Category: Carestream Health Inc.
Carestream Health lands 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its Vue Motion X-ray app for mobile devices made by tech giants Apple and Samsung.
Carestream Health said it landed 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its new Vue Motion mobile app for Apple and Samsung mobile device platforms.
The app gives physicians mobile access to X-ray exams using Apple's iPhone 4 and iPad 2 devices, as well as the Galaxy Note and Galaxy S III devices made by Samsung.
Carestream Health wins an extension of its radiology contract with the U.S. Defense Dept. worth more than $70 million.
The U.S. Defense Dept. extended a contract with CareStream Health for a 5th year.
The $70.2 million contract extension for the Rochester, N.Y.-based medtech company will provide radiology systems, subsystems, and components for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies, the DoD said.
U.K. healthcare regulators issue a new warning on a decade-old concern for certain Carestream Health dental X-ray units.
Healthcare regulators in the U.K. revived a 10-year-old equipment concern regarding certain Carestream Health intra-oral dental X-ray units, warning that there may be devices out there that haven't received necessary "modification" to mitigate a falling equipment risk.
Life science companies led a surge of initial public offerings during the 2nd quarter, logging the largest number of biotech IPOs by venture-backed firms since the turn of the century.
The number of venture-backed life science companies going public neared a peak set in 2000 during the 2nd quarter, raising $2.2 billion and doubling the volume and value of IPOs from the 1st quarter, according to the National Venture Capital Assn. and Thomson Reuters.
There were also 83 venture-backed acquisitions during the quarter, down 59% compared with Q2 2012, according to the groups' Exit Poll report.
Private equity players Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co. are in the hunt for medical device company Carestream, said to be on the auction block for up to $3.5 billion.
At least 5 major private equity players are vying for medical device company Carestream Health, including Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co., according to Reuters.
Onex Corp. is hoping to unload Carestream, formed in the 2007 spinout of Eastman Kodak Co.'s healthcare business, for up to $3.5 billion, the news service reported.
Novation picks up new product lines from Teleflex, Covidien and others.