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MassDevice.com +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for April 20, 2015

April 20, 2015 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.

 

Biotronik wins FDA nod for high-energy ICD

April 20, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Biotronik says the FDA approved its ultra-high-energy implantable cardioverter defibrillator, the Inventra DX, plus the Itrevia DX line for complex cases.

Biotronik wins FDA nod for high-energy ICD

Biotronik said last week that the FDA approved 2 of its implantable cardioverter defibrillators designed to deliver an ultra-high-energy initial shock.

St. Jude Medical pulls the trigger on Spinal Modulation buy

April 20, 2015 by Brad Perriello

St. Jude Medical says it exercised the buyout option on its deal with Spinal Modulation and its Axium chronic pain device.

St. Jude Medical pulls the trigger on Spinal Modulation buy

Cardinal Health to pay $27m to settle FTC anti-trust charges

April 20, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Cardinal Health agrees to pay nearly $27 million to settle anti-trust charges leveled by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission in the anti-monopoly regulator's 2nd-largest disgorgement deal ever.

Cardinal Health to pay $27m to settle FTC anti-trust charges

GE Healthcare to exit hospital EMR biz

April 20, 2015 by Brad Perriello

GE Healthcare reportedly plans to exit the hospital electronic medical records business.

GE Healthcare to exit hospital EMR biz

GE Healthcare (NYSE:GE) reportedly confirmed that it's getting out of the hospital electronic medical records business, aiming for a "graceful transition" for customers using its Centricity Enterprise EMR system.

Court upholds NUVA patent win over MDT | Medtech legal news for the week of April 20, 2015

April 20, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Appeals court upholds NuVasive patent win over Medtronic; Appeals court won't revisit Bard's $1B win over W.L. Gore; Ex-Boston Scientific engineer cops to stealing catheter secrets; AngioDynamics wants court to enforce $160m Biolitec judgment

Appeals court upholds NuVasive patent win over Medtronic

April 15, 2015 by Brad Perriello

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CSA Medical raises another $4m for cryotherapy device

April 20, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

Cryotherapy device maker CSA Medical raises nearly $3 million of a planned $3.9 million debt offering.

CSA Medical raises another $4m for cryotherapy device

Maryland's CSA Medical said last week that it's close to reaching a $4 million funding goal with a new debt offering.