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Embolization device maker acquired by Medtronic in $150M deal
Medtronic has agreed to pay $150 million upfront plus milestone fees to purchase Medina Medical, a Menlo Park, Calif.-based ...Learn More
Funding round pulls in $100M for CeQur
A Series C financing round led by Arthurian Life Sciences and Woodford Investment Management has brought in $100 million for ...Learn More
MiroMatrix raises $23M for decellularizing tech
A round of equity funding involving 116 undisclosed investors has brought in $23 million for MiroMatrix Medical, an Eden ...Learn More
Mobidiag enters distribution deal with Dx service provider
Unilabs, a provider of diagnostics services, has made a deal to distribute Finland-based Mobidiag's Amplidiag diagnostic ...Learn More
SI-BONE names 2 new board members
Keith Valentine and Karen Licitra have been tapped to serve on the board of directors at SI-BONE. ...Learn More
Study shows positive results for St. Jude's leadless pacemaker
Research in The New England Journal of Medicine showed promising results for St. ...Learn More
Computed radiography system with web-link feature introduced by Konica Minolta
The Sigma II CS-7s, a computed radiography technology, has been launched by Konica Minolta Medical Imaging. ...Learn More
MDSAP foreign quality system audit program certified in Brazil
A resolution from Anvisa, Brazil's medtech regulator, says the agency will recognize auditing organizations that comply with ...Learn More
Drug delivery device from Surefire Medical lands FDA clearance
Surefire Medical's Precision infusion drug delivery device has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA. ...Learn More
Breast tomosynthesis monitor from Eizo cleared by FDA
The RadiForce GX540, a 5-megapixel LCD monitor from Eizo, has obtained 510(k) clearance from the FDA for applications in ...Learn More
510(k) Submissions Workshop
Oct. ...Learn More
IDE Submissions Workshop
Oct. ...Learn More
There are many kinds of success in life worth having.
Theodore Roosevelt, 26th US ...Learn More
St. Jude acquisition of Thoratec approved by US regulators
The pending purchase of Thoratec by St. ...Learn More
Brain cancer device maker to sell up to $300M of shares in IPO
NovoCure has revealed plans to sell as much as $300 million of company shares in an initial public offering. ...Learn More
Deal to acquire Pall completed by Danaher
Danaher has concluded the purchase of Pall, a supplier of purification, separation and filtration products for the life ...Learn More
Chinese study begins for Biotronik's drug-eluting stent
The first patient in the Chinese arm of a study of the Orsiro, a drug-eluting stent designed to treat coronary artery ...Learn More
Tricuspid valve repair device by Mitralign gets FDA IDE designation
The FDA has granted an investigational device exemption to Tewksbury, Mass.-based Mitralign for a study to evaluate its ...Learn More
FDA clearance sought by Great Basin Scientific for staph test
Great Basin Scientific has submitted a 510(k) clearance application to the FDA for its Staphylococcus ...Learn More
Bovie Medical's pistol grip configurations land FDA clearance
Six configurations of Bovie Medical's J-Plasma pistol grip, a plasma-based surgical product designed for coagulation and ...Learn More
Brain stimulator from MagVenture cleared by FDA
The MagVita TMS Therapy device, developed by MagVenture for adults with major depressive disorder who do not respond to drug ...Learn More
Bone grafting delivery system from NovaBone gets FDA OK
The MacroFORM MIS Delivery System, developed by Jacksonville, Fla.-based NovaBone Products for minimally invasive orthopedic ...Learn More
Irish firm to submit CE mark application for back pain device
Mainstay Medical, an Ireland-based company, will submit an application seeking CE mark approval for its ReActiv8 device. ...Learn More
Reimbursement 101: A Primer on Medical Device Reimbursement
Sept. ...Learn More
Reimbursement 201: A Deeper Dive into the Reimbursement Landscape
Sept. 30-Oct. ...Learn More
Let me tell you the secret that has led to my goal: My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Louis Pasteur, chemist and ...Learn More
Seed financing round pulls in $1.7M for early-stage medtech firm
A round of seed funding has brought in $1.7 million for Cleveland-based early-stage company Centerline Biomedical. ...Learn More
Belgian specialty Dx company to be acquired by Andeo Dx in $17.3M deal
Anteo Diagnostics, an Australia-based medtech firm, has agreed to a deal worth about $17.3 million to purchase Belgian ...Learn More
New president, CEO named by Lantheus
Mary Anne Heino was tapped to serve as president and CEO at Lantheus Holdings, the parent company of Lantheus Medical ...Learn More
Cervical cancer screening firm taps new executives
Brain monitor from CerebroTech gains CE mark
An intracranial fluids monitor from Cerebrotech Medical Systems has obtained the CE mark from European regulators. ...Learn More
Spine fusion device from Amedica debuts
Amedica has debuted the Valeo II LL, a lateral lumbar interbody fusion technology. ...Learn More
EU OKs cardiac monitor from Biotronik
The BioMonitor 2, a device from Biotronik intended for remote monitoring of tachycardia, bradycardia, syncope and atrial ...Learn More
FDA task force seeks coordinated registries for medical devices
An FDA task force report summarized in the Journal of the American Medical Association has suggested the creation of a ...Learn More
Official: India to let market forces decide medtech prices
India wants to let market forces dictate medtech prices, even as it pursues expanded regulation of drugs, Department of ...Learn More
FDA labels CareFusion's syringe pump recall Class I
A recall involving 6,458 units of CareFusion's Alaris syringe pump has been categorized by the FDA as Class I. ...Learn More
FDA Inspections, Warning Letters & CAPA Workshop
Sept. ...Learn More
510(k) Submissions Workshop
Oct. ...Learn More
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Calvin Coolidge, 30th US ...Learn More
Lake Region Medical to be acquired by Greatbatch in $730M deal
Frisco, Texas-based Greatbatch has agreed to a deal worth about $730 million to acquire Lake Region Medical, a privately ...Learn More
Deal to acquire CardiAQ Valve completed by Edwards Lifesciences
Edwards Lifesciences has concluded the purchase of CardiAQ Valve Technologies and its transcatheter mitral valve implant for ...Learn More
Firms partner to establish medtech hardware incubator in Calif.
