M&A Orthopedic

Halma acquires NovaBone Products and FireMate

Released on January 27, 2020

27 January 2020 Halma, the global group of life-saving technology companies, has made two acquisitions to join its Medical and Infrastructure […]

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Cardiology CE Mark

Imricor Medical Systems ablation catheter wins CE mark

Released on January 27, 2020

Imricor Medical Systems today said it won CE mark approval for its Vision-MR Ablation Catheter and Vision-MR Dispersive Electrode. “We are absolutely […]

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Cardiology Diagnostics Digital Health

New 510(k) boosts iRhythm, Verily efforts for AFib screening

Released on January 26, 2020

The latest 510(k) clearance for the Verily Study Watch will further the efforts of the Google sister company and iRhythm Technologies (NSDQ:IRTC)  to […]

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FDA Approved Neuro

Abbott receives expanded indication from FDA for directional DBS to treat Parkinson’s disease

Released on January 25, 2020

Abbott has announced it received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a new, expanded indication for the […]

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Neuro

LIVE from NANS: BurstDR stimulation reduces negative psychological effects associated with chronic pain

Released on January 25, 2020

New quality of life and functional improvement data from both the BOLD and TRIUMP studies echo the benefits of the Proclaim […]

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Neuro Spine

LIVE from NANS: 10kHz spinal cord stimulation deemed safe and effective for treatment of chronic pelvic pain

Released on January 25, 2020

Data from a prospective, multicentre trial examining high-frequency spinal cord stimulation (SCS) at 10kHz for the treatment of chronic pelvic pain […]

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Cardiology Structural Heart

Edwards Lifesciences stock takes a hit on TAVR report

Released on January 24, 2020

Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW) shares are recovering a bit today — a day after the stock took a nearly 5% slide after a […]

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Cardiology FDA Approved

FDA grants Medtronic an IDE to study new tech for ablating heart tissue

Released on January 24, 2020

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) announced today that it won FDA approval to move forward with an investigational device exemption trial to evaluate the safety […]

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Drug-delivery M&A

Smith & Nephew acquires Tusker Medical

Released on January 24, 2020

Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN) today said it acquired Tusker Medical for an undisclosed amount. Tusker Medical develops the Tula System, which is […]

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Robotics Surgery

Intuitive eyes new surgery types as competitive pressure looms

Released on January 24, 2020

Dive Brief: Intuitive’s top 2020 goals include increasing U.S. use of its da Vinci robot in hernia repairs, colorectal procedures and […]

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Cardiology MedTech Structural Heart

Moody’s predicts cardiology tech to outpace rest of medical devices, driven by TAVR

Released on January 24, 2020

Dive Brief: Moody’s Investors Service expects revenues from cardiology technologies to outperform the wider medtech sector, thanks in part to rising […]

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FDA Cleared Patient Monitoring Sensors

FDA clears smart inhaler cap from Cognita Labs

Released on January 23, 2020

Santa Ana, California-based startup Cognita Labs has won FDA clearance for its first device, a smart cap for inhalers used by […]

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