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Stryker’s Spine Division to Launch Tritanium® C Anterior Cervical Cage at NASS 2017Open in a New Window

ALLENDALE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stryker Spine will introduce its Tritanium C Anterior Cervical Cage at the NASS 2017 Annual Meeting, Oct. 25–28, in Orlando, Fla. (booth No. 500)

 

Exactech Enters Definitive Agreement with TPG Capital to Go PrivateOpen in a New Window

GAINESVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exactech (Nasdaq: EXAC), a leading developer and producer of orthopaedic implant devices and surgical instrumentation for extremities and large joints, today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement under which TPG Capital, the global private equity platform of alternative asset firm TPG, will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Exactech common stock. Exactech’s board of directors approved the agreement which provides for the paym

 

Pilgrim Quality Solutions to Address Pharmaceutical Implications of CDER Metrics and ReportingOpen in a New Window

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pilgrim Quality Solutions, a leading global provider of enterprise quality management software and services for the Life Sciences, today announced it will present a live webcast later this month for pharmaceutical organizations on the implications of participating in the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Quality Metrics reporting program. The webinar, Solutions for CDER Metrics and Reporting, on October 31, 2017, will be co-presented by Cynthia Lambert, Regulato

 

Health Mart and APCI Celebrate Pharmacists on Florida Independent Pharmacy DayOpen in a New Window

LAKELAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health Mart® and APCI Celebrate Pharmacists on Florida Independent Pharmacy Day

 

RTI Surgical® Introduces TETRAfuse® 3D Technology Becoming First to Offer 3D Printed Interbody Polymer Optimized to Participate in FusionOpen in a New Window

ALACHUA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RTI Surgical® Introduces TETRAfuse® 3D Technology Becoming First to Offer 3D Printed Interbody Polymer Optimized to Participate in Fusion

 

Spineology Initiates Post-Market Lateral Interbody Fusion Study Using Novel Implant DesignOpen in a New Window

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spineology initiating prospective, post-market lateral interbody fusion study designed to evaluate patient outcomes using its FDA-cleared Duo.

 

OncLive® to Host First Regional Seminar Series in MiamiOpen in a New Window

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OncLive® to Host First Regional Seminar Series in Miami on Oct. 26

 

BayCare Health System Welcomes Publix Retail PharmaciesOpen in a New Window

LAKELAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the opening of in-hospital Publix pharmacies at BayCare, the first piece of an exclusive, three-part collaboration between Publix and BayCare Health System is in place. Publix retail pharmacies are now open at St. Anthony’s Hospital’s Suncoast Medical Clinic in St. Petersburg, St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa and at Morton Plant Hospital’s new Doyle Tower in Clearwater. Publix pharmacies are also planned to open at Mease Countryside Hospital in Safety Harbor

 

Bio-Tissue Announces Strategic Agreement with Optima Pharmazeutische GmbH to Distribute its Natural Ocular Cleanser in GermanyOpen in a New Window

MIAMI & MUNICH/HALLBERGMOOS, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bio-Tissue, Inc., a business unit of TissueTech, Inc., is pleased to announce a strategic agreement with Optima Pharmazeutische GmbH, a leading distributor of ophthalmic products for the treatment of dry eye, blepharitis and meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) in Germany and Austria. The agreement supports efforts to bring Bio-Tissue’s natural ocular cleanser formulated with 4-Terpineol, Cliradex®, to the German eye care professionals market.

 

Fabric Genomics Partners to Improve Pediatric CareOpen in a New Window

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#ICU--Fabric Genomics has partnered with Genomics England’s 100,000 Genomes Project, Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine (RCIGM), and The Utah Genome Project (UGP), to provide fast and accurate identification of pediatric disease-causing variants to improve the clinical care of children. Fabric Genomics’ Opal™ Clinical is the only genomic interpretation and reporting platform to include the algorithms VAAST and Phevor, two pioneering algorithms for genomic d

 

10x Genomics Enables High-Volume Studies by Providing More Affordable Solutions for Whole Genome and Exome AnalysisOpen in a New Window

PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#ASHG17--10x Genomics Enables High-Volume Studies by Providing More Affordable Solutions for Whole Genome and Exome Analysis.

 

10x Genomics Announces the Addition of Unbiased Gene Expression and B-cell Repertoire to the Chromium Single Cell V(D)J SolutionOpen in a New Window

PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#ASHG17--10x Genomics announces the addition of unbiased gene expression and B-cell repertoire to the Chromium Single Cell V(D)J Solution.

