Boston Scientific Launches LithoVue Empower Retrieval Deployment Device

Posted in Medical Device by Medtech[y] Staff

September 24, 2018 • 3 min read

Boston Scientific announced the global launch of the LithoVue Empower Retrieval Deployment Device, designed to be used with the LithoVue Single-Use Digital Flexible Ureteroscope and compatible nitinol retrieval basket to enable urologists to operate a ureteroscope and basket simultaneously when retrieving kidney stones via flexible ureteroscopy (URS). ...

SI-BONE Files for IPO

Posted in Medical Device by Medtech[y] Staff

September 21, 2018 • 1 min read

Santa Clara based, SI-BONE, developer of the minimally invasive surgical treatment of the sacroiliac joint with the iFuse Implant System, filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the SEC relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. ...

"If you're the single hospital system in an area, you essentially can set your price." How hospitals stymie efforts to lower health costs.

Posted in Hospitals by Medtech[y] Staff

September 18, 2018