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October 02, 2012

Vidacare Corporation’s OnControl Bone Access System Receives Expanded Indication from FDA>

On the heels of a recent expanded FDA indication to allow for “bone biopsy of the vertebral body and bone lesions,” Vidacare Corporation’s OnControl Bone Access System has developed a new extension of its technology platform.  The OnControl Bone Access System Coaxial Biopsy Tray for powered bone biopsy provides a tool for clinicians to access hard bones and perform biopsies of bone lesions using the company's innovative power-driver and specially engineered needle.


September 10, 2012

Exagen Completes $5.3M Financing to Develop New Diagnostics Products>


Exagen Diagnostics Inc . said it raised $5.3 million to finance market expansion and development of near-term pipeline products. Tullis Health Investors led the round. Other investors include Cottonwood Technology Fund, Epic Ventures , Mesa Verde Venture Partners and Sun Mountain Capital. 


September 10, 2012

SupplyPro Unveils New Refrigerated and Tablet-Based Vending Applications at IMTS 2012>


SupplyPro, the premier provider of Point-of-Use (POU) inventory management solutions, today announced the release of two new devices, the SupplyChiller and the SupplyPad. 

September 06, 2012

Estech Launches Next Generation Technology, the COBRA Fusion™ System for Cardiac Ablation>

Estech, a leading provider of minimally invasive cardiac ablation devices, today announced the market release of its COBRA Fusion™ ablation system. This revolutionary technology is the first of its kind to use a unique suction application and innovative electrode configuration to gently pull the tissue targeted for ablation into the device and out of the path of circulating blood. 

September 04, 2012

Vidacare Founder Larry Miller, MD to receive prestigious BioMed SA 2012 Julio Palmaz Award for Innovation in Healthcare and the Biosciences>

In recognition of his contributions to the field of medicine and his pioneering role in using intraosseous vascular access to improve patient care and save lives on a global basis, the Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Vidacare Corporation, Dr. Larry Miller, is the 2012 recipient of the prestigious BioMed SA Julio Palmaz Award for Innovation in Healthcare and the Biosciences. 

July 13, 2012

Synageva BioPharma Announces Closing Of Public Offering And Exercise Of Over-Allotment Option>


Synageva BioPharma Corp. (“Synageva”) (NASDAQ:GEVA) today announced the closing of a $115 million underwritten public offering of 2,792,200 shares of common stock, including 364,200 shares of common stock which were issued pursuant to the exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, at a price of $41.20 per share. Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan acted as joint book-running managers in the offering, and Cowen and Company, Leerink Swann, Canaccord Genuity Inc. and Wedbush PacGrow Life Sciences acted as co-managers in the offering. 

June 07, 2012

Vidacare Corporation Creates New Medical Director of Clinical Affairs Position for Intraosseous Vascular Access Division>

[San Antonio, Texas] Vidacare Corporation has hired two prominent emergency physicians as Medical Directors of Clinical Affairs.  These physicians are joining the newly formed Clinical Affairs Department and will work closely with Emergency Medicine physicians and clinical hospital staff to educate them on the value of incorporating intraosseous vascular access into their practice.Responsibilities will include peer to peer advocacy, education, speaking engagements, subject matter expertise and guidance on practice and hospital adoption of clinical policies for use of the Company's products.  

May 30, 2012

Synageva Biopharm to Present at the Jeffries 2012 Global Health Care Conference>

Synageva BioPharma Corp. (“Synageva”) (NASDAQ:GEVA) will present at the Jefferies 2012 Health Care Conference being held in New York City. Carsten Boess, Chief Financial Officer of Synageva, will present on Monday, June 4, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. EDT. 

May 22, 2012

Valeritas Inc. Selects dLife's New Diabetes Patient Engagement Solution For Valeritas' V-go Disposable Insulin Delivery Device>

Valeritas has selected dLife to support its state-of-the-art patient engagement program. dLife, the number-one resource and community network for people living with diabetes, and Valeritas have co-developed V-Go Life, a comprehensive diabetes lifestyle management and support program designed to increase engagement of V-Go users. 

