The Patient as CEO: How Technology Empowers the Healthcare Consumer

It's no secret that patients are playing a bigger role in their healthcare these days. In The Patient as CEO, author Robin Farmanfarmaian—who, after being misdiagnosed with an autoimmune disease in her teens, has seen her share of the downside of the...

July 1st, 2016
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Innovation the Cleveland Clinic Way: Transforming Healthcare by Putting Ideas to Work

Cleveland Clinic has long been one of the biggest names in healthcare innovation, and in this book, the medical center's chief innovation officer, Thomas J. Graham, MD, explains how they do it. In Innovation the Cleveland Clinic Way, Graham discusses how to bring disruptive ideas to market, how to...

July 1st, 2016
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Healthcare Disrupted: Next Generation Business Models and Strategies

In Healthcare Disrupted, authors Jeff Elton and Anne O'Riordan take stock of the many transformative factors—from real-world data and analytics to new medical technologies—playing in healthcare today and explain how they will shape the future of the industry. Medtech professionals can consider this their guidebook for navigating the changing healthcare landscape.  

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July 1st, 2016
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The Finest Traditions of My Calling: One Physician’s Search for the Renewal of Medicine

Sweeping changes in healthcare are throwing everyone who plays in the space for a loop, but physicians are perhaps bearing the brunt of the transformation. In The Finest Traditions of My Calling,...

July 1st, 2016
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My Health Upgraded: Revolutionary Technologies To Bring A Healthier Future

In My Health Upgraded, Bertalan Mesko gives readers the lay of the medical technology landscape—from digital health and wearables to bioprinting and surgical robotics. But the Medical Futurist doesn't provide just a cursory glance; instead, he goes beyond the hype to explore how these next-...

July 1st, 2016
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The Age of Genomes: Tales from the Front Lines of Genetic Medicine

Genomics is at once one of the most exciting technologies of our time and perhaps one of the most frightening. In The Age of Genomes, Steven Monroe Lipkin, MD, PhD, delves into both the promise and problems of this rapidly advancing field. 

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July 1st, 2016
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The Personalized Medicine Revolution: How Diagnosing and Treating Disease Are About to Change Forever

In The Personalized Medicine Revolution, author Pieter Cullis explains how specialized treatments tailored to individual patients will forever change the face of healthcare. From diagnosing and treating diseases to preventing them altogether, the one-size-fits...

July 1st, 2016
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n=1: How the Uniqueness of Each Individual Is Transforming Healthcare

Written collaboratively by John Koster, a physician and former health system CEO; Gary Bisbee, a former medtech CEO and venture capitalist; and Ram Charan, and a business consultant, n=1 seeks to educate readers on the consumerization of healthcare. With scientific discoveries and new technology increasingly putting patients front...

July 1st, 2016
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RFID tracking can help medical device manufacturers prevent counterfeiting, ensure cleaning and sterilization protocols are followed, and ensure recalls go smoothly.

Robert Oberle, PhD

In recent months and years, the need for vigilance around product lifecycle management (PLM) for medical devices has become increasingly clear. From high-profile incidents of counterfeit components to superbug outbreaks caused by...

July 1st, 2016
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The public floods FDA with hundreds of comments urging the agency not to change its regulations to allow hearing aids to be sold over the counter.

Marie Thibault

Hundreds of comments have poured in from the public and hearing specialists voicing their opposition to the suggestion that some hearing aids be made available over-the-counter (OTC).

Hearing aids have become an especially hot topic after a September 2015 report from the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) recommended that FDA create a new "basic" category for hearing aids and hearing tests to be sold OTC. PCAST made this...

June 30th, 2016
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