A field memo for medical device sales representatives on the different way hospitals and healthcare providers receive payment from their system. Find out about the difference between coding, coverage and reimbursement. For more information
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 […]
Motors powered by alternating current are considerably different from those powered by direct current (DC). AC motors come in a variety of designs, but each has two major components: The stator or stationary parts and the rotor or rotating components. The stator is made of sheet-steel laminations. The slotted inner surface holds coil windings that […]
PDI, a developer in infection prevention products and solutions, along with SABIC, a global designer in thermoplastic technology, announced the results of a joint study on environmental stress cracking resistance (ESCR). The collaborative evaluation explored the performance of SABIC’s thermoplastics used for medical device enclosures during repeated exposure to PDI’s Super Sani-Cloth wipes, which are surface disinfectants widely […]
Blood-glucose monitoring devices have revolutionized the management of diabetes by making it easy for ordinary individuals to test their glucose levels at home. But there are no similar consumer devices for cardiovascular disease, specifically for the quick and easy diagnosis of a heart attack. “The onset of heart attack symptoms is usually gradual, over several minutes,” […]
Hansford Sensors, a UK-based manufacturer of industrial accelerometers, has announced it is expanding its presence in the U.S. by opening a joint sales and service operation, based in Texas. This new office will be the latest addition to the Hansford group of wholly or partly owned subsidiaries in Poland, Australia, Germany and India plus an […]
Chronic respiratory diseases that affect the airways and different structures of the lungs are on the rise. As per an article in the journal Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion prevalence of asthma has been increasing since 1980. Furthermore, COPD is believed to be one of the fourth main cause of death in North […]
Titan Tool Supply, Buffalo, New York, announces the introduction of an integrated, full HD digital microscope system which operates without a PC and, using its powerful image processing and control engine, delivers superb, video-image quality at 60 frames per second. According to Titan, the Omni offers a solution to a broad range of quality control, testing, […]
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