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...
Contest Focuses on Sports Injury Solutions

Contest Focuses on Sports Injury Solutions

Element14 is a global electronic component distributor, and the company promotes innovation and invention in an interesting way. They essentially conduct worldwide hack-a-thons, offering prizes to teams that create solutions to a stated problem. The company’s...
Are Health Tech Devices Designed for the Elderly?

Are Health Tech Devices Designed for the Elderly?

Our world faces challenges dealing with an aging population as individuals live longer than ever before. Wearable Health Tech and other mobile devices hold forth the promise of helping provide more effective healthcare for the elderly, save costs, and give individuals...