 

Dassault Systèmes’ Living Heart Project Reaches Next Milestones in Mission to Improve Patient CareOpen in a New Window

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dassault Systèmes (Paris:DSY) (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) today outlined, at the 3DEXPERIENCE Forum North America, multiple milestones in its Living Heart Project aimed to drive the creation and use of simulated 3D personalized hearts in the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of heart diseases. As the scientific and medical community seeks faster and more targeted ways to improve patient care, the Living Heart Project is extending its reach through new pa

 

Intermountain Healthcare Announces Precision Health Research Endeavors with 10x GenomicsOpen in a New Window

PLEASANTON, Calif. & ST. GEORGE, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#ASHG17--Intermountain Healthcare Announces Precision Health Research Endeavors with 10x Genomics

 

Bovie Medical Corporation to Release Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results on November 2, 2017Open in a New Window

CLEARWATER, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bovie Medical (NYSE American: BVX), a maker of medical devices and supplies and the developer of J-Plasma®, a patented new surgical product, today announced that financial results for the third quarter of 2017 will be released after the market closes on Thursday, November 2. Management will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on November 2 to discuss the results of the quarter and host a question and answer session. To listen to the call by phone,

 

Life Spine to Showcase Micro Invasive Expandable Technology at NASS Annual MeetingOpen in a New Window

HUNTLEY, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Life Spine, a medical device company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets products for the surgical treatment of spinal disorders, announced today that it will be participating in the 32nd North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting, taking place in Orlando, October 24-27th, 2017. The meeting is expected to attract over 3,000 surgeons and other healthcare professionals from across the globe. Life Spine is excited to showcase its Procedural Solu

 

Health Mart® Showcases Solutions for Clinical and Financial Performance at NCPAOpen in a New Window

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health Mart® Showcases Solutions for Clinical and Financial Performance at NCPA

 

Agilent Expands SureGuide Portfolio with CRISPR-based Products to Accelerate Disease ResearchOpen in a New Window

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the first expansion of the SureGuide pooled CRISPR libraries for functional genomics, offering pooled libraries for CRISPR activation and interference (CRISPR a/i). The announcement was made at the at the American Society for Human Genetics Conference (ASHG), being held October 17 - 21 in Orlando, Florida. Every SureGuide CRISPR library is synthesized using Agilent’s advanced SurePrint DNA synthesis platfo

 

Adventist Health System Partners with Glytec to Enhance Diabetes CareOpen in a New Window

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#A1C--Adventist Health System, headquartered in Altamonte Springs, Florida, will implement Glytec’s diabetes therapy management software at 39 hospitals.

 

Precision Medicine Meets Single-Cell DNA Analysis With Mission BioOpen in a New Window

ORLANDO, Fla. & SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#AML--Mission Bio has secured $10 million in Series A funding and launched a precision genomics platform called Tapestri to move precision medicine forward

 

Convey Health Solutions Acquires Gorman Health GroupOpen in a New Window

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. & WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#SaaS--Convey Health Solutions announced the acquisition of Gorman Health Group.

 

McKesson RxOwnership Expands Support of Independent Pharmacy OwnershipOpen in a New Window

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McKesson RxOwnership® Expands Support of Independent Pharmacy Ownership

 

Advanzeon Solutions, Inc. Retains Philip C. Pulver as Communications Director and Chief Consultant for Contract NegotiationsOpen in a New Window

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanzeon Solutions retains Philip C. Pulver as Communications Director and Chief Consultant for Contract Negotiations

 

Pilgrim Quality Solutions & The Knowledge Group to Wrap Up Risk Management Webinar Series for the Pharmaceutical IndustryOpen in a New Window

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pilgrim Quality Solutions, a leading global provider of enterprise quality management software and services for the Life Sciences, today announced the final presentation in a panel format series hosted by The Knowledge Group, on current risk- and compliance-centric trends impacting quality processes within the Pharmaceutical industry. The series concludes November 8, 2017, at 12:00 pm, with a live telecast, Practical Tips in Managing Supplier Risks in the Life Scie

 

Concordia Care, Inc. Participates in eServices’ Risk Management Summit Addressing Challenges Related to the Opioid Epidemic and Injured WorkersOpen in a New Window

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#RMSummit2017--Concordia Care, Inc. participates in eServices’ Risk Management Summit to address challenges related to the opioid epidemic and injured workers.

