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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.

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.

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.

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.

Hansen adds St. Jude Medical, BioSense Webster to Sensei robot trial

February 9, 2015 by Val Kennedy

Hansen Medical wins FDA approval to expand the protocol for an atrial fibrillation study of its Sensei robot-assisted surgery platform to include devices made by St. Jude Medical and J&J's BioSense Webster subsidiary.

Hansen adds St. Jude Medical, BioSense Webster to Sensei robot trial

St. Jude CEO Starks: It's the size of the market, not the company that matters

February 2, 2015 by Brian Johnson

St. Jude Medical CEO Daniel Starks tells analysts that the medical device company doesn't need to follow it's competitors down the path of consolidation.

St. Jude CEO Starks: It's the size of the market, not the company that matters