Mitchell Fullerton

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Another outbreak from tainted scopes suspected at an L.A.-area hospital

A Pasadena hospital is investigating a suspected outbreak related to the same type of medical scope tied to superbug infections across the country.<p>Huntington Memorial Hospital said Wednesday it had alerted health authorities about a potential link between patients who have a pseudomonas bacteria …

Public Health

Boston Sci earns FDA approval of Innova stent to treat peripheral artery disease | FierceBiotech

<i>Boston Scientific's FDA-approved Innova stent for PAD--Courtesy of Boston Scientific</i><p>Boston Scientific ($BSX) announced FDA approval of its Innova …

Medicine

Startup nabs $5.3M to back 2015 launch for connected fertility thermometer, app | FierceBiotech

<i>Wink--Courtesy of Kindara</i><p>Kindara hopes to make conception a bit less fretful for women. It has raised $5.3 million in seed financing for a launch …

Women's Health

New Models of Open Innovation Crop Up

<i>Arundhati Parmar</i><p>Innovation has largely been concentrated in research labs and within the walls of a corporation.<p>Now, the concept of open innovation - …

Innovation

New medical technology gives teen a new lease on life

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) - A 3-D printer makes a St. Louis girl`s life so much better after receiving the latest medical technology in the form of a state of …

California firm launching cutting edge medical technology in Albuquerque - Albuquerque Business First

<b>See Correction/Clarification at end of article</b><p>California-based TriVascular Technologies (NASDAQ: TRIV) is debuting its Ovation iX Abdominal Stent …

New Mexico

Yavapai Medical Center debuts state-of-the-art operating room

A new era in operating is debuting at Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott.<p>The center’s $6.5 million, state-of-the art Hybrid Operating Room …

SynCardia Prepares For IPO

Medical device maker SynCardia Systems, Inc. filed an S-1 form with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering …

Growing Human Serotonin Neurons in a Petri Dish

<b>The advance could facilitate the discovery of new antidepressants and drugs for illnesses involving serotonin.</b><p>Serotonin, a neurotransmitter involved …

Stem-Cell Dental Implants Grow New Teeth in Your Mouth

Everyone wants a Hollywood Smile but not everyone is born with one.<p>Dentures and dental implants may soon become a thing of the past. Stem cell …

Scientists Regrow an Entire Rat Limb in the Lab

By Carl Engelking | June 4, 2015 1:24 pm<p>Scientists’ regrown rat limb. <i>(Credit: Bernhard Jank, M.D., Ott Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital</i> …

General Hospital

Case Closed - Diagnosing on Mobile Devices Requires FDA Class II Clearance

From the FDA's standpoint, for example, mobile image-viewing software transforms a smartphone or tablet into a Picture Archiving and Communications …

Mobile Devices

IBM to Buy Merge for $1 Billion for Medical Imaging Tech

International Business Machines Corp. agreed to buy Merge Healthcare Inc. for $1 billion, to incorporate the medical company’s imaging management …

5 Emerging Technologies Every Hospital Will Have By 2025

Wearable fitness devices and smartphone health apps that generate continuous streams of data will be the biggest catalysts for change at your doctor’s office in the coming decades.<p>Investors seem excited about the potential. Digital health startups attracted investments of $6.5 billion in 2014, a …

Digital Health

Medical startup names technology veteran as CFO - Sacramento Business Journal

By Mark Anderson <br>– Staff Writer, Sacramento Business Journal<p>May 1, 2015, 5:42am PDT<p>SureClinical, a medical technology startup company in Rancho …

Medical Device and Mobile Health Market to Reach $8 billion

April 30, 2015 - The mobile health market is making headway and many industries around the world are stopping to take notice. At the CARTES SECURE …

Singapore’s DocDoc Lands $8.6M Series A To Help People Find Medical Specialists

It wasn’t until his daughter became the patient zero test-case for his still-nascent DocDoc service, which matches patients with doctors, that entrepreneur and onetime Temasek investor, Cole Sirucek, knew what he needed to do to build his business.<p>Sirucek had brought his daughter, Rand, in for a …

Scanadu ropes in $35M for smartphone tricorder diagnostic device | FierceBiotech

<i>Scanadu raised $35 million to get Scout on the market.--Courtesy of Scanadu</i><p>California's Scanadu raked in $35 million in Series B funding to bring its …

Medical Technology

Developer looks to monetize the first FDA-cleared app for monitoring progression of eye diseases | FierceBiotech

<i>MyVisionTrack app--Courtesy of Apple</i><p>Vital Art and Science is building on the first FDA-cleared ophthalmic app with the introduction of its mVT …

Innovative Medical Technology Company, General Devices, Is now GD

"... Our new name and branding reflects our evolution and expansion into new products, solutions, technology and markets." - Curt Bashford<p>General …

Artificial blood made from human stem cells could plug the donations hole | DW | 03.06.2014

"It's a tiny wee finger prick test," says senior nurse Patsy Scouse to calm the nervous first-time donor having his hemoglobin levels tested at a …

International scientists warn against China's attempt to 'edit' human genome | DW | 24.04.2015

Controversial research by Chinese scientists stirred up a storm among scientists, who demanded that attempts to edit the human genome be halted …

Nanotube-packed pills could target cancer directly

Chemotherapy could one day be replaced by high-tech pills that directly target cancerous cells. New research into nanotechnology is looking to tackle …

Scientists are skeptical about the secret blood test that has made Elizabeth Holmes a billionaire

Faster, cheaper, better.<p>An innovation that accomplishes those three things has the potential to disrupt an industry. But such innovations are …

Infographic: How healthcare technology can save lives

From the Department of Technology Is Good for Medicine — well, actually, from Mission Safety Services, Edmonton, Alberta — comes this infographic …

Pillcam’s inventor regrets sale of ‘Biblical’ tech to foreign firm

The Pillcam, the gastro-intestinal endoscopy video device developed by Given Imaging, is more than just a better diagnostic system for doctors; it’s …

Imaging