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29 November 2014

 
28 November 2014
The end-of-year holiday season may spell a brief respite for some but, for the Asia-Pacific medtech regulatory community, activities continue unabated and are likely to intensify even more in the new year. In the third session of Clinica‘s Access ...
28 November 2014
“Almost all” member states representatives at the Council of the European Union believe the contentious “scrutiny” procedure for high-risk and innovative devices as proposed by the European Commission would be impossible to apply. That is according ...
27 November 2014
As the year starts drawing to a close, the EU’s adoption of the new Medical Device and IVD Regulations is still nowhere in sight. It seems that the member states of the Council of the European Union are finding it too challenging to reach an ...
27 November 2014
Personalized medicine as the future of healthcare is now closer than ever to reality, as drug developers, regulators and reimbursement authorities get to grips with what it means and why it's necessary. But there is a long way to go before all ...
 
28 November 2014
Economic constraints, and how imaging companies help their customers deal with these challenges, are expected to be big topics at this year’s RSNA meeting, being held in Chicago on 30 November to 5 December. As hospitals try to save money, imaging ...
27 November 2014
Tanzania has become the 24 th member of the Asian Harmonization Working Party, the organization that is working on aligning the medical device frameworks of its member economies. Tanzania's application to join the AWHP was endorsed on 21 November ...
27 November 2014
Radiotherapy specialist Elekta had a soft second quarter, according to JP Morgan Cazenove analyst David Adlington, with revenues 7% below analyst consensus. Q2 sales of SEK2.57bn ($346m) were up 5% year-on-year as reported, but fell 3% on a ...
27 November 2014
Personalized medicine as the future of healthcare is now closer than ever to reality, as drug developers, regulators and reimbursement authorities get to grips with what it means and why it's necessary. But there is a long way to go before all ...
 
27 November 2014
Radiotherapy specialist Elekta had a soft second quarter, according to JP Morgan Cazenove analyst David Adlington, with revenues 7% below analyst consensus. Q2 sales of SEK2.57bn ($346m) were up 5% year-on-year as reported, but fell 3% on a ...
26 November 2014
The UK's 'Patent Box', a much vaunted tool intended to help make the UK a more competitive environment for business, will have to be modified after the UK and Germany reached an agreement intended to address criticisms of the UK scheme and similar ...
25 November 2014
Rumors over Stryker’s bid to buy Smith & Nephew – thus creating the second biggest global player in the knee, hip and trauma device markets – have picked up momentum, following reports from market experts. Kalamazoo, Michigan-based Stryker announced ...
25 November 2014
Philips Healthcare is continuing to restructure, offloading its InnerCool unit, a specialist in therapeutic hypothermia, to emergency medicine specialist Zoll Medical for an undisclosed fee. Philips bought InnerCool in 2009 from Cardium Therapeutics ...
 
28 November 2014
The end-of-year holiday season may spell a brief respite for some but, for the Asia-Pacific medtech regulatory community, activities continue unabated and are likely to intensify even more in the new year. In the third session of Clinica‘s Access ...
28 November 2014
“Almost all” member states representatives at the Council of the European Union believe the contentious “scrutiny” procedure for high-risk and innovative devices as proposed by the European Commission would be impossible to apply. That is according ...
28 November 2014
A steady but constant reduction in resource allocation for the medical device regulatory work carried out by the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency has seen the organization’s device staff deploy efficiency strategies and ...
27 November 2014
Tanzania has become the 24 th member of the Asian Harmonization Working Party, the organization that is working on aligning the medical device frameworks of its member economies. Tanzania's application to join the AWHP was endorsed on 21 November ...
 
Michael Stewart replaces Rose Crane in Mela hotseat Melanoma detection specialist Mela Sciences has appointed Michael Stewart president and CEO, effective 15 December. He replaces Rose Crane, who has ...
Amedica gets surgical expertise with new CEO Orthopedic firm Amedica has appointed existing chair and board member Sonny Bal president and CEO. He replaces Eric Olson, who has been heading up ...
Thoratec goes back to the future with CEO appointment Keith Grossman has retaken the helm of left-ventricular-assist-device manufacturer Thoratec after an eight-and-a-half year hiatus. Mr Grossman has ...
27 November 2014
Ashley Yeo

The ABHI’s annual regulatory conference on 25 November as per custom drew a range of expert speakers who delivered essentially a mid-term update on where the EU industry stands on the proposed EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR) . They gave their ...

20 November 2014
Ashley Yeo

The new strikers are in position, the program notes are in the play-to-win style of Carter, Keogh , Carruthers , Barnes , and recent signing Stevens. And the motivational pre-match talk has been delivered by a new life sciences minister who ...

 
27 November 2014
The ABHI’s annual regulatory conference on 25 November as per custom drew a range of expert speakers who delivered essentially a mid-term update on where the EU industry stands on the proposed EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR) . They gave their ...
 Devices, not drugs, to move to EU industry directorate – and...   Who’s who on device and IVD regulations at the new European ...
20 November 2014
The new strikers are in position, the program notes are in the play-to-win style of Carter, Keogh , Carruthers , Barnes , and recent signing Stevens. And the motivational pre-match talk has been delivered by a new life sciences minister who ...
12 November 2014
In view of the planned risk class changes in the forthcoming EU In Vitro Diagnostics Regulation (IVDR) , and the fact that nearly all IVDs will need the input of notified bodies, manufacturers who want to ensure their products remain on the EU ...
22 October 2014
Amanda Maxwell

The future regulation of high-risk devices is one of the trickiest subjects in the proposed EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR) on which to reach final agreement, with the different parties involved seemingly at loggerheads. Delegates at the European ...

 
“Beyond Compliance”: a self regulation tool to add strength to the CE marking – podcast
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10 November 2014
Madeleine Armstrong

Xenografts of animal tissue (usually from cows or pigs) are commonly used for patients with structural heart problems, but have several drawbacks. The main issue is that the tissue calcifies so need to be replaced regularly. In the case of children ...

 
27 November 2014

Clinica Medtech Ventures: Sensidose Specialty area(s): Drug delivery systems for individualized patient dosing Based in: Uppsala, Sweden Founded in: 1998 No. of employees: 2 full-time Total investment received to date: SEK70m Investors: Private ...

 
 
 
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