In this DeviceTalks preview, we catch up with Masimo CEO Joe Kiani to discuss new challenges facing the company and how medtech can break the cycle of the era of 'good-enough' innovation.
The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office denies Medtronic's request for inter partes review of a disputed patent in its ongoing case against Endotach.
The U.S. Homeland Security Dept. is investigating reports of cybersecurity flaws in medical devices including some made by Medtronic, St. Jude Medical and Hospira.
(Reuters) - The U.S. Homeland Security Dept. is investigating about 2 dozen cases of suspected cybersecurity flaws in medical devices and hospital equipment that officials fear could be exploited by hackers, a senior official at the agency told Reuters.
Shares of Medtronic and Covidien gain after Medtronic affirms its $43 billion acquisition plans, saying it now expects to close the deal for Covidien late this year or early in 2015.
Here's a look at some of the top regulatory stories for medical device companies this week: JNJ continues to pay hefty integration charges on Synthes deal; Stryker: Mako sales not as strong as we hoped; ConvaTec owners appoint banks to explore sale: sources; BD buys Irish next-gen sequencing startup GenCell Biosystems; Valeant says may raise Allergan bid; beats on profit
, Becton Dickinson & Co.
, DePuy Synthes
, GenCell Biosystems
, Johnson & Johnson
, Kimberly-Clark Worldwide Inc.
, MAKO Surgical Corp.
, Stryker Corp.
, Valeant Pharmaceuticals
, 3M Corp.
, Allergan Inc.
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A new line of spinal implants from Medtronic makes its debut on the global stage.
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said it's introduced a new line of spinal implants made of a titanium-plastic combination for interbody fusion procedures.