All articles by Robert Barrie

Robert Barrie is a trainee reporter for Medical Device Network, covering developments in the healthcare sector. Coming from a scientific and medical background, Robert has reported across various topics with expertise in neuroscience, genetics, and epidemiology. Previously, he worked on a freelance basis with New Scientist.

Robert Barrie and Mediktor partner up for conversational AI assistant

Conversational AI-technology and AI-based medical assistant technologies join forces for digital triage.

Sofinnova launches digital medicine strategy

The life sciences venture capital firm’s latest strategy will focus on the most promising innovations in the healthcare sector.

SR One close second fund at $600m

The new fund brings SR One’s total under management to $1.5bn.

Fyous seeks funding to advance diabetes footwear

MedTech startup, Fyous, is looking to reduce diabetic foot care pressures within the NHS with unique, custom footwear technology.

The UK government’s road to creating a ‘science superpower’

As the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer releases the Spring Budget, the life science industry appears to be at the heart of the country’s global image in years to come.

‘The doctor will call you now’ – why telemedicine is here to stay

Following news of proposed rule changes allowing greater controlled-medication flexibility, telemedicine’s utilisation is exceeding its original pandemic-oriented framework.

Mobile health – predicted to reach $12.1bn by 2030

GlobalData research shows medical and health management app market boom despite privacy concerns.

Digital revolution in healthcare – well underway but hurdles remain

Technology-enabled remote monitoring can provide relief for growing healthcare pressures but, as industry experts discussed at the HTE MedTech FUTURES Conference 2023, plenty of hurdles remain.

Olympus joins biliary stent sector – market predicted to be $1bn by 2030

The global medical technology company has agreed to acquire stent manufacturer Taewoong Medical to widen its endotherapy portfolio.

Artificial intelligence makes new strides in the management of acute stroke

As stroke detection software from Methinks receives CE mark certification, artificial intelligence (AI) looks set to become a permanent companion in healthcare.