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  • HeartWare Cancels $930M Deal with Valtech Cardio

    HeartWare International, Inc. has announced that it will not longer proceed with its previously announced deal to acquire Valtech Cardio, Ltd.  Valtech is a privately held Israeli company developing transcatheter mitral and tricuspid replacement and repair therapies.  Back in September of 2015, HeartWare announced a definitive agreement to acquire Valtech for a combination of stock and cash ...
  • FDA Approves the First Insulin Pump and Glucose Monitoring System for Children

    West Chester, Pennsylvania-based Animas Corporation recently announced FDA approval for the use of the Animas® Vibe® Insulin Pump and Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System for children and adolescents, ages two to seventeen. A Johnson & Johnson Diabetes company, Animas brings the industry one step closer to bringing a viable artificial pancreas to the market that is approved for pediatr ...
  • Medtronic Launches FDA-Cleared OsteoCool RF Ablation System

    According to Medtronic, the OsteoCool RF Ablation System has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and they are launching the device in the United States. However, this news may not be surprising to some.  According to MedCityNews, the OsteoCool RF Ablation System was originally developed by Baylis Medical as a device for treating cancers that metastasize to the sp ...
Conferences
  • Mar

    16

    2016 MDMA FDA Forum

    Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel

    March 16 - 17, 2016

    Palo Alto, CA

    Plan to attend MDMA’s popular TWO day seminar in Palo Alto, CA.  This conference will focus on unique insights and strategies to govern the 510(k) and PMA regulatory pathways, as well as what changes to expect with the implementation of the user fee reauthorization and FDA reforms. The program will provide valuable insight from a […]

  • May

    02

    The 10x Medical Device Conference

    Courtyard Marriott San Diego

    May 02 - 4, 2016

    San Diego, CA

    2016 marks the 4th year for 10x, the annual networking event for the Medical Devices Group, the world’s largest medical device community. We limit participation to 200 guests to keep it intimate and meaningful. You’ll meet people with the skills and services you need to grow your business. Ask our alumni: 10x is about the […]

  • Jun

    14

    MD&M East

    Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

    June 14 - 16, 2016

    New York, NY

    For over 30 years, MD&M East has been your trusted resource for every aspect of medical device development. No matter where you are in the product development life cycle, you’ll find the thought-leadership, education, suppliers, and resources you require to bring your medical device from paper to patent.