Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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By Bernie Monegain 11:52 am December 18, 2015
The National Institutes of Health revealed its roster of ambitious goals for the next five years and many of them are either focused on reliant upon technologies.
BlueStar
By Bernie Monegain 09:47 am December 18, 2015
WellDoc, whose BlueStar technology is focused on adults with Type 2 diabetes, has drawn $22 million in a Series B round of funding from Samsung Ventures and existing investor Merck Global Health Innovation Fund. The company will use the money to continue commercialization and accelerate adoption of BlueStar.
DNA
By Mike Miliard 11:25 am December 15, 2015
First announced in August, the platform features more than 20 public and private sector participants including National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Broad Institute, Intel, Illumina, 23andMe and more.
Stack of coins
By Bernie Monegain 06:30 am December 02, 2015
The global healthcare cybersecurity market is expected to exceed $10 million by 2022. To be exact, a new report pegs the market at $10,848.87 million in U.S. dollars.
Heart with heart rate line
By Mike Miliard 08:54 am November 20, 2015
The new MyCareLink Smart Monitor from Medtronic, just approved by the FDA, enables patients with implantable pacemakers to use their smartphones to transmit secure data from their pacemakers to their physicians.
Syringe
By Bernie Monegain 08:30 am October 30, 2015
Topping the list of the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2016 are new, faster methods of creating vaccines, a process for rewriting genetic code, and a water purification system for the developing world.
Cleveland Clinic
By Bernie Monegain 05:40 am October 23, 2015
As the 2015 Medical Innovations Summit opens Sunday at the Cleveland Convention Center, an advisory panel of Cleveland Clinic physicians helped compile a Top 10 list of the top medical innovations of the past 10 years.
Meredith Phillips
By Erin McCann 08:00 am October 14, 2015
After Henry Ford reported three HIPAA breaches back in 2010 and 2011, involving theft or loss of unencrypted devices or computers, it realized something big had to happen.
Jeb Bush
By Bernie Monegain 04:14 pm October 13, 2015
More than a decade after his brother, President George W. Bush, mentioned healthcare information technology in his Jan. 20, 2004, State of the Union Address, Jeb Bush has cited health IT as a means of promoting innovation in healthcare.
person hacking computer
By Mahmood Sher-Jan 05:48 pm September 24, 2015
There are almost 5 billion connected smart devices already in use. A significant percentage of them are medical devices, from pacemakers to drug pumps. They're already being hacked so often that the trend has its own nickname.