 

Results from Phase 2 Studies of Oral Ozanimod in Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis to Be Presented at World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG2017Open in a New Window

SUMMIT, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Crohns--Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) today announced that phase 2 data of investigational compound ozanimod in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis will be presented at the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG2017 (WCOG at ACG2017) in Orlando. The studies include new data from the STEPSTONE study in patients with moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease (CD) and long-term data from the open-label extension of the TOUCHSTONE study in patients with moderate

 

Ambry Presents Scientific Discovery to Enhance Clinical Practice at American Society for Human Genetics Annual Meeting (ASHG)Open in a New Window

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. & ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ambry Genetics Corporation (Ambry), a leading genetic testing lab, will be participating at the American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (ASHG). Ambry’s 16 posters and 6 oral presentations cover the entire spectrum of research including many of the challenges currently facing the genetics community. One of the main challenges for genetic testing labs is determining which reported mutations can be translated into meaningful data to a

 

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Presenting Linaclotide Data at the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG 2017Open in a New Window

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ironwood Pharmaceuticals today announced that the company and its collaborators are presenting clinical data for linaclotide at WCOG at ACG 2017.

 

AZOVA, Inc. Announces Launch of Digital Vaccination Management SystemOpen in a New Window

ALPINE, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#NCPA--AZOVA launches a digital Vaccination Management System to reduce over-vaccinations and under vaccinations and allows for vaccination self-management.

 

New Clinical Data Using the NvisionVLE® Imaging System to Be Presented at the World Congress of Gastroenterology @ ACG 2017 and UEGW 2017Open in a New Window

BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NinePoint Medical, Inc., a transformative medical device company pioneering the use of an advanced imaging platform for gastrointestinal applications, today announced that new clinical data relating to its proprietary NvisionVLE® Imaging System with Real-time Targeting™ will be presented at two upcoming major conferences. Seven clinical abstracts will be featured at the World Congress of Gastroenterology @ the ACG 2017 conference taking place October 13-18 in Or

 

Compulink Showcases Best-of-Breed Technology for Gastroenterologists at ACG2017Open in a New Window

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Compulink Showcases Best-of-Breed Technology for Gastroenterologists at ACG2017. MACRA-ready all-in-one solution includes unique OneTab™ EHR.

 

Aries Pharmaceuticals and Olympus Initiate Co-Promotion of Eleview™ at the American College of Gastroenterology’s World CongressOpen in a New Window

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aries Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Aries), a specialty pharmaceutical company commercializing best-in-class gastroenterology products utilized in endoscopy and for the treatment of select gastrointestinal diseases, today announced it will initiate with Olympus the co-promotion of Eleview™ at the American College of Gastroenterology’s (ACG) World Congress in Orlando, Fla. Eleview is an FDA 510(k) cleared, ready-to-use submucosal injection composition that provides an immedi

 

Exactech Comments on Impact of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey; Adjusts Q3 Earnings Guidance and Announces Q3 Earnings CallOpen in a New Window

GAINESVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exactech, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXAC), a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products and biologic solutions for extremities, knee and hip, said today it is adjusting guidance for the third quarter of 2017 as a result of the impact of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey. CEO and President David Petty said the estimated US revenue impact of the two hurricanes was approximately $1.2M to sales in Q3 across Florida, Texas, Georgia and the Carolinas. “We were fort

 

Synergy Pharmaceuticals to Highlight New Data for TRULANCE® (Plecanatide) at the World Congress of Gastroenterology (WCOG) at American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)Open in a New Window

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synergy Pharmaceuticals to Highlight New Data for TRULANCE® (plecanatide) at ACG 2017

 

PER®’s Miami Breast Cancer Conference®’s Program Chair Dr. Patrick I. Borgen to Be Featured on Sirius XM Doctor RadioOpen in a New Window

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PER®’s Miami Breast Cancer Conference®’s Program Chair Dr. Patrick I. Borgen to Be Featured on Sirius XM Doctor Radio

 

Generex Announces Exclusive Distribution Contract For Rapid 1-2-3® Hema HIV EXPRESS® in ChileOpen in a New Window

MIRAMAR, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Generex Announces Exclusive Distribution Contract For Rapid 1-2-3® Hema HIV EXPRESS® in Chile

 

10x Genomics Announces Automated Workflow for Dried Blood Spot and Saliva for Linked-Read Sequencing.Open in a New Window

PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--10x Genomics announces automated workflow for Dried Blood Spot and Saliva for Linked-Read Sequencing.

 

Liberty Health Sciences Inc. and Resolve Digital Health Inc. Strike Exclusive Partnership to Provide Floridians with Innovative Cannabis Metered-Dosing Inhalation SolutionsOpen in a New Window

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#alternativemedicine--Liberty Health Sciences partners with Resolve Digital Health to introduce industry-leading smart medical cannabis inhalation products in FL

 

AmpliPhi Biosciences to Participate in Two Upcoming ConferencesOpen in a New Window

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AmpliPhi Biosciences Corporation today announced that management will present a company overview at two upcoming investor conferences.

