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3. Treating the incurable – with magnets
Neuronetics president & CEO Bruce Shook on treating an incurable psychiatric disorder, chasing reimbursement and turning psychiatrists into medical device proceduralists with the Neurostar non-invasive electromagnetic field treatment for depression.
2. Medtronic officially responds to the insulin pump hacker hullabaloo
Medtronic Inc. (NYSE:MDT) takes device information security very seriously, according to its official statement on the insulin pump hacking hullabaloo, but malicious medical device hacking just isn’t a very big threat.
1. The summer’s best stories
Leveraged buyouts, large-cap layoffs, a move to ditch the 510(k), the med-tech industry’s road to China and one determined hacker – they all made the top five medical device stories for the summer of 2011.