February 28, 2014 by Brad Perriello
The proxy war over control of the board at ConMed turned ugly this week after serious allegations surfaced against 1 of the medical device company’s nominees for director.
National Quality Forum president & CEO Dr. Christine Cassel voluntarily resigned her seat on the boards of a couple of high-profile healthcare industry groups as questions continue to swirl about potential conflicts of interest among the Forum’s leaders.
iRhythm Technologies said it closed a $16 million Series D round for its Zio wearable heart monitor, saying it plans to use the proceeds to further its commercial footprint and research & development efforts.
Led by Norwest Venture Partners, which added partner Casper de Clercq to iRhythm’s board, the latest financing including contributions from existing backers New Leaf Ventures, Synergy Life Science Partners and Kaiser Permanente Ventures.