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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 transactions...
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...
Jan 26, 2015
The Food and Drug Administration has a dual mission to ensure the safety and efficacy of products. But as the healthcare industry is being reconfigured to...
Jan 16, 2015
When it comes to emerging markets, revenue from India is a drop in the bucket for medical device maker Medtronic. In late November, Omar Ishrak, the company's...
Jan 14, 2015
A Minnesota medical device company announced Wednesday that the FDA has approved its neuromodulation therapy, noting that the device is the first the agency...
Dec 19, 2014
Royal Philips made a splash earlier this week in announcing that it is buying California-based imaging firm Volcano for $1.2 billion. While that is good news...
Dec 18, 2014
  By Arundhati Parmar  3-D printing has made waves in the healthcare field recently. You have the 20-year-old engineering student in Nairobi who made...