This week, China’s National Health and Planning Commission (NHPC) threw foreign medical device manufacturers a wrinkle: going forward, the Chinese government would pursue policies explicitly designed to favor domestic manufacturers over foreign manufacturers. The NHPC’s announcement was clear: “We want
Chen Yunfeng, chief orthopedist at Shanghai Sixth People’s Hospital, wore Google Glass while carrying out an internal fixation surgery for comminuted fracture of distal radius on a 55-year-old patient on Aug. 13. The device allowed surgeons in Shanghai, Hong Kong,
May 27, 2014 | By Joseph Keenan Not satisfied with being the world’s biggest health-care products company, Johnson & Johnson ($JNJ) will expand its already dominant presence in China later this year when it introduces plates and screws manufactured in the country at
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. & SHANGHAI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Life Spine, a medical device company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets products for the surgical treatment of spinal disorders, has entered into a strategic partnership with China Pioneer Pharma Holdings Limited, based in Shanghai, China.
Chinese people’s joints wear out too, but replacement implants have, on occasion, been too large. Now a team of 21 experts from France and China’s Sichuan Provincial People’s Hospital in the southwestern city of Chengdu have co-developed artificial knee joints
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) just learned an $85,000 lesson about China’s new monopoly law on behalf of all device companies. A Shanghai court ordered the company to pay 530,000 yuan ($85,000) to a distributor who had sued the company for
In recent years, China has grabbed headlines for its soaring healthcare industry and market. While an ever-larger middle class has greatly increased domestic healthcare spending, the country wants to keep spending under control and cut down on bribery and other
CAESAREA, Israel, Mar 12, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — –Distributor Responsible for Securing Regulatory Clearance in China Mazor Robotics Ltd (tase:MZOR), the leader in innovative surgical robots and complementary products for spine surgery, signed an agreement with Cicel Science & Technology
Medtronic has opened an orthopedic research and development center in Beijing with its partner, Shandong Weigao Group, according to a China Daily report. The joint venture between the two groups was established in 2008. It focused on developing Medtronic’s vertebral and joint
TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the spinal implant market in Brazil, India, and China, valued at over $850 million in 2010, will continue to skyrocket through 2015. Revenues in all three countries
China Kanghui Holdings, which is a leading China-based manufacturer and marketer of orthopedic implants, filed on Friday with the SEC to raise up to $75 million in an initial public offering. The Changzhou-based company, which was founded in 1997 and
GREENVILLE, N.C. — Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc., said Tuesday that a Chinese partner has received government approval to distribute Pioneer’s full product line there. Pioneer, which has R&D and manufacturing facilities in Greenville and in Woburn, Mass., is based in
OCEANSIDE, NY – October 2009 – elliquence, LLC., a leading medical device designer and manufacturer based in Oceanside, New York, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Bonovo Orthopedic, Inc. for the distribution of its products in China.
SHENZHEN, CHINA and MIDDLETOWN, NY–(Marketwire – October 21, 2009) – Advanced BioMedical Technologies Inc. (OTCBB: ABMT) announced that it has completed all 60 human clinical test cases of its PA Absorbable Orthopaedic Implant Screw according to the regulations set out