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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

 

AHF to Host #StandAgainstHate Community Forum Tues., Sept. 5th in Ft. Lauderdale @ 5pmOpen in a New Window

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AHF to Host #StandAgainstHate Community Forum Tues., Sept. 5th in Ft. Lauderdale @ 5pm

 

joimax®, Inc. Opens Its First Education & Training Center in Irvine, California, Posts Record Sales in the US and Continues to Make Gains with Endoscopic ReimbursementOpen in a New Window

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--joimax® announces the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art Training and Education Center in Irvine, California. The company will be holding its first workshop at the Center on September 8-9th. As the market leader in endoscopic spine surgery, joimax® is fully dedicated to outstanding physician education, training and services worldwide. Due to the newly released US CPT reimbursement code, valid since January 1st, 2017, the demand for joimax® endoscopic proc

 

Oragenics Doses First Patient in Phase 2 Clinical Trial of AG013 for Oral MucositisOpen in a New Window

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oragenics Doses First Patient in Phase 2 Clinical Trial of AG013 for Oral Mucositis

 

New Study: iGrow Plus Minoxidil Accelerates Hair GrowthOpen in a New Window

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Millions of women with female pattern hair loss may be able to regrow hair faster using the FDA-cleared iGrow Hair Growth System along with minoxidil.

 

Mazor Robotics and Medtronic Enter Next Phase of Strategic Partnership; Medtronic to Make a $40 million Third Tranche Investment in MazorOpen 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, today announced that it has entered the next phase of its strategic partnership with Medtronic earlier than planned and their existing agreements have been amended accordingly. The agreements provide for the conversion of the commercial relationship between the parties, with Medtronic assuming exclusive worldwide distribution of the Mazor X syste

 

Mayweather vs. McGregor Event Brings Unprecedented Exposure to Diamond CBD and PotNetwork Holdings, “POTN”, as Sponsored Contenders Take the SpotlightOpen in a New Window

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PotNetwork Holding, Inc. (OTC Pink: POTN) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned Diamond CBD, Inc. was an official sponsor of a couple of contenders in the Mayweather-McGregor Event that took place on August 26. The highly anticipated event has been expected to shatter all prior PPV viewership records. To watch a portion of the sponsored events that were televised, click http://a.msn.com/01/en-ie/AAqMoVl?ocid=se to view. Although final PPV revenues

 

With Revenues over $1,459,137, PotNetwork Holding, Inc.’s Diamond CBD Continues to Exceed Projections, Bringing in the Highest Level of Monthly Sales to DateOpen in a New Window

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PotNetwork Holding, Inc. (OTC Pink:POTN) is delighted to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Diamond CBD, Inc., has delivered yet another considerable increase in revenues month over month. For the month of July 2017, it achieved record breaking revenues of $1,459,137, which exceeded its June 2017 results by more than 30%. “We are very pleased with how the numbers have continued to gain over the summer. We are consistently setting new sales records

 

HEICO Subsidiary Supplies Infrared Camera on Airborne Eclipse LabOpen in a New Window

MIAMI & SANTA BARBARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HEICO Corporation (NYSE: HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI) announced today that its IRCameras, LLC (“IRC”) subsidiary supplied a specially designed infrared imaging camera which was incorporated into an Airborne Infrared Spectrometer (“AIR-Spec”) used to observe and obtain measurements of the total solar eclipse visible throughout much of the United States yesterday. IRC Team Members designed and produced the device entirely in the United States. This research is

 

Exactech’s Truliant® Knee System Instrumentation Honored with International Design Excellence Award (IDEA®)Open in a New Window

GAINESVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exactech (Nasdaq:EXAC), a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products and biologic solutions for extremities, knee and hip, announced today that the new Truliant® Knee System’s surgical instrumentation received a bronze award in the 2017 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®). Sponsored annually by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), the 2017 winners were recognized on Aug. 19 in Atlanta, Ga. Exactech’s Truliant Knee

 

Riverside Recovery of Tampa OpensOpen in a New Window

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New drug and alcohol treatment center, Riverside Recovery of Tampa, opens.

