M&A MedTech

MedCrypt acquires MedISAO in medtech cybersecurity deal

Released on August 14, 2020

Healthcare cybersecurity company MedCrypt (San Diego) today announced the acquisition of Irvine, Calif.-based MedISAO, a cybersecurity information-sharing organization that works with the medical device industry. MedCrypt […]

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MedTech Robotics Surgery

TransEnterix appoints CFO

Released on August 14, 2020

Robotic surgery company TransEnterix (NYSE: TRXC) announced today that it has hired Shameze Rampertab as its news EVP and CFO. “We are delighted […]

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Gastroenterology M&A MedTech

Olympus to acquire Arc Medical Design

Released on August 13, 2020

Olympus (TYO:7733) recently announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Arc Medical Design for an undisclosed amount. Through the […]

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FDA MedTech

Baxter gains EUA for renal replacement tech for critically ill children

Released on August 13, 2020

Baxter (NYSE:BAX) announced today that it received FDA emergency use authorization (EUA) for its HF20 Set and ST Set for continuous renal […]

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Cardiology Healthcare MedTech

CMS proposes coverage updates that could increase access to VADs

Released on August 12, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today proposed coverage policy updates meant to increase access to VADs and artificial […]

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Diagnostics Digital Health MedTech

TestCard at-home UTI test to launch in the UK in August

Released on August 12, 2020

TestCard has announced its noninvasive at-home urinary tract infection test kit to be launched in the UK in August 2020. With the […]

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Healthcare MedTech Wearables

Can Connected Wearable Medical Devices Improve Healthcare?

Released on August 11, 2020

Because of their mobility and their flexibility, wearable medical devices can make life easier, Bill Betten, president of Betten Systems Solutions […]

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MedTech Neuro

Neurostimulation Device Reduces Withdrawal Symptoms of Kids Born Addicted to Opioids

Released on August 11, 2020

Children born to mothers addicted to opioids suffer through withdrawal in their first few weeks of life. Morphine is commonly used […]

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Digital Health MedTech Patient Monitoring

Ascensia picks up global commercialization & distribution of Senseonics’ Eversense CGMs

Released on August 11, 2020

Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system-maker Senseonics has cut a deal with Ascensia Diabetes Care and its parent company, PHC Holdings, outlining commercialization […]

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Diagnostics MedTech

Hologic spending more than $50M to expand COVID-19 test production

Released on August 11, 2020

Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) is spending $50 million — including $14 million during its most recent quarter — to boost its production of COVID-19 […]

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Implantables MedTech

Sientra claims market gains as breast implant sales rebound faster than rivals’

Released on August 11, 2020

Dive Brief: Demand for Sientra’s breast implant products recovered swiftly in its second quarter, causing sales to come in down 17% […]

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M&A MedTech Ophthalmology

CooperVision acquires GP Specialists

Released on August 10, 2020

CooperVision (NYSE:COO) announced that it acquired customized orthokeratology contact lens manufacturer and distributor GP Specialists for an undisclosed amount. San Ramon, Calif.-based […]

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