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Will CE Mark for Boston Sci's Lotus Edge Impact the TAVR Market?
Boston Scientific's next-generation Lotus Edge transcatheter aortic valve just earned CE Mark. What will the new valve mean for patients and TAVR market dynamics?
(September, 2016)
Gore Goes After Aortic Arch Disease
Gore starts its pivotal trial of the first device intended specifically to treat aortic arch disease in a less-invasive manner. 
(September, 2016)
Maker of ROCA Ovarian Cancer Test Suspends U.S. Sales
Following last week's safety communication from FDA about ovarian cancer screening tests, the maker of the ROCA Test announces it is voluntarily and temporarily suspending U.S. availability.
(September, 2016)
What's Behind FDA's Warning Against Ovarian Cancer Screening Tests?
FDA has recommended against the use of ovarian cancer screening tests. Why did the agency make this major statement?
(September, 2016)
St. Jude Medical Strikes Back
The cardiac device maker drops a lawsuit on Muddy Waters and MedSec that includes allegations of false statements and manipulation of the public markets.
(September, 2016)
In Today’s Medtech Job Market, Employees Hold the Upper Hand
Medtech is a healthy industry overall, but some areas of the business are expected to flourish rapidly. To prepare for this transformation, professionals need to play their cards right.
(September, 2016)
Medtech Salary Survey 2016
How does your salary compare with that of your medtech peers? Learn how you measure up with our annual Medtech Salary Survey.
(August, 2016)
Medtech Salary Survey 2016: Median Salary
Median SalaryThe median salary for a medtech professional in 2016 is $118,750.           Want more? Check out our free Medtech Salary Survey report, with breakdowns by job description.  
(August, 2016)
Medtech Salary Survey 2016: Median Salary by Company Size
Median Salary by Company SizeThe median salaries at the smallest and largest companies are higher than those at mid-sized companies.                   Want more? Check out our free Medtech Salary Survey report, with breakdowns by job descri...
(August, 2016)
Medtech Salary Survey 2016: Median Salary by Experience
Median Salary by ExperienceMedian salaries increase as medtech employees gain more experience.           Want more? Check out our free Medtech Salary Survey report, with breakdowns by job description.  
(August, 2016)
Medtech Salary Survey 2016: Median Salary by Gender
Median Salary by GenderThe gender gap remains in medtech as the median salary for women in the industry is significantly lower than that for men.            Want more? Check out our free Medtech Salary Survey report, with breakdowns by job description. 
(August, 2016)
Medtech Salary Survey 2016: Median Salary by Employees Supervised
Median Salary by Employees SupervisedMore responsibility pays off. Median salaries increase as medtech employees supervise more colleagues.           Want more? Check out our free Medtech Salary Survey report, with breakdowns by job description.  
(August, 2016)
Medtech Salary Survey 2016: Median Raise
Median RaiseMore than 75% of fulltime medtech employees reported receiving a raise over the past 12 months. The median raise among those respondents was 3%.           Want more? Check out our free Medtech Salary Survey report, with breakdowns by job description.&nb...
(August, 2016)
Medtech Salary Survey 2016: Median Bonus
Median BonusMore than two-thirds of full-time medtech employees reported getting a bonus over the past 12 months. The median bonus was $10,000.           Want more? Check out our free Medtech Salary Survey report, with breakdowns by job description. 
(August, 2016)
Medtech Salary Survey 2016: Median Hours Worked Per Week
Median Hours Worked Per WeekA typical medtech employee works 45 hours each week.           Want more? Check out our free Medtech Salary Survey report, with breakdowns by job description. 
(August, 2016)
Medtech Salary Survey 2016: Job Seeking Status
Job Seeking StatusMore than half of the surveyed medtech employees are not searching for a new job.           Want more? Check out our free Medtech Salary Survey report, with breakdowns by job description.  
(August, 2016)
Medtech Salary Survey 2016: Job Security
Job Security Almost 70% of the surveyed medtech employees say their job security has not changed over the past year. The remainder of the respondents are roughly split between feeling less secure now and more secure now.           Want more? Check out our free...
(August, 2016)
Medtech Salary Survey 2016: Job Satisfaction
Job SatisfactionA large majority of the medtech employees surveyed are satisfied with their positions. The average overall job satisfaction was 3.9 out of 5.           Want more? Check out our free Medtech Salary Survey report, with breakdowns by job description.&n...
(August, 2016)
Medtech Salary Survey 2016: Get More
Get More Get medtech salary breakdowns by job description for positions in general and corporate management, product design engineering, QA/QC, regulatory and legal affairs, R&D, and production and manufacturing. Access the free report here.           Chec...
(August, 2016)
Specific UDI 2018 Deadline Pushed Back
In an effort to avoid any major interruptions in device access, FDA has finalized guidance that will give device manufacturers more time to take legacy FDA identification numbers off of certain device labels.
(August, 2016)
ConsumerMed Connected Device Makers: Yay or Nay on FDA?
Connected consumer medical products have gone mainstream, but device makers are still taking different routes to market. Here's why some companies have sought out FDA oversight while others skip it. 
(August, 2016)
Could This Device Offer Faster Bleeding Control?
Arch Therapeutics' AC5 Topical Hemostatic Device was found to be safe and faster at controlling bleeding than standard treatment in a small trial. What makes this technology unique?
(August, 2016)
Concussion Devices First to Be Cleared in New FDA Category
FDA grants two ImPACT devices de novo clearance, making them the first devices cleared in the new Computerized Cognitive Assessment Aid for Concussion category. 
(August, 2016)
For Hospitals, Mobile Devices Are a Blessing and a Curse
Mobile communications platforms can help hospitals improve workflow, but they also pose risks for patient data, technology infrastructure, and medical devices. 
(August, 2016)
What an Intermediate-Risk Label Means for Sapien 3
FDA has just granted an expanded indication to intermediate-risk patients for Edwards Lifesciences' Sapien 3 transcatheter aortic valve. Here's what that might mean for the field of TAVR therapy.
(August, 2016)