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Medical device company Masimo unveils the iSpO2, the 1st Apple-approved pulse oximetry system compatible with iPods, iPhones and iPads.
Masimo founder, board chairman and CEO Joe Kiani’s perspective on the "frustration many patients experience in trying to obtain their own health information, even from devices that are implanted inside their own bodies."
Spirits remain high for medical device industry advocates pushing for repeal of the 2.3% medtech tax, even in the face of political obstacles and in-group negativity.
Abiomed’s dilemma is of its own making, Jefferies & Co. analyst Raj Denhoy tells MassDevice.com.
St. Jude Medical shareholders accuse the company and 3 executives of making false statements about the Durata defibrillator leads, which the plaintiffs say are prone to the same design flaws that led to the high-profile Riata recall.
"Innovation will always beat the economy, " Allergan chairman, president & CEO David Pyott tells attendees of MassDevice’s 2012 Big 100 Roundtable West in Newport Beach, Calif.
Efforts to repeal the medical device tax aren’t in vain, but they aren’t going to be successful in bringing down the levy, Abbot Medical Optics president and former AdvaMed board chairman James Mazzo says.