MedTech Executive Looks at the Future

MedTech Executive Looks at the Future

In a recent interview with on Syracuse.com, Jessica Crawford of the MedTech Association offered some predictions about the future of medical technology and its impact on society. One important driving factor that she cited was the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which she...
Ultrasound Imaging for the Masses?

Ultrasound Imaging for the Masses?

Disintermediation. Miniaturization. Commoditization. Big words for big concepts, but the simple fact is that technology has made devices smaller, faster, and more affordable that let the average person perform tasks that used to require trained technical staff and...
New York Conference to Address Digital Health

New York Conference to Address Digital Health

It feels like a tipping point. Big Data, miniaturized low-cost electronics, wearable devices, nearly limitless connectivity, cloud storage that costs almost nothing: these technologies and more seem to be maturing at the same time, bringing the opportunity for...
Disposable Wireless Sensors Get a Boost

Disposable Wireless Sensors Get a Boost

Gentac is a company that makes disposable wireless sensor patches. These battery-less devices rely on the same near-field communications (NFC) technology found in many smartphones to read the sensor’s data from a distance. In a hospital setting, this means that...