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Oct 30, 2014
  Oxford Peformance Materials has received two 510(k) clearances for its novel and groundbreaking 3-D printed facial and cranial implants in the last 20...
Oct 22, 2014
Wearables technology is getting a lot of attention these days as many believe that healthcare can be reimagined with such devices. Earlier this week,...
Oct 21, 2014
  Armed with an earlier-than-expected approval from the FDA, Medtronic was hoping to wrest control of the transcatheter heart valve replacement market...
Oct 20, 2014
Medical device companies raised $585.6 million in the third quarter, up from $516.8 million in the same period of last year. That's according to the The...
Oct 16, 2014
Semiconductor giant Qualcomm has announced a $2.5 billion deal to acquire UK chipmaker CSR. CSR is a pioneer in Bluetooth technology and Bluetooth low energy...
Oct 15, 2014
  In search of top and bottom-line growth, medical technology companies have been trying to get bigger by merging with other players, divesting non-core...
Oct 13, 2014
  Samsung electronics has announced it is developing a 60GHz Wi-Fi that it says is five times faster than the current standard. While existing Wi-Fi...
Oct 07, 2014
A key trend in medtech today is the expansion of companies beyond their core role as technology providers into the position of hospital partners. Examples...
Oct 06, 2014
  In a year-end conference call in August, CareFusion CEO Kieran Gallahue hinted that the company was in line for a large acquisition—perhaps a tax...
Oct 06, 2014
Jose Almeida, CEO of Covidien, and Board Chairman, AdvaMed   A spate of reports from life science consulting companies in recent years has...