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Medtronic reveals leadership team after mega-merger with Covidien | The week in medtech M&A

October 15, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top regulatory stories for medical device companies this week: Medtronic announces leadership roster for post-Covidien merger; Allergan raises outlook; says Valeant offer undervalues company; EuroZone anti-trust regulators to rule next month on $43B Covidien buy; Steris to buy UK's Synergy Health, tax savings eyed; Bioventus bolsters bone healing lineup

Medtronic announces leadership roster for post-Covidien merger

October 10, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Bioventus bolsters bone healing lineup

October 14, 2014 by Alexander Soule

Smith & Nephew spinout Bioventus acquires the OsteoAMP bone tissue line from Advanced Biologics.

Bioventus bolsters bone healing lineup

Bioventus said it acquired the OsteoAMP product line from Advanced Biologics for an undisclosed amount.

OsteoAMP is a tissue-based product used to promote natural bone growth and healing in the spine, according to a press release.

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Smith & Nephew's 'spray-on-skin' for leg ulcers flops in trial

October 14, 2014 by MassDevice

Smith & Nephew's HP802-247 spraoy-on leg ulcer treatment fails a Phase III clinical trial, despite promising early studies.

Smith & Nephew's 'spray-on-skin' for leg ulcers flops in trial

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Ex-ArthroCare execs face hefty prison sentences | Medtech legal news for the week of September 8, 2014

September 8, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Ex-ArthroCare CEO Baker draws 20 years; Smith & Nephew settles whistleblower lawsuit for $8M; Secant Medical escapes pelvic mesh cases; Bellwether trial kicks off for DePuy's Pinnacle hip implant; J&J, Boston Scientific, others can't shake Philly pelvic mesh mass tort

Ex-ArthroCare CEO Baker draws 20 years

September 2, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Ex-ArthroCare CEO Baker draws 20 years

Smith & Nephew settles whistleblower lawsuit for $8M

September 4, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Smith & Nephew agrees to the $8 million settlement of a whistleblower's lawsuit alleging it passed off devices manufactured overseas as made in the U.S.

Smith & Nephew settles whistleblower lawsuit for $8M

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Bluegrass Vascular taps ex-ArthoCare R&D chief Niederauer for CEO | Personnel Moves

September 2, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Bluegrass Vascular Technologies taps former ArthroCare R&D chief Gabriele Niederauer to be its new president & CEO.

Bluegrass Vascular taps ex-ArthoCare R&D chief Niederauer for CEO | Personnel Moves

Bluegrass Vascular Technologies said it named Gabriele Niederauer its new president & CEO, hard on the heels of a Series A funding round that brought in $4.5 million for its Surfacer central venous catheter.

COV shareholder sues to block pending MDT merger | Medtech legal news for the week of August 18, 2014

August 18, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Another Covidien shareholder sues to block Medtronic merger; Ex-Integra sales rep, manager cop to $800k hospital fraud scheme; Diabetes: Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson settle patent spat; Stryker settles hip implant suit against J&J's DePuy; Appeals court reverses Medtronic's win in Lenox bone mill spat

Another Covidien shareholder sues to block Medtronic merger

August 12, 2014 by Brad Perriello

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