While it bears the name of its founders, Mayo’s worldwide reputation is not tied inextricably to them. Instead, it rests upon countless physicians who have worked there over time.
If the deal doesn’t go through, Futuremed could owe Cardinal a $4.6 million termination fee, the Canadian Press reported.
With Gingrich’s supporters often casting him as a font of policy wisdom, it’s fair to wonder exactly what the American healthcare system look like under a Gingrich presidency.
With so much word of mouth recommendations being fueled by Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, to name a few, many industries that have a consumer marketing side want to have a role in directing that dialogue.
There’s a reason for some med cities to love the Occupy Wall Street movement. Specifically, the regions without public policies that fund investors or life sciences startups.
In the six-month-long tests involving more than 1,000 women, women who received LibiGel showed a similar number of satisfying sexual events compared with the women who received a placebo.
The scanner spots the presence and location of brain bleeds. Its portable brain diagnostic device called ‘MindReader’ acquires EEG data wirelessly and can be used on an Android phone.
Neoprobe has licensed from AstraZeneca the worldwide rights to an imaging drug candidate that could aid in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.
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The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society has signed on to support Mayo’s Healthy Aging & Independent Living (HAIL) Lab.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius publicly overrules the FDA on Plan B One-Step, an iPhone glucose meter, and other health news.
A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill genomics project has been awarded a $6.4 million federal grant.
Imagine a Mount Rushmore Medical Device Memorial. Which Americans could replace the iconic figures of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt, and provide inspiration for generations to come?
An increase in cost shifting from Medicare onto commercial plans may be taking place.
NDI Medical, a company that invests in, develops and commercializes neurotechnology devices, has opened an office in Minneapolis.
A two-year-old Ohio State University spinoff’s nanofiber scaffold was used to grow a patient’s own stem cells and then implanted into the patient after his trachea was removed.
Developing the analytics to draw meaningful conclusions out of mountains of healthcare data will become an increasingly important — and lucrative — area for companies in the health IT industry.
Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak announced he was challenging the medical device maker to cut 25 percent of its costs — up to $1.3 billion — over the next five years.
It’s fine for the Joint Commission to guard against the downside of activities like texting, but health care IT providers and health system leaders would due well on how to harness physician enthusiasm for better ways of working.
Hospira plans to spend up to $375 million over the next three years to bring its manufacturing facilities into regulatory compliance.