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  • Diagnostics | Electronics
    Wisdom Tooth: Electronic Sensor Checks Saliva to Screen for Disease

    Wisdom Tooth: Electronic Sensor Checks Saliva to Screen for Disease

    Research team is developing biological sensors that would analyze saliva and send information electronically to doctors.
    Videos Washington University in St. Louis

  • Diagnostics | Patient Monitoring
    Specialized Examination Device Created for Doctors with Limited Mobility

    Specialized Examination Device Created for Doctors with Limited Mobility

    Device with long, flexible wire and camera at tip could replace traditional stethoscope or otoscope for disabled doctors.
    Videos Laurel Thomas, University of Michigan

  • FDA Releases Medical Device Safety Action Plan in Effort to Modernize Approach

    FDA Releases Medical Device Safety Action Plan in Effort to Modernize Approach

    Effort aims to enhance and modernize the FDA’s approach to medical device safety and innovation.
    Scott Gottlieb, M.D. 04.18.18


  • Surgical
    Single-Use Device Reprocessing Tailwinds and Headwinds

    Single-Use Device Reprocessing Tailwinds and Headwinds

    An examination of the factors impacting growth, or lack thereof, of reprocessing in the current healthcare environment.
    Online Exclusives Lars Thording, VP—Marketing & Public Affairs, Innovative Health 04.17.18

  • Cardiovascular | Surgical
    Boston Scientific Prevails In European Patent Dispute With Edwards

    Boston Scientific Prevails In European Patent Dispute With Edwards

    European Patent Office revokes Edwards Lifesciences '550 patent.
    PR Newswire 04.17.18

  • Diagnostics | Digital Health | Software & IT
    Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Market to Register Commendable 40 Percent CAGR Over 2017-2024

    Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Market to Register Commendable 40 Percent CAGR Over 2017-2024

    The U.S. is expected to be a lucrative growth avenue for this market.
    Online Exclusives Ojaswita Kutepatil, Global Market Insights Inc. 04.16.18


  • Surgical
    Glaukos Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Ivantis

    Glaukos Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Ivantis

    Lawsuit alleges Ivantis’ Hydrus Microstent device infringes Glaukos patents relating to certain core glaucoma technologies.
    Business Wire 04.16.18

  • Diagnostics
    Boston Scientific Acquires nVision Medical for Up to $275M

    Boston Scientific Acquires nVision Medical for Up to $275M

    Acquisition launches women's health focus on cancer and may lead to new diagnostic options for ovarian cancer.
    PR Newswire 04.16.18

  • Cardiovascular
    Defibrillator Add-On Pad Uses Needles to Help Restart the Heart

    Defibrillator Add-On Pad Uses Needles to Help Restart the Heart

    Rice bioengineering students develop add-on pad to make defibrillators more effective.
    Videos Mike Williams, Rice University


  • Testing
    FDA

    FDA's Expansion of 510(k) Program Seeks to End Predicate Testing for Some Devices

    Voluntary, modern 510(k) pathway may enable moderate risk devices to more efficiently demonstrate safety and effectiveness.
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration 04.13.18

  • Digital Health
    Finding Talent in Healthcare IoT

    Finding Talent in Healthcare IoT

    Recruiting top personnel is a challenge as companies compete with other medtech firms as well as other industries.
    Online Exclusives Abraham Penuelas, Director of Search, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain, Eastridge Workforce Solutions 04.12.18

  • Contract Manufacturing
    Transforming from Supplier to Partner

    Transforming from Supplier to Partner

    Supplier transitions from component provider to complete finished device assembly contract manufacturer.
    Online Exclusives Caroline Lee, Account Representative, Mintz & Hoke 04.11.18

  • Packaging & Sterilization
    Building a Better Package

    Building a Better Package

    A redesigned device package saved an OEM $10 million in material, production, and shipping costs.
    Online Exclusives Caroline Lee, Account Representative, Mintz & Hoke 04.11.18

  • Diagnostics | Patient Monitoring
    Health Imaging Maker Analogic to Be Privatized by Altaris in $1.1B Deal

    Health Imaging Maker Analogic to Be Privatized by Altaris in $1.1B Deal

    Analogic develops advanced imaging and real-time guidance technologies for medicine and airport security.
    GlobeNewswire 04.11.18

  • Tubing & Extrusion
    Mastering Matings: Reengineering the Enteral Feeding Luer Connector

    Mastering Matings: Reengineering the Enteral Feeding Luer Connector

    A new ISO standard for medical tubing connectors inspires one company to take on a leading role in development.
    Online Exclusives Caroline Lee, Account Representative, Mintz & Hoke 04.11.18

  • Surgical
    Olympus to Acquire Lithotripsy Systems from Cybersonics Inc.

    Olympus to Acquire Lithotripsy Systems from Cybersonics Inc.

    The dual action lithotripsy system currently manufactured by Cybersonics will now be part of Olympus’ urology competence.
    Olympus 04.10.18

  • Patient Monitoring | Surgical
    New Camera Gives Surgeons a

    New Camera Gives Surgeons a 'Butterfly's-Eye View' of Cancer

    A surgical camera inspired by the eye of the morpho butterfly sees infrared signals given off by tumor-binding dyes.
    Videos University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • SEC Charges The Eye Machine Device Company and Founder with Fraud

    SEC Charges The Eye Machine Device Company and Founder with Fraud

    The charges allege that the medical device company raised over $14 million between 2014 and 2017 in unregistered offering.
    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 04.06.18

  • CVS Enters Home Dialysis Market with New Device

    CVS Enters Home Dialysis Market with New Device

    Company's unique enterprise assets can help improve patient outcomes and control costs.
    CVS Health 04.06.18

  • India’s New Medical Devices Rules

    India’s New Medical Devices Rules

    The country’s MDR has eight provisions every manufacturer should know if interested in doing business in India.
    Blake E. Wilson and Shilpa Prem, Hogan Lovells 04.03.18