A Medical Device Daily
Daxor (New York) a medical instrumentation and biotechnology company, reported the receipt of a signed trial agreement from Susquehanna Health (Williamsport, Pennsylvania). This will provide Susquehanna Health with a Blood Volume Analyzer-100 (BVA-100), an instrument which enables semi-automated measurement of a patient's total blood volume, red blood cell volume and plasma volume. Blood volume abnormalities are observed in a variety of cardiac conditions. Proper diagnosis and correction of blood volume abnormalities can lead to improved patient outcomes.
In other agreements/contracts news:
• TechCrunch50 2009 Finalist Glide Health Corporation (GHC; New York) and Integrated Medical Professionals (Plainview, New York) reported a partnership to deploy the Glide Health mobile medical record platform. IMP is the largest multispecialty group practice in the U.S., with more than 100 physicians in nearly 50 locations, caring for over one million patients.
Glide Health is the complete mobile desktop solution for patients, doctors and other health care professionals to access and manage patient health care information from their mobile devices and to collaboratively provide and receive comprehensive patient care from virtually any location regardless of software system or type of device.
Glide Health syncs with electronic medical record platforms to provide patients and health care professionals with up-to-date access to medical records on Android, Blackberry, iPhone, Palm Pre, Symbian and Windows Mobile devices as well as on Windows, Mac, Linux and Solaris desktops, allowing for a total web based solution.
• Premier (SanDiego) reported that Retractable Technologies (Little Elm, Texas), a small business enterprise, has been added to its safety phlebotomy portfolio, joining Becton Dickinson and Company (Franklin Lakes, New Jersey); Greiner Vacuette North America (Monroe, North Carolina); and Smiths Medical (Rockland, Massachusetts).