Sterigenics International said today that it has changed the name of its parent company to Sotera Health, with Nelson Labs, Nordion and Sterigenics as Sotera’s three operating companies. The new name drew its inspiration from the name of the Greek goddess of safety, Soteria, and is meant to reflect the company’s commitment to global health. […]
Nordion‘s stock came off the Toronto Stock Exchange this week after Sterigenics put a ribbon on the $826 million acquisition.
Shares of St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ) clawed back some of the value lost yesterday in what 1 waggish analyst termed a “Greek tragedy.”
STJ shares closed down 3.3% yesterday at $39.96 when the company revealed a $56 million writedown after a Greek distributor failed to pay up for an estimated 2 years worth of sales.
In early 2009, six medical professional societies got together to write a guide for 180 cardiac revascularization procedures.
A recent survey, however, shows that there may not be consensus amongst the doctors who practice the surgical and percutaneous coronary intervention procedures.