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Philips closes $2B Spectranetics acquisition

August 14, 2017
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG ) said yesterday it closed its $2.2 billion deal to acquire US vascular intervention device maker Spectranetics (NSDQ: SPNC ). With the closure, Spectranetics and its financial results will be consolidated Read More

NxStage Medical to be acquired for $2B by Fresenius

August 7, 2017
NxStage Medical Inc., a Lawrence-based medical device maker that largely pioneered the market for home hemodialysis, will be acquired for $2 billion by Fresenius Medical Care, a German dialysis giant with its North American headquarters Read More

Smith & Nephew tops Q2 estimates

August 6, 2017
Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN ) beat the consensus sales forecast with its second-quarter results with emerging markets gaining at a double-digit clip, sending share prices up in London and New York today. The British Read More

Insulet Q2 sales tops estimates

August 6, 2017
Shares in Insulet (NSDQ: PODD ) rose today after the company met earnings expectations on Wall Street and beat sales estimates with its second quarter results. The Billerica, Mass.-based company posted a net loss of Read More

Hologic shares drop on Q3 sales miss

August 3, 2017
Shares in Hologic (NSDQ: HOLX ) fell today after the medical device maker missed sales expectations on Wall Street with its 3rd quarter earnings results. The Marlborough, Mass.-based company posted profits of $59.5 million, or Read More

Philips gains on strong Q2 results

July 25, 2017
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG ) shares are up today after the Dutch healthcare conglomerate said core second-quarter profits rose nearly 15% to $512.31 million (€439 million), just beating the consensus forecast. The Amsterdam-based company, which Read More

Abbott deal will cost Alere three business units 

July 25, 2017
When it completes its $5.3 billion acquisition of Waltham-based Alere later this year, Abbott Laboratories will be getting one of the world’s largest makers of point-of-care diagnostic tests, a fast-growing sector. Thanks to antitrust rules, Read More

Siemens Healthineers to acquire Epocal from Alere

July 25, 2017
Siemens Healthineers has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Epocal Inc., a subsidiary of Alere Inc. The company develops and provides point-of-care blood diagnostic systems for healthcare … » Evertiq Source: Siemens Healthineers to Read More

This wearable measures your emotions

July 19, 2017
Forget the mood rings. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab’s spinout mPath has created a wearable device that can determine the exact moment a wearer is experiencing certain subconscious emotions. Source: This wearable measures Read More
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