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RIP former Evalve CEO Powell | Personnel Moves

March 23, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Ferolyn Powell, the former CEO of Evalve who led it to a $410 million acquisition by Abbott, is killed in a motorbike accident in Thailand.

RIP former Evalve CEO Powell | Personnel Moves

Former Evalve CEO Ferolyn Powell, who led the MitraClip developer to a $410 million acquisition by Abbott (NYSE:ABT), died this month in a motorbike accident in northern Thailand, her family said yesterday.

ACC 2015 Roundup: CTA no benefit, Abbott's MitraClip, Philips' IntelliSpace

March 16, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Screening coronary artery disease patients using computed-tomography angiography is no better than functional testing in improving outcomes, according to a large clinical study by the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, plus more from the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology.

ACC 2015 Roundup: CTA no benefit, Abbott's MitraClip, Philips' IntelliSpace

A large clinical trial comparing computed-tomography angiography with functional testing found no benefit to clinical outcomes with CTA, which also exposes patients to large doses of radiation.

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Wisconsin agrees to repay feds $8m over never-built Abbott plant

February 12, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Wisconsin agrees to repay $8.1 million to the U.S. Housing & Urban Development Dept. to repay part of a $12.3 million grant for an Abbott plant that was never built.

Wisconsin agrees to repay feds $8m over never-built Abbott plant

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Diabetes: Insulet extends OmniPod integration deal with Abbott

February 6, 2015 by Val Kennedy

Insulet extends its long-standing exclusive agreement with Abbott Laboratories for the integration of Abbott's FreeStyle blood-glucose monitoring technology into its OmniPod tubeless insulin-pump system.

Insulet extends OmniPod integration deal with Abbott

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Abbott CEO White unfazed by strong dollar

January 30, 2015 by MassDevice

Abbott CEO Miles White says he's not worried about the strong dollar's effect due to the company's footprint in Europe.

Abbott CEO White unfazed by strong dollar

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JNJ settles more Mentor mesh cases | Medtech legal news for the week of January 26, 2015

January 26, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Johnson & Johnson settles another batch of Mentor pelvic mesh cases; J&J's $7B claim against Boston Scientific goes to the judge; Arthrex loses appeal of $33m loss to KFx

Johnson & Johnson settles another batch of Mentor pelvic mesh cases

January 21, 2015 by Brad Perriello