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The settlements resolve False Claims Act allegations against St. Jude and Alere, as well as misbranding allegations against Avanos Medical.
In one of his last public appearances as US FDA commissioner, Scott Gottlieb identified new opioid-alternative medtech products in the regulatory pipeline that provide distraction therapy and thermal management for pain relief. The agency chief also pointed to old-school devices that provide localized delivery of analgesic drugs as effective opioid-substitute or opioid-reducing devices.
After spending the past six months receiving and reviewing hundreds of product applications, US FDA has decided to select eight promising devices and diagnostics to help tackle the opioid crisis.
While most device companies filing 2017 annual reports in the first half of 2018 showed CEO-to-worker pay ratios averaging 219:1, Halyard Health (recently renamed Avanos Medical) CEO Joseph F. Woody was compensated 1,250 times what the company’s median employee earned, according to recent disclosures. Medtech Insight also examined CEO-to-worker pay ratios at Align Technologies, Abbott Laboratories, Danaher and Bio-Rad Laboratories, among other firms.
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