Surgical Theater Announces Jim Breidenstein as new President & COO of the SNAP Division

Surgical Theater

CLEVELAND, OH–(Marketwired – Dec 7, 2015) – Surgical Theater, a leader in the field of Virtual Reality and Image Guidance software for surgery, further strengthens its leadership team, and further advances its competitive advantage by the recent hiring of start-up medical device executive, Jim Breidenstein. Mr. Breidenstein will serve in the role of President and Chief…

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The 2016 Medical Device Job Survey

In our inaugural 2010 Medical Device Jobs Survey of 2,150 medical device industry professionals, 28% indicated that they were “actively looking” with an additional 28% answering that there was a “strong possibility” of a job change in 2010. All in all, over half of those polled were looking for a new job, either passively, or…

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Xenex Wins 1st Place Infection Control ESP Award


Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot was awarded the first place Infection Control award in Surgical Products’ annual Excellence in Surgical Products Awards. To learn more about the product, Surgical Products connected with the experts at Xenex. ​ Numerous studies have shown that standard cleaning practices leave contamination on OR surfaces that can contribute to Surgical Site Infections. Xenex’s pulsed xenon ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection technology…

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Startup licenses Purdue syringe design to improve concentrated dosages of insulin 


WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., and INDIANAPOLIS – The founder of a medical device startup based on a Purdue University innovation says his company could help people in the advanced stages of diabetes, which affects more than 9 percent of the population in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Kyle Hultgren,…

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Acelity Aquires SNaP Therapy Systems from Spiracur


Acelity, a San Antonio-based global company focused on wound care and regenerative medicine, has acquired the SNaP Therapy System, a line of disposable negative pressure wound therapy products, from Spiracur. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Spiracur is a privately held medical device company based in Sunnyvale, California. Its SNaP Therapy System is designed…

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