StrategyPublic Health Experts 'Flabbergasted' That Biden Still Hasn't Picked an FDA Chief
Many stakeholders agree that Biden's foot-dragging on finding a new director has sent the wrong message about the agency's importance.
Covid-19ICUs are filled with COVID — and regret
In hospitals throughout the South as well as in parts of California and Oregon, more than 50% of the inpatients...
Covid-19ECMO Life Support Is a Last Resort for COVID, and in Short Supply in South
Doctors often describe ECMO as a way to let the lungs "rest" ? especially useful when even ventilation isn't fully...
TechnologyPandemic-Era Emergency-Use Devices Pose Hazard, Says Hospital Safety Expert
The FDA's emergency use authorizations in early 2020 remain mostly in effect, creating potential risks to patient safety.
StrategyFlorida Spine Surgeon and Device Company Owner Charged in Kickback Scheme
The indictment alleges that SpineFrontier, Chin and Humad paid surgeons between $250 and $1,000 per hour in sham consulting fees...
TechnologyApple, Bose and Others Pump Up the Volume on Hearing Aid Options, Filling Void Left by FDA
With an increasing number of hearing aids being sold directly to consumers, advocates are eager for the FDA rules to...
InnovationMission and Money Clash in Nonprofit Hospitals' Venture Capital Ambitions
Eager to find new sources of revenue, hospital systems of all sizes have been experimenting as venture capitalists for healthcare...
MarketingSurgeons Cash In on Stakes in Private Medical Device Companies
Hundreds of orthopedists and neurosurgeons have cashed in on stakes in companies that design, manufacture or distribute orthopedic implants ?...
MarketingInjuries Mount as Sales Reps for Device Makers Cozy Up to Surgeons, Even in Operating Rooms
Device makers train sales reps to offer surgeons technical guidance in the operating room on the use of their products.
TechnologyHow Voice Tech Will Change Healthcare Delivery
Conversational AI technology is spurring a wave of innovation between tech companies and healthcare organizations.
Clinical CareDevice Makers Have Funneled Billions to Orthopedic Surgeons Who Use Their Products
SpineFrontier allegedly paid kickbacks to surgeons who agreed to implant the highly profitable devices in hundreds of patients.
TechnologyMedical Device Cyber-Vulnerability Casts a Cloud Over Growing Use
Regulatory focus on fining providers is misplaced, according to a device security expert.