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. St. Jude Medical beats The Street with Q4, 2013 numbers
St. Jude Medical’s 4th-quarter and 2013 results exceed expectations on Wall Street, sending share prices up today.
2. Influential patient safety board cut ties with doc before CareFusion kickbacks case
The National Quality Foundation, a non-profit patient safety advocacy group, tells MassDevice.com that it severed ties to Dr. Charles Denham after he seemed too eager to include a CareFusion antiseptic wipe in the NQF’s national standards recommendations to hospitals.
1. NuVasive must face AngleFix patent infringement lawsuit
NuVasive loses a bid to toss a patent infringement lawsuit filed by AngleFix over plate-and-screw spinal implant technology.