What You Missed on Medtechy This Week
What'd you miss on Medtechy this week? There was a lot of news, a lot of sharing and a lot of new jobs posted.
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Here's a quick breakdown of what you missed in the news, forums and job postings:
- Mazor Robotics Misses on Revenue But System Sales Remain Strong
- Mazor Robotics ($MZOR) shares have been under significant pressure after reporting a disappointing Q2 earnings report this past Thursday. At Wednesday's close, Mazor Robotics was trading at $63.43 and is currently trading at $52.00 on Friday afternoon.
- New Report Shows Medical Sales Reps Need to Bring More Value in Physician Meetings
- In the past, lavish dinners and expense accounts were part of the game in pharmaceutical sales and medical device sales.
- NuVasive Q2 Earnings Highlights
- “We are pleased with our second quarter total revenue growth of 8.5% year‐over‐year driven by momentum in our U.S. Spinal Hardware business where we saw spine case volumes up nearly 7% versus prior year."
- Nevro and Boston Scientific Agree to Terminate Patent Dispute
- Nevro ($NVRO) is up 7% in pre-market action after announcing that they and Boston Scientific have agree to terminate their patent dispute related to high-frequency spinal cord stimulation.
- Florida Hospital Surgeon Performs 1st-In-The-Nation Procedures With Senhance Surgical Robot
- In November 2017, TransEnterix announced the first U.S. sale of their Senhance robotic system to Florida Hospital.
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Medical Sales Jobs of the Week
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What'd you miss on the forums?
There's been a lot of great content this week on our forums, but with the recent release of the new Netflix documentary, The Bleeding Edge, threads and article pertaining to it have seen significant traffic.
Here is the most popular thread: The Bleeding Edge Documentary on Netflix
And here is an article we wrote about it from April of this year: Netflix Documentary takes on the medical device industry
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