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. Siemens Healthcare CEO takes NEJM to task over medical device tax editorial
Dr. Gregory Sorensen, CEO of Siemens Healthcare, disputes an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine that said concerns over the medical device tax are overblown.
2. Boston Scientific pledges $600k for GI research
Boston Scientific awards an unrestricted $600,000 grant to the American Gastroenterological Assn., which will help the group fund new research, identify unmet needs and bring together industry and clinical leaders to brainstorm about the future of treatment.
1. FDA panel recommends reducing regulatory burden on cardiac devices
An FDA advisory panel recommends that the federal watchdog agency re-classify a trio of cardiac devices as posing less risk to patients.