Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) and Halyard Health (NYSE:HYH) subsidiary Corpak MedSystems are planning to lay off a collective 266 workers in Illinois as they each close a plant there. Fridley, Minn.-based Medtronic told the Illinois Commerce Dept. that it’s shuttering a distribution facility in Joliet, meaning job cuts for the 185 workers employed there. The layoffs are slated to begin Sept. […]
Group purchasing goliath Premier Healthcare Alliance touted new supply deals with Corpak MedSystems and electric car-maker Club Car LLC.
Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based Corpak MedSystems landed a 36-month group purchasing agreement with Premier for its feeding tubes and devices. The deal is slated to go into effect Feb. 1 of next year, according to a press release.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Less than 10 percent of retrievable inferior vena cava filters were removed from patients released from Boston Medical Center even though filter placement was no longer required at discharge.
Of the 679 patients who had received a retrievable IVC filter at Boston Medical Center since 2006 only 9 percent had the IVC filter successfully removed.
Charles River Laboratories International Inc. (NYSE:CRL) announced this week that its research models and preclinical services, hand in hand with shuffling its executive deck to drive growth.