Abbott CEO says interested in acquiring more medical devices

July 14 Mon Jul 14, 2014 10:47am EDT

July 14 (Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories <ABT.N) said on Monday it is interested in bolstering its line of medical devices, but it was becoming increasingly difficult to find appropriate and affordable products.

Chief Executive Officer Miles White, in a conference call with industry analysts, said Abbott is interested in acquiring new medical optics and other products. (Reporting by Ransdell Pierson; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)