Healthcare AND Media

85 Added | 3 Magazines | 1 Like | 6 Followers | @chanderkanth | H&M<Healthcare and Media> is a magazine with three standalone flipboard podiums namely 1. BBC Rare Ones 2.MD Trends: News Flash 3.MD trends: Full Coverage While the former one captures rare BBC articles, latter ones bring medical device news from the around the globe. Happy reading.

Insightec : Journey So Far

<b>“Chain of events that define Insightec”</b><p><b>1.Company lands USD 59 Million funding for its Non invasive surgical tool.</b> <b><br>2.It brings in Ex- Mako CEO on …

Abbott diagnostics : Flying High

<i>Chain of events at Abbott ‘s Diagnostic Work Shop</i><p>1.Investors pleased with diagnostic gains.<br>2.Promising companion diagnostic deal with Idera.<br>3. …

Philips : Recent Activities

1.In quest to garner strong foothold in imaging therapy company shells out USD1.2 billion for Volcano.<br>2.Increased focus on informatics post Health …

Medical Device Sourcing : Key Activities

Medical device sourcing can be streamlined by adhering to certain key activities and novel pathways that some of the pioneers are adopting. Quick …

Home Healthcare : Case Study “NxStage’s Dialysis Devices”

Home Healthcare has been talk of the Medtech town lately , segment is witnessing a boost from many factors including aging population , reduced …

Cost Reduction : Catheter Production

<i>Is cost of producing catheter a worry point for you ?</i><p>1.There is increasing complexity and cost issues when it comes to catheter manufacturing.<p>2.Major …

Wi-Fi , now can be used to treat infection.

1. US researchers have come up with device which uses Wi-Fi to treat infection.<br>2.Its prototype was used on lab mice for treatment of staph.<br>3.Implant …

Can devices get any tinier?

<i>Medical devices get tinier and better</i><p><b>1.Stimwave spinal cord stimulation device gets FDA OK.</b> <b><br>2.Company calls its device electroceutical device , as it</b> …

Headphone can replace your cup of coffee

<i>Good bye to tea and alcoholic beverage for brain stimulus</i><p>Imagine of a scenario where you don’t have to take coffee or alcoholic beverage to stimulate …

RPM: Remote Patient Monitoring

Medical Device Trends <br>http://www.medicaldevicetrend.com<p>1. Remote patient monitoring( Or RPM) device start ups received USD 102 million of funding as …

China Vs. Medical Devices

China is one of the most looked upon market for medical devices, and is recently in talks for numerous reasons. Below is content featuring some major …

Billionaire who has taken healthcare industry way too seriously

Number of billionaires worldwide are on increase and each of them are addressing their obligations to the society via various CSR activities. However …

Will ETO remain as an option of medical device sterilization?

ETO sterilization is most preferred sterilization technique in healthcare space. However lately it has received lot of criticism from various …

Google X’s new chase

<b>Introduction:</b><br>Can you think of nano particles patrolling your body to trace cancer and other disease ailments. Particles which take diagnostic to a …

#BBCTrending: Syrian 'hero boy' video faked by Norwegian director

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1124000/1124136_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522443098_0777a01347721fdfb29329e209eed769<p><b>Millions of YouTube viewers have been captivated by the 'Syrian hero boy' who manages to rescue a little girl while under gunfire. Now a group of</b> …

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Medical Device Wearables

A wearable medical device can be described as an autonomous, non-invasive system that performs a specific medical function such as monitoring or …

All about Medtech Funding

Funding is essential part of any start up’s success. After generating seed fund from various portals such as crowd funding, angel investors; medtech …

Do we finally have cure to Type 1 Diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when pancreas does not produce sufficient insulin or when body cannot effectively use insulin that it …

Can patient monitoring devices change the face of healthcare?

Lately medical device OEMs are hell bent on acquisition of monitoring device start-ups. St Jude Medical’s CardioMems acquisition or Medtronic’s …

Medical Device IPOs: Better than ever before

<b>Introduction:</b><p>For every medical device start up it is a dream to host an IPO, but not all get this opportunity. For the few who make it, its is their …

Crowd Funding and Medical Devices : A Quick Glance

Medical device industry has huge of number of startups pour in every year. Funding of late stage products happen through VC channels however plans …

Medical device trend on Twitter: "#BectonDickinson to acquire #CareFusion in 12.2 billion USD. Yet another mega merger in Medtech space. http://t.co/2BNT1G8gn1"

Facebook’s Foray Into Healthcare

<b><br>Introduction:</b><p>Facebook(https://www.facebook.com/) already has good understanding of who your mates are or what are your areas of interest, however …

Recent developements in Medical Device Regulatory

Medical Device Industry has various gateways that an individual device has to pass through to reach commercialization phase. One of the most …

Universal Companion Diagnostic

Image Source: Covance Website<p>Companion Diagnostic(http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/InVitroDiagnostics/ucm407297.htm) …

Medical device trend on Twitter: "An uptick in complimentary device buyouts For more see url: http://t.co/kCttKupfXU @MDTinnovation"

Medical device trend on Twitter: "At Dartmouth students have come up with an #app that detects stress and depression level. #Fiercemedical"

Medical device trend on Twitter: "Almost half a billion of funding was welcomed by 36 #wearable start ups as per #CBInsights recent report. http://t.co/my92LM8kJJ"

Go Figure: The week in numbers

<b>Look back at the week in numbers with our Go Figure images, which are posted daily on social media.</b><p><b>Monday:</b> Are all the ants as heavy as all the humans?<p><b>Tuesday:</b> Liberia signs 'transformational' deal to stem deforestation<p><b>Wednesday:</b> Why India's Mars mission is so cheap - and thrilling<p><b>Thursday:</b> Weather …

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