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Nihon Kohden grabs Defibtech | Wall Street Beat

November 13, 2012 by MassDevice staff

Automated external defibrillator maker Defibtech agrees to be acquired by Japanese medical device company Nihon Kohden.

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ETView touts FDA win for Viva endobronchial blockers | Regulatory Roundup

June 12, 2012 by MassDevice staff

ETView Medical wins FDA clearance for its single-use image-guided endobronchial blocker for use in thoracic surgical procedures requiring lung isolation.

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ETView lands FDA clearance for endobronchial blocker

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Zimmer axes jobs to cut costs ahead of med-tech tax | Personnel Moves

March 6, 2012 by Arezu Sarvestani

Zimmer plans cuts and outsourcing at its Warsaw, Ind., headquarters partially to offset the impending burden of a 2.3% medical device tax.

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Zimmer Holdings (NYSE:ZMH) announced layoffs at its Warsaw, Ind., headquarters, pointing to the expected burden of the medical device tax as partly responsible for some of the losses.

The orthopedics device maker plans to offset the entire burden posed by the impending 2.3% device levy in 2013 through cost-cutting efforts, part of which include layoffs.

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