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Judge tosses latest Zoll suit against Philips

April 15, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal judge tosses another lawsuit filed against Philips Healthcare by AED rival Zoll Medical.

Judge tosses latest Zoll suit against Philips

Another Class I recall for GE Healthcare

March 6, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

The FDA warns on new issues with GE Healthcare's neonatal warmers and resuscitation systems, which were recalled in October 2013.

Another Class I recall for GE Healthcare neonatal systems

Federal healthcare regulators put their highest-risk Class I label on a new warning issued over GE Healthcare's (NYSE:GE) Giraffe and Panda neonatal infant warmers and resuscitation systems.

Zoll lands FDA clearance for automated external defibrillator

February 8, 2013 by MassDevice staff

Zoll Medical wins 510(k) clearance for its AED Plus CPR-assist technology.

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Asahi Kasei (TYO:3407) subsidiary Zoll Medical won 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its fully-automated AED Plus device, which improves on the former semi-automatic model.

The new automated external defibrillator allows emergency responders to pre-program a shock instead of pushing the "shock" button.

GE Healthcare announces Class I recall of infant resuscitation kits

February 1, 2013 by MassDevice staff

Healthcare giant GE recalls a resuscitation upgrade kit installed in certain infant warmers over concerns that mix-ups in labeling could lead to significant harm.

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The FDA gave Class I status to GE Healthcare's (NYSE:GE) recall of upgrade kits for some infant warmers over concerns that mislabeling in the kits may result in neonatal patients getting the wrong oxygen concentrations.

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Patient safety: Zoll CEO makes the pledge to share data

January 14, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

Zoll CEO Rick Packer tells MassDevice.com about making the decision to sign the pledge to share data in the interest of patient safety.

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Medical device maker Zoll Medical is among the 1st medical device companies to sign on to the patient safety and medical device data pledge proposed by Masimo (NSDQ:MASI) founder & CEO Joe Kiani this weekend.

The pledge includes promises to open up patient data gathered by medical devices to clinicians, patients and anyone else who can help improve patient care.

Asahi Kasei closes $2.3B tender for Zoll Medical

April 23, 2012 by MassDevice staff

Asahi Medical completes the first stage of its $2.3 billion acquisition of Zoll Medical, paying $93 apiece for 93.8% of Zoll's outstanding shares and launching a 3-day offering period for the rest.

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Chelmsford, Mass.-based resuscitation device maker Zoll Medical (NSDQ:ZOLL) sealed the deal with Japan's Asahi Kasei Corp. (TYO:3407) over the weekend.

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Zoll soars on news of $2.2B Asahi Kasei acquisition

March 12, 2012 by MassDevice staff

ZOLL shares spike 24% on news of a $2.2 billion buyout by Japan's Asahi Kasei Corp., which promises to keep the current management team, business units and operations intact.

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Zoll Medical (NSDQ:ZOLL) is winning a lot of Wall Street love this morning on the news of a $2.21 billion cash offer from Asahi Kasei Corp. (TYO:3407).

ZOLL shares jumped 23.5% to $92.74 in morning trading today, after the Chelmsford, Mass.-based resuscitation device maker said it reached an agreement to merge with Asahi.

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