Neurosurgeon Dr. Philip Starr tells MassDevice.com about Medtronic's new Activa PC+S brain monitoring, recording and stimulating implant and its potential for treating neurological and psychiatric disease.
In this MassDevice.com podcast, we speak with Glooko CEO Rick Altinger about the company's mobile diabetes management application for smartphones and how it has the potential to change the spectrum of care for one of the world's most common chronic diseases.
The $70.2 million contract extension for the Rochester, N.Y.-based medtech company will provide radiology systems, subsystems, and components for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies, the DoD said.
Sleep therapy devices makers BMC Medical and Apex Medical vow to continue fighting ResMed's patent infringement claims.
A long-standing patent infringement battle continues as embattled sleep therapy devices makers BMC Medical and Apex Medical vowed this week to continue to fight infringement accusations from ResMed (NYSE:RMD).
A lawsuit accusing Stryker Corp. of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by faxing thousands of physicians wins class action certification.
A lawsuit filed by a physician's group against Stryker (NYSE:SYK) won its 3rd bid for class action status this week, after a federal judge in Michigan agreed to set the terms for eligibility for the class.
Align Technology, its CEO and its CFO managed to dodge a federal class action lawsuit accusing them of reaping millions through insider trading while misstating the dental devices maker's financial position.
Vector is Children's Hospital Boston's blog about research and innovation in pediatric and adult medicine. We report and comment on medical innovations and advances – from bench to bedside – touching on scientific, business and policy issues. Our ranks include science writers, physicians, lab researchers, market analysts and others inside and outside the hospital.
Israel Green-Hopkins, MD, is a second-year fellow in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital and a fierce advocate for innovation in health information technology, with a passion for design, mobile health, remote monitoring and more. Follow him on Twitter @israel_md.