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

Posted in Medical Device and Biotech by Medtech[y] Staff

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....

Apple Wearables Grow 50% in Second Quarter with Health Features Driving Demand

Posted in Future of Healthcare by Medtech[y] Staff

May 01, 2019 • 2 min read

Apple's stock jumped over 6% after announcing better than expected second quarter earnings. While the iPhone and services were the focus of many analyst discussions, Apple's Wearables grew nearly 50% in the quarter, bringing the size of their Wearables business close to that of a Fortune 200 company. With the Apple Watch only four years old, this is a very impressive feat....