Analysis
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...
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,...