Sana Health’s Richard Hanbury chats about medtech investors, the opioid crisis and the importance of data. Heather Thompson, senior editor Speaking with Richard Hanbury, you get a sense that he knows exactly why and how his approach to pain management is getting noticed. Hanbury is the force behind Sana, and his life’s story is the foundation […]
Here’s the view from the top at Hologic
Steve MacMillan took over as CEO of Hologic in 2013, drawing on his experience at medtech titans like Stryker and Johnson & Johnson. Since then, Hologic has grown into a $3 billion business. At DeviceTalks Boston 2018, MacMillan provided exclusive insights into the Massachusetts-based company and its evolving definition of women’s healthcare.
Medical devices: The transition to connected devices
C&K Cutting Edge Blog #2 By Roger Bohannan – C&K Medical Segment Leader The shift in medical device development from the unconnected device to the connected device is upon us. This shift will make an enormous impact on the quality and effectiveness of medical care over the next decade and beyond. Device design engineers worldwide […]
China wants to dominate medtech: Here’s how
Under its “Made in China 2025” plan, the Chinese government seeks explosive growth in biomedical and high-end medical device manufacturing. Grace Fu Palma, China Med Device In 2015, the China State Council issued a 10-year manufacturing plan called “Made in China 2025.” The goal is to elevate the “giant but weak” Chinese manufacturing industry into […]
3D printing can give your medtech startup a competitive edge
You need to be fast and nimble to compete. A strong maker culture enabled by 3D design and 3D printing could be the way to do it. Derek Mathers, Worrell It can be a lonely world for medical and biotechnology startup entrepreneurs during the early days. Despite their deep desire to introduce and scale novel life-extending […]
Organovo CEO Murphy steps away, Crouch steps up | Personnel Moves | April 14, 2017
Organovo (PINK:ONVO) said earlier this week that Taylor Crouch has been appointed as CEO, replacing Keith Murphy who is stepping away from the company. The changes are slated to go into effect on April 21. Prior to being tapped for the corner office, Crouch operated as CEO of investigative clinical research company eStudySite, the San Diego, […]
Philips slips on missed Q4 earnings, warns on AED recall repercussions
(Reuters) — Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) missed forecasts for 4th-quarter earnings today and said a dispute with the U.S. Justice Dept. over defibrillators it sold through 2015 would significantly impact that business. The Dutch company stuck by its medium-term financial targets of 4% to 6% average comparable sales growth and a 1% improvement in adjusted earnings before interest, […]
FDA releases February 2015 510(k) clearances
February 2015 510(k) Clearances
510(k) summaries or 510(k) statements for final decisions rendered during the period February 2015.
TOTAL 510(k)s THIS PERIOD 208
TOTAL WITH SUMMARIES 193
TOTAL WITH STATEMENTS 15
February 2015 510(k) Clearances
Year in review: CEOs chime in on 2014
As 2014 draws to a close, MassDevice.com asked several medical device company CEOs for their takes on 2014 and what they’re looking for in 2015.
We wanted to get their views on the major trends seen in medtech this year, including the red-hot M&A and IPO scenes, the medical device tax, the regulatory environment in the U.S., and more.