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Baxter enters untapped Russian market

Baxter enters untapped Russian market Baxter International Inc.’s work with a Russian manufacturing group to produce surgical instruments at a plant in Moscow should help position the company on the ground floor of a large, relatively untapped market, according to a Baxter spokesman. Based in Deerfield, Ill., Baxter recently joined a Russian manufacturer, NIIAP, to […]

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New 3-D/4-D ultrasound imaging system to sell to cardiologists

New 3-D/4-D ultrasound imaging system to sell to cardiologists – TomTec Imaging Systems Inc TomTec Imaging Systems, Inc., Boulder, Colo., is approaching cardiologists in this country as it moves ahead with the marketing of EchoView, a 3-D/4-D analysis system for the reconstruction of ultrasound images that require specialized image acquisition and processing techniques. The company […]

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What hospital CEOs buy

What hospital CEOs buy – market analysis Donald E.L. Johnson What hospital CEOs buy Hospital chief executive officers are much more involved in evaluating and buying major pieces of clinical equipment than in buying clinical supplies or pharmaceuticals, but they may not be as important as chief operating officers. Yet, according to a telephone survey […]

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Skin replacement opens million dollar markets

Skin replacement opens million dollar markets Joan M. Diekman Treatment for severe burns is moving out of the Dark Ages and providing multimillion dollar market opportunities as advances in biotechnology spawn the first generation of permanent, living skin replacement products. Sources estimate that at least 100,000 patients are admitted to the nation’s 170 burn clinics […]

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Siemens Pacesetter gains ISO 9001 approval for cardiac devices

Siemens Pacesetter gains ISO 9001 approval for cardiac devices – Siemens Pacesetter Inc Siemens Pacesetter, Inc., Sylmar, Calif., expects its recently awarded ISO 9001 certification to slightly increase U.S. sales of the company’s implantable devices for cardiac rhythm management, even though the certification is primarily intended to boost foreign sales. Siemens officials slightly altered the […]

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Arthroscopy market will boom for small joints

Arthroscopy market will boom for small joints Sharyn Rosenbaum Arthroscopy market will boom for small joints Arthroscopy equipment is one of the fastest growing segments of the orthopedic instrument market, and is expected to continue on a strong growth path because of new technology and surgical techniques. For many orthopedic surgeons, arthroscopy is the surgical […]

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Stryker challenges Hill-Rom with new line of med-surg beds – Stryker Corp. Medical division; modular patient system bed lines

Stryker challenges Hill-Rom with new line of med-surg beds – Stryker Corp. Medical division; modular patient system bed lines – Product Strategies Stryker Medical Division, Kalamazoo, Mich., believes the company’s lower-priced Modular Patient System (MPS) bed line will take a slice of the medical-surgical bed market away from market dominator Hill-Rom, Batesville, Ind. Stryker began […]

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FIT hoping new light source will brighten marketing vision – Brief Article

FIT hoping new light source will brighten marketing vision – Brief Article – Statistical Data Included Fiber Imaging Technologies (FIT), a subsidiary of Luxtec Corp., Worcester, Mass., has developed what it calls the surgical vision market’s brightest lightweight xenon light source and says it hopes the new product, the Model JD300X, will brighten the outlook […]

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Benchmarking outlines cardiac delivery trends – reportpublished by AmeriNet Inc. and Health Care Visions Ltd

Benchmarking outlines cardiac delivery trends – reportpublished by AmeriNet Inc. and Health Care Visions Ltd – Brief Article Device and med-surg suppliers hoping to take part in the equipment and product demands of the rapidly growing cardiovascular service delivery field should be aware of a benchmarking survey conducted by group purchasing organization AmeriNet Inc., St. […]

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Workshops, exhibits planned for 18th annual EMS conference

Workshops, exhibits planned for 18th annual EMS conference EMS Today 2000, the 18th edition of one of the industry’s preeminent educational conferences for emergency medical service personnel, will be held March 22-26, 2000, in Orlando, Fla. The EMS conference is billed by sponsor JEMS (Journal of Emergency Medical Services) Communications as offering something for everyone […]