After rising more than 31 points to heights never before reached, the medtech industry returned to normal this past week. MassDevice‘s MedTech 100 Index — which includes stocks of the world’s largest medical device companies — finished last week (July 23) at 115.54 points, a total that, had it not been for the previous week, would […]
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California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced a $26 billion settlement with Johnson & Johnson, among other companies, over opioids. The settlement includes Johnson & Johnson, which manufactured and marketed opioids, and pharmaceutical distributors Cardinal, McKesson and AmerisourceBergen. Get the full story at our sister site, Pharmaceutical Processing World.
An accelerated rebound in medical device sales helped drive Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) second-quarter results that topped the consensus forecast. The New Brunswick, N.J.-based company posted profits of $6.3 billion, or $2.35 per share, on sales of $23.3 billion for the three months ended June 30, 2021, for a 73.1% bottom-line gain on sales growth […]
One week after hitting an all-time best mark, the medtech industry has done it again, reaching new heights on Wall Street. MassDevice‘s MedTech 100 Index — which includes stocks of the world’s largest medical device companies — continued its rise, finishing the week (July 9) at 114.79 points, a rise of 0.2% from the 114.59-point mark […]
Ethicon — part of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) — announced today that it launched the Enseal X1 curved jaw tissue sealer. Ethicon developed the Enseal as a new advanced bipolar energy device designed to increase procedural efficiency and provide stronger sealing and better access to more tissue than Medtronic’s LigaSure Maryland, according to a news […]
For better or worse, parents including dads play a major role in who we become. With Father’s Day approaching in the U.S., MassDevice and MDO reached out to some of medtech’s top executives to ask what they learned from their dads. Go to our sister site Medical Design & Outsourcing to read what they said.
Another large amount of doses of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine produced at an embattled manufacturing plant reportedly have to be thrown out. The New York Times reported that the FDA told J&J that about 60 million doses of the single-dose vaccine produced at Emergent BioSolutions’ Baltimore plant can’t be used because of possible contamination. Get the full […]
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) unit DePuy Synthes announced that it launched the 2.7 mm variable angle locking compression plate (VA LCP) clavicle plate system. West Chester, Pa.–based DePuy Synthes designed the VA LCP clavicle plate system to treat lateral, shaft and medial fractures for small, medium and large clavicles. Get the full story at our sister site, Medical […]
The United Kingdom announced that it approved the single-dose COVID-19 vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceutical business. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) granted the regulatory approval, making Janssen’s the fourth COVID-19 vaccine authorized by the independent regulator and the first to be approved as a single-dose option, according to a […]
The pharmaceutical industry is on the upswing and is poised to have a compound annual growth rate of 13.7% from 2020 to 2027, according to projections from Grand View Research. The industry’s resurgence is a good opportunity for employees in the sector, who frequently enjoy comfortable salaries. To get a sense of which pharmaceutical companies […]
The global pharmaceutical industry held up well during the pandemic, with 10 of the largest businesses only seeing a roughly –3% drop in revenue in 2020. Eight of the 10 even came out ahead. That’s one of the big takeaways from our sister publication Drug Discovery & Development’s inaugural Pharma 50, a compilation of data […]