Author: Ken Dropiewski

iRhythm Technologies Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results and Provides Full Year 2019 Financial Outlook

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — iRhythm Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRTC), a leading digital health care solutions company focused on the advancement of cardiac care, today reported financial results for the three months and full year ended December 31, 2018. Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Highlights Revenue of […]

IBM Watson Health and the Broad Institute Launch Initiative to Help Clinicians Predict the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease with Genomics and AI

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — IBM Watson Health (NYSE: IBM) and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard are expanding their partnership to help clinicians better predict the possibility of serious cardiovascular diseases. By working with genomics, clinical data and AI, IBM and the Broad Institute hope this three-year project will help provide doctors with tools to […]

Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute of St. David’s Medical Center is the first in the United States to treat patient under study for evaluation of the ablation catheter-balloon for the treatment of atrial fibrillation

AUSTIN, Texas , February 13, 2019 / PRNewswire / – The Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute (TCAI) of St. David’s Medical Center recently conducted the first procedure in the United States using the new multi-electrode radiofrequency (RF) ablation balloon catheter, HELIOSTAR as part of the STELLAR study. The aim of the study is […]

Philips launches latest iteration of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular at HIMSS 2019

AMSTERDAM and ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the launch of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular 4.1, its next-generation cardiovascular image and information management system. The latest version builds on the existing pediatric reporting capabilities, recognizing the important and unique nature of the pediatric environment. Clinicians can now […]

Endologix Reports Inducement Grants Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELGX) (the “Company”), a developer and marketer of innovative treatments for aortic disorders, announced today the grant of inducement equity awards to eight newly hired employees (the “Awardees”). The awards were approved by the Company’s Compensation Committee, which is comprised of independent Directors, on January 31, 2019, […]

AtriCure Announces Launch of the cryoICE® cryoSPHERE™ Probe

MASON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AtriCure, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATRC), a leading innovator in treatments for atrial fibrillation (Afib) and left atrial appendage management (LAAM), today announced that it has launched the cryoICE® cryoSPHERE™ probe in the United States. The cryoSPHERE probe is the first device in the cryoICE family solely dedicated to blocking pain by […]

Merit Medical Systems to Announce Fourth Quarter and Year End Results and 2019 Guidance on February 26, 2019

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, Feb. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used primarily in cardiology, radiology and endoscopy, announced today that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2018 […]

VitalConnect Unveils Vista Solution 2.0 to Improve Real-time Patient Monitoring for Earlier Intervention

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — VitalConnect, Inc., a leader in wearable biosensor technology for wireless monitoring, is introducing today at HIMSS19 Vista Solution 2.01, ushering in the next generation of healthcare where specific health outcomes can be detected through National Early Warning Scores (NEWS). Vista Solution 2.0 will include the […]

OMEICOS Therapeutics Strengthens Board of Directors with the Appointment of Christian Schetter

BERLIN & BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OMEICOS Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class small molecule therapeutics for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular and ophthalmic diseases, today announced the appointment of Christian Schetter, Ph.D., as an independent Board Member. Christian has over 20 years’ industry experience across the life sciences sector, and most […]