Leadership at Zimmer (NYSE:ZMH) and Biomet have been on merger overdrive in recent weeks, holding summits and hosting presentations as the companies navigate the tricky business of a $13 billion merger.
FDA seeks public input on medtech hacking | MassDevice.com On Call
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — The FDA announced that it will hold a public meeting in October to discuss cybersecurity in medical devices.
Co-hosted with the Dept. of Homeland Security, the 2-day summit will bring together a variety of healthcare stakeholders to discuss areas of vulnerability and best approaches to shoring up the digital defenses of medical systems.
Minerva Surgical’s just an inch away from closing a $25.5M round
California women’s health company Minerva Surgical is just a stone’s throw from wrapping up an equity funding round slated to bring in $25.6 million.
Breast implant maker Sientra registers an $86M IPO
California medical device maker Sientra Inc. is looking to hit the public markets with an initial public offering that could raise as much as $86.3 million, according to an SEC filing.
AdvaMed, PhRMA, BIO protest Sunshine law
Medicare’s Sunshine Act database is slated to go public later this month with a year’s worth of data on industry relationships with physicians, but an alliance of life sciences groups is calling for some sunshine of its own.
Alere unveils $3.82B privatization plan | MassDevice.com On Call
Milestone Scientific drops on dermatology joint venture plan
Medtronic stock continues to hit new highs this month
Diabetes: iHealth realigns, eyes the globe with new $25M investment
California mobile devices maker iHealth is undergoing a major shift, fueled by a $25 million investment from Xiaomi Ventures, the company’s 1st institutional round of funding.
Report: The medical device tax falls short, again
The IRS may have a new problem on its hands with a dramatic shortfall in revenues collected for the 2.3% medical device tax.
The agency expected between 40%-66% more filed returns during the 1st half of 2013 than it received, according to a report from the Star Tribune.