PhysIQ launches predictive analytic technology for health monitoring
It's been called digital health, connected health, mobile health and everything in between. Not everyone has agreed on a name for the space yet, but the gist is the same, Gary Conkright told Medical Device Daily, referring to the marriage between the IT and healthcare industries.
Corporate greed vs. the American Dream
In 2004 my hometown lost its largest employer to corporate greed. I was a young reporter for the local newspaper, The Register-Mail, when Maytag closed its doors in 2004, forcing roughly 1,600 workers in Galesburg, Illinois and surrounding towns out of their jobs. Most hurtful to the community was the factory's reason for shutting down: Maytag moved to Mexico to take advantage of cheap labor.
ReWalk Robotics secures FDA clearance for exoskeleton for paraplegic patients
In 1997, Amit Goffer, an Israeli inventor, was severely paralyzed as a result of an ATV accident. Not content with his condition or the level of innovation available for paralyzed patients, Goffer, who is now a quadriplegic, began work on mobility devices. His work paid off as he eventually developed an exoskeleton to help paraplegic patients walk.