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.
Former Best Buy chief human resources officer Carol Surface hops into the medical device industry right at the top, taking the top HR seat at Medtronic.
Echo Therapeutics announces wide-scale “cost-reduction” initiatives that will mean layoffs for 33% of the company’s employees.
1. Federal shutdown to impact FDA medical device registrations
The shutdown of the U.S. government caused the Food and Drug Administration to severely limit activities related to new medical device registrations.