Category: Cook Medical
Cook Medical rearranges its management, naming Rob Lyles as its new executive vice president.
Cook Medical named Rob Lyles executive vice president, the latest move in a larger management shift at the Indiana medtech maker.
Lyles was formerly vice president of Cook's peripheral intervention division. He has been with the company since 2003 and was named division VP in 2007. Lyles' promotion follows the advancement of Pete Yonkman to president of the Cook Medical. Mark Breedlove, a 19-year veteran of Cook Medical, will succeed Lyles as VP of the peripheral intervention division.
Cook Medical promotes Pete Yonkman to president of the Cook Group's medical subsidiaries, with Hawking remaining president of Cook Group.
Cook Medical said it named Pete Yonkman as president, with Kem Hawkins stepping down from the role to better oversee Cook Group altogether.
Yonkman has been with Cook Medical for the past 12 years, originally joining the company as corporate counsel and most recently serving as executive vice president of Cook Medical's 10 strategic business units.
A federal judge in West Virginia sets a date early next year for the 1st bellwether case in the multi-district litigation filed over Boston Scientific's pelvic mesh products.
The 1st bellwether trial in the multi-district litigation filed over Boston Scientific's (NYSE:BSX) pelvic mesh products is slated for early next year, a federal judge ordered this week.
Makers of pelvic mesh facing 10s of thousands of lawsuits over the surgical devices are hoping to negotiate bulk settlements with a consortium of plaintiffs' lawyers, according to Bloomberg.
Five medical device companies that make pelvic mesh implants are hoping to negotiate settlements for the more than 30,000 pending lawsuits they're facing in the U.S., anonymous sources told Bloomberg.
Indiana medical device giant Cook Medical lands additional Medicare reimbursement for its Zilver PTX drug-eluting stent.
Cook Medical touted new Medicare reimbursement coverage for its Zilver PTX drug-eluting stent, which now qualifies for Medicare's new-technology add-on payments, according to a company statement. The additional payments are available only for in-patient procedures, not affecting physician or hospital coverage for out-patient procedures or ambulatory surgery center reimbursements.
Cook Medical says its Zilver PTX peripheral stent, which it recalled back in April, is back on the market worldwide.
Three months after the recall of its Zilver PTX peripheral stent, Cook Medical has the device back on the market across the globe.
Rob Lyles, vice president and global leader of Cook’s peripheral intervention business, told MassDevice.com today that the FDA cleared the device to go back on the U.S. market July 25.
AirStrip Technologies dives into Microsoft’s tablet as the 1st healthcare software company to buy into the Surface app development program.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — AirStrip Technologies CEO Alan Portela said that the mobile patient monitoring software company is taking notice of Microsoft's new initiative to build its app market for the Surface tablets.
Microsoft's new design program, called AppsForSurface, is a chance for AirStrip to take its cardiology and obstetrics apps to the mobile Windows world, allowing physicians access on desktops and PCs, the company reported.