Medtech stocks have been on the rise in 2021, and the past week saw the trend continue with yet another all-time best mark. MassDevice‘s MedTech 100 index reached 107.4 points on Jan. 20, topping the all-time best of 106.81 points set on Jan. 8. That mark represents a 16% jump from the pre-pandemic high of 92.32 […]
Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) announced today that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Preventice Solutions. Minneapolis-based Preventice designs mobile health solutions and remote monitoring services for patients with cardiac arrhythmias. Its wearables include the PatientCare platform and BodyGuardian family of monitors. Preventice’s BodyGuardian monitors use a fully-integrated, cloud-based platform for clinical technicians and AI algorithms […]
The Medical Alley Association announced today that, through three quarters, its member companies raised more than a record-breaking $1 billion in capital for the first time. Last year, the association’s members raised more than $1 billion over the course of a full year, but this year, the 58 member companies took just three quarters to […]
Preventice Solutions announced today that it appointed former Medtronic executive Tom Sheehy as its new executive vice president and chief commercial officer, effective immediately. Sheehy previously served as a senior area sales director for the diagnostics and coronary sales team at medtech giant Medtronic (NYSE:MDT). He also held a national sales leadership role, integrating TYRX antibiotic […]
The pilot study of an extravascular implantable cardiac defibrillator developed by Medtronic (NYSE:MDT), which is designed to deliver both defibrillation and anti-tachycardia pacing using leads placed outside the heart and venous system, showed strong safety and efficacy results. The safety outcome for the 26-patient study, presented last week at the annual meeting of the Heart […]
Data from a study of device-related blood clots and the Watchman cardiac implant made by Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX), presented today at the annual meeting of the Heart Rhythm Society in Boston, indicate the need for aggressive management of patients at risk for device-related thrombosis. There were 74 incidences of DRT in 65 of the 1,739 Watchman […]
Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) said yesterday it inked a sales and marketing deal with cardio-focused remote patient care company Preventice Solutions. The new deal will position medical device giant Boston Scientific as Preventice’s exclusive sales and marketing representative for its cardiology-related diagnostic and monitoring offerings, the companies said. “This agreement marks an important strategic milestone for Preventice Solutions. […]
September 12, 2014 by Brad Perriello
Remote patient care company Preventice and remote cardiac monitoring devices maker eCardio Diagnostics announced this week that they would join forces and merge sales operations under a new holding company, Preventice Inc.
The new company combines Preventice’s commercially available wireless remote cardiac monitoring systems with eCardio’s national sales force and patient monitoring center.
A trio of medical device companies won nods from the FDA’s Center for Devices & Radiological Health this week, including a surgical sealer, a wireless cardiac monitor and a spinal plating system