The past week in medtech saw a major IPO and a grim reminder about the importance of cybersecurity.
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5. Hologic launches $950M private offering
Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) has launched a private offering worth $950 million in senior notes due in 2029. The news comes about a week after the company boosted its financial outlook for the fourth quarter. Read the full story.
4. Varian names new president & COO
Current Varian Oncology Systems president Chris Toth will take over the newly created roll of president and COO, effective Oct. 5. Read the full story.
3. Smith+Nephew sees new way into the OR
2. A hospital ransomware attack may have caused a death in Germany
State authorities in North Rhine-Westphalia are investigating whether a hospital ransomware attack resulted in negligent homicide, according to media reports. Read the full story.
1. Outset Medical IPO raises nearly $278M
Outset Medical (Nasdaq: OM) is the maker of the Tablo hemodialysis system — an all-in-one dialysis machine able to handle water purification and dialysate production. It can be used in a variety of different settings. Read the full story.