This Week in Devices [10/12/12] Redefining Medicine with Apps; Inventors Create a Cheap Prosthetic Hand; A Center for Medical Device Development; 5 Corruption Risks for Medical Device Companies

This Week in Devices [10/12/12] Redefining Medicine with Apps; Inventors Create a Cheap Prosthetic Hand; A Center for Medical Device Development; 5 Corruption Risks for Medical Device Companies
Redefining Medicine with Apps

  • The New York Times takes a look at the growing teleheath movement.
    Source: NYTimes

Inventors Create a Cheap Prosthetic Hand

  • Richard Van As and Ivan Owen have no experience with prosthetics and haven't even met. But the two have collaborated to create a cheap and effective prosthetic hand that could benefit the developing world.
    Source: Fast Company

University of Rochester Creates Center for Medical Device Development

  • In order to develop and encourage engineers into the medical field the University of Rochester is combining its medical, engineering, and entrepreneurial expertise to create the new Center for Medical Technology Innovation (CMTI).
    Source: TMD

5 Corruption Risks for Medical Device Companies

  • As medical device companies come under more and more government scrutiny it's important to monitor the corruption risks that can be exacerbated by industry practices.
    Source: Corruption, Crime & Compliance