Stryker reported third quarter financials, attributing success to the company's diversification.
Johnson & Johnson's worldwide medical device and diagnostic sales hit $6.6 billion in the third quarter of 2014, a 5.2 percent decrease over the same period last year.
Smith & Nephew launched the EVOS MINI Plating System for long bone complex fractures.
Bacterin reported preliminary third quarter financial results, including a total revenue increase over the same period last year.
EvaluateMedTech released the "World Preview 2014, Outlook to 2020" report with details on the top companies in the worldwide orthopedics market in 2013, with projections for 2020 market share. The top companies are listed by highest worldwide orthopedics sales.
The Food and Drug Administration cleared 37 orthopedic- and spine-related devices in September.
Medical device manufacturer BD plans to acquire CareFusion for $12.2 billion.
Zimmer acquired ETEX Holdings to enhance its biologics portfolio.
Camber Capital Management surged its exposure to Orthofix in the middle of the company's ongoing efforts to correct financial reports over the past few years and release accurate 2013 reports, according to an Insider Monkey report.
According to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Medtronic may ask to cut it's $43 billion offer to acquire Covidien after new Treasury Department regulations were introduced to stymie tax-inversion deals.