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Hologic to Makes Second Major Acquisition of 2021, Acquires Biotheranostics for $230M
Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX), a global leader in women’s health, announced today that it has agreed to acquire Biotheranostics, Inc., a privately held, commercial-stage company that provides molecular diagnostic tests for breast and metastatic cancers, for approximately $230 million, subject...
January 6, 2021
Orthopedics and Spine
Stryker Acquires OrthoSensor, Adds Knee Surgery Sensor Technology to Portfolio
Stryker announced today the acquisition of OrthoSensor, Inc., a privately held company founded in 2007 and headquartered in Dania Beach, FL. OrthoSensor, Inc., is a leader in the digital evolution of musculoskeletal care and sensor technology for total joint replacement....
January 5, 2021
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
Hologic to Acquire Somatex Biopsy Site Marker Technology for $64 Million
Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) announced today that it completed the acquisition of Somatex Medical Technologies GmbH for $64 million. Marlborough, Mass.-based Hologic’s acquisition of the company, which was previously owned by E-Med Solutions GmbH, is slated to support its strategy of providing further solutions across...
January 4, 2021
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Philips to Acquire BioTelemetry in $2.8B Deal
BioTelemetry, Inc., the leading remote medical technology company focused on the delivery of health information to improve quality of life and reduce cost of care, today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement with Royal Philips (NYSE:...
December 31, 2020
Orthopedics and Spine
Miach Orthopaedics’ ACL Tear Device Granted FDA De Novo Approval
Miach Orthopaedics, Inc., a privately held company dedicated to developing bio-engineered surgical implants for connective tissue repair, today announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration has granted the company’s De Novo Request for the Bridge-Enhanced® ACL Repair (BEAR®) Implant, resulting...
December 28, 2020
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
Philips and Insightec Teaming Up on Ultrasound for Neurosurgery
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology and InSightec, a global healthcare company focused on the therapeutic power of acoustic energy, today announced a collaboration to expand access to MR-guided focused ultrasound for incisionless neurosurgery. By developing...
December 21, 2020
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Integra LifeSciences to Acquire ACell for $300M
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:IART) a leading global medical technology company, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ACell, Inc. (“ACell”) for an upfront cash payment of $300 million at closing, subject to customary purchase price adjustments,...
December 16, 2020
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
SoniVie Receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for Therapeutic Intravascular Ultrasound
SoniVie, an Israeli company developing a novel proprietary Therapeutic Intra-Vascular Ultrasound (TIVUS) System to treat a variety of hypertensive disorders, today announced that it has been granted Breakthrough Device Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the...
December 14, 2020
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Volta Medical Receives FDA Clearance for AI Cardiac Electrophysiology Software
Volta Medical, a pioneering French-based HealthTech startup is pleased to announce that it has obtained FDA clearance for its revolutionary VX1 AI (artificial intelligence) software. This is the first FDA clearance for an AI based tool in interventional cardiac electrophysiology....
December 10, 2020
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