The MassDevice Weekly Roundup brings you the latest medical device news and information.
Is Boston Scientific a good acquisition target?
Wall Street wonks are divided over whether incoming CEO and industry vet Ray Elliott will be able to overcome the Natick device giant’s vast debt load, with one calling BoSci an acquisition target. Read More
Medicare to cut specialist payments, boost GPs’ reimbursement
Cardiologists and radiologists can expect to earn less from the federal healthcare program next year, but general practitioners could see their reimbursement rates go up. Read More
The Massachusetts gifts ban went into effect July 1. That means life science companies doing business in the Commonwealth, including medical device makers, must comply with its stringent regulations governing any gifts or payments to physicians. Click here for our guide to complying with these stringent new regulations. Read More
MassDevice Q&A: Charles Remsberg
The CEO of robotic rehab equipment maker Hocoma’s U.S. division on how robotics will change rehabilitation and why thinking Swiss has helped the company weather the downturn. Read More
Weekly Wireless Roundup: Roche gets into wireless health, Sequoia Capital gets into arrhythmia and an Apple exec gets into VC
Pharma giant Roche Diagnostics makes its first foray into wireless health; Sequoia Capital injects cash into arrhythmia monitoring company; Apple exec departs to focus on wireless medicine and mobile marketing startups. Read More
The MassDevice Q&A page features a collection of free-form question-and-answer sessions with the executives, thought leaders and politicos driving this incredible industry. We do our best to find engaging people and let them speak for themselves about a wide range of topics affecting the medical device industry. Read More
Our weekly checkup takes the temperature of the public medical device companies in the three largest markets in the U.S.: Massachusetts, Minnesota and California. In addition to the the indices for each state, which track the overall movement of the sector, we compare Monday morning’s opening share prices with their value when the markets close Friday afternoon and calculate the biggest gainers and losers. Read More
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