Devices & Diagnostics

‘World’s smallest heart pump’ company lands big government contract with VA

The product Abiomed (ABMD) has deemed to be the “world’s smallest heart pump” will be included on the Veterans Affairs‘ Federal Supply Schedule. The Danvers, Mass.-based announced today it’s landed a federal contract to make its Impella platform available through an automated online database to about 169 VA’s facilities and 42 Department of Defense hospitals in […]

Devices & Diagnostics

Boston-based company gets FDA clearance for noninvasive monitor aimed to help trauma-care clinicians treat patients in shock

Reflectance Medical, Inc. has received FDA 510(k) clearance for a noninvasive device that could help clinicians determine whether a patient is in shock or pre-shock or has tissue acidosis in real time at the point of injury or care. It’s the only noninvasive pHm monitoring device, and aims to save providers money by reducing ICU […]