 

TherapeuticsMD Announces Publication of Manuscript on the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study of Vaginal Estrogen Use in Postmenopausal WomenOpen in a New Window

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TherapeuticsMD, Inc. (NYSE MKT:TXMD), an innovative women’s healthcare company, today announced the publication of the manuscript detailing results of the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study of vaginal estrogen use in postmenopausal women in Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society, a widely-regarded forum for scholarly articles on the leading research related to menopause. The Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study, cond

 

Liberty Health Sciences Inc. Continues Expansion Strategy with Purchase of 36 Additional Acres of Florida Land at Chestnut Hill Tree Farm SiteOpen in a New Window

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Liberty Health Sciences Inc. continues expansion strategy with purchase of 36 additional acres of Florida land at Chestnut Hill Tree Farm site

 

Allego and Strategy to Revenue (STR) Partner to Deliver Industry-First Sales Enablement-as-a-Service Solution for Small to Medium-sized BusinessesOpen in a New Window

NEEDHAM, Mass. & CLEARWATER, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allego®, the leading mobile video sales learning platform, and Strategy to Revenue (STR), a global provider of enterprise, sales force management and sales force effectiveness solutions, today announced a partnership that will allow organizations to access a full range of sales enablement services, strategies and technologies with the same flexibility and ease-of-use associated with traditional software-as-a-service. STR will offer this sales-

 

TripleCare Selected to Participate in CMS Telemedicine Study at Multiple Skilled Nursing FacilitiesOpen in a New Window

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#TripleCareinSNFs--TripleCare Selected to Participate in CMS Telemedicine Study at Multiple Skilled Nursing Facilities

 

TherapeuticsMD Provides TX-004HR Regulatory UpdateOpen in a New Window

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TXMD provides FDA Update; To Hold Conference Call at 5pm today

 

Bovie Medical Corporation to Present at the Wedbush PacGrow Healthcare ConferenceOpen in a New Window

CLEARWATER, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bovie Medical Corporation (BVX), a maker of medical devices and supplies and the developer of J-Plasma®, a patented new surgical product, today announced that management will participate in the Wedbush PacGrow Healthcare Conference at the Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York, New York. Management will host a presentation with investors on Tuesday, August 15 at 3:05 p.m. Eastern Time. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be provided under the ‘Company

 

Wedgworth’s Inc. Named as the Exclusive Distributor in Florida for Amp AgronomyOpen in a New Window

FOLEY, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GCO, in partnership with Sod Solutions, is pleased to announce Wedgworth’s Inc. as the exclusive distributor of Amp Agronomy™ in the state of Florida. Wedgworth’s, Florida’s largest custom fertilizer dealer, offers Florida farmers even more solutions for success with the addition of Amp Agronomy’s nutritional line to their existing portfolio of products. “As leaders in the Florida farming industry, selecting Wedgworth’s as our exclusive distributor in the state was

 

Stimwave Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for the First Full-Body MRI Scan Ready Wireless Peripheral Nerve Stimulator (PNS) SystemOpen in a New Window

POMPANO BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stimwave LLC, a leading innovator in wireless medical device technology and independent research institute, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the first wireless, micro-technology neuromodulation device that can enable ongoing full-body MRI scans under certain scanning conditions for the relief of chronic peripheral nerve pain. Representing a life-changing technological breakthrough for the more than 400 million people worldwide who suffer from severe in

 

Cyalume Technologies Holdings, Inc. to Be Acquired by an Affiliate of Arsenal Capital PartnersOpen in a New Window

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cyalume Technologies Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:CYLU) (the “Company” or “Cyalume”) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement and plan of merger, pursuant to which Cyalume will be acquired by an affiliate of Arsenal Capital Partners (“Arsenal”) in an all-cash transaction. The total cash consideration to be paid by the purchaser in the transaction is $45 million, subject to certain adjustments set forth in the merger agreement, which includes the rep

