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Podcast: Haemonetics CEO Brian Concannon at's DeviceTalks

Haemonetics CEO Brian Concannon discusses how the company will transform blood management in the coming years at's DeviceTalks Boston event.

Calhoun Vision aims to disrupt ophthalmology with its light-adjustable lens

Calhoun Vision CEO Verne Sharma tells why his company's light-adjustable lens will disrupt the practice of ophthalmology.

Silicon Valley in-depth: Unraveling arrhythmia with iRhythm CEO Kevin King

Kevin King, CEO of Silicon Valley digital health company iRhythm, tells MassDevice about the promise of Big Data and how remote patient monitoring can reveal intricate details of the habits of the heart.

Podcast: Covidien's Enxing Seng talks Medtronic merger, future of medicine at De

Covidien's Stacy Enxing Seng speaks to about the Medtronic merger during our DeviceTalks Minnesota event.

FDA cybersecurity rejections are on the way

The FDA is ramping up its cybersecurity labs and may start rejecting insecure technologies sooner than you think.

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SoCal innovators team up for pediatric medical devices | On Call

July 29, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

OCTANe and the Southern California Center of Technology & Innovation in Pediatrics join forces to spur innovation in pediatric medical devices and get more products to market. On Call

MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Orange County, Calif., technology-backer OCTANe is teaming up with the Southern California Center of Technology & Innovation in Pediatrics (CTIP) to advance medical devices for chidren's health.

OCTANe plans to set up shop at the Children's Hospital of Las Angeles (CHLA), which operates the CTIP, to help commercialize new pediatric device with its "LaunchPad process of predictive analytics-based acceleration." +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for July 28, 2014

July 28, 2014 by MassDevice

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Say hello to MassDevice +3, a bite-sized view of the top three medtech stories of the day. This feature of'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.


Exclusive: IRS collected $1.4B in medtech excise tax payments in 2013

July 28, 2014 by Brian Johnson

The IRS calculates that medtech companies paid the federal government $1.4 billion in medical device excise taxes in 2013, according to a response to a Freedom of Information Act request by coverage of the medical device tax

Medical device companies ponied up $1.4 billion in excise tax payments to the federal government in 2013 to pay for Obamacare, according to documents supplied to by the Internal Revenue Service.

ResMed kicks Apex sleep masks out of Germany

July 28, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

ResMed lands a permanent injunction barring rival Apex Medical from selling sleep-respiratory products that include headgear found to infringe on ResMed's patents.

ResMed kicks Apex out of Germany for good

Arch-rivals ResMed (NYSE:RMD) and Apex Medical each tallied wins this month in the long-running battle over sleep-base respiratory technologies, but ResMed took the lead with a German court decision to permanently bar certain Apex products.

Augmenix raises $11M for surgical hydrogels as Varian's purchase option expires

July 28, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Varian passes on an acquisition option as Augmenix closes a Series D funding round with $10.8 million raised in support of its Space OAR hydrogel for protecting the rectum during prostate radiation therapy.

Augmenix raises $11M for surgical hydrogels

Massachusetts-based Augmenix is hoping it can make it to the U.S. market with the $10.8 million funding round it just closed, the company said this month.

Guided Therapeutics finally re-files PMA for cervical scanner

July 28, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

After 2 failed attempts at FDA approval, Guided Therapeutics returns with an amended application for its LuViva cervical scanner.

Guided Therapeutics finally re-files PMA for cervical scanner

Michigan judge shoots down settlement alleged by Biomet in poaching spat with Stryker | Medtech legal news for the week of July 28, 2014

July 28, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Judge nixes alleged settlement in Stryker, Biomet poaching spat; Boston Scientific loses bids to exclude testimony in pelvic mesh trials; Occlutech claims another win over St. Jude Medical; Align Tech declares a 'total win' as federal circuit reverses ITC ruling; Report: Medtronic shareholder sues to block Covidien merger

Judge nixes alleged settlement in Stryker, Biomet poaching spat

July 23, 2014 by Brad Perriello

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