Medical Technology

US goal to be "first" on devices worries former regulators

Nov 27, 2018

Under pressure from industry, FDA sought to be "first in the world" to approve new medical devices. Some former officials say the focus on cheaper, faster reviews poses risks for patients.

US FDA plans overhaul of decades-old medical device system

Nov 26, 2018

US officials plan to overhaul decades-old system for approving most medical devices, after global investigation

Medtronic co-founder who created wearable pacemaker dies

Oct 22, 2018

Earl Bakken, an electronics repairman who created the first wearable external pacemaker and co-founded one of the world's largest medical device companies, Medtronic, has died at age 94

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

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