DEVICE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DEVICE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Audit: ‘Obamacare’ tax not meeting revenue target http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58314587-79/tax-irs-audit-medical.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58314587-79/tax-irs-audit-medical.html.csp">Audit: ‘Obamacare’ tax not meeting revenue target</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T18:20:01.431-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 06:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • An “Obamacare” tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren’t paying it, according to a government audit released Tuesday. The audit by the Treasury inspector general for tax administration says the IRS needs to do a better job policing the tax. The tax agency, however, doesn’t have adequate tools to identify which companies owe it, the audit said. The report could add fuel to efforts to repeal the tax, which is opposed by Republi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314587@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:20:01 MDT Facebook to study shopping habits of its users http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58294110-79/facebook-users-device-mobile.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58294110-79/facebook-users-device-mobile.html.csp">Facebook to study shopping habits of its users</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sarah Frier</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T17:03:02.118-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 05:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Facebook will let advertisers know where a promotion was first viewed and when it led to a purchase by tracking users between their electronic devices, a tool that may reignite privacy concerns. Marketers will be able to see the number of users that clicked on an ad, whether they used a smartphone, tablet or desktop computer, and which device was used to buy a product, Menlo Park, California-based Facebook said in a blog post Wednesday. Facebook has been bulking up advertising se...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58294110@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:03:02 MDT FDA approves lung preservation machine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288828-79/lungs-device-fda-machine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288828-79/lungs-device-fda-machine.html.csp">FDA approves lung preservation machine</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T13:02:02.127-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 01:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Federal health regulators have approved a novel device for preserving donated lungs outside the body for possible transplantation into critically ill patients. The Food and Drug Administration said approval of the XVIVO Perfusion System could lead to more successful transplants of lungs for people with cystic fibrosis and other respiratory diseases. It is made by The device consists of a bubble-like chamber where the lungs are stored and connected to a series of pumps and filters th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582888282014-08-12T13:02:02.127-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T13:02:02.127-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288828@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:02:02 MDT Logan woman becomes first Utah patient to get tiny new pacemaker http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58276080-78/device-pacemaker-heart-implanted.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58276080-78/device-pacemaker-heart-implanted.html.csp">Logan woman becomes first Utah patient to get tiny new pacemaker</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T21:53:25.432-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Logan woman and her cardiologist said Monday that a new, small pacemaker that keeps her heart beating steadily was implanted without surgery two weeks ago at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray. Susan Thomas, 72, became the first patient in Utah to receive the new pacemaker, a Nanostim pacing device. The pacemaker is in clinical trials and has not yet been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Intermountain is seeking other candidates who want to participate. But Thomas is already a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58276080@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:53:25 MDT Police looking for suspect who left fake bomb at Ogden bank http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58272780-78/amp-police-bank-ogden.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58272780-78/amp-police-bank-ogden.html.csp">Police looking for suspect who left fake bomb at Ogden bank</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T21:40:07.933-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 09:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police are looking for a man who went to an Ogden bank Thursday, placed a suspected explosive device in front of a teller and demanded money. Police officials responded to the Bank of Utah at 115 Washington Blvd. about 1 p.m. Thursday after the suspect — identified as Randy Ted Jordan — was given an undisclosed amount of money and fled the area. Jordan left the “explosive device” in the bank, which prompted evacuations, police said. The Davis/Weber Bomb Squad checked out the device and determi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58272780@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 21:40:07 MDT Idaho boy recovering from grenade injury at Utah hospital http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58250280-68/idaho-authorities-grenade-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58250280-68/idaho-authorities-grenade-http.html.csp">Idaho boy recovering from grenade injury at Utah hospital</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T08:42:31.457-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 08:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Idaho Falls • Authorities in eastern Idaho say the object found by two 14-year-old boys in Rigby that exploded and severed one boy’s hand was a type of flash-bang grenade not available to civilians and discontinued years ago. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office tells the Post Register (http://www.postregister.com/node/60016) in a story on Friday that it’s trying to determine where the device came from. Authorities say the boys found the device Wednesday behind a granary on property belonging t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582502802014-08-01T08:42:31.457-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T08:42:31.457-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250280@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 08:42:31 MDT Idaho boy injured in blast treated at Utah hospital http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58246437-78/idaho-hospital-injured-treated.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58246437-78/idaho-hospital-injured-treated.html.csp">Idaho boy injured in blast treated at Utah hospital</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T12:03:49.152-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 12:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">IDAHO FALLS, Idaho • Authorities in Jefferson County in southeast Idaho say an explosive device severed a 14-year-old boy’s left hand and injured another 14-year-old boy after they found the object and picked it up. Sheriff Blair Olsen tells KIFI-TV that the boys found the device Wednesday evening behind a granary. Both boys were taken to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. One was treated and released and the other transferred to Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246437@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:03:49 MDT Fibroid treatment device withdrawn from market http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243234-79/devices-market-cancer-device.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243234-79/devices-market-cancer-device.html.csp">Fibroid treatment device withdrawn from market</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:05:02.462-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Johnson & Johnson is asking surgeons not to use a line of devices for removing growths from the uterus amid regulators’ growing concern that the electronic surgical tools raise the risk of spreading cancer to other parts of the body. In April, J&J suspended sales of the devices, known as laparoscopic power morcellators, after the Food and Drug Administration discouraged doctors from using them. Surgeons use the devices to treat painful fibroids, either by removing the growths themse...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582432342014-07-30T17:05:02.462-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T17:05:02.462-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58243234@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:05:02 MDT Police looking for suspect who dropped off fake bomb at Ogden bank http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58238008-78/police-ogden-woman-device.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58238008-78/police-ogden-woman-device.html.csp">Police looking for suspect who dropped off fake bomb at Ogden bank</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T16:12:48.874-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman who put a fake explosive device in a bank teller window on Monday, then demanded money from the teller. The woman went to the drive-up service window of Wasatch Peaks Credit Union, 975 Washington Blvd., and passed a “purported explosive device” to the teller at about 10:20 a.m., according to Ogden police officials. “The suspect fled the area after her demands for cash weren’t immediately met,” the police said in a news release....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238008@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:12:48 MDT Fake bomb left at Utah bank http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233142-78/device-scott-explosive-package.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233142-78/device-scott-explosive-package.html.csp">Fake bomb left at Utah bank</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:16:00.486-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A bomb squad was called to an Ogden credit union Monday morning after someone left what proved to be a fake explosive device at the drive-up window. Ogden police officials said someone placed a package in the “retractable teller window” at Wasatch Peaks Credit Union, 975 Washington Blvd., at about 10:30 a.m. Monday. With the package was a note saying the item was an explosive device, said Lt. Tim Scott. Scott said the Davis County bomb squad was called to the scene, and by 1:15 p.m., were able t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233142@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:16:00 MDT