Drug-delivery FDA Cleared Patient Monitoring

iVWatch lands FDA clearance for continuous intravenous monitoring device

Released on July 9, 2020

Continuous IV monitoring system developer ivWatch announced that it received FDA clearance for its new SmartTouch disposable sensor. SmartTouch is indicated for the […]

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Diagnostics Robotics Surgery

Synaptive Medical appoints new CEO

Released on July 9, 2020

Synaptive Medical this week said it appointed Marc Buntaine as CEO. Buntaine has more than 25 years of experience in the […]

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Diagnostics Digital Health FDA Cleared

FDA clears Nonin Medical flagship product

Released on July 9, 2020

Nonin Medical (Plymouth, Minn.) announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance for its flagship product — the CO-Pilot wireless handheld multi-parameter […]

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Imaging MedTech

Hologic launches first cart-based ultrasound system in U.S.

Released on July 9, 2020

Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) announced today that it launched its SuperSonic MACH 40 premium, cart-based ultrasound system in the U.S. The Marlborough, Mass.-based company […]

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Imaging MedTech Neuro

Neural Analytics Rebrands Itself NovaSignal™

Released on July 8, 2020

Medical technology and data company Neural Analytics, Inc. announced a name change and rebranding as NovaSignal Corp., representing its expansion into […]

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Digital Health FDA Neuro

Soterix wins IDE for depression treatment trial

Released on July 8, 2020

Soterix Medical announced today that it received FDA investigational device exemption (IDE) to launch a trial of its tDCS-LTE) neuromodulation system. New […]

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Cardiology Funding Neuro

CVRx raises $50m to support Barostim Neo commercialization

Released on July 8, 2020

CVRx has raised $50 million in its latest round of equity financing — money the company will use to support the U.S. […]

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Funding MedTech Neuro

SpeechVive raises $1.5m for speech improvement device

Released on July 8, 2020

SpeechVive announced today that it raised more than $1.5 million upon the completion of a convertible note as it looks to begin […]

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Diagnostics M&A Neuro

Magstim acquires high-density EEG tech from Philips

Released on July 8, 2020

Transcranial magnetic stimulation tech developer Magstim recently announced that it has purchased the product portfolio of Electrical Geodesics from Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG). Financial terms of […]

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Cardiology MedTech Pediatrics

CHF Solutions announces new president, COO

Released on July 8, 2020

CHF Solutions (NSDQ:CHFS) recently announced that it has promoted Nestor Jaramillo Jr. to the president and COO spot at the company. Jaramillo’s […]

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CE Mark

EU MDR: Consider Post-Market Clinical Follow-up through End-User Surveys

Released on July 7, 2020

The EU Medical Device Regulation (EU MDR) is a new and updated set of regulations, following on from the Medical Device Directive […]

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MedTech

New CMS rule would add incentives for at-home dialysis

Released on July 7, 2020

Medicare plans could pay more for at-home dialysis machines, according to a proposed rule released today by the Centers for Medicare […]

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Digital Health Funding Wearables

Liquid Wire Brings Electronic Tech to Wearables Market

Released on July 7, 2020

Liquid Wire is bringing its stretchable electronic technologies to the medical wearables market. The Portland, OR-based company has raised $10 million […]

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FDA Cleared Imaging Neuro

RapidAI snags FDA clearance for neuroimaging analysis device

Released on July 7, 2020

RapidAI, a health tech company specializing in stroke imaging, has received clearance from the FDA for its Rapid ASPECTS neuroimaging analysis […]

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CE Mark Implantables Ophthalmology

Staar Surgical launches presbyopia correcting lens

Released on July 7, 2020

Staar Surgical (NSDQ:STAA) announced today that it received CE Mark approval for its EVO Viva presbyiopia-correcting implantable Collamer lens (ICL). Lake Forest, […]

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Drug-delivery Funding Patient Monitoring

ivWatch pulls in $1.5m

Released on July 7, 2020

Continuous IV monitoring system developer ivWatch filed an SEC Form D to confirm the sale of $1.5 million in an equity offering. Newport […]

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Digital Health MedTech

Elucid Digital Health’s dashboard gives pharma and CROs real-time patient data

Released on July 7, 2020

UK-based Elucid Digital Health has launched a dashboard function that is automatically created by the dispensing of the pill or tablet through […]

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Diagnostics FDA MedTech

FDA warns of false positives with BD coronavirus diagnostic

Released on July 7, 2020

Dive Brief: FDA raised concerns Monday about an increased rate of false positives associated with a BD test for the novel […]

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MedTech

How Oscor makes a wide range of medtech

Released on July 6, 2020

Oscor boasts capabilities to design, develop, manufacture and market a wide range of medical devices, plus implantable-grade components and delivery systems. […]

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MedTech Neuro Vascular

Endologix Initiates Chapter 11 and is Set to Go Private

Released on July 6, 2020

Endologix has initiated Chapter 11 bankruptcy and has entered into an agreement with Deerfield Partners, its largest creditor, to be taken […]

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Robotics Surgery Telehealth

Telerobotic Surgery: What Will It Take to Enable Widespread Adoption?

Released on July 6, 2020

As we continue to fight SARS-CoV-2, physicians have adopted virtual visits as way to provide care while keeping both doctor and […]

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FDA Cleared MedTech Orthopedic

IluminOss lands expanded FDA clearance for fracture repair tech

Released on July 6, 2020

IlluminOss Medical recently announced that it received FDA 510(k) clearance for expanded use of its Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System. The system […]

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Cardiology FDA Approved Surgery

Abbott’s Gallant Heart Rhythm Implants FDA Approved

Released on July 6, 2020

Abbott won FDA approval for its Gallant implantable cardioverter defibrillator and cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator devices. Cleared in Europe earlier this […]

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Diagnostics Drug-delivery MedTech

Thermo Fisher projects 10% increase in Q2 sales

Released on July 6, 2020

Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE:TMO) announced today that it estimates revenue growth for its recently ended second quarter to total approximately 10%. Waltham, […]

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FDA Cleared Spine Surgery

Spinal Elements receives US FDA approval for Sapphire X device

Released on July 6, 2020

Spinal Elements has announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the Sapphire X device for anterior cervical fixation. Sapphire […]

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Cardiology MedTech

Medtronic delivers real-world renal denervation data showing better blood pressure after 3 years

Released on July 6, 2020

Medtronic’s years-long effort to develop renal denervation into a therapy continues, with promising new data from a three-year registry. More than […]

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MedTech Patient Monitoring

Abbott, Tandem finalize course to integrate diabetes tech

Released on July 6, 2020

Abbott and Tandem Diabetes Care have finalized long-running plans to combine and integrate their respective continuous glucose monitors and digital insulin delivery systems. […]

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