1 December 2017
There is a paradigm shift in how tech giants perceive the healthcare environment as they move into medtech. Companies such as Verily, Apple, Samsung, and IBM are at the forefront...
21 November 2017
Poor adherence to inhaled maintenance therapies is one of the main barriers in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
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.
20 June 2017
Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is a wireless technology that transfers data from an electronic tag attached to an object through a reader using radio waves. RFID presents an approach to identify...
21 May 2017
Cyber security involves safeguarding the integration of medical devices, networking, software, and operating systems from attack, damage or unauthorised access.
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.
2 May 2017
The current generation is surrounded by large amounts of information and knowledge on almost any topic of interest, including a variety of online symptom-checkers encouraging self-diagnosis.
27 April 2017
As the UK commences negotiations to leave the member states of the EU (colloquially known as “Brexit”), the European Commission has been swift to remove items from negotiating table.