 

RTI Surgical® Announces 2017 Second Quarter ResultsOpen in a New Window

ALACHUA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RTI Surgical® Announces 2017 Second Quarter Results

 

Generex Provides Summary of Ii-Key Hybrid Vaccine PlatformOpen in a New Window

MIRAMAR, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCPink:GNBT) today provided the following summary of the Ii-Key Hybrid Vaccine Platform under development by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com). This summary has been prepared by Dr. Jason B. Terrell, MD, the Company’s Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, as a follow-up to last week’s announcement by Generex of a clinical trial collaboration agreement between Antigen E

 

SurGenTec's GRAFTGUN Receives Core Patent for Post Filling Cages Using Their Graft Delivery TechnologyOpen in a New Window

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SurGenTec® has been issued device and method patent No. 9,668,881 from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its graft loading technology to post-fill implant cages. The Graftgun® is a universal graft delivery system that allows surgeons to use the bone graft of their choice. The device permits minimally invasive delivery of bone graft material into bone voids, disc spaces, cages, and implants. Once the implant has been positioned and the inserter

 

RTI Surgical® Divests Cardiothoracic Closure Business to A&E Medical Corporation for up to $60 MillionOpen in a New Window

ALACHUA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RTI Surgical® Divests Cardiothoracic Closure Business to A&E Medical Corporation for up to $60 Million

 

TransEnterix Announces First Senhance U.S. Innovation Center at Florida Hospital OrlandoOpen in a New Window

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransEnterix, Inc. (NYSE MKT: TRXC), a medical device company that is pioneering the use of robotics to improve minimally invasive surgery, today announced that it has installed a Senhance Surgical Robot at the Institute for Surgical Advancement at Florida Hospital Orlando. The Senhance Robot is placed under a collaboration agreement with Florida Hospital ISA. Nicholson Center Orlando will be used as a facility to perform pre-clinical training and

 

TherapeuticsMD Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial ResultsOpen in a New Window

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TXMD releases business and financial results for Q2 ending June 30, 2017.

 

Wedgewood Pharmacy Receives P.E.T. AwardOpen in a New Window

SWEDESBORO, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#CompoundingPharmacy--Wedgewood Pharmacy receives one of three P.E.T. Awards

 

Bovie Medical Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Reaffirms Fiscal Year 2017 Financial OutlookOpen in a New Window

CLEARWATER, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bovie Medical Corporation (NYSEMKT:BVX) (the "Company"), a maker of medical devices and supplies and the developer of J-Plasma®, a patented new surgical product, today reported financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2017. Second Quarter 2017 Financial Summary: Total Q2 revenue of $9.8 million, up 5.4% year-over-year. Advanced Energy revenue increased 137% year-over-year to $1.8 million, driven by strong J-Plasma® sales. Domestic Q2 reve

 

RTI Surgical® Schedules 2017 Second Quarter Earnings Call for August 8, 2017Open in a New Window

ALACHUA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RTI Surgical® Schedules 2017 Second Quarter Earnings Call for August 8, 2017

 

Bio-Tissue Announces Strategic Agreement with Scope To Expand Market Presence in the UK and IrelandOpen in a New Window

MIAMI & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bio-Tissue, Inc., a business unit of TissueTech, Inc., is pleased to announce a strategic agreement with Scope, a fast-growing eye care company offering innovative ophthalmic products in the UK and Ireland. The companies will work together to bring Bio-Tissue’s PROKERA® biologic corneal bandage devices to the UK and Irish eye care professionals market. “Our collaboration with Scope will help us expand our distribution and bring PROKERA to eye doctors in the UK a

 

PRIUM’s Mark Pew to Speak Twice at WCI’s Workers’ Compensation Educational ConferenceOpen in a New Window

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PRIUM's Mark Pew will discuss opioid weaning and marijuana legislation at WCI's Workers' Compensation Educational Conference (Aug. 6-9) in Orlando.