 

Physicians’ Education Resource® Announces the Miami Breast Cancer Conference®: Attendee Tumor BoardOpen in a New Window

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Physicians’ Education Resource® Announces the Miami Breast Cancer Conference®: Attendee Tumor Board

 

Asuragen to Present at 2017 American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) ConferenceOpen in a New Window

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Asuragen, Inc., a molecular diagnostics products company changing the way patients are treated in genetics and oncology by bringing complex molecular tests to hospital and reference labs, will present two posters and participate in a workshop panel sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific at the upcoming American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Conference on October 17-21 in Orlando, Florida. “Our focus at ASHG this year is on our growing product pipeline for neuro

 

PAVmed to Present at Dawson James Securities 3rd Annual Small Cap Growth ConferenceOpen in a New Window

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PAVmed Inc. (NASDAQ:PAVM; PAVMW), a highly differentiated, multi-product medical device company, today announced that Dennis McGrath, PAVmed’s Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Dawson James Securities 3rd Annual Small Cap Growth Conference on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time. Mr. McGrath will provide a corporate overview, discuss the Company’s innovative business model and review PAVmed’s lead products. The conference will be held at the

 

Pilgrim to Share Critical ISO 13485:2016 Audit Tips in Live WebinarOpen in a New Window

TAMPA, FLa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pilgrim Quality Solutions, a leading global provider of enterprise quality management software and services for the Life Sciences, today announced it will present a live webcast this week on how medical device organizations can prepare their Quality team and their Quality Management System (QMS) for a successful ISO 13485:2016 assessment. This will be the fourth in a 4-part series presented by Pilgrim on the newest version of the ISO 13485 regulation. The webinar,

 

Mazor Robotics Received 22 System Orders During Q3 2017; Expects to Report Record Quarterly RevenueOpen in a New Window

CAESAREA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE: MZOR; NASDAQGM: MZOR), a pioneer and a leader in the field of surgical robotic systems, expects to report record revenue of approximately $17.2 million for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017. During the third quarter of 2017, the Company received a total of 22 system purchase orders from customers in the U.S., Asia and Israel. The 22 orders are comprised of: 19 purchase orders for the Mazor X™ system, of which 11 were ordered

 

150 Community Oncology Providers & Patient Support Teams Explore the Future of Immuno-Oncology at ION Solutions’ I-O ConferenceOpen in a New Window

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, ION Solutions, a part of AmerisourceBergen and the largest physician service organization and group purchasing organization (GPO) specializing in the support of community oncology, commenced its inaugural Immuno-Oncology (I-O) Conference. As part of ION and AmerisourceBergen’s commitment to providing critical resources that will ultimately enhance patient care, the conference brings together more than 150 community oncology physicians, nurses, pharmacists

 

TherapeuticsMD Announces Multiple Presentations Related to TX-004HR and TX-001HR at NAMS 2017Open in a New Window

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Presentations Related to TX-004HR and TX-001HR at NAMS 2017

 

LP3 Network Debuts First-of-its-kind Veterinary Compounding Training in FloridaOpen in a New Window

AVENTURA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#compoundingeducation--LP3 Network is proud to announce the expansion of its educational offerings with the newly added pharmacy training activity, Veterinary Compounding – A Customized Approach. Veterinary pharmacy is a well-established niche specialty that is high in demand and diverse in opportunity. Contrary to typical pharmacy geared towards human patients, veterinary pharmacy is uniquely challenged with treating a diverse range of species, controlling for individual variations,

 

Continuing to Structure for Robust and Targeted Growth, PotNetwork Holding, Inc. Appoints Dr. Richard Goulding as New Chief Executive OfficerOpen in a New Window

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PotNetwork Holding, Inc. (OTC Pink: POTN) today announces that as part of its strategy to formulate, produce and market a spectrum of exclusive and diversely targeted cannabidiol blends, the Company has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer, Richard Goulding, MD. In the Company’s effort to fortify its presence in the industry with a specialized focus, Dr. Goulding is expected to be instrumental in directing the Company’s endeavors to develop targeted fo

 

Bio-Tissue Announces Strategic Agreement with Bright Optical to Promote its Regenerative Healing Technology in CanadaOpen in a New Window

MIAMI & TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bio-Tissue, Inc., a business unit of TissueTech, Inc., is pleased to announce a strategic agreement with Bright Optical, a leading distributor of ophthalmic products in Canada, to help bring its PROKERA® biologic corneal bandage devices to the Canadian eye care professionals market. A significant part of this agreement and key milestone is that PROKERA has received Health Canada approval, which will help to provide greater patient access. “We are excited about

 

Hannover Re US Closes Aggregate Excess of Loss Transaction with Next Generation ACOOpen in a New Window

