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Gov. Deval Patrick's life sciences legacy looks at the life sciences legacy of former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick.

Weight loss: ReShape Medical's Duo balloon system looks to curb obesity

A Q&A with ReShape Medical CEO Richard Thompson on the company's cash pay procedure and how it can make a dent in obese patients.

DeviceTalks podcast: Masimo CEO Kiani

An interview with medtech entrepreneur Joe Kiani, CEO of Masimo Corp. and the founder of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, recorded at DeviceTalks West Nov. 19, 2014.

HeartFlow wins FDA OK for non-invasive FFR system

The FDA grants de novo clearance to HeartFlow's novel system for non-invasive measurement of fractional flow reserve, which CEO Dr. John Stevens calls "the gold standard" for diagnosing and treating coronary disease.

DeviceTalks podcast: B. Braun Medical CEO Caroll Neubauer on device tax, Obamaca

Caroll Neubauer, the CEO of B. Braun Medical, sits down for a wide-ranging interview on the hottest topics facing the medical device industry.

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NeuroMetrix tries Indiegogo for Quell OTC chronic pain device

March 5, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

Crowdfunding site Indiegogo is an unconventional marketing tool for the medical device world, but for NeuroMetrix it appears to have paid off.

NeuroMetrix tries Indiegogo for Quel OTC chronic pain device

Bankrupt NuOrtho Surgical looks to liquidate

March 5, 2015 by Val Kennedy

Fall River, Mass.-based NuOrtho Surgical declares bankruptcy and looks to liquidate its remaining assets to pay of its creditors, who include several former executives.

NuOrtho files for Chapter 7 liquidation

After a 7-year run Fall River, Mass.-based NuOrtho Surgical filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, listing liabilities of $4.74 million and assets of $287,117. Nearly 40 patents were also cited in the filing, some of which had been used as collateral. +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for March 5, 2015

March 5, 2015 by MassDevice

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Say hello to MassDevice +3, a bite-sized view of the top three medtech stories of the day. This feature of's coverage highlights our 3 biggest and most influential stories from the day's news to make sure you're up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry.


Big medtech gets behind gay marriage

March 5, 2015 by Brad Perriello

A bevy of large medical device companies signs on to an amicus brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize gay marriage.

Medtech titans get behind gay marriage

Australia halts trading in GI Dynamics shares

March 5, 2015 by Brad Perriello

GI Dynamics asks the Australian Stock Exchange to halt trading in shares of its stock pending an announcement from the weight loss device maker.

Australia halts trading in GI Dynamics shares

The Australian stock exchange today granted a request from GI Dynamics (ASX:GID) to halt trading in shares of its stock, pending a company announcement between now and March 9.

Updated: Matchmaking for medtech, Greenberg Traurig looks to bring companies together

March 5, 2015 by Brian Johnson

Law firm Greenberg Traurig, MassMEDIC and LB Ventures created Medtech Partnering Day with an eye on putting start-ups and medtech titans together in the same room.

Matchmaking for medtech: Greenberg Traurig looks to bring companies together

Editors note: This article originally ran Jan. 21, but the event was postponed due to snow in the Boston area. Greenberg Traurig is slated to host the next MedTech Partnering Day March 13 in its Boston office. Contact by March 11 to participate.

10 advantages of getting your device approved by FDA

March 5, 2015 by Andrew Ahn

Regdy blog's Andrew Ahn discusses the advantages of getting your device approved by FDA.

10 advantages of getting your device approved by FDA

Playing within the lines of non-medical wellness toys is fun, but lets get serious. If you want your product to be seriously meaningful with direct impact to saving lives through diagnosis and treatment, you should expand your medical technology into the world of medical devices and undergo the submission process with FDA. Here's why.

1. High Impact

FDA to hold robotics regulation workshop

March 5, 2015 by Val Kennedy

The FDA plans a public workshop on robotically-assisted surgical devices to solicit feedback on how the products should be regulated.

FDA to hold robotics regulation workshop

The FDA plans to hold a public workshop on robot-assisted surgical devices to get feedback on how such products should be regulated in the future.