Imaging Ophthalmology

IBM Watson pulls the plug on Merge Eye, Topcon to take over

Released on October 16, 2019

Topcon Healthcare Solutions said today that it is partnering with IBM Watson Health Imaging to support a transition plan for the Merge Eye imaging […]

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FDA Approved

FDA approves Philips’ low-dose Stellarex balloons

Released on October 16, 2019

Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) said today that two of the company’s new Stellarex drug-coated balloons received FDA approval for the treatment of upper […]

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FDA MedTech

Intarcia Therapeutics takes another run at FDA approval

Released on October 16, 2019

Intarcia Therapeutics said last week that the FDA accepted its new drug application resubmission for ITCA 650 for the treatment of Type […]

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Cardiology MedTech

Acutus Medical and Innovative Health to collaborate to increase patient access to electrophysiology care

Released on October 16, 2019

Acutus Medical and Innovative Health have announced a partnership in electrophysiology that they say will offer advanced technology to improve patient […]

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Wearables

Sony’s launches new B-to-B mobile health platform including a wearable

Released on October 16, 2019

Sony is launching its mSafety mobile health platform that includes a smart wristwatch. Sony is debuting its new mSafety mobile health […]

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MedTech

Johnson & Johnson gains on Q3 beats

Released on October 15, 2019

Shares in JNJ gained this morning after the healthcare giant beat expectations for its third-quarter sales and earnings and raised its […]

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Biotech Diagnostics FDA

Ancestry takes on 23andMe, rolls out genetic health test services

Released on October 15, 2019

Dive Brief: Ancestry announced Tuesday it’s getting into the genetic health testing space with the launch of a two-tiered AncestryHealth platform […]

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MedTech

Silicon Valley Outranks Twin Cities as Top US Medtech Hub in Reader Survey

Released on October 15, 2019

For decades the Minneapolis-St. Paul region has stood out as a hotbed for medical device innovation. But other U.S. regions have […]

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MedTech

From Zero to $5.75 Billion: Velis Talks Building Medtech Powerhouses

Released on October 15, 2019

Christopher Velis is known as the co-founder of Auris Health, a surgical robotics company Johnson & Johnson acquired for $3.4 billion with […]

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MedTech Robotics

J&J Talks Up Surgical Robotics Plans

Released on October 15, 2019

Few medtech sectors are as hot as surgical robotics is right now, so it comes as no surprise that analysts tried […]

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FDA Structural Heart

Medtronic Launches Evolut Pro+ TAVR System: Interview with Dr. Pieter Kappetein

Released on October 15, 2019

Last month, Medtronic announced receipt of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for and launch of the Evolut Pro+ TAVR […]

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MedTech

Nothing Basic About Abbott’s Diabetes Deal with Tandem

Released on October 15, 2019

Abbott and Tandem Diabetes Care dropped a big partnership announcement Tuesday that sent shares of Tandem up nearly 9.5% while DexCom shares […]

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