Analysis
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...
Jan 24, 2013
By 2022, one billion jobs will evaporate as a result of advances in automation technology, says futurist Thomas Frey. That accounts for one out of every four...
Jan 18, 2013
NYC makes a play to become a hub for medical device startups. NuVasive Sued. Stryker wants to expand into China with purchase of Trauson. Hackers can steal...
Nov 27, 2012
Advances in lower-limb prosthetics in recent years have been nothing short of remarkable, as double-amputee Oscar Pistorius proved at the Olympic Games in...