BSN Medical said today that it expanded its footprint in the lymphedema treatment market with the acquisition of Wright Therapy Products for an undisclosed amount. Hamburg, Germany-based BSN has been on a bit of buying spree of late, having acquired FarrowMed and JoViPak in June and September, respectively. The deal for Oakdale, Penn-based Wright Therapy, which makes pneumatic compression systems […]
ResMed (NYSE:RMD) said today that it acquired home medical re-supplier CareTouch for an undisclosed amount. San Diego-based ResMed said it plans to re-brand CareTouch as ResMed ReSupply, but retain CEO Matthew Dolph and other CareTouch employees as part of its Americas commercial team. Westminster, Colo.-based CareTouch’s Internet-based 360 Portal is designed to help home medical equipment providers manage […]
(Reuters) – Broadband and cable TV provider Cox Communications Inc and the Cleveland Clinic medical center will announce on Thursday a new venture to develop in-home healthcare services, stepping into a market that is poised to grow as medical care goes digital.
The joint venture in Atlanta called Vivre Health is designed to help Cox expand its reach into healthcare beyond its current services such as providing broadband for hospitals.
The Lawrence, Mass-based medical device company trotted out its System One S, the next generation of NxStage’s System One. It features higher dialysate flow rates, allowing for a wider range of flexible therapy options.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL —Nanotechnology could hold promise for the next generation in breast implant material, said researchers.
Scientists at the University of Akron are currently developing an alternative to the standard silicone rubber implant, which according to them has a 20 to 30 percent complication rate.
The new material would be a nanostructed alternative to silicone that has the ability to deliver cancer drugs and minimize chemotherapy side effects in the 75 percent of post-mastectomy patients that choose breast reconstruction surgery.