June 23, 2016


New SunTech Medical CT40 Vital Signs Device to Feature Masimo SET® Pulse Oximetry Technology

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) and SunTech Medical, a Halma (LSE:HLMA) company, jointly announced today the integration of Masimo SET® pulse oximetry technology into SunTech’s CT40, a next generation spot-check vital signs device.

Masimo Signal Extraction Technology (SET®) Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry measures oxygen saturation"...

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June 20, 2016


Allianz Worldwide Care Triumphs at Global Awards Ceremony

Allianz Worldwide Care has been recognised as the top international health insurer at the inaugural International Adviser Product & Service Awards, which took place in London recently and honoured excellence across the financial services industry.

Following an in-depth analysis by industry experts, Allianz Worldwide Care triumphed over competitors including Cigna Global"...

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June 18, 2016


Acelity Announces Pricing of $190 Million of Additional 7.875% First Lien Senior Secured Notes

Acelity L.P. Inc. (“Acelity”), a global advanced wound care and regenerative medicine company, announced today the pricing of the private offering by its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (“KCI”) and KCI USA, Inc. (“KCI USA” and, together with KCI, the “Issuers”), of $190 million in aggregate principal amount of 7.875% first lien senior secured notes due 2021 (the “Notes”). The Notes will be treated as a single series with the $400 million of 7.875%"...

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June 17, 2016


Patient Safety Movement Applauds the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) & MedStar Health for Developing the CANDOR Toolkit

The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) recommends that healthcare organizations around the world implement the Communication and Optimal Resolution (CANDOR) online toolkit published by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). AHRQ selected MedStar to develop and pilot the toolkit for the"......

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June 16, 2016


Patient Safety Movement Announces Three New Patient Safety Challenges

The Patient Safety Movement Foundation announced three new patient safety challenges at its Midyear Planning Meeting co-convened with Inova. The 2016 Midyear Planning Meeting brought together over 100 medical experts, administrators, patient advocates and government officials from around the world for presentations and discussions on critical topics in patient safety. The meeting concluded with a discussion and vote to select the new challenges where patient death can be easily prevented if proper protocols are followed during"...

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June 15, 2016


Landmark Study Suggests Cranberries Can Decrease Use of Antibiotics

Today leading experts on infectious disease and urinary tract infections (UTIs) will gather in London to discuss the alarming state of antibiotic resistance and present findings from a landmark study that conclusively shows that cranberries can be a nutritional approach to reducing symptomatic UTIs, and as a result, may be a useful strategy to decrease worldwide use of antibiotics.


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June 14, 2016


Jardiance® (empagliflozin) significantly reduced the risk of progressive kidney disease in adults with type 2 diabetes with established cardiovascular disease

  • Jardiance® (empagliflozin) is the only SGLT2 inhibitor to demonstrate the potential to improve kidney outcomes on top of standard of care
  • New data from the landmark EMPA-REG OUTCOME® clinical trial published in The New England Journal of Medicine

New data showed Jardiance® (empagliflozin) reduced the risk for new-onset or worsening kidney disease by 39 percent versus placebo when added to standard of care in people with type 2 diabetes with established cardiovascular disease. Boehringer"...

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June 14, 2016


OT MultiSIM Cards and Packaging Selected by Sprint for Its Nationwide Stores Network – a First in the United States

OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announced its selection by Sprint to provide its MultiSIM cards. These latest generation SIM cards will be offered in Sprint nationwide stores network in the United States as the first ever Sprint retail packaged SIM kit, targeting new subscribers who will bring their own device.


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June 13, 2016


SEMINAR SOUR EL ghozlane Autism is not inevitable

Parents have the duty and obligation to speak, to better diagnose. Under the theme: "Autism spectrum disorders: understanding and action," the management of the health Bouira recently organized at the paramedical school of Sour El Ghozlane, a regional meeting about autism. Dr. Siassi, psychiatric assistant will tell about the diagnosis of this disease: "It may be through a thorough interview with the parents in order to graduate at best the different stages of child development and to establish a balance current"...

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June 13, 2016


New Jardiance® (empagliflozin) data show that reduced risk for cardiovascular (CV) death was consistent across age groups in adults with type 2 diabetes

  • In a separate analysis, Jardiance® also reduced risk for CV events consistently in groups divided by LDL cholesterol level
  • Results from sub-analyses of the landmark EMPA-REG OUTCOME® trial presented at the American Diabetes Association 76th Scientific Sessions®

New analyses showed risk reductions were consistent across age groups for cardiovascular (CV) outcomes,"...

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