Archive for October, 2011

Medtronic examines hacking vulnerability of insulin pumps

Friday, October 28th, 2011

International medical device manufacturer, Medtronic, has tasked a team of cyber security experts to examine the vulnerability of their insulin pumps to hacking and whether dose levels could be altered remotely.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/medtronic-examines-hacking-vulnerability-of-insulin-pumps-178976.html

Report calls for reform of NHS purchasing methods

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

The NHS in England has come in for stinging criticism for the way in which it purchases its most expensive medical equipment.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/report-calls-for-reform-of-nhs-purchasing-methods-178866.html

Sphere Medical prepares for flotation and eyes expansion

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Pioneering medical equipment firm, Sphere Medical, is proceeding with plans to list on AIM, with the aim of raising around £15 million for its future expansion and development.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/sphere-medical-prepares-for-flotation-and-eyes-expansion-178806.html

New Eucomed regulation to aid medical sales jobs

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Eucomed, the European trade body for the medical device industry, is aiming to help those working in medical sales jobs by withdrawing its support form conferences deemed to be more focused on marketing than on serious science.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/new-eucomed-regulation-to-aid-medical-sales-jobs-178697.html

Medical sales jobs possible after Aircraft Medical deal

Friday, October 14th, 2011

Edinburgh’s Aircraft Medical healthcare device group has paved the way for the creation of new medical sales jobs after signing a “transformational” deal for worldwide distribution of its low-cost video laryngoscope.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/medical-sales-jobs-possible-after-aircraft-medical-deal-178639.html

EU approval could mean more medical sales jobs

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Welsh medical device company Cellnovo is strongly positioned to potentially create new medical sales jobs in the imminent future, after winning the European mark of approval for its revolutionary mobile diabetes management system.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/eu-approval-could-mean-more-medical-sales-jobs-178544.html

Neuromodulation market offers prospects for medical sales jobs

Friday, October 7th, 2011

The global neuromodulation devices market is expected to be worth $11.61 billion by 2021, creating hundreds of skilled medical sales jobs as it grows.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/neuromodulation-market-offers-prospects-for-medical-sales-jobs-178477.html

Prosthetics company eyes new scientific sales jobs

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

A prosthetic limb maker in Scotland has been awarded £2.5 million to support its global expansion, with significant focus already being put on the creation of new scientific sales jobs.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/prosthetics-company-eyes-new-scientific-sales-jobs-178376.html