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Preci-Health are reshaping phlebotomy and venipuncture

By Matthew Calleja

“Answering high market needs with technology in healthcare is how we can empower individuals to take charge of their health journey.” Laurence Blazianu, Chief Business Officer What groundbreaking advancements are reshaping phlebotomy and venipuncture? How pivotal is technology in driving this innovation forward, and what does it mean when this technology is meant to be … Continued

One year later: AI and Big Data in Healthcare

By Matthew Calleja

“More than half of medical professionals everywhere know to anticipate the seismic shift poised by technology to revolutionise healthcare.” – Alex Diaconu, Co-Founder and CEO at Aigia Health How have perceptions of AI and big data in MedTech evolved over the past year, and is the industry ready for the big changes brought on by … Continued

UCLA’s AI-assisted wearable device helps restore voice

By Matthew Calleja

“A voice is a human gift; it should be cherished and used, to utter fully human speech as possible. Powerlessness and silence go together.” Margaret Atwood – Poet, novelist, teacher. Atwood’s words illustrate the significance of one’s metaphorical voice in the expression of opinions and the representation of agency. Along this vein, is there a … Continued

Notable Early SaMD Cleared by FDA

By Randy Horton

One of the unique qualities of Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) is its ability to piggyback off of powerful connected technologies like smartphones, the cloud and Bluetooth to enhance its own capabilities, improving healthcare outcomes and decisions for patients and providers. But SaMD predates many of the technologies that have enabled its current growing … Continued

Doctor’s heroic act sparks MedTech debate amidst Apple hardships

By Matthew Calleja

How does a doctor respond to a medical emergency in the confined space of an aircraft, armed only with limited resources? Are legal disputes hindering the advancement of medical technology? What global conversations surround these critical healthcare issues?  Let’s delve into the significant day when Dr. Rashid Riaz used an Apple Watch to rescue a … Continued

Pioneering medical innovator Acorai secures $4.5M in a heartbeat

By Matthew Calleja

Acorai, an emerging medical innovator device rooted in Sweden and a standout participant in the Med-Tech World Malta 2023 Pitch, has successfully wrapped up a series seed equity round that echoes with success. In a flash, Acorai secured $4.5 million, advancing its clinical studies after a €2.3 million grant and €10 million commitment from the … Continued

Provoked to grow: Top 3 challenges influencing Medical Education in 2024

By Matthew Calleja

Laying the groundwork for innovation “If you look at history, innovation doesn’t come just from giving people incentives; it comes from creating environments where their ideas can connect.“ Steven Johnson, Science author & media theorist The UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has outlined a comprehensive plan to forge a new regulatory framework … Continued

Overcoming the top 3 startup challenges in MedTech

By Michael Joe Cini

“Plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower Military officer, statesman and United States president.  Even the most meticulously crafted plans can crumble. Startups can collapse, partnerships can dissolve. Exemplified by Medtronic’s recent shift in strategy regarding the acquisition of EOFlow, this is the unvarnished truth in any industry striving to make … Continued