FDA MedTech

Big data, cybersecurity among top FDA device center priorities

Released on August 23, 2019

Leveraging big data and real-world evidence in regulatory decisions, enhancing medical device cybersecurity and streamlining clinical trial design are some of the top priorities identified…

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Healthcare MedTech

AdvaMed warns White House sterilization regs pose device shortage risk

Released on August 23, 2019

AdvaMed warned the White House in a meeting August 8  that forthcoming regulations revising emission standards for ethylene production could endanger the medical device supply chain and patient safety if…

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MedTech

5 More Private Medtech Companies to Watch

Released on August 22, 2019

MedTech analysts continue to keep a watchful eye on the private sector. Needham & Co.’s Mike Matson just called attention to these five private medical device companies he finds interesting, adding to two previous lists the firm published earlier this year…

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MedTech

Industry sounds alarm on EU single-use device reprocessing regs

Released on August 22, 2019

The medical device industry strongly criticized aspects of the European Commission’s draft policy on the reprocessing of single-use products in a slate of comments on the proposal this week…

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MedTech

Italy’s IMQ fourth notified body designated in EU

Released on August 22, 2019

Italian certification company IMQ is the fourth notified body designated under the European Union Medical Device Regulation, according to the European Commission Tuesday…

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MedTech

Oral Surgeons in Manchester, CT Offer the First and Only FDA-Cleared Robotic Device for Dental Implant Surgery

Released on August 22, 2019

Esteemed oral surgeons in Manchester, CT, Drs. Rosenlicht and Ansari offer Yomi® Robotic-Assisted Implant Surgery to enhance their dental implant placement…

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AI MedTech

You and Artificial Intelligence

Released on August 21, 2019

Medical devices are getting smarter. Contracting executives will have to do the same…

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MedTech Public Offering

Medtronic to ramp up TAVR, robotics programs after Street-beating Q1

Released on August 21, 2019

Adoption of Medtronic’s Mazor robotic surgery platforms and transcatheter aortic valve replacement systems helped the medtech exceed analysts’ top and bottom-line expectations for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2020…

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M&A MedTech

3M funds Acelity buyout with $3.3B debt offering

Released on August 21, 2019

3M (NYSE:MMM) is planning to finance its $6.7 billion acquisition of Acelity in part with a $3.3 billion debt offering…

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MedTech Public Offering

Medtronic’s fiscal Q1 numbers top estimates

Released on August 20, 2019

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) posted fiscal first-quarter results today that beat the consensus forecast on Wall Street for both sales…

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MedTech Surgery

5G is being used to perform remote surgery from thousands of miles away, and it could transform the healthcare industry

Released on August 19, 2019

5G makes this possible by cutting latency to an almost instantaneous 2 milliseconds between devices, allowing surgeons to conduct procedures as if they were right next to the patient…

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Digital Health MedTech Public Offering

Dental company SmileDirectClub files to go public

Released on August 18, 2019

Nashville-based teledentistry company SmileDirectClub has filed paperwork to go public in what turned out to be a banner year for IPOs in digital health…

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