Research and Development (R&D)
Aug 13, 2015
Marie Thibault The NFL may not be synonymous with medical technology, but it may soon be. The football league, in partnership with GE and Under Armour, is...
Jul 01, 2015
Marie Thibault The Implantable Miniature Telescope implant from VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc. is used in patients with end-stage age-related...
Jun 05, 2015
Marie Thibault The Portico transcatheter aortic valve will once again be implanted in U.S. patients as part of a pivotal trial. Nine months after stopping...
May 05, 2015
Marie Thibault The Lavare algorithm is included in HeartWare's international HVADs, but not in domestic devices. HeartWare, one of two major makers of left...
Sep 15, 2014
Wearables have a dirty open secret. A 2014 whitepaper by Endeavour Partners showed that, despite their proliferation and ready adoption, wearable devices have...
Aug 14, 2014
Philips Healthcare has partnered with Accenture and brain-computer interface manufacturer Emotiv on a proof of concept that uses wearable technology to enable...
Jul 21, 2014
Avinent's Google Glass app assists dental surgeons through an implant procedure. Barcelona, Spain-based R&D firm Avinent, in partnership with the...
Jul 16, 2014
Clinicians and doctors take note. When it comes to honesty in disclosure, patients prefer a computer-simulated human to the real thing. According to a first-of...
May 30, 2014
Dean Kamen doesn't sleep much. It's seven in the morning right now–he got home after midnight the previous night after getting off a plane from Colorado...
May 29, 2014
This week Samsung put out a call to innovative startups to join it in creating the next-generation of wearable platforms for digital health. The company has...