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The orthopedics company has created an independent non-profit structure for Movement is Life, Inc., the philanthropic, multi-disciplinary coalition that it founded in 2010. The coalition’s mission is to improve musculoskeletal health for women, underserved racial and ethnic groups, and people living in rural communities.
The company will invest $62.5m for a new manufacturing and supply chain facility in Johns Creek, GA – about 30 miles northeast of Atlanta in Fulton County, according to Georgia Governor Brian Kemp.
The company announced the US launch of the AcQCross Qx transseptal dilator/needle. It is specifically designed to help deploy Boston Scientific’s Watchman left-atrial appendage closure device, but it is part of the left-heart access device portfolio that Acutus recently sold to Medtronic.
Local newspapers in Chicago confirm that Abbott is leasing space in Chicago’s most famous building in an attempt to better serve employees who live closer to the city than its Lake County, IL, campus.
The Abbott Fund, the company’s charitable foundation, has granted Easterseals $750,000 to fund a three-year pilot project supporting education and community health equity.
In this month’s Digital Health roundup, Medtech Insight’s Marion Webb discusses her deep-dive article on menopause with leading experts in this rising industry and Barnaby Pickering highlights UK-based Proximie, which developed a web-based platform that allows surgeons and other clinical experts to collaborate virtually in the operating suite. The company recently raised $80m in a series C round.