 

Tower MSA Partners to Sponsor WCI-TVOpen in a New Window

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tower MSA Partners is sponsoring WCI-TV, dedicating its segments to different perspectives on managing opioid abuse in workers' compensation.

 

Generex Announces Collaboration with Merck to Evaluate KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) in Combination with AE37 in Patients with Triple-Negative Breast CancerOpen in a New Window

MIRAMAR, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCPink:GNBT) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com) has entered into a clinical trial collaboration agreement with Merck (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada), through a wholly-owned subsidiary, to evaluate Antigen’s AE37 cancer vaccine in combination with Merck’s anti-PD-1 (programmed death receptor-1) therapy, KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab),

 

Specialist Institute Helps Doctors Grow Their Dental Implant PracticesOpen in a New Window

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Specialist Institute is a unique education continuum designed to help referral based specialty practices thrive in today’s competitive dental implant market. The first session of the 2017 continuum will be held September 15–17 in Naples, FL. The mission of the Specialist Institute is to facilitate unparalleled dental implant practice growth while improving patient outcomes. The Institute addresses the fact that most practices are not limited by clinical co

 

Exactech Q2 Revenue $67.3 Million On Continuing Strong Extremities RevenueOpen 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, announced today that revenue for the second quarter of 2017 increased 2% to $67.3 million from $66.1 million in the second quarter of 2016, and 3% on a constant currency basis. Domestic revenue increased 2% to $45.7 million, and international revenue increased 1% to $21.6 million in the second quarter of 2017. Dil

 

Wellness Center in Broward County Offers Free HIV & STD ScreeningsOpen in a New Window

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#AHF--Wellness Center in Broward County Offers Free HIV & STD Screenings

 

Oragenics Announces Completion of Second Closing of $3.0 Million Preferred Stock Private PlacementOpen in a New Window

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oragenics Announces Completion of Second Closing of $3.0 Million Preferred Stock Private Placement

 

Moffitt Cancer Center Enhances Patient Care with Toshiba Medical’s Innovative Merging of IR and CTOpen in a New Window

TUSTIN, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cancer patients at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., now have access to advanced diagnostic imaging for fast and safe exams with the facility’s Infinix™-i 4D CT system from Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company. Moffitt, one of the nation’s leading cancer hospitals, is the first healthcare provider in the state of Florida to use the system’s innovative merging of the Infinix-i angiography system and Aquilion™ PRIME CT system for interventional radiology (IR

 

Liberty Health Sciences Inc. Names Industry Veteran George Scorsis CEO and DirectorOpen in a New Window

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Liberty Health Sciences Inc. (“Liberty”) has named seasoned executive George Scorsis as Chief Executive Officer and Director, effective immediately.

 

Two Day Managing Your FDA Inspection Seminar with an Ex-FDA Official: Before, During and After (Tampa, United States - August 17-18, 2017) - Research and MarketsOpen in a New Window

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Managing Your FDA Inspection: Before, During and After" conference has been added to Research and Markets' offering. FDA inspects many different kinds of firms. If the FDA regulates your product, they can show up at your lobby and say, I am here to conduct an inspection. What do you do? What have you done to prepare for an inspection? How do you deal with the investigator, including their personality? The scary part is having to explain the error of your ways to th

 

Xcovery Collaborates with the National Cancer Institute and Children’s Oncology Group for The NCI-COG Pediatric MATCH Clinical TrialOpen in a New Window

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#COG--Xcovery, a developer of targeted therapeutics for cancer, today announced its participation in the NCI-COG Pediatric MATCH clinical trial.

 

AHF Opens New Orlando Healthcare Center and PharmacyOpen in a New Window

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#AHF--AHF Healthcare Center Orlando and pharmacy will officially open on Tuesday, July 25th.

 

TriMedx Selects Pilgrim Quality Solutions to Expedite Key Quality Management ProcessesOpen in a New Window

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clinical engineering and medical equipment services leader TriMedx selected Pilgrim to automate key components of its QA and RA Operations.

