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InTouch Health, Intuitive Surgical

Intuitive Surgical taps InTouch Health to develop platform-connected IoT

Telehealth developer InTouch Health said today it inked a multi-year licensing service agreement with Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG) to deepen the robotic surgery giant’s Internet of Medical Things network connecting

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National Guideline Clearinghouse to live on despite feds bowing out

The nonprofit that has run the recently shuttered National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) for 20 years plans to replace the website and run it privately. Funding

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stericycle recalls report

Stericycle reports mixed results for Q1

Medical and hazardous waste disposal and compliance company Stericycle (Nasdaq: SRCL)  this evening reported mixed results for its first quarter ended March 31: Adjusted earnings

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Roald Dahl shunt

That time Roald Dahl invented a medical device

Roald Dahl is best remembered as an author of children’s books, particularly for works like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda. His stories have sold more than 250

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These 5 surgical startups want to build the OR of the future

As with most medtech advances these days, a running theme among top surgical startups is value. Innovators presented their surgical platform products in various stages

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IoT medtech Internet of Things

What is the hardest thing about medtech IoT?

The medtech IoT space is fraught with decisions that can make or break a product launch. There are several points at which developers in the

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Wisconsin biotech industry optimistic about state’s Foxconn win

Wisconsin’s biotech industry sees opportunity in Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn’s decision to spend $10 billion on a 3,000-employee plant in the state’s southeast. That’s because

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How Laird’s thermoelectrics lower costs for medical laser cooling

TEMs and TEAs provide precision cooling and heating in a wide variety of modular platforms to meet application demands… Laird (LRD: London) has designed and

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Guided Therapeutics reveals details of $50m LuViva deal in China

Guided Therapeutics reveals details of $50m LuViva deal in China

Guided Therapeutics (OTC:GTHP) said that it inked an exclusive licensing agreement with Shandong Yaohua Medical Instrument Corp., to manufacture its LuViva advanced cervical scan system and

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Pixium logs German reimbursement win for Iris II 'bionic eye'

Pixium logs German reimbursement win for Iris II ‘bionic eye’

Pixium Vision (EPA:PIX) said today that its Iris II ‘bionic eye’ won NUB 1 reimbursement status from the German Institute for the Hospital Remuneration System.

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Researchers develop nanosensor to differentiate cancer cells and healthy cells in surgery

New nanosensor can help surgeons spot cancer

Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have developed a threshold nanosensor that can differentiate between cancerous cells and healthy tissue during surgery.

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H&T Presspart and Cohero Health launch first market-ready, fully-connected metered dose inhaler to optimize care of asthma and COPD

H&T Presspart and Cohero Health have launched the first market-ready, intuitive, fully-embedded and connected metered dose inhaler (eMDI) aimed at improving adherence andenabling continually optimized

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MasterSil 910Med: One part, medical grade silicone system cures rapidly

MasterSil 910Med is a one part silicone for bonding, sealing and coating primarily for medical devices. It passes both USP Class VI testing and ISO

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How do laser-Swiss combo machines work?

Jim Cepican/Marubeni Citizen Cincom  Fiberoptic lasers offer high-precision, high-speed laser cutting. But for products that require multiple processes, significant time and quality challenges can arise. Combining a

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What does the FDA say about validating software?

Kevin Ballard/Director of Software Validation/MasterControl Software validation is required by law for companies that operate under the purview of the FDA and EMA. Companies must validate their systems

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