Technology always seems to change things, doesn't it? We're happily enjoying our horse-drawn carriages when boom -- automobiles enter the scene. One day we're watching cable TV and then boom -- video streaming services arrive. Technology is changing the face of healthcare, too, such as via robots that can help surgeons perform surgeries. Here are three other ways that technology is transforming healthcare.
So when he heard about a new investment platform, called FundRx, that relies on the expertise of doctors as both vetters and investors, he was intrigued. After all, Sensulin’s timetable is long: Moradi expects to start clinical trials in two years, which means the product might reach market in 2020 or 2021 if all goes well. And convincing investors they should care about a next-generation insulin hadn’t been easy. “Fundraising is just brutal,” he says. “We are doing something that is very difficult to explain to most angel investors, but, of course, doctors see patients with diabetes every day.”
The CEO of Blairsville’s Union General Hospital is one of six suspects accused of being involved with fraudulent prescriptions for painkillers.
District Attorney Jeffrey Langley’s office tells news outlets that CEO Mike Gowder and five others were arrested Wednesday after a nine-month-long investigation. Gowder faces two counts of fraudulently obtaining a controlled substance and one count of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance.
How do the top medtech hubs rank when it comes to engineering salaries? We've analyzed each of the top hubs and ranked them on average salary—specifically for mechanical engineers in the medical device field and with 10 years of experience. We sorted the results from lowest to highest paying cities using data from payscale.com. We also provide information on the cost of living index in each of the hubs.
SALT LAKE CITY — After the discovery that up to 4,800 patients at McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden may have been exposed to hepatitis C — and that a former nurse who was stealing morphine may have been the source — patients and hospital officials alike are asking whether more can be done to detect these cases earlier.