Posts Tagged ‘Medical Devices’

Machines that Mimic Human Creativity

Posted on: August 26th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

Each Friday morning for the past eleven years I have woken up, climbed out of bed, and had in mind […]

Invention and Entrepreneurship

Posted on: July 29th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

David Albert is the founder and chief medical officer of AliveCor, a ten-year-old company whose vision is “to be the 24/7 virtual […]

An Icon Bids Adieu

Posted on: April 15th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

In 1985, Dr Jay Stein and his good friend David Ellenbogen teamed up to co-found Hologic with 12 employees and the intention […]

Learning from Past Mistakes

Posted on: March 4th, 2022 by admin

Almost 25 years ago, in 1998, the FDA approved computer-aided detection (CAD) tools as an adjunct to mammography. This was before the […]

Angels in the Crowd

Posted on: February 4th, 2022 by admin

When an entrepreneur has a novel idea for a medical device, her biggest challenge will be to secure the necessary […]

Turning Discovery into Health

Posted on: December 17th, 2021 by admin

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has its origins in a one-room laboratory in New York City in 1887 and […]

Cape Town Company Develops Covid-19 Test Kit

Posted on: December 10th, 2021 by admin

Five years ago, CapeRay joined a consortium of local manufacturers to establish a not-for-profit company called the Western Cape Medical Devices […]

Banking on Stock Exchanges

Posted on: November 5th, 2021 by admin 2 Comments

One of the first stock exchanges was established in Amsterdam in the early 1600s, with the first shares offered for the Dutch […]

Deal Making During a Pandemic

Posted on: May 28th, 2021 by admin

One of the final acts when a deal is consummated is for the two parties to shake hands. However, since […]

Breast Ultrasound and Catastrophic Forgetting

Posted on: May 14th, 2021 by admin

April 2021 saw the publication of journal articles that explored the application of artificial intelligence (AI) to breast ultrasound images. […]