Medtronic Sponsors ALLEVIATE HF Remote Heart Failure Monitor
The randomized trial will evaluate the ability of the Reveal LINQ insertable monitor to help physicians prevent the progression of heart failure.
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Hillrom is reconsidering its planned $375m acquisition of Bardy Diagnostics because of Novitas' plan to cut Medicare reimbursement for extended cardiac monitoring. Bardy is suing to complete the deal.