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STJ settles Riata, shareholder suits | Medtech Wall Street news for the week of March 2, 2015

March 5, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top Wall Street stories for medical device companies this week: St. Jude Medical settles Riata, shareholder suits for $64m; Stryker plans $2B share buyback; Bellerophon slides 21% after IPO; SEC settles with banker tied to Olympus accounting scandal

St. Jude Medical settles Riata, shareholder suits for $64m

February 27, 2015 by Brad Perriello

St. Jude Medical settles Riata, shareholder suits for $64m

February 27, 2015 by Brad Perriello

St. Jude Medical agrees to settle product liability lawsuits filed over its recalled Riata defibrillator leads and a class-action shareholder's suit accusing it of inflating results for its 2009 3rd quarter.

St. Jude Medical settles Riata, shareholder lawsuits for $64m

STJ pacemaker proved accused killer's innocence | Medtech legal news for the week of February 23, 2015

February 23, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: The telltale heart device; Pelvic Mesh lawsuits: J&J drops claim that women were asked to lie for payouts ; Boston Scientific to pay J&J $600 million to settle Guidant suit

The telltale heart device

February 16, 2015 by Brad Perriello

The telltale heart device

The telltale heart device

February 16, 2015 by Brad Perriello

How a St. Jude Medical pacemaker reportedly helped clear an innocent man accused of murdering his father.

The telltale heart device

A pacemaker made by St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ) helped reportedly helped clear a son accused of murdering his father by establishing a time death that was covered by the son's alibi.

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LifeScience Alley's new chairman is CVRx CTO Kieval

February 11, 2015 by Scott Wooldridge

LifeScience Alley names CVRx chief technology officer Robert Kieval to be its new chairman.

CVRx CTO Kieval is LifeScience Alley's new chairman

LifeScience Alley, the Minneapolis-based trade association of medical device and life science companies, has chosen a new board chair and made other changes to its board of directors.

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Experts: 2015 could be 'Year of the Healthcare Hack'

February 11, 2015 by MassDevice

Experts say healthcare data will increasingly become the target of malicious hackers this year, with 1 major breach at health insurer Anthem highlighting the vulnerability.

Experts: 2015 could be 'Year of the Healthcare Hack'

(Reuters) — Security experts are warning healthcare and insurance companies that 2015 will be the "Year of the Healthcare Hack," as cybercriminals are increasingly attracted to troves of personal information held by U.S. insurers and hospitals that command high prices on the underground market.

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St. Jude Medical launches pediatric heart valve study

February 10, 2015 by Brad Perriello

St. Jude Medical launches the Halo trial for its Master HP device, a 15mm mechanical heart valve for pediatric patients who need mitral valve replacement.

St. Jude Medical launches pediatric heart valve study

Masters HP Series 15mm
valve (l) and an adult valve.

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