Healthcare MedTech Surgery

FDA puts high-risk label on GE Healthcare anesthesia systems recall

Released on February 10, 2020

Dive Brief: FDA on Friday flagged a recall GE Healthcare initiated in late November of nearly 3,600 anesthesia systems with a […]

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MedTech Robotics

How are robots contributing to the fight against coronavirus?

Released on February 9, 2020

Coronavirus has now reached more than 20 countries. The disease has yet to be declared a pandemic but the medtech industry […]

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Cardiology MedTech Structural Heart

TAVR developer JenaValve nets $50M from Bain Capital Life Sciences

Released on February 9, 2020

Heart valve maker JenaValve Technology has raised $50 million in new venture capital funding, not long after receiving a breakthrough device […]

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Funding MedTech

Outset Medical raises $125m for its all-in-one dialysis system

Released on February 9, 2020

Outset Medical has raised $125 million in a Series E equity financing round that will help support the commercial expansion of the […]

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MedTech

And then there were 10: Norwegian notified body wins EU MDR stamp

Released on February 6, 2020

Dive Brief: Norwegian firm DNV GL Presafe AG is the 10th notified body certified by the European Union under the forthcoming Medical Device Regulation, […]

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MedTech Orthopedic Robotics

Zimmer Biomet Looks at 2020 Through ‘Rosa’-Colored Glasses

Released on February 5, 2020

The company that MD+DI editors recognized as the 2019 Medtech Company of the Year is off to a strong start in […]

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MedTech

MD&M West 2020 Coming to Anaheim, CA

Released on February 5, 2020

By 2025, the global medical device manufacturing market is expected to reach $200 billion, driven by an aging population, increasing prevalence […]

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Cardiology MedTech

Abbott, SynCardia requests prompt CMS to reconsider heart device coverage

Released on February 5, 2020

Dive Brief: CMS is reconsidering how it covers artificial hearts and ventricular assist devices after receiving requests last year from Abbott […]

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M&A MedTech

Heraeus Medical Components acquires Contract Medical International

Released on February 5, 2020

Heraeus Medical Components announced today that it has acquired Dresden, Germany-based Contract Medical International (CMI) — its fourth acquisition in 2 years. CMI focuses […]

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MedTech

With Brexit a reality, medtech in limbo in UK

Released on February 3, 2020

Dive Brief: The U.K. has officially left the European Union, marking the start of the next phase of the Brexit process. Under […]

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MedTech

UK moves to mitigate impact of notified body withdrawals

Released on January 30, 2020

Dive Brief: The U.K. regulator is offering a grace period to medical device manufacturers affected by the withdrawal of a notified […]

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Cardiology MedTech

Biotronik appoints new chief medical officer

Released on January 28, 2020

Biotronik today said it appointed David Hayes as chief medical officer. Hayes will be responsible for overseeing the development of the company’s […]

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