Johns Hopkins patient safety expert Peter Pronovost on medical errors, medical device data and the role medtech must accept in preventing needless deaths.
Healthcare providers are looking to medical devices to play a new role in hospital care, providing a whole-patient view of health through technologies that talk to each other and help clinicians make decisions about treatment.
Dr. Peter Pronovost, a critical care physician and anesthesiologist as well as...
Masimo founder & CEO Joe Kiani tells MassDevice.com how closed healthcare data leads to patient injuries and deaths and the business reasons that the data has stayed closed for so long.
Zoll CEO Rick Packer says that tax repeal advocates on the front lines of the discussions with Washington are optimistic that the levy on device makers will be addressed before it hits in January.
As the medical device excise tax creeps closer to its planned launch date, all eyes are on Congress to see whether medtech lobbying efforts will yield a win for the industry.
While lawmakers weigh the tax and argue their way toward the so-called fiscal cliff, device industry stakeholders are placing their bets on whether or not the excise tax will survive until January.
In this MassDevice Big 100 West preview, we talk to Strathspey Crown Chairman Robert Grant about how his private equity firm Strathspey Crown is looking to break the mold.
In this MassDevice Big 100 West preview we talk to Align Technology CEO Tom Prescott about how Invisalign crossed the chasm into mainstream culture through social media and aggressive consumer marketing strategies.
Medical device company Sanovas is looking to raise about $25 million to commercialize its next-generation Vas Zeppelin pulmonary device designed to scan, diagnose and treat lung disease in a single sitting.
Most startup medical device companies raise 10s of millions to research and develop their products before they even get to the commercial stage. But for Sanovas and co-founder Larry Gerrans, the 12-year journey to that point required a scant $9 million – all raised from the pulmonary device firm's founders, friends and family, Gerrans told MassDevice.com last month.
"We've built the company with significant...