Medical Technology

The Apple Watch is inching toward becoming a medical device

Sep 13, 2018

Apple is trying to turn its smartwatch into a life preserver with features that gain key clearances from US government regulators

Doctor disciplined for looking up Vegas shooter drug records

Sep 6, 2018

A doctor has been disciplined by Nevada state pharmacy regulators after he was accused of improperly looking up prescription records of the dead gunman in last October's mass shooting in Las Vegas

Markets Right Now: Tech and health care stocks slip

Sep 4, 2018

US stocks are closing lower as technology and health care companies take losses

Birth control app highlights emerging health tech market

Aug 17, 2018

Smartphone birth control app highlights emerging health tech market

Medical device maker settles suit over psychologist's death

Aug 14, 2018

A medical device maker has settled a lawsuit over the death of a Yale University psychologist who died in 2013 when a machine part detached and caused her blood to be pumped onto a hospital room floor

House votes to repeal Obama-era tax on some medical devices

Jul 24, 2018

House votes to repeal Obama-era tax on some medical devices

Bayer to stop sales of birth control device tied to injuries

Jul 20, 2018

The maker of a permanent birth control implant says it will stop selling the device in the U.S. at the end of the year

Medical device company settles US case over false claims

Jul 19, 2018

A New York-based medical device company will pay the U.S. government $12.5 million to resolve allegations that it had health care providers submit false claims to federal programs

Medicare proposes to pay docs for analyzing texted photos

Jul 12, 2018

Medicare says it wants to pay doctors for analyzing texted images and for video chats with patients

Records: Veterans Affairs loses $1M in medical equipment

Jul 6, 2018

Inventory records show Veterans Affairs medical facilities across Ohio lost track of more than $1.1 million worth of medical equipment

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