Welcome to the MassDevice Fast Five medtech news podcast, the show that keeps you up-to-date on the latest breakthroughs in medical technology. Here’s what you need to know for today, November 16, 2023.

Alcon stocks dipped on Wednesday as it released its Q3 earnings. Fast Five hosts Sean Whooley and Danielle Kirsh talk about the financial highlights of the quarter and the company’s expectations for the full-year upon these results.

Ethicon has unveiled a hemostatic sealing patch in Europe. Whooley explains the technology behind the patch and the company’s plans for a launch in the future.

Virtuoso Surgical won an NIH funding grant to support its surgical robot. Hear what the surgical robot does and what the company wants to do with the funding grant.

NeuroOne named a former Cardiovascular System VP as its new COO. The Fast Five hosts discuss who is taking over in this role, their career history and the optimism they bring to the company.

Beta Bionics won a pharmacy benefit for its bionic pancreas. Whooley talks about what the decision means for Beta Bionics and how it differs from the insurance benefits of insulin pumps.

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