Biotech Funding Start-Up

VenBio Partners raises $394M fund ‘to turn great science into impactful medicine’

Released on April 4, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic may be disrupting clinical trials and drug launches, but it’s not holding up venture firms intent on bankrolling […]

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Digital Health Patient Monitoring Telehealth

Companies roll out remote COVID-19 monitoring tools to free up hospital space

Released on April 4, 2020

Late last month, the FDA began giving developers of remote patient monitoring devices some extra leeway when it comes to making marketing claims, […]

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Diagnostics M&A Vascular

Haemonetics acquires Enicor

Released on April 3, 2020

Haemonetics (NYSE:HAE) announced that it acquired next-generation whole blood coagulation testing system developer Enicor GmbH for an undisclosed amount. Munich, Germany-based Enicor develops the […]

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Patient Monitoring Sensors Wearables

SPHCC employs IoT tech and wearable sensors to monitor COVID-19 patients

Released on April 3, 2020

At the end of January, MobiHealthNews reported that Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center (SPHCC), was using California-based connected health startup VivaLNK’s […]

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Healthcare MedTech Respiratory

Smith+Nephew set to mass produce new ventilator from Oxford, King’s College London

Released on April 2, 2020

Smith+Nephew is contracting with the U.K. government to build a new ventilator specifically designed for the large-scale production needed to combat […]

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Cardiology MedTech

CHF Solutions increases production staff for Aquadex Smartflow due to COVID-19

Released on April 2, 2020

CHF Solutions (NSDQ:CHFS) announced today that it is increasing the production staff that assembles its next-generation Aquadex SmartFlow consoles after increased demand […]

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Funding Neuro Public Offering

Nevro raising more than $300m through public offering, convertible senior notes

Released on April 2, 2020

Nevro (NYSE:NVRO) announced today that it priced concurrent underwritten public offerings of more than 1.6 million common stock shares, as well as […]

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Orthopedic Spine

OrthoPediatrics announces ApiFix acquisition

Released on April 2, 2020

OrthoPediatrics acquired ApiFix Ltd, including its minimally invasive deformity correction (MID-C) system for non-fusion treatment of progressive adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). […]

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Cardiology Neuro Pediatrics

BiWaze Cough System Receives FDA Clearance to Help Clear Secretions

Released on April 2, 2020

ABM Respiratory Care, a company with offices in USA, Singapore, and India, announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance to […]

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CE Mark Orthopedic Spine

SpineGuard receives CE mark for DSG Connect platform

Released on April 2, 2020

SpineGuard has announced that it has received the CE mark for the commercial release of its DSG Connect platform. Already being […]

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Cardiology Healthcare Respiratory

AnapnoGuard Helps Prevent Ventilator Complications

Released on April 1, 2020

Ventilators are important to maintain patients with severe respiratory distress due to COVID-19, but the machines carry their own risks. An […]

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Diagnostics Drug-delivery Patient Monitoring

Nemaura Medical repurposes its CGM to spot coronavirus fevers

Released on April 1, 2020

Nemaura Medical (NSDQ:NMRD) announced today that it is planning to immediately repurpose its SugarBeat continuous glucose monitor (CGM) as a continuous temperature […]

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Cardiology Digital Health Wearables

FibriCheck announces nighttime a-fib monitoring feature for smartwatch app

Released on April 1, 2020

Belgium-based FibriCheck, the maker of apps that monitor a user’s heart rhythm, announced yesterday that it has developed a new version […]

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Orthopedic Robotics Spine

COVID-19 Could Hurt Orthopedics Companies in More Ways than One

Released on April 1, 2020

Any medical procedure that can be deffered until after the coronavirus pandemic is over will be. That means lower procedure volumes […]

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Funding Healthcare Telehealth

AristaMD raises $18M for eConsult software

Released on April 1, 2020

Despite the economic slowdown caused by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, a handful of startups have still managed to raise funding. One […]

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Cardiology Radiology Surgery

Next-Gen TherOx SuperSaturated Oxygen Delivery System FDA Approved

Released on April 1, 2020

ZOLL Medical, now a part of Asahi Kasei Group, won FDA approval for the latest version of its TherOx System. The […]

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Cardiology CE Mark Respiratory

CardioQuip’s Cooler-Heaters EU Cleared to Help With Respiratory Distress

Released on April 1, 2020

CardioQuip, a firm based in College Station, Texas, won European regulatory approval (CE Mark) for its MCH-1000 cooler-heaters that are used […]

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Funding Telehealth

FCC Chairman proposes $200 million telehealth program

Released on March 31, 2020

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai unveiled plans for telehealth funding on Monday. His proposal would set aside $200 million to […]

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Cardiology Diagnostics Patient Monitoring

BardyDx Patch for Ambulatory Cardiac Monitoring: Interview with Chief Commercial Officer Ken Nelson

Released on March 31, 2020

Many cardiac arrhythmias are episodic and only detectable after continuously monitoring the heart’s rhythm for several days or weeks. In particular, […]

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FDA Cleared Wearables Women's Health

INVU Receives FDA Clearance for Remote Pregnancy Monitoring System

Released on March 31, 2020

Nuvo Group announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA to market INVU, a wearable device that remotely monitors […]

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FDA MedTech

How FDA is changing medtech regulation under the coronavirus

Released on March 31, 2020

The FDA’s Center for Devices & Radiological Health (CDRH) has issued a letter to the medtech industry that outlined the steps […]

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Cardiology Public Offering

CHF Solutions prices $2.2m offering

Released on March 31, 2020

CHF Solutions (NSDQ:CHFS) announced today that it priced a registered direct offering of common stock worth approximately $2.2 million. The Eden Prairie, […]

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Neuro Ophthalmology

BREAKING: Second Sight Medical laying off most of its workers, winding down

Released on March 31, 2020

Second Sight Medical (NSDQ:EYES) announced today that it will wind down its operations amid the financial shock of the coronavirus pandemic. The […]

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MedTech Neuro

FDA flags high-risk recall of Medtronic brain stent, citing fracture reports

Released on March 31, 2020

Dive Brief: FDA on Monday alerted patients and healthcare providers to Medtronic’s recall of its Pipeline Flex stent and guidewire-based delivery system […]

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CE Mark Respiratory

RAPIDPoint 500e Blood Gas Analyzer FDA Cleared to Help Ventilated Patients

Released on March 31, 2020

To help address the COVID-19 emergency that’s taking over emergency rooms and intensive care units in the United States, the FDA […]

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FDA Cleared Orthopedic Spine

OrthoPediatrics gains expanded approval for Response scoliosis system

Released on March 31, 2020

OrthoPediatrics has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expand the indications for its Response Scoliosis […]

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Diagnostics Robotics

Robotic COVID-19 Testing Lab Can Process 1000 Patient Samples Daily

Released on March 31, 2020

Researchers at UC Berkeley have set up a “pop-up” robotic COVID-19 testing lab that can process up to 1000 patient samples […]

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