Category: Medical Supplies
Former Stryker CEO Stephen MacMillan tells MassDevice.com about his new gig: CEO and part-owner of sBioMed, which makes infection control products.
Former Stryker (NYSE:SYK) CEO Stephen MacMillan, whose sudden ouster from the medical device company earlier this year shocked medtech, tells MassDevice.com that he has a new gig: CEO and part-owner of sBioMed, which makes an anti-infection agent called Steriplex SD.
McKesson agrees to pony up more than $2 billion for medical supplies provider PSS World Medical.
McKesson (NYSE:MCK) agreed to pay $29 per share for PSS World Medical (NSDQ:PSSI) and its medical supplies business in a deal worth $2.1 billion.
Henry Schein acquires 3 companies in the dental and medical distribution industries, aiming to add nearly $61 million to annual sales.
Henry Schein (NSDQ:HSIC) announced today that it had made 3 crucial acquisitions in line with the company's 2012-2014 strategic plan.
The healthcare products conglomerate acquired orthodontics devices maker Ortho Technology, medical distributor Modern Laboratory Services, and dental dealer Accord. The trio of companies represent annual sales of nearly $61 million.
Group purchasing organizations Premier and Amerinet sign deals with Z-Medica and American Scientific; plus, the VA awards a five-year contract to DFINE Inc.
Group purchasing organizations Premier and Amerinet inked supply deals with Z-Medica and American Scientific, respectively, and DFINE landed a five-year U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs supply contract.
Wallingford, Conn.-based hemostatic product maker Z-Medica scored a three-year contract with GPO superpower Premier Healthcare Alliance for its QuikClot interventional products to control bleeding at access sites in catheterization laboratories and interventional radiology departments. The agreement is effective through the end of October 2014.
Researchers successfully develop and implant functioning anal sphincters.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — North Carolina researchers built the first functional anal sphincters in a laboratory, and the organs developed blood flow and maintained function when implanted in mice.
While mouse studies are a far cry from preparation for human use, the lab-made sphincters could one day lead to treatment for urinary and fecal incontinence.
ICU Medical Inc. wins ruling in patent infringement suit against RyMed Technologies Inc. over its CLAVE needle free IV connectors.
UPDATED Dec. 22, 12:35 p.m.
ICU Medical Inc. (NSDQ:ICUI) landed a patent victory over RyMed Technologies Inc.
An eight-person jury in the U.S. District Court for Delaware found that technology employed in Franklin, Tenn.-based RyMed's InVision Plus IV connector infringes upon two patents owned by ICU Medical.