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Google is hours away from launching this year's high-profile I/O conference, where the tech titan is expected to unveil its answer to Apple's HealthKit.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Technology giant Google(NSDQ:GOOG) is about to open the curtain on this year's I/O conference and analysts and insiders are projected a major foray into digital health.
Inside sources claim that Google's about to unveil its answer to Apple's coming "HealthKit" personal health tracking system.
Here's a look at some of the top funding stories for medical device companies this week: Mass. General gets $30M DoD grant to build brain implant for mental illness; Consano raises $3.9M to connect researchers with funders; M&A: Spectranetics prepares $200M offering to fund $230M AngioScore bid; EDAP outlines road to FDA approval for prostate cancer ultrasound therapy; Samsung dives into digital health with open platforms, $50M fund.
Samsung unveils a major new push into digital health, launching an open wearable devices platform and establishing new investment funds to tap into what one exec called "a new conversation around the future of health."
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Technology giant Samsung (LON:BC94) is getting increasingly enmeshed in the digital health space, helping to further blur lines between medical devices and consumer technology.
The consumer electronic giant launched new open hardware and software platforms to facilitate innovation in wearable health, and established a $50 million investment fund for innovators.
Here's a look at some of the top regulatory stories for medical device companies this week.