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March 18, 2013News for medical technology professionals

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Streamline Combination Product Development
This complimentary white paper from Novella Clinical explores combination product regulatory strategies - from classification to market clearance. Combination product sponsors can avoid numerous regulatory hurdles by downloading this white paper now: Clarifying the Regulatory Road for Combination Products.
  Business & Market Trends 
  • BioClinica to merge with CoreLab Partners
    BioClinica, a company that oversees medical imaging and data collection for clinical development of drugs and devices, is set to merge with CoreLab Partners. Private equity firm JLL Partners is in the process of acquiring BioClinica and CoreLab to merge the two entities. The Philadelphia Inquirer (3/15) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Top 5 Medical Device Industry Trends in 2018
Digital device technology continues to move at a fast pace, which means device manufacturers should keep a close watch on emerging trends and be ready to adapt to new ideas and methodologies. This will be especially true for software-enabled products in disposables as well as reusable devices. Download the whitepaper.
  International Developments 
  Science & Health 
  • Device to preserve livers for transplant is used successfully in U.K.
    Two British patients became the first to receive donated livers preserved using an automated perfusion system. The device, being developed by Oxford University researchers, keeps the organ functioning outside the body for longer than 24 hours, maintaining it at body temperature and supplying it with oxygenated red blood cells. Reuters (3/15) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Emerging Technologies 
  • Siemens debuts 2 ultrasound devices at cardiology meeting
    Siemens released two ultrasound devices at the 2013 American College of Cardiology meeting. The Acuson SC2000 version 3.0 is designed to quickly produce an accurate biplane estimate of ejection fraction based on apical 2- and 4-chamber images, while the Acuson Freestyle features a portable flat-panel display and a transducer that interacts wirelessly with the monitor. (3/15) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Government & Regulatory 
  • FDA warns Hospira over problems at N.C. plant
    Hospira has received an FDA warning citing 20 issues found at its facility in Rocky Mount, N.C., after a three-week inspection. The company, which develops infusion systems and injectable drugs, said it is cooperating with the FDA regarding the matter and will respond to the findings with a plan for remediation and modernization. (Boston) (3/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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