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  • Philips Acquires BioTelemetry for $2.8B

    Royal Philips NV acquired BioTelemetry, Inc. for $2.8 billion US dollars. Headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, BioTelemetry provides cardiac diagnostics and monitoring tools that, according to the press release, are expected to add to Philips’ line of hospital-based patient monitoring solutions. As the COVID-19 pandemic drives up demand for telehealth and remote patient monitoring, Philips ...
  • UCLA BIODESIGN IS SEEKING INNOVATIVE PROFESSIONALS FOR ITS 2021 FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

      UCLA Biodesign is currently inviting professionals in engineering, medicine, design, computer science, and business to apply for an exciting year-long fellowship, starting in the summer of 2021, associated with the world-class resources at UCLA Health.  Now in its 2nd year, UCLA Biodesign fellows will join a team of like-minded healthcare innovators and leaders on a three-stage developm ...
  • Medtronic Gains FDA and CE Mark Clearance for LINQ II

    Medtronic recently announced that it received clearance from the FDA and CE Mark approval for its LINQ II insertable cardiac monitor (ICM). The announcement notes that ICMs "are small, subcutaneously implanted devices offering continuous ambulatory electrocardiogram monitoring" and that in particular, ICMs focus on detecting and managing subclinical atrial fibrillation.  Articles have noted that ...
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