April 25, 2012

Valeritas Replaces Complicated Client/Server CRM with Intuitive Veeva CRM in the Cloud>


With its innovative and simple-to-use insulin delivery device, the V-Go™, Valeritas knows the importance of easy-to-use delivery mechanisms. Its CRM system is no exception. The medical technology company desperately wanted to replace its convoluted, problematic client/server CRM system with something more straightforward to deliver valuable physician information to its commercial teams and vice versa more efficiently. Valeritas turned to cloud-based Veeva CRM and Veeva iRep for the iPad, the same system used by its valued contract sales partner, inVentiv.

April 03, 2012

Estech Announces FDA Approval to begin Enrollment in ATTAC-AF IDE Trial for the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation during Cardiac Surgery>

Estech, a leader in minimally invasive and endoscopic cardiac ablation, announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given conditional Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval to initiate patient enrollment in the Estech-sponsored ATTAC-AF trial. 

April 01, 2012

Synageva BioPharma and Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation Expand Development Collaboration with Second Program>

Synageva BioPharma Corp. (“Synageva”) announced today an expansion of its previous collaboration with Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation (Head Office; Osaka, Japan, “MTPC”) to develop a second protein therapeutic for an undisclosed orphan disease using Synageva’s product development capabilities and proprietary protein expression platform. 

March 15, 2012

Synageva BioPharma Reports 2011 Full Year Financial Results>


Synageva BioPharma Corp. (“Synageva”) (NASDAQ:GEVA) today reported 2011 full year financial results and provided 2012 financial guidance. “Strengthened balance sheet enables a focus on key objectives--Adult LAL Deficiency patients continue to enroll into extension study”. 

March 13, 2012

Graybar Engages SupplyPro to Provide Industry-Leading Point-of-Use Vending Solutions to Customers>


SupplyPro today announced that Graybar has become an approved reseller of the SupplyPro vending solutions. Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, is dedicating sales and marketing resources to establish a vending program to serve the needs of its client-base.


February 28, 2012

Synageva BioPharma to Present at the Cowen and Company 32nd Annual Healthcare Conference>

Synageva BioPharma Corp. (“Synageva”) (NASDAQ:GEVA), today announced that it will be presenting at the upcoming Cowen and Company 32nd Annual Healthcare Conference. Sanj K. Patel, President and Chief Executive Officer of Synageva, is scheduled to present on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at 9:20 AM Eastern Standard Time.  

December 05, 2011

Estech Announces Start of Patient Enrollment in HISTORIC-AF European Multi-center Staged Hybrid Ablation Study>

Estech, a leader in minimally invasive cardiac surgery, announced today that the first three patients have been enrolled in the HISTORICAF European multi-center staged hybrid ablation clinical study. Ten centers will participate in the study which is expected to enroll over 100 patients in Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, and Poland.

November 13, 2011

Synageve BioPharma Announces Completion of Merger with Trimeris>

Synageva BioPharma Corp., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic products for rare disorders has announced that following the special meeting of shareholders on November 2, 2011, the Synageva and Trimeris, Inc. merger has closed.

October 24, 2011

New SupplyPro Distributor Command Center Provides Anytime-Anywhere Data Access and Materials Visibility Across All Customers and Locations Using Point-of-Use Technologies>

New SupplyPro Distributor Command Center Provides Anytime-Anywhere Data Access and Materials Visibility Across All Customers and Locations Using Point-of-Use Technologies

October 18, 2011

Vidacare— Vascular Access Using Intraosseous (Inside the Bone) Space Less Expensive and Equally Effective Compared to Central Venous Catheters in Hospital Setting>

Vidacare— Vascular Access Using Intraosseous (Inside the Bone) Space Less Expensive and Equally Effective Compared to Central Venous Catheters in Hospital Setting

October 07, 2011

Impulse Monitoring - Acquisition of Impulse Monitoring Inc. by NuVasive, Inc. Completed>

Impulse Monitoring, Inc. (IMI) today announced that the agreement to be acquired by NuVasive, Inc. (Nasdaq: “NUVA”), had closed. Going forward, IMI will continue to exclusively provide neuromonitoring services as an independent subsidiary of a larger organization.