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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Funding

Varian leads $54 Series C for HistoSonics

Released on April 20, 2019

HistoSonics said today that it closed a $54 million Series C round led by…

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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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Diagnostics Funding

Direct-to-consumer lab testing startup EverlyWell raises $50 million

Released on April 16, 2019

Researcher at the University of Toronto in Canada and University of São Paulo in Brazil have developed a method of getting rid of bacteria and viruses from donor organs using…

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Cardiology FDA Approved

Spry Health Continuous Wrist-Worn Pulse Oximeter, Heart and Lung Meter FDA Cleared

Released on April 16, 2019

Spry Health, a Silicon Valley company, won FDA clearance to introduce its…

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Ophthalmology

Glaukos’ iStent Has Strong Showing in 5-Year Data

Released on April 16, 2019

Results showed standalone implantation of two iStent Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stents in newly diagnosed primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) eyes achieved a 35.3% reduction in mean intraocular pressure (IOP) to 16.5 mmHg after…

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Gastroenterology

PlasmaTYPHOON Makes Sure Endoscopes are Dry and Hygienic

Released on April 16, 2019

PENTAX Medical, a part of HOYA Group, has unveiled a new endoscope processing and storage solution that helps to eliminate any chance of bacterial infections.

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Diagnostics Oncology

Guardant Health study shows liquid biopsy picking up more mutations, delivering faster results

Released on April 16, 2019

Redwood City, California-based Guardant Health said Monday that it had ….

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Cardiology FDA Approved

LIFEPAK CR2 Defibrillator Reads ECG During Chest Compressions, FDA Approved

Released on April 15, 2019

Stryker won FDA approval to introduce its LIFEPAK CR2 defibrillator with LIFELINKcentral program manager…

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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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Ophthalmology

Glaukos touts 5-year study of glaucoma stents

Released on April 15, 2019

Glaukos  (NYSE:GKOS) said today that a study of its iStent trabecular micro-bypass stents reduced eye pressure in glaucoma patients…

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Diagnostics Funding

Deep Lens Raises $14 million to Improve AI-driven Pathology (Interview)

Released on April 15, 2019

Deep Lens is an AI-driven digital pathology company based in Ohio. They’re currently working with Worldwide Clinical Trials to fast-track patient enrollment into clinical trials. This week, they announced a successful Series A financing round of…

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FDA Approved Neuro

Penumbra VR device wins FDA clearance

Released on April 15, 2019

Penumbra recently announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Real Immersive virtual reality system. The Real Immersive System […]

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Biotech

Ultraviolet and Red Light Kill Infections in Donor Organs

Released on April 15, 2019

Researcher at the University of Toronto in Canada and University of São Paulo in Brazil have developed a method of getting rid of bacteria and viruses from donor organs using…

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Robotics

Corindus touts first Japanese CorPath GRX procedures

Released on April 15, 2019

Corindus Vascular Robotics (NYSE:CVRS) said today that the first Japanese procedures using its CorPath GRX robot-assisted device took place as part of a post-market surveillance study…

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FDA Approved Vascular

FDA approves Intact Vascular’s Tack dissection repair device

Released on April 15, 2019

The FDA last week granted pre-market approval to the Tack endovascular repair device developed by…

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Digital Health

Anelto Health and AT&T tackle remote patient monitoring

Released on April 14, 2019

Ultimately, the goals of the remote patient monitoring solution are to …

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Surgery

NuVasive launches X360 lateral single-position surgery device

Released on April 12, 2019

NuVasive touted that because the system allows surgery to …

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FDA Approved Orthopedic

Stryker wins FDA PMA, launches Lifepak CR2 AED

Released on April 12, 2019

The newly launched Lifepak CR2 AED features new technology including …

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Biotech Funding

TissueTech raises $55m

Released on April 12, 2019

TissueTech said that it plans to use a $10 million of the proceeds to …

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Cardiology

Biotronik Is a Tougher Competitor in Stents with PK Papyrus

Released on April 12, 2019

Biotronik’s PK Papyrus might be paper thin – but …

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