MedTech

The Patent Power Struggle in Surgical Robotics

This article was originally published on Med tech Innovation News and remains their copyrighted material. Follow this link to read the full article Not everyone who works in the field of intellectual property understands how important it can be in terms of influencing a market. Nor do they realise how important it...

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Can Europe’s New Medical Device Regulations Actually Stimulate Innovation?

The deadline for medical devices in Europe to fully comply with the latest regulations is fast approaching. From 26 May 2020, a wide range of devices in the medical industry, including surgical instruments and hospital beds, will have a new set of rules in the Medical Device Regulation (MDR), with...

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How can Digital Tech Companies Help Tackle Mental Health?

Mental health has been the subject of increasing public attention in recent years. As well as affecting individuals’ quality of life, poor mental health exacts a significant economic toll: by some estimates depression alone costs the British economy in the region of £100 billion a year through lost productivity and...

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Big Tech Companies on the Healthcare Market

When you hear about the likes of “Apple”, “Amazon”, “Facebook”, “Google” and Microsoft”, healthcare is not typically the first thing that springs to mind. However, in recent years these tech giants have been emerging in the healthcare sector. What triggered this diversity in their market strategy? How might this affect...

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Amazon and Apple Health Clinics

2018 saw Amazon and Apple both announce plans to open health clinics for their employees. These two companies are giants of the technology industry, but they each have very different approaches to doing business. It is, therefore, worth considering each company’s motivations and how this might affect the medical industry...

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