Devices & Diagnostics
Medtech funding reached its low point in the first quarter but will slowly pick back up over the rest of 2023, according to a new Pitchbook report. It noted that this year’s medtech funding total will not come close to the $19.7 billion the sector raised in 2021, and it might even come in below last year’s funding total of $13.5 billion.
Ceribell Inc., based in Sunnyvale, California, has developed a point-of-care EEG system that provides real-time seizure monitoring and alerting, which helps in the rapid and precise treatment of patients with suspected non-convulsive seizures. The FDA-cleared Ceribell ClarityPro software uses a machine-learning model to analyze EEG signals and generate bedside alerts.
MedCity News sat down with John Coleman, Business Unit Director at YSDS Life Science, to talk about the challenges of delivering temperature-sensitive goods and how to overcome them.
Physicians often diagnose patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) too late in the process, when dialysis is the only option left. This isn’t negligence on the part of physicians — it’s simply a consequence of a fee-for-service (FFS) healthcare model that works against patients’ financial well-being and deemphasizes preventative care.
Engaging with patients in the early stages of their bariatric journey allows providers to ultimately understand and support their patient’s unique motivational, emotional, and intellectual drivers. Providers can use these drivers to help empower positive health outcomes.
UltraSight, based in Israel, recently received a nod from the FDA to market its UltraSight AI Guidance product that can assist medical professionals without sonography experience in acquiring cardiac ultrasound images and allow for more widespread detection of heart diseases.
Allurion Technologies has commercialized a gastric balloon in the form of a pill that patients swallow. But the weight loss platform from the now NYSE-listed company also includes AI-driven software that provides insights about a patient’s progress, technology with the potential for use alongside obesity drugs.
Here is a selection of recent executive hires, promotions and layoffs occurring across the healthcare industry.
To maximize the digital clinical trial opportunity, it is imperative to establish a solid foundation of data collection and management best practices and capitalize on the advancements in data management technologies.
Medical devices have existed in some form for centuries, resulting in thousands of innovative implementations […]
Improving Customer Experience and Conversion in Healthcare & Life Sciences
Rich multimedia content, chatbots and human interaction all play important roles in helping new health technologies become part of a patient’s lifestyle.
梨疗法曾经被视为一个数字therapeutics pioneer, but its spiral into bankruptcy has the industry searching for the best path forward. While some favor going direct to consumers, others say the solution is in generating more robust clinical trial data to persuade hesitant payers.
AppliedVR teamed up with the National Cancer Institute to study the feasibility of VR to alleviate anxiety in brain tumor patients undergoing imaging scans. The research partners recently announced interim analysis results from their clinical study — they said that not only would VR intervention be a feasible option to reduce patients’ anxiety, but that patients would report high satisfaction levels as well.
By reimagining health care supply chain as a centralized, high-value distribution and product selection and procurement model, hospitals and health systems can more effectively reach their goals for expense reduction while driving substantial improvements for patients and team members alike.