Entries by CAPTIS

Women’s leadership roles increasing in Telehealth & Health Care, but the journey toward equity is far from over

Charlotte Yeh When Charlotte Yeh entered medical school decades ago, it was the first year more than 10 percent of the slots were available to women. Fast forward to today, and women make up almost half of medical school classes. Women also hold prominent roles throughout health care, including in management. But getting a coveted […]

7 things for ASC leaders to know for Thursday — April 6, 2017

Written by Mary Rechtoris | April 06, 2017 | Print | Email Here are seven updates for ASC leaders to note: Virtua seeks CON approval for $1B facility with ASCEvesham, N.J.-based Virtua, a nonprofit health system, is seeking New Jersey State Health Planning Board approval to relocate Mount Holly, N.J.-based Virtua Memorial Hospital to a new campus equipped […]

Rainin???s Pipette Service Puts The Customer First

Careful maintenance of precision pipettes is essential in the highly regulated pharmaceutical and clinical diagnostics industries. Kevin Orf, Senior Manager of Validation and Metrology at a specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostic company based in San Diego, California, explained: “In our line of work, accurate pipetting is vital to avoid any errors in test results. As an […]

Bausch & Lomb Snags FDA Nod for Stellaris Elite Next-Generation Phacoemulsification Platform

New Machine Offers Surgeons Advanced Features and Opportunities for Future Customization LAVAL, Quebec, April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.’s (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) wholly owned subsidiary, Bausch + Lomb, today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Stellaris Elite Vision Enhancement System, the […]

FDA Green Lights Becton, Dickinson and Company's New Flow Cytometer System With Leucocount Reagent Assay

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a flow cytometer system with a leucocount reagent assay used in residual white blood cell enumeration. When used together […]

Rhinomed Announce To Sell Mute

Mute To Go On Sale in Over 800 North American GNC Stores Melbourne, April 6, 2017 – (ABN Newswire) – Respiratory technology company Rhinomed (ASX:RNO) (OTCMKTS:RHNMF) is pleased to announce further expansion of its North American retail distribution footprint having received confirmation that its Mute sleep technology will go on sale in 811 GNC Holdings […]

Collagen-Targeting PET Probe May Improve Pulmonary Fibrosis Diagnosis And Treatment, Massachusetts General Hospital Reveals

PET scans of mouse lungs with (right) and without (fibrosis) using a new imaging probe. Credit: P. Désogère et al., Science Translational Medicine (2017) A PET imaging probe developed by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators appears able to diagnose and stage pulmonary fibrosis—an often life-shortening lung disease—as well as monitor the response to treatment. In […]