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.
22 August 2017
15 August 2017
On 7 August, Fresenius Medical Care (Fresenius) announced its acquisition of NxStage Medical (NxStage) for $2bn.
10 August 2017
With the fast development of IBM’s Watson and Google’s DeepMind, artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the key terms in 2017. GlobalData believes that AI will inevitably be used in...
31 July 2017
Amazon is headed towards a new venture in health technology. CNBC reported that the company has a healthcare team that is focused on virtual doctor visits and health apps.
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...
3 July 2017
The ability to edit the human genome has been eagerly anticipated for many years. While the possibilities are exciting for many, there are serious ethical concerns that are already beginning...
26 June 2017
Passed almost 50 years ago, old laws to improve patient access in the US might now be increasing healthcare costs unnecessarily.
25 June 2017
The current method of obtaining a diagnosis for cancer is by histopathological evidence from a tissue sample obtained by biopsy, which is then examined under a microscope.
22 June 2017
Since the implementation of routine mammograms, breast cancer can be detected before symptoms present.
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...