Physicians have increasingly looked to 3-D printing for unique implants and surgical models, and some manufacturers are now using the method to mass produce medical devices and even drugs that are more precise, customizable and biocompatible than conventionally produced products.
Edward-Elmhurst Health, based in Naperville, Ill., is investing $7 million in a growing MRI business, a deal that underscores how hospitals are responding to cost-conscious patients.
A cancer patient received the first penis transplant in the U.S. and is recovering well from the delicate surgery, doctors said Monday.
EchoPixel likes to compare its 3-D imaging technology to cutting through a loaf of bread. MRIs and CT scans can create flat, two-dimensional pictures—or single slices—of information. But what if you wanted to cut into the loaf from a different angle to get more detailed cross sections?
An Indiana lawsuit over newborns' blood samples poses a dilemma: How can society balance the right to privacy with the needs of science and medical research?
NantHealth is starting to see greater insurance coverage for its molecular profile diagnostic test, GPS Cancer. The Culver City, Calif.-based company, which filed for an IPO earlier this week, needs to demonstrate that its approach to personalized medicine has commercial applications.
Oracle founder Larry Ellison has donated $200 million to the University of Southern California to fund a cancer research center, matching the largest single donation ever received by the school.
Centerline Biomedical's GPS system is designed to help surgeons move catheters and guidewires through the body without using X-ray fluoroscopy, which subjects patients to radiation.
As providers are tasked with keeping people healthy through risk-based payment contracts, they're investing in genomics and personalized medicine in order to develop new methods of targeting patients who need early intervention.
The first commercial test for the Zika virus has been cleared for emergency use in the U.S. and could be available by next week.
Stanmore Implants Worldwide designs and manufactures implant systems used primarily in limb salvage for adult and juvenile oncology patients.
Greenway Health co-founder Tee Green is stepping down from the top office at the Carrollton, Ga.-based electronic health record and practice management company. He will stay on full time as executive chairman to focus on innovation and growth initiatives. Scott Zimmerman will replace him as CEO.