All Entries in the Category : Medical

Medical devices, implantable electronics, health & fitness and disposable medical electronics.

Kitron signs framework agreement with Speed Identity

Kitron’s subsidiary Kitron AB, in Jönköping, Sweden, has signed a three-year framework agreement with Speed Identity AB for production and related services for its biometric identification systems.

: EMS, Medical

Implantable Device for Remote Control Release of Drugs

Houston Methodist Research Institute scientists will receive about $1.25 million from the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space to develop an implantable device that delivers therapeutic drugs at a rate guided by remote control.

: Medical

IoT promises to cut healthcare cost

Can a profusion of IP-connected sensors on hospital equipment and patients streamline healthcare, cut waste, and lead to better clinical outcomes?

: Medical

Bos Sci CEO Dismisses Rationale For Competitors’ Consolidation

Consolidation has been a hot topic in the medtech industry in 2014 as uncertainty over the move to a value-based healthcare system has led large companies to merge with others.

: Medical

Grove Instruments Achieves Landmark Clinical Milestone

WORCESTER, Mass., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Grove Instruments Inc., a medical device company based in Worcester, MA, developing the world’s first noninvasive glucometer today announced that the Company has achieved a landmark clinical milestone known internally as “durable calibration.”

: Medical |

Price pressure weighs on Philips as lighting split looms

(Reuters) – Philips (NYSE:PHG) slid to a net loss in the 3rd quarter, weighed down by 1-off charges and weak demand in Russia and China – a setback for the Dutch healthcare-to-bulbs group as it pushes ahead with a radical plan to spin off its lighting arm.

: Industrial, Medical |

Future CardioMEMS System Could Take a Cue from Diabetes Care

Heart failure patients used to be stuck in the intensive care unit so physicians could manage their condition. But thanks to the CardioMEMS HF System, which uses an implantable wireless sensor and external transmitter to measure pulmonary artery pressure and send it to physicians remotely, they can now be effectively monitored in the comfort of their own homes.

: Medical