Over the past 28 years or so, ResMed (NYSE: RMD) has built an empire around its respiratory devices for managing sleep apnea and other forms of “sleep-disordered breathing.”
In the fiscal year that ended last June, the San Diego maker... Read more »
After a couple years of work, Desktop Metal took the wraps off its metal 3D printers this week. The startup has drawn $97 million from high-profile investors who are betting the technology could transform the way metal parts get developed and... Read more »
Last week, Virent, a Madison, WI-based developer of biofuels that are designed to replace crude oil, announced it had hired Stacey Orlandi to serve as the company’s next chief executive.
Virent says its base technology can help produce cleaner and... Read more »
After seeing its two most advanced cancer therapies fail in clinical trials this month, OncoMed Pharmaceuticals is slashing its workforce by half and focusing on compounds in earlier stages of development, the company announced Monday.
The layoffs will leave Redwood City,... Read more »
San Antonio — Prytime Medical Devices has signed a deal that would have Harrisburg, NC-based Combat Medical Systems distribute and sell the company’s medical device, a catheter that can be used to control hemorrhaging, to the U.S. military and federal government.... Read more »
Changes are afoot at HistoSonics, the University of Michigan medical device spinout based in Ann Arbor, MI.
The company has a new CEO, as well as a new focus on the treatment of solid-tumor cancers. Last month, HistoSonics also closed... Read more »
Software, it has been said, is eating the world. Now the food world is looking to use technology and analytics as a main ingredient in running more profitable organizations.
So says Damian Mogavero, who along with Joseph D’Agnese, wrote The Underground... Read more »
Rapid advancements in robotics and artificial intelligence technologies over the past decade have stoked concern that machines could eventually take over most, if not virtually all, human jobs.
But there is another, more optimistic view of how the advance of A.I.... Read more »
In a medical technology merger with implications for the healthcare sector in the United States and beyond, Becton Dickinson is acquiring C.R. Bard for $24 billion to tap into the growing markets for products used in treating vascular conditions and cancer.... Read more »
About 7,000 liver transplants occur in the U.S. each year. A condition that few people can pronounce, and no one has a treatment for, has become a main reason for those transplants.
That’s why several rich, powerful drug companies are in... Read more »
After patients undergo magnetic resonance imaging procedures, they are sometimes referred to a specialist at a different hospital, and given CDs with files showing the results of their scans.
But often times at the follow-up appointment, a physician who is handed... Read more »
This week, we’re looking forward to Saturday’s March for Science and back at Microsoft’s acquisition of Charles Simonyi’s Intentional Software; former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s new effort to inject facts into debate about government; potential changes to the high-skilled visa program... Read more »
Voice-controlled virtual assistants, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence technologies could all reshape the healthcare industry in the coming years, but forming strong relationships between patients and doctors will be more important than ever.
That was a key takeaway from a panel... Read more »