Recent Press Releases

GE Healthcare launches startup campus Health Innovation Village to help entrepreneurs speed up health tech solutions

Helsinki, Finland – October 28, 2014 - Today GE Healthcare officially opens Health Innovation Village, its first health tech startup campus, at its Finnish headquarters with the Minister of...

Abbott Expands Its Medical Device Business with Acquisition in Catheter-Based Electrophysiology Market

Abbott Enters Large and Growing Catheter-Based Electrophysiology Market with Next-Generation Technologies to Improve Treatment of People with Atrial Fibrillation ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Oct. 29, 2014...

ZOLL Announces Acquisition of the Assets of Impact Instrumentation, Inc.

CHELMSFORD, Mass.--()--ZOLL Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced today that it has signed an agreement to purchase...

Inogen (INGN) Announces Launch Of Proposed Secondary Public Offering By Selling Stockholders

GOLETA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inogen, Inc. (Nasdaq:INGN) announced today the launch of a proposed secondary public offering of 2,100,775 shares of its common stock. All of such...

MEDTRONIC BEGINS GLOBAL CLINICAL STUDY OF INVESTIGATIONAL PERICARDIAL SURGICAL AORTIC HEART VALVE

MINNEAPOLIS – October 28, 2014 – Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today announced it has initiated the PERIGON (PERIcardial SurGical AOrtic Valve ReplacemeNt) Pivotal Trial, a global,...

Wearable Medical Device Deal Announced: Welch Allyn and Gentag announce strategic partnership to advance wireless medical device

October 28, 2014 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time SKANEATELES, N.Y. & WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Welch Allyn, a leading medical diagnostic device company that delivers pragmatic innovation at the...

Danaher Corp's Leica Biosystems to buy GTCR-backed Devicor

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today that Devicor Medical Products ("Devicor" or the "Company"), a GTCR portfolio company, has...

Teleflex Awarded U.S. Army Grantto Develop Anti-Biofilm Orthopedic Device

WAYNE, Pa., Oct 28, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Teleflex Incorporated TFX, -0.12% a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, has announced that it has been awarded a $2.1...

Covidien Launches First and Only Articulating Reloadable Absorbable Fixation Device for Minimally-Invasive Hernia Repair

DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct 28, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Covidien plc today announced the launch of ReliaTack™ articulating reloadable fixation device, the first and only of its kind for laparoscopic...

Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. Receives CE Mark for ORTHO VISION™ Analyzer to Take Full Automation Transfusion Medicine Testing to Next Level

RARITAN, N.J.--()--Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. (OCD) today announced that it obtained CE Mark (Conformité Européenne) for the ORTHO VISION™ Analyzer, a highly...

Infraredx Announces Group Purchasing Agreement with HealthTrust

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Infraredx, Inc., a medical device company committed to advancing the diagnosis and management of coronary artery disease, today announced that it has entered into...

Wright Medical Group, Inc. and Tornier N.V. Agree to Merge Creating Premier High-Growth Extremities-Biologics Company

Combination Will Offer Comprehensive Upper and Lower Extremity Product Portfolio and Broad Global Reach Further Accelerates Growth Opportunities in Three of the Fastest Growing Areas in Orthopaedics...

EOS imaging Obtains Marketing Approval in South Korea

EOS imaging Obtains Marketing Approval in South Korea

BioFire Defense, a bioMérieux company, receives fast-track authorization of FilmArray® Ebola Test

BioFire Defense, LLC of Salt Lake City, UT announced today that it has received Emergency Use Authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its commercial FilmArray® Ebola test...

Zyga Technology Receives CE Mark Approval for Glyder Facet Restoration Device

MINNETONKA, Minn., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zyga Technology, Inc., a medical device company focused on the design, development and commercialization of minimally invasive products to treat...

Globus Medical, Inc. (GMED) Buys San Antonio Biomedical Firm For Undisclosed Amount

AUDUBON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE: GMED), a leading musculoskeletal implant manufacturer, today announced that it has acquired allograft tissue processor Transplant...

Medical costs for stroke survivors stay high 10 years on

New data shows that healthcare and personal costs to support survivors of stroke remains high 10 years on. The Monash University research, published today in the journal Stroke, is the first to look...

Sorin Group S.p.A. (SRN) Expands Manufacturing Operations

MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sorin Group, (SRN.MI) (Reuters Code: SORN.MI), a global medical device company and a leader in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, announced today it has expanded its...

Zyno Medical Wins FDA Approval For Ambulatory Infusion Pump

NATICK, Mass., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Zyno Medical, LLC today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in addition to European CE...

New microscope collects dynamic images of the molecules that animate life

Contact: Jim Keeley keeleyj@hhmi.org 301-215-8858 Howard Hughes Medical Institute @HHMINEWS Over the last decade, powerful new microscopes have dramatically sharpened biologists' focus on the...