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Healthmark Industries Celebrates 50th Year Anniversary

Healthmark Industries, a family-owned healthcare supplier located in Fraser, Michigan, celebrates its 50th year in business in 2019.  Ralph A. Basile and his wife, Suzanne, established Healthmark in 1969 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. After a successful career in medical sales, Ralph decided to start his own company. In the early days, Healthmark was operated out of the family home, for ...

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Thoracent Expands Device Offering through US Distribution Agreement with Med-Italia Biomedica

Huntington, New York (March 1, 2019)  Thoracent, Inc., announced today the execution of an exclusive agreement with Med-ItaliaBiomedicato distribute the Itaflex line of endoscopy devices. The Itaflex device portfolio includes the Netis Retrieval Net, which Thoracent plans to launch at the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses & Associates (SGNA) annual meeting in Portland, OR, April 14–16.    “We are delighted to join ...

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Seth Hendee Joins Healthmark Industries

Healthmark Industries is proud to announce Seth Hendee as an Clinical Education Coordinator for Healthmark Industries where he provides clinical expertise on medical device processing, SPD education and standards interpretation.  Prior to joining Healthmark, he has had over 20 years’ experience as an Central Services professional. Responsible for many Sterile Processing roles, Seth primarily focused on education for the last ...

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Study Discovers 6,000-Plus Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Gut Bacteria

A study carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham has used an innovative approach to identify thousands of antibiotic resistance genes found in bacteria that inhabit the human gut. The human gut is home to trillions of microorganisms, mainly bacteria. Most of these are sensitive to antibiotics, but a significant number of bacteria in the human gut have ...

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Solaire Medical Announces Acquisition of InnerSpace® from Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

Solaire Medical is pleased to announce the acquisition of InnerSpace from Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., effective September 28, 2018. The acquisition generated a redesigned line of medical storage products branded as InnerSpace by Solaire Medical. “Stanley InnerSpace is a long-established business with a strong brand presence,” said Solaire Medical President Ben Barber. “Combining the brand recognition of InnerSpace with ...

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