RTG and Diabetes Lead the Way for Medtronic in Q1

Posted in Medical Device

August 22, 2018 • 3 min read

Medtronic released Q1 earnings yesterday, reporting revenue of $7.4 billion with .79 EPS and profit of $1.08 billion. While the overall growth wasn't spectacular, the two glaring highlights came from their Restorative Therapy Group and Diabetes division. ...

New Study Shows Small Percentage of Physicians Receiving High Compensation from Medical Device Companies Disclose Their Relationship

Posted in Medical Device

August 21, 2018 • 3 min read

Finding out how much your physician has received from a medical device company has never been easier. Anyone can go to the Open Payment website and type in their physician's name to see how much compensation they've received from industry sources. With the information being readily available, one would think those physicians would accurately disclose what they make from those industry sources. According to a new study from JAMA Surgery, this isn't the case at all. ...

What medical conditions are tech companies working on?

Posted in Future of Healthcare

August 21, 2018

The first generic version of EpiPen has been approved. FDA granted Teva clearance to sell a potentially cheaper autoinjector

Posted in Biotech

August 16, 2018

Avinger Makes Small Steps in Turnaround Effort

Posted in Medical Device

August 14, 2018 • 4 min read

Avinger is down 6.5% in early morning trading after announcing earnings yesterday after the close. While the revenue numbers aren't earth shattering, it is apparent Avinger is working to control their expenses and start the process of expanding their sales team....