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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]

Global Markets for Devices in Spine Surgery, Forecast to 2020

August 17, 2015 by Patrick Driscoll

The market for spinal implants and associated spinal fusion products has evolved dramatically over the last several decades as a result of significant advances in the understanding of spinal biomechanics, the proliferation of sophisticated spinal instrumentation devices, surgical advances in bone fusion techniques, refinement of...[read more]


3D-Printed Pill Opens Up World of Customized Medication

August 11, 2015 by Nishita Pereira-Gracias

Every time a one-of-a-kind 3D-printed trinket takes center stage, the power of the technology seems to blow our minds – whether it is Strati, the first 3D-printed car; the 3D Varius, the first SLA 3D-printed electric violin; the 2-story villa being built in China with 3D-printed modules; or pizzas, cookies, and cakes printed by XYZ...[read more]

The 5 Biggest Challenges Healthcare Leaders are Facing in 2015

August 5, 2015 by Moira O'Connell

2015 Healthcare Challenges

2015 has been a big year of change for many healthcare systems. With this change, healthcare leaders have been faced with many challenges, including complying with new federal regulations and making strategic moves towards better care. We've compiled a list of the five biggest challenges healthcare leaders have been facing this year.[read more]

Medtech Succeeds by Responding to Multiple Demands

July 31, 2015 by Patrick Driscoll

Medtech is resilient, adapting to the changing demands of patients, payers, regulators, and the economy, but only in the hands of the innovators who keep a finger in the wind on these demands. Here is a short list of the drivers/limiters in medtech.[read more]