, reflecting another exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review site in 2014.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: New York-based Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. today filed a class action lawsuit against Seattle-based Premera Blue Cross on behalf of policy holders who lost sensitive private information as a result of a massive, sustained hacking of Premera's computer systems, the law firm announced.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Florida-based Spodak Dental Group is always looking for ways to provide its patients with excellent care and service, and with the addition of a new feature on the website, it's even more convenient for patients to manage their dental payments.

OAKLAND, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: With 2145 cases of active TB in 2014, California alone has 23 percent of the nation's TB cases. However, this represents only a small fraction of the estimated 2.5 million Californians infected with TB. The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) released a Universal Adult TB Risk Assessment today to support efforts to find those infected with TB.

SIDNEY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Hearing Professionals announces that Licensed Hearing Aid Specialist Karl Klein has joined the team in Ohio. Klein has worked as a hearing aid specialist since 2011. He is trained to test hearing and treat hearing loss, fit and adjust hearing aids, as well as train patients to get the most benefit from hearing aids.

DURHAM, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT) has launched a brand new solution, CloudCMR, designed to promote worldwide sharing of de-identified cardiovascular magnetic resonance images for education, research, and quality control purposes.

DURHAM, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: HeartIT (Heart Imaging Technologies) is pleased to officially announce the release of Precession(TM), the first Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Solution in the market which allows Viewing, Analysis, and Reporting all within a standard web browser. Precession(TM) combines zero footprint web technology along with communication and distribution features unmatched in the industry.

BATON ROUGE, La. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The SUDC Foundation celebrates Governor Bobby Jindal's proclamation recognizing March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Awareness month in the State of Louisiana. Laura Crandall, Co-founder of the SUDC Foundation and mother who lost her 15 month old daughter to a sudden unexplained death says, 'I am deeply touched by this proclamation.'

SYDNEY, Australia /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Saluda Medical has today announced that it has received $10 million in Series B financing bringing a breakthrough treatment for chronic pain one step closer to reality. New investor Biosciences Managers led the funding round, in which existing investors also participated.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Spodak Dental Group in Florida is offering a February 'sweet' deal for patients who are interested in straightening their smile in 2015. Patients will receive $1,000 off the cost of Invisalign when they enroll in treatment during the month of February.

MIAMI, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: David Nour, CEO and Founder of The Nour Group, Inc., enterprise growth strategist, and best-selling author of Relationship Economics(R) and Return on Impact, will be leading the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) at their 2015 Emerging Leader Conference on Feb. 5, 2015 at the Loews South Beach Resort in Miami, Fla.

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Vermont-based EQ2 LLC, a leading supplier of hospital CMMS (Computerized Maintenance and Management System) software, today announced that its HEMS software successfully completed five days of real-time integration and interoperability testing at the IHE (Integrating The Healthcare Enterprise) Connectathon in Cleveland.

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: According to the just-released 2014 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report, Healthcare Insights, LLC (HCI), which provides integrated hospital financial management and cost accounting software as well as business process consulting services, continues to lead the industry. For the fourth consecutive year, HCI's INSIGHTS(R) software application again ranked as #1 Category Leader in the Budgeting Software and Services Category.

TORRANCE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Integrated Physical Medicine (IPM) will be hosting a business mixer in coordination with the Unified Small Business Alliance (USBA). The event will take place on January 30, 2015 at 4 p.m. at IPM located at 3661 Torrance Blvd., Suite 201, Torrance.

SUGAR LAND, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) today announced the release of the Small Incision Retractor System(TM), or SIS Retractor(TM), for use when a standard sternotomy is required. An official launch will be held later this week at the STS meeting in San Diego, Calif.

COOPER CITY, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Forever Young MedSpa, South Florida's go-to establishment for medical aesthetics and plastic surgery, is one of only a very few centers in the entire United States to offer the brand-new Flex applicator for BTL's Vanquish 'fat busting' system. Vanquish uses radio frequency energy to target and destroy fat cells.

