BD warns of cybersecurity risk with BodyGuard infusion pumps

BD warns of cybersecurity risk with BodyGuard infusion pumps

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    Biotronik won FDA approval this year for its Renamic Neo programmer for implanted cardiac rhythm management devices, with help from an electronics supplier. The Lake Oswego, Oregon-based device developer designed the Renamic Neo for implantable cardioverter defibrillators, pacemakers and implantable heart monitors. The Control Unit communicates wirelessly with the implanted device and… […]

  • Millstone Medical Outsourcing acquires Ethide Labs

    Millstone Medical Outsourcing today announced that it has completed the acquisition of regulatory testing services provider Ethide Labs. Millstone, based in Fall River, Massachusetts, completed its acquisition on November 14, 2022. Ethide Labs, based in West Warwick, Rhode Island, brings more than 60 years of experience in regulatory testing services for industries medical and pharmaceutical devices. The certified laboratory… […]

  • Irish researchers think their new material could lead to better spinal cord repair

    Researchers from the University of Limerick in Ireland have shared research showing advances in spinal cord tissue repair. The researchers, who conducted work at UL’s Bernal Institute, published their findings in Biomaterials Research. According to a press release, they have developed new hybrid biomaterials. They turned to nanoparticles built on existing practices in tissue engineering. Like a… […]

  • What’s so special about Apollo Endosurgery’s weight loss technology?

    Apollo Endosurgery – which will be purchased by Boston Scientific for $615 million – is developing new devices and minimally invasive procedures for weight loss. The procedure is called endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) and the device that made it possible is the OverStitch endoscopic suture system. Apollo Endosurgery, based in Austin, Texas, first won 510(k) clearance for OverStitch… […]

  • 4 tips for medical device companies choosing a quality management system

    The right quality management system can be critical to success, but how can medical device companies adopt a comprehensive process and platform that meets their current and future needs? Ami Anderson, NeuFit Quality is not an option in the world of medical devices. Every object that finds its way into the hands — or the body —… […]

  • How Google and iCAD are teaming up to advance AI mammography

    iCAD will help Google Health integrate its AI mammography technology into clinical practice. Meanwhile, Google will help iCAD improve its algorithms and reach more patients through the cloud. Google and iCAD are partnering to develop and commercialize artificial intelligence (AI) to detect breast cancer. This is Google Health’s first partnership with a mammography… […]

  • Silicon Valley contractors form a full-service group

    A new CDMO called Medeologix today announced the combination of three Silicon Valley medical device manufacturing companies into a full-service group. Taiwan-based Medeologix said it bought Mediballoon, MedeonBio and Second Source Medical. The organizations have a combined footprint of 90,000 square feet, including a mass production facility in Taiwan. Operating as… […]

  • New Results Detail First-Pass Performance of J&J Embotrap Design in Stroke Patients

    Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has released results from its Embotrap stent retrievers showing the success of the next-generation design in clearing blood clots in ischemic stroke patients. Johnson & Johnson MedTech’s Cerenovus subsidiary tracked the outcomes of 1,000 ischemic stroke patients who underwent mechanical thrombectomy procedures with Embotrap devices as first-line therapy. “The positive preliminary findings of… […]

  • Cardinal Health expands single-use device reprocessing facility

    Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) recently opened its expanded sustainable technology facility in Riverview, Florida. The facility is now twice as large as before, at 100,000 square feet, said Dublin, Ohio-based Cardinal Health. The medical device manufacturer and distributor launched Sustainable Technologies in 2015 to collect, reprocess and recycle single-use devices in the United States. Sustainable Technologies now… […]

  • New mechanically active adhesive fights muscle atrophy

    Harvard bioengineers have created a mechanically active adhesive that can prevent muscle wasting and promote recovery from atrophy. They call it MAGENTA, an acronym for mechanically active gel-elastomer-nitinol tissue adhesive. Researchers from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have successfully tested… […]

  • November 2022 Edition: Medical Devices Handbook 2022

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