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Medical Devices

Apr 03, 2013 | Erin McCann
While the focus on many initiatives in transforming hospitals to an accountable care model has focused on IT tools and…
Mar 27, 2013 | Mary Mosquera
The Office of Inspector General issued a "special fraud alert" cautioning that physician-owned distributorships (PODs) are…
Mar 21, 2013 | Mike Miliard
A new report from the West Health Institute contends that improvements in the ability of medical devices and health IT…
Mar 11, 2013 | Eric Wicklund
When the 2013 International CES opened this past January in Las Vegas, the usual high-tech toys and gadget geeks were in attendance. But tucked into that crowd was a newer…
Dec 04, 2012 | Rene Letourneau
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Monday that it is part of the first public-private partnership to…
Nov 26, 2012 | Russ Mitchell
Healthcare reform is fundamentally changing the way hospitals are run. A combination of crushing costs, government edicts and fierce…
Nov 20, 2012 | Kelsey Brimmer
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will need to place a lot of emphasis on implementing the Affordable Care…
Oct 04, 2012 | Rene Letourneau
Venture capital (VC) funding in the life sciences sector, which includes the biotechnology and medical device industries, decreased…
Sep 07, 2012 | Rene Letourneau
In a report released Thursday, the FDA outlined a four-step plan to better monitor and report on the effectiveness…
Aug 08, 2012 | Rene Letourneau
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a proposed rule on July 3 that most medical devices distributed in the United States carry a…

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