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Boston Scientific, other medtech giants weigh in on mega-mergers

July 29, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

A recent spate of mega-mergers hasn't inspired medtech peers to follow suit just yet, according to leadership at Boston Scientific, C.R. Bard and Smith & Nephew.

Boston Scientific, other medtech giants weigh in on mega-mergers

The medical device industry has some blockbuster merger activity in recent months, but a few companies are sitting this one out.

Smith & Nephew CEO reveals new 'no frills' strategy

July 28, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Smith & Nephew CEO Olivier Bohuon reveals a new, 'no frills' strategy for developed markets that the company 1st pioneered in emerging markets.

Smith & Nephew CEO reveals new 'no frills' strategy

Smith & Nephew enters robotics with knee surgery partnership

July 10, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Smith & Nephew integrates its partial knee implants with Blue Belt Technologies' Navio robot-assisted surgical system.

Smith & Nephew enters the robotics arena

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KCI settles Wake Forest wound care patent spat for $280M

July 1, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Kinetic Concepts Inc. agrees to a $280-million settlement of its long-running patent infringement war with Wake Forest University over negative-pressure wound therapy technology.

KCI settles Wake Forest wound care patent spat for $280M

UPDATED July 1, 2014, with comment from KCI.

Kinetic Concepts Inc. said it agreed to pay $280 million to settle a patent infringement lawsuit with Wake Forest University, putting their long-running war over negative-pressure wound therapy to rest.

Smith & Nephew halts U.S. Renasys sales amid FDA snafu

June 23, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Smith & Nephew stops selling its Renasys negative pressure wound therapy product in the U.S. after the FDA says the company needs new regulatory clearance.

Smith & Nephew halts U.S. Renasys sales amid FDA snafu

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Medtronic mum on potential Smith & Nephew buy

June 5, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic stays mum about media speculation that it might be in the hunt for British orthopedics giant Smith & Nephew.

Medtronic mum on potential Smith & Nephew buy

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Stryker evaluates acquisition of orthopedics rival Smith & Nephew | Medtech Wall Street news for the week of June 2, 2014

June 5, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top Wall Street stories for medical device companies this week: What if Stryker bought Smith & Nephew?; Allergan proxy war gets ugly as Valeant aims to unseat the board; Report: Is Medtronic looking to buy Smith & Nephew?

What if Stryker bought Smith & Nephew?

May 29, 2014 by Brad Perriello

What if Stryker bought Smith & Nephew?

Stryker CEO Kevin Lobo yesterday admitted that his company was evaluating an acquisition of British orthopedics rival Smith & Nephew.

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