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Reverse Innovation: What We Can Learn From Global M-Health

November 24, 2015 by Elizabeth Zampino

Whenever possible at conferences, I try to attend at least one session that is outside my particular area of focus and expertise. While almost everything at the recent HIMSS M-Health was relevant, global health is a bit outside the target for Wellpepper right now. Attending a few sessions on M-Health got me thinking about similarities between some of these initiatives and the situation at home.[read more]

IDoR: Paediatric Imaging a Bright Spot in Advancing Radiology

November 12, 2015 by Erica Carnevale

Timed to coincide with the date of the discovery of X-rays by Wilhelm Röntgen in 1895, the International Day of Radiology (IDoR) has now evolved into an annual event of “action and awareness” organized by the main radiological professional societies.[read more]


Strategies for Optimal Hospital Supply Chain Solutions

November 9, 2015 by Viatcheslav Wlassoff

The demand for healthcare is growing exponentially. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) experts believe that the demand will accelerate through at least 2020. While healthcare providers are facing growing pressure to deliver quality services to their patients, they are facing challenges ensuring they have sufficient...[read more]


Green is the New Black: How the Healthcare Industry is Embracing Sustainability and Energy Efficiency

October 12, 2015 by Nishita Pereira-Gracias

In today’s world of innovation and technology, almost every household and industry has been obsessed with ‘Going Green’. There has been a surge in awareness among individuals and companies alike to becoming more environmentally aware and make necessary changes in their lifestyles and operations to reduce the amount of waste and pollution...[read more]


Implantable Drug Delivery Systems: Delivering Medication One Dose at a Time

September 28, 2015 by Nishita Pereira-Gracias

Controlled, site-specific release of drugs and other therapeutic agents has emerged as a rather attractive alternative for companies that are looking to boost the efficacy of an existing product.Thebigger winner, however, is the patient.A significant advantage that implantable drug delivery systems render via targeted therapies is fewer...[read more]

4 Common Medical Device Digital Marketing Mistakes

September 16, 2015 by Dan Stempel

Even medical device websites selling top-of-the line products need to employ stellar digital marketing practices in order to hit sales goals. Your products may be the best in the business, but potential customers don’t know that. It is your job to inform your customers of the advantages of choosing your medical device over those your...[read more]


Healthcare Technology and the DocResponse Revolution - Meet Your New Best Friend in Healthcare

September 9, 2015 by Danyell Jones

I recently discovered DocResponse, a phenomenal online symptom checker that has recently been recognized by Harvard Medical School and The British Medical Journal as the most accurate symptom checker available on today's market. Not only are the individual applications of this astounding (never google your symptoms again!), but DocResponse has the potential for broad based utilization in the healthcare delivery market helping organizations maximize resources, more effectively provide patient care and save money.[read more]

Vascular closure devices

September 6, 2015 by Patrick Driscoll

[Vascular closure devices are among the products and technologies addressed in the MedMarket Diligence report, “Worldwide Surgical Sealants, Glues, and Wound Closure Markets, 2013-2018” (details), published October 2014.]From relatively humble beginnings in the late 1990s, and some failed product designs involving in-dwelling collagen...[read more]

The Future (Ours) is in China for Medtech

September 3, 2015 by Patrick Driscoll

The importance of China in the global economy became apparent this week, with the ups and downs of its economic state tripping the hair trigger that financial markets have for the huge nation’s growth market.But in hard terms, what does that mean? As an example, look at spine surgery technology and compare the forecasted growth...[read more]

How Does Your Medical Device (Digital) Marketing Support Your Sales Force?

August 19, 2015 by Dan Stempel

When rushing to equip your medical device marketing support with the latest digital apps, you want to ensure your digital marketing efforts are aligned with your overall sales and marketing objectives.[read more]


Being Almost Human: Robotic Patient Simulators Bridging the Gap in Healthcare Education

August 19, 2015 by Nishita Pereira-Gracias

Preventable medical errors in hospitals persist as the third leading cause of death in the United States, after heart disease and cancer. This alarming reality only stresses the importance of preparedness, quick decision-making, and sufficient practice in healthcare around the world. Apart from loss of human lives, what also matters is...[read more]

2015 Trends for Rural Hospitals and Rural Healthcare

August 18, 2015 by Moira O'Connell

According to the NC Rural Health Research Program there have been 56 rural hospital closures since 2010. The reasons behind the closures may vary but the message rings true, rural hospitals are struggling and something needs to be done. From difficulties implanting new HER systems to the re-evaluation of Medicare reimbursements, rural hospitals are looking for new ways to stay afloat. We’ve selected 4 trends that we’ve seen buzzing in the rural healthcare sector this year and that have been helping rural hospitals make the changes they need to succeed.[read more]