Chris Newmarker

BD Closing North Carolina Medtech Tubing Plant

Posted in by Chris Newmarker on November 30, 2016
About 120 workers will lose their jobs.Chris NewmarkerBecton, Dickinson and Co. says it will close its Creedmoor, NC, facility, which makes medical device tubing.Franklin Lake, NJ–based BD confirmed its plans to The News & Observer of Raleigh, NC, on Tuesday. Qmed could not immediately re... Continue

How Philips Is Seeking to Make Radiology Smarter

Posted in by Chris Newmarker on November 29, 2016
Officials at the Dutch multinational boast that they are the first to bring adaptive intelligence to radiology. Chris Newmarker Philips's new llumeo imaging and informatics technology uses adaptive intelligence to make it easier for radiologists to work with medical images.Philips announced Illumeo'... Continue

5. Negative Trade Impacts

Posted by Chris Newmarker on November 28, 2016
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3. Reduced Regulation

Posted by Chris Newmarker on November 28, 2016
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5 Ways Trump Could Affect Medtech

Posted in by Chris Newmarker on November 28, 2016
Here’s what analysts are saying so far about what Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president could mean for the medical device industry.Chris NewmarkerThe dust is starting to settle from this year’s U.S. presidential election. (Though, watch out for more drama: There are calls for vote recounts... Continue

This Hydrogel Could Stop Uncontrolled Blood Vessel Bleeding

Posted in by Chris Newmarker on November 23, 2016
The research team that developed the catheter- and needle-delivered hydrogel say they've achieved proof of concept, as well as success in studies with animals.Chris NewmarkerA new shear-controlled hydrogel has shown promise when it comes to blocking blood vessels in hard to reach plac... Continue