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GI Dynamics’ EndoBarrier shown to improve glycaemic control rate

GI Dynamics’ EndoBarrier gastrointestinal liner has demonstrated improvement in glycaemic control and weight loss as part of a trial. Seventeen obese patients with type 2 diabetes were treated with the EndoBarrier for 24 weeks. The levels of HbA1c, glucose, insulin, GLP-1, GI

Health Management Associates awards supply contract to RL solutions

Health Management Associates is set to deploy RL Solutions’ RL6 for incident and patient feedback management. RL6 will allow hospitals to capture, manage and analyse both incidents and patient feedback, and will provide a web-based reporting system. Health Management Associate

UK Department of Health urges Croydon hospital to improve data system

The UK Department of Health has ordered Croydon University Hospital to improve the way it logs information about emergency patients to resolve a data entry issue that has generated ”wildly inaccurate” performance figures. National emergency department figures from April 2011, released

PediGuard shows efficacy in spine surgery

SpineGuard has reported that its PediGuard platform has demonstrated a reduced incidence of clinically relevant misplaced screws during enhanced pedicle screw placement in its latest trial. SpineGuard chief technology officer and general manager of US operations Stéphane Bette said

AxoGen reports Avance Nerve Graft study results

A clinical study has demonstrated that AxoGen’s Avance Nerve Graft is a safe method for reconstructing nerve discontinuities, with meaningful recovery achieved in 87.3% injuries. The retrospective study, conducted by AxoGen, enrolled 103 patients with 132 peripheral nerve injuries.

Tests prove efficiency of chlorhexidine gluconate adhesive delivery system

Avery Dennison Medical Solutions’ chlorhexidine gluconate adhesive delivery system provides antimicrobial efficacy across a broad range of bacteria and yeast, according to tests conducted by an independent laboratory. The system allows an access or incision site to be seen, a critical p

Michigan health system selects Connexall to improve clinical communications

The University of Michigan Health System has selected Connexall to distribute critical data, improve clinical communications and enhance the patient experience at the 348-bed CS Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital. The Connexall hospital-wide interoperability e

US hospital to use Thomson Reuters clinical reference solution

Monongahela Valley Hospital in Washington County, US, has signed a multi-year agreement to use Micromedex, an evidence-based clinical reference solution developed by Thomson Reuters. Micromedex provides clinical answers on drugs and drug interactions, disease management, toxicology, al

Philadelphia hospital selects Amerinet to improve care quality

Roxborough Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia, US, has entered into a five-year agreement with national healthcare group Amerinet to enhance care quality and maximise supply chain efficiency. The 141-bed community hospital serves the medical and healthcare needs of the Roxborough, Manay

Baxano enrols first patient in STRiDE trial

Baxano has completed the enrolment of the first patient in its post-market STRiDE (spondylolisthesis treated with an iO-Flex System enabled decompression) trial. The trial will enrol 150 patients to evaluate the effectiveness of the iO-Flex System in treating patients having moderate t