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The FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) is working on new industry policies and regulations for medical device cybersecurity, 3D-printing and artificial intelligence (AI), according to Regulatory Focus.  Full Story »

Innara Health, a leader in neurodevelopmental care and neonatal oral feeding therapy and assessment technologies, today announced a joint marketing agreement with GE Healthcare. GE Healthcare is a leader in offering solutions supporting maternal and neonatal care from labor through delivery and post-delivery care. With prematurity as the leading cause of death for newborns worldwide, GE Healthcare works to provide solutions that not only help clinicians save the lives of preterm babies but also help them go home as healthy as possible. This relationship seeks to protect and support the neurodevelopment of infants, which is critical at this stage of life.    Full Story »

Mobility Designed, a Kansas City medical device startup, has appointed a new CEO. Previously held by co-founder Liliana Younger, the CEO role is now held by Dan Alcazar. A serial entrepreneur, Alcazar has experience growing early-stage, mid-sized and Fortune 500 companies, including RJR Nabisco, Sprint and Embarq. Younger  will remain on the board and maintain an active role within the Mobility Designed.    Full Story »

A trial has revealed that premature infants who were on feeding tubes and received treatment with Olathe-based Innara Health’s NTrainer System transitioned quicker to independent oral feeding and spend less time in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).  The NTrainer System helps infants born prematurely transition to oral feeding and is already in use at hospitals nationwide.  Full Story »

Dr. Nick Franano, the breakfast speaker at the 16th-annual InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum, recalled presenting at the forum in 2003 and where the organization it as now in 2015.

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