Email ID
Password
Sign me in automatically next time
clinica
RECENT TWEETS    
18 April 2015

 
17 April 2015
The Management Committee of the International Medical Device Regulators Forum, now some three years old, held its seventh meeting in Tokyo, Japan last month. In this special feature, which includes easy-to-use reference tables and an infographic, ...
16 April 2015
The eight jurisdictions around the world that make up the membership of the management committee of the International Medical Device Regulators Forum have all made substantial progress over the last year introducing or amending their medical device ...
15 April 2015
Johnson & Johnson’s medical device division was again a weak link: revenues from the division fell 11% in its first quarter, to $6.26bn. But as in Q4 , unfavorable exchange rates did not help matters: on a constant currency basis, device sales were ...
15 April 2015
The first medical device manufacturer to experience a facility audit under the international medical device single audit program (MDSAP) had an eye-opening moment when it was cited for not keeping a sharper eye on Australian regulatory ...
 
17 April 2015
Boston Scientific hasn’t given up on renal denervation, and has even started a new study of its Vessix device. It will be hoping that the “novel design” will show a positive effect with the controversial therapy. Since the high-profile failure last ...
17 April 2015
Intuitive Surgical’s first quarter results, due out on 21 April, could be an improvement over last year, analysts believe. They are predicting sales of $535.7m, representing 15% year-on-year growth; but perhaps more importantly, analysts are ...
15 April 2015
The first medical device manufacturer to experience a facility audit under the international medical device single audit program (MDSAP) had an eye-opening moment when it was cited for not keeping a sharper eye on Australian regulatory ...
14 April 2015
Computing giant IBM has become the latest tech company to move into the healthcare space, setting up a dedicated business unit, IBM Watson Health, and signing up a slew of big-hitting partners. IBM is collaborating with Apple, Johnson & Johnson and ...
 
17 April 2015
Intuitive Surgical’s first quarter results, due out on 21 April, could be an improvement over last year, analysts believe. They are predicting sales of $535.7m, representing 15% year-on-year growth; but perhaps more importantly, analysts are ...
16 April 2015
UK-based start-up Yaqrit hopes to soon start human trials of one of its liver disease-targeting products, after receiving a €6m ($6.4m) grant from the European Union. The firm, led by serial medtech entrepreneur Daniel Green, plans to use the funds ...
15 April 2015
Johnson & Johnson’s medical device division was again a weak link: revenues from the division fell 11% in its first quarter, to $6.26bn. But as in Q4 , unfavorable exchange rates did not help matters: on a constant currency basis, device sales were ...
14 April 2015
Computing giant IBM has become the latest tech company to move into the healthcare space, setting up a dedicated business unit, IBM Watson Health, and signing up a slew of big-hitting partners. IBM is collaborating with Apple, Johnson & Johnson and ...
 
17 April 2015
The Management Committee of the International Medical Device Regulators Forum, now some three years old, held its seventh meeting in Tokyo, Japan last month. In this special feature, which includes easy-to-use reference tables and an infographic, ...
16 April 2015
The eight jurisdictions around the world that make up the membership of the management committee of the International Medical Device Regulators Forum have all made substantial progress over the last year introducing or amending their medical device ...
15 April 2015
The first medical device manufacturer to experience a facility audit under the international medical device single audit program (MDSAP) had an eye-opening moment when it was cited for not keeping a sharper eye on Australian regulatory ...
14 April 2015
Switzerland’s Therapeutic Products Act is currently being revised. In the wake of this regulatory overhaul, the medtech industry may soon be subject to a legal provision that prohibits companies from offering incentives and discounts to its ...
 
Ex-GE CEO Horgan to lead Align Technology Align Technologies, maker of the Invisalign dental brace, will soon be led by ex-GE Healthcare CEO Joseph Horgan. Mr Horgan will take up the reins on ...
Avedro gets a VC on board As Avedro awaits US FDA approval of its drug-device product for treating complications from refractive surgery, the Massachusetts firm has appointed ...
MitraClip pioneer Ferolyn Powell dies in motorbike accident Ferolyn Powell, best known for leading MitraClip developer Evalve, has died in a motorbike accident while on holidayin Thailand. Ms Powell oversaw ...
15 April 2015
Ashley Yeo

The US Senate’s overwhelming vote in support of repealing the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula for paying physicians for work done – the so-called “doc fix” – represents a big step away from rewarding volume of activity and towards value-based ...

24 March 2015
Ashley Yeo

German health minister Hermann Gröhe will use his country’s presidency of the G7 to push new ideas on combating hospital-acquired infection (HAI) and antimicrobial resistance issues when the seven member states meet for their annual summit at ...

 
16 April 2015
Amanda Maxwell

Ensuring that the Eudamed European medical device database is being used optimally, and that unique device identification is available and standardized in the EU is a priority for the medtech industry. Against a background of an EU legislative ...

15 April 2015
Ashley Yeo

The US Senate’s overwhelming vote in support of repealing the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula for paying physicians for work done – the so-called “doc fix” – represents a big step away from rewarding volume of activity and towards value-based ...

13 April 2015
Madeleine Armstrong

The recent HealthTech & You Awards 2015 saw several companies trying to bridge the divide between consumer healthcare devices and medical technology. Clinica was particularly impressed by UK firm Aseptika, which already has various consumer products ...

 
16 April 2015
Amanda Maxwell

Ensuring that the Eudamed European medical device database is being used optimally, and that unique device identification is available and standardized in the EU is a priority for the medtech industry. Against a background of an EU legislative ...

 
“Beyond Compliance”: a self regulation tool to add strength to the CE marking – podcast
16 December 2013
Get the Flash Player to see this player.
 

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 ...

 
31 May 2012
Hua Gong

Cancer diagnostics provide a promising future for unraveling the mystery of one of the leading killer diseases and helping to better detect and treat it. However, companies are currently facing a number of potential challenges when developing cancer ...

 
19 March 2015

Advanced MR Analytics (AMRA) Specialty area(s): MRI-based fat and muscle composition analysis Based in: Linköping, Sweden Founded in: 2012 No. of employees: 18 Total investment received to date: Around SEK15m ($1.7m) Investors: Industrifonden ...

 
24 November 2011
Phil Greenfield

Clinica’s Patent Watch focuses on key growth areas of regenerative medicine, or where there is potential to selectively treat disease with drugs in personalised treatments, as is the case with emerging areas of drug delivery and molecular ...

 
 
 
© 2015 Informa plc. All rights reserved.
This site is owned and operated by Informa plc ("Informa") whose registered office is Mortimer House, 37-41 Mortimer Street, London, W1T 3JH. Registered in England and Wales. Number 3099067. UK VAT Group: GB 365 4626 36