New Models of Open Innovation Crop Up
Open innovation platforms are being fueled by advances in technology, changes in healthcare and the recognition that individuals can come up with innovative solutions to difficult healthcare problems.
A Game Plan to Beat Brain Injuries
NFL, GE, and Under Armour have funded a series of challenges to improve future detection, treatment, and prevention of traumatic brain injuries.
Here's the Skinny on Dexcom's Partnership with Google
Dexcom is partnering with Google's life sciences team to develop and commercialize next-gen continuous glucose monitoring products that are smaller, cheaper, lighter and disposable.
On Tuesday, continuous glucose monitoring company Dexcom announced that it is partnering wit...
Continuous Glucose Monitors Coming to Pharmacies
Diabetic patients have reason for cheer—they may soon be able to fill a prescription for their continuous glucose monitors at their local drug store instead of going through a durable medical equipment distributor.
7 Executives Poised to Change Medtech Forever (Rometty)
Virginia M. (Ginni) Rometty
Virginia (Ginni) Rometty is chairman, president and CEO of IBM.
It's under Rometty, who happens to be on the Board of Managers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital, that IBM has decided to wield the power ...
7 Executives Poised to Change Medtech Forever (Thompson)
Andrew Thompson is co-founder, president and CEO of Proteus Digital Health, a California company that is wielding medical technology, wearable technology, wireless technology and cloud technology to solve the problem of poor medication a...
7 Executives Poised to Change Medtech Forever (Neev)
Guy Neev is CEO of Check-Cap, an Israeli-based medical diagnostics startup that is poised to transform colorectal screening.
Colon cancer is the third most common cancer to be diagnosed in the U.S., excluding skin cancer and the Am...
7 Executives Poised to Change Medtech Forever (Ishrak)
Posterity will determine the legacy of Medtronic's CEO, Omar Ishrak, but at least he is not afraid to take risks.
Ishrak has embarked on a journey to remake Medtronic from being a provider of high-end lifesaving widgets to...
7 Executives Poised to Change Medtech Forever (Holmes)
At 19, Elizabeth Holmes left Stanford University to start Theranos. Holmes is also CEO and her goal is to rock the existing preeminence of labs in the diagnostics industry by providing consumers access to cheap, fast...
7 Executives Poised to Change Medtech Forever (Colella)
Giovanni Colella is CEO of CastLight Health, which is literally shining light into black box - healthcare pricing.
The company's software solution allows people to do price comparisons of healthcare services so they c...
7 Executives Poised to Change Medtech Forever (Cashman)
Steve Cashman is CEO of Ohio-based HealthSpot. He also cofounded the company that is attempting to overhaul how consumers access retail healthcare. And perhaps relieve the burden on the system which is based on delivering care through the ...
7 Executives Poised to Change Medtech Forever
These seven executives are all taking some level of risk in trying to fundamentally alter how the medtech and overall healthcare industry functions in the future.
Calling this a time of unprecedented change in the world of ...
Medical Device Makers Have No More Cybersecurity Excuses
FDA just gave all medical device makers a major reason to prioritize hacking defenses. The agency has called for health care facilities to stop using Hospira's Symbiq Infusion System because of its cybersecurity weaknesses.
Trends in Drug-Delivery Devices
Seeking to extend patents and get a leg up on the competition, drug companies are increasingly encroaching on device makers’ turf.
Full Speed Ahead: FDA’s Expedited Access Pathway
FDA has unveiled new regulatory initiatives to encourage medical device innovation for the neediest patients. Here’s what you need to know about one such recent effort, the Expedited Access Pathway program.