All Entries in the Category : Medical

Medical devices, implantable electronics, health & fitness and disposable medical electronics.

Analogic ends fiscal year with sharply lower revenue, but rosy outlook

A month after announcing layoffs intended to save about $6 million in the coming year, Peabody-based medical device and security technology company Analogic Corp. has ended its fiscal year with $518 million in a revenues, a 6 percent decline from last year.

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NxStage Medical gets U.S. approval for single-needle dialysis system

Fast-growing Lawrence-based medical device firm NxStage Medical has been approved in the U.S. to sell a version of its home hemodialysis device which uses just one needle instead of two inserted in the arm.

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5 Industry Developments Driving the Future of Wearables

Smart wearables are beginning to address a broader set of consumer issues—including health. While most wearables are wristworn today, more and more new form factors are being delivered, and are beginning to address wearables-specific problems, rather than simply just putting your smartphone on your wrist.

: Medical, Wearable

Zebra Technologies Offers Desktop Printer for Sterile Environments

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in products and solutions that provide real-time visibility into healthcare organizations’ patients, clinicians and assets, today announced updates to its comprehensive healthcare portfolio with the launch of the GK420™ Healthcare desktop printer.

: Medical

Cynosure drops $13.2M on Ellman’s RF devices

Massachusetts-based Cynosure (NSDQ:CYNO) is looking to expand its market with new radiofrequency-based devices picked up in its $13.2 million acquisition of Ellman Intl.

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Bedford-based Hologic faces new competition for 3D breast imaging market

Rather than putting a damper on the turnaround seen in the past year at one of the state’s largest healthcare firms, Hologic said the approval last week of a competing 3D mammography device reinforces the importance of the technology in women’s health.

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Medtronic joins $21M round for vision-loss startup AcuFocus

Medtronic Inc. has joined in a $21 million round of funding for AcuFocus Inc., which makes an implant for treating near-vision loss.

: Medical