Tag: Exclusive

Custom Tuned Hearing Aids from Comfort of Home: Interview with Adam Karp and Dr. Harvey Abrams of Lively

Lively, a New York-based hearing aid provider, has recently announced their online platform for customers to take virtual hearing tests, purchase hearing aids, and receive videocall support from doctors to fine-tune their hearing aids. The platform represents a telemedicine solution for the hearing-impaired, and allows people to receive treatment f (Read more...)

Silicon Photonics Device to Screen for Arterial Stiffness: Interview with Roel Baets and Patrick Segers, Imec and Ghent University

Imec, a research and innovation hub for nanoelectronics and digital technologies based in Belgium, in collaboration with numerous partners, has developed a new medical device to screen for arterial stiffness, a risk-factor for cardiovascular disease. Routine screening of arterial stiffness in a doctor’s office is currently impossible, meaning (Read more...)

Diagnostic Blood Tests in Minutes: Interview with Brianna Wronko, Founder and CEO of Group K Diagnostics

We have all had to wait for test results after a doctor’s visit. In cases where a serious disease is suspected, a prolonged waiting period can be one filled with agonizing worry and anxiety. In certain scenarios, receiving medical test results earlier may even positively impact the treatment course – allowing patients to start therapy [ (Read more...)

Flex Helps Design and Engineer Medical Devices: CES 2019

Creating new medical devices these days is a serious challenge. Specialized electronics, novel materials, and miniaturization require builders of advanced devices to have a broad knowledge of a variety of topics. Flex is a company that lends its expertise in these matters to medical device firms to help accelerate product development and commercial (Read more...)

Improving Healthcare Efficiency with Incentives: Interview with Ben Kraus, CEO of Stellar Health

Doctors are a busy bunch! From an endless stream of patients to frequent team meetings, from piles of paperwork to hours in the operating or emergency room – the list goes on. In a drastically slow and often back-logged healthcare system, physicians often feel the need and responsibility to get through as many patients as […]

Philips Shows Off Its Latest Health Tech at CES 2019

Philips is a storied name in the medical device industry, manufacturing some of the more advanced imaging systems, diagnostic monitors, defibrillators, and other products. Those of us old enough also associate Philips with consumer electronics and may know that Philips developed the cassette tape and worked with Sony on creating the compact disk (C (Read more...)

Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE Lab Accelerator at CES 2019

Dassault Systèmes is a major French manufacturer of all sorts of clinical equipment and technologies, and the company is always looking for new product ideas and ways that can improve medical care. Recently, the firm launched its 3DEXPERIENCE Lab initiative, which is an accelerator program for startups across the world that are looking for h (Read more...)

Loop High Fidelity Earplugs at CES 2019

Earplugs are typically just pieces of foam that are awkward to use and can ruin one’s carefully crafted style. At CES 2019 we got a chance to check out the Loop earplugs that look cool, have a unique design to dampen sound, and which may become popular by people that don’t like traditional earplugs. Product […]

Omron Blood Pressure Measuring Watch at CES 2019

Omron is about to release the first smartwatch that can measure blood pressure directly from the wrist. The Omron HeartGuide sports a band that doubles as a blood pressure cuff, inflating when requested through the buttons on the side of the watch. We got a chance to check out this nifty gadget at CES 2019: Product […]

Nanopatch for Effective, Pain-Free Vaccine Delivery: Interview with David Hoey, CEO of Vaxxas

David Hoey is the CEO and director of the Vaxxas, a company working on enhancing the performance of existing and next generation vaccines through a novel vaccine delivery technology called Nanopatch. The Nanopatch approach consists of using thousands of vaccine coated microprojections that painlessly perforate into the outer layers of the skin. The (Read more...)