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Philips and Paige Team up to Bring Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Clinical Pathology Diagnostics

December 5, 2019 AI-based  cancer assessment tools are poised to help pathologists improve speed and accuracy of cancer diagnostics, ultimately leading to better patient care Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Royal Philips ( (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and ...

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Philips and Humana Team up to Improve care for At-risk Medicare Advantage Members

December 4, 2019 Collaboration will help support independent living for high-acuity seniors by providing 24/7 access to care Philips’ remote patient monitoring capabilities will be utilized to help Humana care managers deliver interventions for their members with congestive heart fail...

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SPi Global Signs Agreement to Acquire SPS from Springer Nature Group

SINGAPORE and MANILA, Philippines, Dec. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SPi Global , the market leading content technology and content solutions enterprise that provides data services and subject matter expertise to multiple industries, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement for the...

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Philips Demonstrates Innovation Leadership in MR at RSNA

December 2, 2019 One million patient scans accelerated with Compressed SENSE Philips and the University Medical Center of Leiden (LUMC) jointly top performer in the multi-coil tracks with 8x acceleration category of the fastMRI image reconstruction challenge, organized by Facebook AI Resear...

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Philips and Inspira Health Announce USD 50 Million, Long-term Strategic Partnership to Transform Patient Care for Residents of Southern New Jersey, U.S.

December 2, 2019 Leading health system leverages Philips diagnostic imaging and patient monitoring solutions to deliver on Quadruple Aim: better outcomes, increased efficiency, and improved patient and staff experience Andover, U.S. and Mullica Hill, U.S. – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AE...

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$54bn Wearable Tech Industry Offers Immense Opportunity for Healthcare by 2023

Wearables have the potential to transform healthcare through the ability to remotely measure and analyze patient data in real-time. In 2018, the wearable tech market was worth approximately $23bn and is likely to grow to $54bn by 2023, witnessing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19%, accordin...

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Supreme Cannabis' Wellness Focused Brand, Blissco, Launches New CBD Oil, Pur Dew

Blissco launches full-spectrum CBD Oil, P?r Dew; Created in British Columbia , P?r Dew is made from pure CBD cannabis oil and USDA certified organic MCT coconut oil; P?r Dew diversifies Supreme Cannabis' product offering into CBD; TORONTO , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -  The Supreme Can...

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Theranica Announces U.S. Recycling Partnership in Commitment to Sustainable Medical Device Production

Partnership Advances Circular Economy by Making Nerivio™, a Prescribed Wearable for Acute Treatment of Migraine, Recyclable NETANYA, Israel , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Theranica Bioelectronics (Theranica), a bio-medical technology company developing advanced electroceuticals for migr...

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First Cancer Patient Treated with Varian ProBeam Compact Proton Therapy System at Treatment Center in Florida

PALO ALTO, Calif. , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian (NYSE: VAR) today announced the South Florida Proton Therapy Institute (SFPTI), a Proton International facility, on the campus of Delray Medical Center, has treated its first patient utilizing the Varian ProBeam ® Compact single-room pro...

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Save a Child's Heart Launches its 2019 Mission Trip to Ethiopia to Perform Life-Saving Heart Procedures

WASHINGTON , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Save a Child's Heart (SACH) , an Israeli- based, international, non-profit organization with the mission of improving the quality of pediatric cardiac care throughout the world, today announced that members of their medical team will be traveling to...

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Correvio Announces Presentation of New Brinavess™ Spectrum Data at the American Heart Association 2019 Annual Meeting

NASDAQ: CORV   TSX: CORV Post Hoc Analysis of Subset of Patients Treated in the Emergency Department Setting Safety Outcomes of Interest Observed in Less Than 1% Cases; No Deaths Reported Greater Than 70% of Atrial Fibrillation Episodes Successfully Converted to Sinus Rhythm in a Median...

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UCA2020 Convention: Something (Almost) Completely Different

Urgent Care Association redefines annual event to focus on the "Now" and the "Next" for the industry WARRENVILLE, Ill. , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- On-demand medicine is a dynamic, ever-changing industry that raises the bar to meet evolving patient demands. To further advance indust...

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PTC Therapeutics Launches A No-Cost Testing Program to Drive AADC Deficiency Patient Identification

- AADC deficiency patients are often misdiagnosed as having other neurological conditions such as cerebral palsy - SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced the launch of a no-cost testing program for aromatic L-amino acid de...

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NanoVibronix PainShield® Device Receives Unique Reimbursement Code from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)

Significantly Increases Marketability ELMSFORD, N.Y. , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  NanoVibronix, Inc .,  (NASDAQ: NAOV) , a medical device company that produces the PainShield® Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Portable Ultra Sonic therapeutic device, today announced that the Centers for Medi...

