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Ex-Abbott stent liaison alleges retaliation for compliance complaint

December 17, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A former Abbott Vascular medical liaison alleges that the company fired her after she flagged Abbott for off-label promotion of its Xience stent and pre-approval marketing of its bioresorbable vascular scaffold.

Ex-Abbott stent liaison alleges retaliation for compliance complaint

InSightec raises $59m, taps ex-Mako CEO Ferré for board

December 15, 2014 by Brad Perriello

InSightec says it raised $59 million for its ExAblate fibroid device and named ex-Mako Surgical CEO Dr. Maurice Ferré as chairman of the board.

InSightec raises $59m, taps ex-Mako CEO Ferré for board

InSightec said today that it reeled in a $59 million Series D round from institutional investors in the U.S. and Asia and named Dr. Maurice Ferré as chairman of the board.

InSightec developed the ExAblate MR-guided ultrasound targeting technology.

Edwards Lifesciences affirms guidance, ups stake in CardioKinetix, lures Medtronic exec

December 8, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Edwards Lifesciences affirms its outlook for 2014 and reveals its 2015 guidance, along with an increased investment in CardioKinetix and a new leader for its critical care business lured from Medtronic.

Edwards Lifesciences affirms guidance, ups stake in CardioKinetix, lures Medtronic exec

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TAVI: Direct Flow Medical raises $32m, names 1st CCO

December 3, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Direct Flow Medical says it raised a $32 million funding round and tapped medtech veteran Chris Richardson to be its new chief commercial officer.

TAVI: Direct Flow Medical raises $32m, names 1st CCO

Direct Flow Medical said today that it landed a $32 million funding round for its replacement heart valve technology and tapped a 25-year medical device veteran, Chris Richardson, to lead its commercialization program.

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Report: Smith & Nephew CEO Bohoun to stay put

December 1, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Smith & Nephew CEO Olivier Bohuon reportedly tells employees that he's not in the running for the top job at French drug maker Sanofi.

Report: Smith & Nephew CEO Bohoun to stay put

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Smith & Nephew's Bohuon seen as strong candidate for top Sanofi job

November 4, 2014 by MassDevice

Smith & Nephew CEO Olivier Bohuon is said to be a leading candidate for the top job at French drugmaker Sanofi, which axed its CEO last week without a replacement.

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Zimmer reveals post-Biomet merger plans

October 31, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Zimmer reveals the management team and business structure it plans to put in place once its $13 billion merger with rival Biomet closes.

Zimmer reveals post-Biomet merger plans

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