Say hello to MassDevice +3, a bite-sized view of the top three med-tech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com’s coverage highlights our 3 biggest and most influential stories from the day’s news to make sure you’re up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry.
3. CAS Medical wins a legal round against Covidien’s Nellcor
A federal judge tosses 1 count of a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Covidien’s Nellcor subsidiary against CAS Medical over patient monitoring technology.
2. Medtronic drops $200M on Cardiocom
Medtronic spends $200 million to acquire disease management company Cardiocom, aiming to expand its reach into disease management.
1. Veteran newsman Brian Williams’ knee surgery raises questions about cost, durability
Total knee replacements, like the one undergone by veteran journalist Brian Williams, can be costly and worrisome procedures for patients to undergo, but reporting from NBC’s Nightly News has some good news, at least for long-term outcomes.