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Intricon Applauds FDA’s Proposal to Improve Access to Hearing Aid Technology for Millions of Americans, Paving the Way for Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

OTC Hearing Aid Act designed to offer greater public access to hearing aids at a lower cost Intricon well positioned to provide the ecosystem necessary to deliver high customer satisfaction ARDEN HILLS, Minn., Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Intricon Corporation (NASDAQ: IIN), a joint development manufacturer of micromedical technology for use in interventional, implantable, and body-worn […]

Ultrasight and GE System Headed to Space

September 30, 2021 — Does an astronaut’s heart beat differently in space? A collaboration between artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Ultrasight and GE Healthcare will help answer the question in a study during an upcoming mission to the International Space Station. Ultrasight’s AI cardiac imaging software has been installed on GE’s handheld GE Vscan Air scanner, a wireless […]

Washington’s Proliance Surgeons and Minnesota’s Revo Health Strike Blockbuster Partnership

Proliance Surgeons announce Troy Simonson as new Chief Executive Officer to lead growth and innovation for the 250+ physician practice. Seattle, WA (October 19, 2021) Seattle-based Proliance Surgeons, one of the nation’s largest independent healthcare practices, announced today that Troy Simonson will be its new Chief Executive Officer, as part of a strategic partnership with […]

GE Healthcare Debuts MyoSPECT, A Next-Generation Nuclear Medicine Cardiology System That Gets to the Heart of Challenging Cardiovascular Cases

Accommodates a greater variety of patients and provides a more complete look at every patient’s heart with enhanced scanning capabilities, including a 76 percent increase in field-of-view volume[i] Leverages GE Healthcare’s exclusive Alcyone technology, which can view cardiac anatomy and pathology with great clarity and speed Introduces several new automated features to help simplify workflows […]

GE Healthcare Unveils Next-Gen Fixed X-ray System Definium Tempo to Reduce Burnout and Improve Workflow and Productivity for Overburdened Radiology Departments

A “personal assistant” that provides automation and support to technologists – reducing physical workload and improving operational efficiency, while maximizing a technologist’s time at patient’s bedside to help deliver the best patient care possible. Drives efficiency, reduces errors and decreases variability between imaging sessions and patients through Auto Positioning, Intelligent Workflow Suite, high resolution FlashPad HD […]

Varsity Venture Studio Launches Transfur to Address the Complexities of Veterinary Referrals

University of Wisconsin-Madison-based venture studio generates new startup to harmonize the process between primary and specialty veterinarians. MADISON, WI — October 21, 2021 — Today Varsity Venture Studio (Varsity) announced the public launch of Transfur (, a comprehensive referral management platform for the vet industry. Transfur is the first startup to emerge from Varsity — […]

Think Globally, Act Locally: GE Announces Rollout Of $100M Next Engineers Program In 4 Cities Worldwide

Jordan Finlay has big plans for the shipping container he recently purchased. The principal of Hughes Academy for Science and Technology, a middle school in Greenville, South Carolina, and his students want to transform the empty vessel into a zero-waste concession stand. With the support of local businesses, the repurposed shipping container will be open […]

Starkey Responds to FDA Proposed Ruling on Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

Eden Prairie, Minnesota (October 19, 2021) – Starkey President and CEO Brandon Sawalich has issued a statement regarding the recent proposed ruling by the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) outlining a new category of hearing aids that can be sold over the counter (OTC). Consumers will be able to buy these devices directly from a […]

FDA Clearance of an Expanded Indication for the SPRINT® PNS System Now Enables Treatment in Areas of the Head, Neck, and Torso

CLEVELAND, Ohio (Oct. 19, 2021) – SPR Therapeutics® has obtained clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of a broader indication for use for its SPRINT Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS) System. Prior clearance limited use of the SPRINT PNS System to the back and extremities, but the new indication allows the device to be used […]

SPR Therapeutics Expands U.S. Commercial Team Amid Record-Breaking Growth

Cleveland, Ohio (October 18, 2021) – SPR Therapeutics, a private medical device company focused on providing patients with pain relief without opioids or surgery, announced today it has raised $37 million in an oversubscribed Series D growth equity financing. The investment will be used to accelerate the rapidly growing commercial uptake of its FDA-cleared SPRINT® Peripheral Nerve […]

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