Medical Device

Up & Running with Dr. Andres Acosta, Founder and Ross Higgins, COO of Phenomix Sciences

Andres J. Acosta, M.D., Ph.D., focuses his research on gastrointestinal physiology to understand the complexity of food intake regulation and obesity. Obesity is a primary cause of type 2 diabetes, fatty liver disease, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Dr. Acosta’s laboratory utilizes a combination of genetics, physiology, pharmacology, proteomics, metabolomics, and gastrointestinal and brain imaging to […]

Sandstone Diagnostics Raises Additional Series A Financing to Accelerate Zero Delay™ Plasma Technology Development

New Product Line Expands Company’s CentriFluidic™ Product Portfolio ZD is poised to dramatically improve both the patient blood collection process as well as the performance of clinical laboratory tests. Karen Drexler, CEO, Sandstone PLEASANTON, CA, USA, May 6, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Sandstone Diagnostics, a medical device company committed to making high quality clinical testing ubiquitous, is […]

In the Know — Healthcare News From Medical Alley, April 29, 2019

NeoChord Raises Additional Financing to Drive Catheter-based Program Development, Bringing Total Series D Funding to over $32 Million Boston Scientific wins FDA approval for Lotus Edge TAVR Bright Health CEO Bob Sheehy on how the business has grown since record $200 million funding deal Matt Miller, head of UnitedHealthcare accelerator, says applications are flooding in […]

For The Record with Lonny Stormo, CEO, POPS! Diabetes Care

What does POPS! Do? The POPS!® one System is a virtual diabetes management platform. The system combines the power of the user’s phone with an app and an integrated glucose monitor. People who use the system can manage their condition through their phone using a simple experience, leading to improved outcomes.   You’re making a true connected device that bridges digital health and medical device. Has […]

2019 Q1 Investment Report

Healthcare’s Move from Volume to Value Fuels Startup Investment As industry leaders work to redefine value in healthcare, payers and providers are offering access to the once-impenetrable healthcare marketplace for new technologies. As large healthcare systems and payers expand their own investment portfolios, they are becoming familiar with the value that startups can drive and […]

For The Record with Jon Luedke, President, Spineway USA

Tell us about Spineway, what does the company do and what makes it unique? Spineway USA, Inc. is the principal subsidiary of Spineway SA – a publicly traded spinal devices manufacturer based in Ecully, a suburb of Lyon, France. Spineway USA offers spine surgeons a product portfolio of proven spinal implants and instruments that meet […]

Medtech Marketing Pulse Check: 3 Key Priorities, 3 Key Markets

Few industries can rival the excitement – and the risk – that ripples through the medical device health care sector. The thrill of bringing science and invention to life is real. But, that doesn’t mean it’s easy to tell the complex stories that lie at the intersection of health and technology. With many demands and […]

FDA Releases Statement on Steps They’re Taking to Prevent Medical Device Shortages

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on steps the Agency is taking to prevent potential medical device shortages and ensure safe and effective sterilization amid shutdown of a large contract sterilization facility A critical focus for the FDA is preventing and mitigating potential medical product shortages. As part of these efforts, we’re taking steps […]

Medical Alley Companies Raise The Bar Again

Records Fall in Q1 As Money Flows Into Medical Alley’s Startup and Growth-Stage Companies After setting a record with their best-ever Q1 in 2018, Medical Alley startup companies didn’t just set the record again, they shattered it! For the third consecutive year, Medical Alley startup and growth-stage companies broke the previous record for money raised […]

You Can’t Spell Medical Without “AI”

By Lauren J.F. Barta and Timothy E. Grimsrud Innovative medical and healthcare applications of artificial intelligence (AI) are everywhere:  Mayo Clinic is engaged in a pilot program using a customized version of IBM Watson to match patients to its clinical trials.  Cleveland Clinic is using AI for surgical volume forecasting, and Johns Hopkins is using […]

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