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hiQ Labs Granted Access to LinkedIn Public Information by Federal Judge
A U.S. federal judge on Monday ruled that Microsoft’s LinkedIn unit cannot prevent a startup from accessing public profile data, in a test of how much control a social media site can wield over information its users have deemed to be public. U.S....
August 15, 2017
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Missing Skull Bone Replaced with 3D Printing
Only a decade ago, the idea of printing parts of the human body through 3D printing was still in the realm of science fiction, according to Dr. Gaurav Gupta, MD, Assistant professor of neurosurgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Director,...
August 11, 2017
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Fresenius Set to Acquire NxStage Medical for $2B
Fresenius Medical Care, the world’s largest provider of dialysis products and services, has signed an agreement to acquire NxStage Medical, Inc., (NxStage) (Nasdaq: NXTM) a U.S.-based medical technology and services company. NxStage, which just like Fresenius Medical Care North America, has its headquarters...
August 7, 2017
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Hearing Implants to Stream Music from App
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — People with hearing implants will soon be able to stream music and take phone calls wirelessly from Apple devices. Apple is teaming up with medical device maker Cochlear Limited to develop the first-ever cochlear implant sound processor that allows...
July 31, 2017
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What do you think? Tech Company Inserts Microchips in Employees
It sounds like the start of a dystopian novel. A company called Three Square Market inserts microchips in the hands of its employees, right between the thumb and pointer finger. Being part machine does not hurt much, Tony Danna, vice president of international...
July 27, 2017
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FDA Exempts Over 1000 Medical Devices from 510(k) Requirement 
The 21st Century Cures Act paved the way for deregulation of a host of medical devices ranging from surgical lights to dentures. FDA announced this week a list of more than 1,000 medical devices that will now be exempt from 510(k) notification requirements — a move...
July 19, 2017
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10 AI Apps Set to Play Important Role in Healthcare Development
If you have doubt that artificial intelligence is going to play a role in healthcare’s continued development, think again.   A new report from Accenture, titled “Artificial Intelligence: Healthcare’s New Nervous System,” provides a bit of clarity on why technology will be a...
June 23, 2017
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Medical Device Tax Repeal Still in Debate
Democratic senators on the Appropriations Committee chafed at Price’s refusal to give “yes or no” answers to their queries, as they used his appearance before them to criticize the drafting an Obamacare replacement bill without their input, and for what they believe will...
June 19, 2017
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Incentives to Upgrade Legacy Medical Devices
Cycling out legacy medical systems and devices that create cybersecurity vulnerabilities for healthcare providers is a difficult task that could benefit from a structured incentive program, experts say. One reason healthcare is plagued with cybersecurity vulnerabilities is that the industry is built on...
June 16, 2017
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