While covering an expansive number of cardiovascular (CV) indications, this year’s European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Conference in Barcelona had a particular focus on digital health.
30 August 2017
24 August 2017
Following a move to fix price ceilings for coronary stent products, India’s National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has announced a plan to cap the pricing of orthopedic knee replacement implants.
22 August 2017
In July 2017, Pentax Medical and Shanghai AoHua Photoelectricity formed a joint venture (JV) company to develop products in the field of flexible medical endoscopy.
15 August 2017
On 7 August, Fresenius Medical Care (Fresenius) announced its acquisition of NxStage Medical (NxStage) for $2bn.
25 July 2017
In December 2016, the 21st Century Cures Act was signed into law, $6.3bn in funding was directed towards research and drug development, and increased access to treatments for patients with...
26 June 2017
Passed almost 50 years ago, old laws to improve patient access in the US might now be increasing healthcare costs unnecessarily.
21 June 2017
While uncertainty has been a theme for most sectors in the UK in recent months, the medical technology industry has suffered more than most. Now the unexpected result of this...
12 June 2017
Doctors are limited by their inability to process vast amounts of data the way a computer can, and as technology improves, artificial intelligence has begun to catch up with doctors’...
18 May 2017
Recently, the WannaCry ransomware made the headline news when it encrypted computer files of the UK's National Health Service. The ware then blackmailed the owners to pay a fee in...
9 May 2017
There is bad news for global pharmaceutical and medical devices companies; China has developed a set-in-stone timetable to conduct government-driven price management and reimbursement controls.