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Controllable Functional Implants and Devices

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Huggable diagnostic teddy on ‘tech for good’ list

A huggable diagnostic teddy bear, a light that runs on gravity and a low-cost 3D-printed house were among those included on the annual Nominet Trust list of tech companies working on projects for the good of humanity.

Now in its… Read more →

Medtech winners of 2014: Google

While tech players like Apple and Microsoft danced around the medtech market this year, Google, the sector’s 800-pound gorilla, entered it in earnest.

The Web search giant grabbed industry headlines in January with the announcement that its secretive Google[x] lab… Read more →

Medtech winners of 2014: Proteus Digital Health

Proteus Digital Health is leveraging medtech, pharma, wireless technology, wearable technology, cloud computing, and mobile health to solve one of the biggest problems in healthcare: how to get patients to comply with their medication regimen.

The company’s FDA-cleared ingestible sensor,… Read more →

With acquisition Welch Allyn ventures into telemedicine

Welch Allyn is perhaps the most ubiquitous, recognizable name in a primary care setting.

If you are in the doctor’s office for a routine physical exam or even a particular illness, chances are the doctor has come at you with… Read more →

Your medical device part has failed—now what?

When a medical device fails, it can adversely affect the patient’s safety, resulting in pain, suffering, or delayed treatment. Such failures can not only harm the reputation of the device manufacturer but also lead to litigation, recalls, or delivery delays… Read more →

Medtech winners of 2014: Clinical Wearables

Wearables landed on MD+DI’s 2013 loser’s list largely because of the overwhelming focus of wearables makers to create health and fitness-type consumer devices with scant regard for moving the needle on chronic disease management or in using wearables in a… Read more →

Medical device cybersecurity, terrorism, and a leap too far?

You can lead a horse to water, it is said, but you can’t make it drink. That seems to be the federal government’s experience to date with the medical device industry and its apparent lack of a thirst for cybersecurity.

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Stimwave freedom, world’s smallest neurostimulator, FDA cleared for back, leg pain

Severe chronic pain can in some cases be treated using neurostimulators that disrupt nerve signals moving up to the brain. Most such devices can benefit from being much smaller and not having to rely on an internal battery can also… Read more →

Sphere Medical to unveil Proxima in-line miniature blood gas analyser at ICS State of the Art meeting

Sphere Medical, innovator in critical care monitoring and diagnostics equipment, will be introducing its new Proxima in-line patient dedicated arterial blood gas analyser to the Intensive Care Society (ICS) community at its State of the Art Meeting, ICC London ExCel,… Read more →

Heart failure patients and their families helped to reduce salt intake with electronic monitoring device

Using an electronic monitoring device may help heart failure patients and their families stick to a low-salt diet, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014.

The Family Sodium Watcher Program (Family SWAP) focuses on a… Read more →

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