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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, […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Advancing minimally invasive medical devices with medical-grade silicone

September 30, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

It is amazing to think how medical care has advanced over the years. One way to observe this is in the decreasing size of many implantable devices. The world’s first implantable pacemaker, for example, weighed in at around 180g, whereas […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical Devices industry cross border deals total $4.4bn globally in August 2022

September 29, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Total medical devices industry cross border deals worth $4.4bn were announced globally for August 2022, with the Bain Capital’s $3.12bn private equity deal with Evident being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked an increase […]


Innovation, Med Tech

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 […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

NIH finds bionic pancreas device maintains blood glucose levels

September 29, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced that in a new multicentre clinical trial a device known as iLet bionic pancreas was found to help type 1 diabetes patients better maintain their blood glucose (sugar) levels compared to standard […]


EHR & EMR

Future-proofing medical device innovation: the benefits of 5G for remote monitoring

September 27, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The use of remote monitoring devices and telemedicine was always predicted to grow, but it saw exponential growth even beyond this forecast during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to GlobalData analysis, the global market value for remote patient monitoring is now […]


Innovation, Med Tech

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 […]


EHR & EMR

Healthcare app regulators are missing the middle

September 27, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

When it comes to healthcare apps, there is a very clear divide between the nebulous wellness category and regulated digital therapeutics. This divide is due to national regulatory bodies like the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which oversee the […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Leading capital equipment servicing companies in the medical devices sector

September 26, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The increasing investment in medical technology and the rising number of surgical and diagnostic procedures are driving the demand for advanced medical equipment globally. Unlike disposable and small medical devices, standalone capital medical equipment that involves high investment is larger […]


EHR & EMR

Physicians Propelling Health Care’s Digital Transformation

September 26, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Physicians are increasingly seeing the advantages of digital health solutions since 2016 when the American Medical Association (AMA) (@AmerMedicalAssn) first investigated the motivations, requirements, and uses of digital health technology among physicians. New AMA digital health research released shows increased […]


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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Transparency Ecosystem in Healthcare

September 23, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Cost transparency is a driving force in the American market. Whether consumers are looking to purchase a latte, a plane ticket, or surgery, they increasingly expect to pay an “out-the-door” price– something that includes all labor and materials as well […]


Innovation, Med Tech

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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Health IT Business News – September 22, 2022

September 22, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

FIGmd, an MRO Company, Provides APP Reporting with PerformancePathway for ACOs FIGmd, an MRO company (@MROCorp), announces the latest release of PerformancePathway for ACOs, an end-to-end technology and service solution that successfully provides Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) and MIPS […]


Innovation, Med Tech

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, […]


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Industrial automation hiring levels in the medical industry dropped in August 2022

September 21, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The proportion of medical companies hiring for industrial automation related positions kept relatively steady in August 2022 compared with the equivalent month last year, with 77% of the companies included in our analysis recruiting for at least one such position. […]


Innovation, Med Tech

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, Medical Devices

Abbott reports late-breaking data supporting use of structural heart devices

September 19, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Abbott has reported data from five late-breaking presentations demonstrating the advantages of its minimally invasive devices that are designed to treat people with various structural heart diseases. The new data of the company’s minimally invasive structural heart technologies were presented […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Boston Scientific reports data from Cerebral Protection System trial

September 19, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Boston Scientific has reported data from the PROTECTED TAVR clinical trial of the SENTINEL Cerebral Protection System. The SENTINEL device has been designed for capturing and removing the embolic debris stemming from transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) before it reaches […]


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 […]