PCH, a hardware manufacturer, has partnered with Johnson & Johnson to establish Hardware for Health, a medtech hardware ...Learn More
Vertebral Technologies enters distribution deal with ECM Medical
ECM Medical has made a deal to distribute Vertebral Technologies' InterFuse System, a spinal implant designed to achieve ...Learn More
InDevR partners with flu expert on influenza Dx test
Boulder, Colo.-based InDevR has struck a collaboration deal with Richard Webby, an influenza expert at St. ...Learn More
NIH backs development of pain relief device
The NIH's National Institute on Aging has given a $1.6 million grant to SPR Therapeutics to fund the development of the ...Learn More
Study evaluates blood test for breast cancer relapse
Using tumor DNA, researchers were able to screen the blood of patients with early-stage breast cancer for early evidence of ...Learn More
Tiny, robotic fish might someday deliver drugs through the bloodstream
Scientists at the University of California at San Diego used a novel 3D-printing technique to create tiny, fish-shaped ...Learn More
EU OKs hepatitis delta virus test from Analytik Jena
Regulators in Europe have given Germany-based Analytik Jena the CE-IVD mark for its RoboGene HDV RNA Quantification Kit 2.0, ...Learn More
FDA labels Teleflex's endobronchial tube recall as Class I
A recall involving 62,882 units of Teleflex Medical's Hudson RCI Sher-I-Bronch, an endobronchial tube, has been categorized ...Learn More
Cybersecurity Webinar: Considerations for Connected Healthcare
Sept. 29 | 1-2 p.m. ...Learn More
Advertising and Promotion of Medical Devices
Nov. ...Learn More
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Erma Bombeck, ...Learn More
IPO could bring in up to $1B for Acelity
An initial public offering has been filed by Acelity that could pull in up to $1 billion. ...Learn More
Mitral valve device maker to be acquired by Medtronic in $458M deal
Medtronic has agreed to a deal worth $458M to purchase Twelve, a Redwood City, Calif.-based medtech firm that is developing ...Learn More
Calif. maker of spinal fusion devices gets $12M boost
A funding round that includes a debt facility with Silicon Valley Bank brought in $12 million for Providence Medical ...Learn More
Funding round pulls in $2M for MocaCare
A Series A financing round led by JDM Mobile Internet Solutions has brought in $2 million for Palo Alto, Calif.-based ...Learn More
Seed funding round pulls in $500,000 for medtech startup
A round of seed financing has brought in $500,000 for Perceptive Navigation. ...Learn More
U.S. patent for neurostimulation system issued to Mainstay Medical
Mainstay Medical has obtained a U.S. ...Learn More
EU OKs fungal test, MDx platform from Renishaw
Regulators in Europe have given Renishaw Diagnostics the CE-IVD mark for its Fungiplex test, a PCR-based assay for analyzing ...Learn More
Chinese manufacturers face new device, drug rules
New rules from the China Food and Drug Administration will be implemented over the next few months and will affect medical ...Learn More
FDA clearance sought by Luminex for respiratory pathogen test
Luminex has filed an application with the FDA seeking 510(k) clearance for its NxTAG Respiratory Pathogen Panel. ...Learn More
Cepheid receives FDA warning over manufacturing practices at Swedish facility
A warning letter was issued by the FDA to Cepheid over good manufacturing practice violations at its R&D and manufacturing ...Learn More
FDA Inspections, Warning Letters & CAPA Workshop
Sept. ...Learn More
Working with Private Payers: Advocating for Your Medical Technology in the Age of Reform
Nov. 12 | Washington, D.C. ...Learn More
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.
Rosalynn Carter, US first ...Learn More
Genomics startup acquired by Becton Dickinson
Becton Dickinson has agreed to pay an undisclosed sum to purchase Cellular Research, a genomics startup in San Francisco. ...Learn More
NuVasive to build manufacturing plant
San Diego-based NuVasive is searching the world for a location to build a plant that would expand its manufacturing ...Learn More
Workforce expansion planned by ulrich medical in U.S.
Spine implant maker ulrich medical is looking to expand its U.S. operations after four years of double-digit growth. ...Learn More
Report predicts worldwide market growth for spine surgery devices
A MedMarket Diligence report examining the worldwide market for spine surgery devices from 2014 to 2021 predicts the segment ...Learn More
Researchers develop device to study norovirus
A vomiting device has been developed by researchers from North Carolina State University to examine norovirus. ...Learn More
Drug conjugate product from Cellectar debuts
A phospholipid ether-drug conjugate product has been launched by Madison, Wis.-based Cellectar Biosciences. ...Learn More
New company aims to become a genomics app store
A new company named Helix aims to become a sort of application store for DNA, connecting people through their genomes with ...Learn More
FDA clears continuous glucose monitor from Dexcom
The G5 Mobile CGM system, a continuous glucose monitor with Bluetooth capability from Dexcom, has received 510(k) clearance ...Learn More
Demineralized bone matrix putty from Bacterin lands FDA clearance
Bacterin's OsteoSelect PLUS Demineralized Bone Matrix Putty has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA. ...Learn More
MRI-ready defibrillators from Boston Scientific gain CE mark
Cardioverter defibrillators from Boston Scientific have obtained the CE mark from European regulators for MRI-conditional ...Learn More
Japan's Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Law: One Year Later Workshop
Oct. ...Learn More
MedTech Compliance Boot Camp
Nov. 4-5 | Washington, D.C. ...Learn More
Any organization, in order to survive and achieve success, must have a sound set of beliefs on which it premises all its policies and actions.
Thomas Watson Jr., businessman and ...Learn More
Debt financing pulls in $2.6B for St. Jude
A five-year loan from Bank of America worth $2.6 billion has been secured by St. Jude Medical. ...Learn More
N.C. venture capital fund gets more than $90M boost
Hatteras Venture Partners, a venture capital fund in Durham, N.C., has raised over $90 million, bringing it closer to the ...Learn More
Funding round pulls in $10M for TriVascular
A financing round involving five undisclosed investors has brought in $10 million for TriVascular Technologies. ...Learn More
Fiagon enters distribution deal with Entellus
Under a newly signed distribution agreement, Entellus will now be able to buy and resell Fiagon's surgical navigation ...Learn More
RainDance drops plans to go public
RainDance Technologies, a Billerica, Mass.-based digital PCR and targeted sequence enrichment company, has filed to withdraw ...Learn More
Report forecasts worldwide growth for neurosurgical products
A Persistence Market Research report predicts the worldwide market for neurosurgical products will be worth $7.7 billion by ...Learn More
Point-of-care blood test added to HealthSpot telehealth platform
The Samsung LABGEO PT10 was added to the in-store telehealth kiosks of HealthSpot. ...Learn More
Spinal cord stimulation system from St. Jude gains CE mark
The Prodigy MRI, a spinal cord stimulation technology from St. ...Learn More
EU OKs Veritas' breast, ovarian screening test
European regulators have granted Veritas Genetics CE mark approval to market its myBRCA test for screening hereditary ...Learn More
FDA labels Stryker's orthopedic products recall as Class II
A recall initiated by Stryker involving 16,992 units of five of its orthopedic devices has been labeled as Class II by the ...Learn More
FDA Inspections, Warning Letters & CAPA Workshop
Sept. ...Learn More
Recalls From A to Z: Regulations, Decisions, Procedures & Best Practices
Oct. 27-28 | Washington, D.C. ...Learn More
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.
