Medical Devices

IRS struggles with device tax

A Treasury report says the IRS is having trouble identifying who owes it money.

J&J pulls morcellator from market

The company is calling the move a withdrawal, as opposed to a recall.

Baxter to split in 2015

Baxter to split in 2015

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The company, which expects a 9% to 10% sales jump in 2014, says it will split into two independent companies by the middle of next year.

Dudnyk buys device-marketing expert Stratagem

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Dudnyk bought San Francisco-based Stratagem, expanding its West Coast presence and adding medical-device marketing expertise, the agency said.

Stryker layoffs blamed on Obamacare tax

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No sector of the healthcare industry is rooting harder for the Supreme Court to overturn the Affordable Care Act completely tomorrow than are medical device companies, which are bracing themselves for a substantial excise tax on their revenues that takes effect next year under the law.

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, CBS HealthWatch partner for colon disease awareness

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, CBS HealthWatch partner for colon disease awareness

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Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon Endo-Surgery partnered with CBS HealthWatch and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons for a web event broadcast live from EES's booth at the Society's ongoing annual meeting.

Cook unveils CookBiodesign.com

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Cook Medical launched a third website for physicians and consumers, this time focusing on a suite of tissue repair products.

FDA to examine medical device approval process

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FDA commissioned the Institute of Medicine to comb through its premarket notification program, a procedure used to expedite certain medical device approvals, the agency announced today.

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