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Oct 22, 2014
Wearables technology is getting a lot of attention these days as many believe that healthcare can be reimagined with such devices. Earlier this week,...
Oct 21, 2014
  Armed with an earlier-than-expected approval from the FDA, Medtronic was hoping to wrest control of the transcatheter heart valve replacement market...
Oct 20, 2014
Medical device companies raised $585.6 million in the third quarter, up from $516.8 million in the same period of last year. That's according to the The...
Oct 16, 2014
Semiconductor giant Qualcomm has announced a $2.5 billion deal to acquire UK chipmaker CSR. CSR is a pioneer in Bluetooth technology and Bluetooth low energy...
Oct 15, 2014
  In search of top and bottom-line growth, medical technology companies have been trying to get bigger by merging with other players, divesting non-core...
Oct 13, 2014
  Samsung electronics has announced it is developing a 60GHz Wi-Fi that it says is five times faster than the current standard. While existing Wi-Fi...
Oct 07, 2014
A key trend in medtech today is the expansion of companies beyond their core role as technology providers into the position of hospital partners. Examples...
Oct 06, 2014
  In a year-end conference call in August, CareFusion CEO Kieran Gallahue hinted that the company was in line for a large acquisition—perhaps a tax...
Oct 06, 2014
Jose Almeida, CEO of Covidien, and Board Chairman, AdvaMed   A spate of reports from life science consulting companies in recent years has...
Oct 06, 2014
 Discussing the state of venture investment in digital health at USC's 2014 Body Computing Conference, experts agreed that digital health funding is...