Monthly Archives: July 2009

Demographic Tail Wind Pushes Medical Products Company’s Growth

Bad news for patients is good news for medical device firms.  And the bad news adds up the older people get. Interventions that are getting more common include hip and knee replacements and implants to fix pelvic problems such as … Continue reading

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Interface Medical Gets VC Backing

Interace Medical (Framingham, MA) a near commercial-stage gyneocological medical device company focused MIS removal of intrauterine fibroids and polyps, closed a $20M Series C financing. Partners include Baird Venture Partners, HLM Venture Partners, Hambrecht & Quist Capital Management , Aperture … Continue reading

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Medical device companies immune to economic ills

Medical device companies are reporting positive domestic and international sales growth this year despite the sharp economic downturn, according to research group Frost & Sullivan.

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European Medical Device Businesses – Top 50

Alcon Inc. Arrow International Inc. Astra Tech AB B.Braun Melsungen AG Bauerfeind Bausch & Lomb Incorporated Baxter Healthcare Inc. Becton Dickinson and Company Biocompatibles International plc Biomet Inc. BIOTRONIK Boston Scientific Corporation BSN Medical Cardinal Health Inc. CODAN Medizinische Geräte … Continue reading

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New Medical Device Company valued at $1 billion

SafeSky: Sale of medical device for $370 million will go ahead Taiwan computer hardware manufacturer Micro-Star International is yet to report the acquisition from the Bnei Brak company. Gali Weinreb6 Jul 09 18:30 Bnei Brak based start-up SafeSky Software insists … Continue reading

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Application of Bayesian networks in emergency medicine

Miljenko Križmarić  & Matej Mertik, University of Maribor , Slovenia, Abstract. There are large collections and sets of data about the patients, diagnosis, treatment procedures etc… in the field of medicine today. Using data mining techniques in those cases provide a … Continue reading

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Survey Finds 90% of Medical Device Companies Adopted AdvaMed’s Code of Ethics, According to PricewaterhouseCoopers

The medical device industry has been quick to adopt, implement, and give further definition to the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) Code of Ethics and its provisions, according to a survey released today by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in consultation with AdvaMed … Continue reading

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