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CoMedical Inc. CoMedical Inc., Seattle Wash., www.comedical.com

Contact: Griff Overturf, 206-669-5795

Primary specialties: Three different sales teams:
1) IR, cath lab, NICU, pharmacy, IV; 2) capital solutions: OR, ER, SPD, ICU, Special Procedures, L&D, ASCs; 3) surgery, anesthesia, RT

Territory: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, Hawaii

Biggest challenge in next 12 months: Successfully introducing new conceptual solutions.

Biggest opportunity in next 12 months: Introducing new solutions that improve outcomes (evidence-based).

IMDA eNews

  • Countdown: Sunday. May 1. Nashville. Mission: Possible, the 2016 IMDA Management Conference & Manufacturers Forum. Be there. And watch your e-mail for updates on events as they unfold in Nashville.

  • The American Medical Association (AMA) announced a collaboration with IDEA Labs, a student-run biotechnology incubator, to support cutting-edge medical technology development from young entrepreneurs studying at Washington University in St. Louis, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Pennsylvania and University of Minnesota.

  • IBM and the American Cancer Society (ACS) have formed a collaboration to create the first virtual cancer health advisor using Watson, reports DOTmed. Watson will be able to anticipate the needs of people with different types of cancer, at different stages of disease, and at various points in treatment, and it will become more personalized the more a patient engages with it.

  • There's new cash for health tech companies in Illinois and beyond -- and it's coming from OSF HealthCare, a central Illinois-based health system, reports the Chicago Tribune. OSF has launched a $75 million venture fund, called OSF Ventures, which will invest in companies set on improving patient experiences and outcomes or reducing healthcare costs.

  • AdvaMed 2016: The MedTech Conference, has issued a call for emerging companies to apply to the MedTech Innovator competition by the May 15 deadline. MedTech Innovator is the medtech industry's global competition and virtual accelerator, held in partnership with AdvaMed Accel and AdvaMed 2016.