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BD Has Paid Enough In False-Ad Suit, Appeals Court Says

Becton Dickinson won’t need to pay more to resolve a long-running false-advertising case, a federal appeals court has ruled in a split decision.

Advertising, Marketing & Sales Intellectual Property

Prevention/Innovation Key To Driving Down Hospital Infections

The US market for infection control and biosafety products will see strong growth ahead as hospitals continue the battle against health care-associated infections with innovative products and services designed to prevent needlesticks, nosocomial infections, and the spread of antibiotic-resistant organisms.

Medical Device Innovation

Safety Syringe Market Gets Shot in the Arm

As one of the most widely used devices in medicine, the syringe has been going through a technological metamorphosis over the past decade. Legislation in the U.S. is mandating the healthcare industry replace the inexpensive traditional syringe with a safer but more expensive technology, leading to a 215% growth rate in sales of safety syringes in the past five years. Now Europe is set to follow suit, with new safety syringe legislation handed down this past July.
Medical Device Business Strategies

Reforming Group Purchasing: How Far is Far Enough?

For the past year, hospital purchasing groups have been under a spotlight, as Senate investigators and major media investigate charges that groups have done more harm than good in favoring large product companies. One of two groups at the center of the crisis, Premier, says it is cleaning up its act-and even hired an ethicist to help-but its take on necessary reforms embraces a broad, big-picture view of hospital/GPO relationships. MedAssets is taking more of a back-to-basics approach that stresses flexibility and choice in contracting options while helping members address the escalating costs of physician preferred products. The challenge for GPOs: the pressure to reform comes at a time when competition for hospital customers is fierce, in part because the financial pressure on hospitals has never been greater.
Medical Device Strategy
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  • Industry
  • Medical Devices
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Public
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Retractable Technologies Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Thomas J Shaw, CEO
    Douglas W Cowan, CFO
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  • Retractable Technologies Inc.
    Phone: (972) 294-1010
    511 Lobo Lane
    Little Elm, TX 75068