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  • Diagnostics
    The Quest for Simplicity and Connectivity

    The Quest for Simplicity and Connectivity

    Roche Diagnostics is focused on making life easier for hospital point-of-care coordinators.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 08.14.19

  • Materials | Testing
    Understanding Food-Grade vs. Biocompatibility for Medical Device Materials

    Understanding Food-Grade vs. Biocompatibility for Medical Device Materials

    Just because a material is food-safe in no way implies it is also biocompatible.
    Online Exclusives Dana Trousil, Medical NPI Team Lead, StarFish Medical 08.13.19

  • Cardiovascular | Surgical
    AtriCure to Buy SentreHEART for Up to $300M

    AtriCure to Buy SentreHEART for Up to $300M

    The acquisition expands addressable market opportunity and complements offerings for the treatment of atrial fibrillation.
    Business Wire 08.12.19


  • Packaging & Sterilization | Surgical
    Stryker to Acquire TSO3 Inc.

    Stryker to Acquire TSO3 Inc.

    TSO3 Inc. is an innovator in sterilization technology for medical devices in healthcare settings.
    PR Newswire 08.12.19

  • Cardiovascular | Digital Health | Software & IT | Surgical
    Gaming Through Surgery: Apps Prepare Clinicians for Challenging Cases

    Gaming Through Surgery: Apps Prepare Clinicians for Challenging Cases

    A video game app can be leveraged to introduce healthcare professionals to challenging procedures for a variety of clinical application areas.
    Online Exclusives Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 08.08.19

  • R&D & Design
    Medtech Innovation for the Kids

    Medtech Innovation for the Kids

    With pediatrics representing an underserved patient base when it comes to medtech solutions, a dedicated organization is seeking to change that.
    Online Exclusives Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 08.08.19


  • Surgical
    Glaukos to Buy Avedro

    Glaukos to Buy Avedro

    Expands the firm's pharmaceutical and device research, development, and clinical capabilities that enhance the ability to provide hybrid ophthalmic therapies.
    Business Wire 08.08.19

  • Cardiovascular | Surgical
    Siemens Acquires Corindus Vascular Robotics for $1.1B

    Siemens Acquires Corindus Vascular Robotics for $1.1B

    Siemens gains Corindus' technology platform for robotic-assisted coronary, peripheral, and neurovascular procedures.
    Business Wire 08.08.19

  • Patient Monitoring | Software & IT | Surgical
    Advanced Surgical Imaging Technologies Offer Critical Information and Improve Patient Safety

    Advanced Surgical Imaging Technologies Offer Critical Information and Improve Patient Safety

    New systems reduce exposure to radiation and improve the results of surgeries.
    Online Exclusives Pratik Kirve, Sr. Specialist—Content Writer, Allied Analytics LLP 08.07.19


  • Machining & Laser Processing | Molding
    How Medical Manufacturers Can Improve Indoor Air Quality

    How Medical Manufacturers Can Improve Indoor Air Quality

    Many of the standard activities from injection molding to welding and cutting can all reduce a facility’s air quality.
    Online Exclusives Megan Ray Nichols, Science Writer; Editor, Schooled By Science 08.07.19

  • Mike on Medtech: Beyond 510(k)/PMA—Breakthrough Devices Program

    Mike on Medtech: Beyond 510(k)/PMA—Breakthrough Devices Program

    Sean Fenske and Mike Drues discuss a relatively new program from the FDA—the Breakthrough Devices Program—and what it offers to medtech manufacturers.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 08.06.19

  • Cardiovascular
    Abbott Recalls Ellipse ICDs

    Abbott Recalls Ellipse ICDs

    The ICDs were recalled due to exposed aluminum wires that may prevent defibrillation therapy.
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration 08.05.19

  • Improving Point-of-Care Device Reliability and Usability

    Improving Point-of-Care Device Reliability and Usability

    New FlexStacker machine helps Preco Inc. meet customer demand for microfluidic products.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 08.05.19

  • Contract Manufacturing | Machining & Laser Processing
    Biomerics Merges with Northeast Laser & Electropolish

    Biomerics Merges with Northeast Laser & Electropolish

    NLE provides contract manufacturing, laser processing, machining, and metal finishing services to a wide range of medical device manufacturers.
    PR Newswire 08.02.19

  • Hillrom Acquires Breathe Technologies for $130M

    Hillrom Acquires Breathe Technologies for $130M

    Breathe is a developer and manufacturer of a patented wearable, non-invasive ventilation technology that supports improved patient mobility.
    PR Newswire 08.02.19

  • 3M Scores Major Win in Patient Warming Lawsuit

    3M Scores Major Win in Patient Warming Lawsuit

    Federal court dismisses thousands of lawsuits in multidistrict litigation against patient warming system.
    Business Wire 08.01.19

  • The 2019 Top 30 Global Medical Device Companies

    The 2019 Top 30 Global Medical Device Companies

    The lack of a significant megamerger in 2018 stood out in an industry that had become accustomed to annual blockbuster deals.
    Sean Fenske, Michael Barbella, & Sam Brusco, MPO Editorial Staff 07.30.19

  • Materials
    Beyond the Surface: Examining Coatings and Surface Treatment Options

    Beyond the Surface: Examining Coatings and Surface Treatment Options

    Advancements in coatings technologies enable greater benefits to manufacturers for their devices.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 07.30.19

  • Molding
    Time to Outsource Your Molding Needs?

    Time to Outsource Your Molding Needs?

    The advantages may make it worthwhile, but a company needs to understand the critical factors of the “make vs. buy” decision.
    Bob Bordignon, Vice President of Global Sales, MGS 07.30.19

  • Contract Manufacturing | Digital Health | Software & IT
    Connecting the Dots in Medical Device Outsourcing

    Connecting the Dots in Medical Device Outsourcing

    San Francisco is globally renowned for many things: The Golden Gate Bridge (its color, international orange, was actually a primer used to protect the steel during transit), Ghirardelli chocolate, the TransAmerica pyramid building, and the “Pai…
    MPO Staff 07.30.19