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UHC Study: Variations in Use of Physician Preference Items Affect Patient Outcomes and Costs

3/31/2015
CHICAGO , March 31, 2015 UHC has released the findings of a new study that evaluated the use of medical devices based on cost and quality outcomes to uncover several trends related to high-priced physician preference items (PPIs). The study examined utilization of PPIs—which can account for 30% to 40% of a hospital's supply expenses 1 —at 10 academic medical center... [Comments]

Uroplasty and Vision-Sciences Complete Merger

3/31/2015
MINNEAPOLIS and ORANGEBURG, N.Y., March 31, 2015 Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ:  UPI) and Vision-Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:  VSCI) today announced the completion of their merger. The merger was originally announced in December 2014, and completion of the all-stock combination creates a new medical device company named Cogentix Medical, Inc. Beginning on April 1, 20... [Comments]

Government of Canada hosts roundtable discussion to advance Canada's work on antimicrobial resistance

3/31/2015
OTTAWA , March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, met with leaders representing human and animal health organizations to discuss the Government of Canada's plan for combatting antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The roundtable provided an important opportunity for both human and animal health stakeholders to share their priorities and discuss role... [Comments]

Western European Liquid Handling Market

3/31/2015
LONDON , March 31, 2015  The increasing life science research activities across drug discovery applications have driven the need for automated products in liquid handling. How far the automated segments are going to replace the manual instruments is analyzed in this research. This study provides the market overview, market engineering measurements, revenue forecasts, compa... [Comments]

Grenoble University Hospital First Hospital in France to set up a Multidisciplinary Optical Biopsy Program With the Cellvizio Endomicroscopy Platform

3/31/2015
PARIS , March 31, 2015 Mauna Kea Technologies (Euronext: MKEA, FR0010609263), inventor of Cellvizio®, the multidisciplinary confocal laser endomicroscopy platform, today announced the set-up of an optical biopsy program at the CHU de Grenoble (university hospital center). The CHU de Grenoble is now the first hospital in France to propose to its gastroenterology, int... [Comments]

Point-of-Care Partners Launches the ePA State Navigator

3/31/2015
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. , March 31, 2015 Point-of-Care Partners, a leading health information technology (HIT) strategy and management consulting firm, has launched the ePA State Navigator -- a recurring reference publication to enable health IT vendors, payers and pharmacies to quickly assess the evolving regulatory environment for the electronic prior authorization (ePA) of pres... [Comments]

Global Nuclear Imaging Market 2015-2019 with GE healthcare, Philips Healthcare & Siemens Healthcare Dominating

3/31/2015
DUBLIN , Mar. 30, 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gj8bvd/global_nuclear ) has announced the addition of the "Global Nuclear Imaging Market 2015-2019" report to their offering. The analysts forecast the Global Nuclear Imaging market to grow at a CAGR of 5.89 percent over the period 2014-2019. The report, Global Nuclear Imaging mar... [Comments]

Eurpoean Automatic External Defibrillators (Semi-Automated, Fully-Automated) Market 2015-2019 - Pre-Hospitals, Public Access Market, Hospitals, Alternate Care Market, Home Analysis

3/31/2015
DUBLIN , Mar. 30, 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5r9f3t/eurpoean ) has announced the addition of the "Eurpoean Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) Market by Product Type (Semi-Automated, Fully-Automated), End-User (Pre-Hospitals, Public Access Market, Hospitals, Alternate Care Market, Home) - Forecast to 2019" report to their offe... [Comments]

Global Intraoperative Imaging (Intraoperative CT, Intraoperative MRI, Intraoperative Ultrasound) Market 2015-2019

3/31/2015
DUBLIN , Mar. 27, 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/76q7r6/intraoperative ) has announced the addition of the "Intraoperative Imaging Market by Type (Intraoperative CT, Intraoperative MRI, Intraoperative Ultrasound) - Global Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. The global intraoperative imaging market is estimated to grow at a C... [Comments]

AMGA's High Performing Health News Program Features The Medical Letter

3/31/2015
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. , March 31, 2015 The Medical Letter is pleased to announce it will be featured in the American Medical Group Association's "High Performing Health" News Program, produced by ITN Productions. AMGA's "High Performing Health" production is an online news program focused on the challenges facing the nation's healthcare system in delivering better ca... [Comments]

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