Reed focuses on new technology development, including clinical trials and investment start-up companies. He has been covering medical technology since joining Medtech Insight predecessor Gray Sheet in 2000, and also covered cardiovascular technology for theheart.org and drug industry compliance issues for HCPro. Reed has a BA in religion from the College of William & Mary and an MA in Philosophy of Religion from Boston University. He lives and works in his hometown of State College, Pennsylvania.
Latest From Reed Miller
Medtronic Earns CE Mark For Affera Ablation System, Touts New PFA Results
Results of the PULSED AF trial confirm that Medtronic’s PulseSelect pulsed field ablation is safe and effective for atrial fibrillation ablation. The company will likely incorporate PulseSelect into its Affera cardiac mapping and ablation system, which will soon be available in Europe.
News We’re Watching – FDA Nixes Neuralink Trials, Layoffs at J&J, Novel Knee Implants
This week, we learned that the US FDA thinks Elon Musk’s Neuralink brain interface device isn’t ready for human trials. Additionally, J&J cut about 300 medtech jobs, Stryker launched a knee implant, and Active Implants’ meniscus replacement device made it to the FDA’s advisory panel calendar.
Cardio Conversations: Abbott Aspires To Build 'Future Ready' CRM Devices
In this special extra episode of Medtech Insight's podcast series on cardiovascular technology, editor Reed Miller talked to Vish Charan, the divisional vice president of product development in Abbott's cardiac rhythm management division.
Digital Health Roundup: Omar Ishrak’s SPAC; AI In Dermatology, IVF, Imaging; Wellness Apps And Trust
In this month’s Digital Health Roundup, Medtech Insight’s Marion Webb highlights how Alife Health is using its AI-based platform for IVF to increase chances for successful pregnancies while Barnaby Pickering discusses how AI Medical Technology is using AI to detect melanoma. Reed Miller talks about weight-loss device maker Allurion Technologies’ signed SPAC deal.
News We're Watching: Renal Denervation Trial Highlights, TAP Pilot Update, Cardiohelp Safety Alert
Two new studies support ReCor’s Radiance Ultrasound Renal Denervation System, and renal denervation also won the backing of European medical societies. Additionally, the FDA issued an update on the Total Product Life Cycle Advisory Program (TAP) “soft” pilot, and a disposable component of the Getinge/Maquet Cardiohelp system was flagged for possible sterility issues.
Minute Insight: Medtronic Relaunches Harmony Pulmonary Valve Replacement
The company pulled Harmony from the market about a year ago following six reports of the capsule at the end of its delivery catheter breaking.