POSTS TAGGED AS medical devices

Implantable/Dissolvable Sensors

December 2, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dissolvable Electronic Devices
This says it all: “Electronic devices that dissolve completely in water, leaving behind only harmless end products, are [MORE]

“Smart Ink” Microbatteries

November 25, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Battery size has a limiting effect on a number of implantable and wearable devices. To address this, a Harvard lab [MORE]

Mobile Health Planning, Soup to Nuts

October 28, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Becker’s Hospital Review is a champ when it comes to taking a complex subject and organizing it in an easy-to-grasp [MORE]

3-D Printing, Flexible Circuits

October 14, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wellness Sensors
Stain gauges are devices that measure a material’s flexibility. This piece reports how researchers at Purdue University (West Lafayette, [MORE]

Ultra-Low Powered Wireless Sensor

July 8, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

PsiKick Chip
A crucial limitation on the thousands of devices conceived to make up the “internet of things” is their power [MORE]

MEMS Switch for Ingestible Devices

June 17, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Coto Technology RedRock MEMS Reed Switch
Reed switches are small electrical devices made of two metallic prongs inside a sealed glass [MORE]

Veterans Affairs mHealth Program

April 22, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

VA Mobile Healthprovider
This doesn’t sound like cutting edge progress, but the fact that the Veterans Health System is proceeding with [MORE]

Nanotech Wave in Healthcare

April 8, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nano Batteries
This piece mistakenly attributes “nanotechnology” to American engineer Eric Drexler who popularized it in his 1992 book, Nanosystems. Drexler [MORE]

Self-Healing Polymer

March 25, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

This piece describes a “dynamic polyuria” developed at the University of Illinois, which has stretchable and self-healing characteristics as might [MORE]

Medical Nanotech Review

February 18, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Flexible Electronic Around Hair
Here is a convenient review of nanotech innovations for medicine, including developments in contact lenses, heart [MORE]

Fierce’s 15 Innovative Devices from 2013

January 28, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Clearpath Ocular Glucose Monitor
This list included biomarkers for autism and thyroid cancer, devices to control hunger and deliver [MORE]

Medical Innovation Drivers

January 7, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

An executive with Cardinal Health (the pharmaceutical and medical device distribution giant headquartered in Dublin, OH), lists twelve drivers [MORE]

IBM’s Neuro-Synaptic Chip

December 17, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neuron Chip
Most computer chips process instructions in a series, while human neurons do the same in massive parallel.  IBM now [MORE]

Most Profitable in Medical Devices

December 3, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

ResMed S9 Elite
Surgical dexterity, slow heartbeats, and sleep apnea are the drivers of the three most profitable medtech manufactures: [MORE]