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America “Hannover Re US” announces an aggregate excess of loss cover transaction for UT Southwestern, a Texas-based Accountable Care Organization (ACO) that participates in the Next Generation ACO Model. The Next Generation ACO Model aligns with the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation’s broader strategy to move away from a healthcare system that compensates providers for the quantity of services rendered, to one that

 

Simply Healthcare Plans Expands Reach of $0 Premium Medicare Advantage and Dual-Eligible PlansOpen in a New Window

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Simply Healthcare Plans (Simply) is expanding its $0 premium Medicare Advantage plans with six plans in three additional counties – Hernando, Palm Beach, and Pasco – for 2018, bringing the total to 11 counties where Simply will make plans available to Medicare-eligible Floridians. This expansion complements an already robust portfolio of health plans Simply offers in the state. All of these plans are available for enrollment in this year’s Medicare annual election period

 

Sancilio Pharmaceuticals Company, Inc. Announces the Successful Completion of a Randomized, Double Blind, and Placebo Controlled Phase of a Clinical Trial in Pediatric Patients with Sickle Cell Disease using AltemiaTMOpen in a New Window

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#ALT--Sancilio Pharmaceuticals achieves key milestone for Altemia in pediatric trial in sickle cell disease

 

Stimwave Expands Nationwide as Demand Booms for Wireless Device Options to Combat Opioid UseOpen in a New Window

POMPANO BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stimwave LLC, a medical device manufacturer and independent research institute headquartered in South Florida, has announced the expansion of their U.S. commercialization efforts for its neuromodulation devices. As many as 75 new positions will be created to increase sales and clinical support initiatives throughout the country. The expansion of Stimwave’s commercialization initiatives is in response to an increasing demand for its Freedom Spinal Cord Stimu

 

Nanotherapeutics Announces Name Change to Ology Bioservices, Reflecting the Company’s Ongoing Transformation into One of the Top Contract Development and Manufacturing Organizations of Vaccines and BiologicsOpen in a New Window

ALACHUA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nanotherapeutics, Inc. today announced that the Company has changed its name to Ology Bioservices, Inc., effective immediately. The name change is part of a broader rebranding effort and directly reflects the Company’s evolution from a products and formulations company toward its goal of becoming one of the industry’s top contract development and manufacturing organizations (CDMO), with differentiated expertise in biologics and vaccines. With its broad service of

 

Liberty Health Sciences Inc.’s License Transfer Application Approved by the Florida Department of Health, Office of Medical Marijuana UseOpen in a New Window

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#alternativemedicine--LIBERTY HEALTH SCIENCES INC.’S LICENSE TRANSFER APPLICATION APPROVED BY THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, OFFICE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA USE

 

TherapeuticsMD Announces Closing of Common Stock OfferingOpen in a New Window

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TherapeuticsMD, Inc. (NYSE American: TXMD) today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 12.4 million shares of its common stock. At closing, TherapeuticsMD received net proceeds from the offering of approximately $68.5 million, after deducting offering expenses. All of the shares in the offering were sold by TherapeuticsMD. TherapeuticsMD intends to use a majority of the net proceeds from the offering to fund pre-comm

 

Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT II, Inc. Announces Net Asset Value of $9.18 Per Share of Class A Common Stock, Class I Common Stock and Class T Common StockOpen in a New Window

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#CRE--The board of directors (the “Board”) of Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT II, Inc. (“CVMC REIT II”), a publicly registered non-traded real estate investment trust (“REIT”) focused on the acquisition and management of quality income-producing commercial real estate, with an emphasis on the data center and healthcare sectors, today announced an updated estimated per share net asset value (“NAV”) of $9.18 of each of CVMC REIT II’s Class A common stock, Class I comm

 

Wolters Kluwer and Vocera Arm Halifax Health with Rapid Sepsis Identification Solutions for Improved Patient Outcomes and SafetyOpen in a New Window

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wolters Kluwer and Vocera provide Halifax Health with powerful surveillance solution that identifies and alerts to probable sepsis in 60 seconds

 

Victims of Recent Hurricanes Can Breathe a Bit Easier Now: Apria Healthcare Delivers Essential Oxygen Equipment to Those Impacted by Harvey and IrmaOpen in a New Window

LAKE FOREST, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Victims of Recent Hurricanes Can Breathe a Bit Easier Now. Apria Healthcare Delivers Essential Oxygen Equipment to Those Impacted by Harvey and Irma.

 

Point-of-Care Partners Launches New Regulatory Offering to Help HIT Firms Stay Current with ePrescribing and Opioid LawsOpen in a New Window

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#EHR--America is in the throes of an opioid epidemic. This release looks at the role of EHRs in combating opioid abuse and how states are responding.

