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Global Device Approvals, Weekly Snapshot: HeartMate 3 Reaches New Destination

A snapshot of global medical device approvals captured during the past week in Medtech Insight's Approvals Tracker. Among the additions, Abbott's HeartMate 3 left ventricular assist device gained "destination therapy" approval from US FDA, meaning its now vetted for use in patients who are not eligible for a heart transplant.

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Q&A: Ireland's Success In Attracting Medtech Companies

Medtech Insight talked to Rachel Shelly, the Head of Medical Technologies for IDA Ireland, about the Irish government's continuing efforts to attract medtech companies, the implications of Brexit, and the growing emphasis on data-analytics within the medtech industry in Ireland.

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CDMO Space In Focus As Piramal Mulls Sale

As the Indian business conglomerate Piramal considers the sale of its contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), some experts say that more CDMO players could potentially join the sale line up in a fragmented sector but one that’s in demand.
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Robert Ford Steps Up At Abbott Labs

The company's device business chief is expanding his portfolio as Abbott's new president and chief operating officer, leading to some speculation that he is being positioned to be the next CEO.

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