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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 […]

CardioMech Raises $2.5 Million in Heavily Oversubscribed Convertible Note

OSLO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CardioMech AS announced today that it has closed on a convertible note financing of $2.5 million, which was significantly oversubscribed. The note included investments from experienced angel investors in interventional cardiology and structural heart disease. “This financing milestone demonstrates the rapid acceleration of the development of CardioMech’s transcatheter mitral valve repair technology. […]

FierceMedTech Names FineHeart as One of Its “Fierce 15” Med Tech Companies of 2018

BORDEAUX, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FineHeart today announced that it has been named by FierceMedTech as one of 2018’s Fierce 15 med tech companies, designating it as one of the most promising private med tech companies in the industry. FineHeart’s technology, the ICOMS (Implantable Cardiac Output Management System), is dedicated to the treatment of severe heart […]

Pierangeli Clinic Initiates Program Providing Neovasc Reducer™ Procedure to Italian Patients with Refractory Angina

VANCOUVER, Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Neovasc, Inc. (“Neovasc” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: NVCN)(TSX: NVCN), a leader in the development of minimally invasive transcatheter mitral valve technologies and in the development of minimally invasive devices for the treatment of refractory angina, today announced that the Pierangeli Clinic of Pescara, Italy, under the guidance of its […]