Resonetics acquires Swiss manufacturer Medelec

Resonetics (Nashua, N.H.) announced today that it has acquired Medelec (Puidoux, Switzerland). The financial details of the deal were not disclosed. “We are excited about the Medelec team joining Resonetics. Marc and Sandra But have established a very strong reputation in the medtech industry for precision and quality and have made significant investments in technology

Bluebee receives ISO 13485 certification

Bluebee recently announced that it has received ISO 13485 medical device quality standard certification for its design and development of software solutions and data processing algorithms intended for use in diagnostics and clinical reporting. The certification body BSI certified that Bluebee’s design, development, installation, testing and servicing of custom-made software solutions and data processing algorithms

No-shows at radiology can cost a hospital $1 million a year, study says

People who fail to show up for radiology appointments cost hospitals about $1 million per year on average, according to a new study. That’s as much as the cost of a new 3T MR scanner. Most of the no-shows at academic medical centers were for mammography appointments, according to the study, published in Current Problems

Paragonix Technologies aims to boost survival of donated lungs

Many lungs being transported for transplant arrive in such bad shape that they cannot be used. Paragonix Technologies aims to change that with SherpaLung, a specialized cooler that keeps lungs properly inflated and at the right temperature to survive an airplane trip. Paragonix Technologies just landed support from the Lung Transplant Foundation to continue developing and commercializing

Gauthier Biomedical receives trademark registration for G10 handle line

Gauthier Biomedical (Grafton, Wis.) recently announced that it has received trademark registration from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its handles in the G10 premium branded handle line. The silicone handles offer ergonomic, customized, premium handles and instruments to the medical device OEM industry. “The G10, first released in 2010 to celebrate Gauthier’s 10th

Medtech stories we missed this week: June 15, 2018

From Cytosorbents opening a new U.S. manufacturing facility to DyAnsys received FDA clearance for a wearable to treat opioid withdrawals, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. Cytosorbents opens new U.S. manufacturing facility CytoSorbents announced in a June 12 press release that it has opened a new

Medtech stories we missed this week: June 8, 2018

From Royal Philips receiving FDA clearance to NeuroPace launching its epilepsy treatment device, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. FDA clears Philips’s Ingenia Elition 3.0T MR scanner Royal Philips announced in a June 5 press release that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Ingenia

These medical gloves are antimicrobial and prevent infections

Scientists at the University of Nottingham have created antimicrobial medical examination gloves that help prevent the spread of infection. The gloves are the world’s first non-leaching antimicrobial medical gloves and the scientists on the project expect to sell billions of them to healthcare organizations around the world to help fight infection and combat antimicrobial resistance.

Medtech stories we missed this week: May 25, 2018

From Mauna Kea receiving FDA clearance to Medacta getting clearance for its pedicle screw placement guide, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. Mauna Kea wins FDA nod for neurosurgery indication Mauna Kea announced in a May 24 press releasethat it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for

Stryker, J&J and Abbott ranked as top companies to work at in the U.S.

Stryker, Johnson & Johnson and Abbott have been named as some of LinkedIn’s top companies to work at in 2018. This marks the third year of “LinkedIn’s Top Companies 2018: Where the U.S. wants to work now,” which names the companies that professionals most want to work at based on a set of data points collected

9 exhibitors at DeviceTalks Minnesota you should know

DeviceTalks Minnesota is an annual event that allows some of the best minds in medtech to exchange ideas, insights and technologies. Medical Design & Outsourcing’s parent company WTWH Media holds DeviceTalks annually in Boston, Orange County, Calif., and the Twin Cities in Minnesota. It is hosted by MassDevice and attendees can plan to enjoy networking with people

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Medtech stories we missed this week: May 11, 2018

From ReShape submitting an approval application to Health Canada to Conavi receiving FDA clearance, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. ReShape submits for Health Canada approval of ReShape balloon ReShape announced in a May 10 press releasethat it has submitted an application to the Medical Devices Bureau of

Medical device recalls significantly increase during Q1

The medical device and pharmaceutical industries saw a significant spike in product recalls during the first quarter of 2018, according to the U.S. Recall Index released by Stericycle Expert Solutions. There was a 126% increase in medical device recalls in Q1 — the most in a quarter since 2005. Software problems made up about 22.7%

Estone Technology launches rugged medical tablet

Estone Technology recently launched its rugged medical tablet, MD-100, to follow the trend the healthcare market is seeing with increasing dependence on automation for improved patient care. The new medical tablet PC features the full MIL-STD-810G ruggedness that Estone Technology is used to offering. It also uses Intel Apollo Lake or Kaby Lake processor technology

Medtech stories we missed this week: April 27, 2018

From DuPuy Synthes’s spinal implant launch to Lumendi’s FDA clearance, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. DePuy Synthes launches spinal implants DePuy Synthes announced in an April 26 press release that it has launched its Proti 360º integrated titanium family of interbody devices that are designed