Reva Medical (ASX:RVA) announced today that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. San Diego-based Reva — which specializes in bioresorbable polymer tech for vascular applications — entered into a restructuring support agreement with a handful of its stakeholders last month. The goal was to address the company’s outstanding debt. Reva also filed a prepackaged […]
Women hold more executive leadership roles in the medtech industry today than they did 20 years ago, but there’s still a long way to go. There is still a women’s leadership gap in the U.S., though. According to a report from the Centers for American Progress, women hold 52% of professional jobs in the U.S. […]
Reva Medical (ASX:RVA) said this week that it plans to cut its workforce by 44%, leaving 22 employees at the San Deigo-based company. In a statement, Reva CEO Reggie Groves cited current market conditions as the primary reason for the staffing reduction. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
Reva Medical (ASX:RVA) said this week that it inked four new distribution agreements, bringing its commercial operations to seven European countries. The San Diego, Calif.-based company said the deals serve to expand the reach of its drug-eluting bioresorbable scaffold, Fantom Encore. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
Insulet (NSDQ:PODD) said yesterday that it tapped former Medtronic minimally invasive therapies CFO and finance VP Wayde McMillan as its new chief financial officer, replacing Michael Levitz. The Acton, Mass.-based diabetes-focused medtech company said that McMillan will join the company in February and that Levitz will continue as an advisor for a period following the […]
In guiding Medtronic through the Fidelis lead recall, medtech veteran Reggie Groves always took a “patients first” perspective. At DeviceTalks West 2018, Groves explained how her time at Medtronic influenced her as a leader and how she has brought those lessons into her role as CEO of Reva Medical. Once the world’s most popular defibrillator […]
Reva Medical (ASX:RVA) CEO Reggie Groves got her start in the medical device industry at medtech titan Medtronic. In her upcoming keynote interview at DeviceTalks West, Groves will discuss how that experience has shaped her as a leader and an innovator. Here’s a preview: When Reggie Groves joined Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) in 2002, she didn’t know very much […]
Reva Medical (ASX:RVA) touted this week the first implant of its newly-launched Fantom Encore bioresorbable scaffold in Italy. The company’s third-generation coronary bioresorbable scaffold features a thin strut profile and Reva’s Tyrocore polymer. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
Shares in Reva Medical (ASX:RVA) rose today after the medical device maker posted its third-quarter financial results. The San Diego, Calif.-based company recorded a net loss of -$9 million on sales of $93,000 for the 3 months ended Sept. 30, for sales growth of 447% compared with the same period last year. Earnings per share were -22¢. […]
Reva Medical (ASX:RVA) said this week that it launched its Fantom Encore bioresorbable, drug-eluting scaffold and that the first person was treated in a post-market trial of the device. The Fantom Encore product is a third-gen coronary bioresorbable scaffold featuring a thin strut profile and Reva’s Tyrocore polymer. Get the full story at our sister site, […]
Reva Medical (ASX:RVA) said yesterday it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its Motiv bioresorbable drug-eluting scaffold, now cleared for treatment of below-the-knee peripheral artery disease. The San Diego-based company’s Motiv is made from the company’s proprietary radiopaque Tyrocore polymer designed for vascular scaffolds. Reva said that over the coming months, it will […]