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Wright Medical wins FDA nod for Salvation external fixation device

March 26, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

Wright Medical gains 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its Salvation external fixation device for foot and ankle surgeries.

Wright Medical wins FDA nod for Salvation external fixation device

Docs doubt 'repless' sales model for medical devices

March 18, 2015 by Brad Perriello

A pair of high-volume orthopedic surgeons say they're skeptical of so-called 'repless' sales models such as Smith & Nephew's Syncera offering.

Docs doubt 'repless' sales model for medical devices

A pair of high-volume orthopedists who specialize in hip and knee replacement surgeries are skeptical of generic or "repless" sales models, in which medical device companies offer lower-cost implants without a sales rep on hand to advise during the procedure.

Royal Oak claims 'repless' generic sales model saves $100k a year

February 27, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Royal Oak Medical Devices touts its 'repless' generic sales model, saying it can save its hospital customers more than $100,000 a year on their orthopedic implant spends.

Royal Oak claims 'repless' sales model saves $100k a year

Royal Oak Medical Devices says it can save its hospital customers more than $100,000 a year on their orthopedic implant spends, using its so-called 'repless' generic sales model.

Regulators deal WMGI double whammy | Regulatory news for the week of February 9, 2015

February 10, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top regulatory stories for medical device companies this week: Regulators deal Wright Medical a double whammy; Medtronic wins FDA approval for Melody pulmonary valve; FDA approves Cohera's TissuGlu surgical sealant; FDA approves Medtronic's Pipeline Flex aneurysm device; Sorin wins MRI-safe pacemaker approval in Japan

Regulators deal Wright Medical a double whammy

February 3, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Wright Medical plans $400m debt offering

February 9, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Wright Medical plans to float $400 million worth of senior notes.

Wright Medical plans $400m debt offering

Wright Medical (NSDQ:WMGI) said today that it plans to float $400 million worth of senior debt it plans to hedge with cash convertible note hedge deals with institutional investors.

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Regulators deal Wright Medical a double whammy

February 3, 2015 by Brad Perriello

U.S. anti-trust and safety regulators ask Wright Medical for more information on its pending merger with Tornier and flag the 3rd-party vendor's plant where its Augment bone putty is made; post-merger management roster is revealed.

Regulators deal Wright Medical a double whammy

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Stryker CEO Lobo skeptical on 'repless' generic sales models

January 14, 2015 by Brian Johnson

Stryker CEO Kevin Lobo says he doesn't view the so-called 'repless' generic sales models piloted by orthopedic rivals Smith & Nephew and Wright Medical as a serious threat.

Stryker CEO Lobo skeptical on 'repless' generic sales models

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