Medical Device Industry News

Insurer owes Stryker $8m for Duracon Uni-Knee settlements

October 31, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal judge rules that TIG Insurance Co. owes Stryker Corp. nearly $8 million to cover deals the orthopedics company made to settle product liability lawsuits concerning its Duracon Uni-Knee implants.

Insurer owes Stryker $8m for Duracon Uni-Knee settlements

Microsoft launches $199 wearable fitness device

October 31, 2014 by MassDevice

Microsoft launches its 'Microsoft Band' wearable device for just under $200, saying the device is designed to track pulse rate, calories burned and sleep quality.

Microsoft launches $199 wearable fitness device

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

U.S. sales narrow HeartWare's Q3 losses

October 31, 2014 by Val Kennedy

HeartWare posts narrowed 3rd-quarter losses thanks to increased sales of its implantable heart pumps in the U.S.

U.S. sales narrow HeartWare's Q3 losses

HeartWare International (NSDQ:HTWR) yesterday reported narrowed 3rd-quarter losses and significantly higher revenues, boosted by a 39% jump in U.S. sales of its implantable heart pumps.

Hansen Medical launches 3rd-gen Sensei surgical robot

October 31, 2014 by Val Kennedy

Hansen Medical says its 3rd-generation Sensei X2 robot-assisted surgery device won an FDA nod for use in heart procedures.

Hansen Medical launches 3rd-gen Sensei surgical robot for stent procedures

Medtronic unveils post-merger management structure

October 30, 2014 by Val Kennedy

Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak unveils the plan for the medical device giant's management structure after it closes its mega-merger with Covidien early next year.

Medtronic unveils post-merger management structure

MassDevice.com +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for October 30, 2014

October 30, 2014 by MassDevice

Plus 3

Say hello to MassDevice +3, a bite-sized view of the top three medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com's coverage highlights our 3 biggest and most influential stories from the day's news to make sure you're up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry.

 

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