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Medtronic Expands Chinese Footprint

US-based Medtronic Inc., manufacturer of a well-known line of defibrillators and AEDs including the popular Medtronic Physio-Control Lifepak 500 AED, has announced a joint venture with Hong Kong-based Shandong Weigao Group. Medtronic, which will own a 51% interest in this

Medical Supplies Network Donates Needed Medical Equipment to Public Hospital in the Philippines

The Medical Supplies Network of the Tulsa Oklahoma Rotary District donated much needed medical equipment to the Provincial Hospital of Silay City in the Philippines.The items delivered to the hospital in a 40-foot container van included surgical equipment, anesthesia equipment,

DRE Introduces New Ophthalmic and ENT Surgical Microscopes

DRE Inc. announces the addition of two new surgical microscopes to its existing line of medical equipment. DRE recently unveiled the DRE Em1000 ENT Microscope and the DRE Om2100 Ophthalmic Microscope. These are the first microscopes to be released as

New research indicates the need for more AEDs in hospitals

A research study published in a recent issue of The New England Journal of Medicine reports that Americans stand a better chance of surviving a heart attack if they have it in a public place, such as a casino or

Skytron Joins Forces with Clinical Engineering

Skytron, a manufacturer of state-of-the-art medical equipment including surgical tables and surgical lights, has teamed with Clinical Engineering Consultants (CEC), located in Erlanger, Kentucky, to form Helios Technology Management. The new Helios team will perform high-level management functions such as