Devices & Diagnostics

Vascular Solutions’ $3M purchase of discontinued St. Jude Medical product is a “true tuck-in” acquistion

Vascular Solutions (NASDAQ: VASC) believes that it can make a real business out of a product line that St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ) discontinued in July 2011. On Friday, the Maple Grove, Minnesota company, announced that it was buying St. Jude Medical’s Venture catheter product for $3 million, paying $2.25 million upfront and $750,000 to be paid […]

Devices & Diagnostics

Vein access company signs agreement with imaging firm to help clinicians see veins more clearly

A Minneapolis company has inked a marketing and distribution agreement with a vascular imaging company that aims to help clinicians see veins much more clearly. Publicly held Vascular Solutions (NASDAQ:VASC) said that the three-year marketing agreement with VueTek Scientific LLC that runs through Dec. 31, 2015 will put its Veinsite vascular imaging system in the […]

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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.