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Emerging markets growth has been somewhat slower in medtech overall but Omar Ishrak expects Medtronic to buck that trend.
Solid-state batteries, which are small, efficient, long-lasting, and capable of being recharged remotely, offer advantages for medical devices.
Leveraging 4D Flow MRI, the cloud, Big Data and machine learning Arterys, wants to visualize and quantify blood flow using any MRI for better diagnosis and management of cardiac disease patients.
In the first of a series of video interviews as part of a wide-ranging interview in August, Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak says his company's internal innovation remains strong.
Liquid Biopsy Liquid biopsy, a less-invasive alternative to conventional biopsy, analyzes blood for circulating tumor cells to detect cancer. Liquid biopsy, which
Recent results of an EHR satisfaction survey poll nearly 400 active users of the nine main EHR vendors across nine metrics including interoperability with medical devices.
Noninvasive Diabetes Testing A smart contact lens being developed jointly by Google and Novartis could measure glucose levels in tears. A second diagnostic technology Frost & S
Point-of-Care Testing Roche Diagnostics is a leader in the POC testing space.
Handheld Ultrasound Philips's app-based Lumify ultrasound system pairs with a smartphone or tablet. In 2016, Frost & Sullivan transformational health principal analyst Nadim Daher says a number of imaging modalities will sta
7T MRI Siemens's Magnetom Terra 7-T MRI system for research launched in May 2015. In the realm of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, 7-T systems are starting to emerge from the lab after many years of 3-T MR being the most adv
3-D Tomographic X-Ray Three-dimensional digital tomosynthesis has revolutionized mammography and is now poised to spread to other applications, such as orthopedics. A third imaging modality poised for a breakthrough in 2016 is 3-D to
Clinical-Grade Wearables iRhythm Technologies's Zio XT Patch can be worn for up to 14 days to provide continuous cardiac monitoring
Transcatheter Heart Valve Repair and Replacement Medtronic won approval for its CoreValve Evolut R transcatheter aortic valve replacement product in 2015. Transcatheter valve therapies—specifically transcatheter aortic valve rep