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Theranos' Holmes, Balwani Slammed By SEC For 'Massive Fraud'

In another blow from the US government, securities regulators have severely penalized Theranos and its cofounder, Elizabeth Holmes, for allegedly lying to investors to raise funds.

Enforcement Legal Issues In Vitro Diagnostics

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J&J Offloads LifeScan To Private Equity Firm For $2.1bn

Platinum Equity plans to acquire J&J's LifeScan business, which makes the OneTouch blood glucose monitoring products, by the end of the year. J&J has been exploring strategic options for its diabetes businesses for over a year, as revenues from the sector have declined. In October, the company announced plans to stop making the Animas Vibe and OneTouch Ping Insulin pumps and transfer patients relying on those products to Medtronic.
Companies Deals

Orthofix Moves In On Spinal Kinetics For $105m

Orthofix is investing in its spine business with the acquisition of cervical disc implant-maker Spinal Kinetics.

Orthopedics M & A

Exec Chat: Zimmer Biomet's EMEA Head On Facing The New Reality In Health Care

As Katarzyna Mazur-Hofsäss approaches her fifth anniversary as head of Zimmer Biomet's EMEA division, she chats with Medtech Insight about her concerns as medical device companies operating in Europe try to cope with the new regulatory environment and how the orthopedics giant is responding to new demands from health-care providers. 

Orthopedics Exec Chat

Siemens Healthineers Floats On Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Siemens Healthineers is a publicly listed company now that its shares debuted on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on March 16.

Companies In Vitro Diagnostics

Illumina Appoints New CMO To Lead Precision Medicine Drive

Next-generation sequencing leader Illumina has appointed Phil Febbo Chief Medical Officer, a role that has been open for over two years. 
In Vitro Diagnostics Appointments

Laborie To Buy Cogentix For $239m

The deal adds Cogentix' Urgent PC neuromodulation system for urinary incontinence, PrimeSight cystoscopy system, and Macroplastique soft-tissue bulking agent to treat female stress urinary incontinence to Laborie's range of urology and gynecology products.

M & A Gynecology & Urology

QUOTED. March 12, 2018. Tom McGuinness.

GE Healthcare's Tom McGuinness says precision health is motivating the company's strategy for growth. Check out what he said here.

Quoted Business Strategies

Go Or No-Go, Glaucoma Co.?

To mark World Glaucoma Week, Medtech Insight takes a look back at some of the innovators in the field that caught investors' interest over the past five years to see how these businesses are doing in their fight against this disease.

Ophthalmology Companies

DiA Joins Google Cloud-Imaging Community To Improve Ultrasound

Ultrasound imaging analysis specialist DiA joins the growing wave of medtech companies that are hopping on board the Google Cloud. 

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