Keyword: Ethicon


2. Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson started 2016 by cutting 3,000 jobs, part of a restructuring move to shore up its lagging medical device businesses. The cuts, in its orthopedics, surgery and cardiovascular units, made up 6% of its medical device employees.

Verb Surgical unveils its first prototype system

Verily and Ethicon’s robotics joint venture, Verb Surgical, announced Thursday that it unveiled its first digital surgery prototype to its partners at the companies as well as to execs from parent companies Alphabet and Johnson & Johnson.