ZOLL Heroes for Life Program Recognizes Everyday People Making a Difference with ZOLL AEDs

CHELMSFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ZOLL® Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei Group Company that manufactures medical devices and related software solutions, announced today that it is launching a Heroes for Life™ program to honor “unexpected heroes” who have helped save the life of a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) victim with a ZOLL AED and […]

Medtronic Clinical Trial to Evaluate ECG Belt for Optimizing Heart Failure Therapy

DUBLIN – July 19, 2018 – Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced first enrollments in a new clinical trial evaluating the ECG (electrocardiography) Belt Research System (ECG Belt) as a diagnostic tool for optimizing cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) for patients with heart failure. The first patient enrolled in the ECG Belt for […]

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 […]

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 […]

CardioFocus® Announces Full Commercial Launch of HeartLight® System in Japan

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CardioFocus, Inc., a medical device innovator and manufacturer dedicated to advancing ablation treatment for atrial fibrillation (AF), today announced the commercial launch of its HeartLight Endoscopic Ablation System in Japan. The commercial launch will be managed in conjunction with its distribution partner JapanLifeline Co., Ltd. (JLL). The commercial launch follows […]

Medtronic Wins Expanded Indication for SelectSecure(TM) MRI SureScan(TM) Pacing Lead for His Bundle Site Stimulation

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) –DUBLIN – July 12, 2018 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) labeling expansion for the Medtronic SelectSecure(TM) MRI SureScan(TM) Model 3830 cardiac pacing lead to include stimulation of the bundle of His. It is the only pacing lead on the market […]

Geneva Health Solutions Hits 50 Cardiology Practice Customer Milestone for Remote Cardiac Monitoring

PASADENA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Geneva Health Solutions (GHS), the leading cloud-based technology platform and service for managing data from implantable cardiac devices, announced it has hit a critical milestone for the number of practices using the GHS remote monitoring service and platform. In addition, the company secured a strategic investment and continues to […]

BioSig Technologies to Present at the 40th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

Santa Monica, CA, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BioSig Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: BSGM), a medical device company developing a proprietary biomedical signal processing platform designed to address an unmet technology need for the $4.6 billion electrophysiology (EP) marketplace, today announced that the research poster entitled “Unipolar Intracardiac Signal Morphology as a […]

Angiodroid Srl Announces CE Mark for ANGIOPULSE™ Intra-aortic Balloon Pump

BOLOGNA, Italy, July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ANGIODROID Srl, an Italian manufacturer of medical technologies, announces the CE mark for ANGIOPULSE, its first intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) device. The new ANGIOPULSE IABP incorporates a new system for IABP management based on pressure regulation. Extremely sophisticated, ANGIOPULSE builds on the Italian experience of Angiodroid Srl (angiodroid.com), […]

Medtronic Receives FDA Approval for Less-Invasive Heart Pump Implant Procedure

DUBLIN – July 11, 2018 – Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) has received United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a less-invasive implant approach of its HVAD(TM) System, a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) for patients with advanced heart failure. The HVAD System is the smallest commercially available LVAD, and […]