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With Q1 healthcare profits down 13%, Siemens shakes up management

January 27, 2015 by Brad Perriello

With fiscal 1st-quarter profits down nearly 13% at Siemens Healthcare, the German conglomerate shakes things up with a new management team.

With Q1 healthcare profits down 13%, Siemens shakes up management

FDA names cardiologist Califf to senior leadership position

January 26, 2015 by MassDevice

The FDA names cardiologist and researcher Dr. Robert Califf of Duke University to be deputy commissioner for medical products & tobacco.

FDA names cardiologist to senior leadership position

(Reuters) — The FDA today named Dr. Robert Califf, a cardiologist and researcher, to oversee its drug, medical device and tobacco policy, in what experts said is a coup for the FDA.

Medicare chief Tavenner to resign

January 16, 2015 by MassDevice

Marilyn Tavenner, the head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services who oversaw the botched rollout of Obamacare, is stepping down.

Medicare chief Tavenner to resign

(Reuters) — The Obama administration official who oversaw the botched rollout of the Obamacare website, Healthcare.gov, announced today that she will resign as head of the agency that also manages the Medicare and Medicaid healthcare programs.

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Hatch renews commitment to medical device tax repeal

January 9, 2015 by Brian Johnson

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), 1 of medtech's staunchest allies in Congress, takes the reins as Senate president pro tempore and chairman of the powerful Finance Committee.

Hatch renews commitment to medical device tax repeal

One of Medtech's BFFs on Capitol Hill is now a BMOC too.

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Insulet lowers guidance, shuffles executive deck

January 7, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Insulet Corp. lowers its 4th-quarter and full-year 2014 guidance and shuffles its executive deck, hiring 6 new executives and showing 1 the door.

Insulet lowers guidance, shuffles executive deck

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Boston Scientific co-founder Nicholas to step down

January 7, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Boston Scientific reveals that co-founder & chairman Peter Nicholas plans to step down in 2017.

Boston Scientific co-founder Nicholas to step down

Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) yesterday revealed that co-founder and chairman Peter Nicholas plans to step down from the board in 2017.

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Judge won't stop Medtronic plan to cover $63m tax tab for execs, directors

December 29, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A Minnesota federal judge declines to stop Medtronic's plan to cover a $63 million tax tab stemming from its Covidien buyout for its top executives and directors.

Judge won't stop Medtronic plan to cover $63m tax tab for execs, directors

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