All articles by Abi Millar

  1. South Korea: the rise of a new medtech giant?

    At the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, South Korea was widely praised for its response. Without resorting to a full-scale…
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    4 Aug
  2. Covid-19: the med tech bottlenecks

    On 1st April, just as coronavirus cases were starting to surge, the UK Government made a troubling admission. The previous…
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    30 Jul
  3. Will an artificial pancreas be a gamechanger for type 1 diabetes?

    For patients with type 1 diabetes, managing their condition can be an ongoing battle. Patients need regular blood glucose monitoring,…
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    16 Jun
  4. How is technology transforming facial reconstruction surgery?

    In 2017, 21-year-old Katie Stubblefield made headlines when she became the youngest person in the US to receive a face…
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    26 Mar
  5. Combining virtual reality and touch for surgical training

    For anyone pursuing a career in medicine, surgery is one of the most challenging paths to follow – and one…
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    25 Feb
  6. Regulating implants: how to ensure safety

    In 2016, entrepreneur Steven Northam had a radiofrequency identification (RFID) implant placed in his left hand. The chip, which enabled…
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    21 Jan
  7. Medical devices: redesigning for success

    If you have a medical device that’s performing well, the temptation can be to sit tight – as the old…
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    17 Dec
  8. HeartFlow Analysis: a better way to diagnose heart disease?

    For patients with symptoms of heart disease, getting an accurate diagnosis can be challenging. Not only is the process quite…
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    24 Oct
  9. Q&A: LifeBank on the challenge of getting blood from A to B in Nigeria

    Nigeria has a major blood shortage. With a massive shortfall in donations, and poor delivery logistics, many patients die before…
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    22 Oct
  10. Making electronic health records work

    When electronic health records (EHRs) were first rolled out a decade ago, it was hard to see the downsides. Rather…
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    10 Oct
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