Nonin Medical (Plymouth, Minn.) announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance for its flagship product — the CO-Pilot wireless handheld multi-parameter system. The handheld, wireless CO-Pilot is meant to make it easier for EMS, firefighters and military personnel to measure a person’s key vital signs following a cardiac arrest, traumatic injury, carbon monoxide or […]
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COVID-19 lessons learned: 2 manufacturers, a healthcare system and a logistics company share their wisdom
The COVID-19 pandemic put medtech contract manufacturers, OEMs, distributors and healthcare providers in situations for which they were unprepared, particularly with their supply chains. What they learned will undoubtedly help them all going forward, especially if the world faces a second wave or another novel virus. Here are some supply chain lessons learned by a […]
Is coronavirus causing a run on pulse oximeters?
Multiple reports cited pulse oximeters as a device of interest as stores are selling out of the products amid claims of capabilities in detecting COVID-19 at home. Pulse oximeters can measure the saturation of oxygen in red blood cells by shining a light through the skin when clipped to the user’s body. They can be […]
Nestle poaches Fresenius CEO Schneider | Personnel Moves for July 1, 2016
Haemonetics CEO Concannon steps down | Personnel Moves
Haemonetics (NYSE:HAE) said yesterday its CEO Brian Concannon resigned to pursue other opportunities and will be replaced by board member Ronald Gelbman, who will serve as interim CEO. The company said Concannon will remain with Haemonetics through the end of October to “ensure a seamless transition,” while the board searches for a permanent replacement. “Ron’s intimate […]
HART CEO Green bows out | Personnel Moves
Covidien promotes Hanson to group president role | Personnel Moves
Terumo inks distribution deals with CareFusion, Nonin Medical
Terumo Corp. (TYO:4543) sat on both sides of the table in inking a pair of distribution deals with CareFusion (NYSE:CFN) and Nonin Medical.
InspireMD raises $23M for MGuard stent | Wall Street Beat
Premier strikes CRM deals with Medtronic, Boston Scientific, others
Group purchasing organization Premier Healthcare Alliance struck a deal with 4 major players in the cardiac device market for several cardiac rhythm management device portfolios.
J&J nabs its 1st Chinese device maker | Wall Street Beat
Health care giant Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) made its 1st acquisition in China this week, picking up Guangzhou Bioseal Biotech for an undisclosed amount.
J&J has been doing business in China for more than 25 years, including last year’s launch of a medical device and diagnostics innovation center there.