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Savacor Inc.

Division of Abbott Laboratories Inc.
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ESC 2014 Shines Spotlight On The Future Of Cardiology

The cardiology sector, long known as one of the most innovative in medtech, has a new wave of technologies on the horizon that could help reinvigorate the sector and create new multibillion-dollar market opportunities for device manufacturers. We take a closer look at these technologies, which include vagal nerve stimulation, remote monitoring for heart failure, as well as innovation in the percutaneous coronary intervention space, all of which were all in the spotlight at the recent European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014 in Barcelona.

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Wireless and Mobile Monitoring: Bringing Health Care Home

The recent proliferation of smart phones and mobile apps has put everything from face-to-face meetings to comparison shopping into the palms of our hands. Wireless technology is changing the way we communicate and do business, and proponents say it could soon have a similar game-changing impact on health care. Indeed, hundreds of mobile health apps are already available for relatively simple tasks such as logging and tracking blood pressure measurements, caloric intake, and sleep habits, but this is only the beginning of what could be a pervasive and increasingly sophisticated technology trend in the years ahead.
Medical Device

Proteus Biomedical: Using Computers to Manage Chronic Diseases

Modeled after advanced computers used in industrial applications, such as automotives, Proteus Biomedical hopes to bring what it calls pervasive computing to treat chronic conditions such as chronic heart failure and, later on, others. The company's approach combines device and drug therapy in an innovative kind of combination products; in the process, says Proteus, it will define not just a new category of medical products but also shape a new competitive landscape.
BioPharmaceutical Medical Device

Remote Patient Monitoring: The Markets Near and Far

Remote patient monitoring technologies, have, for years held the promise that they would improve health care by providing physicians with data that would help them intervene and maintain the health of groups of patients who are otherwise prone to exacerbations of illness that land them in the hospital from time to time. In particular, health care constituencies have been looking to telemonitoring to solve problems of chronic illnesses. The premise is that the information gleaned from remote monitoring devices can help keep the chronically ill out of the most expensive care settings like the emergency room. But the remote patient management markets have been slow to materialize for several reasons, not the least of which is lack of reimbursement. For in chronic illnesses, remote patient monitoring technologies become tools of a disease management framework, with all of the uncertainties around the economics and business models of disease management.
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • In Vitro Diagnostics
    • Biosensors
  • Medical Devices
    • Implantable Devices
    • Monitoring Equipment & Devices
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Abbott Laboratories Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Neal L Eigler, MD, Pres. & CEO
    Brian M Mann, VP, R&D
    James S Whiting, CTO
  • Contact Info
  • Savacor Inc.
    Phone: (310) 441-1083
    10780 Santa Monica Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90025
    USA
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