Amendia said last week that private equity firm Kohlberg & Company inked a deal to snag a majority ownership in Amendia. Kohlberg & Company will support Amendia’s growth initiatives with its $1.6 billion private equity fund, the company said. “We are thrilled with our new partners and the resources they bring to the Amendia organization. […]
Healthcare is still in its infancy when it comes to being able to access metrics to monitor quality in terms of patient outcomes and satisfaction, as well as business policies. To address this lack of data in one sector, the Radiation Oncology Institute (ROI) has announced it will offer researchers a chance to apply for competitive […]
Plastics converting companies in Europe are facing a serious challenge due to the limited availability of polymers, and the rhetoric is starting to get a little heated. Since March of last year, EU polymer industry prices have risen by more than 40%, even as oil prices remained low, according to the Polymers for Europe Alliance. During that time, plastics […]
B. Braun Interventional Systems said today it extended its exclusive U.S. distribution deal with NuMed for to include its newly-cleared Cheatham Platinum stent designed to treat native or recurrent coarctation of the aorta. The CP stent won FDA 510(k) clearance in March, and the commercial launch in the U.S. is scheduled to take place this week, […]
Merriam Webster defines a case study as a published report about a person, group, or situation that has been studied over time; also : a situation in real life that can be looked at or studied to learn about something. Case studies can be useful to help highlight how to handle a particular situation, including […]
Custom cable assemblies for the life sciences engineered by cable manufacturer, Northwire, Inc., (NWI) and precision cable connector leader LEMO were featured among Medtec’s most recent innovations and technology within medical device design and medical manufacturing at its April 2016 show in Europe. Addressing the highly specialized considerations necessary for connectivity within the life sciences, […]
Bemis Co. (NYSE:BMS) said today that it closed its buyout of SteriPack Group for an undisclosed amount. Neenah, Wis.-based Bemis said the deal includes a facility in Ireland and packaging production plants in Malaysia and the U.S. The deal does not include SteriPack’s contract manufacturing business, which SteriPack is slated to keep and run on its […]
The Cleveland Medical Hackathon will return to downtown Cleveland this fall with new features and an important new connection. The 2nd annual hackathon will be held in conjunction with Cleveland Clinic’s Medical Innovation Summit, the healthcare industry’s premiere innovation conference. Hackathon participants, speakers and sponsors will be able to interact with the summit, which showcases […]
A new antiseptic gel developed from a mouthwash won European regulatory approval today as an agent to stop umbilical cord infections in newborn babies. The developer, GlaxoSmithKline won’t make any profits from the deal, as it partnered with the Save the Children charity to design the gel specifically for developing countries to be sold at […]
Contract manufacturer Web Industries said yesterday it opened a new lateral flow immunoassay production facility at its Holliston, Mass-based manufacturing center. The new 25,000 sq. ft., FDA-registered facility, located within the company’s existing Web Boston location, will allow the company to provide manufacturing solutions for companies who market LFI tests, the Marlborough, Mass.-based company said. […]
Merit Medical (NSDQ:MMSI) chief Fred Lampropoulos said his company is ready to take advantage of the worldwide recall of rival Cook Medical’s central catheter sets. The FDA in March slapped the Cook recall with a Class I label, denoting the risk of serious injury or death. It covers Cook’s single lumen central venous catheter sets […]
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