Zimmer Biomet's Answer to Value-Based Care
The orthopedic giant is packaging services and technologies into an offering aimed at helping hospitals and providers adjust to and thrive under the value-based reimbursement model.
Your Smartphone Knows If You're Sick
A new smartphone app that can passively determine whether a person is feeling sick or unwell is being used to study how diabetes affects the people who have it.
Details on ReliantHeart's Impressive LVAD Technology Cache
Yes, that fully-implantable wireless LVAD really is in the works. While Thoratec and HeartWare are being absorbed into large medtech companies, ReliantHeart's CEO says his standalone LVAD company is debuting the most exciting features in the field.
Trauma Treatments in the Spotlight
As more mass casualties fill the headlines, surgeons, industry, and medical societies are trying to make sure everyone—from professionals to civilians—knows how to provide care and use medical equipment to help trauma victims.
Here's How to Reduce Friction in Drug-Delivery Devices
Low-friction, smooth movement is important for drug-delivery devices, but current materials and design don't optimize this feature. Here's why friction matters and what manufacturers can do to reduce it.
EU Device Approval Always a Win? Not So Fast
Researchers find a downside to the often quicker EU approval process, as new findings show that there are more safety alerts and recalls occurring for medical devices first approved in Europe.
What's Next for the LVAD Market?
Medtronic's purchase of HeartWare means both major LVAD companies have been snapped up by large cardiovascular players. What does this mean for the technology's future?
Analyst: Worldwide TAVR Market Worth $5.5B by 2020
As transcatheter aortic valve replacement moves from inoperable and high risk patients to patients who have moderate or lower risk for open heart surgery, the market will expand tremendously.