System halves post-discharge clinic costs for problem patients, wound checks and removal
U.S. National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel approves new standards tests to prevent pressure injuries
Survivorship, Economic and Patient Reported Data are key indicators of outcomes and cost benefits according to a new report, commissioned by DePuy Synthes
Use of 3M’s Tegaderm CHG Dressing could save the NHS millions by reducing infection
The UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has commenced a consultation on its draft medical technology guidance on a device which aims to diagnose nerve damage that is caused by diabetes.
Preliminary second quarter figures from surgical robotics company Intuitive Surgical, Inc. are some way off the company’s predictions. Q2 projections included sales of over $620M, which would have been a 16%+ ramp, but actual sales came in at $575M, only a 7% increase over prior year.
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Findings from a newly published study suggest that as well as improving patient care, remote monitoring using Biotronik’s proprietary system also takes pressure of the clinical routine.
According to a new report , published in “Value in Health”, delaying Total Hip Replacement surgery in people with osteoarthritis as a way to cut costs is ineffective and denies patients the benefits of an active and healthy life.
Medtronic, Inc. has announced findings from a health-economic analysis published online before print in The Journal of the American College of Cardiology that suggest the company’s Symplicity™ renal denervation system is a cost-effective treatment strategy for patients with treatment-resistant hypertension.
Olive Medical Corporation, the self-styled low cost leader in 1080p HD surgical camera systems, has announced a contract with ROi (Resource Optimization & Innovation) in a move which the company says will help users deliver clinical excellence in the most cost-efficient manner.
Biotronik has announced that the first cardiac resynchronisation therapy device (CRT-D) patient has been enrolled in its so-called EuroEco Trial—the European Health Economic Trial on Home Monitoring in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) and CRT-D patients.
Two thought-provoking articles about what we can learn from innovations in the developing World.
Medtec Innovation Awards Ceremony last night saw worthy winners with brilliant devices.
40% of US doctors say mHealth apps decrease time spent on administration.
We think Telehealth is the future. NHS Adoption Centre agrees.