Japan’s Asahi Kasei Corp. (TYO:3407), which in 2012 paid $2.3 billion to acquire Zoll Medical, is shuffling the deck at the resuscitation device maker. Former CEO Rick Packer, who led Zoll for 13 years before overseeing the merger with Asahi Kasei, was promoted to primary executive officer and charged with building the healthcare business into “a 3rd […]
Zoll Medical said today that it won Shonin approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor & Welfare for its R Series combination monitor and automated external defibrillator.
The new automated external defibrillator allows emergency responders to pre-program a shock instead of pushing the “shock” button.
Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare granted Shonin approval to Zoll Medical‘s intravascular temperature managment device for treating patients with high fevers and brain damage.
The Chelmsford, Mass.-based medical device company’s temperature regulating device is designed to control high fevers in patients with neurological impairment. It provides direct cooling and warming to the circulatory system via a ballon catheter.
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