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Levo Therapeutics Receives Fast Track Designation From FDA for Intranasal Carbetocin for the Treatment of Prader-Willi Syndrome

Announces Completion of Series B Financing CHICAGO , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Levo Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for LV-101 (intranasal carbetocin) for the treatment of Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). ...

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Pasha Brands Supports Federal Petition Requesting a Reassessment of the Medical Cannabis Program and Exemptions for Unlicensed Compassion Clubs and Medical Dispensaries

VANCOUVER, British Columbia , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pasha Brands Ltd. ( " Pasha ") (CSE: CRFT) (OTC: CRFTF), Canada ' s largest craft cannabis brand house, last month called for the complete expungements of cannabis records, and a review of post-legalization enforcement. In the wake ...

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Screening for thyroid dysfunction in patients without symptoms: don't routinely check that box

New guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care OTTAWA , Nov. 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - A new guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care found no benefit of routine screening for thyroid dysfunction in adults without symptoms or risk factors. Based ...

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Greenphire Demonstrates Continued Commitment to Global Sponsors and Sites; Participates in Two Leading European Clinical Trial Conferences and Hosts User Group in Poland

Company executives tapped to lead sessions on critical clinical trial issues including site grant payments and budget negotiations KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Greenphire , the global leader in financial workflow automation solutions for clinical trials, today announ...

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Liminal Biosciences announces effectiveness of Registration Statement on Form F-10 and filing of Prospectus Supplement

LAVAL, QC , ROCKVILLE, MD and CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Liminal BioSciences Inc. (NASDAQ: LMNL) (TSX: LMNL) ("Liminal BioSciences" or the "Company"), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing novel therapeutics to treat unmet needs in patient...

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Labcon's ACT-Labeled Products Set New Standard For Environmentally-Friendly Laboratory Consumables

Labcon Advances Industry Leading Commitment to Environmental Responsibility with Addition of ACT Environmental Impact Factor Label on More Than 100 Products PETALUMA, Calif. , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Labcon North America ( www.labcon.com ), the world's leading manufacturer of Earth F...

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Medicenna to Host a Key Opinion Leader Symposium on MDNA55 for Treatment of Recurrent Glioblastoma

Event to feature renowned leaders in the field of immunotherapy and neuro-oncology TORONTO and HOUSTON , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Medicenna Therapeutics Corp. ("Medicenna" or "the Company") (TSX: MDNA, OTCQB: MDNAF), a clinical stage immuno-oncology company, today announced that it w...

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Soligenix to Present at the PCG Spotlight Series Conference

Presentation on Thursday, November 21st at 2:30 pm EST PRINCETON, N.J. , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Soligenix, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat rare diseases where there is ...

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Phio Pharmaceuticals Announces Pricing of $1.0 Million Public Offering of Common Stock

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Phio Pharmaceuticals Corp. (Nasdaq: PHIO), a biotechnology company developing the next generation of immuno-oncology therapeutics based on its proprietary self-delivering RNAi (INTASYL™) therapeutic platform, today announced the pricing of its ...

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Addus HomeCare Reports Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services Approval Of Illinois Waiver Amendment To Increase In-Home Care Rates

FRISCO, Texas , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS), a provider of comprehensive home care services, today provided an update on the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") approval of the State of Illinois budgeted rate increases and its...

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Superior HealthPlan Secures STAR+PLUS Medicaid Contracts For Additional Service Areas In Texas

AUSTIN, Texas , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Superior HealthPlan will begin serving more people in Texas next year through the STAR+PLUS program. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) intends to award a contract that will allow Superior to expand STAR+PLUS coverage in the El...

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Former NBA Player Kevin Ollie Partners with Modern Acupuncture to Make Lives Better, Especially for Stressed Out Youth

Nation's leading acupuncture franchise offers holistic medicine that alleviates stress and anxiety among other benefits. Over 25% of the 400,000 patient visits to Modern Acupuncture since 2017 were for treatment of stress or anxiety. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Mo...

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The Himalaya Drug Company Brings its Flagship Initiative 'Muskaan' to West Bengal to Create Awareness About Cleft

- In Partnership with Smile Train India, Launches the Campaign ' Ek Mutho Hanshi' KOLKATA , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Himalaya Drug Company, India's leading Wellness Company, brings its flagship initiative - 'Muskaan' to West Bengal. Championing the cause of treating cleft for child...

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Relaymed selected November 2019 App of the Month by Allscripts

Application automates common lab workflows at the point of care ORLANDO, Fla. , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Relaymed has been chosen as the Allscripts App of the Month for the third time. Their integrated solution makes a significant impact on clinician workflow by enabling healthc...

