Drug-delivery MedTech Respiratory

Respira Technologies seeks drug candidates for its nebulizer

Released on June 5, 2020

Respira Technologies (West Hollywood, Calif.) announced the launch of a pharmaceutical-focused commercial development program for its RespiRx drug-delivery device platform. RespiRx is […]

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Diagnostics FDA MedTech

Clew Medical gains EUA for predictive screening software for COVID-19

Released on June 5, 2020

Clew Medical recently received FDA emergency use authorization for its ClewICU System for use in intensive care units. The EUA covers the […]

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M&A MedTech

Nordson acquires plastic extrusion manufacturer

Released on June 5, 2020

Adhesive manufacturing company, Nordson, has acquired Fluortek, a Pennsylvania based precision plastic extrusion manufacturer that provides custom dimensioned tubing to the medical device […]

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Healthcare Public Offering Telehealth

Report: Amwell confidentially files for IPO

Released on June 5, 2020

Months after closing a $194 million funding round, telehealth company Amwell confidentially filed for an IPO. Citing people familiar with the […]

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Digital Health Healthcare

Employers must consider privacy protections as they roll out contact-tracing tools

Released on June 4, 2020

Companies are rolling out suites of tools to monitor their workforce for Covid-19 cases. But even in the midst of a […]

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MedTech Robotics Surgery

Titan Medical Announces Development and License Agreements With Medtronic and Senior Secured Loan

Released on June 4, 2020

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Titan Medical Inc. (“Titan” or “Titan Medical”) (TSX: TMD) (Nasdaq: TMDI), a medical device company focused on the design and […]

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Diagnostics MedTech Vascular

Microfluidic Device Mimics Blood Vessels to Test Clotting

Released on June 4, 2020

Researchers at Texas A&M University have developed a microfluidic device that mimics the complex architecture of vasculature to better study blood […]

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MedTech

Haemonetics to sell filter factory to GVS

Released on June 4, 2020

Haemonetics (NYSE:HAE) said today that it has agreed to sell its Fajardo, Puerto Rico, manufacturing operations to filter manufacturer GVS. Boston-based Haemonetics will […]

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FDA MedTech Respiratory

NASA, Fitbit gain EUAs for COVID-19 devices

Released on June 4, 2020

The FDA granted emergency use authorization (EUA) for emergency COVID-19 ventilator devices developed by Nasa and Fitbit (NYSE:FIT). According to the FDA’s ongoing list of […]

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AI Funding Imaging

Nanox raises $20 million to scale its AI medical imaging system

Released on June 4, 2020

Medical imaging startup Nanox hopes to reinvent the X-ray with hardware inspired by Star Trek’s biobed. The company today announced that […]

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FDA Approved Implantables Neuro

FDA approval for Axonics’ wireless patient Remote Control with SmartMRI technology

Released on June 4, 2020

Axonics, a company that has developed implantable sacral neuromodulation (SNM) devices for the treatment of urinary and bowel dysfunction, has announced […]

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MedTech

Haemonetics unveils back-to-back divestitures of blood supply assets

Released on June 4, 2020

Dive Brief: Haemonetics struck a deal to sell its blood filter manufacturing plant in Puerto Rico to GVS, an Italian company […]

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Digital Health FDA Cleared Patient Monitoring

BlueStar’s eighth FDA clearance adds long-acting basal insulin support for Type 2 patients

Released on June 3, 2020

WellDoc’s BlueStar chronic disease-management tool has picked up another 510(k) FDA clearance that will allow it to support adult Type 2 […]

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Drug-delivery Funding MedTech

Bigfoot Biomedical caps off its Series C funding at $55M, including a new $10M addition

Released on June 3, 2020

This morning Bigfoot Biomedical, a diabetes startup focused on automating insulin delivery through a connected insulin pen, picked up an extra $10 million Series […]

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FDA Cleared Orthopedic Spine

Meditech Spine receives FDA clearance for CURE Opel lumbar plate system

Released on June 3, 2020

Meditech Spine has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market the CURE Opel-L (S) system, a new […]

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CE Mark MedTech Ophthalmology

SightGlass Vision nets European approval for eyeglasses to reduce childhood myopia progression

Released on June 3, 2020

SightGlass Vision received a CE mark allowing its first suite of lenses—for eyeglasses specially designed to slow the progression of nearsightedness […]

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FDA Funding Patient Monitoring

Bigfoot Biomedical raises $55m in Series C

Released on June 3, 2020

Diabetes treatment tech company Bigfoot Biomedical announced today that it raised $55 million to close its Series C financing round. Abbott (NYSE:ABT) led the […]

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Cardiology MedTech

JAMA reanalysis goes against 5-year Abbott stent study findings, upping odds of death

Released on June 3, 2020

Dive Brief: A Bayesian reanalysis of five-year clinical trial data found coronary artery bypass surgery, also referred to as CABG, yields better […]

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AI Funding Imaging

Vara raises $7 million for AI tool that spots early signs of breast cancer

Released on June 2, 2020

Vara (formerly Merantix Healthcare), a startup developing an AI system that screens for breast cancer, today announced that it raised $7 […]

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Cardiology Patient Monitoring Surgery

Boston Sci’s DIRECTSENSE Ablation Monitoring Tech Coming to U.S.

Released on June 2, 2020

Boston Scientific is releasing in the United States its DIRECTSENSE Technology for live monitoring of cardiac tissue during radiofrequency ablation procedures. […]

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Funding Respiratory

ALung Technologies raises $2m

Released on June 2, 2020

ALung Technologies filed an SEC Form D to confirm the sale of $2 million in debt, options, warrants and other rights to […]

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Implantables Surgery

Fibralign partners with Terumo

Released on June 2, 2020

Stanford spin-out Fibralign announced today that it entered into a long-term distributor agreement with Terumo for the BioBridge collagen matrix. The agreement is set to […]

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MedTech Neuro Surgery

M.Blue 2-in-1 Hydrocephalus Valve Unveiled

Released on June 2, 2020

Aesculap, a part of B.Braun, and Miethke are releasing the M.blue adjustable gravitational hydrocephalus valve. The device features a valve that […]

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AR/VR MedTech Surgery

Osso VR taps movie and game vets for cinema-quality surgical training

Released on June 2, 2020

Over the past two years, the health care industry has been one of the largest adopters of mixed reality technologies, using […]

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Drug-delivery MedTech Ophthalmology

Medtech company granted £225k to develop drug-releasing eye lens

Released on June 2, 2020

A medtech company developing a biodegradable intraocular lens that can release drugs directly into the eye has been awarded just over […]

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CE Mark MedTech Neuro

phenox announces European launch of its new thrombectomy devices

Released on June 2, 2020

phenox has announced the full European launch of the pRESET 5–40 and pRESET LUX 4–20 thrombectomy devices after receiving CE mark […]

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Cardiology FDA Surgery

Many heart device trials ‘small and fragile,’ come with misleading spin: JAMA study

Released on June 2, 2020

Dive Brief: Clinical trials of invasive cardiovascular interventions are often “relatively small and fragile” and have “limited power to detect large […]

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