Medical Devices

Donald Trump
By Susan Morse 05:23 pm September 19, 2018
President Trump on Wednesday threatened to add new import taxes on an additional $257 billion of Chinese goods to the $200 billion established on Monday. This was in response to China on Tuesday announcing plans to impose new tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. exports.
UC Berkeley tower on campus
By Bill Siwicki 01:02 pm August 31, 2018
The National Institute on Aging awarded a $4.5 million grant to the University of California Berkeley and People Power, an IoT software provider, to support research on smart home solutions for caregivers of dementia patients.
doctor using smartphone
By Bill Siwicki 02:09 pm August 23, 2018
An Internet of Things expert from Travelers discusses equipment maintenance software, smart screens and IoT-linked cabinets.
xray of spine on tablet
By Tonya Stewart 11:35 am August 23, 2018
The four-year project will work on technology to enable patients to regain control of limbs and researchers said it could ultimately be applied other cases, notably epilepsy and Parkinson’s.
FDA building

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By Jessica Davis 09:53 am August 15, 2018
McAfee researchers show just how easy it is to hack into devices -- but new MedCrypt data shows government guidance may be putting device manufacturers on the right trajectory to shore up this real threat.
Health tracking chip in patient's arm.
By Susan Morse 04:51 pm August 14, 2018
Apple is looking to hire engineers to develop a custom chip for more sophisticated health information tracking and applications, according to a CNBC report.
Nextflex invests in health monitoring systems

Credit: Facebook

By Bernie Monegain 10:47 am July 31, 2018
Skin-like health monitoring systems, epidermal sensors for robotic knees, and more are in development, according to the flexible hybrid electronics manufacturing organization.
Johnson & Johnson to build innovation lab at University of Pennsylvania
By Bernie Monegain 11:55 am July 18, 2018
Networking hub is designed to connect the company with Penn researchers and local startups to fast-track new technologies.
Trump's Chinese tariffs threaten medical device maker costs

President Trump speaking in China in November. Photo by Thomas Peter-Pool, Getty Images

By Jessica Davis 03:49 pm July 09, 2018
The medical imaging group is asking for medical devices and components to be exempt from the president’s tariffs on Chinese imports.
medical device security
By Jessica Davis 09:56 am July 05, 2018
In response to the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s RFI on how to improve medical device security, industry groups asked for FDA standards around devices -- among a host of other support measures.

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