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January 18, 2019
Johnson & Johnson and Apple have teamed up to conduct a multiyear study starting this year to assess the efficacy of the Appl -More
January 18, 2019
The Turkish government has rescheduled for the fourth time its planned $10 billion medtech tender for MR screening devices, u -More
January 18, 2019
A round of Series B financing has pulled in $36.4 million for Paris-based transcatheter mitral valve replacement maker HighLi -More
January 18, 2019
A private bridging placement has generated $11.5 million in proceeds for Itamar Medical, which makes a system for home diagno -More
January 18, 2019
A round of financing has brought in over $4.4 million for OtoNexus Medical Technologies, bringing the company closer to its g -More
January 18, 2019
Abbott has been selected by the Japanese Red Cross Society to provide serological instrumentation, assays and consumables to  -More
January 18, 2019
Medtronic has enrolled the first participant in a study of the SynchroMed II intrathecal drug delivery system.  -More
January 18, 2019
Researchers used a common wearable movement sensor to measure physiological responses of 63 children ages 3 to 7 to a 90-seco -More
January 18, 2019
The FDA has issued a letter to health care providers alerting them of an investigation into paclitaxel-coated and paclitaxel- -More
January 18, 2019
The FDA has granted Gramercy Extremity Orthopedics clearance to market its Nitinol staple system for use in treating patients -More

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Philips
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced Azurion with FlexArm, to set a new standard for patient imaging and positioning flexibility for image-guided procedures.  During increasingly complex interventions, clinicians need to quickly and easily visualize critical anatomy and identify changes to the patient during the procedure. Azurion with FlexArm includes a set of innovations that makes it easier for the clinician...
RTI Surgical®
ALACHUA, Fla., – RTI Surgical, Inc. (Nasdaq: RTIX), a global surgical implant company, and Paradigm Spine, LLC, a leader in motion preservation and non-fusion spinal implant technology, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby RTI will acquire all outstanding equity interest of Paradigm Spine in a cash and stock transaction valued at up to $300 million, consisting of $150 million at closing plus potential future milestone payments. RTI believes this transaction...
Med-Tech Innovation News
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PR Newswire
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Stat News
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