 

Translational Software Executives to Present Posters at Several Upcoming Pharmacogenomics and Precision Medicine ConferencesOpen in a New Window

BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Translational Software Executives to Present Posters at Several October Pharmacogenomics and Precision Medicine Conferences

 

Boehringer Ingelheim Partners with GreaterGood.org; Provides over Half a Million Dollars in Product Aid to Pets Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and IrmaOpen in a New Window

TUCSON, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GreaterGood.org, an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization devoted to improving the health and well-being of people, pets, and the planet has announced the overall donation of half a million dollars in aid to pets affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, in partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim’s Animal Health Business. Boehringer Ingelheim teamed up with GreaterGood.org to award the bulk of the donation to those affected by Hurricane Harvey and have since

 

Liberty Health Sciences Inc. Changes Company Ticker to “LHSIF” on OTC MarketOpen in a New Window

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#alternativemedicine--Liberty Health Sciences Inc. today announced a change in the company ticker on the OTC market.

 

TherapeuticsMD Announces Pricing of Common Stock OfferingOpen in a New Window

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TXMD Prices Offering

 

TherapeuticsMD Announces Public Offering of 12.4 Million Shares of Common StockOpen in a New Window

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TXMD Announces Public Offering

 

Independent Study Shows Alcat Test Can Significantly Improve Symptom Severity for Those with Irritable Bowel SyndromeOpen in a New Window

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Researchers at Yale School of Medicine reported a landmark study in BMJ Open Gastroenterology showing that patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) who follow individualized diets based on a particular food sensitivity blood test experienced significant symptom improvement. The study, led by Ather Ali, assistant professor of pediatrics and medicine at Yale School of Medicine and Wajahat Mehal, M.D., Ph.D., Internal Medicine Dept. (Digestive Diseases), Yale School

 

Mazor Robotics to Present at the Ladenburg Thalmann Healthcare ConferenceOpen in a New Window

CAESAREA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE: MZOR; NASDAQGM: MZOR), a pioneer and a leader in the field of surgical robotic systems, announced today that management is scheduled to present at the Ladenburg Thalmann Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 10:00am ET. A live webcast and subsequent archived replay of the Company’s presentation may be accessed via the investor relations section of the Company’s website. About Mazor Mazor Robotics (TASE: MZOR; NASDAQ

 

Pilgrim Quality Solutions to Present and Exhibit at 2017 American Medical Device SummitOpen in a New Window

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kari Miller, Pilgrim’s Regulatory Compliance & Product Management Leader, will speak at the 2017 Generis American Medical Device Summit.

 

TherapeuticsMD Announces Move to Nasdaq Global Select MarketOpen in a New Window

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TXMD moves to the Nasdaq on October 9

 

The Assistance Fund Establishes Financial Assistance Program for Patients with Hunter SyndromeOpen in a New Window

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Assistance Fund will provide monetary support to patients with Hunter syndrome through the Hunter Syndrome Financial Assistance Program.

 

Generex Announces New Clinical Trial of Hema Diagnostic Systems’ Rapid 1-2-3® Tuberculosis Point-of-Care TestsOpen in a New Window

MIRAMAR, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Generex Announces New Clinical Trial of Hema Diagnostic Systems’ Rapid 1-2-3® Tuberculosis Point-of-Care Tests

 

Hearst Invests in Moffitt Cancer Center Subsidiary M2GenOpen in a New Window

NEW YORK & TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#healthcare--Hearst, a market leader in healthcare technology, announced an equity investment in M2Gen, a health informatics subsidiary of Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

Mazor Robotics Announces CE Mark Approval for the Mazor X Surgical Assurance PlatformOpen in a New Window

CAESAREA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE: MZOR; NASDAQGM: MZOR), a pioneer and a leader in the field of surgical robotic systems, announced today CE Mark approval for its Mazor X Surgical Assurance Platform. The CE Mark allows Mazor and its commercial partner, Medtronic, to market the Mazor X in the European Union, as well as other countries that recognize the CE Mark. “Receipt of the CE Mark is an important step in our plan to expand the patient, surgeon and hospital benefi

 

BioCardia Announces Publication of 12-Month Results from Phase II TRIDENT Clinical Trial That Shows Positive Safety Profile for Allogeneic Bone Marrow Stem Cells Delivered with Helix Transendocardial Delivery SystemOpen in a New Window

DALLAS & SAN CARLOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioCardia announces 12-month results from the Phase II TRIDENT clinical trial, showing stem cell delivery using the Helix delivery system is safe.

