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How an obscure medical technology caught the eye of Joe Biden. And John Grisham
An obscure medical technique involving zapping a body part with converging beams of sound is finally getting some high-profile attention. Focused ultrasound, as the procedure is known, is used commercially in the United States to treat just a few medical...
April 11, 2016
Resource Library
Survey: Medical sales reps like the money, not their bosses
Although medical sales reps report that relationships with patients and providers are the things they like best about their jobs, those who say they’re least satisfied with their jobs are also the ones who make the least, according to a...
April 11, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Annual CEO Health Care Survey Finds Patient Engagement, Population Health, & Consumerism Top Concerns 
While care transformation continues to lead the list of concerns for hospital and health system executives, The Advisory Board Company’s Annual Health Care CEO Survey found meeting consumer expectations and patient engagement join the top concerns. The study found 47 percent...
April 8, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
Tyber Medical Claims Bactria Decline on Implants
Tyber Medical, LLC, a privately held medical device company located in Morristown, New Jersey, announces that research ongoing at Northeastern University, Chicago, demonstrate a statistically significant reduction in bacteria on implant surfaces processed with the firm’s BioTy, a Modified Surface...
April 8, 2016
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Electric Fork Adds Taste to Salt-free Meal
A prototype of the “electric flavoring fork,” which generates a salty taste by stimulating the tongue with electricity, was announced in Japan. The fork was developed based on the “electric flavoring” technology being researched by Hiromi Nakamura at Rekimoto Lab,...
April 8, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
LDR Holding: More Good News for Mobi-C
LDR Holding Corporation has announced in a March 29, 2016 news release that, “Five-year clinical results of cervical total disc replacement compared with anterior discectomy and fusion for treatment of two-level symptomatic degenerative disc disease: a prospective, randomized, controlled, multicenter...
April 8, 2016
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Fitbit Activity Tracker Helps Doctors Decide to Electrically Cardiovert The Patient
While advanced wearables are only now starting to catch on as tools for detecting and tracking of a variety of medical conditions, it turns out that simple fitness trackers that feature heart rate monitoring can be life saving devices. A...
April 7, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Former UnitedHealthcare CEO’s tech-savvy payer startup Bright Health raises $80M
Minneapolis-based tech-savvy payer Bright Healthhas raised $80 million in a round led by Bessemer Venture Partners and New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from Flare Capital Partners. Bright Health is led by a team of experienced healthcare executives. The company’s...
April 7, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Misonix Launches New Vacuum Assisted Ultrasonic Wound Debridement Technology
FARMINGDALE, N.Y., April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Misonix, Inc. (MSON), an international ultrasonic surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic instruments for spine surgery, neurosurgery and other surgical specialties, today announced the launch of its newest addition...
April 6, 2016
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