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Mar 26, 2015
Marie Thibault Olympus America Inc. today released its new, validated reprocessing procedures for its TJF-Q180V duodenoscope. The higher-level disinfection...
Mar 26, 2015
Marie Thibault Griping about FDA approval times has long been a favorite pastime of medical device executives, but if 2014 is any evidence, that complaint...
Mar 25, 2015
More younger Americans are choosing to get their hips replaced, even whille paradoxically fewer physicians are performing them. Those are the results of a new...
Mar 25, 2015
Marie Thibault Over the last couple years, there have been numerous attempts to get rid of the 2.3% medical device excise tax. With the Republican-controlled...
Mar 24, 2015
President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative has some diagnostics industry leaders excited for the future—and for good reason. Tacked on to the...
Mar 02, 2015
  Arundhati Parmar    Large deals in the medical device world rarely perform well, but that isn't stopping the occurrence of mega deals. Two...
Feb 13, 2015
Arundhati Parmar A new center at the VA in Pittsburgh Healthcare System - Center for Medical Product End-user Testing - has been established to perform...
Feb 10, 2015
Arundhati Parmar In October, C.R. Bard won FDA approval to commercialize the nation's first drug-coated angiplasty balloon catheter to treat patients with...
Feb 06, 2015
  "I am not currently looking for money." It's not very often that you hear an entrepreneur - a first-time entrepreneur to boot - declare that...
Feb 04, 2015
In 2013, sales of the novel transcatheter aortic valve replacement device from Edwards Lifesciences disappointed quarter after quarter leading MD+DI to put...