Cardiology Funding Vascular

St. Jude Medical founder and his Medical 21 raise $1.1m

Released on January 17, 2020

St. Jude Medical founder Manny Villafaña’s Medical 21 filed an amendment to an SEC Form D to reveal that it raised more than […]

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FDA MedTech

5 medtech trends to track in 2020

Released on January 17, 2020

The medtech industry entered 2020 celebrating the medical device tax’s permanent repeal, a levy it spent the better part of a […]

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Vascular

AngioDynamics starts postmarket study

Released on January 17, 2020

AngioDynamics (NSDQ:ANGO) announced today that it launched a postmarket study of its Auryon atherectomy system for treating lesions in patients with peripheral […]

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AI Imaging Robotics

JPM: TransEnterix submits digital vision surgery assistant for FDA review

Released on January 17, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO—Robotic surgery company TransEnterix has put up its machine vision system for review by the FDA with the goal of […]

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Healthcare M&A

Medline Industries acquires Médi-Sélect

Released on January 17, 2020

Medline Canada today said it acquired Médi-Sélect for an all-cash transaction for an undisclosed amount. Médi-Sélect will stay as an independent […]

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Funding Imaging

Nanox Imaging raises $26m

Released on January 17, 2020

Nanox Imaging announced today that it secured $26 million in funding in support of the development, commercialization and deployment of its Nanox […]

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Funding Orthopedic Surgery

Embody lands $2.5m from DARPA

Released on January 16, 2020

Soft-tissue repair treatment developer Embody announced that it has landed a $2.5 million grant  from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The […]

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Funding MedTech

5 tips to raise funding for your medical device

Released on January 16, 2020

Securing funding can be a long and tedious process, and medical device businesses must work to position themselves as especially attractive […]

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FDA Cleared Gastroenterology Imaging

PENTAX Releases IMAGINA LED Powered Endoscopy System

Released on January 16, 2020

PENTAX is releasing its IMAGINA Endoscopy System in the U.S., having just received FDA clearance for the GI imaging platform. The […]

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AI Gastroenterology

Iterative Scopes Closes $5.2M Seed Fundraising Round

Released on January 16, 2020

BOSTON, Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Iterative Scopes, a Gastroenterology AI company with a focus on applying computer vision analytics to complex endoscopy problems, […]

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Implants M&A

Arthrosuface sold to Anika Therapeutics for $100m

Released on January 16, 2020

Primo Medical Group announced that it completed the $100 million sale of spin-off company Arthrosurface to Anika Therapeutics (NSDQ:ANIK). Under the agreement, Anika is set to […]

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Imaging Robotics Spine

Synaptive Medical updates Modus V surgical microscope

Released on January 16, 2020

Synaptive Medical announced that its U.S. and Canadian Modus V robotic digital microscope now includes updates such as additional 3D visualization and […]

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Cardiology FDA

Neovasc Reducer gains FDA PMA review

Released on January 16, 2020

Neovasc this week said it received FDA premarket approval for its Reducer device. Reducer is designed to treat refractory angina, which […]

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Ophthalmology

Mojo Vision is putting an augmented reality screen on a contact lens

Released on January 16, 2020

Mojo Vision is revealing a smart contact lens with a tiny built-in display that lets you view augmented reality images on […]

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Funding Imaging Start-Up

Nanox raises $26 million for low-cost X-ray scanners

Released on January 16, 2020

Medical imaging startup Nanox hopes to reinvent the X-ray with hardware inspired by Star Trek’s biobed. In anticipation of future growth, Nanox […]

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Digital Health Healthcare

Livongo’s president talks Dexcom partnership

Released on January 16, 2020

In a unique combination, continuous glucose monitor-maker struck a partnership with health software company Livongo. The deal itself wasn’t necessarily surprising — […]

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Drug-delivery Funding

Bigfoot Biomedical lands $45M as it readies first diabetes product

Released on January 15, 2020

Bigfoot Biomedical Inc. has picked up some ammunition as it moves closer to commercializing its insulin-management solution, an up-and-coming competitor in […]

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MedTech Robotics Surgery

JPM: Microbot Medical unveils disposable device for remote catheter procedures

Released on January 15, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO—At the annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, Microbot Medical unveiled a new device that aims to let physicians conduct a […]

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CE Mark Neuro

Percept PC Deep Brain Neurostimulator with BrainSense Cleared in Europe

Released on January 15, 2020

Medtronic obtained the European CE Mark for its Percept PC neurostimulator that uses smart feedback technology to deliver deep brain stimulation […]

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Cardiology Neuro Oncology Structural Heart

Amid Q4 letdown, Boston Scientific aims for $1B mark in structural heart

Released on January 15, 2020

After reporting a fourth-quarter revenue shortfall due to a slowdown in its cardiac rhythm management division, Boston Scientific on Tuesday said […]

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FDA Oncology

ArcherDX, Geneoscopy, Phagenesis win breakthrough device designations

Released on January 15, 2020

Dive Brief: The latest flurry of breakthrough device designation announcements positions​ ArcherDX, Geneoscopy and Phagenesis to benefit from regulatory perks. The companies […]

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Cardiology

Boston Scientific shares drop on Q4 sales news

Released on January 14, 2020

Shares in Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) dropped 8% this morning on news of disappointing fourth-quarter sales. The company’s preliminary earnings report showed sales for […]

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M&A Orthopedic Spine

Medicrea looking for a buyer

Released on January 14, 2020

Medicrea (EPA:ALMED) announced that it is engaged in active discussions with potential strategic partners in the U.S. spine industry as it seeks […]

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Ophthalmology Surgery

Pixium Vision announces successful implantation of first patient in the US with the Prima System

Released on January 14, 2020

Implanted in patient suffering from dry form of Age-related Macular Degeneration (dry-AMD) First use of proprietary implantation device specifically developed for […]

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Digital Health Women's Health

Femtech on the rise, but new companies have homework before they’re ready for payers

Released on January 14, 2020

The femtech business is making its way onto the digital health map. In fact, according to a new market report by Research2Guidance, […]

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Cardiology CE Mark

Hemovent wins CE Mark for mobile heart and lung support device

Released on January 14, 2020

Hemovent GmbH announced today that it won CE Mark approval for its Mobybox Runner controller for heart and lung support. The Mobybox […]

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Cardiology

Medtronic at JPM: More tuck-ins under Martha and key trial results ahead

Released on January 14, 2020

During Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak’s final turn at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference Monday, he highlighted the forthcoming Micra AV pacemaker […]

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