Drugmakers engage early with insurers; patients push for implant to be pulled from the market; about one-third of new drugs qualify for special approval pathways
The manufacturer's SynchroMed drug-infusion pump was associated with 14 deaths.
Apple's ResearchKit could accelerate the pace at which industry approaches start-ups building products in the patient-facing part of health tech
The approval follows three advisory panel reviews and a complete response letter.
Medtronic, as part of the settlement, will pay $602,000 to a whistleblower to settle charges it caused physicians to submit false claims to federal health programs.
Lightbulb company Royal Philips is swapping its heritage for the consumer healthcare business.
The company is calling the move a withdrawal, as opposed to a recall.
The finance, electric and broadcasting company has taken a $1-billion interest in DNA technology.
Covidien is buying ingestible-camera company Given Imaging.
The current number is reported to hover around $4 billion.
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