Dedicated to design & manufacturing for medical device
14-16 September 2020 | SWEECC H2&H4
2019.11.15 In Vivo Sensors: More than a Space-Age Fantasy?
It’s easy to envision the roles implantable sensors could perform. But is it too hard to overcome the risks?
2019.11.07 Fitbit Deal Helps Google Go Wrist-to-Wrist with Apple in Healthcare
Google could get a significant foothold in the wearables market through its $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit. The Apple Watch and Fitbit have been taking deeper dives into healthcare over the past few years.
2019.08.20 New Expanded Indication Could Change the TAVR Narrative
Now Edwards and Medtronic’s transcatheter aortic valve replacement devices can be used in patients with low-risk for death or major complications associated with open-heart surgery. One analyst said the conversation will eventually shift toward TAVR being the “preferred treatment method.”
2019.08.16 Concept Medical Has the ‘MagicTouch’ to Treat PAD
The Tampa, FL-based company has received breakthrough device designation from FDA for the MagicTouch PTA, a Sirolimus drug-coated balloon (DCB) catheter. The designation comes a few short days after Becton Dickinson and Co. said FDA rejected its Lutonix Paclitaxel DCB for PAD BTK.
2019.08.15 MIT Model Automates AI for Medical Decision-Making
MIT computer scientists are hoping to accelerate the use of artificial intelligence to improve medical decision-making, by automating a key step that’s usually done by hand — and that’s becoming more laborious as certain datasets grow ever-larger.
2019.08.13 Roche Expands Global Access to Viral Assays to Aid Eradication Efforts
Access to diagnostic assays is key to achievement of the World Health Organization’s infectious disease elimination goals.
2019.08.12 How 2019 Will Define TAVR for Years to Come
New approvals; product withdrawals; and a high profile procedure could easily cause 2019 to be one of the most memorable years for TAVR.
2019.08.07 May the Best Spine Robot Win
Dave Demski, CEO of Globus Medical, said it is taking longer to sell robotic systems due to increasing competitive marketing initiatives. Hospital executives are taking longer to make the purchasing decision as they evaluate potential alternatives, he said.
2019.07.15 What Could Blockchain Technologies Mean for the Medical Device Industry?
Blockchain offers a number of potential use cases, but there are some challenges to overcome.
2019.07.12 How to Attract AI Talent for Your Medical Device
Competition for AI talent is white hot. So how can medtech companies differentiate themselves to snag the best AI engineers?