Funding Healthcare

4th time’s the charm: Longitude Capital raises $585M in its largest-ever fund

Released on September 23, 2020

Marc Galletti and Patrick Enright like to invest in what they call “transformative healthcare companies.” The co-founders and co-managing directors of […]

Read more
Healthcare M&A Oncology

Illumina Set to Acquire Grail for $8B

Released on September 21, 2020

The rumors are indeed true – Illumina is attempting to acquire early cancer detection specialist Grail for about $8 billion. Both […]

Read more
Digital Health Healthcare Telehealth

2020 may be the year from hell, but health tech IPO boom continues

Released on September 20, 2020

On top of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, 2020 has been punctuated by devastation: raging wildfires, record unemployment and growing inequality. But […]

Read more
Diagnostics Healthcare MedTech

Cellex, Gauss aim for smartphone-powered coronavirus test, offering rapid results at home

Released on September 18, 2020

Diagnostic maker Cellex has announced plans to develop a rapid coronavirus infection test that people can fully perform at home, from […]

Read more
FDA Healthcare MedTech

Dexcom takes another step to keep CGMs in hospitals, while Abbott targets athletes

Released on September 18, 2020

Dexcom is launching a registry to track user outcomes in U.S. hospitals where its and rival Abbott’s continuous glucose monitors have […]

Read more
Digital Health Healthcare

Why digital therapeutics are flourishing under COVID-19

Released on September 17, 2020

The increased adoption of virtual care technologies during the COVID-19 public health emergency is fairly well documented by this point, but […]

Read more
Healthcare M&A MedTech

Has Takeda Finally Found a Home for TachoSil Patch?

Released on September 16, 2020

Corza Health has signed an agreement to acquire Takeda Pharmaceutical’s TachoSil Fibrin Sealant Patch for about $414.3 million (€350 million). TachoSil is […]

Read more
Healthcare MedTech Neuro

Johnson & Johnson’s Cerenovus launches new clot removal devices to treat stroke

Released on September 15, 2020

Johnson & Johnson’s Cerenovus recently announced it has launched its new stroke solutions platform that includes three devices for clot removal […]

Read more
Diagnostics FDA Healthcare

BD probes COVID-19 false positives with point-of-care systems

Released on September 15, 2020

Dive Brief: BD is investigating reports of false positive coronavirus test results in nursing homes from diagnostics run on its point-of-care […]

Read more
Healthcare MedTech

What Will a COVID Vaccine Mean for Medtech?

Released on September 14, 2020

While the exact timing of a COVID-19 vaccine emergency use authorization (EUA) in the United States is anything but certain, there […]

Read more
FDA Healthcare MedTech

Abbott, Illumina, other medtechs shape guide conveying device risks to patients

Released on September 14, 2020

Dive Brief: The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC), a public-private partnership with a focus on regulatory science, has published an overview […]

Read more
Healthcare MedTech Neuro

Viz.ai stroke software lands Medicare ‘new technology’ coverage

Released on September 4, 2020

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has granted Viz.ai the first New Technology Add-on Payment (NTAP) for artificial intelligence software, the […]

Read more