Thomas Paine, political theorist and ...Learn More
U.S. Army taps Leidos for $900M product R&D deal
The U.S. ...Learn More
Genomic tools maker purchased by Roche
Kapa Biosystems, a Wilmington, Mass.-based maker of genomic tools, will be acquired by Roche Holding for an undisclosed ...Learn More
Cancer treatment firm makes big order for Accuray products
A large order for multiple systems was placed by 21st Century Oncology, a cancer treatment company, with Accuray. ...Learn More
Chinese firm enters distribution deal with Sygnis
Nanodigmbio has reached a deal to sell, market and promote all products of Sygnis in China, including the SunScript reverse ...Learn More
Q4 net sales increase for Misonix
Misonix, a therapeutic ultrasound company, generated $6.7 million in net sales in the quarter ending June 30, up from $5.6 ...Learn More
Bruker names new board member
John Ornell has been tapped to serve on the board of directors at Bruker. ...Learn More
Sepsis therapy device updated by Wyss Institute at Harvard
An updated version of a sepsis treatment device has been launched by the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired ...Learn More
Hip stem from MicroPort debuts
The Profemur Preserve, a hip stem designed for use in hip replacement, has been launched by Arlington, Tenn.-based MicroPort ...Learn More
Spine fusion system from OsteoMed debuts
The PrimaLIF LLIF System, a technology developed for lateral spine fusion surgeries, has been launched by OsteoMed Spine. ...Learn More
EU OKs remote ECG monitor from HealthWatch
European regulators have granted Israel-based HealthWatch Technologies CE mark approval to market its MasterCaution, a ...Learn More
IDE Submissions Workshop
Oct. ...Learn More
PMA Submissions Workshop
Oct. ...Learn More
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
Helen Keller, author and political ...Learn More
Financing round pulls in $3.3M for Gauss Surgical
A round of equity funding involving 14 undisclosed investors has brought in $3.3 million for Gauss Surgical. ...Learn More
Surgical Technologies gets approval to manufacture Micell's stent
Durham, N.C.-based Micell Technologies gained approval to have Surgical Technologies as its manufacturing partner in Great ...Learn More
Firm gets $224,764 grant for HPV MDx test
The NIH awarded InSilixa a phase I grant worth $224,764 under its Small Business Innovation Research program for the ...Learn More
Prostate cancer test drives first-half revenue growth for MDxHealth
MDxHealth generated $7.9 million in total revenue in the first six months of the year, an increase from $4.8 million in the ...Learn More
Spine surgeon named to Medovex's medical advisory board
Dr. ...Learn More
Report: Worldwide imaging device market poised for growth
A Transparency Market Research report predicts the worldwide medical imaging equipment market will be worth $35.4 billion by ...Learn More
Cancer panel from Ashion Analytics debuts
Genomic Enabled Medicine, a cancer panel designed to reveal true tumor-specific changes, has been launched by Ashion ...Learn More
Higher fees set for medtech export certificates in U.S.
Applicants for medical device export certificates will be charged new fees by the FDA starting Sept. 1. ...Learn More
Stent system from Boston Scientific gets FDA OK
The Innova Vascular Self-Expanding Stent, a technology designed by Boston Scientific to address blockages or narrowing in ...Learn More
Wedge implant from Tyber Medical lands FDA clearance
The TyWedge Opening Osteotomy Wedge System, a wedge implant from Morristown, N.J.-based Tyber Medical, has received 510(k) ...Learn More
510(k) Submissions Workshop
Oct. ...Learn More
Cybersecurity in a Connected Health Care System Workshop
Dec. ...Learn More
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Steve Jobs, ...Learn More
IPO pulls in $25.8M for Adherium
New Zealand-based digital-health firm Adherium brought in $25.8 million from its now-closed initial public offering, which ...Learn More
Financing round pulls in $1.2M for EBS Technologies
A funding round led by High-Tech Gruenderfonds and Earlybird has brought in $1.2 million for EBS Technologies. ...Learn More
San Francisco firm purchased by Ximedica
Bridge Design, a San Francisco-based company, has been acquired by medtech development firm Ximedica. ...Learn More
Unfors RaySafe enters distribution deal with Corindus Vascular
Corindus Vascular Robotics, a cardiac cath lab technology maker, has reached a deal to market Unfors RaySafe's i2 radiation ...Learn More
Ovarian cancer test gains insurance coverage
CareFirst Blue Cross/Blue Shield will cover Vermillion's OVA1 test for detecting ovarian cancer. ...Learn More
Report: Aging population drives market growth for bio-implants
A Persistence Market Research report said the increase in the aging population is a major factor driving the market for ...Learn More
Oncology firm enters distribution partnership with OncoDNA
Oncology firm Genesis Genome has struck a distribution deal to exclusively offer OncoDNA's molecular theranostics products ...Learn More
Canada requires labeling data for Class II medtech applications
The application form for Class II Medical Device Licenses has been updated by Health Canada. ...Learn More
Immunohematology testing analyzer from Ortho Clinical Dx cleared by FDA
The Ortho Vision, an automated analyzer developed by Ortho Clinical Diagnostics for tracking important steps in the ...Learn More
Ga.-based firm pursues FDA OK for cancer detection device
A presubmission letter was sent by Georgia-based Guided Therapeutics to the FDA indicating its plans to pursue premarket ...Learn More
Reimbursement 101: A Primer on Medical Device Reimbursement
Sept. ...Learn More
Reimbursement 201: A Deeper Dive into the Reimbursement Landscape
Sept. 30-Oct. ...Learn More
Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you're not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.
David Rockefeller, banker and ...Learn More
SynCardia aims for up to $40M from IPO
An initial public offering has been filed by Tucson, Ariz.-based SynCardia Systems with the goal of raising as much as $40 ...Learn More
Financing round pulls in $44M for Genalyte
A Series C funding round has brought in $44 million for Genalyte. ...Learn More
Orthopedics stimulation products maker acquired by Theragen
Theragen has purchased Neurotech North America, a maker of spine and orthopedics stimulation devices. ...Learn More
Former Thermo Fisher executive joins NuVasive as chief information officer
Johnson Lai has been tapped to serve as chief information officer of NuVasive starting Aug. 31. ...Learn More
NeuSpera appoints new CEO
Milton Morris was tapped to be CEO at injectable neuromodulation device maker NeuSpera Medical, based in Santa Clara, Calif. ...Learn More
U.K. research agency gives $2.9M grant to hemodialysis systems maker
Quanta Fluid Solutions has been awarded $2.9 million by the U.K.'s National Institute for Health Research to create a ...Learn More
EU OKs spine fusion implants from Aurora Spine
European regulators have granted Aurora Spine CE mark approval to market its TiNano spinal fusion implant line. ...Learn More
FDA moves deadline for unique identifier requirements to Oct. 24
Security vulnerabilities prompted the FDA to extend the deadline from Sept. 24 to Oct. ...Learn More
Prenatal Dx test from CombiMatrix gets approval in N.Y.
