FALLS CHURCH – Top medical and recall news headlines from Noblis Health Innovation for Friday, Sept. 17. Click on the underlined item for the actual link to the story:
- Medical device industry touts safety of regulatory approval process: The industry group representing medical devices released a report on Wednesday that touts the safety of a federal approval process the Obama administration wants to overhaul.
- Drug-resistant ‘superbugs’ hit 20 states, spread worldwide: Bacteria that are able to survive every modern antibiotic are cropping up in many U.S. hospitals and are spreading outside the country, public health officials say.
- InformationWeek 500: Healthcare Innovators: InformationWeek 500 healthcare companies are using technology in innovative ways to improve care, including state-of-the-art mobile communications, a federated imaging system, and advanced wellness services. Get a look at 10 of them in this slide show.
- Medical Radiation Countermeasure Moves Forward: Cleveland BioLabs, Inc. yesterday said that it was awarded a $45 million contract from the United States Department of Defense (DoD) Chemical Biological and Medical Systems (CBMS) Medical Identification and Treatment Systems (MITS) to develop and stockpile CBLB502 as a medical radiation countermeasure.