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. Competitive bidding puts Medicare patients in jeopardy
New Medicare rules for "competitive bidding" put patients and device companies at risk, writes Catherine Burzik, ex-CEO of Kinetic Concepts Inc.
2. Medtronic CEO unloads 10k shares
Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak raked in more than $535,000 through sales of 10,000 shares of MDT stock.
1. Edwards Lifesciences loses a round in patent spat with Medtronic
A federal judge in California denies Edwards Lifesciences claims that a pair of Medtronic patents covering heart valve technology are invalid.