Drug spending projected to grow at 6% clip through 2024, spurred in part by pricey new medications; FDA approves new obesity device; Sanofi diabetes combo drug is better at reducing blood glucose than Lantus.
The health insurer will offer Fit4D's diabetes coaching program to its members after testing the program during a pilot last year.
The government released new data showing how much pharma and device companies spent for research and marketing purposes last year.
The activity monitor dominates the fitness market, but competition in the overall health category is increasing.
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
The manufacturer's SynchroMed drug-infusion pump was associated with 14 deaths.
Apple's ResearchKit could accelerate the pace at which industry approaches start-ups building products in the patient-facing part of health tech
The approval follows three advisory panel reviews and a complete response letter.
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.
Lightbulb company Royal Philips is swapping its heritage for the consumer healthcare business.