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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 […]

• Monday, March 10th, 2014

Baxter Initiates U.S. Voluntary Recall of One Lot of Peritoneal Dialysis Solution Due to Container-Closure Non-Integrity March 5, 2014 – DEERFIELD, Ill.,– Baxter International Inc. announced today it has initiated a voluntary recall in the United States of a single lot of DIANEAL PD-2 Peritoneal Dialysis Solution with 1.5% Dextrose 6000mL (Ambu-Flex II) to the […]

• Monday, March 10th, 2014

Drug delivery system maker Gerresheimer Peachtree City LP will expand in Fayette County, creating 120 jobs and investing double-digit millions into the expansion. The German company will build an additional 60,000-square-foot manufacturing facility on a 35-acre campus located along Highway 75 North. The facility will produce complex medical devices, such as inhalers for safe medication […]

• Monday, March 10th, 2014

United Orthopedic Corporation Enters U.S. Market IRVING, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, United Orthopedic Corporation (UOC) – a leading international designer, manufacturer, and distributor of innovative orthopedic implants and instruments – announced its entrance into the American market, offering clinically proven, safe and cost-effective hip and knee devices through its U.S. subsidiary, UOC USA. “United Orthopedic Corporation is […]

• Monday, March 10th, 2014

MolecularHealth Expands its Footprint with New Office in Boston Metro Area THE WOODLANDS, Texas & NEWTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– MolecularHealth announced today that it has opened a new office in the greater Boston metro area, at the Riverside Center in Newton, Mass. Run by Chief Commercial Officer Laura Housman, the Boston location will house members of […]

• Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Kalamazoo, Michigan – February 18, 2014 – Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) announced today a definitive agreement to acquire Berchtold Holding, AG (Berchtold) for an enterprise value of $172 million. Berchtold, a privately held business with operating facilities in Germany and the United States, sells world-class surgical infrastructure equipment. Berchtold has been providing customer-centric healthcare equipment for […]

• Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Smiths Medical president Srini Seshadri steps down, making way for Zimmer executive Jeff McCaulley. Smiths Medical president Srini Seshadri is expected to step down, and Zimmer (NYSE:ZMH) executive Jeff McCaulley will step into the top office. There was no reason given for Seshadri’s departure. He joined the company in 2006 and helped navigate some tough […]

• Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Nuclea Biotechnologies Inc. has received more than $510,000, in tax incentives from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center — on the condition it creates 25 full-time jobs in 2014. Patrick J. Muraca, president and CEO of the firm, said the majority of those new positions — between 17 and 20 — will be created in Pittsfield. […]

• Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Arthrex loses its bid for a new trial in its patent infringement war with KFx Medical, but must pay royalties on sales of its SpeedBridge and SutureBridge shoulder anchor devices.   A $29 million judgment against Arthrex will stand in its patent war with KFx Medical after a federal judge in California declined to grant […]

• Friday, February 14th, 2014

Medtronic Launches ‘TOTAL Across’ Crossing Catheter in Europe  MINNEAPOLIS — Feb. 13, 2014 — Aligned with its commitment to provide innovative medical technology for the interventional treatment of peripheral artery disease, Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) has initiated the European launch of the TOTAL across crossing catheter, which recently received the CE (Conformité Européene) mark as […]

• Friday, February 14th, 2014

A deal by Medtronic Inc. to jettison an anti-snoring product to a Dallas clinic will return the manufacturing of the technology to Minnesota, where it was developed by the former Restore Medical. Fridley-based Medtronic quietly sold off its Pillar Palatal procedure — a minimally invasive treatment that uses polyester implants embedded in a patient’s palate to stop […]