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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 […]

• 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 […]

• Friday, July 25th, 2014

St. Jude Medical Inc. will lay off up to 270 employees at its Sylmar heart-device manufacturing facility following a corporate restructuring. The St. Paul, Minn. medical device company said it is eliminating the second shift at the Sylmar plant to optimize operations. That facility produces implantable defibrillators and pacemaker products. The layoffs are scheduled to […]

• Friday, July 25th, 2014

BEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ocular Therapeutix, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for diseases and conditions of the eye, announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 5,000,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $13 per share, before underwriting discounts and commissions. All of […]

• Friday, July 25th, 2014

Millstone Medical Outsourcing will add 50 employees and 40,000 square feet in an expansion of its Fall River headquarters. The expansion will double production capacity at the medical device sterilization and packaging plant, and will significantly add to the company’s existing 300 employees. “We are thrilled about this expansion,” said Brad Schwarz, chief operating officer […]

• 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 […]