All articles by Catherine Longworth

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).

10 MedTech stories that made headlines in 2023

It has been another challenging year for the industry, with cybersecurity issues, tech defects, industry layoffs and supply chain concerns all making headlines. Sally Turner highlights the top stories of 2023.

Transitioning to net-zero requires a coherent strategy

Following COP28, Eileen Sharpe, Executive Vice President, IDA Ireland reflects on Boston Scientific’s energy journey, which began over 20 years ago in Ireland, and explores how companies can make progress towards climate goals.

CPHIA 2023: Manufacturing the future of African healthcare

Zambia hosted the 3rd annual International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA) organised by Africa CDC, the autonomous health agency of the African Union.

AI imagines Med-Tech in Hollywood

If medical device companies were movies.

HLTH 2023: Viva health technology!

Amid the bright lights of Las Vegas, over 10,000 attendees from across the healthcare ecosystem gathered to explore how innovation is transforming the future of healthcare delivery.

HLTH 2023: Education is “ultimate end game” in tackling taboo of psychedelic medicine

Psychedelic medicine has long been considered taboo by the healthcare industry due to its association with recreational drug use.

HLTH 2023: Sidekick Health expands into prescription digital therapeutics with acquisition of aidhere

The addition of aidhere’s Zanadio product places Sidekick Health at the forefront of the growing PDT market.

HLTH 2023: Google Cloud taps into GenAI health market with Vertex AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is an incredibly fast-growing industry and this year it is the main topic on everyone’s lips at HLTH 2023.