Analysis
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...
Nov 26, 2012
Waste is a big problem in healthcare. As much as one-third of U.S. healthcare spending is for naught, argued author Shannon Brownlee in her 2008 work “...
Nov 13, 2012
Managing the development of a complex medical device to ensure the right product is delivered on schedule and within budget is a tough task involving the...
Nov 07, 2012
A century ago, most people relied on newspapers to keep abreast of current events. Radio broadcasting took off 1920s, followed by television broadcasting in...
Oct 01, 2012
 At a special press conference this afternoon, Advamed CEO, Stephen Ubl, and board chairman, David Dvorak, discussed the association's plans for the...
Sep 21, 2012
This Week in Devices [9/21/12]: Medical Device Company Conducts Illegal Human Testing; GOP vs. the Device Tax; The 10 Richest People in Medicine; A Low-Cost,...
Sep 07, 2012
New technology tends to catch on in the consumer space before it makes its way to healthcare. Consumers were using iPhone apps for everything from navigation...
Aug 10, 2012
This Week in Devices [8/10/2012] – Hospitals Should be More Like The Cheesecake Factory; Cyber Therapy; DIY Cyborgs; Implantable Defibrillators; Jon...
Aug 03, 2012
Reports by analysts have shown a significant uptick in mergers and acquisitions in medical device and life science companies in the past six years. Since 2005...