Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is readying the Senate to take up a repeal of the ObamaCare tax on medical devices. The Republican leader started the fast-track process Monday evening on a House-passed bill, which will allow the legislation to skip the committee process and instead go directly to the Senate floor. The House approved the bill last week by a 280-140 vote, with 46 Democrats voting in favor of the repeal.
Having just completed its acquisition of Becton Dickinson’s (BD) CareFusion vertebral compression fracture (VCF) portfolio, the latest in a recent string of deals to augment a strong pipeline of internally-developed products, Stryker is on the […]
Four U.S. Senators have introduced legislation designed to increase patient access to medical devices by giving them the option of self-paying rather than going through the time-consuming Medicare coverage process. Sens. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Martin […]
A researcher from RMIT and collaborators have created a novel nanosurface to be used in medical devices and implants that will prevent contamination with lethal bacteria. Due to the aging population there is a demand […]