Medtronic to Acquire EPIX Therapeutics, Expanding Its Cardiac Ablation Portfolio

DUBLIN – January 24, 2019 – Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire EPIX Therapeutics, Inc. (EPIX), a privately-held medical device company that designs and manufactures a novel, catheter-based, temperature-controlled cardiac ablation system for the treatment of patients with cardiac arrhythmias […]

Amarin’s John Thero Awarded NJ EY Entrepreneur of The Year® 2019 Award for Life Sciences

BEDMINSTER, N.J. and DUBLIN, Ireland, June 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ:AMRN), a pharmaceutical company focused on the commercialization and development of therapeutics to improve cardiovascular health, announced today that John F. Thero, president and chief executive officer of Amarin, has been named EY’s Entrepreneur of The Year […]

LivaNova Welcomes Stacy Enxing Seng to Board of Directors

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN), a market-leading medical technology company, today announced that Stacy Enxing Seng, a Venture Partner with Lightstone Ventures and former executive at several healthcare and medical technology companies, was elected by the Company’s shareholders to join its Board of Directors during its June 18 annual general meeting. […]

Spectrum Plastics Group Acquires Earnan Biomedical Ltd

ALPHARETTA, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Spectrum Plastics Group, the market leading medical components and contract manufacturer, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Earnan Biomedical Ltd of Wexford, Ireland. Earnan Biomedical, led by Mr. Colin Sutherland, is a recognized leader in the innovation of medical balloon technologies and solutions. The acquisition represents additional […]

ScottCare Receives Supplier Horizon Award from Premier Inc.

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ScottCare Cardiovascular Solutions today announced that it is a winner of the Supplier Horizon Award from Premier Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company. One of ten suppliers to receive the award this year, ScottCare was recognized for its support of Premier members through exceptional customer service and engagement, value creation through […]

Acutus Medical Announces $170 Million Financing

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Acutus Medical today announced a $170 million financing, including a $100 million Series D equity financing and a $70 million credit facility. The funding is intended to accelerate commercialization and facilitate global business development activities as the company continues to transform arrhythmia care through distinct, innovative technologies designed to provide physicians and patients […]

Bardy Diagnostics™ Selected as One of 50 Leading Startups in the 2019 MedTech Innovator Showcase Program

SEATTLE, June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Bardy Diagnostics, Inc., (“BardyDx”), a leading provider of ambulatory cardiac monitoring technologies and custom data solutions, announced that MedTech Innovator, the premier nonprofit startup accelerator in the medical technology industry, has selected BardyDx to participate in the organization’s 2019 Showcase program, featuring the most promising medical technologies from […]

Zoll Medical Corporation Acquires TherOx, Inc.

CHELMSFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ZOLL® Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei Group Company that manufactures medical devices and related software solutions, today announced it has acquired TherOx, Inc., of Irvine, Calif., a privately held company. TherOx is focused on improving treatment of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and markets systems to deliver SuperSaturated Oxygen (SSO2) […]