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ICD and CRT Premature Battery Depletion Idea Proposal (MDT, STJ)

ICD and CRT Premature Battery Depletion Idea Proposal (MDT, STJ)

Are manufacturers of ICDs and CRTs at risk for major product recalls due to Premature Battery Depletion? Report Available: March 15, 2017   Blueshift’s initial research, in conjunction with Pharm3r software solutions, reveals a pattern of Premature Battery Depletion for several ICD and CRT devices that is consistent with other ICDs and CRTs that have […]

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Steady Growth Trend Continues for the Dental Market (XRAY)

Research Question: What are the current dental industry market conditions? Companies: ALGN, HSIC, PDCO, WEB, XRAY By: David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings In a follow-up to Blueshift Research’s 15 report on Dentsply Sirona Inc. (XRAY), dental market conditions continue to fluctuate, but they have improved for all five […]

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Steady Adoption Growth Expected for Dentsply Sirona’s CEREC (XRAY)

Research Question: Will Dentsply Sirona’s merger lead to accelerated adoption of its CEREC CAD/CAM system? Companies: ALGN, HPE, HSIC, MMM, PDCO, XRAY By: David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Dentsply Sirona Inc. (XRAY) will see steady growth in the adoption of its CEREC system, according to 14 of 18 dentists, […]

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Dentsply Sirona Idea Proposal

Dentsply Sirona Idea Proposal

Will the Dentsply Sirona merger lead to accelerated adoption of its CEREC CAD/CAM system? Report Available: September 15, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research found Dentsply’s recently completed merger with Sirona creating an opportunity for increased adoption of the CEREC system and a continued shift to digital dentistry and single-visit dentistry. However, film X-rays are still […]

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Teleflex’s Premium Pricing Strategy Will Prevail Despite Challenges

Research Question: Will hospitals continue to accept price hikes for Teleflex’s vascular products when competitors are dropping prices? Companies: ABMD, ANGO, BCR, BDX, BSX, CAH, CFN, EW, JNJ, KRX:005935, MDT, MMSI, STJ, TFX, TYO:4543 By: David Franklin Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Teleflex ’s (TFX) strategy of premium pricing […]

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Teleflex Idea Proposal

Teleflex Idea Proposal

Will hospitals continue to accept price hikes for Teleflex’s vascular products when competitors are dropping prices? Report Available: April 20, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research shows TFX has benefited from a broad healthcare/medical device product line, a deep product pipeline, and the ability to command higher prices than the competition. With the healthcare spending growth […]

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Early Warning for ZLTQ’s CoolSculpting: CYNO’s SculpSure Could Cut into Next Year’s Share

Research Question: Can Zeltiq’s CoolSculpting system continue to fend off competitors with similar or superior body contouring products? Companies: AGN, CUTR, CYNO, ELOS, LMNS, NUS, TSE:VRX, ZLTQ By: David Franklin Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc.’s (ZLTQ) CoolSculpting now faces competition from Cynosure Inc.’s (CYNO) recently approved SculpSure […]

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Novadaq’s SPY Elite: A Solid Technology Facing Moderate Growth Due to Adoption Challenges

Research Question: Will Novadaq’s SPY Elite be widely adopted and drive company growth in 2016? Companies: EPA:MKEA, ETR:SIE, ISRG, NVDQ, TYO:6965 By: David Franklin Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings The medical community considers Novadaq Technologies Inc. (NVDQ) to have innovative and interesting tissue perfusion assessment technology in its product line. […]

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Zeltiq Aesthetics Idea Proposal (ZLTQ)

Zeltiq Aesthetics Idea Proposal (ZLTQ)

Research Question: Can Zeltiq Aesthetics’ CoolSculpting system continue to fend off competitors with similar or superior body contouring products? Report Available: January 15, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research shows ZLTQ investing heavily in sales and marketing, with strong sales results from its CoolSculpting body contouring system. Competing products are coming on strong and some appear to […]

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Novadaq Technologies Idea Proposal

Novadaq Technologies Idea Proposal

Research Question: Will Novadaq’s SPY Elite be widely adopted and drive the company’s growth in 2016? Report Available: Nov. 24, 2015   Blueshift’s initial research shows NVDQ’s sales momentum increasing now that its technology is transitioning into the adoption phase. But its SPY fluorescence imaging systems could still be years away from achieving angiography gold standard status, […]

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