Big Challenges Facing CIOs and IT leaders in 2019 in the Healthcare, Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Industry

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May 03, 2019 • 2 min read

Healthcare has benefited tremendously from information technology. Given the need for precision and the deadly consequences of seemingly tiny errors, IT has helped lower costs, increase efficiency and reduce mistakes in the medical industry. Nevertheless, for all the good that technology has done for medical device manufacturing, pharmaceutical production and hospital record management, it has introduced new challenges....

Layoffs Reported at Medtronic's Heartware Location

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April 24, 2019 • 2 min read

Earlier today, there were reports on our Medtronic forums of layoffs at the Medtronic's Heartware location. According to the Heartware website, their corporate office is located in Framingham, MA with operations, manufacturing and distribution centers in Miami Lakes, FL and Arden Hills, MN. We have reached out to Medtronic for comment....

Boston Scientific Gets FDA Nod for LOTUS Edge Aortic Valve System

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April 24, 2019 • 2 min read

Boston Scientific received FDA approval for their LOTUS Edge Aortic Valve System, which is a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) used for patients with severe aortic stenosis who are considered at high risk for surgical valve replacement via open heart surgery....