Welcome to the latest edition of the MassDevice.com’s D+Vice Talk, our new webcast, in which we review medical device stories from the last week.
In this episode we were joined by special guest Stephen Simpson, a legal analyst and Wall Street expert, in talking about the million-dollar feud between Masimo (NSDQ:MASI) and Covidien (NYSE:COV), the FDA’s ongoing attempts to nail down a budget, efforts to repeal an ACA tax for health insurance companies and a Wall Street roller coaster for Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW).
Find all of today’s referenced stories here:
The device tax roundup:
- Medical device tax: White House doesn’t support repeal, Sebelius says
- Mass. Senate hopefuls on both sides of the party line oppose device tax
Masimo’s million-dollar feud with Covidien:
Efforts to repeal the healthcare insurance tax:
The FDA’s struggling budget:
Ups and downs for Edwards Lifesciences:
- Edwards Lifesciences comes back down to earth – hard