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HealthpointCapital is the leading source for research on the orthopedic and dental industry's markets, major players, technologies and trends. The research team has created an unparalleled bank of intellectual capital that reflects a thorough understanding of the industry's dynamics, key strategies and valuation trends. Research insights and conclusions are central to HealthpointCapital's investment decisions. More about us...

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HealthpointCapital Readership Survey + Win an Amazon Gift Certificate! BY EDITOR, OCTOBER 20, 2014

We want to hear from you. We're conducting a short readership survey to help shape our blog coverage and better report on the news that matters to you. It should take you about a minute, since there are no open-ended... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 16-Oct-14 BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, OCTOBER 16, 2014

Johnson & Johnson reports financial results...Update on Zimmer's acquisition of Biomet...Becton Dickinson to Acquire CareFusion...Bioventus to acquire OsteoAMP product line...Breg to merge with United Orthopedic Group...FDA guidance on custom medical devices...Episurf, Precision Spine receive product approval...Aurora Spine, Globus, Spine Wave, Smith & Nephew launch products...Aastrom Biosciences corporate changes...VEXIM initiates trial...nanoMAG's new agreement...Amedica's new distribution agreement with Spinal Kinetics more

FDA Issued Final Guidance on Custom Medical Devices BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, OCTOBER 15, 2014

The FDA issued a new final guidance document intended to clarify the process by which manufacturers of "custom" medical devices can comply with federal regulations. While much of the final guidance is identical to the January 2014 draft, there have... more

Bioventus to Acquire OsteoAMP Product Line from Advanced Biologics BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, OCTOBER 15, 2014

Bioventus entered into an agreement to acquire the OsteoAMP product line from Advanced Biologics. Under the terms of the agreement, Bioventus will acquire the intellectual property, commercial business, research and development (R&D) and product supply (which could lead to future... more

BioHorizons Introduces MinerOss X, Family of Xenograft Products BY EDITOR, OCTOBER 10, 2014

BioHorizons, an oral reconstructive device company, announced the launch of MinerOss® X, a family of xenograft products for dental implant site development procedures. The MinerOss® X family includes cancellous or cortical particulate, a moldable collagen block, and a cancellous particulate... more

Becton Dickinson to Acquire CareFusion for $12.2B BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, OCTOBER 9, 2014

Becton, Dickinson & Company (BD) entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CareFusion Corporation for $58.00 a share in cash and stock, equating to a total enterprise value of $12.2 billion, or 3.2x LTM revenues, or 13.4x LTM Adjusted EBITDA.... more


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