Articles By Jof Enriquez

  1. Philips, Phoenix Children's Hospital Sign 15-Year, $65M Health Monitoring, Informatics Partnership
    3/8/2017

    Royal Philips has entered into a 15-year, $65 million agreement to provide advanced imaging systems, patient monitoring, clinical informatics, and health IT consulting services to Phoenix Children's Hospital, the first stand-alone children’s health system to sign a long-term, strategic partnership model with Philips.

  2. BD Backs Southeast U.S. Medtech Accelerator
    3/7/2017

    Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) is collaborating with the Atlanta-based, not-for-profit organization Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) in launching a new medtech accelerator for startups in the southeastern United States.

  3. Halyard Health Accelerates Transformation Into Medtech Player
    3/6/2017

    Halyard Health has announced 2016 full-year net sales of $1.6 billion as it continues to strengthen its medical device business more than two years after it separated as a standalone entity from Kimberly-Clark Corp.

  4. J&J, Amazon Among Investors In Grail’s $900 Million Funding Round
    3/3/2017

    Early cancer-detection startup Grail, a spin-off from genetics company Illumina, has raised over $900 million in an initial Series B round of financing led by ARCH Venture Partners, with Johnson & Johnson Innovation as the largest investor.

  5. FDA Approves Abbott's FlexAbility Ablation Catheter For Treating Atrial Flutter
    3/2/2017

    The catheter is designed to work with the company's EnSite Precision cardiac mapping system and MediGuide Technology to safely treat atrial flutter, a condition similar to atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder.

  6. AdvaMed Proposes Two New Safe Harbors Under Federal Anti-Kickback Statute For Value-Based Arrangements
    3/1/2017

    The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) is proposing two new safe harbors to the federal anti-kickback statute that aims to protect value-based pricing arrangements and value-based warranties.

  7. Nokia Rebrands Withings Digital Health Devices
    2/28/2017

    Nokia is relaunching the entire Withings portfolio of digital health devices this summer under the Nokia brand, the company announced at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona.

  8. EU Finalizes Revamped Medical Device, IVD Regulations
    2/27/2017

    The Council of the European Union has completed the final versions of its long-awaited Medical Device Regulations (MDR) and In Vitro Diagnostics Regulations (IVDR), which update the regulatory framework for the marketing of medical devices and in vitro diagnostics in Europe, the world’s second-largest device market.

  9. Philips Launches Azurion Image-Guided Therapy Platform
    2/24/2017

    Philips has unveiled Azurion, the company's next-generation image-guided therapy platform, capable of performing a wide range of routine, as well as minimally-invasive, catheter-based procedures in the interventional lab or hybrid operating room (OR). 

  10. GE, Northwell’s Feinstein Institute Partner On Bioelectronic Medicine
    2/23/2017

    GE Ventures and Northwell Health's Feinstein Institute for Medical Research (FIMR) have entered into a "strategic alliance" to co-develop bioelectronic devices for the treatment of nervous system-mediated acute and chronic diseases.