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Global Orthopedics Trauma Fixation Devices Market To Grow To $9.4B In 2020
A new market research report shows that the global orthopedics trauma fixation devices market will grow to $9.39 billion in 2020. 
(July, 2014)
5 Humble Medical Devices Get a mHealth Makeover (PanOptic Ophthalmoscope)
 iExaminer PanOptic Ophthalmoscope The iExaminer Adapter converts Skaneateles Falls, New York-based Welch Allyn's PanOptic Ophthalmoscope into a mobile digital device. The sytem comprises the adapter which can attach the PanOptic Ophthalmoscope to a iPhone 4 or 4S. The relate...
(July, 2014)
5 Humble Medical Devices Get a mHealth Makeover (CellScope Oto)
 The CellScope Oto Smartphone Otoscope  San Francisco-based CellScope has created a device that, with a few attachments essentially turns the iPhone into an smart otoscope. The product is currently in limited launch and is only available through pilot programs but the device is ultimate...
(July, 2014)
5 Humble Medical Devices Get A mHealth Makeover (Smart Pulse Oximeter)
 iSpO2 Rx Pulse Oximeter Masimo, based in Irvine, California, launched its iPhone-enabled iSpO2 Rx pulse oximeter in response to the consumerization of healthcare back in December 2012. But the device has recently won CE Mark to make it available for clinicians on Apple and select Android smar...
(July, 2014)
5 Humble Medical Devices Get a mHealth Makeover (Portable Ultrasound)
 MobiUS SP1 Ultrasound System   Mobisante, based in Redmond, Washington has developed a proprietary imaging device which has the form factor of a smartphone to work with its ultrasound probe. Doctors can also choose a tablet device with which the probe also works - that one, however is...
(July, 2014)
5 Humble Medical Devices Get an mHealth Makeover
Designing medical devices has probably become more complex and exciting with the advent of wireless and smartphone technology. Here are five traditional mHealth devices with a radical mhealth makeover. 
(July, 2014)
Cardiologist: True Value of mHealth Lies in Behavior Change Not Diagnostics
A cardiologist with Scripps Health explains wherein lies the true value of digital health and mobile health technologies. 
(July, 2014)
Fixed-Fee vs. Time-and-Materials: Which Outsourcing Pricing Structure is Right for You?
There are many factors to consider when choosing a financial agreement for outsourcing design or consulting services.  
(July, 2014)
Zimmer and Biomet Sales Reps Will Both Have Jobs After Merger
Sales reps at both Biomet and Zimmer need not worry about their jobs following the combination of both companies - at least not in the immediate future.  
(July, 2014)
Bos Sci CEO: Medtech Industry Consolidation Interesting But Our Strategy is Sound
Interesting but we are not changing. That is largely how Boston Scientific CEO Michael Mahoney's comments on healthcare industry consolidation and its impact on the company' strategy can be interpreted. In Boston Scientific's second-quarter earnings conference call Thursday, an analyst asked...
(July, 2014)
UK Court Rules That Occlutech Did Not Infringe St. Jude Medical Patent
Occlutech, a German medical device company which has developed minimally invasive structural heart implants, announced Wednesday that a U.K. court in London has invalidated a St. Jude Medical patent, which was the basis of a lawsuit between the two companies. Back in 2011, AGA Medical, that was a...
(July, 2014)
Molecular Diagnostics: Why Joint Ventures and Partnerships are the Keys to Market Success
Diagnostics companies are increasingly seeking strategic opportunities to enhance their capabilities in the molecular diagnostics sector and tap into the market’s growth potential.
(July, 2014)
What the EU’s Proposed IVD Regulation Means for You
The proposed regulation promises change to IVD scope, classification and conformity assessment, and clinical evidence requirements. Here's what you need to know to ease the looming transition.  
(July, 2014)
Apple's iWatch Disclosed in Patent Documents
 Apple has been granted a patent for a wearable device that shows some of the company's ambitions for the iWatch.
(July, 2014)
Dean Kamen: Don't Blame Regulators for Stalling Medtech Innovation
Medtech inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen says the public needs to get a more realistic idea of what it takes to bring innovative medical devices to market.
(July, 2014)
Though Expensive, Medtech Generates Greater Economic Returns Than it Costs
A study from the nonpartisan Milken Institute shows that medical technology though expensive has significant economic returns.
(July, 2014)
Which Chronic Diseases Have The Most iPad Apps?
This infographic is a bit dated - created in April last year - but the data is still interesting. Jeff Greene, senior strategy lead with the New Solutions Factory, researched the availability of iPad apps specifically dedicated to chronic diseases.  The diseases are migraine, asthma, diabete...
(July, 2014)
Google Glass Assists Dental Implant Procedures
 Developers have created a Google Glass app that guides surgeons through an implant procedure.
(July, 2014)
3 Key Takeaways from Stryker's Q2 Earnings Call
Kevin Lobo, CEO of Stryker, and senior management share some notable insights in the company's second-quarter earnings call Thursday.
(July, 2014)
Outsourcing: A Process, Not a Destination
In an increasingly globalized economy, outsourcing helps medical device manufacturers increase capacity without additional capital investment costs, safeguard their IP, and gain access to new markets.
(July, 2014)
What Not To Miss At MEDevice San Diego
The Southern California device community will descend on MEDevice San Diego on Sept. 10 and 11. Here are happenings not to be missed. 
(July, 2014)
4 Things to Consider About China’s Medtech Ecosystem
Medtech companies are looking to China drive up revenue, but there are a few key considerations to keep in mind, writes James Varelis of PwC Health Industries. 
(July, 2014)
Study: Patients are More Honest With Virtual Humans
 A study has shown that patients are more honest with a virtual human than when speaking to the real thing.
(July, 2014)
Will Abbott Rule the Diagnostics Market by 2019?
CEO Miles White says a strong diagnostics product pipeline will have Abbott sitting pretty in three to five years. 
(July, 2014)
St. Jude Is Boldly Going Where Medtronic Has Failed Haplessly
Medtronic has stumbled in the renal denervation space, but St. Jude Medical''s CEO is boldly going forward with the company's hypertension treatment device.  
(July, 2014)