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• Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

We post Medical News daily on our LinkedIN group: MDField. MDField features daily topics related to medical news, jobs, and discussions! This group is for medical professionals who appreciate the value of networking and want to take advantage of social media technologies to expand their relations and share their expertise.This group is for medical professionals who […]

• Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

(Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. representatives met with Mexican regulators this month ahead of the debut of its smartwatches, indicating that the iPhone maker is stepping up efforts to make the new product available internationally. Five executives from Apple, which hasn’t outlined its plans for an international rollout of the Apple Watch, met with Mexico’s Federal Telecommunications […]

• Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Like many big health care companies, Medtronic PLC has taken on a lot of additional debt in a bid to transform itself into the medical device company of the future. But a new analysis shows the strategy comes with risks. Carrying high debt leaves merging companies a thin cushion to absorb setbacks like litigation or unexpected integration […]

• Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

2/16/2015 6:26:54 AM Michelson Diagnostics Closes £ 2.5 Million First Tranche of £ 4.0 Million Series B Fundraising KENT, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwired – Feb 16, 2015) – Michelson Diagnostics Limited Michelson Diagnostics closes £2.5 million First Tranche of £4.0 million Series B fundraising Smith & Nephew as Cornerstone Investor Highlights: Smith & Nephew makes £1.25 million […]

• Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Faced with uncertain funding and ever-increasing costs, laboratories and hospitals are more prudent than ever regarding the equipment they purchase. As such, marketing and sales professionals in the scientific instrument and medical device markets must clearly communicate their product differentiation and value at every touch point. From a marketer’s standpoint, this means there is a […]

• Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Stabbed five times, Claudio Cara lay dying on the kitchen floor of his Oshawa home. The final thrust of the knife — one Cara preferred for slicing Italian sweets — was likely the fatal one. The blade protruded from the 56-year-old’s chest, the handle missing. The business of estimating exact time of death is inaccurate. […]

• Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

The recent and successful human implantation of a 3D-printed vertebra at Peking University in China captured the public’s imagination. I read the news (and its quick spread) as evidence that medical devices are, dare I say, cool again. I’ve never seen a flood of interest as we have enjoyed recently. This is a great thing; I love […]

• Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Elizabeth Holmes, the 30-year-old CEO of the secretive blood-testing firm Theranos, is seemingly everywhere. A recent New Yorker article was likely the longest profile of her to date. She was featured at the 2014 TEDMED event and interviewed by TechCrunch (see video below) and Wired. And Forbes included Holmes, who is said to be worth $4.5 billion, in several […]

• Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Global medical device company K2M Group Holdings Inc. is relocating its headquarters and research and development operations in Loudoun County. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Friday that the$28 million project in Leesburg is expected to create 97 new jobs and retain 268 jobs.   K2M Group’s work focuses on designing, developing and […]

• Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

NASHVILLE: Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with Orchid Orthopedic Solutions Alabama, LLC (Orchid Alabama) officials have announced the company will expand its manufacturing operations located at 2715 Bells Highway in Jackson. A worldwide leader in the contract design and manufacture of implants, instruments and innovative technologies for the orthopedic, dental and […]

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• Friday, July 25th, 2014

MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) is looking to significantly boost its reach in China, country with “the world’s biggest diabetes epidemic,” according to a local report. Medtronic diabetes group president and executive vice president Hooman Hakami told ShanghaiDaily.com that he estimates China will one day account for 20% of the company’s global diabetes revenues, up […]