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. Spine Vision takes new COO from Wright Medical
New Spine Vision COO Ken Yamada joins the company’s U.S. operations after 2 years at Wright Medical Technology.
2. Study: Cocky CEOs make risky investments
University of Missouri-Colombia researcher Stephen Ferris warns investors to watch out for over-confident CEOs, warning that cocky leaders often make business decisions that aren’t in the best interest of their companies.
1. German court rules for Edwards Lifesciences in patent war over Medtronic’s CoreValve heart valve
Medtronic says a German court ruled that its CoreValve replacement heart valve infringes an Edwards Lifesciences patent, forcing it to cede the German market to Edwards and its Sapien valve.