• 21 May 2017

    Lab-on-a-chip: Applications in Medical Diagnostics

    During the proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a group led by Ronald Davis at Stanford Genome Technology Center announced that they have developed a cheap and reusable diagnostic...

  • 21 May 2017

    Off-label Use of Medical Devices

    Any information that comes with a product is considered labelling and when the product is used for a clinical indication that is not approved, it is regarded as off-label use....

  • 18 May 2017

    Physicians cannot cure this hospital virus

    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

    China Public Hospital Reform: A storm is coming

    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.

  • 27 April 2017

    Brexit impact on drug device combinations

    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.

  • 25 April 2017

    A peek into the future of knee replacement

    There are three potential strategies that medical device companies can adopt to drive value in joint replacement procedures: capital equipment-focused, commodity-focused, and patient-specific innovation.


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