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  • Digital Health | Software & IT
    Philips Buys Capsule Technologies in $635M Deal

    Philips Buys Capsule Technologies in $635M Deal

    Capsule offers vendor-neutral Medical Device Information Platform with an SaaS business model.
    GlobeNewswire 01.19.21

  • Surgical
    Medtech Matters: Surgeons Scrubbing In Virtually

    Medtech Matters: Surgeons Scrubbing In Virtually

    MPO's Sean Fenske speaks with Dr. Nadine Hachach-Haram of Proximie about her company’s ability to bring surgeons to the table remotely.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 01.19.21

  • CMS Expedites Breakthrough Device Access; Industry Applauds

    CMS Expedites Breakthrough Device Access; Industry Applauds

    New rule creates an accelerated Medicare coverage pathway for innovative products that the FDA deems ‘breakthrough.’
    MPO Staff 01.13.21


  • Electronics
    Meeting Critical Ventilator Product Requirements Amid Pandemic

    Meeting Critical Ventilator Product Requirements Amid Pandemic

    One supplier serves as a case study in how to service OEMs during potentially catastrophic disruptions to the supply chain.
    Online Exclusives Sven Richter, Vice President Analytical & Medical, Fluid Control & Pneumatics, Emerson 01.13.21

  • Surgical
    Medtech Matters: Talking Robotic Surgery with Zimmer Biomet

    Medtech Matters: Talking Robotic Surgery with Zimmer Biomet

    MPO's Sean Fenske speaks with Liane Teplitsky of Zimmer Biomet about the firm’s efforts in robotic surgery and its Rosa System.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 01.12.21

  • Patient Monitoring
    Itamar Medical Acquires Spry Health Tech, Assets

    Itamar Medical Acquires Spry Health Tech, Assets

    Leverages Spry’s technology to bring to market first device for continuous remote patient monitoring of sleep apnea.
    GlobeNewswire 01.12.21


  • Packaging & Sterilization
    STERIS to Buy Cantel Medical for $4.6B

    STERIS to Buy Cantel Medical for $4.6B

    Complementary to STERIS’s product and service portfolio, focused on infection prevention.
    GlobeNewswire 01.12.21

  • Materials
    Momentive Performance Materials Acquires KCC Corp.’s Silicones Business

    Momentive Performance Materials Acquires KCC Corp.’s Silicones Business

    Further strengthens its global capabilities in advanced silicones.
    PRNewswire 01.11.21

  • Mike on Medtech: CDRH 2021 Priorities

    Mike on Medtech: CDRH 2021 Priorities

    Mike Drues and Sean Fenske discuss several of the priorities the agency has been talking about recently and why they are important.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 01.08.21


  • Chronic Disease | Diagnostics
    Hologic to Buy Cancer Test Maker Biotheranostics for $230M

    Hologic to Buy Cancer Test Maker Biotheranostics for $230M

    Accelerates Hologic’s entry into the oncology growth market, provides new lab capabilities.
    Business Wire 01.06.21

  • Cardiovascular | Electronics
    Medtech Matters: A Non-Contact ECG Sensor

    Medtech Matters: A Non-Contact ECG Sensor

    MPO's Sean Fenske speaks with Dr. Jesse Wheeler of Draper about the R&D organization’s project involving non-contact ECG monitoring.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 01.05.21

  • Dentsply Sirona Acquires Byte

    Dentsply Sirona Acquires Byte

    Adds scale to its clear aligner business and strengthens its connection with dental professionals.
    Dentsply Sirona 01.04.21

  • Diagnostics
    Decision Diagnostics CEO Charged in COVID-19 Fraud Scheme

    Decision Diagnostics CEO Charged in COVID-19 Fraud Scheme

    Falsely claimed the company developed a 15-second test to detect COVID-19 in a finger prick sample of blood.
    United States Department of Justice 01.04.21

  • Hologic Acquires Somatex

    Hologic Acquires Somatex

    Expands Hologic’s portfolio of breast health solutions addressing the full continuum of care.
    Business Wire 01.04.21

  • Philips Buys BioTelemetry for $2.8 Billion

    Philips Buys BioTelemetry for $2.8 Billion

    With 2019 sales of $439 million, BioTelemetry annually monitors over 1 million cardiac patients remotely.
    Royal Philips 12.18.20

  • Impact of COVID-19 on the Medtech Supply Chain

    Impact of COVID-19 on the Medtech Supply Chain

    Agility, reliability, and resiliency all describe objectives of a company’s supply chain management system.
    Online Exclusives Joe McBeth, Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Jabil 12.16.20

  • PTC to Acquire SaaS PLM Leader Arena Solutions

    PTC to Acquire SaaS PLM Leader Arena Solutions

    PTC reaffirms its cash flow targets for fiscal year 2021.
    PR Newswire 12.16.20

  • Integra to Buy ACell for up to $400M

    Integra to Buy ACell for up to $400M

    Adds proprietary technology platform, complementary products to grow Integra’s regenerative portfolio.
    GlobeNewswire 12.16.20

  • Mike on Medtech: Communicating with the FDA

    Mike on Medtech: Communicating with the FDA

    Mike Drues and Sean Fenske discuss methods of communicating with the agency and share best practices for doing so.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 12.15.20

  • Surgical
    Olympus Adds 3D, IR, Novel Light Tech to MIS Imaging Platform

    Olympus Adds 3D, IR, Novel Light Tech to MIS Imaging Platform

    Expanded VISERA ELITE II surgical imaging capabilities may help reduce costs, improve efficiency.
    Videos Olympus