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Med-tech trends: Styker, Medtronic, Covidien, St. Jude, Boston Scientific the most talked about device makers in April
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Med-tech trends: Styker, Medtronic, Covidien, St. Jude, Boston Scientific the most talked about device makers in April

MassDevice.com looks at the internet chatter surrounding the medical device industry with some of most searched-for companies of the last month.   Click to enlarge.   MassDevice.com looked at some of the most talked-about medical device companies, based on trends in U.S. Google searches for the last 30 days. In the […]

Is Johnson & Johnson eyeing Edwards, St. Jude?
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Is Johnson & Johnson eyeing Edwards, St. Jude?

Johnson & Johnson, already the world’s largest health products maker, could have its eye on Edwards Lifesciences and St. Jude Medical as potential acquisitions, analysts say. MASSDEVICE ON CALL —Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) could be setting its sights on Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW)and St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ) as additions to its ailing cardiovascular portfolio – the […]

Healthcare drew more angel investment than any other industry last year
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Healthcare drew more angel investment than any other industry last year

Angel investors are flocking to healthcare. A new report shows that healthcare companies received a greater percentage (37 percent) of angel investment dollars than startups from any other industry in 2011. Within the healthcare sector, medical devices dominated angel investment. Sixty percent of healthcare investments went to medical devices and equipment, far […]

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Exactech Announces Preliminary 2011 Sales of $205.4 Million and 4th Quarter 2011 Sales of $53.1 Million

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Jan 31, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Exactech, Inc. EXAC +0.40% , a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for hip, knee, shoulder, spine and biologic materials, announced today that it expects to report revenue for the fourth quarter of 2011 of $53.1 million, an increase of 2.5% compared […]

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Zimmer Initiates Quarterly Dividend and Announces New Share Repurchase Program

WARSAW, Ind., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH; SIX: ZMH), a global leader in musculoskeletal care, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the payment of a quarterly cash dividend to stockholders for the first quarter of 2012.  Zimmer’s Board of Directors also has authorized a new share repurchase […]