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  • Hackers Steal 600K Records from Health Care Firms – Could Your Wearable Device Be Next?

    Security firm InfoArmor published a report in late July 2016 stating that a group of attackers infiltrated American health care institutions, stole at least 600,000 patient records and attempted to sell more than 3 terabytes of that associated data.  In an interview with eWeek, chief intelligence officer Andrew Komarov noted that the hackers he investigated were able to compromise different heal ...
  • Scheduling an Appointment with Dr. Wearable Device

    Fitbit, Inc. reported its quarterly results which led to an 10% increase in its share price. The company recently announced that Adam Pellegrini will join the company as Vice President of Digital Health on September 6th.  According to the press release, Pellegrini has over 20 years of experience across multiple sectors in healthcare and was previously Walgreens Boots Alliance’s Vice Pr ...
  • Increase in Funding to Med Device Startups

    Despite a drop in the second quarter of 2016, medical device funding is expected to finish stronger this year than in 2015.  CB Insights has released a report on the funding and deal activity within the medical device industry since 2012.  CB Insights reports that "after hitting a 4-year high of $1.5 billion in the second quarter of 2014, funding to medical device startups has sobered conside ...
Conferences
  • Sep

    18

    Vascular InterVentional Advances (VIVA)

    Wynn Hotel

    September 18 - 22, 2016

    Las Vegas, NV

    VIVA is the premier global, multidisciplinary course for vascular intervention and medicine. For the past 11 years, VIVA has defined excellence in professional education by offering attendees an innovative, provocative, and balanced educational experience, enhanced by the use of technology and electronic interaction between participants and faculty experts.

  • Oct

    29

    Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics

    Walter E. Washington Convention Center

    October 29 - November 2, 2016

    Washington, DC

    Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) is the world’s largest and most important educational meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine. For over 25 years, TCT has been the center of cutting-edge educational content, showcasing the latest advances in current therapies and clinical research.