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MD+DI's Most Popular Content in June 2013

Here's a list of the articles that resonated with our readers this month.

June 28, 2013

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MD+DI's Most Popular Content in June 2013

Here's a list of the articles that resonated with our readers this month.

MDEA 2013 Winners 
The winners of the Medical Design Excellence Awards competition, sponsored by MD+DI, were announced earlier this month at the MD&M East conference and exposition in Philadelphia.

10 People Who Changed the Medtech Industry
We highlighted the people who have had a lasting impact on the medical device industry—for better or worse.

Widespread Layoffs Leave MedTech Professionals Shaky on Job Security
Sizable layoffs this year from the likes of Medtronic, Boston Scientific, and Abbott Vascular, among others, have undeniably rattled the medical device industry. But to what degree?

Will Masimo's Million-Dollar Gamble Pay Off? Covidien Doesn't Think So
Masimo has raised the stakes in its escalating pulse oximetry-focused feud with competitor Covidien. And the game is beginning to get interesting.

The Asia-Pacific Medtech Market Will Grow 10% Over the Next 3 Years, Mostly in Cardio
The Asia Pacific market is valued at $55 billion, about a quarter of the total $230 billion medtech market.

The Medical Device Market in China
Demand for quality healthcare from a growing middle class and aging population will continue to create opportunities for medtech entrepreneurs.

MDEA 2013 Coverage
Full coverage of the Medical Design Excellence Awards, the premier awards program honoring advancements in medical product design and engineering.

CEO of American Medical Device Company Held Hostage in China
Chip Starnes was held captive for six days by workers at Specialty Medical Devices’ Beijing factory who were demanding severance packages. 

T:Slim Insulin Pump from Tandem Diabetes Wins MDEA Readers' Choice Award
Apple-inspired design, including a color touchscreen, helped the Tandem Diabetes' product come out on top in our Readers' Choice poll. 

Boston Scientific, Other Employers Win As Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act
Boston Scientific was among more than 270 employers who filed an amicus brief arguing that DOMA should be ruled unconstitutional. The Supreme Court struck down the law on June 26, 2013. 

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