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Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Siemens wins FDA nod for Mobilett Elara Max mobile X-ray

March 20, 2019

Via: Mass Device

Siemens (NYSE:SI) Healthineers said today that it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its Mobilett Elara Max mobile X-ray system. The Erlangen, Germany-based company touted that the newly cleared system features improved IT security and secure system integration to allow access […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Medtronic registers for undisclosed EU-based debt offering

March 4, 2019

Via: Mass Device

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) has registered for a new undisclosed debt offering based in the European Union, according to recently posted SEC filings. The company will look to offer a slew of new general unsecured senior notes in the funding round, according […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Medical, Process

Haemonetics shares fall on Q3 sales miss

February 5, 2019

Via: Mass Device

Shares in Haemonetics (NYSE:HAE) have fallen nearly 10% today after the medical device maker posted fiscal year 2019 third quarter earnings that topped earnings per share estimates but missed sales consensus on Wall Street. The Braintree, Mass.-based company posted profits […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Abbott to acquire mitral valve device maker Cephea Valve Tech

January 16, 2019

Via: Mass Device

Abbott (NYSE:ABT) said today that it plans to acquire mitral heart valve replacement tech developer Cephea Valve Technologies for an undisclosed amount. The Chicago-area healthcare giant backed the Santa Clara, Calif.-based valve company in July 2015 and secured an option […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

FDA approves Teva’s digital COPD, asthma inhaler

December 26, 2018

Via: Mass Device

Teva (NYSE:TEVA) said this week that the FDA approved its ProAir Digihaler device – a digital inhaler that uses sensors to connect to a companion mobile app for people with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The company’s device features […]


Design &Planning, Process, Production

Key Infrastructure Success Factors for Food and Beverage Manufacturers

November 8, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Managing FSMA compliance requirements while ensuring quality and improving performance are critical priorities for all Food and Beverage (F&B) manufacturers. Ensuring FSMA compliance without sacrificing performance or product quality requires: Standardized processes across the enterprise for consistency and control. Visibility […]


Logistics, Process

GE Healthcare’s Q3 profits tick up despite flat sales

October 30, 2018

Via: Mass Device

Profits for the healthcare business at GE rose despite flat sales growth for the third quarter, as the parent company posted a swing to red ink on a -$22 billion charge. The Boston-based industrial conglomerate reported healthcare profits of $861 […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Inovio touts intradermal delivery of HIV vaccine

October 26, 2018

Via: Mass Device

Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NSDQ:INO) reported today that its synthetic HIV vaccine, Pennvax-GP, demonstrated durable antibody and T cell immune responses throughout a Phase I trial. The company found that Pennvax-GP plasmids delivered intradermally with Inovio’s Cellectra device triggered equivalent or superior […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical, Regulations

FDA to review Xeris’ glucagon rescue pen auto-injector

October 24, 2018

Via: Mass Device

Xeris Pharmaceuticals (NSDQ:XERS) said today that the FDA accepted its new drug application for a ready-to-use liquid glucagon rescue pen device. The company’s product is designed to treat severe hypoglycemia in people with diabetes. The FDA is slated to make […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Philips slides on Q3 misses

October 22, 2018

Via: Mass Device

Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) shares took hits in New York and London today after it reported lower-than-forecast sales and earnings figures. The Dutch healthcare conglomerate posted profits of €292 million, or €0.33 per share, on sales of €4.31 billion for the […]