In 2020, FDA Authorized 132 Novel Medical Devices

The record-high number of authorizations last year was a significant jump over 2019.
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How Hospitals and Health Systems Can Accelerate Innovation

Among the many lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s clear that the future of healthcare belongs to those who can harness science and technology—sometimes rapidly—to improve population health through more efficient and accessible care.
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How Life Sciences Companies Can Level Up Healthcare Education in Post-COVID Era

It’s time for these companies to bridge the knowledge gap and transform how healthcare information is accessed and used.
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Quantum Computing Makes Inroads in Life Sciences

Quantum computing has spurred the development of new breakthroughs in life sciences from using machine learning methods to diagnose illnesses sooner to identifying materials to make more efficient devices.
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Strategic National Stockpile Ventilators Can Support ‘Most’ Patients, but That Is Not Enough

Critical care hasn’t had many breakthroughs in recent years and in order to change that, I believe we need to put more of an emphasis on integrating technology—specifically artificial intelligence (AI) —into the field.
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FDA Names Acting Director of Medical Device Cybersecurity

FDA Names Acting Director of Medical Device Cybersecurity

The agency created the new post within CDRH, effective January 1.
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COVID-19 Introduces New Risks, Hazards in Health Tech

With the accelerated adoption of many new technologies, ECRI’s annual health technology hazards list has been transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Regulatory Information Management Streamlines Processes and Supports Data Quality

Data integration is doing much to enhance regulatory information management. Life sciences companies are increasingly discovering useful interdependencies between data, documents and RIM processes. The next step is to put this data to work to improve efficiency.
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Boston Scientific Expands Rhythm Management Diagnostics Portfolio with Acquisition of Preventive Solutions

The deal involves an upfront cash payment of $925 million, followed by a potential $300 million commercial milestone payment.
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Medical Devices: Is there Life After Death?

Regardless of the reason for disposing of a medical device or other electronic equipment, the product must be destroyed in a manner in which it can never be reused or identified as coming from your organization. In addition, the resulting materials from the destruction process be disposed of in an environmentally appropriate and regulatory compliant manner.
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