Medical Equipment This category contains releases covering the medical equipment and technology sector. Read stories regarding research, development, testing, and marketing of new medical devices. Also included are study results, news about the FDA approval process, long term follow-up data, and information on medical breakthroughs and the release of new products. Find announcements of board changes, policy decisions, and company performance, including awards won, new partnerships, financial reports, and market analysis.

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09:30 ET Why the FDA Commissioner Pushed to Shorten Medical Device Approval Process

We all know the FDA is the arm of the U.S. government that, among other things, controls and oversees the approval process for medical device...


08:45 ET Estimated Revenues Continue to Rise for U.S. and Global Medical Device Markets

The U.S. medical device industry has seen its revenues continue to increase and it is poised is to become the global leader of this expanding market. ...


Mar 18, 2019, 09:30 ET Nextleaf Solutions closes $5.0 million financing and completes reverse takeover transaction

VANCOUVER, March 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Nextleaf Solutions Ltd. (formerly Legion Metals Corp.) ("Nextleaf" or the "Company") (CSE: OILS) is pleased to...


Mar 18, 2019, 07:00 ET Mondias receives positive results from greenhouse production tests conducted on CELEXT07 with leading cannabis producer

Foliar application of CELEXT07 bio-defense stimulant extract alone or in combination with a botanically-derived antimicrobial plant extract results...


Mar 15, 2019, 14:30 ET Neovasc Announces Closing of $5 Million Public Offering of Common Shares

NASDAQ, TSX: NVCN VANCOUVER, March 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Neovasc Inc. ("Neovasc" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: NVCN / TSX: NVCN) announced today that it has...


Mar 14, 2019, 08:00 ET TSO3 Expands Duodenoscope Sterilization Testing

QUÉBEC CITY and MYRTLE BEACH, SC, March 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - TSO3 Inc. ("TSO3" or the "Company") (TSX: TOS), an innovator in sterilization...


Mar 13, 2019, 08:22 ET Corin Enters The Orthopedic Robotics Market By Acquiring Surgical Robotic Leader OMNI

UK International orthopedic company Corin Group ("Corin") https://www.coringroup.com/, backed by the Permira funds, has acquired the US-based OMNI...


Mar 12, 2019, 13:26 ET Oxford Nanopore Launches Flongle for Rapid, Smaller DNA/RNA Sequencing Tests in Any Environment

Oxford Nanopore has today made Flongle starter packs available to purchase https://store.nanoporetech.com/flongle.html, after initial testing in an...


Mar 12, 2019, 08:52 ET LumiThera Receives Seattle Business Magazine 2019 Leaders in Health Care Award for Achievement in Medical Technology

LumiThera Inc., a commercial stage medical device company creating a photobiomodulation (PBM) treatment for ocular disorders and disease, today...


Mar 11, 2019, 09:00 ET SI Group Announces New President And Chief Executive Officer

SI Group, a leading global developer and manufacturer of performance additives, process solutions, pharmaceuticals and chemical intermediates,...


Mar 08, 2019, 16:37 ET Bausch Health Announces Closing Of Senior Secured Notes And Add-On Unsecured Notes, As Well As Redemption Of Existing Senior Notes

Bausch Health Companies Inc. (NYSE/TSX: BHC) ("Bausch Health" or the "Company") announced today that it has closed its previously announced offering...


Mar 08, 2019, 08:30 ET FDA Regulations Allow Medical Devices Clinical Trials to Differ From Pharmaceutical Trials

Clinical trials are the pathway for new drugs or devices to enter the U.S. and other worldwide markets. However, not all clinical trials are the same....


Mar 08, 2019, 08:00 ET WELL Health Technologies Corp. Announces Closing of Previously Announced $2.7M Non-Brokered Private Placement led by Mr. Li Ka-shing and WELL Management

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ VANCOUVER and HONG KONG, March 8, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Mar 07, 2019, 08:30 ET The 150th Patient in CartiHeal's Pivotal Study Was Operated on in Tel Aviv, Israel

CartiHeal, developer of proprietary implants for treating cartilage and osteochondral defects in traumatic and osteoarthritic joints, successfully...


Mar 07, 2019, 06:28 ET LumiThera Announces an Agreement with Andrec Corporation S.A. to Distribute the Valeda Light Delivery System in Colombia and Several Latin American Countries

LumiThera Inc., a commercial-stage medical device company focused on developing photobiomodulation (PBM) therapies for ocular disorders and diseases, ...


Mar 06, 2019, 20:00 ET Ortho RTi Announces Changes to its Board of Directors

KIRKLAND, QC, March 6, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Ortho Regenerative Technologies Inc. (CSE: ORTH) ("Ortho RTi" or the "Corporation"), an emerging...


Mar 05, 2019, 10:00 ET Cryos Technologies will continue its expansion through the acquisition of digital equipment

The Government of Canada awards $300,000 in financial assistance to this Lanaudière business JOLIETTE, QC, March 5, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada...


Mar 05, 2019, 09:54 ET Intellijoint Surgical appoints top innovative orthopaedic surgeon, Jonathan Vigdorchik, MD, to Scientific Advisory Board

WATERLOO, ON, March 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Intellijoint Surgical, a Canadian-held company developing and commercializing smart navigation for total joint...


Mar 05, 2019, 09:29 ET CANCELLATION - Press conference regarding Government of Canada support for a Lanaudière-region innovative company

JOLIETTE, QC, March 5, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Please take note that, due to circumstances beyond our control, the news conference scheduled to take...


Mar 05, 2019, 08:48 ET Remedy'sRx Specialty Pharmacy and Pharmapod Partner to Improve Medication Safety in Long Term Care and Residential Care Homes

As a first in Canada, Remedy'sRx Specialty Pharmacy is extending the Pharmapod Global Learning Health System to the Long Term Care, Retirement,...


Mar 04, 2019, 12:39 ET Dr. U Devices Secures Important Victories in Worldwide Patent Dispute against Devroye Instruments

Dr. U Devices, maker of Dr.UGraft Revolution Hair Transplant Systems, has secured two court victories in its worldwide patent dispute against Dr....


Mar 04, 2019, 11:24 ET FDA Reacts Positively to Private Sector Request for Faster Pre-Market Approval of New Medical Devices

While many private sector industries in the U.S. vigorously denounce the government's intrusion, control and over-regulation on many matters, the...


Mar 04, 2019, 09:00 ET Biotechnology Companies see Rising Demand for new Therapies

The biotechnology market is one of the biggest industries in the world. However, despite being the largest sector globally, there are still various...


Mar 04, 2019, 08:45 ET U.S. Medical Device Market Reaches $156 Billion Mark

Medical technology is an area where the U.S. companies are at the forefront. In fact, according to recent industry publication the: "U.S. remains the ...


Mar 04, 2019, 08:15 ET Media advisory - Press conference regarding Government of Canada support for a Lanaudière-region innovative company

JOLIETTE, QC, March 4, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ -The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, MP for Saint-Maurice—Champlain and Minister of Infrastructure...