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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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.
Nonin Medical Inc. renamed its Swedish subsidiary, MedAir AB, to Nonin Medical AB as it expanded the location’s administrative support.
The Minneapolis-based physiological monitoring device maker said the the new center facilitates the company’s European distribution in addition to expanding its technical and customer service.