Analysis
Apr 30, 2013
This interesting infographic from CompHealth shows who is undergoing a surgical procedure and for what. Age plays a role of course.  For instance, 80.5...
Mar 19, 2013
Many of us have come to support gay marriage as a moral decision made at a personal, individual level. Now employers are deciding that being in favor of same-...
Mar 18, 2013
The mHealth market has entered its commercialization phase and, according to a report by mobile research specialist group Research2Guidance, will reach $26...
Mar 14, 2013
 As healthcare vendors and members of the healthcare ecosystem, the devices industy is most focused on alleviating pain, managing disease, sustaining or...
Mar 12, 2013
 Last week, I wrote a glowing article about Medtronic's efforts in social media. The story was largely based on the opinion of a brand marketing expert...
Mar 07, 2013
 When it comes to social media, device companies are largely Neanderthals.      But there is one company who is...
Mar 04, 2013
The healthcare industry is undergoing a convulsive change. Such a time is always ripe for disruptive new technology that addresses big problems in new,...
Mar 01, 2013
For the past several quarters, including the fiscal third quarter whose results Medtronic announced last week, we have heard the same refrain from the large...
Feb 25, 2013
In popular lore, the princess kissed the frog to break the spell that had once transformed a handsome prince to that hideous creature. In the device world,...
Feb 14, 2013
Six months ago I wrote about the marketing coup orthopedics maker Össur scored when Oscar Pistorius became the first double amputee to compete in the...