Tag: Exclusive

Sensus Healthcare’s Technology Uses Low-Energy X-rays Directly on Cancer Cells: Interview with CEO Joe Sardano

Sensus Healthcare is a medical device company that focuses on providing non-invasive and cost-effective treatment of non-melanoma skin cancers and keloids utilizing superficial radiation technology (SRT). Their proprietary, FDA-cleared SRT technology is used to effectively and safely treat oncological and non-oncological skin conditions. The radiat (Read more...)

Thync Relax Pro: A Medgadget Review

When life starts to get stressful, we often turn to things like a soothing cup of tea, deep breathing and meditation, or a dose of Xanax to help bring calm. One company we’ve covered in the past, Thync, based in Los Gatos, California, hopes to position itself as a smart, drug-free wearable device that can […]

An Ingredient Technology Company Powering the World of Wearables: Interview with Valencell VP Ryan Kraudel

At Medgadget, we cover a lot of digital health devices and wearables. Some are developed by startups, while others come from brand name businesses that have branched out into this new and growing market. A common thread among most of the digital health technologies covered is the need to record data through various sensor technologies. However (Read more...)

Reminder: Medgadget Sci-Fi Writing Contest!

We are excited to announce the return of the Medgadget Sci-Fi Writing Contest! We cover the latest medical technologies on a daily basis, many of which may seem like they come from the future. Yet, we feel that the medical device industry can benefit from the work of creative fiction writers, as literature of the […]

How Tracing Your Ancestors Could Improve Your Health: Interview with Dr. Ian Zinck, Head of Science and Research at Athletigen

Athletigen is a genetics company with offices in Halifax and Toronto, Canada, that offers advice to athletes and exercise enthusiasts to help maintain and improve their health, based on their genetic data. Customers can get their DNA sequenced, and then based on their unique genetic traits, Athletigen will identify genetic variants that can impact (Read more...)

From Data Management to Leader in Healthcare Informatics: Interview with Information Builders’ Michael Corcoran

In an age in which data is generated at faster rates than ever before, the struggle to streamline and interpret the plethora of available information has been the core driver for many business analytics companies. The challenge is arguably more pressing in an environment as complex as a hospital, where data is constantly gathered at […]

Healthcare Analytics at the Information Builders Summit

Every summer the business analytics and data management company, Information Builders, holds a conference to bring together thousands of company employees, representatives from international conglomerates, and a variety of other attendees. With upwards of 140 presentations and technical workshops spanning three days, there is always something to le (Read more...)

Matching Seniors and Caregivers: Interview with Josh Bruno, Founder/CEO of Hometeam, and Dr. Jeffrey A. Sachs, Hometeam Advisor

Finding a suitable caregiver for an elderly relative can be difficult, and leaving a vulnerable loved one with a stranger can be tough, especially if they have very specific medical or care needs. An innovative platform, developed by Hometeam, a company working in New York City and New Jersey, aims to match caregivers with seniors […]

Reminder: Medgadget Sci-Fi Writing Contest!

We are excited to announce the return of the Medgadget Sci-Fi Writing Contest! We cover the latest medical technologies on a daily basis, many of which may seem like they come from the future. Yet, we feel that the medical device industry can benefit from the work of creative fiction writers, as literature of the […]

Reprogrammed Patient-Specific Pig Organs for Human Transplants: Interview with Dr. Jeff Ross, CEO of Miromatrix

The waiting lists for organ transplants are long, and people die daily waiting for transplants that never become available. For those that get a transplant, there is a risk that their immune system could reject it. Using organs from pigs is an alternative to human organs since many are a similar size. However, there is […]

Will Phase Space Tomography Revolutionize Cardiac Diagnostics? Interview with Don Crawford, CEO of Analytics 4 Life

Human body emits all kinds of signals that, if analyzed with the proper sensors and computers, can help us develop completely new diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. Most medical technology advancements are improvements of existing devices, but some people try for bigger leaps. Analytics 4 Life is a company based in Toronto, Canada, that is deve (Read more...)

Highlights from Mayo Clinic’s Transform 2017 Event

Transform 2017, held a few weeks ago, was the tenth annual healthcare innovation conference hosted by the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation (CFI). Each year it brings together stakeholders from around the world to “challenge assumptions, collaborate, and share results to create the future of health care.” This year the conference focuse (Read more...)

Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and Macadamian Partner to Develop Voice-Enabled Solution for Pediatric Patients with Type 2 Diabetes (Interview)

Voice-enabled technologies are changing the landscape of digital health by offering a new channel to engage patients who are managing their chronic conditions. To leverage this opportunity, Macadamian, a software design and development firm, and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario – Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre (CHEO (Read more...)