CombiMatrix's CombiSNP Array for Prenatal Diagnosis has been approved by the New York State Department of Health. ...Learn More
FDA labels CareFusion's syringe pump recall as Class I
A recall initiated by CareFusion involving 7,481 units of its Alaris Syringe Pump Model 8110 has been categorized by the FDA ...Learn More
FDA Inspections, Warning Letters & CAPA Workshop
Sept. ...Learn More
Cybersecurity Webinar: Considerations for Connected Healthcare
Sept. 29 | 1-2 p.m. ...Learn More
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Warren Buffett, investor and ...Learn More
Debt financing may bring in $425M for Hill-Rom
A round of debt funding seeking to bring in $425 million has been launched by Chicago-based Hill-Rom Holdings. ...Learn More
Calif. firm aims for $115M from IPO
An initial public offering has been filed by Alameda, Calif.-based Penumbra with the goal of raising $115 million. ...Learn More
2 groups give grant to study neurorehabilitation device
The Quebec Rehabilitation Research Network and the Physiotherapy Foundation of Canada have awarded a grant to Cadence ...Learn More
Growth forecast for spine surgery devices in Asia-Pacific
A Big Market Research report forecasts the Asia-Pacific market for spine surgical devices will hit $2.2 billion by 2019, ...Learn More
Trial extension for GlySens' glucose monitoring system gets FDA OK
The FDA has approved GlySens' request to extend from six months to one year the study of its implantable continuous glucose ...Learn More
Finger pulse oximeter from Nonin Medical debuts
The NoninConnect Model 3230, a finger pulse oximeter with Bluetooth capability designed to calculate pulse rate and arterial ...Learn More
CT scanners from GE Healthcare lands FDA clearance
The FDA has given clearance to perform low-dose screening for lung cancer to some of GE Healthcare's CT scanners. ...Learn More
3 duodenoscope makers warned by FDA over multiple violations
The FDA has issued warning letters to three makers of duodenoscopes over multiple violations at their foreign and U.S. ...Learn More
Guideline on medtech software registration unveiled in China
A guideline was released by the China Food and Drug Administration to help manufacturers file documents for registering ...Learn More
EU OKs surgical sealant from Cohera
European regulators have granted Cohera Medical CE mark approval to market its Sylys, a surgical sealant designed to address ...Learn More
Advertising and Promotion of Medical Devices
Nov. ...Learn More
Medical Device Clinical Trials: Operational Challenges and Opportunities
Dec. ...Learn More
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.
Oprah Winfrey, ...Learn More
Analysis: Medtech jobs rise on the back of M&A activity in 2014
An EP Vantage analysis showed that the number of medtech jobs was greatly affected by industry mergers and acquisitions in ...Learn More
Catheter Research to expand, move operations in Ind.
Medtech firm Catheter Research announced that it will spend $4.8 million to expand and move its operations in Indianapolis, ...Learn More
Bone Biologics taps new executives
Stephen La Neve was tapped to be president and CEO at Bone Biologics. ...Learn More
Patient enrollment for Provista's breast cancer test completed
The enrollment of 509 women in a multisite study that will assess the use of a protein-based biomarker blood test to ...Learn More
Wash. hospital patient to use thinnest cochlear implant
The FDA-approved Cochlear Nucleus Profile with Slim Straight system was implanted for the first time in Washington by ...Learn More
Presbia enrolls 300 patients in Flexivue Microlens trial
Presbia is on schedule to file an FDA premarket approval for its Flexivue Microlens after enrolling 300 individuals into a ...Learn More
Presubmission documents filed by Integrity Applications for clinical trial guidance
Presubmission documents to obtain clinical trial guidance for its GlucoTrack DF-F system were recently submitted by ...Learn More
FDA unveils draft guidance on clinical study designs for HPV tests
Draft guidance was released by the FDA to help medtech companies develop clinical study designs that will meet the premarket ...Learn More
Updates related to FDA warning for Calif. plant released by Staar Surgical
Staar Surgical has issued a status update on the warning released by the FDA in February regarding problems in the company's ...Learn More
MedTech Compliance Boot Camp Workshop
Nov. 4-5 | Washington, D.C. ...Learn More
Working with Private Payers: Advocating for Your Medical Technology in the Age of Reform
Nov. 12 | Washington, D.C. ...Learn More
If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough.
Mario Andretti, race car ...Learn More
Deal to acquire outstanding shares of TEI Medical, TEI Biosciences closed by Integra
Integra LifeSciences has completed the purchase of the outstanding shares of TEI Medical and TEI Biosciences. ...Learn More
Seed funding round pulls in $2M for S.C.-based firm
A round of seed financing has brought in $2 million for early-stage medtech firm International Biomedical Devices. ...Learn More
Dx firm to be acquired by Roche in up-to-$425M deal
GeneWEAVE BioSciences, a diagnostics firm, will be purchased by Roche in a deal worth up to $425 million. ...Learn More
GEC test growth drives Q2 revenue growth for Veracyte
Veracyte generated $11.9 million in revenue in the quarter ending June 30, up from $8.7 million in the same period in 2014. ...Learn More
Q2 revenue increases for Transgenomic
Omaha, Neb.-based Transgenomic generated $7 million in revenue in the quarter ending June 30, up from $6.8 million in the ...Learn More
Second Sight names former Volcano exec CEO, president
Will McGuire was tapped to serve as president and CEO at Second Sight Medical Products starting Aug. 18. ...Learn More
Report: Global market for orthopedic products could near $47B by 2020
A Research and Markets report predicts the worldwide orthopedic products market will hit nearly $47 billion by 2020. ...Learn More
Joint fusion system from Zyga cleared by FDA
The Simmetry system, a sacroiliac joint fusion device developed by Zyga Technology for single or double incisions, has ...Learn More
AdvaMed: Unique device identifiers would boost postmarket medtech surveillance
While critics and new research raise safety concerns over the proposed expedited pathway for breakthrough treatments called ...Learn More
FDA clears blood pregnancy test from NOWDiagnostics
The ADEXUSDx, a blood test designed by NOWDiagnostics to detect pregnancies in 10 minutes, has received 510(k) clearance ...Learn More
Japan's Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Law: One Year Later Workshop
Oct. ...Learn More
Recalls From A to Z: Regulations, Decisions, Procedures & Best Practices
Oct. 27-28 | Washington, D.C. ...Learn More
Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere as long as the policy you've decided upon is being carried out.
