Connecting the Chicago Health/Med Tech and Life Sciences Community on Twitter

I am on a mission to build a robust digital network for our community. I have been combing through contacts to build a Twitter List of the local community. You can use this list to connect with other community members, stay updated on community news, and engage in conversation.

Please add yourself to the list if I missed you.

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Baxter leads the way for US Medtech employment growth in 2013

 

Med tech companies are keen employers, according to an employment report released today by EP Vantage, which found that 12 of the 15 biggest device companies added to their head count in 2013. And Abbott ($ABT) and Covidien ($COV) would have been net hirers were it not for the divestment of their pharma arms that year–resulting in the transfer of jobs to other companies, leaving Boston Scientific ($BSX) as the only large company to truly eliminate jobs last year.

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