GE Buys Monica Healthcare for Wireless Fetal Monitoring Technology

GE Healthcare has bought wireless fetal monitoring business Monica Healthcare. The deal sees GE add a wearable patch that monitors maternal heart rate, fetal heart rate and uterine activity to the portfolio of its maternal-infant care unit. Monica Healthcare, a spinout from the University of Nottingham in England, has distributed its Novii wireless patch system [...]

March 23rd, 2017|News|

Sanofi to Acquire Pluromed, Inc., Expanding Its Presence in Biosurgery

Sanofi and Pluromed Inc. announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Sanofi is to acquire Pluromed Inc., a medical device company based in Woburn, Massachusetts. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions. Pluromed has developed a proprietary polymer technology, called Rapid Transition Polymers (RTP(TM)), pioneering the use of injectable [...]

March 19th, 2012|News|

Atrium Medical has signed definitive agreement to be acquired by MAQUET Cardiovascular

"The acquisition of Atrium is an excellent strategic fit with our long-term business goals as Atrium's robust product line complements MAQUET Cardiovascular's existing therapy options and provides additional solutions for the customers that we serve," said Christian Keller, president and chief executive officer of MAQUET Cardiovascular.  "Like MAQUET, innovation is at the core of Atrium's business [...]

October 4th, 2011|News|

Ethicon Endo-Surgery to acquire SterilMed

Ethicon Endo-Surgery is rumoured to acquire SterilMed. SterilMed provides products and services including pre-owned equipment sales, equipment repair, and medical device reprocessing which aid healthcare providers to lower their medical device and equipment costs and reduce the amount of environmental waste they generate. The acquisition allows SterilMed to be a part of the Ethicon Endo-Surgery [...]

September 29th, 2011|News|