News Briefs: Injunction Against Medtronic TAVI Begins; Hospitals Spending Growing Faster Than Revenue
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
An injunction against sales in Germany of Medtronic’s CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve products begins. Moody’s reports hospital’s expenses grew faster in 2012 than their revenue, which is unsustainable, according to the ratings company. Volcano buys Medtronic’s Pioneer Plus catheters. Medtronic and Covidien open centers in Asia.