Marion Webb has been writing about health care issues for nearly two decades as a full-time reporter and freelancer. As the senior business reporter for the San Diego Business Journal, Marion covered new medical innovations at San Diego’s top-ranking research institutions and the medical device and life sciences industry for nearly eight years. She’s also been a regular contributor to the Los Angeles County Medical Association’s Physician Magazine and Physicians News Network focusing on new technologies, practice management, reimbursement and other trendy issues relevant to physician practices and their ability to succeed. She remains fascinated by the ever-growing numbers of innovative products coming out of the medtech sector, from potentially life-saving devices to help treat patients who otherwise wouldn’t have access to medical care to breakthrough technologies that benefit mankind. Marion earned her BA in communications from UC San Diego and continues to enjoy an active lifestyle in San Diego.
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Roche Diagnostics Sees Data Sourcing, AI and Partnerships As Paving The Way to Personalized Health Care, But Challenges Remain
Two Roche Diagnostics executives outlined the company's vision toward personalized health care. Machine learning, partnerships and data sourcing are key.
The recent AACC annual meeting drew more than 20,000 laboratory professionals to the Anaheim Convention Center. Medtech Insight caught up with the leading companies in the diagnostics space for a roundup of their latest product offerings and new developments.
In this edition of Device Week, Medtech Insight managing editor Marion Webb reports on her discussions with diagnostic company executives at the recent American Association for Clinical Chemistry meeting in Anaheim. And senior reporter Catherine Longworth previews her feature on MDisrupt, a new company that touts itself as the world’s first medical diligence company for the healthcare industry.
Exec Chat: Deepak Nath, President Of Siemens Healthineers' Laboratory Diagnostics, Offers An Insider's Look At AACC 2019
At this year's AACC annual conference, Medtech Insight sat down with Siemens Healthineers' president of laboratory diagnostics, Deepak Nath, to learn about plans for their flagship Atellica platform including the new Asa tablet, introduced at this year's show.
Device Week, 2 August 2019 – Global Hearing Aid Market Growing Fast; Zimmer Biomet Continues Turnaround
In this week's podcast, Medtech Insight’s Catherine Longworth chats to Marion Webb about the growth of the global hearing aid market, which is set to rise from $7.7bn in 2018 to $11bn by 2023. Longworth also speaks to Reed Miller to discuss Zimmer Biomet’s second quarter results and its long-term plan to return to steady growth.
Market Intel: Hearing-Aid Companies' Use Of AI, Apps, New Tech Excites Audiologists; Global Hearing-Aid Market Will Reach $11Bn By 2023
Hearing-aid manufacturers are using AI, apps and other new technologies to create devices that are more sophisticated, smaller and more programmable. According to a new report by Informa's Meddevicetracker, the global market for hearing aids will reach $11by by 2023. This article offers an in-depth look at the competitive landscape, products as well as trends, such as new US FDA regulations for over-the-counter hearing aids and devices with language translation capabilities, with key insights from two audiologists.