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Innovation, Med Tech

77% of Healthcare Apps Contain Vulnerabilities, Report Reveals

September 30, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Veracode, a global provider of application security testing solutions, today revealed that the healthcare sector takes first place for the proportion of software security flaws that are fixed, at 27 percent. The sector overtook financial services as the top-performing industry, […]


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Digital pathology picking up among US providers, vendors, report finds

September 29, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Digital pathology allows slides and data to be captured and interpreted digitally in high-resolution. Normally, glass slides are physically viewed under a microscope by a pathologist. The digital pivot is already a growing trend in Europe. But that trend is […]


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Federated Learning Is Driving a New Approach to Health Care

September 28, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Following the enactment of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), patient privacy cemented itself among the foremost concerns of healthcare providers. This focus on patient privacy was only amplified after Europe passed its own, stronger set […]


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Youth mental health: can digital tools contain the crisis?

September 27, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Two and a half years since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are still dealing with the fallout – not least the effect on youth mental health. For many children and young people, the repeated lockdowns, social isolation, and […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Competitive dynamics in the orthopaedic robotics market

September 23, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Orthopaedic robotic surgical systems are specialised to improve surgical outcomes for orthopaedic surgeries. They aid in various procedures such as partial knee replacement, total knee replacement, and total hip replacement, to ultimately help surgeons perform procedures more consistently and accurately […]


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A Technology-Driven Take on Improving Clinical Trial Access and Outcomes

September 22, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Tasked with reimagining patient-centric cancer clinical trials, the Bloomberg New Economy International Coalition has identified eliminating patient identification and enrollment barriers as top priorities for accelerating the development of novel cancer treatments, screening, and prevention. The priorities outlined in the […]


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Virtual Reality Therapy May Serve as Effective Adjunct To Anesthesia For Surgical Procedures

September 21, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

XRHealth is revolutionizing healthcare, bringing patient care into the Metaverse. The company operates state-of-the-art therapeutic care Virtual Clinics, utilizing proprietary FDA and CE registered medical Extended Reality (XR) technology (virtual and augmented reality). XRHealth integrates immersive XR technology, licensed clinicians, […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Healthtech innovation among medical industry companies has dropped off in the last three months

September 20, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Research and innovation in healthtech in the medical sector has declined in the last year. The most recent figures show that the number of healthtech related patent applications in the industry stood at 1592 in the three months ending July […]


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FDA approves clinical trials of Abiomed’s Impella heart pumps

September 19, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted two approvals related to the clinical research of Abiomed’s Impella heart pumps. The regulator has approved the on-label RECOVER IV randomised controlled trial (RCT) of Impella heart pumps in acute myocardial […]


Innovation, Med Tech

4 Factors Driving Healthcare Transformation in 2022 to Watch

September 19, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

As the healthcare industry becomes more interconnected in response to a wide range of economic and societal factors, the landscape is changing for all parties involved, including payers, providers, and patients. In a dynamic time for the industry, here are […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Three Ways Hospitals Use Data for Quality Improvement

September 15, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

How do we measure quality in healthcare? The question is forever top of mind in an industry where quality is expected yet is difficult to define and measure. The U.S. is an outlier in healthcare. We spend more on healthcare per […]


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Internet of things hiring levels in the medical industry dropped in August 2022

September 14, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The proportion of medical companies hiring for Internet of things-related positions kept relatively steady in August 2022 compared with the equivalent month last year, with 27.8% of the companies included in our analysis recruiting for at least one such position. […]


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Venture capital healthtech funding drops 41.2% as firms brace for economic decline

September 14, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Venture capital (VC) financing within healthtech has fallen 41.2% compared to the same time last year. The Asia-Pacific region had the largest year-on-year decrease (-64.8%), followed by Europe (-45.8%), and North America (-38.7%). In contrast, funding for the Middle East […]


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Fintech innovation among medical industry companies has dropped off in the last three months

September 14, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Research and innovation in fintech in the medical sector has declined in the last year. The most recent figures show that the number of fintech related patent applications in the industry stood at 11 in the three months ending July […]


Innovation, Med Tech

AI in Healthcare News and Updates

September 7, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Our monthly report on AI, ML, DL, and NLP in healthcare looks at who, what, where, and how the use of artificial intelligence is changing healthcare for the better. We will bring you some of the latest news and product […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Magazine: Are metaverse applications becoming a reality in medical training?

September 7, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

We return to the metaverse to explore one of its most anticipated medical uses: as a training tool. Considering the advent of the remote healthcare revolution, the notion of a safe virtual environment proving useful to facilitate the training of […]


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Sharecare Launches SaaS for Independent Decentralized Clinical Research

September 6, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Created by a women-led team passionate about diversity and addressing the dire need to democratize clinical research, Smart Omix packages all the necessary tools that make real-world data collection possible– and will ultimately help redefine who gets to be a […]


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North America is seeing a hiring jump in medical industry industrial automation roles

September 2, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

North America extended its dominance for industrial automation hiring among medical industry companies in the three months ending June. The number of roles in North America made up 72.5% of total industrial automation jobs – up from 70.9% in the […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Is the healthcare industry spearheading the metaverse?

September 1, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The medical metaverse is here. While Mark Zuckerberg is being slated for Meta’s surreal graphics and out of touch presentations, healthcare professionals have silently been using the technologies underpinning Web 3 to train surgeons and treat social anxiety. However, the […]


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AI-driven algorithm funded by British Heart Foundation helps diagnose heart attacks

September 1, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The Covid-19 pandemic has sparked an increased interest in innovation and the adoption of new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in the healthcare industry. GlobalData forecasts that the market for AI platforms for the entire […]