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Got RIF’d ? Here is Your 30 Day Job Search Plan

By Joseph Mullings  "Allowing circumstances to dictate your future is a terrible strategy. Drive outcomes for your own success." - Joe Mullings Having specific results in mind when searching for a new role is vital as you set specific objectives around getting those results and [...]

How to Disrespect a Valuable Connection

By Joseph Mullings     Digital / Social media tools have scaled intelligence, idiocy, lunacy and judgement....both good and bad. Taking the time and making the effort in high value situations could make a huge difference in your outcomes. A gentleman I had placed a [...]

Interview? Rise to the Next Level

By Holly Scott     Recently, an individual I have been working with interviewed with a client seeking a strong marketing executive. This marketing role is quite unique, it is with a bay area start up in the digital healthcare space. Tons of upfront product [...]

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Cardiac Dimensions® Initiates European Commercialization of CARILLON® Mitral Contour System®

Commercial Rollout includes PRIME Study, Collecting Data on up to 300 European Patients KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 28, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ --Cardiac Dimensions®,Inc. today announced that it has initiated its commercial efforts in Europe, treating the first patients with its CARILLON® Mitral Contour System® under its [...]

$265 million for Israeli-founded medical device company

An admirable exit for the Israeli-founded medical device company, Rhythmia Medical, as it gets picked up by Boston Scientific – a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices- for $265 million. The agreement (signed today) calls for an upfront payment of $90 million payable [...]

Implant scandal sparks revamp of EU medical device rules

*Rules to tighten product approvals, safety checks * Changes follow French breast implant safety scandal * Plans must be approved by EU governments, lawmakers BRUSSELS, Sept 26 (Reuters) - The European Union has proposed tougher rules on assessing the safety and monitoring the use of [...]

European regulators approve Surefire Infusion System for chemo – and radioembolization procedures

European regulators have approved Surefire Medical's Surefire Infusion System, a next generation device for chemo- and radioembolization procedures. The Colorado-based medical device company today announced that it is launching this product in the European market immediately. "Surefire Medical developed this ground-breaking technology to provide interventional [...]