AI Cardiology Digital Health

Digital player launches monitoring device for cardiac arrythmias

Released on December 5, 2019

Digital healthcare company iRhythm has launched its Zio service in the UK to support the identification and clinical diagnoses of cardiac […]

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FDA Approved

J&J Vision launches Tecnis Toric II intraocular lens in U.S.

Released on December 5, 2019

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Vision announced that, after winning FDA approval, it launched the Tecnis Toric II one-piece intraocular lens (IOL) to […]

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Robotics Surgery

Why Did R&D Jump 2x In 4 Years for Intuitive Surgical?

Released on December 5, 2019

Intuitive Surgical’s (NASDAQ:ISRG) research and development (R&D) expenses jumped 2x from $197 million in 2015 to $418 million in 2018, due […]

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Funding Imaging Neuro

NOUS Imaging picks up $6.6m for brain-imaging software

Released on December 5, 2019

NOUS Imaging announced that it picked up $6.6 million in venture capital and government research investments for its software-based biofeedback solution. The […]

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Vascular

MicroVention issues safety notice for Azur endovascular embolization products

Released on December 5, 2019

Terumo (TYO:4543) subsidiary MicroVention issued an urgent field safety notice to warn of a number of its Azur endovascular embolization products that may be […]

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Cardiology Structural Heart

Study reveals long-term outcomes of Boston Scientific Watchman patients

Released on December 5, 2019

A long-term followup study on Boston Scientific’s (NYSE:BSX) Watchman heart implant shows low risk of hemorrhagic stroke and a high percentage of patients […]

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Robotics Surgery

Vicarious Spices up Surgical Robotics with Virtual Reality

Released on December 5, 2019

A medtech startup is shaking up the surgical robotics space by adding virtual reality to the equation. Vicarious Surgical is developing […]

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Diagnostics FDA Cleared

FDA clearance positions Sight Diagnostics to deliver on two-drop blood testing promise

Released on December 5, 2019

Today’s news that Sight Diagnostics secured 510(k) clearance for its Olo analyzer certainly will reduce the flow of future patient tears and fears […]

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Cardiology

TransMedics touts first U.S. ‘reanimated’ heart transplants

Released on December 5, 2019

TransMedics (NSDQ:TMDX) announced today that the doctors at two hospitals performed the first U.S. heart transplants using donor hearts that were resuscitated […]

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FDA Robotics Surgery

Vicarious Surgical Announces Breakthrough Designation by the FDA, Appoints Scott Huennekens to Board of Directors

Released on December 4, 2019

First surgical robot to be granted Breakthrough Device classification BOSTON, Dec. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vicarious Surgical Inc., the leading innovator in virtual […]

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AI Neuro Urology

Siemens Unveils AI Apps for Automatic MRI Image Segmentation

Released on December 4, 2019

Siemens Healthineers is releasing a couple of AI-driven and cloud-based software applications, one for the brain and one for the prostate, […]

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Biotech FDA Cleared

Israeli fingerprick blood testing company gets FDA clearance for CBC analyzer

Released on December 4, 2019

The opportunity presented in fingerprick blood testing is one that many companies are chasing. Among these is Israeli diagnostics firm Sight […]

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