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Providers lack confidence in medical device cybersecurity

Providers lack confidence in medical device cybersecurity

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  October 05, 2018

Providers said they don't get the support they need from medical device manufacturers, and they also said they struggle with keeping accurate inventories of their devices, according to a survey by KLAS and CHIME.

Telemedicine meets artificial intelligence at bedside

Telemedicine meets artificial intelligence at bedside

By Jay Greene  |  September 10, 2018

New technologies and devices that meld telemedicine with artificial intelligence and predictive analytics are giving hope for greater care coordination to thousands and potentially millions of people in the healthcare system.

Bayer to stop sales of birth control device tied to injuries

Bayer to stop sales of birth control device tied to injuries

By Associated Press  |  July 20, 2018

The maker of a permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury reports from women and repeated safety restrictions by regulators said Friday that it will stop selling the device in the U.S.

Abbott's choice: acquire more businesses now or pay later

Abbott's choice: acquire more businesses now or pay later

By Joel Cahill  |  June 18, 2018

Abbott Laboratories needs to decide whether to jump back into the merger arena or rely on internal revenue sources to drive growth and support Abbott's shares, which have leveled off since climbing 40% to a five-year peak of $63.62 during the 12 months ended in March.

CMS considers paying for medical device that treats depression

CMS considers paying for medical device that treats depression

By Virgil Dickson  |  June 01, 2018

The CMS is considering covering a brain stimulation therapy device that helps treat depression in patients who don't respond to other treatments. Hospitals could receive up to $30,000 per patient if the agency covers the device.

Hill-Rom names new CEO

Hill-Rom names new CEO

By Evonne Liu  |  April 27, 2018

Chicago-based hospital bed and medical device supplier Hill-Rom Holdings appointed John Groetelaars president and CEO, effective May 14.

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