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CeQur is launching a discreet, convenient 'wearable insulin pen' – Mass Device

CeQur is launching a discreet, convenient 'wearable insulin pen' – Mass Device

The CeQur Simplicity wearable insulin delivery device. [Image courtesy of CeQur] CeQur designed its Simplicity device to make insulin delivery as seamless as possible for people with diabetes. When it comes to managing diabetes, CeQur wants to make insulin therapy as convenient as possible. For those who prefer to manage their own insulin delivery, the Simplicity device might just do...

Teva appoints former Vertex exec as new head of R&D, CMO – Mass Device

Teva appoints former Vertex exec as new head of R&D, CMO – Mass Device

CeQur is launching a discreet, convenient ‘wearable insulin pen’ CeQur designed its Simplicity device to make insulin delivery as seamless as possible for people with diabetes. When it comes to managing diabetes, CeQur wants to make insulin therapy as convenient as possible. For those who prefer to manage their own insulin delivery, the Simplicity device might just do exactly that....

Enovis partners with Kelvi on hot and cold therapies – Mass Device

Enovis partners with Kelvi on hot and cold therapies – Mass Device

Enovis, the parent company of DJO, announced that it entered into a strategic partnership with Kelvi for heating and cooling therapies. Kelvi, which develops hot and cold therapy products, will work with Enovis to deliver industry-leading therapies for rehabilitation, recovery and performance enhancement for patients and athletes of all abilities. According to a news release, DJO (as part of Enovis)...

West Pharmaceutical Services debuts new needle syringe system – Mass Device

West Pharmaceutical Services debuts new needle syringe system – Mass Device

[Image from West Pharmaceutical Services] West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST) announced the recent unveiling of its Daikyo Crystal Zenith needle syringe system. Exton, Pennsylvania-based West designed the Daikyo Crystal Zenith 2.25mL insert needle syringe system as a technologically advanced cyclic olefin polymer containment and delivery system that offers an alternative to glass, mitigating the risk of breakage and reducing the chance...

Titan Medical names Cary G. Vance as new president, CEO – Mass Device

Titan Medical names Cary G. Vance as new president, CEO – Mass Device

Titan Medical (Nasdaq:TMDI) announced that it appointed Cary G. Vance as its new president and CEO. Vance will succeed Titan chair of the board of directors, Paul Cataford, who had served as interim president and CEO since December 2021, when David McNally, who previously held the corner office, resigned. Vance’s appointment was made effective today. “After a thorough search and...

Acutus completes first closing in left-heart access sale to Medtronic – Mass Device

Acutus completes first closing in left-heart access sale to Medtronic – Mass Device

Acutus Medical (Nasdaq:AFIB) announced today that it completed the first of two closings in its portfolio sale to Medtronic (NYSE:MDT). Carlsbad, California-based Acutus announced in April that it entered into a definitive agreement to sell its left-heart access portfolio to Medtronic for $50 million. The company’s left-heart access portfolio includes its AcQCross line of sheath-compatible septal crossing devices, AcQGuide Mini integrated...

This Week in Logistics News (June 25 – July 1) – Logistics Viewpoints

This Week in Logistics News (June 25 – July 1) – Logistics Viewpoints

This weekend marks the 246th anniversary of Independence Day, which celebrates when the thirteen colonies were no longer subject (and subordinate) to the monarch of Britain, King George III, and were united, free, and independent states. During the American Revolution, the legal separation of the thirteen colonies from Great Britain in 1776 actually occurred on July 2, when the Second...

SkyWest Airlines to continue to provide service to Denver – KNOP

SkyWest Airlines to continue to provide service to Denver – KNOP

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) – North Platte’s airport manager is optimistic about the future of essential air service in North Platte. SkyWest Airlines submitted an application to continue operating out of North Platte, but on a smaller scale. The airline is proposing to operate under SkyWest Charter with 30 seats instead of the current 50 seats. North Platte is one...

FDA backs COVID-19 boosters with BA.4/5 spike proteins for fall – Mass Device

FDA backs COVID-19 boosters with BA.4/5 spike proteins for fall – Mass Device

Supply Chain EVP Greg Smith sees fewer suppliers in Medtronic’s future All eyes are on Medtronic’s global operations and supply chain leader as he works to modernize its operations and scrutinize suppliers. EVP of Global Operations and Supply Chain Greg Smith anticipates fewer suppliers in Medtronic’s future, he said in an interview this week. Smith spoke with DeviceTalks Editorial Director...

How safe is health information after the overturning of Roe? – Mass Device

How safe is health information after the overturning of Roe? – Mass Device

[Image from Unsplash] The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today issued guidance meant to better protect women’s health information as state abortion bans kick in after the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. Despite the HHS actions, women may still wonder whether their health information is entirely safe going forward — a potential challenge for the...

BD launches combination COVID-19, flu, RSV diagnostic test – Mass Device

BD launches combination COVID-19, flu, RSV diagnostic test – Mass Device

[Image courtesy of BD] BD (NYSE:BDX) today announced it has launched a new molecular diagnostic combination test for SARS-CoV-2, influenza A and B and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) following CE mark approval. The BD Max test uses a single nasal swab or nasopharyngeal swab sample to determine if a patient has COVID-19, the flu or RSV. Franklin Lakes, N.J.-based BD...

Smith+Nephew opens new plant in Malaysia – Mass Device

Smith+Nephew opens new plant in Malaysia – Mass Device

Smith+Nephew’s new 250,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Penang, Malaysia [Photo courtesy of the Malaysian Investment Development Authority] Smith+Nephew recently opened a 250,000-square-foot advanced manufacturing facility in Malaysia. Representing a more than $100 million investment, the plant will primarily support the British medtech giant’s orthopedics business, which the company expects to grow strongly in the Asia-Pacific region. S+N expects the facility —...

Flying 'Way Up There' – FLYING Magazine – FLYING

Flying 'Way Up There' – FLYING Magazine – FLYING

We’re going to Texas. “I doubt it,” I thought, after looking at the radar. There was a line of thunderstorms associated with a cold front stretching north to south across our route. “Nah,” said Jason, “We’ll fly above that stuff.” Such was my introduction to flying jets, in this case the Lear-jet 31. With a service ceiling of 51,000 feet,...

Podcast: US Pilot Shortage: What's Going On? – Aviation Week

Airlines and their representative organizations in America are expressing concerns about a long-term pilot shortage, yet pilot unions say there’s no shortage and are pressing for higher wages. U.S. editors at ATW and Aviation Week discuss the opposing views. Don’t miss a single episode. Subscribe to Aviation Week’s Window Seat Podcast in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Rush transcript:  Karen Walker:               Hello everyone. And...