All articles by Catherine Longworth

Catherine Longworth is the Editor for Medical Device Network, covering developments across the medical technology and health tech industry. An experienced writer, Catherine has covered the industry since 2016 and has a background in biomedical science and journalism. Her previous experience includes reporting for Medtech Insight (Citeline, formerly Informa Pharma Intelligence) and Bioworld (Clarivate).

Catherine Longworth


AI beats humans in identifying stroke symptoms

The tool outperformed human emergency call handlers in diagnosing stroke victims.

Magazine: AI in imaging – how far can we go today?

In this issue: AI in imaging, legal updates in medical device labelling, cell and gene therapy analytics.

More than just meetings? Zoom scales ambitions in telehealth

At the ongoing HIMSS 2023 global healthcare conference, Medical Device Network met with Zoom’s Head of Healthcare Heidi West to discuss the company’s new collaboration with Oracle Health.

The Big Interview: Q&A with Jacqueline Anim, Sr. Principal Materials Engineer at Ethicon Inc.

Jacqueline Anim, senior principal materials engineer at Ethicon Inc speaks to Medical Device Network about challenges and trends in device manufacturing.

Cyborg identity: what can MedTech learn from the disability community?

Self-identified cyborgs are challenging how the medical technology industry is approaching disability innovation.

Is EU MDR harming medical device innovation?

The impact of Europe’s new medical device regulations on innovation were highlighted during the Outsourcing In Clinical Trials: Medical Devices Europe 2023 conference on Feb 21-22 in Munich.

The wounds of war: AI leads arms race for burn assessment

Predictive analytics and artificial intelligence are pioneering new approaches to clinical wound care assessment.

One year of war in Ukraine: HAVs offer hope for vascular trauma

Regenerative medicine may be the next step in healing wartime vascular injuries.

Magazine: Medtech on Ukraine’s front lines

In this issue we put medical innovation in the spotlight and explore how technology is supporting care of casualties in the Ukraine war.

A custom fit? 3D printing for prosthetic limbs

3D-printing technology may offer a more affordable and customised solution for people in need of prostheses.