MedTech

Fit4D expands diabetes program with Healthfirst

The health insurer will offer Fit4D's diabetes coaching program to its members after testing the program during a pilot last year.

Manufacturers pay $6.5 billion to healthcare providers in 2014

Manufacturers pay $6.5 billion to healthcare providers in 2014

The government released new data showing how much pharma and device companies spent for research and marketing purposes last year.

Fitbit IPO spurs questions about relevance to healthcare

The activity monitor dominates the fitness market, but competition in the overall health category is increasing.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, May 4

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, May 4

Drugmakers engage early with insurers; patients push for implant to be pulled from the market; about one-third of new drugs qualify for special approval pathways

Medtronic agrees to consent decree

The manufacturer's SynchroMed drug-infusion pump was associated with 14 deaths.

Editor's Desk: And the researchers go wild

Editor's Desk: And the researchers go wild

Apple's ResearchKit could accelerate the pace at which industry approaches start-ups building products in the patient-facing part of health tech

FDA approves Boston Scientific atrial fibrillation device

The approval follows three advisory panel reviews and a complete response letter.

Device maker pays feds $2.8M over physician false claims

Device maker pays feds $2.8M over physician false claims

Medtronic, as part of the settlement, will pay $602,000 to a whistleblower to settle charges it caused physicians to submit false claims to federal health programs.

Philips focuses on healthcare tech

Lightbulb company Royal Philips is swapping its heritage for the consumer healthcare business.

J&J pulls morcellator from market

The company is calling the move a withdrawal, as opposed to a recall.