Ronald Reagan, 40th U.S. ...Learn More
Equity financing round pulls in $10M for Senseonics
A round of equity funding involving 10 undisclosed investors has brought in $10 million for Senseonics. ...Learn More
Google secures strategic deal with DexCom
A partnership between Google Life Sciences and DexCom will use DexCom's sensor technology and Google's miniaturized ...Learn More
U.K. innovation agency gives $152,000 grant to medtech startup
Innovate UK is awarding $152,000 to Welsh startup Jellagen for the use of jellyfish collagen in developing wound treatments. ...Learn More
Q2 revenue increases for Natera
San Carlos, Calif.-based molecular diagnostic firm Natera generated $45.1 million in revenue in the second quarter, a 26% ...Learn More
Customer base drives Q2 revenue growth for Great Basin
Great Basin Scientific generated $525,506 in revenue in the quarter ending June 30, up from $402,446 in the same period in ...Learn More
New board member named by Monteris Medical
James Reinstein has been tapped to serve on the board of directors at Monteris Medical. ...Learn More
Report predicts global market growth for medical robotics
A Grand View Research report forecasts that global sales of medical robotics will hit $17.9 million by 2022. ...Learn More
EU expands approval for Uptake Medical's ablation technology
European regulators have granted Uptake Medical expanded CE mark approval for its InterVapor, a device designed to shrink ...Learn More
EU OKs muscle activation device from CyMedica
The QB1, a system developed by CyMedica to reactivate the leg muscles, has obtained CE mark approval from European ...Learn More
Brazil clears interbody fusion device from Amedica
Amedica's Valeo, a first-generation interbody fusion device made of silicon nitride, has obtained clearance from Brazil's ...Learn More
IDE Submissions Workshop
Oct. ...Learn More
PMA Submissions Workshop
Oct. ...Learn More
If you don't build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.
Dhirubhai Ambani, ...Learn More
Allergan announces completion of Oculeve purchase
The $125 million acquisition of Oculeve, a South San Francisco, Calif.-based dry eye disease medtech firm, has been ...Learn More
Supply chain company enters distribution deal with NeuroMetrix
Supply chain firm Advantage Consumer Healthcare has reached a deal to distribute NeuroMetrix's Quell, a wearable ...Learn More
Spine fusion devices drive first-half revenue growth for Titan Spine
Titan Spine saw its sales revenue increase over 50% in the first half this year compared with the same period in 2014. ...Learn More
Medical imaging systems drive Q2 revenue growth for Mindray
Mindray Medical International generated $336 million in net revenue in the quarter ending June 30, an increase over $334 ...Learn More
Study begins for HeartWare's ventricular assist device
The enrollment of 465 patients in a multisite study to assess the long-term use of HeartWare Ventricular Assist System in ...Learn More
Trial begins for Helius' brain stimulator device
A planned 120-patient, Phase III study has been launched by the U.S. ...Learn More
Spine fusion device from SeaSpine debuts
The Ventura NanoMetalene Interbody Device, designed for use as an adjunct to fusion in degenerative disc disease patients, ...Learn More
Software platform from Haemonetics debuts
The HaemoCloud, a software system intended to link blood management devices and software, has been launched by Braintree, ...Learn More
AdvaMed wants FDA to improve guidance on adaptive design in medtech studies
AdvaMed has asked the FDA for some adjustments to its draft guidance on adaptive design use in clinical studies, although ...Learn More
FDA grants CLIA certification to cancer Dx firm's lab in New Zealand
Pacific Edge said it has obtained CLIA certification for its laboratory in Dunedin, New Zealand. ...Learn More
510(k) Submissions Workshop
Oct. ...Learn More
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When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Helen Keller, author and political ...Learn More
Deal to acquire Interface Catheter completed by Nitinol Devices
Nitinol Devices & Components has concluded the purchase of Interface Catheter Solutions. ...Learn More
MedVenture Technology, parent rebrand as Freudenberg Medical
MedVenture Technology, a maker of catheters and minimally invasive systems, and its parent company, Helix Medical, have ...Learn More
Q2 revenue increases for CareDx
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Blood culture tests drive Q2 revenue growth for Nanosphere
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Former executive at IRIDEX joins Invuity as CFO
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U.K. fund gives $28M to accelerate new treatments, devices
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Updated classification for Terumo's blood collection device cleared by FDA
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Drug pump from Flowonix cleared by FDA
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Canada approves glaucoma stent technology from Glaukos
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Q2 revenue increases for CareDx
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Blood culture tests drive Q2 revenue growth for Nanosphere
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Updated classification for Terumo's blood collection device cleared by FDA
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Drug pump from Flowonix cleared by FDA
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Canada approves glaucoma stent technology from Glaukos
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Pentagon extends supply contract with Cardinal Health for $1.02B
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Funding round pulls in $26.5M for JenaValve
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Lima enters distribution deal with OrthAlign
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Vasoptic Medical relocates headquarters to Baltimore
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Former executive at Pure Biosciences joins JenaValve as CFO
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Study begins for AngioDynamics' emboli, soft thrombi removal system
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Cardiovascular imaging tool from Siemens gets VA approval
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Total knee application from Stryker cleared by FDA
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Cook's Beacon Tip angiographic catheter recall labeled Class I by FDA
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Penumbra enters distribution deal with InspireMD
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CareFusion buy drives Q3 revenue growth for Becton Dickinson
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Zimmer Biomet CEO and president to serve on St. Jude board
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Firm develops device to recycle blood
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Digital radiography technology from Samsung cleared by FDA
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Midline catheter from AngioDynamics debuts
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Weight loss balloon from Apollo Endosurgery wins FDA nod
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Lung cancer assay from Rosetta lands conditional OK in N.Y.
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Medtronic's heart valve loading system recall labeled Class I by FDA
A recall initiated by Medtronic involving more than 6,900 units of its EnVeo R, a loading system designed for use with its ...Learn More
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Equity funding round pulls in $27M for LifeBond
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LGC enters distribution deal with Sigma-Aldrich
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Orthopedics device company to move headquarters to Pa.
