Technology
Apr 25, 2012
PAGE 1 OF 2 Cardiologist Eric Topol, MD was recently honored as the most influential physician executive in the United States by Modern Healthcare...
Apr 25, 2012
Due to the meticulous procedures of maintaining a fiber optic system, it is critical that all staff members working with fiber optics are educated and trained...
Apr 25, 2012
  Over the past decade, the use of fiber optics in the medical industry has steadily increased. From extensive medical A fiber optic cleaning stick...
Apr 19, 2012
  It’s interesting (and even comforting) to note that issues with the FDA, or the governing body of whatever country you happen to be in, appear to...
Apr 12, 2012
Edward G. Chekan, MD, FACS Craig D. Friedman, MD, FACS         Stuart Karten Stephen B. Wilcox, PhD, FIDSA...
Apr 09, 2012
During the Minnesota winter of 1957-58, in a garage workshop, the first wearable transistorized cardiac pacemaker was invented by Earl Bakken. Made at the...
Apr 06, 2012
The U.S. medical technology industry is following a trajectory similar to the domestic automotive industry, observes Thomas Fogarty, MD, the winner of the MDEA...
Apr 04, 2012
The AliveCor iPhone ECG has already been used to diagnose several cardiac conditions and it isn’t even on the market yet—although FDA and CE Mark...
Mar 30, 2012
The founder of the X PRIZE Foundation, Peter H. Diamandis, MD, came up with the idea for the X PRIZE competition after reading the account of Charles Lindbergh...
Mar 30, 2012
Shortly after his death this past October, Steve Jobs was memorialized in The New Yorker magazine in a story provocatively titled, “The Tweaker.”...