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SEMDA taps AdvaMed's Jason Rupp for executive director role |Personnel Moves

February 18, 2015 by Brian Johnson

Jason Rupp, former AdvaMed executive is named executive director for Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA).

JenaValve taps medtech vet Keltjens for interim CEO | Personnel Moves

The Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA) has named former AdvaMed executive Jason Rupp as its first full time executive director.

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Edwards CFO Ullem: Share buybacks more likely than M&A

February 4, 2015 by Brian Johnson

Edwards Lifesciences is flush with cash after a solid 2014, but is more likely to spend on share buybacks than acquisitions, CFO Scott Ullem tells analysts.

Edwards CFO Ullem: Share buybacks more likely than M&A

Edwards Lifesciences raises outlook after Q4 profits soar

February 4, 2015 by MassDevice

Edwards Lifesciences boosts its outlook for 2015 after reporting soaring profits for the 4th quarter.

Edwards Lifesciences raises outlook after Q4 profits soar

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TAVI: Medtronic CoreValve study shows benefits for CABG patients

January 29, 2015 by MassDevice

Patients who've already had coronary artery bypass graft surgery showed a significant mortality benefit with Medtronic's CoreValve replacement heart valve than with open heart surgery, according to a clinical trial.

TAVI: Medtronic CoreValve study shows benefits for CABG patients

Year in review: CEOs chime in on 2014

December 23, 2014 by MassDevice staff

MassDevice.com asks medical device CEOs about the key issues of 2014 and what's ahead for the New Year.

Year in review: CEOs chime in on 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, MassDevice.com asked several medical device company CEOs for their takes on 2014 and what they're looking for in 2015.

We wanted to get their views on the major trends seen in medtech this year, including the red-hot M&A and IPO scenes, the medical device tax, the regulatory environment in the U.S., and more.

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CardioKinetix signs option-to-buy agreement with Edwards Lifesciences; raises $50M | Medtech funding for the week of December 8, 2014

December 12, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: CardioKinetix raises $50m, inks buyout deal with Edwards Lifesciences; Angel Medical raises $10m for ischemia devices; Zyga Technology raises $2m; Image Stream Medical looks at $8m

CardioKinetix raises $50m, inks buyout deal with Edwards Lifesciences

December 8, 2014 by Val Kennedy

Study buoys Medtronic, Edwards valves in bicuspid disease

December 11, 2014 by Mark Hollmer

A clinical study delivers positive results for replacement heart valves made by rivals Edwards Lifesciences and Medtronic in treating bicuspid disease.

Study buoys Medtronic, Edwards valves in bicuspid disease

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