 

MedOp Health Confirms Claims on LabelOpen in a New Window

OLDSMAR, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MedOp Health announces that it has proven that the new MaxiVision® Meso Plus Formula DOES CONTAIN ALL THE LEVEL OF CAROTENOIDS CLAIMED ON THE LABEL.

 

TherapeuticsMD to Host Second Quarter Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast on August 3Open in a New Window

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TXMD to hold conference call on Q2 2017 financial and business results on August 3 at 4:30pm ET

 

Novolyze Winner of The IAFP Food Safety Innovation AwardOpen in a New Window

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#FSMA--Novolyze winner of the 2017 IAFP Food Safety Innovation Award.

 

Zero Gravity Solutions Announces That Rik Miller, Former President of DuPont Crop Protection Has Been Named Its Senior Strategic Agricultural AdvisorOpen in a New Window

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#4H--ZGSI Announces Rik Miller, Former DuPont Crop Protection President, as Its Senior Strategic Agricultural Advisor

 

Mazor Robotics to Report Second Quarter Financial Results on August 1, 2017Open 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 it will report financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017, before the U.S. markets open on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. The Company will host a conference call to discuss these results on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at 8:30 AM EDT (3:30 PM IDT). Investors within the United States interested in participating are inv

 

Pilgrim Quality Solutions Awarded Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 Pharmaceutical Product Leadership AwardOpen in a New Window

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pilgrim Quality Solutions receives Frost & Sullivan's 2017 Excellence in Best Practices Award for its product support for the Pharmaceutical industry.

 

Promise Healthcare Joins STRIVE Initiative As Long-Term Acute Care Lead to Help Hospitals Improve Infection Prevention and ControlOpen in a New Window

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#AmericanHospitalAssociation--With hospital acquired infections posing a great risk for patients, Promise Healthcare partners with AHA and CDC to promote infection prevention.

 

TherapeuticsMD Provides TX-004HR Regulatory UpdateOpen in a New Window

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TXMD provides FDA regulatory update on New Drug Application (NDA) for TX-004HR

 

StemSynergy Announces Breakthrough in Colorectal Cancer Drug DevelopmentOpen in a New Window

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--StemSynergy Therapeutics, Inc. announces advances in drug development for treatment of colorectal cancer, the third most common cancer diagnosed in the US. Mutations in a cell communication process called the “Wnt pathway” are responsible for over 90% of all colorectal cancers. A major hurdle in developing drugs that block the Wnt pathway has been that they exhibit significant gastrointestinal toxicity. In the June 27 issue of Science Signaling, a group of scientists wor

 

Exactech Schedules Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference 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 materials for extremities, hip and knee will release its second quarter 2017 financial results on Thursday, July 27, 2017. A copy of the earnings release will be available at http://www.hawkassociates.com. The company will hold a conference call with CEO David Petty and key members of the management team on Friday, July 28 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Th

 

American Medical Depot Raises $85 Million to Enter New Territories & Accelerate GrowthOpen in a New Window

MIRAMAR, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Medical Depot (“AMD”), a leading technology and data analytics driven supplier of medical products, equipment, and value added services to the full continuum of healthcare providers, announces today it has raised $85 million to refinance existing debt, fund market expansion and further growth in sales, marketing and technology. White Oak Healthcare Finance, LLC (“White Oak”), an affiliate of White Oak Global Advisors, LLC, leads the financing as sole len

 

Elmcroft Senior Living Selects ACCUflo to Ensure Highest Levels of Resident CareOpen in a New Window

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Elmcroft Senior Living, one of the largest, top-tier senior living community providers in the country, has introduced ACCUflo, the proven and trusted go-to medication management system, into more than half of their senior living communities. Creative Strategies, a leading innovator of medication and care management software technology, developed ACCUflo for use among long-term care pharmacies and Assisted Living, Memory Care, and skilled nursing communities. AC

 