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Solid sales drive Q2 profit growth for Masimo
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Abdominal fat reduction technology unveiled by BTL Aesthetics
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FDA-cleared program using MRI results released by Brainreader
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Guidance for cleaning duodenoscopes updated by FDA
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Canada approves aortic valve from Sorin
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Deal to acquire Endo's urology units completed by Boston Scientific
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Follow-on offering could bring in $200M for Integra LifeSciences
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Boston Scientific gains rights to market Preventice's Dx products
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Greatbatch spins off neuromodulation unit
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LinkSPINE records first U.S. patient implanted with spine fixation device
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FDA authorizes emergency use of OraSure's Ebola test
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FDA clears cellulite reduction device from Ulthera
The Cellfina system, a device developed by Merz unit Ulthera to decrease cellulite on the thighs and buttocks for as long as ...Learn More
FDA clears physiology analytics system from PhysIQ
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FDA on track to approve record number of devices
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Senate committee to consider DeSalvo's HHS nomination
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Mass.-based firm enters financing deal with Cowen
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Mevion drops plans to go public
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Aureus enters distribution deal with Medovex
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Assays drive Q2 revenue growth for Luminex
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U.S. patent for hydrophilic coating issued to Coatings2Go
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Pacemaker with sleep apnea algorithm feature from Sorin debuts in Europe
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FDA OKs Aprecia Pharmaceuticals' 3D-printed drug
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Medtech user fees to go up 4.2% in fiscal 2016
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New medtech grouping criteria unveiled in Singapore
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Tendyne acquired by Abbott in $250M deal
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Dexcom secures strategic deal with Tandem Diabetes
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Chinese breathing device firm to be acquired by ResMed
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Q2 revenue increases for Integra LifeSciences
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Q2 sales rise for Globus Medical
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New board chairman named by EOS imaging
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U.K. group, Illumina team up in prenatal test deal
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Chicago accelerator welcomes 10 digital health firms
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FDA clears drug-transfer device from Corvida
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Endograft device maker acquired by Lombard in $23.5M deal
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Varian to buy X-ray system supplier for $54.5M
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Wound care, knee implants drive first-half profit growth for Smith & Nephew
Smith & Nephew generated $512 million in trading profit in the first half, a 6% increase over the same period last year. ...Learn More
Q2 revenue increases for PerkinElmer
PerkinElmer generated $563.9 million in revenue in the quarter ending June 28, a 1% increase over $556.2 million in the same ...Learn More
Former Genzyme exec named chief technology officer of Histogenics
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Roche pursues FDA OK for lung cancer companion Dx test
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Embolic coils from Codman Neuro debut
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CT ablation software from NeuWave cleared by FDA
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Australia approves micro-bypass stent from Glaukos
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Funding round pulls in $1.6M for Eximo Medical
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2 German firms agree to develop glioblastoma companion Dx tests
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Smith & Nephew unit to set up headquarters in Texas
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Q3 revenue increases for Hologic
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New patent issued to Spine Pain Management
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MRI-safe pacemakers from Biotronik gain CE mark
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2 ablation devices from C2 Therapeutics cleared by FDA
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EU OKs embolization plug from Emba Medical
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X-spine Systems to be acquired by Bacterin
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Debt funding round pulls in $3.8M for Bigfoot Biomedical
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Covance buy boosts LabCorp's Q2 revenue
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Intuitive Surgical names new board member
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The FDA approved ReShape Medical's inflatable stomach-filling balloon to aid weight loss in obese adults with at least one ...Learn More
Medtronic alerts public about possible problem with insulin pumps
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Oncology panel from Admera Health approved for use in N.J.
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IPO could pull in $75M for GC Aesthetics
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Follow-on offering could bring in $45M for Titan Medical
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Molecular Dx firm obtains $11.7M in funding
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ViewRay pulls in $26.7M in financing
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Intelligent Implant closes financing round
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FDA expands clearance for Propeller Health platform
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EU OKs endomicroscopic navigation platform from Mauna Kea
The Cellvizio 800, a near-infrared system developed by Mauna Kea for endomicroscopic navigation during various surgical ...Learn More
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Heart-pump maker to be acquired by St. Jude in $3.4B deal
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Russian orthopedics unit acquired by Smith & Nephew
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Zimmer divests assets to win U.S. antitrust approval for Biomet deal
Zimmer has received approval from antitrust regulators in the U.S. ...Learn More
Stock offering could bring in $6M for Aethlon
Aethlon Medical is hoping to secure $6 million in a stock offering of as many as 10 million shares. ...Learn More
Premier enters group purchasing agreement with Bacterin
Premier has struck an agreement giving its members special terms and pricing for Bacterin's products. ...Learn More
ISO certification granted to Protagen
Protagen has been granted ISO certification for the creation, manufacture and distribution of its in vitro diagnostic ...Learn More
Maxillofacial imaging technology for Planmed's scanner cleared by FDA
The MaxScan, a maxillofacial imaging option developed by Planmed for its Verity conebeam CT scanner, has received clearance ...Learn More
Google designs health tracker for clinical trials
The life sciences group of Google has developed an experimental device that can continuously track a patient's skin ...Learn More
Philips unveils app-connected ultrasound system
Philips Healthcare has released its Lumify transducer, which can be connected to an Android mobile device and allow it to be ...Learn More
Pa. firms support medical device tax repeal
The 2.3% medical device tax costs Pennsylvania's economy $100 million each year, according to Sen. ...Learn More
FDA clears temperature modulation device from Chicago-based firm
Chicago-based medtech firm Advanced Cooling Therapy received clearance under the FDA's de novo program to market its ...Learn More
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Biodesix stretches Series E round to $38M
A private follow-on sale with existing investors has raised an additional $11 million for Biodesix, bringing the total for ...Learn More
Fla. medtech firm gets $15M boost
A round of equity funding led by Ballast Point Ventures and River Cities Capital Funds has brought in $15 million for ...Learn More
Assets of lumbar fusion system maker acquired by Amendia
Marietta, Ga.-based Amendia has acquired SpineSelect's transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion technology assets. ...Learn More
TissueGen names senior scientist
Jennifer Seifert, who has a background in neuroscience and molecular biology, has been tapped to serve as senior scientist ...Learn More
Study begins for Biotronik's drug-eluting stent
The first patient in a clinical study of the Orsiro, a hybrid drug-eluting stent, has been enrolled by Biotronik. ...Learn More
Quidel's Group A strep test, molecular platform land FDA clearance
The FDA has given Quidel clearance to market its molecular platform, Solana, and an accompanying test. ...Learn More
Next-generation reflux management device from Torax gets FDA approval
The next generation of Torax Medical's Linx, a device developed to prevent reflux in gastroesophageal reflux disease ...Learn More
Debate on medical device tax repeal moves to Senate
The debate on whether to repeal the 2.3% medical device tax now shifts to the Senate after it was approved last week by the ...Learn More
Transcatheter aortic valve from Medtronic lands FDA approval
The CoreValve Evolut R, a transcatheter heart valve from Medtronic, has obtained premarket approval from the FDA. ...Learn More
Combo HIV test from Siemens cleared by FDA
The ADVIA Centaur HIV Ag/Ab combo test developed by Siemens has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA. ...Learn More
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Natera sets IPO's midpoint price at $103.3M
Natera said it intends to offer 6.25 million shares in its initial public offering in hopes of reaching a midpoint price of ...Learn More
Funding round brings in $11.5M for CyMedica
A Series A funding round led by California Technology Ventures and Research Corporation Technologies has pulled in $11.5 ...Learn More
Funding round pulls in $6.1M for mobile vision device developer
A recent funding round led by Techstars Ventures has brought in $6.1 million for Smart Vision Labs. ...Learn More
Life sciences veteran named CFO of Histogenics
Jonathan Lieber, who has over 20 years of experience in investment banking and life sciences, has been tapped to serve as ...Learn More
New patent issued to InVivo Therapeutics
InVivo Therapeutics has expanded its patent portfolio with one that covers its methods for the Neuro-Spinal Scaffold, an ...Learn More
Cardiac mapping module from Biosense Webster debuts
The Confidense cardiac mapping module, designed for use with the Carto 3 system during catheter ablation surgeries, has been ...Learn More
Tests begin for smartphone tool to help patients with chronic pain
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EU adopts approach for regulating IVDs, medical devices
A new approach has been agreed on by the European Council concerning the regulation of medtech and in vitro diagnostic ...Learn More
EU OKs Rx pulse oximeter from Masimo
Regulators in Europe have given Masimo the CE mark for its MightySat Rx, a fingertip pulse oximeter. ...Learn More
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Shareholders OK merger of Tornier, Wright Medical
Shareholders on Thursday approved the proposed $3.3 billion merger of orthopedic device firms Wright Medical and Tornier. ...Learn More
Maker of heart-mapping device acquired by Medtronic in $93M deal
Medtronic has purchased Cleveland-based CardioInsight Technologies and its ECVUE electrocardiographic mapping system in a ...Learn More
IPO pulls in about $47.8M for Invuity
Invuity brought in about $47.8 million in proceeds from its now-closed initial public offering that started June 15. ...Learn More
Yankee Alliance extends deal with Bacterin for biologic implants
A deal between Bacterin and Yankee Alliance, a group purchasing organization, has been extended through June 2018. ...Learn More
Hologic appoints new board chairman, lead independent director
Steve MacMillan, president and CEO of Hologic, has been tapped to succeed David LaVance as board chairman at the company. ...Learn More
Teva partners with microchip drug-delivery company
Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries will pay $35 million to Massachusetts-based Microchips Biotech, which makes ...Learn More
Self-expanding stent from Terumo debuts in U.S.
