It’s too early to tell how the new administration will affect the device industry, but user fees, the ACA and the FDA regulatory process are top of mind.
Not surprisingly, data science will reign over blockbuster drugs or devices.
An electronic tattoo could one day serve as a form of preventive care.
The rise in healthcare spending, jump in Western diseases, and increasing aging population are driving the market.
Ultra-low power and lightweight electronics are enabling smarter technologies, from high-tech panties to EEG headsets.
Managing data, interoperability and cybersecurity issues were at the top of the list for industry stakeholders.
Don’t ignore the changing medtech landscape; it will continue to affect product design and manufacturing. A discussion with Kenneth Fine about design challenges.
As wearable technology within the medical device industry heats up, FDA makes some clarifications on which products fall into general wellness and low-risk categories.
Uber has taken the struggling, often unloved taxi industry and reinvented it successfully based largely on one premise: Customer is king. In stark contrast, the healthcare industry clearly does not seem to share this mantra.
Solutions from the field of micro system engineering help to make faster, more flexible and smarter medical devices. The ambitious goal of the developers is to sustainably enhance the quality of patients’ lives through more mobility, faster test results on location, checking vital signs and blood values or through innovative therapy systems for the chronically ill.