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

CLEARWATER, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bovie Medical (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 second quarter of 2017 will be released after the market closes on Wednesday, August 2. Management will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on August 2 to discuss the results of the quarter and host a question and answer session. To listen to the call by phone, interested parti

 

Cleveland Clinic Florida Reaches 500th Transplant MilestoneOpen in a New Window

WESTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cleveland Clinic Florida, Broward County’s largest provider of solid organ transplantation, conducted its 500th organ transplant on June 29, making it the fastest growing center in the state. The living donor kidney received by 21-year-old Jazmine Serrano of Port St. Lucie, Florida, was donated by her 24-year-old sister Naraly Serrano. “Achieving this milestone in four short years is a testament to both the need for transplantation services in South Florida and th

 

Mazor Robotics Received 19 System Orders During Q2 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 guidance systems, expects to report record revenue of approximately $15.4 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017. In the year-ago second quarter, Mazor reported revenue of $8.3 million. During the second quarter of 2017, the Company received a total of 19 system purchase orders. Sixteen of the purchase orders were for the Mazor X™ system from customers i

 

H.I.G. Capital Acquires a Majority Stake in Santa Lucia Pharma AppsOpen in a New Window

MILAN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Acquisition--H.I.G. Europe announces the acquisition by an affiliate of a control stake in Santa Lucia Pharma Apps.

 

Partnership Makes Hearing Aids and Services More AffordableOpen in a New Window

PLANTATION, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#healthrisks--DentalPlans.com and Amplifon partner to offer cost-effective solutions and help prevent health risks

 

Stimwave Announces First Patient in Brazil to Receive Wireless Pain Relief® TechnologyOpen in a New Window

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stimwave LLC, a medical device manufacturer and independent research institute headquartered in South Florida in the United States, today announced the first patients in Brazil will receive a Stimwave Wireless Pain Relief® device for the treatment of chronic pain. The minimally-invasive procedures will be completed prior to and during the 4th Conference of the Brazilian Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (BSIPP) when the leading authorities in the

 

One Call Expert Outlines How Wearable Technology is Transforming Injury Management and Rehabilitation in Workers’ CompensationOpen in a New Window

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#claimsoutcomes--One Call Care Management national product leader Zack Craft presented on wearable tech and managing workplace injuries at the 2017 CMSA Conference.

 

Exactech Introduces New Computer-Assisted Software Application for Simplified Guidance in Total Knee ReplacementOpen 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, announced the introduction of ExactechGPS® TKA PLUS, a new software application that provides orthopaedic surgeons simplified, real-time intraoperative computer guidance during total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The new application expands the ExactechGPS portfolio and complements the company’s new Truliant® Knee Sys

 

Scholar Rock to Develop SRK-015 to Improve Muscle Function in Patients with Spinal Muscular AtrophyOpen in a New Window

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scholar Rock announced lead candidate SRK-015 will be developed for improvement of muscle strength/function in patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

 

Mental Health Association of Central Florida Named $10,000 Winner of FamilyWize’s "Healthy You, Happy Orlando" CampaignOpen in a New Window

BETHLEHEM, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FamilyWize announced today the winner of its "Healthy You, Happy Orlando" campaign. The campaign was dedicated to improving the lives of Orlando-area residents through more affordable prescription medications using the Free FamilyWize Prescription Discount Card. The widely known prescription savings program is now proud to donate $10,000 to Mental Health Association of Central Florida. The Mental Health Association of Central Florida has served the Central Flori

 

AHF Expands Services to Liberty City in Miami-Dade County to Address Florida’s Growing HIV/AIDS EpidemicOpen in a New Window

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In continuing to address the increasing HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Florida, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is expanding its services in Miami-Dade county, opening a new health care center in Miami’s Liberty City community. Located at 1498 NW 54th Street, Suite C, Miami, the new center officially opened on Saturday, June 24th with a grand opening ribbon-cutting celebration with remarks by AHF Southern Bureau Chief Michael Kahane. The Miami Herald reported that “This wil

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