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Former ArthroCare CFO Pleads Guilty to Fraud

The former chief financial officer of device manufacturer ArthroCare Corp. pleaded guilty to fraud in a Texas federal court this week. Michael Gluk reportedly took part in a scheme to manipulate stock prices by falsely inflating ArthroCare’s sales.

Legal Issues Commercial Medical Device

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How Israel's Digital Innovators Are Capturing The Minds Of Medtronic And Others

The positive growth trend seen in Israel's digital health industry is galvanizing big players like Medtronic into action to start developing and recognizing synergistic technologies for future business. Medtech Insight met with members of MindUP, Israel's first digital health incubator and the result of a cross-industry partnership, at the MiXiii Biomed conference in Tel Aviv, to discover how the joint venture is driving the next generation of digital innovations.

Digital Health Innovation

London Tech Week: Asthma Sensors, Smartphone Health Monitoring & Eczema Management Garments

Early-stage UK businesses took center stage at a medtech-focused investor event held as part of London's Tech Week. The weeklong festival of events, June 12-16, are intended to strengthen London's status as a global tech hub and celebrate cutting-edge innovation.

StartUps and SMEs Innovation

GE Taps Healthcare Again For New Group Head

GE Healthcare CEO John Flannery is taking over from Jeff Immelt as head of GE and replacing Flannery is Kieran Murphy. Current GE CFO Jeff Bornstein has also been promoted to vice-chair.

Appointments Commercial

M&A Analysis: Grail's Chinese Merger Wraps Up Busy May

It was a robust month for medtech M&A deal making with 17 deals in May, making it the busiest month of the year to date. The total number of acquisitions beat the number recorded in May last year and picked up slightly from the 14 deals inked in the previous month.

M & A Deals

Sysmex Buys OGT To Add Cytogenics Capability

Oxford Gene Technology announced May 31 that it will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Sysmex, the Japanese in vitro diagnostics company that will gain entry into the cytogenetics market with OGT's fluorescence in situ hybridization and array comparative genomic hybridization products.

Deals Companies

MIXiii Biomed 2017: Aging, Technology & Robotics In The Digital World

How can medical technology improve the lives of our rapidly aging population? Companies from across the Israeli medtech industry, as well as delegates from around the globe, convened at the 16th MIXiii Biomed life sciences and technology meeting in Tel Aviv to discuss the impact of aging and demonstrate the latest innovations in the field.

StartUps and SMEs Innovation

Qualcomm: A New Kind Of Medical Device Company

The mobile-technology company is trying to corner the wireless needs of the health-care industry, and is pushing for adoption of value-based health-care models that would be dependent on more data-sharing to justify costs based on patient outcomes.

Business Strategies Clinical Trials

Medtronic Hits Targets In 'Solid' Fiscal 2017

Medtronic, medtech's No. 1 player, did not disappoint the market with its final fiscal quarter performance. With revenue and profit figures exceeding analysts' expectations, the group's outlook for fiscal 2018 is also looking equally positive.

Sales & Earnings Companies

vitalityDNA Plans To Keep Healthy People Healthy

vitalityDNA is taking the preventative approach to health care with its personalized health and lifestyle plan offering. The start-up will initially target consumers and then health care companies.

In Vitro Diagnostics StartUps and SMEs
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