(Reuters) — Healthcare investors can expect a volatile week starting today, when the sector’s biggest financial event hits San Francisco. The annual JP Morgan healthcare conference, in which many healthcare companies present product and financial news to would-be investors, has been credited for helping the January outperformance of the healthcare sector in recent years. But after […]
MedTech Idol is expanding its reach across the pond, opening up a competition for European medical device makers.
The contest, launched stateside last year, is produced by venture capital shop RCT Ventures. The competition exposes start-ups to a group of highly focused medical device investors, allowing the audience to choose the winner.
As the Heart Rhythm Society’s 2013 Scientific Sessions are a thing of the past, it is interesting to reflect on what constituted the main thrusts occurring our field. Summarizing thousands of abstracts and hundreds of sessions from scientists (literally) all over the world is impossible, of course. But it did appear a few sea changes in our field are in the works, at least as seen by this humble reporter.
Former President Bill Clinton is slated to headline a roster of healthcare experts at the 1st Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit next year.
The FDA isn’t capable of living up to its mandate to balance risk and safety for patients, according to medical device legend Dr. Tom Fogarty, a serial medtech entrepreneur who’s also a consultant for the federal watchdog agency.