Diabetes data management company Tidepool is one of nine companies working with the FDA as part of the agency’s digital health pre-certification pilot program. In a blog post published yesterday, the company’s founder, president & CEO wrote that he hopes industry works to keep up with the evolving regulatory landscape and that the FDA should work to make its pre-certification process scalable to companies of all sizes.
The chief exec, Howard Look, specifically noted that he has urged the agency to ensure that any pre-certification process open to companies like Apple (NSDQ:AAPL) also be available to open-source diabetes projects.
Intuitive Surgical enjoyed a nearly two-decade monopoly in the robot-assisted surgery space. At DeviceTalks West, we'll delve into that history as longtime CEO Gary Guthart tells us how he got his start in medtech, how Intuitive came to enjoy such a commanding lead and what the future holds for medical robotics.
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