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  1. J&J’s Ethicon To Acquire Auris Health For $3.4B
    2/13/2019

    Focused on creating the next frontier of surgery, Johnson & Johnson, recently announced that Ethicon, Inc., entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Auris Health, Inc. for approximately $3.4B in cash. Additional contingent payments of up to $2.35B, in the aggregate, may be payable upon reaching certain predetermined milestones.

  2. Edwards Lifesciences To Acquire CASMED For $100M
    2/12/2019

    Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire CAS Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CASM) (CASMED), a medical technology company dedicated to non-invasive monitoring of tissue oxygenation in the brain.

  3. FDA Clears Zimmer Biomet’s ROSA One Brain Application
    2/11/2019

    Zimmer Biomet has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the ROSA One Brain Application, a robotic surgical navigation and positioning system for use in neurosurgical procedures.

  4. Office-based, Non-invasive Prostate Cancer Treatment Wins 2019 SPIE Startup Challenge At Photonics West
    2/11/2019

    A technology company that aims to shift prostate-cancer treatment from an invasive surgical setting to a brief, office-based visit, won the top award at the 9th annual SPIE Startup Challenge at Photonics West on Wednesday, 6 February

  5. Philips Launches Ultrasound System For General Imaging, Ob/Gyn
    2/7/2019

    Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the launch of the EPIQ Elite ultrasound system, a new premium ultrasound that combines the latest advances in transducer innovation and enhanced performance to improve clinical confidence and the patient experience.

  6. FDA Grants Breakthrough Designation To Cognoa’s Autism Diagnostic And Digital Therapeutic Devices
    2/6/2019

    Cognoa, a company at the forefront of digital behavioral health for children, today announces it has received Breakthrough Device designations from the U.S.

  7. MKS Announces Ophir® Fast Photo Diodes For High Speed Measurement Of Pulsed Lasers And VCSELs
    2/6/2019

    MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced at SPIE Photonics West the Ophir® Fast Photo Diodes, high speed, biased PIN photodiode detectors for viewing and measuring pulsed lasers and VCSELs. The detectors use the photovoltaic effect to convert fast optical pulses into electrical signals. They are available in a variety of configurations that cover the spectrum from 190nm to 1700nm. Rise times and fall times are fast, ranging from as low as 25ps. Bias voltage is supplied by internal batteries and/or external power supply, depending on the model.

  8. FDA Approves Software Upgrade For Flowonix Pump Systems
    2/5/2019

    Flowonix Medical, Inc. today announced United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to market the Flowonix Maestro™ Software for Clinician Programmers used to program Prometra® Pump Systems.

  9. Ekso Bionics Inks Joint Venture To Develop Exoskeleton Market In China, Hong Kong, Singapore, And Malaysia
    1/30/2019

    Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EKSO), an industry leader in exoskeleton technology for medical and industrial use, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Ekso Bionics, Inc., has entered into an agreement with Zhejiang Youchuang Venture Capital Investment Co., Ltd (ZYVC) and another partner to establish a joint venture designed to develop and serve the exoskeleton market in China and other Asian markets and to create a global exoskeleton manufacturing center.

  10. Automated Ear-Care Device Advances Towards Commercialization With Cool Idea! Award Grant Protolabs’ Cool Idea!
    1/30/2019

    Tucson-based startup, SafKan, the latest Protolabs Cool Idea! Award winner, is introducing a pair of headphones that can professionally clean a patient’s ear in just 35 seconds.