 

AmerisourceBergen and the AmerisourceBergen Foundation Commit More Than $100,000 to Support Victims of Hurricanes Harvey and IrmaOpen in a New Window

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The AmerisourceBergen Foundation, a not-for-profit charitable giving organization focused on supporting health-related causes that enrich the global community, committed more than $100,000 to support relief efforts in the communities affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The Foundation has made more than $55,000 in targeted donations to regional organizations supporting relief efforts in Houston, the Southeast United States and the Caribbean, including Inte

 

RTI Surgical® Continues to Augment Leadership Team to Accelerate its Strategic DirectionOpen in a New Window

ALACHUA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RTI Surgical® Continues to Augment Leadership Team to Accelerate its Strategic Direction

 

Liberty Health Sciences Inc. Announces Operational Updates to Increase Patient Accessibility in FloridaOpen in a New Window

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#alternativemedicine--Liberty Health Sciences Inc. announced today that it has secured locations for two medical cannabis dispensaries in Florida.

 

TissueTech Inc. Awarded Four Patents for Proprietary Technology to Use Placental Tissue for Regenerative MedicineOpen in a New Window

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TissueTech Inc. announced today that it has been awarded four patents by the U.S. Patent Trademark Office. Two of the patents cover methods of promoting bone formation and the others cover methods for lyophilizing and sterilizing placental tissue. “TissueTech continues to maintain its status as the leader in the scientific understanding and innovative application of placental tissue in regenerative medicine,” said Amy Tseng, Chief Executive Officer of TissueTech. “In add

 

TherapeuticsMD Announces Submission of Additional Endometrial Safety Information to the New Drug Application for TX-004HROpen in a New Window

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TXMD submits additional endometrial safety information requested by the FDA on TX-004HR; will meet with the FDA on November 3

 

Beltone Pledges Relief for Hurricane Irma Victims Who Lost or Damaged Their Hearing Aids in StormOpen in a New Window

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Beltone announced they will be providing relief for the hard of hearing community impacted by Hurricane Irma. The storm, which brought devastation to hundreds of thousands in Florida, will have lasting consequences in countless ways. That’s why Beltone, a leader in hearing healthcare for over 77 years, wishes to help in the best way it can — by supporting those who lost or damaged their hearing aids, regardless of what brand they wore. Beltone pledges to support

 

Walgreens Donates $200,000 to American Red Cross Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts, Launches Customer Donation Program at Stores NationwideOpen in a New Window

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Walgreens has committed to a $200,000 donation to American Red Cross Hurricane Irma relief efforts and also is donating supplies of water and food to relief efforts in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Starting today, Walgreens customers also can donate to Red Cross hurricane relief efforts at approximately 8,000 Walgreens and Duane Reade locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Customers can make donations at store checkout. “As

 

Seqirus Donates Influenza Vaccine for Hurricane Harvey Relief in TexasOpen in a New Window

HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seqirus announced today that it is donating 22,500 doses of influenza vaccine to aid those currently living in local shelters due to Hurricane Harvey.

 

Halo Pharma Makes Donation to the American Red Cross and Encourages Others to Help Those Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and IrmaOpen in a New Window

WHIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Halo Pharma has made a donation to the American Red Cross supporting efforts to provide emergency aid and disaster relief for hurricane victims.

 

Walgreens Reopens Hundreds of Stores Throughout FloridaOpen in a New Window

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Walgreens has reopened more than 350 drugstores throughout Florida in markets including Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Tampa, Tallahassee, West Palm Beach and others. A current list of open stores is available on the Walgreens Newsroom at: http://news.walgreens.com/breaking-news/storm-information/store-status-updates/hurricane-irma-store-status-information.htm The list will be updated throughout the day; the company is working to reopen additional locations as s

 

Simply Healthcare Offers Support to Florida Residents Impacted by Hurricane IrmaOpen in a New Window

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in Florida, Simply Healthcare along with the Simply Healthcare Foundation have launched several support efforts to help its members, residents and communities who have been impacted by the storm. Simply Healthcare is working with disaster relief partners to assist impacted residents and first responders, we revised pharmacy and health care guidelines to make it easier for our Medicaid and Medicare members to access

 

Liberty Health Sciences Inc. Confirms No Structural Damage to Florida Facility Following Hurricane IrmaOpen in a New Window

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Liberty Health Sciences Inc. (CSE:LHS) (OTCBB:SCQBD) (“Liberty” or the “Company”) announced today that there is no structural damage to its facility in Alachua, Florida as a result of Hurricane Irma. In addition, no part of Liberty’s production process was affected, nor were any plants or inventories damaged because of the storm. All business operations have resumed with the exception of deliveries to our patients, which will recommence as soon as it is safe to do so.

 

UnitedHealthcare, Optum and UnitedHealth Group Donate $1 Million to Florida Communities Affected by Hurricane IrmaOpen in a New Window

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UnitedHealthcare, Optum and UnitedHealth Group announced a donation of $1 million to support Florida communities affected by Hurricane Irma.

