The MassDevice Weekly Roundup brings you the latest medical device news and information.
Athenahealth inks deal with Maine’s largest physician network
Watertown firm will provide its digital medical records software and services to Medical Network Inc. and its 4,000 physicians in the Pine Tree State. Read More
MassDevice blog: Genius provocateur challenges drug makers
Are cures for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases sitting on the shelves of big pharma firms as failed cancer drugs? Read More
Healthcare blog: The “Massachusetts Model” gets mauled
Every week, veteran healthcare reporter Tinker Ready rounds up the latest news for MassDevice. This week, she takes a look at the “Massachusetts Model” of healthcare reform, potential conflicts of interest at Partner’s Health Care and what Aerosmith’s Joe Perry has to do with Alzheimer’s research. Read More
Reimbursement Row Is “industry-style” healthcare reform real?
Industry players are buying into President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform effort, but will their proposals lead to real change? Read More
Our weekly checkup takes the temperature of the 63 public medical device companies in the MassDevice Index. In addition to the index itself, which tracks the overall movement of the sector, we compare Monday morning’s opening share prices with their value when the markets close Friday afternoon and calculate the biggest gainers and losers. The checkup also takes a look at a different financial metric each week, ranking local players based on their performance in that category. This week we examine return on assets, a measure of how effectively companies leverage their assets into profits. Read More
This week, the Supplier Spotlight shines on CEO MedTech Resources, which offers pre-commercial and mature medical device companies high-level, hands-on marketing and product development expertise. It’s one of roughly 1,000 companies and service providers listed in the MassDevice Network. Browse the MassDevice Network
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