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Medtronic, Lifetech expand China pacemaker deal

July 28, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic and Lifetech Scientific expand their deal to co-produce pacemakers for the Chinese market.

Medtronic, Lifetech expand China pacemaker deal

Welch Allyn leads $7M round for Cardiac Insight

July 22, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A $7 million funding round for Cardiac Insight, 1st reported by MassDevice.com, was led by Welch Allyn and includes exclusive global distribution rights, the companies said yesterday.

Welch Allyn leads $7M round for Cardiac Insight

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Study links St. Jude's Medical's Riata lead externalizations to electrical failures

July 17, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A Danish study of St. Jude Medical's recalled Riata and Riata ST defibrillator leads suggests that the externalization problem that led to the recall worsens over time and is linked to "electrical abnormalities."

Study links St. Jude's Medical's Riata lead externalizations to electrical failures

Analyst: St. Jude Medical's Q2 results could signal ICD rebound

July 16, 2014 by Brad Perriello

St. Jude Medical's 2nd-quarter results, including a 2% gain for its implantable cardiac defibrillator business, could signal a rebound for the ICD sector overall, according to Leerink Partners.

Analyst: St. Jude Medical's Q2 results could signal ICD rebound

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Silicon Valley in-depth: Unraveling arrhythmia with iRhythm CEO Kevin King

July 7, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Kevin King, CEO of Silicon Valley digital health company iRhythm, tells MassDevice about the promise of Big Data and how remote patient monitoring can reveal intricate details of the habits of the heart.

Silicon Valley in-depth: Unraveling arrhythmia with iRhythm CEO Kevin King

Digital health is all the rage in Silicon Valley, especially as consumer technology's biggest players are getting more interested in tracking health and fitness. But for companies like iRhythm, the health side of the equation comes first.

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Most claims preempted in trio of Riata suits against St. Jude Medical

July 3, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal judge rules that most of the product liability claims against St. Jude Medical are preempted in a trio of lawsuits filed over its recalled Riata defibrillator leads.

Most Riata claims preempted in trio of suits against St. Jude Medical

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FDA clears St. Jude Medical after 2013 warning letter

July 2, 2014 by Brad Perriello

St. Jude Medical says the FDA cleared the Sylmar, Calif., plant that produces its Durata defibrillators leads following a warning letter issued early last year.

FDA clears St. Jude Medical after 2013 warning letter
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