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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, 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 […]

• 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 […]