CareFusion paying $40 M in doctor kickback lawsuit settlement

CareFusion paying $40 M in doctor kickback lawsuit settlement

January 9, 2014 3:01 pm by | 0 Comments

Jan 9 (Reuters) – CareFusion Corp agreed to pay $40.1 million to settle a federal government lawsuit accusing it of paying kickbacks to boost sales of a pre-surgical skin treatment,…


Medical device company buying GE’s respiratory, anesthesiology products for $500M

Medical device company buying GE’s respiratory, anesthesiology products for $500M

November 18, 2013 8:19 am by | 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Medical device maker CareFusion Corp said it will buy GE Healthcare’s respiratory care and anesthesiology products business, Vital Signs, for $500 million.
The deal will expand CareFusion’s specialty disposables business by adding products …



FDA issues Class I recall for CareFusion infusion pump due to keypad problems

FDA issues Class I recall for CareFusion infusion pump due to keypad problems

August 22, 2012 5:53 pm by | 0 Comments

(Reuters) – U.S. health regulators announced a recall of CareFusion’s Alaris pump module Model 8100, saying a potential keypad malfunction in the infusion pump could cause serious injury or death.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said the affected…


FDA classifies recall of a component of CareFusion’s Alaris infusion pump as Class I

FDA classifies recall of a component of CareFusion’s Alaris infusion pump as Class I

August 1, 2012 2:57 pm by | 0 Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration classified the recall of ┬áthe PC unit of a certain model of the CareFusion Alaris Infusion pump as Class I on Wednesday. The Alaris…


Neurowave strikes European distribution deal with CareFusion

Neurowave strikes European distribution deal with CareFusion

December 16, 2010 3:18 pm by | 0 Comments

Medical device startup NeuroWave Systems Inc. has reached a deal in which CareFusion (NYSE: CFN) will distribute NeuroWave’s brain-activity monitoring system in Germany and Scandinavia. It’s an important step for Cleveland Heights, Ohio-based NeuroWave, which in June received European regulatory clearance to begin selling its NeuroSense brain monitor for assessing anesthesia levels.


CareFusion fails to show Medtronic sought monopoly in spinal procedures

CareFusion fails to show Medtronic sought monopoly in spinal procedures

November 3, 2010 1:50 pm by | 0 Comments

A federal judge in California dealt a setback to CareFusion Corp. (NYSE:CFN) in its anti-trust and patent infringement lawsuit against Medtronic Inc. (NYSE:MDT), tossing the anti-trust claims but giving CareFusion…


Cardinal Health unloads stake in CareFusion for $706M

Cardinal Health unloads stake in CareFusion for $706M

September 16, 2010 3:51 pm by | 0 Comments

Pharmaceutical and medical products supplier Cardinal Health Inc. has sold its remaining stake in spinoff medical technology company CareFusion for $706 million.



Medical tourism: Where to go (Morning Read)

Medical tourism: Where to go (Morning Read)

August 12, 2010 8:26 am by | 0 Comments

About 800,000 American per year are medical tourists–that is they leave the cozy confines of the good ol’ US of A to seek medical treatment in cheaper locales. But where’s the intrepid medical tourist to go, and for what procedures?


CareFusion laying off 700 workers to streamline business

CareFusion laying off 700 workers to streamline business

August 11, 2010 5:21 pm by | 0 Comments

CareFusion Corp. (NYSE:CFN) posted bottom-line declines for both the fourth quarter and its first year as a public company, prompting the medical device maker to slash its workforce by 4.7…


Cardinal, Baxter among companies FDA asks to probe blood stream infections

Cardinal, Baxter among companies FDA asks to probe blood stream infections

July 29, 2010 8:00 pm by | 0 Comments

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration said it is requiring nine medical device companies to conduct postmarket analysis on a connection between needless connectors and higher rates of blood stream…


CareFusion sues Medtronic for spine product monopoly

CareFusion sues Medtronic for spine product monopoly

March 27, 2010 2:49 pm by | 0 Comments

Medical technology company CareFusion Corp.–spun out by Ohio’s Cardinal Health late last summer–has sued Medtronic Inc., accusing the Fridley, Minn., medical device giant of monopolistic and predatory practices in the…


Night Read (Minnesota): Boston Scientific disciplines heart rhythm employees

Night Read (Minnesota): Boston Scientific disciplines heart rhythm employees

February 11, 2010 5:37 pm by | 1 Comments

Boston Scientific estimated this issue, plus an advisory related to a small number of defibrillator issues that sparked product changes, could hurt this year’s heart-rhythm business sales by up to $100 million. The whole business, which includes pacemakers and defibrillators, posted 2009 sales of $2.56 billion.


Night  Read (Ohio): Strong sales hint that hospitals are buying equipment again

Night Read (Ohio): Strong sales hint that hospitals are buying equipment again

January 22, 2010 6:16 pm by | 0 Comments

Strong fourth-quarter sales for surgical-robot maker Intuitive Surgical Inc. and sales improvements for General Electric Co.’s Healthcare unit on Friday suggest U.S. hospitals may be ready to spend again on expensive capital equipment.


University of Cincinnati College of Medicine launches early stage cancer drug development program — MedCity Evening Read, Jan. 12, 2010

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine launches early stage cancer drug development program — MedCity Evening Read, Jan. 12, 2010

January 12, 2010 7:41 pm by | 0 Comments

The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine has launched an early stage cancer drug development program and phase-1 clinical trials unit for patients who have solid tumors that have resisted cancer therapies.


Thousands of Ohioans could lose homes because of state mental health services cuts

Thousands of Ohioans could lose homes because of state mental health services cuts

January 7, 2010 6:34 pm by | 0 Comments

Thousands of Ohioans could lost their homes and possibly even their health and lives right now, not because of the loss of jobs but rather state budget cuts to mental health services, according to WKSU News.