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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Smith + Nephew is expanding its suite of simulation technologies to train surgeons on new techniques before they enter the operating room.
In his recent report on Alcon, BTIG analyst Ryan Zimmerman estimated that its pharmaceutical portfolio could generate close to $900m in fiscal year 2022.
Aidoc’s AI-based software is integrated in more than 1,000 medical centers. The company has raised a total of $250m in VC money, which will be used to expand its technology beyond radiology.
Updated: Minute Insight: FDA Clears Zimmer Biomet’s Identity Shoulder, ZB Calls It ‘Biggest Shoulder Launch In the Last Five Years’
Zimmer Biomet said on 20 September that the FDA cleared its Identity shoulder system and expects it to be available to US surgeons in the fourth quarter.
Physician Adoption Of Digital Health Tools Grew Significantly Since 2016, But Emerging Tech Integration Still Low, AMA Survey Shows
Physicians are increasingly using digital health solutions, with telehealth and remote monitoring being the top-ranking solutions, according to an AMA physician survey. In the future, more physicians plan on integrating digital therapeutics.
In this month’s Digital Health Roundup, Medtech Insight’s Reed Miller talks about Biotronik’s and AliveCor’s partnership, Marion Webb profiles three agetech companies, and Barnaby Pickering talks Swiss medtech awards and smart hospitals.