Recent Press Releases

Ekso Bionics(TM) Secures Second Phase of U.S. Special Operation Command's TALOS Project

RICHMOND, Calif., Jan. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:EKSO), a robotic exoskeleton company, announced that their leading work on the first phase of the TALOS project...

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Study Reveals Extreme Cost Variations for Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries

Data shows identical procedures can quadruple in cost depending on which hospital is selected within a market CHICAGO, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The cost of knee and hip replacement...

Medtronic Introduces Enhanced Therapy to Treat Debilitating Symptoms of Serious Stomach Disorder

FDA-Approved System May Provide Long-Term Symptom Relief for Patients Suffering from Gastroparesis MINNEAPOLIS - January 23, 2015 -Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today announced it has received United...

Research and Markets: Global Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology and Patient Flow Analysis Report 2015

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Nevro Receives Approvable Letter from U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Senza® Spinal Cord Stimulation System

Nevro to Host Investor Conference Call Friday, January 23 at 8:30 a.m. ET MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevro Corp. (NYSE: NVRO), a medical device company that has developed and...

CMS launches Dialysis Facility Compare star ratings

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) added star ratings to the Dialysis Facility Compare (DFC) website. These ratings summarize performance data, making it easier for...

SpineGuard Reports 2014 Revenue at €4.4M

SpineGuard Reports 2014 Revenue at €4.4M

CareFusion Stockholders Approve Proposed Merger With Becton, Dickinson

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE: BDX) ("BD") and CareFusion Corporation (NYSE: CFN) ("CareFusion") today...

AliveCor Receives CE Mark on Atrial Fibrillation Algorithm

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AliveCor, Inc. announced today it has received CE Mark (Conformite Europeenne) clearance for its automated analysis process (algorithm) to detect atrial...

LabCorp Prices $500,000,000 in 2.625% Senior Notes Due 2020, $500,000,000 in 3.200% Senior Notes Due 2022, $1,000,000,000 in 3.600% Senior Notes Due 2025 and $900,000,000 in 4.700% Senior Notes Due 2045

BURLINGTON, N.C., Jan 21, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (LabCorp®) (NYSE: LH) announced today that it has priced its offering of $2.9 billion in senior...

K2M Group Holdings, Inc. Reports Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results, Including Q4 US Complex Spine Growth of 20%

LEESBURG, Va., Jan. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTWO) today reported certain preliminary financial results for the three months and twelve months ending December 31,...

K2M Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for the Next Generation of Its Innovative Complex Spine MESA(R) Technology

LEESBURG, Va., Jan. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTWO) (the "Company" or "K2M"), a global medical device company focused on designing, developing...

K2M Group Holdings, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Follow-on Offering

LEESBURG, Va., Jan. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTWO) ("K2M" or the "Company") a global medical device company focused on designing, developing...

EndoGastric Solutions Announces Publication of Landmark Data in Gastroenterology Demonstrating Superiority of Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication For Treatment of Troublesome Regurgitation

Significantly More TIF/Placebo Patients Experienced Elimination of Troublesome Regurgitation as Compared to Sham/PPI Patients SAN MATEO, Calif. (January 21, 2015)–EndoGastric Solutions (EGS)...

Welch Allyn Acquires Hubble Telemedical to Combat Diabetic Retinopathy in Primary Care Settings

Diabetic Retinopathy Is One of the Most Prevalent but Preventable Blinding Diseases in the World, Over 100 Million Affected SKANEATELES FALLS, NY--(Marketwired - January 20, 2015) - Welch Allyn,...

SOTU Reaction: AdvaMedDx Commends Genomics Project, Looks forward to Seeing Details

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Andrew Fish, executive director of AdvaMedDx, issued the following statement today in response to a proposal to develop a large-scale genomics project, as referenced in last...

Silver Nanowire Sensors Hold Promise for Prosthetics, Robotics

January 16, 2014 | Matt Shipman North Carolina State University researchers have used silver nanowires to develop wearable, multifunctional sensors that could be used in biomedical, military or...

Real-Time Data Analysis from SAP HANA® Leads to Better Surgical Outcomes at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Orthopedic Surgeons Use Big Data to Identify Best Treatment Options for Patients With Chronic Knee Pain January 21, 2015: 09:00 AM ET WALLDORF, Germany, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE (NYSE:...

Capsule Undertakes Major Medical Device Information System Implementation at Leading Cancer Center

ANDOVER, Mass., Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Capsule Tech, Inc., the first provider of medical device information systems (MDIS), today announced that The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer...

Medtronic Launches MiniMed 640G System, Breakthrough in Artificial Pancreas Technology, Outside the U.S.

MINNEAPOLIS - January 21, 2015 - Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) today announced the start of the global launch of the MiniMed(TM) 640G System, the next breakthrough toward an artificial pancreas. With...