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Stent Leaders Pull Out Of India Amidst Price Cap Storm; Opportunity For 'The Dragon'?

The storm in India over price caps on stents has not shown any signs of abating, with foreign firms seeking to pull back certain key brands and the pricing regulator resolute about maintaining market equilibrium. The slugfest also appears to have opened up the Indian market for Chinese firms, among others.

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BD, CR Bard Merger To Create Vascular Access Device Giant

Becton Dickinson has reached a definitive agreement to acquire CR Bard for $24bn. BD says Bard's product portfolio gives it a strong presence in fast-growing clinical areas and more reach outside the US while Bard expects to reach more customers by building on BD's leadership in medication management and infection prevention.

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Nanjing BioPoint Shoots For 2018 Double POC Launch; Seeks $10m

A China-based IVD company, spun out of an Australian medical research institute, is seeking investors to support its plans for the 2018 launch its first two point-of-care tests for patients with infectious diseases including HIV and viral hepatitis.

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STAT-DX Aims To Take On Rival BioFire In Syndromic Testing

Barcelona start-up STAT-DX is gearing up to launch a new decentralized multiplex PCR system in the rapidly growing field of syndromic testing. The company, which will face larger rivals such as bioMérieux's BioFire, will unveil its new point-of-care platform at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), in Vienna from 22-25 April.

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BD, CR Bard Merger To Create Vascular Access Device Giant

Becton Dickinson has reached a definitive agreement to acquire CR Bard for $24bn. BD says Bard's product portfolio gives it a strong presence in fast-growing clinical areas and more reach outside the US while Bard expects to reach more customers by building on BD's leadership in medication management and infection prevention.

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Device Week – April 21, 2017

On this week's Medtech Insight podcast we highlight two big M&A deals: Abbott & Alere, and Medtronic & Cardinal Health.

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Cellnovo Targets 2018 Launch Of Insulin Micropump With Artificial Pancreas Tech

Cellnovo has signed a commercial license agreement with digital health firm TypeZero to integrate its artificial pancreas software technology into Cellnovo’s digitally connected insulin patch pump. The integrated product is expected to launch in 2018.

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Emerging Markets Welcome Rise Of Robots, But UK Skeptical

New research from Pricewaterhouse Coopers finds that emerging economies are more willing to embrace the use of AI and robotics in health care, compared to Western European countries. The report – "What Doctor? Why AI and Robotics Will Define New Health" – surveyed more than 11,000 people from 12 countries across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Among these countries, the UK proved to be the biggest skeptic.

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Japan’s New 'Fast-Break Scheme' To Reduce Clinical Trial Burden For Medtech

Japan’s “fast-break scheme” is coming soon and will be the country’s fourth procedure for accelerating the approval of important medical devices.

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Chinese Appetite For Medtech Could Shrink In Face Of Uncertainty

The road to China's health-care market, once seen to be paved with gold by many medtech companies, is presenting more obstacles than before as a result of increased local competition and challenging policies. Multinationals and start-ups attending the recent China Healthcare Investment Conference discussed ways in which the medtech industry could continue to capitalize on this market's potential.

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Advent Of Artificial Pancreas Tech To Galvanize Fast-Growing Diabetes Market

The global diabetes management devices market is expected to exceed $11.2bn by 2020, driven largely by the rising diabetes epidemic. This, in turn, is fueling significant innovation such as next-generation, automated artificial pancreas systems and miniaturized, less-invasive wireless technologies that can continuously track and analyze glucose levels in real-time. This feature looks more closely at these and other potentially groundbreaking new technologies, as well as the competitive landscape of the two major product segments – insulin pumps and blood glucose monitors.

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Unravelling Bundled Payments: A New Chapter In Reimbursement For Orthopedics

The shift in health care reimbursement from a fee-for-service model to one which is based on value and an emphasis on accountability for care quality and health care costs is here to stay. In orthopedics, as in other therapy sectors, physicians are having to grapple with new alternative payment models and meeting the requirements that come with these new reimbursement methods. Strategies for adopting these value-based systems, including challenges and trends, and what it all means for surgeons, dominated much of the discussion at this year's American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting in San Diego.

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Intense Competition, Innovation Drive Healing Trends In Wound Care

The global advanced wound-care market is expected to reach $10.4bn by 2020, driven by massive competition, and forcing companies to innovate constantly to address the rising prevalence of chronic wound injuries, diabetic foot ulcers and burns. While regulatory and reimbursement challenges prevail, opportunities in this highly segmented market, in particular, in the advanced wound-dressings sector, are vast, with double-digit revenue growth potential.

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MedTech Europe's John Brennan Moves On At Critical Time For Industry

After nearly nine years, MedTech Europe's John Brennan is leaving the medical device and diagnostics trade association. This is a particularly critical time for the industry body and its members, so what has tempted him away at this specific juncture?

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J&J Device Chief Gary Pruden Retiring; Sandra Peterson Will Take On Duties

Sandra Peterson, Johnson & Johnson group worldwide chair, will take on leadership of the company’s hospital medical device business on June 1 when Gary Pruden, worldwide chair of medical devices, retires.

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Former Zimmer Biomet Exec To Head Clinical Affairs At MDIC

Jing Xie has moved from Zimmer Biomet to the Medical Device Innovation Consortium to serve as the public-private partnership's first VP of clinical affairs.

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