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Intermountain Healthcare has purchased roughly 8 acres of land just west of Las Vegas, according to published reports. Property records show that the health care system paid almost $19 million for the land, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. “It’s unclear what Intermountain plans to do with the Summerlin-area property, which has seen big project […]

ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) today announced it has been awarded $2.8 million in funding by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the expansion of the Case for Quality and medical device cybersecurity programs. This award will develop and evaluate a variation of the Case for Quality Voluntary Improvement Program […]

ASTM International’s committee on medical and surgical materials and devices (F04) has approved the third in a series of standards that help evaluate effective cleaning procedures for medical devices. The new guide, which focuses on extraction of test soils to validate cleaning methods, will soon be published as F3321. According to ASTM International member Ralph […]

Second OptumIQ survey of health care executives finds 88% increase in number who said their organizations have implemented an artificial intelligence (AI) strategy compared with 2018 Nine in 10 leaders are confident they will see a return on investment in AI sooner than previously expected; half say in less than three years. They also expect […]

By ECRI PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA—ECRI Institute identified surgical stapler misuse as the number one health technology hazard in its Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2020 report. “Injuries and deaths from the misuse of surgical staplers are substantial and preventable,” said Marcus Schabacker, MD, PhD, president and CEO, ECRI Institute. “We want hospitals and other […]

Expands Solutions for Cardiac Arrest Victims in the Community CHELMSFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ZOLL Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei Group Company that manufactures medical devices and related software solutions, today confirmed that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Cardiac Science® Corporation, a leading provider of automated external defibrillators (AEDs), related services, and accessories. “We are […]

A new FDA Voices entry titled “Preventing Medical Device Shortages by Ensuring Safe and Effective Sterilization in Manufacturing” is now available. The entry is co-written by Suzanne B. Schwartz, M.D., M.B.A., Deputy Director of the Office of Strategic Partnerships and Technology Innovation and Acting Office Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), and CAPT […]

After 40 years of service, Dan Helwig, announces his retirement from Diversey and the company dedicates its new Customer Experience Center located in the South Carolina Global Headquarters as the “Daniel C. Helwig Customer Experience Center.” “This is a fitting honor to Dan’s long career with Diversey and it is with the deepest gratitude that […]

A generous $32 million gift from the New York-based Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation will enable Mayo Clinic to expand its research mission with the construction of a four-story, 64,000-square-foot research building in Rochester. Planning for the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Building is underway, with groundbreaking expected in 2020 and occupancy in 2022. The building […]

For the fourth time, Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) has been named among the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review. CHC is honored by this recognition, announced May 21, 2019.

Intermountain Healthcare has purchased roughly 8 acres of land just west of Las Vegas, according to published reports. Property records show that the health care system paid almost $19 million for the land, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. “It’s unclear what Intermountain plans to do with the Summerlin-area property, which has seen big project […]

ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) today announced it has been awarded $2.8 million in funding by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the expansion of the Case for Quality and medical device cybersecurity programs. This award will develop and evaluate a variation of the Case for Quality Voluntary Improvement Program […]

ASTM International’s committee on medical and surgical materials and devices (F04) has approved the third in a series of standards that help evaluate effective cleaning procedures for medical devices. The new guide, which focuses on extraction of test soils to validate cleaning methods, will soon be published as F3321. According to ASTM International member Ralph […]

Second OptumIQ survey of health care executives finds 88% increase in number who said their organizations have implemented an artificial intelligence (AI) strategy compared with 2018 Nine in 10 leaders are confident they will see a return on investment in AI sooner than previously expected; half say in less than three years. They also expect […]

By ECRI PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA—ECRI Institute identified surgical stapler misuse as the number one health technology hazard in its Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2020 report. “Injuries and deaths from the misuse of surgical staplers are substantial and preventable,” said Marcus Schabacker, MD, PhD, president and CEO, ECRI Institute. “We want hospitals and other […]

Expands Solutions for Cardiac Arrest Victims in the Community CHELMSFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ZOLL Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei Group Company that manufactures medical devices and related software solutions, today confirmed that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Cardiac Science® Corporation, a leading provider of automated external defibrillators (AEDs), related services, and accessories. “We are […]

A new FDA Voices entry titled “Preventing Medical Device Shortages by Ensuring Safe and Effective Sterilization in Manufacturing” is now available. The entry is co-written by Suzanne B. Schwartz, M.D., M.B.A., Deputy Director of the Office of Strategic Partnerships and Technology Innovation and Acting Office Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), and CAPT […]

After 40 years of service, Dan Helwig, announces his retirement from Diversey and the company dedicates its new Customer Experience Center located in the South Carolina Global Headquarters as the “Daniel C. Helwig Customer Experience Center.” “This is a fitting honor to Dan’s long career with Diversey and it is with the deepest gratitude that […]

A generous $32 million gift from the New York-based Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation will enable Mayo Clinic to expand its research mission with the construction of a four-story, 64,000-square-foot research building in Rochester. Planning for the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Building is underway, with groundbreaking expected in 2020 and occupancy in 2022. The building […]

For the fourth time, Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) has been named among the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review. CHC is honored by this recognition, announced May 21, 2019.