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VA Partners with CaringBridge

Platform connects service members, Veterans and their caregivers with loved ones during a health journey WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has partnered with CaringBridge, a global nonprofit social network, to aid in Veterans’ connection and communication with their support communities.   CaringBridge provides free, secure, personal websites — as […]

Award Winner RxFunction Further Strengthens IP Portfolio with Newly Issued Patent

Eden Prairie, MN, Jan. 17, 2019 – RxFunction™, winner of 2018 Tekne Award in the Medical Device category, has been granted a new utility patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, #10,178,970, issued on January 15, 2019. “This is a continuing patent in our expanding patent portfolio that will open up opportunities related to population […]

Starkey Hearing Technologies unveils three revolutionary advancements within Livio® AI: Fall Detection and Alerts, Heart Rate Measurement and Thrive™ Virtual Assistant

Livio AI hearing aids, our best ever sound quality delivered through the power of artificial intelligence. LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2019 — Building on the recent launch of the world’s first Healthable™ hearing technology, Livio® AI, Starkey Hearing Technologies announces the first-ever Fall Detection and Alert capability within a hearing aid, as well as Heart […]

Groundbreaking Danish-US MedTech Partnership Kicks Off in Medical Alley

Minneapolis, MN – A delegation of Denmark’s medtech and health leaders are in Medical Alley this week solidifying a first-of-its-kind MedTech Bridge partnership with the United States. MedTech Bridge is a new program established to open the door for medical device and digital health companies in Denmark looking to create operations in the United States. […]

MedTech Innovator Opens Applications for Global Showcase, Competition and Accelerator

2019 Showcase to Feature Industry’s 50 Best-in-Class Medical Technology Startups LOS ANGELES, Nov. 28, 2018 – MedTech Innovator, the premier nonprofit accelerator in the medical technology industry, today announced a call for startups and emerging growth companies to apply to its 2019 program, which will award up to $500,000 in cash and in-kind prizes during its competition. The deadline […]

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Receives Approval for the Diamondback 360 Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System with Classic Crown and New ViperWire Advance FlexTip Guidewire in Japan

Dr. Shigeru Saito Treats First Patient at Shonan Kamakura General Hospital ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE) Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSI®) (NASDAQ: CSII), a medical device company developing and commercializing innovative interventional treatment systems for patients with peripheral and coronary artery disease, announced today that Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has approved the Diamondback 360®Coronary […]

Diversified Plastics, Inc. announces the acquisition of Pacific Plastics Injection Molding

MINNEAPOLIS—Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI) has acquired the assets of Pacific Plastics Injection Molding (PPIM) in Vista, Calif.  PPIM offers custom plastic-injection molding as well as design and custom mold making services to industrial, electronics, telecommunications, medical and filtration markets.   “The acquisition of PPIM provides synergy with DPI’s services and customers as well as geographic benefits […]

Medtronic Completes Acquisition of Mazor Robotics

CompanyIntegrates Robotics and Aims to Make Spine Surgery More Predictable and Transform Outcomes for Hospitals, Surgeons, and Patients DUBLIN– December 19, 2018 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Israel-based Mazor Robotics (NASDAQ:MZOR, TASE:MZOR.TZ). Under the terms of the acquisition agreement announced on September 20, 2018, Mazor shareholders will receive […]

Monteris Medical Announces Anthem, Inc. Has Developed Clinical Utilization Management Guidelines for its NeuroBlate® System Laser Interstitial Thermotherapy for Refractory Epilepsy

Extends access to an additional 73 million lives PLYMOUTH, MINN. (Dec. 18, 2018) — Monteris Medical, the leader in image-guided laser interstitial thermotherapy (LITT), is pleased to announce that health insurance provider Anthem, Inc. has established Clinical Utilization Management (UM) Guidelines for LITT allowing access to a minimally invasive surgical option to its beneficiaries with refractory epilepsy […]

RxFunction Honored with 2018 Tekne Award for Innovation in Medical Devices

Eden Prairie, MN, Dec. 17, 2018 – The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) has named RxFunction as the recipient of the 2018 Tekne Award in the Medical Device category. Held November 29 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, the 19th annual Tekne Awards honor Minnesota companies and individuals who have played a significant role in developing new technologies […]

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