InspireMed pulls in new VP of corporate development from Covidien | Personnel Moves


Gwen Bame, former Covidien exec, joins InspireMD upper management
Israel-based  InspireMD (OTC:NSPR) hired Gwen Bame as vice president of corporate affairs.

Bame joins the device company from Covidien (NYSE:COV), where she held executive level marketing positions. Formerly, she worked in cardiology sales at Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX), where she negotiated roughly $350 million in contracted business.
Read more

New CEO at Noridian
Noridian, the Fargo, N.D.-based insurance claims contractor, named Tom McGraw as the company’s 2nd CEO. McGraw joined Noridian from Amerigroup Corp., where he worked as senior VP of business development.

He’s also logged upper management experience at OptumInsight and Maximus Inc.
Read more

Accuray promotes 2 from within
Accuray (NSDQ:ARAY) promoted Kelly Londy to executive VP & CCO, and promoted Robert Ragusa to executive VP of engineering & global operations. Both employees get a salary bump to $350,000 per year and renewed stock options, according to company SEC filings.
Read more

Orchid appoints orthopedic surgeon as medical director of cost containment
Orchid Medical named William Kennedy of the Kennedy-White Orthopedic Center in Sarasota, Fla., as the company’s medical director of the surgical cost containment program.

Orchid launched the cost containment program in 2011, aimed at curbing over-use of implantable devices and cost savings in workers’ compensation.
Kennedy has over 30 years experience as an orthopedic surgeon.
Read more

New board member at Medtronic
The board of directors at Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) elected Scott Donnelly as an independent director, effective July 1, 2013. Donnelly is the CEO of Textron, a position he has held since 2009. Donnelly also formerly worked in several executive roles at GE (NYSE:GE) from 1989 to 2008.
Read more

RSS From Medical Design & Outsourcing

  • Albright Technologies expands their silicone offerings
    Albright Technologies, a rapid silicone prototyper, has added silicone injection molding tooling and services to its product lineup. Liquid silicone injection molding became a suitable product offering as Albright expanded its offerings to better serve the silicone molding market. While silicone prototypes are commonly manufactured with low volumes in mind; injection molded liquid silicone rubber parts are […]
  • Applied Silver launches SilvaClean, silver treatment for textiles
    Applied Silver, Inc, is launching SilvaClean, a state-of-the-art silver treatment for textiles, at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology’s (APIC) forty-second Annual Conference taking place at the Music City Center in Nashville, from June 27 through June 29. Hospitals have invested significantly in reducing the potential of infection through products and processes designed […]
  • Two-Component technology for improved quality of life
    In the field of injection molding and mold making, toolcraft covers all processes within the added value chain–from the design and selection of materials through to the creation of finished and qualified products. Complete solutions offered include injection molding for parts in the small and extremely small component areas, e.g. for medical technology. Utilizing two-component […]
  • GDS security protects medical devices from hackers
    As data breaches become more commonplace with serious consequences to personal, corporate and national security, it is clear that there is no shortage of accomplished and effective hackers ready to steal data and trade it on the open market. Global Data Sentinel (GDS) has the ability to provide retroactive security to remove access to email […]
  • BRAEBON and SomnoMed combine products to combat sleep apnea
    BRAEBON Medical Corporation announces that the DentiTrac oral appliance compliance system has passed a regulatory hurdle and is now FDA cleared in the USA for use with the SomnoDent oral device. BRAEBON congratulates SomnoMed for being the first company to achieve this milestone. “We are pleased DentiTrac is launching in the US market. Accurate oral appliance […]
  • For advanced shielded plastic connector solution, ODU delivers with latest product
    ODU, a company which designs and manufactures connector solutions and cable assemblies, is announcing ODU MEDI-SNAP EMC, the advanced shielded plastic connector solutions, to the US market. ODU MEDI-SNAP EMC is the latest addition to ODU’s Push-Pull circular connectors. The advanced medical connector solution is lightweight, autoclavable, sterilizable and it offers a touch proofed housing and reliable […]
  • LifeVac steps towards availability on European markets
    On June 16, 2015, LifeVac Europe received confirmation from the UK Ministry of Health that LifeVac is now registered in the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency public access data base. This is the final step towards acquiring the CE mark and making LifeVac available to the entire European market. “We are very excited to […]
  • A few ideas for improving productivity in medical processes
    Drive-based vibration and slosh control can help improve throughput in machines that assemble medical devices and products. Bipin Sen • Ed Lasch Bosch Rexroth Corporation Simply increasing the speed of a system that assembles medical devices, or packages medical products, seems like an easy way to boost throughput – until unwanted vibration (either induced […]
  • ODU announces MEDI-SNAP EMC for next generation medical applications
    ODU, announced ODU MEDI-SNAP EMC, the advanced shielded plastic connector solutions to the US market. ODU MEDI-SNAP EMC is the newest addition to ODU’s Push-Pull circular connectors. The advanced medical connector solution is lightweight, autoclavable, sterilizable and it offers a touch proofed housing and reliable EMI protection at the same time. ODU MEDI-SNAP EMC is available in […]
  • Evaluating the risk of device misconnections: Designing for medical devices with ISO 80369 in mind
    Beginning in the 1990s, concerns grew regarding the proliferation of medical devices fitted with luer connectors and the reports of patient injuries and deaths arising from misconnections. Thus began a many-years process to develop new industry standards for the small-bore connectors used in medical device applications. The much-anticipated ISO 80369 series of standards for small-bore […]
  • Custom molded filter screen assemblies limit contamination and reduce product failure
    Molded screen insert assemblies from Minnesota Rubber and Plastics are custom designed for water, beverage, off-highway and transportation applications to filter out fluid contaminants and reduce product failure. A wide range of screen options are available in many materials for difficult filtration applications allowing use with different fluids. Filter assembly orifice sizes available range from .71 […]

Leave a Reply