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  • FDA Reaches Agreement with Industry for Reauthorization of Medical Device User Fees

    The Food and Drug Administration has issued a statement announcing that the FDA and representatives from the medical device industry and laboratory community have reached an agreement in principle on proposed recommendations for the fourth reauthorization of the medical device user fee program (MDUFA IV). Under the new draft agreement (to be published in the coming weeks), the FDA would be auth ...
  • 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 ...
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.