James R. Tobin Joins Corindus Board of Directors

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc. (NYSE American: CVRS), a leading developer of precision vascular robotics, today announced that James (Jim) Tobin has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Toland stated, “I am pleased to welcome Jim to our board of directors. […]

Abiomed, Inc. Agrees to Pay $3.1 Million to Resolve Kickback Allegations

BOSTON – Danvers-based Abiomed, Inc. has agreed to pay $3.1 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by purchasing lavish meals for physicians in order to induce them to use Abiomed’s Impella line of heart pumps. The United States contends that Abiomed sought to induce physicians to use its pumps, which cost more than $20,000 each, by buying meals for […]

Dan Kaiser Named Vice President of Research and Development at Cook Medical

LOOMINGTON, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Cook Medical announced Dan Kaiser as the leader of global research and development (R&D). This dedicated engineering team will connect product development more closely to customer needs and accelerate the process of getting new products to market. “Our R&D team has been reorganized under a global structure […]

CryoLife Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results

ATLANTA, March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Fourth Quarter and Recent Business Highlights: Achieved fourth quarter revenues of $52.8 million Achieved double digit revenue growth on a percentage basis in BioGlue®, On-X, and tissue processing Recorded GAAP net loss of ($3.0) million, or ($0.09) per fully diluted common share; Non-GAAP net income of $4.0 million, or $0.11 per fully diluted […]

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Systems Market Expected to Reach USD 4.9 Bn Globally in 2025; Says TMR

ALBANY, New York, March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —  The global Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Systems market was valued at approximately US$ 3.1 Bn in 2016 is projected to register cumulative annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 5.3% from 2017 to 2025, according to a new report published by Transparency Market Research (TMR) titled “Cardiac Resynchronization […]

LivaNova Enters into Definitive Agreement to Divest Its Cardiac Rhythm Management Business Franchise to MicroPort Scientific Corporation

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN) (“LivaNova”) today announced that it has entered into a definitive Stock and Asset Purchase Agreement (“Purchase Agreement”) to divest its Cardiac Rhythm Management business franchise to MicroPort Scientific Corporation (“MicroPort”). LivaNova and MicroPort executed and delivered the Purchase Agreement, pursuant to the terms of a binding Letter of Intent, […]

Global Embolic Protection Devices Market 2018-2023 by Type, Material, Application, Indication –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Embolic Protection Devices Market by Type (Distal Filter, Distal Occlusion, Proximal Occlusion), Material (Nitinol, Polyurethane), Application (Cardiovascular, Neurovascular, Peripheral), Indication (PCI, SVD, TAVR) – Global Forecast to 2023” report has been added to’s offering. The Global Embolic Protection Devices Market is Projected to Reach USD 604.9 Million By 2023 from USD […]