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May 05, 2016
Marie Thibault Putting to rest some speculation about what the initiative’s future will be, a CMS leader confirmed today that the Parallel Review program will...
May 05, 2016
Marie Thibault HeartWare's MVAD, shown here in a photo taken before the CE Mark trial was halted, is undergoing bench testing. MVAD, HeartWare’s next-...
May 03, 2016
Marie Thibault Medtronic's Visia AF MRI SureScan and Visia AF single-chamber ICDs received FDA approval. FDA has approved a two-for-one technology, the Visia...
May 02, 2016
Marie Thibault Bundled payments for joint replacements became a reality for hundreds of hospitals across the country with the April 1 implementation of CMS's...
Apr 29, 2016
Marie Thibault Dexcom has long envisioned a future where patients with diabetes don't need confirmatory fingersticks to make decisions about their treatment....
Apr 28, 2016
Marie Thibault It's only April, but it's turning out to be a year of big acquisitions for Abbott.  Abbott's management team wasn't kidding when it told...
Apr 27, 2016
Marie Thibault The digital medicine combination of Proteus Digital Health's ingestible sensors and Otsuka Pharmaceutical's Abilify drug was the subject of an...
Apr 26, 2016
Marie Thibault Boston Scientific's Accolade MRI and Essentio MRI pacemakers, as well as the Ingevity MRI pacing leads received FDA approval.  FDA...
Apr 25, 2016
Marie Thibault Congress has focused in recent years on easing the regulatory burden for medical device makers. But since reimbursement hurdles often outweigh...
Apr 25, 2016
Supporters of both companies in the final round of our Medtech Startup Showdown came out to vote for their favorite medtech startup. There were 489 total...