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3. NuVasive to drop $80M on Impulse Monitoring in cash/stock deal
NuVasive Inc. agrees to pay $40 million in cash and another $40 million in stock for intra-operative monitoring firm Impulse Monitoring.
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2. Medical device tax a job-killer, industry advocates say
The medical device industry, gathered in Washington this week for its annual conference, locks in on the jobs issue in arguing against the impending medical device excise tax. But will it work?
1. Bill Hawkins on the one that got away
Former Medtronic CEO Bill Hawkins, in an exclusive interview with MassDevice.com, tells us about the one that got away: Guidant Corp.’s stent-making operation.