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In this roundup feature focusing on new developments in digital health, Medtech Insight spotlights the push behind digital therapeutics, Abbott’s biowearable line, Exec Chats with iRhythm and Cognetivity, Right To Repair rules for tech, and FDA's guidance on 3D-printing.
The FDA approved a diabetic peripheral neuropathy indication for Medtronic’s Intellis and Vanta spinal cord stimulators a few days after expanding the indication for Senza Nevro’s spinal cord stimulation system to include non-surgical refractory back pain.
On this week’s podcast, Medtech Insight's Reed Miller, Marion Webb and Barnaby Pickering provide a recap of our J.P. Morgan Health Care conference coverage including Abbott, Dexcom, Zimmer Biomet and Nuvasive and spotlight Scottish company PneumoWave.
Investment firm Francisco Partners will acquire IBM’s Watson Health’s data and analytics assets – including Micromedex, MarketScan, and Clinical Development – for an undisclosed price.
The electrophysiology company announced it will reduce its workforce and take other cost-reduction measures to reduce its annual spending by $23m-$25m. Analysts suspect the company will need to raise more money from investors in 2022 or try to be acquired by a larger company.
The annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference includes presentations from major medtech companies describing their experience in 2021 and expectations for 2022 as they continue to cope with the impact of the Omicron surge. Here are some of the highlights from the presentations on the fourth day of the meeting.