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NEUCHATEL, Switzerland-Monday, February 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the limited market release of Early Warning Score (EWS) on the Root® patient monitoring and connectivity platform. EWS aggregates information from multiple vital signs and clinical observations to generate a score that represents the potential degree of patient deterioration.

Root, which works in conjunction with Radical-7® or Radius-7® Pulse CO-Oximeters® and Masimo Open Connect™ (MOC-9™) measurements, features Masimo SET® Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry, rainbow SET™ pulse CO-Oximetry, Nomoline™ capnography and gas monitoring, SedLine® brain function monitoring, O3™ regional oximetry, and SunTech® blood pressure and Welch Allyn® temperature monitoring. Masimo SET® helps clinicians monitor oxygen saturation and pulse rate during motion and low perfusio ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan-Monday, February 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Semiconductor Solutions Co., Ltd. ("PSCS", Head Office: Nagaokakyo City, Kyoto Prefecture; President: Kazuhiro Koyama) has reached an agreement with United Microelectronics Corporation ("UMC", Head Office: Hsinchu City, Taiwan, CEO: Po Wen Yen) on the joint development of mass production process for next generation 40nm ReRAM[1].
ReRAM, alike flash memory [2] currently in widespread use, is a type of non-volatile memory[3]. The device features a simple structure, high-speed processing, and low power consumption. PSCS started ReRAM mass production using a 180nm process in 2013, and is currently supplying its 8-bit microcomputer MN101LR series for low power consumption applications such as in portable healthcare devices. The company was the first to test and verify the high reliability of memory arrays by 40nm process.
The agreed cooperative project will enable the ... Read more »

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IRVING, Texas -Monday, February 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that Guinea Alumina Corporation S.A. (GAC) has awarded Fluor an engineering and program management consultancy contract for a major bauxite mine in the Boké region of Guinea, Africa. Fluor booked the approximately $700 million contract value into backlog in the fourth quarter of 2016.

Working alongside GAC, Fluor will manage the development of a 12 million-tonne-per-annum bauxite mine, a dedicated export terminal in Port Kamsar and rail and other infrastructure upgrades. The mine, which is scheduled to begin production in 2018, will supply high-quality raw materials for alumina production facilities globally. Fluor successfully completed the feasibility study for GAC in the second quarter of 2016.

“Fluor has worked with GAC since the preliminary phase of the project to develop a customized, capital-efficient design to meet the company ... Read more »

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 Humanitarian Award Winners Announced


DANA POINT, Calif.-Monday, February 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) announced today, at the 5th Annual Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, that 69,519 lives were saved in 2016, thanks to the efforts of more than 3526 hospitals committing to patient safety and the 70 healthcare technology companies who have signed an open data pledge.

During his keynote address on the first day of the Summit, former Vice President Joe Biden noted the importance of being “unwilling to postpone” the fight to achieve zero preventable deaths by 2020. As he stated, “We cannot spend billions on sublime new therapies to save lives from cancer, only to lose them tragically as a consequence of predictable mistakes.”

Joe Kiani, Founder of the Patient Safety Movement, spoke of the progress made during 2016: “By January 2016 ... Read more »

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DANA POINT, Calif.-Monday, February 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At the 5th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, the winners of this year’s Innovation Awards were announced. The annual summit convened hundreds of medical professionals, hospital administrators, medical technology executives, and patient advocates to discuss the challenges and innovative processes and procedures that will help eliminate the more than 200,000 preventable patient deaths that occur in US hospitals, and millions more worldwide, annually.

The three 2016 Innovation Award winners were selected from among more than 100 innovative products and processes submitted by inventors and entrepreneurs, all focused on helping to eliminate preventable patient deaths. The winner of the first-place, $50,000 prize, is ReavillMED, LLC, for its infusion inserted central lines procedure. The second prize of $25,000 was awarded to eBroselow, LLC, for S ... Read more »

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