The Misago, a nitinol self-expanding stent designed to address peripheral artery disease in the proximal popliteal and ...Learn More
Sorin's MRI-compatible pacemaker makes EU debut
The Kora 250 pacemaker has been released in Europe by Italian medtech firm Sorin Group. ...Learn More
EU OKs cartridge, catheter kits for ALung's respiratory-assist device
Regulators in Europe have given ALung Technologies the CE mark for its Hemolung XG4 catheter and cartridge kits. ...Learn More
FDA labels Zimmer's hip prosthesis recall as Class I
A recall involving 64 lot numbers of Zimmer's M/L Taper Hip Prosthesis with femoral stems and necks has been categorized by ...Learn More
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Medical device tax repeal bill clears House
A measure to repeal the 2.3% medical device tax was approved by the House of Representatives in a 280-140 vote. ...Learn More
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ConforMIS sets IPO's midpoint price at $135M
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Funding round pulls in $22M for Advanced Cell Diagnostics
A Series C equity financing round has brought in $22 million for Hayward, Calif.-based Advanced Cell Diagnostics. ...Learn More
Abiomed breaks ground on facility expansion in Mass.
Abiomed said it plans to hire 100 more workers over the next two years as it broke ground on an expansion that would add ...Learn More
FDA clears BrainPort V100 image-processing system for the blind
Middleton, Wis.-based Wicab received clearance under the FDA's de novo program to market its BrainPort V100, a technology ...Learn More
Mobile stethoscope shows promise in detecting lung diseases
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Mobile diagnostic viewer from Agfa cleared by FDA
The FDA has granted 510(k) clearance to Agfa HealthCare's Xero, a mobile image viewer for diagnostic purposes. ...Learn More
Image-viewing software released by Calgary Scientific
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FDA confiscates illegal drugs, devices offered online
The FDA confiscated unapproved drugs and medical devices being sold online at international mail facilities in New York, ...Learn More
Brazil lengthens technical requirement response deadline for medtech applicants
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Lantheus sets IPO's midpoint price at nearly $75M
North Billerica, Mass.-based Lantheus Medical Imaging said it intends to offer almost 7.9 million shares in a revived ...Learn More
Funding round pulls in $21M for Neuravi
A Series B financing round brought in $21 million for Galway, Ireland-based Neuravi. ...Learn More
Maker of genetics tests gets $7.5M boost
Woburn, Mass.-based Courtagen Life Sciences has obtained $7.5 million from three undisclosed backers, which is part of a ...Learn More
Transcatheter heart valve from Edwards Lifesciences gets FDA approval
The Sapien 3, a transcatheter heart valve developed by Edwards Lifesciences, has received approval from the FDA. ...Learn More
Firm develops rapid malaria Dx test
A rapid malaria diagnostic device has been developed by Disease Diagnostic Group. ...Learn More
Urinary incontinence device from Analytica cleared by FDA
The PeriCoach, a device developed by Analytica to stop or reduce urinary incontinence in women, has received 510(k) ...Learn More
Prostate/pelvic MRI coil released by ScanMed
The Procure device, an MRI coil designed to capture diagnostic images of the prostate and pelvic areas, has been launched by ...Learn More
Medical device tax repeal bill is up for vote in the House
A measure to repeal the 2.3% medical device tax was advanced Tuesday for a vote by the House Rules Committee. ...Learn More
EU OKs intraocular lens from Alcon
Regulators in Europe have given Alcon, a unit of Novartis, the CE mark for its AcrySof IQ PanOptix, an intraocular lens ...Learn More
BioLab-St. Joseph gets FDA warning over cGMP issues at Puerto Rican facility
A warning letter has been issued to BioLab-St. ...Learn More
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Welch Allyn to be acquired by Hill-Rom for $2.05B
Medical equipment maker Hill-Rom said it plans to acquire diagnostic and patient monitoring equipment maker Welch Allyn in a ...Learn More
Financing round pulls in $11.5M for CyMedica
A Series A funding round brought in $11.5 million for CyMedica Orthopedics. ...Learn More
USAID reaches $95M deal with Remote Medical for HIV test kits
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PPO network operator agrees to cover PersonalizeDx's cancer tests
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NuVasive names new board member
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FDA clears ventilation system from Breathe Technologies
The FDA has granted 510(k) clearance to Breathe Technologies' Life2000, a ventilation device designed to deliver ...Learn More
Sensor for endoscopic procedures released by OmniVision
The CameraChip sensor, intended for use in endoscopic procedures, was launched by OmniVision Technologies. ...Learn More
Orthopedic system from FH Ortho cleared by FDA
The CALCAnail system, a device developed by FH Ortho for use in rear foot fusion and heel fracture procedures, has received ...Learn More
EU OKs patient monitoring platform from Masimo
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FDA labels Heartware's heart pump recall as Class I
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Glaucoma surgical device maker sets IPO's midpoint price at $75M
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Merck KGaA's purchase of Sigma-Aldrich cleared by EU
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Financing round pulls in $3.1M for SpineGuard
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Crowdfunding campaign brings in about $109K for Airing
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Neurosurgery professor joins InVivo's scientific board
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Lung cancer companion Dx test from Ventana gets FDA approval
The FDA has granted Ventana Medical Systems, a unit of Roche, approval to market its ALK (D5F3) CDx Assay as a companion ...Learn More
Breast cancer Dx test from BioNTech debuts in EU
The MammaTyper diagnostic test for breast cancer has been released by German medtech firm BioNTech in the European market. ...Learn More
FDA clears artificial disc from Aesculap
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2 fertility systems from Merck approved in Europe
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FDA clears Sanovas' pulmonary Dx and treatment device
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Invuity proceeds with IPO valued at $48M
Invuity's initial public offering, opening today, is priced at $12 per share, with the goal of bringing in $48 million. ...Learn More
Cyberonics, Sorin name new board members for merged entity
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Firm gets $1.8M deal from HHS for rapid Ebola-test development
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Transgenomic names new board member, marketing exec
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Cardiac resynchronization device from Medtronic shows positive results in study
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Elekta reports S. Korean installation of cranial radiosurgery device
Samsung Medical Center in Seoul, South Korea, will install Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife Icon. ...Learn More
Cardiac ultrasound quantification solution from Philips to debut at conference
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Deep brain stimulation device from St. Jude gets FDA approval
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N.Y. medtech firm's cognition assessment tool cleared by FDA
Cerebral Assessment Systems received clearance under the FDA's de novo program to market its Cognivue, a computer-based ...Learn More
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Intersect ENT pulled in aggregate proceeds of approximately $103 million in a public offering. ...Learn More
Rubifarm tapped to offer E-Qure's wound treatment device in Argentina
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Installation of diabetic care system reported by CareFusion
The four hospitals of WellSpan Health, a regional health care provider in Maryland and Pennsylvania, have installed ...Learn More
Cartiva records first human implanted with hammertoe compression device