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Free Physician Career Fair Coming to Phoenix November 21, 2019

PracticeLink Live! Phoenix Physician Career Fair will take place Thursday, November 21, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix. The event will begin at 5:00 p.m. and continue until 8:00 p.m. A free, optional seminar for job-seeking physicians, residents and fellows, When to Do What in Your Job Search, ...

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Kensington Natural Smiles Brings iTero® Digital Scanning to Montgomery County, Maryland

Kensington Natural Smiles is excited to utilize iTero® technology for its dental patients in Kensington, Maryland. KENSINGTON, Md. , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --  Kensington Natural Smiles is excited to utilize iTero® technology for its dental practice in Kensington, Maryland . Ken...

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Hooray! Seat Sitters™ Named USA TODAY Contest Winner

The Germ Protecting kit was nominated by experts and voted on by readers ROCHESTER, Mich. , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- When it comes to popular travel gifts, there's one kit winning over moms, dads and kid passengers. It's also perfect for traveling with your pet! Providing everyone...

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Castle Hills 3D Orthodontics Announces New Hybrid-Responsive Website

Castle Hills 3D Orthodontics, a provider of advanced orthodontic and dentofacial orthopedics services in Lewisville, TX, is proud to announce its brand new Hybrid-Responsive™ website at https://www.castlehills3dortho.com. LEWISVILLE, Texas , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Castle Hills ...

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Dentalfone Honored for Business Partnership with International Nonprofit Smiles Change Lives

Dentalfone, headquartered in Cocoa Beach, FL, was honored by the international non-profit organization, Smiles Change Lives (SCL), at its 9th Annual Gini Awards on October 19, 2019, in Kansas City, MO for its contribution to the organization. COCOA BEACH, Fla. , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRW...

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Hospital Construction Company, Simone Health, Explains How Healthcare Facilities are Putting an Emphasis on Designing for Flexibility

BRONX, N.Y. , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Flexibility, the ability to adapt and grow to patient needs, is a major concern when designing any kind of medical facility. Healthcare facilities need to be equipped with the right tools and layout to adjust to evolving patient and industry needs as ...

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Castor Establishes Advisory Board of Industry Leaders to Maximize the Impact of Its Clinical Data Platform

Industry veterans including Craig Lipset will support the Castor's vision to advance the future of clinical research AMSTERDAM and HOBOKEN, New Jersey , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Castor, a health-tech company that aims to leverage machine readable data to increase clinical trial effici...

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OITVOIP offers free communications tools to victims of natural disasters

North American Service Provider offers free voice services for up to 30 days after a natural disaster. MIAMI LAKES, Fla. , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- OITVOIP announced that it will be rolling out #OITREADY , a charitable program to help both businesses and individuals whose voice...

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MobilDrTech to Launch Low-Cost Telemedicine Exam Cam / ENT Kit for RNK Products

No longer do Telemedicine Providers need to spend thousands for a high quality General Examination Camera. MobilDrTech, in collaboration with RNK Products is pleased to launch RNK's new Exam Camera Kit (RExCam Kit). HOUSTON , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MobilDrTech, Inc. is pleased t...

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Paladion Announces Major Client Win with a Leading Provider of Identity Protection Services

Paladion will deliver a Managed Detection and Response Service that leverages Artificial Intelligence techniques and machine learning to provide high speed cyber defense. RESTON, Va. , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Paladion, a global leader in AI-Driven Managed Detection and Response ...

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FDAnews Announces -- Understanding the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA): Latest Regulatory Developments and Best Practices Webinar, Dec. 2, 2019

DSCSA implementation requirements and enforcements. A must webinar for anyone along the distribution chain. FALLS CHURCH, Va. , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Understanding the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) Latest Regulatory Developments and Best Practices An FDAnews Webinar M...

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MedGenome Selects Applied Biosystems Axiom Genotyping Platform to Enable Large-scale Genetic Studies in South Asian Populations

This proprietary microarray will accelerate MedGenome's clinico-genomic research in India FOSTER CITY, California , Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MedGenome, a global leader in personalized medicine, announced the development of a proprietary genotyping array to efficiently enable large-scale...

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3SBio Selects Verseau's PSGL-1-targeted Antibody VTX-0811 as First Partnered Macrophage Checkpoint Modulator in Immuno-Oncology Collaboration

PSGL-1, a novel target for immunotherapy, can induce macrophage reprogramming and activate a coordinated anti-tumor inflammatory response SHENYANG, China and BEDFORD Mass. , Nov. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 3SBio Inc. ("3SBio") (HKEX:1530) and Verseau Therapeutics, Inc.  ("Verseau") today ...

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WuXi AppTec's Lab Testing Division Expands Toxicology Facility in Suzhou, China

SHANGHAI , Nov. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi AppTec, a leading global provider of R&D and manufacturing services enabling companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, today announced its Lab Testing Division (LTD) has expanded the Suzhou safety assessment f...

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