• 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 […]

• Friday, May 15th, 2015

  Published on May 9, 2015 Incredible: Robot Stitches A Grape Back Together! Robot Stitches A Grape Back Together! The da Vinci Surgical System is used to stitch a grape back together. The same technology that can be used to suture a tiny grape is designed to help perform delicate, minimally invasive surgery. […]

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• Monday, May 11th, 2015

5/8/2015 6:36:00 AM FRANKFORT, Ky. —A medical device manufacturer is expanding its operations in Shelby County. Gov. Steve Beshear announced Wednesday day that Isopure Corporation is building a new facility in the Kingsbook Commerce Park in Simpsonville. “This is another example of a Kentucky company experiencing exponential growth,” said Beshear.  Read at News Release

• Monday, May 11th, 2015

5/11/2015 6:15:23 AM Nevro Corp Receives FDA Approval For Senza Spinal Cord Stimulation System Delivering HF10 Therapy MENLO PARK, Calif., May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Nevro Corp. (NYSE: NVRO), a medical device company that is providing innovative evidence-based solutions for the treatment of chronic pain, today announced that it has received approval from the United States Food […]

• Monday, May 11th, 2015

5/8/2015 6:04:14 AM German industrial group Siemens will cut a further 4,500 jobs as it battles to cope with subdued economic growth and weak demand from energy customers. The cuts come on top of 7,400 job losses already announced and were unveiled on Thursday alongside a 5 percent drop in first-quarter profit at its industrial […]

• 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 […]