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Medical device tax: What we talk about when we talk about job losses

January 30, 2015 by Brian Johnson takes a look at how the numbers thrown around about job losses from the medical device tax are calculated.

Medical device tax: What we talk about when we talk about job losses

For going on 5 years now, opponents on both sides of the fight over the medical device tax have engaged in a rhetorical war about the number of jobs that will be lost to the levy.

Zoll lands Japanese OK for R Series monitor/defibrillator

July 31, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Zoll Medical lands Shonin approval in Japan for its Series R combination monitor and automated external defibrillator.

Zoll lands Japanese OK for R Series monitor/defibrillator

Zoll Medical said today that it won Shonin approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor & Welfare for its R Series combination monitor and automated external defibrillator.

Zoll makes another buy, nabs German life-support systems company

July 16, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

Zoll makes it 2nd buy this month with the acquisition of life-support systems assets of German-based LIFEBRIDGE Medizintechnik for an undisclosed amount.

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Massachusetts-based Asahi Kasei (TYO:3407) subsidiary Zoll Medical touted its 2nd acquisition this month, this time nabbing assets of German-based Lifebridge Medizintechnik.

Zoll acquires CoAxia's catheter-based ischemic stroke treatment technology

July 1, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

Asahi Kasei subsidiary Zoll Medical announces the closed-doors acquisition of CoAxia Inc.'s catheter-based intellectual property, including the NeuroFlo and FloControl blood flow redistribution devices.

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Zoll lands FDA clearance for automated external defibrillator

February 8, 2013 by MassDevice staff

Zoll Medical wins 510(k) clearance for its AED Plus CPR-assist technology.


Asahi Kasei (TYO:3407) subsidiary Zoll Medical won 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its fully-automated AED Plus device, which improves on the former semi-automatic model.

The new automated external defibrillator allows emergency responders to pre-program a shock instead of pushing the "shock" button.

Zoll wins Japanese OK for temperature management device

February 6, 2013 by MassDevice staff

Zoll Medical breaks into the Japanese market with its temperature regulating device, the first of its kind to win regulatory approval in the Land of the Rising Sun.


Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare granted Shonin approval to Zoll Medical's intravascular temperature managment device for treating patients with high fevers and brain damage.

The Chelmsford, Mass.-based medical device company's temperature regulating device is designed to control high fevers in patients with neurological impairment. It provides direct cooling and warming to the circulatory system via a ballon catheter.

Medical device tax: Zoll CEO Packer says levy will lead to permanent job losses and higher healthcare costs

May 25, 2012 by MassDevice staff

Zoll CEO Rick Packer says the medical device tax will lead to higher costs, fewer jobs and more off-shoring both for his company and for the med-tech industry.