MESA, Ariz. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: On Saturday, February 7, 2015, the doors will open at the San Tan Charter School in Gilbert, Arizona, for the first 'Healthy Minds-Lives-Communities' event. The Foundation for Healthy Living has designed a day to provide free education and resources to inform, educate and inspire healthy living in the local community.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: For 100 of the past 101 Christmases Ruth Ebbs has celebrated, she's found herself at home surrounded by family and friends. However, after breaking her hip in a fall, she spent last year's holiday season in a nursing home, fervently wishing she was marking the occasion at home. Now, thanks to the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Ruth became one of the increasing numbers of older adults who are reclaiming their ability to live independently at home.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Spodak Dental Group is now open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is accepting current and future patients who are interested in routine, preventative and emergency dental care. Spodak Dental Group is a full-service practice that is conveniently equipped to meet all dental needs.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: This holiday season, give the gift of a healthy, straight smile. Invisalign(R) takes a modern approach to straightening teeth, using a custom-made series of aligners created personally for each patient. Spodak Dental Group is an Elite Invisalign Provider, placing the company in the top 5 percent of providers worldwide.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 'After six years in Congress, I am overwhelmed with the bill's passage,' said Laura Crandall, SUDC Foundation President and mother of Maria who died inexplicably at the age of 15 months. 'This legislation marks the first time our federal government even recognizes the existence of sudden unexplained deaths of children after their first birthday. I am proud of our government today.'

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Families Empowering Families at Community Connections, is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-marketing support to Families Empowering Families over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.

WILLISTON, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc., is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope will provide public relations and cause-related-marketing support to Guardian Angels over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The SUDC Foundation applauds the Senate's Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on their passage of the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act (S.2746/H.R.669).

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce celebrated business excellence and leadership at this year's Luminary Gala 'Dazzle Delray - Awarding the Stars in Our Town,' held at the Delray Beach Marriott on October 24, 2014. The Chamber of Commerce paid tribute to Dr. Tiffany Peterson of Spodak Dental Group and presented her with the 2014 Ken Ellingsworth Community Service Award.

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: For the second consecutive year, AlEn USA joins forces with Curing Children's Cancer Fund and donates $25,000 to provide financial support for some of the country's leading pediatric cancer researchers.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Neurotech Press today announced publication of a new book that profiles some of the unsung heroes of medical technologies: the brave people who were among the first to use a new or experimental therapy or device. 'Bionic Pioneers: Brave Neurotech Users Blaze the Trail to New Therapies' (ISBN: 9780988234222), by Jennifer French and James Cavuoto, tells the stories of 10 courageous individuals.

FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: North Carolina physician, Lance Plyler, M.D., is a recent veteran of the front lines of the Ebola epidemic, saving the lives of two Americans working to avert the crisis in Liberia: Kent Brantly, M.D., and his colleague, Nancy Writebol. Health Care Cafe, sponsored by Four Seasons Compassion for Life, airs the interview with Plyler, 'Ebola Outbreak in Liberia,' on WTZQ, 1600 AM radio, Nov. 17, 5 p.m.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Florida's Spodak Dental Group wins the Dental Office Design of the Year for a Group Practice from the 15th Annual Dental Office Design Competition. The winners were selected from more than 40 entries nationwide and were announced at the American Dental Association 2014 - America's Dental Meeting this month.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has agreed to pay potentially more than $1 billion to settle claims from patients injured by the company's Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants, the nationally prominent personal-injury law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. announced today.

OAKLAND, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Ebola is dominating the news headlines, bringing public health into the spotlight. Tragically, thousands have died. In the U.S., public health departments everywhere are quickly learning about Ebola and taking measures to prevent an epidemic here; but they are not starting from scratch, says the California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA).

PORTLAND, Ore. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announces that it will be formally launching its corporate citizenship initiative coined, Paragon Gives. On Sunday October 19, 2014, Paragon BioTeck, will kick off its newly branded corporate social responsibility initiative at the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology conference in Chicago.

PORTLAND, Ore. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, will be exhibiting at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (Booth #4550) in Chicago on October 18-21, 2014.

PLYMOUTH, Minn. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: SilkTears, LLC, a privately held, research-based and product-driven biotechnology company, announced today that advances in protein-based excipient technology may allow for the development of artificial tear products that will more closely represent certain characteristics of the natural makeup of the tear film, and may help the significant population of patients suffering from dry eye syndrome.

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Healthcare Insights, LLC, a financial management software firm serving the healthcare industry, and NOMISe Systems, Inc., a provider of hospital cost accounting and patient analytics solutions, today announced the merger of their business operations. The new company will operate under the Healthcare Insights name with an expanded and improved suite of software products, consulting, and outsourced solutions marketed under the INSIGHTS(R) software and NOMISe(R) services brands.

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: When Dr. Darshan Vyas and his staff at Hearing Professionals in Sidney, Ohio were looking for better ways to reach those suffering from minor to severe hearing loss in the upper Miami Valley, they called Mike McDermott and the digital marketing team at Bash Foo.

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Western North Carolina residents who wish to learn more about compassionate care during serious illness are invited to attend an event co-hosted by Four Seasons Compassion for Life and Pardee Hospital. The Lunch and Learn, 'Introduction to Palliative Care 101,' will be noon September 30, 2014, at the Pardee Signature Care Clinic in Blue Ridge Mall.