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  • FDA OKs First Generic Version of EpiPen

    FDA OKs First Generic Version of EpiPen

    Teva Pharmaceuticals USA gained approval to market its generic epinephrine auto-injector in 0.3 mg and 0.15 mg strengths.
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration 08.17.18

  • Quality Nightmares #39: The Plant

    Quality Nightmares #39: The Plant

    Quality Nightmares offers a humorous look at the challenges faced by medtech professionals.
    MasterControl 08.16.18

  • Magnolia Medical Countersues Kurin for False & Misleading Advertising, Unfair Competition

    Magnolia Medical Countersues Kurin for False & Misleading Advertising, Unfair Competition

    Alleges mischaracterization of clinical data and functionality of device.
    PR Newswire 08.16.18


  • Cardiovascular
    A Review of the Heart Rhythm Society 2018 Conference

    A Review of the Heart Rhythm Society 2018 Conference

    The event offers a snapshot of what’s happening in the electrophysiology and AF ablation sector.
    Online Exclusives Lars Thording, VP, Marketing & Public Affairs, Innovative Health 08.16.18

  • Cardiovascular | Surgical
    AngioDynamics Acquires BioSentry Sealant; Provides Update on Bard Antitrust Lawsuit

    AngioDynamics Acquires BioSentry Sealant; Provides Update on Bard Antitrust Lawsuit

    Enhancements made to its Oncology business; favorable U.S. District Court ruling impacts its Vascular Access business.
    AngioDynamics 08.15.18

  • Digital Health | Patient Monitoring | Software & IT
    FDA Green Lights First Digital Birth Control App

    FDA Green Lights First Digital Birth Control App

    The Natural Cycles app is driven by a smart algorithm that accurately maps a woman's daily fertility.
    PR Newswire 08.14.18


  • Cardiovascular | Neurological
    First FDA-Approved Study of Focused Ultrasound to Open Blood-Brain Barrier

    First FDA-Approved Study of Focused Ultrasound to Open Blood-Brain Barrier

    Brain's protective network of blood vessels impedes cancer-fighting drugs from reaching tumors.
    Videos University of Maryland Medical Center

  • Diagnostics | Surgical
    Global Endoscopy Industry to Surpass $40 Billion by 2024

    Global Endoscopy Industry to Surpass $40 Billion by 2024

    The endoscopy market will be defined by extensive R&D programs and the expansion of minimally invasive surgical procedures.
    Online Exclusives Sunil Hebbalkar, Global Market Insights 08.13.18

  • Cardiovascular | Neurological | Surgical | Testing
    Active Implantable Medical Device Testing: What You Need to Know

    Active Implantable Medical Device Testing: What You Need to Know

    Both the implanted product and non-implantable supporting equipment require testing and evaluation to specific standards.
    Online Exclusives William Stearns, Associate Senior Engineer, Intertek 08.13.18


  • Mike on Medtech: Breakthrough Designation Program

    Mike on Medtech: Breakthrough Designation Program

    Sean Fenske and Mike Drues discuss the FDA's Breakthrough Designation Program and address common questions.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 08.10.18

  • Diagnostics | Surgical
    Soft, Miniature Multi-Functional Robots Could Offer Medical Solutions

    Soft, Miniature Multi-Functional Robots Could Offer Medical Solutions

    A new approach for fabricating soft materials at the millimeter scale paves the way to flexible medical microrobots.
    Videos Benjamin Boettner, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering

  • Cardiovascular | Surgical
    Boston Scientific to Acquire VENITI for $108M

    Boston Scientific to Acquire VENITI for $108M

    Acquisition to bolster company's Venous Therapies portfolio within Peripheral Interventions Division.
    PR Newswire 08.08.18

  • Varian Buys humediQ to Expand Motion Management Portfolio

    Varian Buys humediQ to Expand Motion Management Portfolio

    Varian gains an automated patient identification, positioning, and motion management system for radiation therapy.
    PR Newswire 08.07.18

  • Surgical
    OmniGuide to Acquire Surgical Laser Products Maker Lisa Laser

    OmniGuide to Acquire Surgical Laser Products Maker Lisa Laser

    OmniGuide adds laser hardware units, laser fibers, endoscopes, and laser assisted surgery accessories to its portfolio.
    Business Wire 08.07.18

  • Packaging & Sterilization
    Cantel Medical Acquires Stericycle

    Cantel Medical Acquires Stericycle's Controlled Environmental Solutions Business

    Addition of cleanroom business enhances and strengthens Cantel's portfolio of infection prevention solutions.
    Cantel Medical 08.06.18

  • Diagnostics
    Hologic to Acquire Digital Specimen Radiography Firm Faxitron Bioptics for $85M

    Hologic to Acquire Digital Specimen Radiography Firm Faxitron Bioptics for $85M

    Deal broadens Hologic's Breast Health portfolio and expands company's role in breast health care.
    PR Newswire 08.01.18

  • Diagnostics
    Fujifilm Found to Infringe on Hologic

    Fujifilm Found to Infringe on Hologic's Mammography Patents

    Asserted patents pertain to x-ray mammography with tomosynthesis and other related mammography technologies.
    PR Newswire 07.31.18

  • Surgical
    FDA Warns Consumers about Laser Devices Marketed for

    FDA Warns Consumers about Laser Devices Marketed for 'Vaginal Rejuvenation'

    FDA found numerous cases of vaginal burns, scarring, pain during sexual intercourse, and recurring or chronic pain.
    Scott Gottlieb, M.D., Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration 07.31.18

  • Strategic Refocusing

    Strategic Refocusing

    What was I just saying in my Letter last issue? The more things change…? Well, it holds true going forward in this issue too—our annual Top Companies report. This expansive offering provides an in-depth look at the happenings within the…
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 07.27.18

  • The 2018 Top 30 Global Medical Device Companies

    The 2018 Top 30 Global Medical Device Companies

    M&A, chief executive changes & emerging market growth helped shape the 2017 fiscal performances of the industry’s top firms.
    07.26.18