Medical Devices

ECRI's top 10 tech hazards for 2018
Nov 07 | Beth Jones Sanborn
ECRI Institute weighed factors like severity, likelihood that the hazard could cause serious injury or death,…
3D ultrasound
Nov 02 | Jeff Lagasse
A cost-effective way to boost capabilities can save providers thousands.
How robot-assisted surgery drives up costs
Oct 27 | Jeff Lagasse
Report argues that less technically challenging surgeries, such as the removal of a whole kidney, may not benefit as…
heart device failure
Oct 02 | Kaiser Health News
Officials said the $1.5 billion lost from 2005 through 2014 was a "conservative estimate" while patients paid $140…
Unnecessary image ordering a financial drag
Sep 28 | Jeff Lagasse
But targeting each clinical scenario individually might not address some of the underlying drivers of this trend.
GOP healthcare bill
Sep 20 | Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News
The Graham-Cassidy proposal would fundamentally restructure the Medicaid program.
Sep 06 | Bernie Monegain
Oschner Medical Center says use of Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots will improve patient safety…
Aug 17 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Sanofi, one of Mylan's competitors, brought the matter to the United States…
Aetna in talks with Apple
Aug 14 | Bill Siwicki
Aetna and Apple are in discussions about the smartwatch, which is evolving toward monitoring chronic diseases,…