DePuy Synthes Receives 510(k) FDA Clearance for VELYS™ Robotic-Assisted Solution Designed for Use with the ATTUNE Total Knee System

The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies announced that DePuy Synthes has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the VELYS Robotic-Assisted Solution designed for use with the ATTUNE® Total Knee System and its cleared indications for use.

Philips to Acquire Capsule Technologies Inc.

Royal Philips has signed an agreement to acquire Capsule Technologies Inc., a provider of medical device integration and data technologies for hospitals and healthcare organizations.

Camber Spine Expands Patent Portfolio with SPIRA Lateral 3.0

Camber Spine has received a notice of allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its SPIRA Lateral 3.0 interbody fusion implant.

UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer Inactivates SARS-CoV-2 at 12 Feet Distance in 5 Minutes

UltraViolet Devices Inc. (UVDI) has announced that its UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer achieved greater than 99.99%, or 4log10, inactivation of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) in 5 minutes at a distance of 12 feet (3.65 meters).


Before you ask … Yes. These are real. Have you encountered your OWN “unusual” doctor names? Nurse names? Etc.? Let us know!

1. Surgeon: Dr. Butcher

2. Psychiatrist:  Dr. Manek

3. Urologist: Dr. Burns

4. Ophthalmology: Dr. Lazer

5. Pain specialist: Dr. Groner

6. General Practitioner: Dr. Harry Heine

7. Chiropractor: Dr. Will Tickle

8. Geriatrics: Dr. Old

9. Urologist : Dr. Littlejohn

10. Plastic Surgeon: Dr. Rak


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