Mercom Capital Group, a global communications and research firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity for the Healthcare Information Technology (IT)/Digital Health sector for the third quarter of 2016. Mercom’s comprehensive report covers deals of all sizes across the globe. Venture capital (VC) funding in the Health IT sector, including […]
Based on Simplicity technology, the Mini-Rail plain rail system’s effective two-piece design allows for fast installation and provides outstanding performance in demanding linear motion applications from semi-conductor wafer handling to packaging equipment. With no rolling elements, Mini-Rail will not catastrophically fail. Mini-Rail is a fully interchangeable and economical solution to industry standard linear guides. Features […]
Solvay, a global supplier of specialty polymers, announced that it expects to increase global production capacity for its high-performance sulfone polymers by more than 35% over the next five years through significant investments and process optimizations at facilities in the U.S. and Asia. The company—whose portfolio includes Udel polysulfone (PSU), Radel polyphenylsulfone and Veradel polyethersulfone—has […]
Innovation Zed, an established Irish medtech company, has announced a new snap-on accessory for insulin pens to enable more flexible insulin management options for people with diabetes. InsulCheck Connect automatically collects and records insulin pen usage and behaviour data ‘on the go.’ This enables new and more flexible therapies to improve diabetes management and to […]
Spineology is excited to announce the successful completion of the Elite Expandable Interbody Fusion System limited release. The Elite Expanding Interbody Implant is inserted into the disc space in a contracted minimal height to minimize dissection and neural retraction. It is then incrementally expanded to restore the anatomical height of the space in order to […]
Reuters — When the painkillers stop working, arthritic joint damage in the big toe can make even the weight of a bedsheet agonizing. Standard surgery eliminates that pain by removing the cartilage and fusing the bones, but at the expense of mobility. Cartiva Inc’s implant – made of the same substance used in contact lenses, […]
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have developed an MRI-based method that can track the state and progression of a common type of genetically-mutated brain cancer. The study showed that 2HG is an excellent biomarker for tracking certain gliomas with IDH mutations and also can provide a diagnosis when neurological risk from surgery is too high, […]
Phillips-Medisize, along with Medicom Innovation Partner, will showcase their capabilities at next week’s PDA Universe of Pre-filled Syringes and Injection Devices conference in Huntington Beach, CA. This conference brings together industry and regulatory experts to share their experiences with the benefits, convenience and innovations pre-filled syringes and injection devices. With this year’s conference key focus […]
“If I asked you what the Uber app is, what would you say?” That’s the question Brent Vaughan, the data scientist CEO of Cognoa recently asked me. I said something obvious, like, “It’s a cheap, convenient ride.” He invited me to think of it in a different way. “It is really a peace of mind app, […]
Oleg Galtsev, a 32-year-old software engineer, developed a cheap, open-source prosthetic arm in his Belarus basement for his father, Sergei Galtsev, a former Soviet army captain who lost his right arm in an explosion on a military firing range when Oleg was 4 years old. The younger Galtsev noticed that around the world, prostheses were evolving from […]
Titan Spine, a medical device surface technology company focused on developing innovative spinal interbody fusion implants, announced that it has expanded the distribution of its line of endoskeleton titanium implants featuring the company’s new proprietary nanoLOCK surface technology nationwide. The full U.S. launch follows the successful alpha introduction of the nanoLOCK technology initiated recently in […]
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