It can be a real challenge to keep up with the fast-paced and ever-changing healthcare and MedTech industries. To help you stay current on new technologies, emerging trends, research, and other news that will impact your MedTech business in 2019, here’s a list of the best healthcare news sites.
Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI) is a popular resource for MedTech manufacturers. MD+DI provides information that helps you produce compliant devices that align with current market requirements. MD+DI also reports business news from the MedTech industry, such as new partnerships, mergers, acquisitions, research breakthroughs, and new products.
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Want information on a specific company? Visit Investor’s Business Daily, enter keywords or the company’s stock ticker symbol, and you’ll find current stock information and links to news. Although the site is dedicated to helping investors make smart decisions, it also provides marketing and sales teams with a wealth of intel.
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Science Daily is a go-to resource for science news, and it offers a selection of content dedicated to MedTech. Science Daily keeps you informed of the latest discoveries and breakthroughs and, even though it’s a “daily,” this website is updated several times each day to always provide you with the most up-to-date news.
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MassDevice posts news from the medical device industry, but also the stories behind the devices and information about innovators in this market. MassDevice also produces the DeviceTalks podcast series, which features interviews with industry leaders.
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For information on the healthcare industry, trends, and changing regulations, Becker’s Hospital Review is a must-read. Becker’s offers a variety of publications to help you focus on the news you need, including E-Weeklies devoted to top business and legal news, CFO reports, CIO reports, and infection control and clinical quality.
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MedCity News’ mission is to provide information on innovation in healthcare. You’ll not only find breaking news, but also business analysis, policies, and news on the people that are making a difference in the healthcare industry. A portion of MedCity News content is devoted specifically to MedTech.
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The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) produces the Journal of Medical Devices, a quarterly journal including information on new medical devices and instrumentation. The journal also includes devices used in new surgical techniques and in medication delivery.
Subscribe to email alerts on the Journal of Medical Devices' homepage.
MedicalDesign, part of the MachineDesign website and an official publication of the Medical Device Technology Exchange, gives you news on cutting-edge tech and product development. In 2019, MedicalDesign is offering a “Connected Devices Bootcamp” focused on Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
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Medical Design Technology, a division of ECN, is a leading resource for medical design engineers, delivering articles covering topics in cardiovascular, diabetes, home health, implantables, neurology, orthopedics, prosthetics, surgical, wearables, and more.
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Medgadget publishes news on MedTech from around the world, including new devices and approvals, research breakthroughs, reports from healthcare conferences, and insights from industry leaders.
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration offers a variety of resources to MedTech professionals and is the go-to source for regulatory news. The FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDHR) produces CDRH Learn online courses on topics including the safety and effectiveness of medical devices. The FDA also offers access to medical device databases and a schedule of workshops and conferences on medical devices.
Subscribe to receive updates on the Medical Devices Resources page.
Resources From Associations
Healthcare and MedTech industry associations offer a wide range of resources to their members, but even if you haven’t joined, you can still access some of that information. For example:
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Carevoyance contributor Bernadette Wilson of B Wilson Marketing Communications is an experienced journalist, writer, editor, and B2B marketer, specializing in content for technology companies.