May 14, 2022

Meet a wide range of medical device vendors at DeviceTalks Boston

  • Meet a wide range of medical device vendors at DeviceTalks Boston

    DeviceTalks Boston promises to be a great opportunity to not only hear from top medical technology leaders and network with over 700 industry insiders, but also to meet the dozens of medical device industry vendors exhibiting at the living room. Exhibitors at the Boston Convention and Exhibitor Center — May 10-11, 2022… […]

  • Digital therapies open up new opportunities in medicine

    A wide range of companies are aiming to make waves with digital therapeutic offerings and each is doing things differently. “We are seeing tremendous momentum for the DTx industry, with more and more products coming to market and gaining commercial coverage and recent signals from the White House and Congress demonstrating interest and recognition… […]

  • How DeepWell is developing video games as tools for treating medical conditions

    Imagine playing a video game where you are a wizard fighting for good in a magical realm. You must master the control of your mind and body to increase your powers and abilities, creating a force field protecting you from enemies and strengthening your counterattack. In times of high anxiety, more control makes you more powerful,… […]

  • Manufacturing matchmaker Fitiv raises $100 million to push supply chain

    Fictiv has closed a $100 million Series E funding round, the on-demand manufacturing technology company announced today. Fictiv is focused on “helping businesses produce better products,” said co-founder and CEO Dave Evans, with three primary offerings: new product development, engineered-to-order products, and maintenance, repair and operations (MRO). But the company doesn’t actually own any manufacturing equipment,… […]

  • Fresenius Medical Care hires a replacement for its longtime CEO

    Fresenius Medical Care (NYSE: FMS) has hired Carla Kriwet as its next CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2023. Kriwet will replace Rice Powell, who will step down Dec. 31 after reaching the company’s age limit. Powell is 66 years old. Kriwet is 51 years old. “I fully identify with the vision of giving back the lives of patients who… […]

  • Medtech CEOs Talk Semiconductor Shortages, Prompting Biden Administration to Set Priorities

    AdvaMed continues to push the Biden administration to prioritize medical device makers for semiconductor supplies. As medtech companies continue to struggle to source chips amid global shortages, the industry association held a meeting this week with some of its members and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo to put forward their point of view. “Semiconductor chips are crucial to… […]

  • FDA may order Philips to resolve respirator recall

    The FDA has proposed an order requiring Philips (NYSE: PHG) to submit a plan for its recalled respiratory devices. FDA proposal concerns recall in June 2021 of millions of certain Philips ventilators, bi-level positive airway pressure (BiPAP) and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) devices due to potential health risks caused by noise reduction made of polyester-based polyurethane (PE-PUR) foam rupture… […]

  • DeviceTalks Boston Hosts MedTech Innovator Mid-Range Pitch Competitions May 10-11

    Twenty-five mid-stage medical device startups will present their exciting medical technology stories at DeviceTalks Boston on May 10-11 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center as part of the MedTech Innovator Mid-Stage Companies Pitch event. The pitch event is the result of a new partnership between DeviceTalks, organizer of a portfolio of events and podcasts serving… […]

  • Titan Medical signs $2.6 million purchase order with Medtronic

    Robot-assisted surgery company Titan Medical (Nasdaq: TMDI; TSX: TMD) is deepening its relationship with Medtronic (NYSE: MDT), securing a $2.6 million purchase order from the medical technology giant. The news of the purchase order comes more than three months after Titan Medical entered into a development and licensing agreement with Medtronic that netted $8.3 million, helping the… […]

  • MDMA Elects Outset CEO Leslie Trigg as President

    The Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) has elected Outset Medical President and CEO Leslie Trigg to chair the trade group’s board of directors. MDMA announced the leadership change today, following the Washington, DC-based industry association’s annual meeting last week. “Medical technology innovators are at the forefront of improving patient outcomes and reducing costs… […]

  • FDA warns of risks from Medtronic’s silicone-based EMG endotracheal tubes

    The FDA is assessing the risk of Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) silicone-based electromyogram (EMG) endotracheal tubes following reports of deaths and serious adverse events. The FDA issued the warning last week in a letter to healthcare providers regarding Medtronic NIM Standard Reinforced EMG Endotracheal Tubes and Medtronic NIM Contact Reinforced EMG Endotracheal Tubes. They are the only… […]