Medical Devices, Diagnostics & Instrumentation (MDDI Reports) - The Gray Sheet - Abstracts

Medical Devices, Diagnostics & Instrumentation (MDDI Reports) - The Gray Sheet
Bergen Brunswig exiting med/surgical business via $181 mil. sale to Cardinal.Health care industry 
Cohesion's CoStasis surgical hemostat to ship in July, gains FDA approval.(marketing of CoStasis by Tyco in July 2000)Health care industry 
Global healthcare exchange staffing up, enlisting customers and companies.Health care industry 
Itamar pursuing sleep apnea as first application of PAT platform.(sale of Itamar technology to assist in diagnosis of sleep apnea)Health care industry 
J&J hopes to win back Prestige case after judge favors Home Diagnostics.Health care industry 
Mallinckrodt Nellcor Puritan Bennett line breathes new air into Tyco.(acquisition of Nellcor by Tyco)Health care industry 
Medicare payments for blood glucose test strips lack documentation - OIG.(investigation by Office of the Inspector General into payments by Medicare for blood glucose strips)Health care industry 
Multi-year HCFA reform effort by Congress kicks off at June 27 hearing.(hearing into reform legislatiion of HCFA)Health care industry 
OEMs, FDA still at odds over premarket requirements for reprocessed SUDs.(disagreement between original equipment manufacturers and Food and Drug Administration over single-use devices)Health care industry 
OPPS list of additional pass-through devices expected week of July 3.(outpatient prospective payment system changes expected)Health care industry 
Prostate cancer treatment recommendations depend on medical specialty.Health care industry 
Single-use device reuse needs greater Federal oversight - FDA, GAO.Health care industry 
Smith & Nephew buys wound care line, looks to streamline operations.Health care industry 
Sunrise's Hyperion laser gains FDA approval for Hyperopia.(approval of laser therapy product by Food and Drug Administration)Health care industry 
Supreme Court will rule on pedicle screw "Fraud on the FDA" case.Health care industry 
Vascular Solutions seeks inclusion of Duett on OPPS list following approval.(Vascular Solutions wants inclusion of Duett device on approved list)Health care industry 
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