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  • Medline invests $500M to bring medical supply inventory to $4B

    Medline said it purchased another $500 million worth of medical supply inventory, bringing its total on-hand inventory over $4 billion. Northfield, Illinois-based Medline — which manufactures and distributes healthcare products — said it purchased the products at the end of June and called the investment another step to fight global supply chain challenges. “Our inventory… […]

  • MassMEDIC picks startups for Medtech Ignite accelerator

    The Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC) this week announced its 2022 Medtech Ignite Program participants. The accelerator is returning to in-person programming after two years of virtual training, with workshops and networking spanning September and November. MassMEDIC’s 2022 Medtech Ignite cohort startups are: Oxford Heartbeat, which developed the PreSize Neurovascular software to help neurovascular… […]

  • Medtronic VC leader David Neustaedter leaves the company

    David Neustaedter, VP of venture capital at Medtronic (NYSE: MDT), has left the world’s largest medical device maker for a private investment firm. Neustaedter said on LinkedIn that August was his last month with Medtronic after a 14-year career, including seven years at Covidien before Medtronic bought it. He did not name his next company,… […]

  • Formlabs hires president for healthcare 3D printing business

    Formlabs has hired Guillaume Bailliard as president of the 3D printing company’s healthcare business. Somerville, Massachusetts–based Formlabs announced the news today, but Bailliard’s LinkedIn page said he’s been in the role since June. He was previously CEO and president of medtech developer ControlRad, North American president for imaging device manufacturer Mauna Kea Technologies, EVP of… […]

  • RQM+ acquires Jordi Labs

    RQM+ has purchased Jordi Labs, the two companies said today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Jordi Labs provides chemical characterization, complex product deformulation and contaminant and failure investigations for medtech manufacturers. “As the only medtech service provider rooted in almost 40 years of regulatory strategy, RQM+ is proud to now offer proprietary testing… […]

  • Nelipak Healthcare Packaging receives ISCC Plus certification

    Nelipak today announced that two of its North American facilities have received International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) Plus certification. The packaging manufacturer created a mass-balance model for sustainable packaging at the facilities — in Phoenix, Arizona and Whitehall, Pennsylvania — said Nic Hunt, senior director and head of global sustainability at Nelipak. “Increasing the… […]

  • Clippard releases newest series of ES electronic valves

    Clippard (Cincinnati) announced that its newest series of ES electronic valves are now available. The company said the valves are ideal for low-leak, long-life applications. Potential uses in the medical device industry include ventilators, oxygen concentrators, oxygen conservers, blood pressure cuffs, and more. The ES valves feature Clippard’s patented spider technology that features only one… […]

  • R.R. Donnelly & Sons helps to accelerate COVID-19 test delivery to U.S.

    R.R. Donnelly & Sons (RRD) announced today that it used its supply chain capabilities to accelerate the delivery of rapid COVID-19 tests to the U.S. The company, which specializes in helping medical device clients optimize their supply chain, said in a news release that it leveraged its ISO 13485 accredited facilities and ability to scale… […]

  • Join us at DeviceTalks West, the World’s Fair of Medtech

    October’s DeviceTalks West conference is focused on the future. The best-seller “Devil in the White City” may have darkened the perception of world’s fairs, but these international convocations have long presented visitors with an optimistic and hopeful view of the future, thanks in no small part to new technology. (The next one is scheduled for… […]

  • How Vibrant Gastro’s vibrating pill treats chronic constipation without drugs

    The swallowable, vibrating Vibrant capsule has won FDA marketing authorization as a new treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation. Israeli-based device developer Vibrant Gastro initially submitted for FDA 510(k) clearance and won FDA De Novo classification on Aug. 26, Chief Marketing Officer Ben Feldman said today. The drug-free capsule is indicated for adults with chronic idiopathic… […]

  • Why risk it? Meticulous software testing can save the lives of medical device users

    Jay Noble and Stephanie Van Ness, Integrated Computer Solutions Software testing is not optional. Let me repeat: Software testing is not optional! Software defects are one of the most common reasons for clinical or consumer medical device recalls, and serious issues stemming from software errors abound. A 2020 study by the Australian government identified a… […]

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