 

Pilgrim Teams with AdvaMed to Deliver Global Supplier Quality WebinarOpen in a New Window

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pilgrim and AdvaMed will present a live webinar 9/14/17 on global supplier performance optimization across the medical device manufacturing industry.

 

Hurricane Irma: McKesson Prepares to Support Healthcare Providers, Pharmacies and First RespondersOpen in a New Window

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McKesson Corporation, a leading distributor of medications and medical surgical supplies, is preparing to meet customer and first responder needs before, during and after Hurricane Irma. McKesson, which delivers more than one-third of medications in the U.S., is deeply experienced in disaster preparedness and recovery efforts. The company is uniquely qualified to rapidly meet the needs of healthcare organizations and first-responders during natural disasters beca

 

LiveHealth® Online Offers Free Online Visits for People Affected by Hurricanes Irma and HarveyOpen in a New Window

CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LiveHealth® Online Offers Free Online Visits for People Affected by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey

 

Cigna Takes Steps to Help People Affected by Hurricane IrmaOpen in a New Window

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cigna Takes Steps to Help People Affected by Hurricane Irma.

 

Lifeline Pharmaceuticals Increases Product Offerings and Logistics CapabilitiesOpen in a New Window

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lifeline Pharmaceuticals, a Florida-based pharmaceutical wholesale distribution company, announced improvements to its product line and logistics services through increased capabilities in its Mississippi Distribution Center. Located in Jackson County of the Magnolia State, Lifeline’s Mississippi Distribution Center is now licensed to ship all controlled and non-controlled medications. Lifeline’s main Florida distribution center will also continue to provide nationwide s

 

Oragenics to Present at the 19th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment ConferenceOpen in a New Window

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oragenics to Present at the 19th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference

 

Walgreens Reminds Patients About Prescription Preparedness in Advance of Hurricane IrmaOpen in a New Window

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Walgreens is underscoring the importance of prescription preparedness for its pharmacy patients in areas that may be impacted by Hurricane Irma, currently threatening the southeastern U.S. The company is offering the following tips for ensuring prescription needs are met for those potentially impacted by the storm. Follow evacuation orders. Get to a safe location first and then refill your medications at the nearest pharmacy. This allows you to avoid potentiall

 

iQor Partners with Connected Health Innovator Nuvo Group to Deliver Healthier, Happier Pregnancies to Women WorldwideOpen in a New Window

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iQor, a global provider of customer interaction and product support services, today announced that it has partnered with Nuvo Group, a global leader in developing maternal monitoring products and analytic-based software technologies, to provide a wide-range of vital pregnancy health data. iQor will provide Nuvo Group with a fully integrated, end-to-end service and product support platform for the company’s two main product lines: Sensa™ and PregSense™. Wit

 

TherapeuticsMD to Present at Two Upcoming Investor ConferencesOpen in a New Window

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TXMD to present at Morgan Stanley and Cantor Fitzgerald Healthcare Conferences

 

AHF Lauds U.S. Representative Wasserman Schultz for Pressing FDA on Key Syphilis Drug ShortageOpen in a New Window

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#AHF--AHF Lauds U.S. Representative Wasserman Schultz for Pressing FDA on Key Syphilis Drug Shortage

 

Exactech To Present to Investors at Baird 2017 Global Healthcare ConferenceOpen in a New Window

GAINESVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exactech, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXAC), a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products and biologic solutions for extremities, knee and hip, will present to investors at the Baird 2017 Global Healthcare Conference in New York on Thursday, September 7, 2017. The company will also host one-on-one meetings with institutional investors. The presentation by Exactech CEO David Petty and Executive Vice President of Finance & CFO Jody Phillips will begin

 

Christopher Rieder Joins Aurora Diagnostics as Chief Information OfficerOpen in a New Window

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aurora Diagnostics announced today that Christopher Rieder is joining the company as Chief Information Officer effective September 5. Mr. Rieder comes to Aurora Diagnostics with more than 20 years of experience in information technology as well as a strong background in operations, management, and organizational leadership. He has consistently helped healthcare companies leverage technology to differentiate themselves, connect with customers, grow, and

 

Mazor Robotics to Present at the Wells Fargo Healthcare ConferenceOpen in a New Window

CAESAREA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE:MZOR)(NASDAQGM:MZOR), a pioneer and a leader in the field of surgical guidance systems announced today that Sharon Levita, Chief Financial Officer & Vice President, Business Operations, is scheduled to present an overview of the Company, via a fireside chat discussion, at the Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 1:05pm ET at The Westin Boston Waterfront hotel in Boston, MA. A live webcast and subsequ

 

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