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Army cardiologist Major Jason Davis is hit with $12,700 in fees to settle allegations that he accepted illegal payments from Boston Scientific subsidiary Guidant, which paid $600,000 to settle its side of the charges in November 2010.
With increasing pressure from venture capitalists and med-tech makers adding to growing public discomfort, the FDA may need some help from industry on keeping the device and drug pipeline flowing.
Former Boston Scientific CEO James Tobin, who presided over the med-tech giant’s disastrous acquisition of Guidant Corp., joins the board of directors at heart device maker Aptus Endosystems.