Author: Ken Dropiewski

Polares Medical Closes a $25M Financing to Enter Clinical Validation

Lausanne, Switzerland and Palo Alto, USA, July 17, 2018 / B3C newswire / — Polares Medical SA, a preclinical stage medical technology company focused on the development of a unique trans-catheter mitral valve hemi-replacement system to treat patients suffering from mitral regurgitation (MR), announced today the closing of a $25 million […]

AlacrityCare and Myia Join VivaLNK Developer Program to Innovate Remote Patient Monitoring for Cancer Treatment and Cardiovascular Events

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — VivaLNK, a leading provider of connected healthcare devices, today announces exciting solutions built on its developer program. VivaLNK’s developer program enables Internet of Health Things (IoHT) solution providers to easily integrate medical and healthcare applications with VivaLNK’s suite of connected wearable devices for wellness, remote […]

Reva Expands Commercial Access to Fantom With New Distribution Partnership in Italy

SAN DIEGO, July 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — REVA Medical, Inc. (ASX:RVA) (“REVA” or the “Company”), a leader in bioresorbable polymer technologies for vascular applications, is expanding commercial access to the Fantom® Bioresorbable Scaffold with a new distribution partnership in Italy. REVA will work with Bio Vascular Group S.R.L. (“Bio Vascular”) […]

Merit Medical Systems to Announce Second Quarter Results on July 23, 2018

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, July 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used in interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology, oncology, critical care and endoscopy, announced today that it will release its financial results for the […]

Hancock Jaffe Appoints Bob Rankin as Chief Financial Officer

IRVINE, Calif., July 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hancock Jaffe Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:HJLI) (Nasdaq:HJLIW), a company specializing in bioprosthetic medical devices to establish improved standards of care for treating cardiac and vascular diseases, today announced that Bob Rankin will be joining the company as its chief financial officer beginning July […]

Zebra Medical Vision Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of Its Coronary Calcium Algorithm

SHEFAYIM, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zebra Medical Vision (http://zebra-med.com/) announces today it has received 510(k) clearance for its Coronary Calcium Scoring algorithm. The algorithm, capable of automatically calculating a patient’s Agatston equivalent coronary calcium score from ECG gated CT scan, provides physicians with important data used in the assessment of the risk for coronary […]

Sernova Announces $2,000,000 First Closing of Private Placement

LONDON, Ontario, July 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  Sernova Corp. (“Sernova” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:SVA) (OTCQB:SEOVF) (FSE:PSH) is pleased to announce that it closed $2,000,000 of its non-brokered private placement announced on June 26, 2018. In addition, as the Company has received over-subscriptions of $404,000, it is increasing the total […]

Neovasc Announces Filing of “Administrative” Prospectus Supplement Relating to Expiry of Prior Shelf Prospectus / Registration Statement

VANCOUVER, July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Neovasc Inc. (“Neovasc” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ, TSX: NVCN) announced today that, in connection with its new final short form base shelf prospectus (the “Base Shelf Prospectus”) filed with securities regulatory authorities in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario (the “Provinces”) and its corresponding shelf registration statement on Form […]

BD Acquires TVA Medical to Advance Leadership in Solutions for Chronic Kidney Disease

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced it has completed the acquisition of TVA Medical, Inc., a company that develops minimally invasive vascular access solutions for patients with chronic kidney disease requiring hemodialysis. In the U.S. alone, […]