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Mar 31, 2015
Marie Thibault A pair of studies published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine found that intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) therapy did not improve mortality...
Mar 30, 2015
Marie Thibault Spending on quality functions at medical device companies has increased over the past three years, according to the results of a recent...
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...