Say hello to MassDevice +3, a bite-sized view of the top three medtech 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.
Abbott and General Electric said they inked a deal to integrate a pair of technologies designed to detect and map atrial fibrillation.
The deal calls for Abbott to integrate GE Healthcare’s CardioLab electrophysiology recording system into the RhythmView mapping software it acquired when it bought Topera Medical last year. Read more
Sorin Group and Cyberonics revealed the roster that will lead the company once their $1.4 million merger is consummated.
The deal, which will bring together 2 global leaders in cardiac surgery and neuromodulation with a combined equity value of $2.7 billion, is expected to close by the end of the 3rd quarter. Read more
Masimo said that federal prosecutors cleared the company and its employees in a probe launched last year into some of its patient monitoring devices.
Almost exactly a year ago, Irvine, Calif.-based Masimo said the office of the U.S. attorney for central California issued a subpoena requesting “documents related to our Pronto and Pronto-7 products. Certain of the company’s current and former employees also received subpoenas. Read more