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Tax reform fears driving Big Pharma mergers
By Beth Kutscher | July 19, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The rumblings that corporate tax reform will close favorable loopholes for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies are getting louder, fueling a rush of high-dollar cross-border deals.
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Stryker reports sales growth despite pricing pressure from hospitals
By Jaimy Lee | July 17, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Stryker, a medical device manufacturer based in Kalamazoo, Mich., reported that U.S. sales rose 7.6% in the second quarter of 2014, but earnings growth was dampened by costs associated with acquisitions, research and product recalls.
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Baxter's revenue boosted by Gambro deal as earnings fall
By Bob Herman | July 17, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Drug and medical-device maker Baxter International reported lower profit in its second quarter, but its 2013 acquisition of Gambro helped raise worldwide sales.
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St. Jude Medical to pay $200 million for NeuroTherm
By Jaimy Lee | July 14, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
St. Jude Medical, a St. Paul, Minn.-based medical device manufacturer, said it will pay $200 million in cash to acquire NeuroTherm, one of the largest makers of radiofrequency ablation devices, which are used to treat chronic pain.
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Devicemakers undergoing numerous deals
By Jaimy Lee | July 12, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Expect to hear about a continuing wave of medical device manufacturer deals and flat or slight increases in sales amid ongoing price pressure from healthcare providers as devicemakers release quarterly earnings in coming weeks.
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Doctor quits uterine-device safety panel over conflict
By Wall Street Journal | July 11, 2014
A member of a panel advising the government on the safety of a medical device that can spread cancer in women stepped down after the Food and Drug Administration reviewed consulting fees he accepted from a device manufacturer, the agency said Thursday.
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Reports to FDA over laparoscopic devices spur inquiry
By Jaimy Lee | July 08, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The Food and Drug Administration has received reports of 17 adverse events regarding laparoscopic power morcellators and the resulting spread or upstaging of uterine sarcoma, which has prompted an advisory committee meeting this week to discuss how the devices are used.
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Medtronic deal could sting for long-time shareholders
By Minneapolis Star Tribune | July 07, 2014
Bloomington, Minn., retiree Jim Furber considers Medtronic a great asset to the state and says he’s thankful for the company’s growth and stock appreciation over the years. But like many Minnesotans who proudly invested in the homegrown company years ago, the former manufacturer’s...
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Proposed rule would end Sunshine Act's CME exclusion
By Joe Carlson and Jaimy Lee | July 03, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The CMS intends to eliminate the exclusion for continuing medical education in the Open Payments program, more commonly known as the Sunshine Act, which requires drug and device companies to disclose payments to physicians.
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Explosive growth expected for mobile clinical health devices
By Joseph Conn | July 01, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Right now, consumer purchases are driving explosive growth in the mobile-health-device market but that will change in the next decade as consumer buying slackens and clinical purchases and usage grows, according to Boston-based emerging technology market watcher Lux Research.
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