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  • Medtech Materials Exclusive eBook

    Medtech Materials Exclusive eBook

    An Examination of the Trends and Considerations Impacting the Building Blocks of Today's Medical Device Innovations
    06.19.18

  • Theranos Founder, Former Chief Operating Officer Charged With Alleged Wire Fraud

    Theranos Founder, Former Chief Operating Officer Charged With Alleged Wire Fraud

    Pair accused of perpetrating multi-million dollar schemes to defraud investors, doctors, and patients.
    U.S. Department of Justice 06.18.18

  • 3D/Additive Manufacturing | Molding
    Injection Molder Weighs in on 3D Printing Technology 

    Injection Molder Weighs in on 3D Printing Technology 

    A commentary on the relationship between the two processes and roles for each within medical device manufacturing.
    Online Exclusives John Budreau, Director of New Business Development, PTI Engineered Plastics 06.18.18


  • Cardiovascular | Patient Monitoring
    Philips Acquires Remote Diagnostic Technologies to Bolster Therapeutic Care Business

    Philips Acquires Remote Diagnostic Technologies to Bolster Therapeutic Care Business

    RDT complements Philips' monitoring and therapeutic products with a product range for ambulances and emergency responders.
    Philips 06.18.18

  • Goodbye, Varian! Sirtex Accepts Chinese Firm

    Goodbye, Varian! Sirtex Accepts Chinese Firm's $1.4 Billion Counter Bid

    Australia has recently been an alluring region for Chinese investment in healthcare.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 06.15.18

  • J&J Accepts $2.1 Billion Binding Offer for Its LifeScan Business

    J&J Accepts $2.1 Billion Binding Offer for Its LifeScan Business

    Deal is expected to close by the end of the year.
    Johnson & Johnson 06.13.18


  • Acelity Acquires Crawford Healthcare to Significantly Expand Wound Care Portfolio

    Acelity Acquires Crawford Healthcare to Significantly Expand Wound Care Portfolio

    Transaction adds complementary key product platforms, significant commercial scale, and R&D expertise to Acelity.
    Business Wire 06.11.18

  • Diagnostics
    Simple Blood Test Can Determine Risk of Premature Birth

    Simple Blood Test Can Determine Risk of Premature Birth

    Measuring RNA fragments in a pregnant woman’s blood gives a reliable estimate of the baby’s due date.
    Videos Erin Digitale, Pediatrics Science Writer, Stanford Medicine

  • 3D/Additive Manufacturing | Surgical
    Fake Kidneys Guide the Way for

    Fake Kidneys Guide the Way for 'Impossible' Cancer Surgery

    Surgeons created five replicas (which bleed like real organs) and conducted full rehearsals in the operating room.
    Videos University of Rochester Medical Center


  • Packaging & Sterilization | Surgical
    Fortive Bids $2.7 Billion for J&J

    Fortive Bids $2.7 Billion for J&J's Advanced Sterilization Products Business

    The business is complementary to Fortive’s expertise in highly regulated critical customer workflows.
    Business Wire 06.07.18

  • Cardiovascular | Diagnostics | Surgical
    Philips Expands Image-Guided Therapy Portfolio with $292M EPD Solutions Buy

    Philips Expands Image-Guided Therapy Portfolio with $292M EPD Solutions Buy

    EPD Solutions is a developer of image-guided procedures for cardiac arrhythmias.
    Royal Philips 06.06.18

  • Cardiovascular | Contract Manufacturing | Surgical
    Biomerics Acquires Catheter Maker FutureMatrix Interventional

    Biomerics Acquires Catheter Maker FutureMatrix Interventional

    Combining FMI with Biomerics' medical device business increases its presence in the minimally invasive interventional market.
    PR Newswire 06.05.18

  • Cardiovascular
    Medtronic Recalls HeartWare HVAD System Over Electrical Issue

    Medtronic Recalls HeartWare HVAD System Over Electrical Issue

    An interruption may occur in the electrical connection between the system’s power source and HVAD controller.
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration 06.05.18

  • Medtech Manufacturing Solutions eBook

    Medtech Manufacturing Solutions eBook

    Providing the Tools to Ensure Success is a Highly Regulated Industry
    06.05.18

  • Cardiovascular
    15 Years of Consi-stent Medtech Progress

    15 Years of Consi-stent Medtech Progress

    Though merely 15 years ago, given the breakneck pace of innovation these days, 2003 seems a world away in terms of science and technology. It was the year the Concorde supersonic jet made its final flight; the year Kodak released the first digital ca…
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 06.04.18

  • Digital Health
    What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been…

    What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been…

    Who could have predicted all the changes we have seen in medtech in the 15 years since 2003? In 2003, pacemakers were only used in cardiology. Since then, modifications of early pacemaker technology have erupted into the neurostimulation market. In M…
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 06.04.18

  • 3D/Additive Manufacturing | Surgical
    Top 5 of the Past 15: Moments that Shifted, Shaped, or Shook the Medical Device Industry

    Top 5 of the Past 15: Moments that Shifted, Shaped, or Shook the Medical Device Industry

    You don’t have to be a Greek philosopher to understand the only constant is change; we see it every day in our personal and professional lives. The medical device business is driven by disruptive change fueled by our commitment to continually d…
    Dawn A. Lissy, President & Founder, Empirical 06.04.18

  • Diagnostics | Materials | Patient Monitoring
    Diabetes Management and the Role of Adhesives

    Diabetes Management and the Role of Adhesives

    Diabetes management has come a long way over the past few decades. The disease that used to require patients to visit their doctor’s office on a weekly basis for glucose readings can now be continuously monitored on-the-go in the office or at h…
    Del R. Lawson, Ph.D., R&D manager, Critical and Chronic Care Solutions Division, 3M 06.04.18

  • Digital Health
    Mobile Medical Applications: The Regulatory Framework in the U.S. and the EU

    Mobile Medical Applications: The Regulatory Framework in the U.S. and the EU

    The medical device market is one of the largest industries in the healthcare sector, which has seen significant growth in the last 15 years. Harnessing the benefits of the digital revolution and medical technology, the industry is in a state of conti…
    Sudeep Kolluri, Solutioning Lead, Freyr 06.04.18

  • Packaging & Sterilization
    How the Right Logistics and Repair Vendor Can Drive Supply Chain Value

    How the Right Logistics and Repair Vendor Can Drive Supply Chain Value

    Over 80 percent of medical device companies in the United States have fewer than 50 employees, and the majority of those people are innovators and entrepreneurs, not logisticians or technicians. Once a new product hits the market, the manufacturers a…
    Matthew Riehl, General Manager, Columbus GSC, Flash Global 06.04.18