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Tangent Medical secures $5M from GE Capital to take IV tech abroad

University of Michigan spinout Tangent Medical has raised a $5 million senior secured term loan credit facility from GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services to commercialize its IV stabilization tech abroad. While company Vice President of Sales and Marketing Curtis Bloch said the funding will be used for a variety of commercialization efforts, a significant portion would be used […]

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Device design: Wearable diabetic neuropathy pain management system strives for simplicity

When Massachusetts-based Neurometrix (NURO) created a wearable device for pain management for patients suffering from diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), founder and CEO Shai Gozani knew usability was key. More than a quarter of diabetic patients must cope with DPN, a burning, stabbing, acute pain, usually in the legs and feet, Gozani said. The Sensus, NURO’s nerve-stimulator […]

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Just a little overweight? Medtech company creates nonsurgical obesity treatment for weight loss

As we approach the holidays, many of us are looking at shopping catalogs, plates full of cookies and expanding waistlines. A California healthcare startup has an obesity treatment that could provide non-surgical weight loss to patients who are slightly overweight. ReShape Medical‘s deceptively simple medical device–a saline-filled dual-balloon–paired with behavioral experts and nutrition therapy could […]

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Physician Targeting Using Real-time Data: How PurpleLab’s Alerts Can Help

By leveraging real-time data that offers unprecedented insights into physician behavior and patient outcomes, companies can gain a competitive advantage with prescribers. PurpleLab®, a healthcare analytics platform with one of the largest medical and pharmaceutical claims databases in the United States, recently announced the launch of Alerts which translates complex information into actionable insights, empowering companies to identify the right physicians to target, determine the most effective marketing strategies and ultimately improve patient care.

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Edwards Lifesciences jumps in mitral valve tech race with startup investment

Edwards Lifesciences (EW) joined BioMedPartners to add $3 million to Middle Peak Medical‘s already oversubscribed Series A round. The funding will go toward commercializing technology to treat mitral valve disease. Lead investors Wellington Partners and Seventure Partners, added to their investment from the first close, which also included High-Tech Gruenderfonds, according to a press release. In […]

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BSX scores CE Mark for Lotus Valve System for patients with severe aortic stenosis

Boston Scientific (BSX) announced the medical device company has received a CE Mark for its Lotus Valve System, which offers alternative treatment for high-risk patients with sever aortic stenosis. The advanced transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) technology, the company claims, is “the only aortic valve device that can be assessed in its final position prior […]