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  • Packaging & Sterilization | Surgical
    Key Surgical Buys Encompas Unlimited to Expand Endoscopy Offering

    Key Surgical Buys Encompas Unlimited to Expand Endoscopy Offering

    Encompas is the second acquisition Key Surgical has completed since it merged with Interlock Medizintechnik GmbH last year.
    PR Newswire 07.12.18

  • Gerresheimer AG to Acquire Sensile Medical

    Gerresheimer AG to Acquire Sensile Medical

    Sensile Medical is a Swiss medical technology company in the field of Large Volume Injectors.
    Business Wire 07.12.18

  • ReCor Medical Sold to Otsuka Holdings

    ReCor Medical Sold to Otsuka Holdings

    Created in 2009 by Sofinnova Partners, the firm specializes in the treatment of hypertension.
    Business Wire 07.10.18


  • Diagnostics
    Detection Kit Predicts Child

    Detection Kit Predicts Child's Risk of Type 1 Diabetes

    Breakthrough lab-on-a-chip technology offers hope for early diagnosis.
    Videos RMIT University

  • Diagnostics | Materials
    Fluorescent Patch Boosts Brightness in Diagnostic Tests

    Fluorescent Patch Boosts Brightness in Diagnostic Tests

    Metal nanostructures increase the fluorescence intensity by 100 times in these diagnostic tests.
    Videos Washington University in St. Louis

  • Surgical
    BD Acquires TVA Medical to Advance Chronic Kidney Disease Solutions

    BD Acquires TVA Medical to Advance Chronic Kidney Disease Solutions

    TVA Medical's everlinQ endoAVF System also received FDA De Novo marketing authorization.
    PR Newswire 07.09.18


  • Diagnostics
    Nox Medical Gains Permanent Injunction Against Natus Neurology

    Nox Medical Gains Permanent Injunction Against Natus Neurology

    Natus is now prohibited from making, using, selling or offering XactTrace Single Use Pre-Sized RIP Belt in the U.S.
    PR Newswire 07.09.18

  • Surgical
    Bovie Medical to Sell Core Electrosurgical Business to Symmetry Surgical for $97M

    Bovie Medical to Sell Core Electrosurgical Business to Symmetry Surgical for $97M

    Allows the company to further focus on the commercialization of its J-Plasma/Renuvion Cosmetic Technology.
    Business Wire 07.09.18

  • Diagnostics
    Swallowed Sensor Sends Signal if You’re Sick

    Swallowed Sensor Sends Signal if You’re Sick

    The capsule carries genetically engineered bacteria that sense specific substances in the gut.
    Videos Newswise


  • Contract Manufacturing
    10 Tips for a Successful Contract Manufacturing Relationship

    10 Tips for a Successful Contract Manufacturing Relationship

    This advice is intended to make identifying and communicating with a manufacturing partner less challenging.
    Online Exclusives Barbara Tischart, Vice President of Marketing and Communications, SMC Ltd. 07.05.18

  • Boston Scientific to Acquire Cryterion Medical

    Boston Scientific to Acquire Cryterion Medical

    Company to expand atrial fibrillation ablation therapy offerings with innovative cryoballoon platform.
    PR Newswire 07.05.18

  • Mike on Medtech: 15 Tips for Getting New Products Through FDA

    Mike on Medtech: 15 Tips for Getting New Products Through FDA

    Mike Drues provides insight to Sean Fenske on what he's learned about getting devices through the FDA over the last 15 years.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 07.03.18

  • Novartis to Spinoff Alcon

    Novartis to Spinoff Alcon

    Alcon strategic review concludes 100 percent spinoff in best interest of shareholders and consistent with Novartis’ focus.
    Novartis 07.02.18

  • Contract Manufacturing | Digital Health | Electronics | R&D & Design
    Electronics Integration into Disposable and Single-Use Medical Devices

    Electronics Integration into Disposable and Single-Use Medical Devices

    A number of critical factors need to be considered in order to ensure a successful implementation.
    Online Exclusives Rick Walker, GM Product Design and Development, & Meredith Canty, Director Drug Delivery Systems, at SMC Ltd. 06.29.18

  • Diagnostics
    Bio-Techne Buys Exosome Diagnostics for Up to $575M

    Bio-Techne Buys Exosome Diagnostics for Up to $575M

    Currently Exosome Diagnostics markets a urine-based test to assist physicians in determining the need for a prostate biopsy.
    PR Newswire 06.27.18

  • GE CEO Lays Out Plans for Company

    GE CEO Lays Out Plans for Company's Future: Healthcare to Become Standalone Business

    Separating GE Healthcare will allow the company to invest in innovation and pursue their own growth strategies.
    Tomas Kellner, GE Reports 06.26.18

  • Surgical
    Stryker to Acquire Surgical Smoke Evacuation Firm SafeAir AG

    Stryker to Acquire Surgical Smoke Evacuation Firm SafeAir AG

    SafeAir's smoke evacuation products help reduce staff and patient exposure to hazards associated with surgical smoke.
    Stryker Corporation 06.26.18

  • Patient Monitoring
    Draeger Medical Recalls Jaundice Meters Over Misinterpretation of Display Messages

    Draeger Medical Recalls Jaundice Meters Over Misinterpretation of Display Messages

    Jaundice Meter JM-103 and JM-105 models are used to measure bilirubin in newborn infants.
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration 06.25.18

  • Patient Monitoring
    FDA OKs Medtronic

    FDA OKs Medtronic's 'Artificial Pancreas' for Children Ages 7-13

    The pediatric indication expands access to the hybrid closed loop system to type 1 diabetes patients 7 and older.
    Videos Medtronic

  • Machining & Laser Processing | Tubing & Extrusion
    Resonetics Acquires Medelec, a Swiss Precision Metal Tubing and Medical Components Firm

    Resonetics Acquires Medelec, a Swiss Precision Metal Tubing and Medical Components Firm

    Medelec offers tubing fabrication from flat stock, laser cutting and welding, and CNC machining capabilities.
    Resonetics 06.21.18