A patient at the University of Rochester Medical Center's Sawgrass Surgery Center was the first human to be implanted with ...Learn More
Hemagglutination analysis technology released by InDevR
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Scientists design optomechanical sensor to detect viruses, cancer tumors
Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology have created an ultracompact optomechanical sensor that ...Learn More
EU OKs chronic myeloid leukemia test from Asuragen
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HIV-1, HCV Dx assays from Beckman Coulter gain CE mark
European regulators have granted CE mark approval to the DxN Veris HIV-1 and DxN Veris HCV tests from Beckman Coulter. ...Learn More
List of recognized medtech standards published in Hong Kong
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Panasonic Healthcare Holdings to purchase Bayer's diabetes business
Bayer AG's diabetes care business unit will be acquired by Panasonic Healthcare Holdings in a deal worth about $1.1 billion. ...Learn More
Pyrobett, genome institute enter pyrosequencing Dx deal in Singapore
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University opens medtech incubator in Mass.
The Innovation Hub, a medtech development incubator, has been launched by the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. ...Learn More
2 international managing directors named by Bioventus
Bioventus has appointed Isabelle Levy-Unger and Andrew Hosmer as international managing directors. ...Learn More
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FDA clears Medical Informatics' alert platform
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EU OKs gamma knife device from Elekta
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Neurostimulator device by Stimwave gets FDA IDE designation
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U.S. still pressing for price transparency for medtech, drugs in TPP
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An equity and debt financing round has brought in $91 million for Outset Medical. ...Learn More
Follow-on offering could pull in $50M for TransEnterix
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QuantuMDx taps German microarray firm to commercialize nanowire technology
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Routine follow-up positron emission tomography or computed tomography imaging was more effective in monitoring relapse among ...Learn More
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Microscope and app capture and share skin lesion images
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EU OKs tibial fixation system from BIOMATLANTE
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PCR HLA test from Linkage Biosciences gains CE mark
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Follow-on offering could pull in $88M gross for Ocular Therapeutix
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Funding round brings in $20M for TransMedics
A recent financing round pulled in $20 million for TransMedics. ...Learn More
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Biodesix's lung cancer test scores reimbursement win from Aetna
Aetna has given a positive coverage decision to VeriStrat, a test for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer developed by ...Learn More
Bone fixation device from BioMedical Enterprises debuts in U.S.
The Speed Triad, a nitinol-based bone fixation technology, has been launched by BioMedical Enterprises. ...Learn More
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Boston Scientific exec named CEO of JenaValve
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Premaitha Health appoints finance vet as new CFO
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EU OKs spinal cord stimulation system from St. Jude
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House committee OKs medical device tax repeal bill
A measure to repeal the 2.3% medical device tax was approved by the House Ways and Means Committee in a 25-14 vote Tuesday. ...Learn More
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Natera aims for $100M from IPO
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FDA clears Rivanna's spinal needle guidance system
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Zimmer divests assets to get FTC's support for Biomet acquisition
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FDA clears upgrades in Toshiba's MRI scanner
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NeuroMetrix ships pain relief device to U.S. providers
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Japan OKs SuperSonic's ultrasound scanner
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Cardinal Health's $1.94B offer for Cordis accepted by J&J
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Merck agrees to research collaboration deal with NanoString
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FDA offers conditional IDE approval for Thoratec's heart pump
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Swiss researchers develop blood-analysis chip
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China raises registration fees amid large drug-approval backlog
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FDA clears 3D imaging software from EOS Imaging
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Penumbra's aspiration thrombectomy device gets FDA OK
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Funding round brings in $21M for SI-BONE
A capital growth funding round led by Redline Capital Management pulled in $21 million for SI-BONE. ...Learn More
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NuVasive appoints new CEO
Gregory Lucier, chairman and interim CEO at NuVasive, has been named the company's CEO. ...Learn More
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A Clostridium difficile test developed by Roche for detecting the toxin B gene in patients' stool samples has received ...Learn More
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EU approves Seegene's gastrointestinal infection test
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IPO could bring in as much as $172.5M for ConforMIS
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Bruker's board OKs share repurchase plan
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Irish device maker joins global medical device audit initiative
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MELA's imaging system pulled over gap in FDA approval
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$50M shelf registration filed by Biocept
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CMS drafts coverage of prostate cancer test from Genomic Health
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Radiation dose technology company gets U.S. patent
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FDA requests more data on Guided Therapeutics' cervical device
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Vermillion receives $7.5M grant for ovarian cancer test
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ProTek Medical acquired by Irish medtech firm
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FDA grants CLIA certification to cancer Dx firm's lab
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Traumatic brain injury detector lands FDA clearance
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LabCorp has introduced two diagnostic tests for hepatitis C virus drug resistance. ...Learn More
Weight device from Emmes lands FDA clearance
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SonaCare Medical secures partnership deal with Invivo
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Medtronic reports increased Q4 sales
Medtronic posted a 59.9% increase in sales in the quarter ending April 24, bringing in $7.30 billion. ...Learn More
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Visage's mobile image interpretation app obtains FDA clearance
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ConvaTec seeks $1.85B to refinance debts
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The FDA has cleared Biologic Therapies' Bio-CORE and Bio-MAC Bone Marrow Biopsy Cannula drills to be used by doctors to ...Learn More
EU approves bioresorbable stent from Arterial Remodeling
The Pure Bioresorbable Scaffold, developed by Arterial Remodeling Technologies, has obtained CE mark approval in Europe to ...Learn More
India unveils program to report, monitor medical device adverse events
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