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March 5, 2013News for medical technology professionals

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 Accenture helps Medical Equipment Technology (MET) companies drive growth using Supply Chain Visibility
Supply Chain Visibility plays a crucial role in the Medical Equipment Technology (MET) industry, enhancing patient safety and reducing compliance risks. The consequences of inadequate Supply Chain Visibility can be severe. Find out how MET companies can gain the edge by applying Supply Chain Visibility to their operations to drive value and growth.

  Business & Market Trends 
  • EnteroMedics raises about $12 million for obesity device
    EnteroMedics has raised net proceeds of about $12 million in a public offering. The St. Paul, Minn.-based company will use the money to seek FDA approval for its Maestro RC system, which uses vagal nerve blocking to help treat patients with obesity, as well as to market the product outside the U.S. (Boston) (3/4) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Analogic wraps up Ultrasonix Medical acquisition
    Analogic has finalized its purchase of Ultrasonix Medical for about $83 million. Important ultrasound technology, products and sales channels will be added through the acquisition that will complement Analogic's ultrasound business, the company said. RTT News (3/4) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  International Developments 
  • EKF moves to make inroads in molecular Dx market
    EKF Diagnostics has agreed to acquire 360 Genomics, which specializes in mutation detection technology, for $2.4 million worth of company stock and as much as $12.1 million in milestone cash payments. The deal will allow EKF to expand its point-of-care testing portfolio as well as make inroads in the molecular diagnostics arena. Clinica (subscription required) (3/4) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Brazil to allow foreign inspection of medtech import licensees
    Brazil has expanded the role of its regulatory agency Anvisa to enable overseas inspections of medtech suppliers. The move is in response to criticism of the lengthy delays in license approvals experienced by as many as 5,000 domestic and 2,500 foreign firms. Clinica (3/4) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Science & Health 
  Emerging Technologies 
  • Aesculap's device to treat hydrocephalus is available
    The Miethke proSA shunt valve, designed to treat hydrocephalus, has been launched by Aesculap. The device can be used to control cerebrospinal fluid flow based on whether the patient is in a vertical or horizontal position, and doctors can either use the predetermined flow rates or adjust them with a compatible valve. (3/4) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Government & Regulatory 
  • FDA OKs Bluetooth-enabled blood glucose monitor from LifeScan
    LifeScan has received FDA approval for its OneTouch Verio Synch system, which is used to monitor blood glucose in diabetes patients. The technology uses Bluetooth connectivity to allow patients to wirelessly receive personalized data, including a 14-day summary of glucose test outcomes, via an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Healio/Endocrine Today (3/4) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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