Archive for ◊ December, 2014 ◊

• 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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