MedTech

House Members Introduce Companion Medical Device Tax Repeal Bill

Released on April 20, 2019

A quartet of U.S. representatives today introduced a companion bill to a Senate measure that would do away with the medical device tax altogether…

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MedTech

As Congress Zeroes In On Health Costs, Medical Device Makers Ready Their Story

Released on April 20, 2019

As Congress brings drug makers, PBMs and others in the healthcare industry in for hearings on the rising cost of medical […]

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MedTech

Dutch regulators explain no-deal Brexit impact for medical device companies

Released on April 20, 2019

The United Kingdom (U.K.) may leave the European Union (E.U.) on 29 March 2019…

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MedTech

Can “Internet-of-Body” Thwart Cyber Attacks on Implanted Medical Devices?

Released on April 20, 2019

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security last week warned that numerous medical devices made by Medtronic are vulnerable to cyber attack…

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MedTech

Ecomed Solutions Introduces HEMAsavR™ – A New Option For Blood Management

Released on April 19, 2019

Ecomed Solutions, the developer and manufacturer of innovative healthcare solutions, has created and unveiled…

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MedTech Robotics

Is an R&D Race Driving the Surgical Robotics Market?

Released on April 15, 2019

Robotic-assisted surgery has emerged with an attempt to overcome the limitations of traditional minimally invasive surgical procedures…

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MedTech

Philips to private-label Demant hearing aids

Released on April 12, 2019

William Demant (CPH:WDH) said this week that it inked a deal to market its…

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Funding MedTech

Obalon Explores Financial and Strategic Alternatives

Released on April 12, 2019

Obalon Therapeutics said it has retained Cowen as an independent financial advisor to assist in…

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Funding MedTech

Ajax Health raises $85m for medtech investment

Released on April 12, 2019

Ajax Health, the company formed in 2017 by a pair of private equity giants to manage their medical device investments, said today that it has raised more than…

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MedTech

Ilika introduces tiny solid-state batteries

Released on April 11, 2019

Ilika (LON:IKA) said it has launched a new line of mm-scale solid-state batteries designed for use in medical implants…

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Digital Health MedTech

The central role data plays in the future of medical devices

Released on April 11, 2019

Medical devices create massive amounts of data, but it’s only been relatively recently that this information has been effectively harnessed to improve patient outcomes and experiences…

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MedTech

How to Attract AI Talent for Your Medical Device

Released on April 10, 2019

Artificial intelligence may still be in its infancy, but the demand for AI talent…

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Funding MedTech

Varian Medical joins embolic therapy tech dev ABK Biomedical’s $30m Series B

Released on April 9, 2019

Varian Medical (NYSE:VAR) has joined a $30 million Series B round of financing for…

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MedTech

GE Healthcare in AI Collaboration with ACR

Released on April 8, 2019

Some companies like GE Healthcare have already taken a deep-dive into the world of AI…

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MedTech

Report: J&J plans €100m expansion in Ireland, to add 100 jobs

Released on April 8, 2019

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) is reportedly planning to expand its vision business in…

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MedTech

New Vein Access Device Could Benefit Nurses and DIVAs Alike

Released on April 5, 2019

Schaffhausen, Switzerland-based Physeon is trying to bring its Veinplicity device to the U.S. market. The device is designed to…

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MedTech Public Offering

Endologix closes $52m offering, debt refinancing deal

Released on April 4, 2019

Endologix (NSDQ:ELGX) has closed a $52.2 million offering…

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M&A MedTech

Natus Medical deals Medix division to employees

Released on April 3, 2019

In the sale, Pleasanton, Calif.-based Natus Medical said it is offloading the…

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MedTech

J&J’s Ethicon warns EMEA docs on Intraluminal stapler issues

Released on April 2, 2019

J&J’s Ethicon said that it has received reports of adverse events due to …

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MedTech

Oticon launches new Internet-connected hearing aids

Released on April 1, 2019

Oticon recently announced that it has launched its Oticon Opn S line of Internet-connected hearing aids.

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MedTech

3M Unveils New Extended Medical Adhesive for Medical Wearables

Released on April 1, 2019

Wearable medical devices are becoming more common, as electronics keep getting smaller, batteries are getting more powerful, and sensors more capable.

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FDA MedTech

Never Underestimate the Power of Communication Skills in Regulatory Affairs

Released on April 1, 2019

Medical device companies are facing more regulatory changes on….

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MedTech

MPR: Getting medical device development back on track

Released on April 1, 2019

In this podcast, experts from MPR discuss what medical device companies can do if things go sideways during the product development process. Drawing from their own experiences, engineers from the firm spoke with MassDevice.com editor Sarah Faulkner about how they tackle device development challenges when they are called into action.

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MedTech

Is this the way to improve organ transportation?

Released on April 1, 2019

Organ transplants are performed annually to remove diseased organs and replace them with healthy ones to extend the lifespan of patients. Potential transplant recipients are placed on a waiting list by a doctor who has determined that a transplant is the best course of action. Once a donor organ is available, the organ transportation system becomes one of the most critical medical devices of the transplantation process, according to Lisa Anderson, president, co-founder and COO of Paragonix Technologies.

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