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Editorial

A New COVID Wave Could Hit the US This Fall

September 14, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

More than 1,044,000 Americans have lost their lives due to COVID-19 since the beginning of the healthcare crisis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, with new prevention methods, vaccines, and treatments widely available in the […]


News

US sees record daily COVID-19 cases totaling over 1M

January 4, 2022

Via: Fox News

More than 1 million people in the U.S. were diagnosed with COVID-19 on Monday. According to data from the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, 1,082,549 cases were tallied, a “record high.” Since the start of the pandemic, the U.S. has […]


News

US breaks record for daily COVID-19 cases; CDC expects infections to rise as variants spread

December 29, 2021

Via: Fox News

The U.S. record for daily coronavirus cases has been broken. Data from the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center on Tuesday showed that the country had reported 512,553 new confirmed daily cases. The previous record was last winter, according to the […]


Editorial

COVID-19, the Second Leading Cause of Death in September

October 29, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

The COVID-19 pandemic is the most serious healthcare crisis in recent years, so it comes as no surprise that many people in the US and abroad are still losing the battle with the virus that is spreading this disease. However, […]


News

US medical industry IT recruitment activity rises 7.1% in August 2021

September 27, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The US’s medical industry registered a 7.1% rise in IT hiring activity in August 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database. The industry’s overall hiring increased by 5.29% in August 2021 when compared with […]


News

US medical industry IT recruitment activity rises 6.1% in June 2021

July 27, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The US medical industry registered a 6.1% rise in IT hiring activity in June 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index. The industry’s overall hiring an increased by 3.46% in June 2021 compared with May […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

US medical devices industry sees a drop of 30.1% in deal activity in May 2020

June 18, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

A total of 58 deals worth $1.44bn were announced in May 2020, compared to the 12-month average of 83 deals. Venture financing was the leading category in the month in terms of volume with 39 deals which accounted for 67.2% […]


Regulatory

US, Italy and Spain have the most coronavirus cases. These charts show their infection curves

April 1, 2020

Via: CNBC

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has shown few signs of abating and is now one of the largest threats to the global economy and financial markets. The virus, first reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December, has spread to […]


Editorial

Is Healthcare the Most Important Problem Facing US Today?

June 29, 2018

Via: Kelly Redmond

Americans say the most important problem facing US today is healthcare, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. The survey analyzed data from January 2018 to June 2018 and showed an increase in public concern regarding the issue. High costs of health […]


Editorial

Self-Management is the New Key Word in Healthcare

April 9, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

Chronic diseases and conditions are now the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. Health problems such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and arthritis are not only prevalent and costly, but also preventable. […]


Regulatory

FDA approves marketing of Dermapace System for diabetic foot ulcers

January 2, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval to Sanuwave for the marketing of the Dermapace System designed to treat diabetic foot ulcers. The external shock wave device is intended to be used in the treatment of chronic, […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Medtronic introduces new pacemakers in US

November 22, 2017

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Medtronic has obtained approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to commercialise its new Azure pacemakers available in single and dual chamber models. Claimed to provide improved longevity to lower the need for replacements, the Azure XT and […]


Innovation, Med Tech, TECH

6 policy reforms to improve U.S. healthcare

February 18, 2016

Via: FierceHealthcare

Leaders from across the industry have identified six “common-sense solutions” to improve the U.S. healthcare system, touching on subjects including data interoperability, Medicare payment policies and care of chronically ill patients, according to a report released Wednesday. Working on behalf […]