Ethicon, a division of J&J, has identified an issue in the packaging process for its SurgiFlo haemostatic matrix. It seems certain products, manufactured between September 16 2011 and July 27 2012 are susceptible to a potential breach of the double Tyvek pouch of the packaging.
Misonix says it is acting in a manner consistent with its business strategy by electing to sell its products under its own label via its own proprietary sales organization. With its now defunct distribution agreement less than 2 years old, Aesculap might be a little aggrieved.
Covidien is showcasing some of its most innovative surgical products at the American College of Surgeons (ACS) annual clinical congress being held at McCormick Place in Chicago this week. Key featured products include the new Sonicision™ ultrasonic incision and hemostasis device as well as the company’s iDrive™ Ultra powered stapling system.
Sandra E. Peterson will join Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) on December 1, 2012, as Group Worldwide Chairman and member of the Company’s Executive Committee. She will have responsibility for the Consumer Group of Companies, Information Technology, and Global Supply Chain.
Osseon® Therapeutics, Inc. has named Mr. Ron Clough as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Clough has extensive experience with several companies that develop and market medical devices for the treatment of spinal disease and deformities…
IRIDEX Appoints Chairman William M. Moore as Interim President & CEO (via PR Newswire) MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 28, 2012 … continue reading “New Interim President & CEO For Iridex”
Happtique, a mobile health application store and total app management solution, today announced the commencement of its pilot program of mRx, Happtique’s patent-pending solution that enables physicians and other health practitioners to electronically prescribe medical, health, and fitness apps to their patients.
Market intelligence company Millennium Research Group, reckons the U.S. Transcatheter Embolisation and Occlusion device market will grow at an average annual rate of just over nine percent through 2016, driven by an aging population and a trend away from traditional surgical procedures and toward minimally invasive procedures, with particular growth in aneurysm treatment.
Californian radiotherapy company Varian Medical Systems’ President and CEO Timothy Guertin has declared his intention to retire from the role after 35 years with the company.
Olive Medical Corporation, the self-styled low cost leader in 1080p HD surgical camera systems, has announced a contract with ROi (Resource Optimization & Innovation) in a move which the company says will help users deliver clinical excellence in the most cost-efficient manner.
EquinoxO2 Medical, developer of negative pressure wound therapy foam dressings and pump systems, has announced introduction and distribution of its HALO XP npwt pump system.
The US FDA is proposing to establish a system which would require the label of most medical devices and device packages to include a unique device identifier in an endeavour to identify potential problems earlier and better isolate affected populations.
Consumers Union is a powerful patient rights advocacy group in USA, and as such it’s perhaps not surprising to see it welcoming the Unique Device Identifier proposals from FDA… and asking why it’s taken so long.
It’s all a bit weird. Companies issue press releases containing information about their rosy prospects all the time, but they don’t often charge you for the privilege of reading them. Tissue Regeneration Technologies obviously has other ideas.
Richard Smith says it’s time to open up the finances of medical journals so we can see whether lucrative reprint business is risking clouding judgement. A bit more transparency about publications’ sources of income would perhaps provide comfort.
Precision Spine, Inc. has announced its purchase of Spinal USA, LLC and Precision Medical of Mississippi, LLC , privately held medical device companies headquartered in Pearl, MS, in a transaction valued at approximately $72 million.