Medtech’s haves and have-nots
Medtronic’s quarterly results yesterday might presage a recovery, and some groups are in dire need of one.
Zimmer ditches slow-growing business to refocus
And the move will shake up the orthopaedic robotics scene.
Telemedicine and the “Zoom effect” boost big-cap medtech
In the second half of 2020 medtech began a tentative – and possibly short-lived – recovery.
A beautiful autumn for Covid-19 test makers
Though orthopaedics companies have begun to recover from the second quarter’s horrors, it is clear that the third quarter belongs to the diagnostics specialists.
Orthopaedics companies’ nightmare quarter
The Covid-19 pandemic has scythed vast sums from joint makers’ Q2 sales. But Medtronic’s summer earnings were better than those for its spring quarter.
Covid-19 divides the biggest medtechs
Success or failure on the stock markets this year depended almost entirely on whether a company’s devices could be used to treat coronavirus patients.
Covid-19 takes a toll on medtech’s first quarter
Medtronic has had a poor quarter owing to the pandemic – but Zimmer’s has been even worse.
Joint makers report pandemic pain
Sales of implants are set to fall sharply as non-urgent procedures are deferred.