David Green tells MassDevice.com about the decision to split Harvard Bioscience and Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology, his choice to move over to the new entity and why regenerative technologies are poised to transform medicine.
Medtech veteran Dave Johnson has been with Alliqua Biomedical for less than 2 years, during which time he's overseen a major hiring spree, 3 business development deals and the company's 1st acquisition. In an interview with MassDevice.com, Johnson talks about his step-by-step perspective and where he hopes Alliqua will be in 5 years.
Boston Millennia's managing general partner Dana Callow discusses the 11-year journey to bring CardioMEMs implantable heart monitor to market and what his venture capital firm sees for the future of medtech investment.
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Academic and industry partners are explicitly working to fill pharma pipelines.
Academic researchers and physician innovators are great at making research discoveries and developing inventions at an early stage. But if you were to fund them to turn their research findings into a product, would they have the expertise and experience needed to be successful? Most would not.
As the healthcare industry suffers a growing number of digital attacks and hacks, cybersecurity experts offer tips for penetration testing and "how to hack your own medical device."
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Digital criminals have been stepping up their game with an ever-increasing number of malicious hacks on healthcare data systems, but there is good news. The medical device industry doesn't have to reinvent the wheel to get a grasp on its cybersecurity issues.
Other industries have been in the cybersecurity limelight for years and there are several defined practices to help companies assess and improve their digital defenses.
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Abiomed unveils new results from an IDE study of its Impella Right Percutaneous heart pump, reporting 73% survival in patients with right ventricular failure.
Abiomed (NSDQ:ABMD) got some Wall Street love today after releasing positive outcomes from a clinical trial of its minimally invasive Impella Right Percutaneous heart pump.
Researchers reported an overall 73% 30-day survival rate in the small study of patients with right ventricular heart failure, according to data Abiomed released during the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics conference in Washington D.C.