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medical devices

Dec 21, 2015

Could Miss Colombia sue?

Steve Harvey's erroneous crowning leads news summary including minority profiling at schools, a medical-device makers potentially damning report and a judge without meetings.

Jul 31, 2015

Frederick whistleblower receives $2.2M reward in medical-device settlement

A Frederick sales agent-turned-whistleblower will receive $2.2 million after alleging to federal agents that his former employer, NuVasive Inc., was marketing unapproved uses for its spinal-treatment device and improperly inducing doctors to treat patients with it at several Maryland hospitals, including Johns Hopkins and Montgomery General.

Nov 19, 2014

UMB invests $100K in Harpoon Medical

UM Ventures at the University of Maryland, Baltimore has invested $100,000 in Harpoon Medical, a medical device company based in Stevensville.

Apr 15, 2014

Judge allows prosthetist to see former patients

A prosthetic company cannot block a former employee from seeing 10 patients he worked with before joining a rival firm, a judge has ruled.

Sep 20, 2013

FDA requires tracking codes on medical implants

WASHINGTON — Federal health regulators will begin tracking millions of medical devices, from pacemakers to hip replacements, using a new electronic system designed to protect patients by catching problematic implants earlier. The Food and Drug Administration published new rules Friday that require most medical devices sold in the U.S. to carry a unique code, identifying […]

May 2, 2013

BioElectronics’ products coming to Iraq

BioElectronics Corp., of Frederick, a manufacturer of inexpensive, drug-free, anti-inflammatory medical devices and patches, said it has found a distributor for its products in Iraq.

Jul 3, 2012

FDA lays out medical device identifier system

WASHINGTON — Federal health regulators are proposing a new system to track millions of medical devices used in the U.S., an effort which they say will help protect patients by catching problematic implants earlier. The Food and Drug Administration’s proposal would require most medical devices to carry a unique code to identify the product’s make, […]

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